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  • 44 national assembly reps support bill to decriminalise ‘medical marijuana’

    44 national assembly reps support bill to decriminalise ‘medical marijuana’

    A total of 44 members of the Thai National Legislative Assembly have signed in support of a draft bill to decriminalise marijuana for medical purpose by deleting cannabis from the Category 5 list of narcotic drugs, said Mr Somchai Sawaengkarn, secretary of  the NLA’s extraordinary committee on parliamentary affairs.

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    Lion Air flight JT 610 – body parts found, no plane located yet

    PHOTO: Indonesian National Disaster & Mitigation Agency Search and rescue efforts continue to find more bodies and debris in the wake of the Lion Air flight JT 610 that crashed yesterday morning just after 6.30am in the seas north of Jakarta, Indonesia.

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    Phuket smartens up to bring tourists back

    Marimi Kishimoto, Nikkei staff writer Reeling from a deadly boat accident this summer, Thailand’s Phuket Island is using “smart” technologies to tackle issues like safety and traffic in an effort to get back on track amid the Southeast Asian tourism boom.

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    Phuket Administrative Court officially opens

    The Phuket Administrative Court has been officially opened which provide service for the Krabi, Phang Nga, Ranong and Phuket provinces.

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    Swimmers stung by Bluebottles on Patong Beach

    PHOTOS: Lucky / Patong Lifeguard / Newshawk Phuket Today, tourists have been stung by jellyfish at Patong beach. Lifeguards provided quick first aid. The tourists described the stings as painful but that the treatment provided relief very quickly.

  • Can Thailand lure the Chinese back?

    Can Thailand lure the Chinese back?

    After half a decade of incredible growth in Chinese tourism to Thailand, the numbers are now in a tail-spin as numbers drop off around the country. With annual rises of 20-50% per annum for half a decade there has been a big drop off in the last quarter (Q3) of 2018

  • Thonglor Pet Hospital enters Phuket market

    Thonglor Pet Hospital enters Phuket market

    b y Kwanchai Rungfabaisarn Thonglor Pet Hospital has announced that it has bought a majority stake in a Phuket facility, marking the company’s expansion into the South.

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    An inspiration for the world – Mu Pa mission chief in New York

    “The recent multinational rescue operation to free the Mu Pa football team members from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province should be an inspiration for people around the globe to help one another.” – Mission’s chief, Narongsak Ostanakorn “I hope this experience inspires people to start living for others,” Narongsak said. “That would be a game changer for the world.” Narongsak was speaking after receiving the 2018 Game Changer of the Year award at a ceremony hosted by the Asia Society.

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    Suspect drove off Patong Hill after killing wife

    A man, who bashed his wife’s head against the wall, killing her, sustained serious injuries after driving a car, colliding with a motorbike and careering over the side of Patong hill yesterday around midday. The man has been identified as 48 year old Bancha Jaijan from Nan in northern Thailand.

  • Thailand donates to the Indonesian relief effort whilst thousands flee the region

    Thailand donates to the Indonesian relief effort whilst thousands flee the region

    Thai PM Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says the Kingdom of Thailand has made a donation of 5 million baht to the relief program to assist victims of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami. International efforts to assist the Indonesian government to deal with the devastating natural disasters gathered pace amidst concerns over hundreds of thousands of survivors with little food and water. Thai PBS reports that General Prayut handed over the donation to Indonesian Ambassador to Thailand Ahmad Rusdi at the Government House yesterday