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  • THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12

    THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12

    New faces on the political scene | Rabies Epidemic Zone for Nonthaburi and Bangkok | Fire in Pattaya’s Walking Street | 27 tourists arrested on island near Ranong | Spate of drownings over weekend | Guy in hospital with amnesia, ummm, actually wanted by police… BUSTED! The post THAIGER TODAY Monday, March 12 appeared first on Phuket Gazette .

  • 90 arrested, 74 motorcycles seized in crackdown

    90 arrested, 74 motorcycles seized in crackdown

    Bangkok police arrested 90 motorcyclists and pillion riders and seized 74 modified motorcycles in a crackdown on street racing on Bangkok’s streets.

  • Ex-husband kills woman on the street

    Ex-husband kills woman on the street

    The ex-husband of a head maid stabbed her in the the street almost 10 times in the middle of a crowd in southern Phuket Town.

  • Accelerating Rabies vaccinations in Trang

    Accelerating Rabies vaccinations in Trang

    There have been three deaths in Kalasin province linked to Rabies. And some suspected cases around Bangkok

  • What does Anastasia Vashukevich know?

    What does Anastasia Vashukevich know?

    PHOTOS: Instagram The raid on a ‘sex seminar’ in love-making in Pattaya last week has grown into an international story of intrigue with links to the ‘Russia-meddling-in-US-election’ ongoing investigation. A Belarusian escort, with close ties to a powerful Russian oligarch said from behind bars in Bangkok, yesterday that she had more than 16 hours of audio recordings that could help shed light on the ‘meddling’. The New York Times is reporting that the escort says she will hand over the recordings if the US grants her asylum

  • Thai Airways continues to struggle against newer, nimble competitors

    Thai Airways continues to struggle against newer, nimble competitors

    Fierce competition and rising fuel costs are said to be the main cause of Thai Airway’s tough last year. Thai’s operating profit for the last year was down nearly 30% to 2,856 million baht.

  • Local administrative organisations to take over lifeguard contracts

    Local administrative organisations to take over lifeguard contracts

    Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong, says that the local administration organisations will take control of the lifeguard hiring budget instead of the Provincial Administrative Organisation (OrBorJor) to avoid the problems with the annual lifeguard contract and beach safety. “Especially this year, there has been a lot of people drowning at our beaches during the time we didn’t have an effective lifeguard patrol. We are looking at better management and the local administration organisations should be the ones taking control of the lifeguards in their area.

  • THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21

    THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21

    Four die in a Krabi road smash | More of the Bangkok driveway-blocking drama | A BIG find on a Gulf beach | Suthep announces new political party | New engine-size tax for motorbikes | Government caves into power plant protesters. The post THAIGER TODAY Wednesday, February 21 appeared first on Phuket Gazette

  • Senior DSI official faces probe over alleged rape, extortion

    Senior DSI official faces probe over alleged rape, extortion

    A disciplinary investigation is to begin next week into claims that a Department of Special Investigations official took a video of him raping a 38 year old Pattaya businesswoman at gunpoint in May 2015 and then used the tape to blackmail and extort 2 million baht from the woman. Justice Ministry deputy permanent secretary Thawatchai Thaikhiew said yesterday that the alleged victim, whose name is being withheld, filed a petition for justice on Thursday with the Police Crime Suppression Division

  • Thailand Kite Festival returns to Hua Hin in March

    Thailand Kite Festival returns to Hua Hin in March

    PHOTO: Peter Lynn Kites The ever-popular Thailand International Kite Festival is set to take to the skies on March 23-25, 2018 at the Army Non Commissioned Officer School, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan. Fancy Kite Show:  This year, the event will see 20 kite-flying teams from around the world, including Switzerland, Germany and France. The displays of beautiful kites from all over the world will include giant kites in the shapes of super heroes and cartoon characters as well as in geometric forms