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  • Jeans and T-shirts banned for Government House journalists and photographers

    Jeans and T-shirts banned for Government House journalists and photographers

    PHOTO: A group of Thai journalists and photographers learning how to put on a tie Tatty old jeans and a T-shirt – OK for a night out in Sukhumvit but not good enough when attending pressers with the Thai PM. If you want to attend media conferences or take photos of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, then you need to dress to impress, or don’t bother coming

  • Thaksin slams Thai ‘democracy’ on the celebration of his birthday

    Thaksin slams Thai ‘democracy’ on the celebration of his birthday

    Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra is vowing to keep on his “battle for Thailand’s democracy”, despite living in self-exile overseas for around a decade. This announcement from red-shirt media yesterday (August 9). The Peace News Facebook page reports that the ex-premier, overthrown by a military coup in 2006, made a speech during his belated birthday party with his sister, another ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra.

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    Ban for jet-skis and parasail rides continues until August 14

    If you were planning to head down to the west coast today for a quick jet-ski dash and parasail ride, forget about it, they won’t be operating. The Acting chief of the Phuket Marine Office yesterday announced a ban for jet-skis and parasail ride operators using Phuket’s west coast beaches until August 14. The Phuket Marine Office Acting Chief, Wiwat Chitcherdwong says, “according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) Office, heavy rain and high waves, up to three metres, are still affecting the Andaman Sea until Thursday August 14.” “Jet-skis, parasails and ‘marine activities’ are now banned until the order is changed.” he added

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    ‘Yanui’ believed to be a mixed-breed crocodile

    Expert believes that Yanui, the much-travelled crocodile, is a mix crocodile. However more DNA tests are being conducted

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    Special welcomes for Chinese tourists at Krabi Airport

    The Krabi Immigration Office at Krabi Airport has provided special warm welcomes for Krabi Chinese tourists including more exclusive Visa checkpoint lanes. Krabi Immigration Office Chief Col Suparueak Pankomon led the warm welcome for 138 Chinese tourists who were arriving with a charter flight on Uron Airlines from China

  • Nigerian drug suspect arrested after police chase

    Nigerian drug suspect arrested after police chase

    PHOTO: Matichon Thai-language daily Matichon has reported that a Nigerian drug suspect did a runner after being tracked down by Samui police today.

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    Entertainment venues in Patong, connected to the Sattahip murder, found illegal

    Police last night (July 31) raided an entertainment business on Bangla Road which allegedly belongs to one of the Chonburi double murder suspects. The business was found to be illegal. Chonburi police, investigating the brazen double execution-style murder in the car park at Buddha Mountain in Sattahip, say initial investigations were able to uncover a number of possible motives and implicate an initial set of suspects.

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    Protesters turn to ‘cursing ritual’ in the latest Doi Suthep protests

    PHOTO: File Photo by Nisanart Kangwanwong  If banners and peaceful protests don’t work, try a bit of local northern Thai ‘woo woo’ instead. As part of next month’s protests agains the Doi Suthep housing development in Chiang Mai organisers are planning a ‘cursing ritual’. The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network is staging a major protest in late August to pressure the Court of Appeals Region 5 to give up the mountainside forestland on which a controversial housing project has encroached

  • Chiang Mai wife grabs husband’s Glock and shoots him dead

    Chiang Mai wife grabs husband’s Glock and shoots him dead

    PHOTO: Sanook Sanook is reporting that the police were called to a shooting crime scene shooting in a bedroom behind a convenience store in Hang Dong jurisdiction., Chiang Mai 48 year old Sawat, a civil defense volunteer in Chiang Mai was shot in the chest. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. The man’s wife, 60 year old Wilaiwan, was waiting for police who they arrived. She was holding a Glock 9mm, still in her hands, and crying

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    One missing in Nai Yang beach accident – Photos and video

    PHOTOS: Tanakit Meebunkit/Facebook – Emergency Incident Phuket VIDEO: Wallop Jf Boonjun One child remains missing after a fun day to Nai Yang beach in the north end of the island’s west coast beaches, went wrong. The missing boy has been named as 11 year old Suphat Jampathong from the Wat Mongkolwararam School.