Artikel tagged “Phuket News”

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    Top International Schools in Sukhumvit – and what is unique about them

    by Daniel Lummis There are numerous challenges to be faced when living in a country with a culture very different to your own but perhaps the most difficult, for parents at any rate, is that of choosing a school in which your children will thrive and receive a first-class education. Bangkok is home to many excellent international schools but facilities, curricula and educational philosophies may vary significantly from one establishment to the next, making selecting the right one a tough task for expatriates living in the city. To make this task just a little easier, we are going to take a brief look at 5 of the top international schools located in the Sukhumvit area, briefly outlining what each of them has to offer

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    How many Thai durians can Alibaba sell in one minute?

    Thai durian sold like hot cakes after Jack Ma showed the magic of e-commerce during his visit to Thailand by selling 80,000 golden pillow durians on his online platform T-mall within one minute. One minute! While Ma was in Thailand to make a mega-deal on investment on Thursday, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong gifted the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba a fresh “golden pillow”, the Kingdom’s most famous variety of durian

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    Police make two arrests over travel scams

    The owner of a Thai tour company has been arrested for deceiving 33 tourists left abandoned in Osaka, Japan last February. Tourist Police deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal says that 35 year old Sonthaya Phosri had been arrested the day before under a warrant issued by the Thonburi district court.

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    Big drug crackdown in Thalang

    Thalang police have arrested a local drug dealer, 24 year old Saowarak ‘Tah’ Oamsin, with 4,548 amphetamine pills and 136.55 grams of crystal methamphetamine. She was arrested in a house in Paklok after police received a report from undercover officers in the area that she was selling drugs to local juveniles regularly. At the house, police found the drugs, a digital scale, zip-lock bags to separate the drugs with black, pink and brown hand bags, for a total value of about 1 million Baht.

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    Spotted stingray found near Phi Phi

    Scuba divers have spotted a stingray hunting for food in the deep sea off Koh Phi Phi while specialists warn that the rare animal is deadly dangerous and better left alone.

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    Pervert cameraman scares woman in Krabi

    A 37 year old woman, Parinda Asapa, contacted Ao Nang Police after she discovered a man taking a video of her taking a shower. She said that she lives in a rented flat in Ao Nang and at about 10.15 pm last night (April 17), she was taking a shower and noticed a man standing behind the wall of the bathroom and put his hand holding a mobile phone to take a video of her through a vent.

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    Songkran’s colour splash man arrested

    A construction worker, 29 year old Payak Samniangmai, who works in the nearby area where the cars were splashed with acrylic paint on April 13, has been arrested today (April 18). There were a total of 9 cars splattered with the hard-to-remove colour paint.

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    M comes to your Facebook Messenger

    “M” is Jame’s Bond’s boss. But starting today, M is also an AI smart assistant embedded in Facebook Messenger in Thailand

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    Krabi woman wins 1st prize in the lottery

    A 32 year old Krabi local, Pornpimon Ratniyom, has just won the first prize lottery in the first round since Thai New Year, receiving a prize of 18 million Baht. Pol Capt Niwat Timkate, from Krabi Police Station, revealed the winner yesterday afternoon (April 16). The Thai lottery is announced twice each month (the 1st and 16th of each month).

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    Will you be booking a flight with standing plane seats?

    PHOTO: Aviointeriors They’ve threatened charging ‘fat’ people more for their aircraft seat, even smaller seats and zero-recline seats. Anything the bean-counters running the world’s airlines can do to increase their bottomline, whilst discomforting ours, it seems, they will try.