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  • “Round up the BKK soi dogs and send them up-country” – Soi Dog Foundation responds

    “Round up the BKK soi dogs and send them up-country” – Soi Dog Foundation responds

    The scheme to control stray dogs recently announced in Bangkok is inappropriate and unlikely to be effective, according to Soi Dog Foundation (SDF). The Thapthan shelter in Uthai Thani, where it is proposed that captured dogs will be impounded, is one of the best shelters in the country, but it is already at or near capacity. The former Bangkok Governor and dog lover, Major General Chamlong Srimuang, built his own private shelter in Kanchanaburi province several years ago to house Bangkok strays

  • Despite a ban, permission has been sought to launch 64,000 lanterns for Loy Krathong

    Despite a ban, permission has been sought to launch 64,000 lanterns for Loy Krathong

    Enthusiasts are seeking permission to fly 64,000 lanterns on the night of Loy Krathong in Chiang Mai, despite a nation-wide ban. Loy Krathong is on this Thursday

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    Meeting in Pattaya addresses Chinese tourism drop-off

    PHOTO: South China Morning Post The Tourism Authority of Thailand, and its regional offices, are very good at painting a happy face, even as the numbers and trends are heading in the opposite direction of their planned growth in tourist arrivals. In Phuket, for example, where there’s been a big drop off in Chinese tourists, the local TAT is quoting an official drop of less than 10% (without providing information about how they measure it), whereas local hotels and tour operators are saying the drop has been more like 50% plus.

  • Don’t complain about the oranges. Market customer shot after complaint.

    Don’t complain about the oranges. Market customer shot after complaint.

    A Pathum Thani fruit vendor has been arrested today shortly after she allegedly shot and killed a customer who complained of “rotten oranges” at her market store, just north of Bangkok. Klong Luang police were alerted to the shooting at 8am inside the Iyara Market in Pathum Thani’s Klong Luang district. Police say 30 year old Saranya Saksaeng was shot once on the chest and three times on the abdomen.

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    Morning collision leaves 18 injured, mostly students

    Fifteen students and three adults have been injured after a cold-storage truck collided with a song-taew bus on a Phatthalung road this morning, south of Krabi province. The injured were taken to Phatthalung Hospital following the 7am incident at a curve on the Asia Highway in Moo 3, Tambon Tha Kae, in Muang district. There was high drama at the hospital with the students crying and hospital staff rushing to treat them

  • 14 yo allegedly raped at knifepoint in Pattaya

    14 yo allegedly raped at knifepoint in Pattaya

    Police in Jomtien are investigating the alleged rape of a 14 year old girl at a beach south of Pattaya last night. Police say it is a well lit area but only have information that the rapist was a 20 – 25 year old with facial tattoos.

  • Chinese tourists still number one visitors to Phuket

    Chinese tourists still number one visitors to Phuket

    The Deputy Director of the Phuket Tourism Authority of Thailand, Montri Manator, says, “Numbers of Chinese tourists visiting Phuket in tour groups have been continuing to decrease after the Phoenix sinking on July 5 this year.” “On the other hand, Chinese tourists who are visiting Phuket by themselves, called FIT groups (Free and Independent Travellers), has not decreased. They are continuing to visit Phuket in high numbers. “These are Chinese tourists who book their own holidays, decide which hotel to stay at, where to eat and where to visit.

  • Acid-splashed wife’s death – husband is detained, taxi driver speaks out

    Acid-splashed wife’s death – husband is detained, taxi driver speaks out

    Police have brought 50 year old Kamtan Singhanart to the Thon Buri Court’s order for an initial 12 day detention period after being accused of splashing acid on his wife Chorladda Tharawan’s face before fleeing on November 9.

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    Two arrested with 10 kilograms of crystal meth in Krabi

    Border Patrol Police have arrested two drug suspects with a colossal 10 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (usually measured in grams), and 121 methamphetamine pills this week. Details were revealed at a media scrum at the Krabi Border Patrol Police Station in Krabi yesterday. 34 year old male Prasert Promprung and 19 year old female Suthasinee Srisuwan were arrested over the seizure.

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    A perfect storm hits Flight JT 610

    If you get into a car that has had, and officially logged, malfunctions over the past four outings – all critical malfunctions to the correct operation of the car – would you start the key and head out into the traffic? Probably not. That appears to be what Captain Suneja, and his co-pilot on Flight JT610, did as the sun rose on Monday, October 29 in the fatal Lion Air crash into the waters off Jakarta.

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