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  • Chinese arrivals down, but not by much

    Chinese arrivals down, but not by much

    Thailand’s July travel figures are showing the first signs of a decline in Chinese arrivals – this from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ latest data. But the news isn’t catastrophic. The July figures indicated a marginal decline as opposed to some reports of a mass exodus of Chinese tourists following the Phoenix boat disaster in Phuket on July 6

  • Body of Indonesian man recovered off Karon Beach

    Body of Indonesian man recovered off Karon Beach

    PHOTO: Royal Thai Navy A body has been found at Karon beach after nearly two days of searching. The man’s body was found floating just off the shoreline, near the beach area in front of the Karon roundabout. The Indonesian man was missing since Sunday afternoon when he and a 23 year old Ukranian female friend, Inna Lutsyk, got into difficulty in surf off Karon Beach

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    Ban military conscription, sell the submarines – Pheu Thai

    The Pheu Thai Party, the political party who won elections under Thaksin, then Yingluck Shinawatra, will abolish compulsory military conscription if it is returned to power after the next election. The former ruling party also says it will sell the Navy’s submarines and use the money to fund the construction of hospitals, the source added

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    One dead after ammonia leak at Phang Nga ice-factory

    PHOTOS: Natthawut Plukmaidee / Newshawk Phuket The owner of an ice factory in Phang Nga has died after an ammonia gas leak was discovered in the factory in Kokkloi yesterday (August 26). Rescue workers were notified of the incident at 4pm Sunday afternoon. The owner of the factory fell unconscious after breathing ammonia gas in his efforts to control the situation.

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    The bitter legal battle to salvage Koh Poda

    by Piyaporn Wongruang – The Nation Weekend   (12 minute read) Worapoj Lomlim could barely sleep days before the Krabi provincial court was set to read the verdict of the Court of Appeals Region 8 on a land dispute over Poda, the renowned island. “It was epic

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    Indian tourist dies after being pulled out of the surf at Kata Beach

    PHOTOS: Karon Police, Newshawk An Indian male tourist has been pronounced dead after being hauled out from the Kata Beach surf yesterday (August 25). Karon Police were notified at 5pm that three tourists had been recovered from the surf in a red flag zone area.

  • Blue Tree Phuket, a world-class HUGE waterpark

    Blue Tree Phuket, a world-class HUGE waterpark

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  • New driving laws almost ready for Cabinet consideration

    New driving laws almost ready for Cabinet consideration

    With this year’s new year festivities only four months away, the government is keen to get new driving laws enshrined and operational to help avoid another holiday festival where Thais, expats and tourists, wipe themselves out on the Kingdom’s roads.

  • 32 year old attacks ex, then abducts and rapes her

    32 year old attacks ex, then abducts and rapes her

    PHOTO: Sanook Sanook is reporting that Prachuap Khiri Khan police have arrested a 32 year old man who allegedly attacked and raped his ex girlfriend after she posted on social media that she had a new lover. Fresh out of jail after serving a three year sentence over a murder, police say that Chaiwat was drunk and armed with a knife when he went to the home of 25 year old Kusama last Sunday. He allegedly attacked her with the knife inflicting six wounds to her neck and body. Her father suffered two wounds during the attack

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    Former Krabi City Mayor fights for Koh Poda

    A former Krabi City Mayor is again fighting for Koh Poda after the court dismissed his appeal.