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    Satun: 59 year old man killed cleaning grenade

    PHOTO: The Advertiser A man in Satun province has been killed after a grenade he was cleaning exploded. Police say the man had been keeping the grenade in his house for a year. 59 year old Prasert Chuayjit was killed in his house in Ban Tha Chin village in Tambon Klong Khud, Muang district, at around 7am this morning

  • Driver found dead at the back of his bus

    Driver found dead at the back of his bus

    A Phuket-Pattalung  bus driver has been found dead in a parked bus at a gas station in Phuket Town today (June 13). Phuket City Police were notified about the sad discovery at a gas station on Damrong Road in Phuket Town at 11am. Police and rescue workers arrived to find a body of 52 year old Surat Nooklin lying on the back seat of the bus.

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    Six arrested in Phuket drug shakekdown

    Cherng Talay Police have arrested six suspects found with kratom and marijuana yesterday (June 12). • Police arrested 34 year old Ampohn Chitchonlatan from Phuket. She was found with 15 of kratom leaves, 0.45 litres of liquid kratom,  a bottle of cough syrup and a bottle of Coca Cola drink

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    Islamic committee chair dies from Friday shooting in Pattani

    Pattani Islamic Committee deputy chairman Aduldej Chenae, who was seriously injured from a gun attack in the southern province on Friday, was pronounced dead at 2.45am today (Sunday) in an intensive care unit of Pattani Hospital. The 55 year old Aduldej was leaving a mosque in front of Ban Lalo Witthaya School in Sai Buri district, where he also served as school manager, when he was shot and seriously injured by two gunmen. His body was collected from the hospital at 5.10am for the 10am funeral prayer at the school before his burial rite is held.

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    Multihull Solutions Regatta returns to Chalong Bay this July

    Entries for the 2018 Multihull Solutions Regatta are already flowing according to the Phuket Yacht Club Commodore, Scott Duncanson. “This is the ninth running of the event and on the back of a surge in multihull popularity globally, has grown to become Asia’s largest multihull-only Regatta”.

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    Trang: Southern Thailand’s rising star

    As real estate in the markets of Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi increasingly becomes unattractive to investors and speculators due to rapid appreciation and the lack of new land coming up for sale, markets in other southern Thai provinces are beginning to bud. Trang is one such market that speculators would be wise not to ignore. The President of the Agency for Real Estate Affairs Company Limited (AREA), Dr Sopon Pornchokchai PhD, has championed the province and makes some valuable observations.

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    Thai industry declares war on plastic pollution

    It seems the relentless media reporting, photo evidence, social media and horrendous stories about sea creatures being washed ashore consumed by plastics, has now forced Thai leaders to push the issue of plastic use to the top of their priority list. 20 ministries and the private sector have launched a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags to mark the World Environment Day on June 5 each year. Every ministry in Thailand has agreed to curb its use of plastic bags and foam packaging as part of the government’s pledge yesterday on World Environment Day.

  • Phuket’s Ao Kung residents oppose marina project

    Phuket’s Ao Kung residents oppose marina project

    Locals from the Ao Kung community, in the far north of the Phuket, along with environmentalists, are expressing serious concern about the building of a new marina. The 120 million baht marina project will have the capacity to accommodate up to 72 yachts.

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    SPECIAL REPORT: Saving paradise by setting limits

    By Piyaporn Wongruang Maya Bay has finally been closed down. On Thursday, park rangers at Had Nopparat Tara-Mu Ko Phi Phi marine national park placed buoys demarcating a no-access zone to prevent tourist boats getting in, as a part of a long-term rehabilitation process for the park’s world-renowned Maya Bay.

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    Six Thais arrested over re-posting ‘fake news’

    A Cambodian man has been arrested in Phnom Penh this morning after allegedly posting fake news about comments allegedly made by the Thai PM.