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    Going grey – The ‘Gold’ App for Thai seniors

    The Government will later this month launch an app, called “Gold Application”, for elderly citizens to keep them informed of the rights, benefits and opportunities they are entitled to.

  • Another 81 foreigners arrested in the latest ‘X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner’ sting

    Another 81 foreigners arrested in the latest ‘X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner’ sting

    FILE PHOTO: X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner raid in Bangkok Tourist police joined forces with other police agencies nationwide to search 123 spots around the country and arrested 81 foreigners on several charges in the latest in its X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner operations. This was the seventh operation targeting illegal foreigners in the Kingdom, many working illegally for schools and language courses. The raids were were conducted throughout yesterday until late last night (Wednesday).

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    6 killed, 44 injured in another bus crash in Tak

    Another crash, again involving a bus carrying Burmese workers back home for Songkran. Six Burmese migrants have killed and 44 others were injured when a bus taking them from Tak to Chachoengsao lost control and crashed down a roadside hill last night (Monday).

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    Southern violence injures four – attacks in Sungai Golok and Pattani

    Violence continues in two deep southern provinces last night (Monday), injuring at least four people. Initial reports said that at least four people were injured when bomb attacks hit Narathiwat’s Sungai Golok district and Pattani provinces. In Sungai Kolok, the bomb attacks took place in two areas, injuring at least three

  • Looming fishing strike over government IUU restrictions

    Looming fishing strike over government IUU restrictions

    PHOTO: The Nation Southern fisherman are threatening to strike to put pressure on the Government to ease restrictions on what’s called  illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing practices.  New technologies and other improvements have been introduced in the Thai fishing fleet in efforts to get the nation removed from the European Union’s “watch list” for illegal fishing.

  • The economic impact of closing down Maya Bay for four months

    The economic impact of closing down Maya Bay for four months

    So what impact will closing down Maya Bay for four months have? Will it be cataclysmic for Phi Phi and Krabi tourism? Will tourist operators survive

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    VietJet introduces more flights in Thai skies – BKK to Krabi

    Thai Vietjet has launched a new service between Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Krabi with 2 flights daily. The fully booked inaugural flight VZ340, operated by new aircraft Airbus A320 wearing “Amazing Thailand” tourism logo landed safely yesterday morning at Krabi international Airport with a full water canon salute. All passengers and flight crew were greeted with flower garlands from Krabi Governor Pol Lt – Colonel ML Kitibodi Prawit, Krabi Airport Director, Representative from Travel Authority of Thailand (Krabi Office), and other honor guests and media

  • Why selling property too fast is bad business?

    Why selling property too fast is bad business?

    by Bill Barnett of One of the most common mistakes by property developers in hot markets or with premium properties is the misconception that a fast sell-out is good. It’s often hard for real estate sales people whose mantra follow’s the ABC’s (always be closing) to understand the big picture, or more importantly the bottom line.

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    Songkran Survival Guide – Top Ten Tips

    Songkran is a celebration of the Thai New Year on April 13 each year. What started as a respectful washing of Buddha images with water to welcome in the forthcoming wet season, has turned into a mega-water fight

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    Trucks and buses caught speeding more than 17 million times last year

    Cargo trucks and public transport buses in Thailand were found to have been speeding beyond the legal limit on more than 17 million occasions last year, according to a GPS-based study by a Bangkok-based university.