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  • Rotary Club of Bangkok and Rotary Thailand celebrate 88th anniversary

    Rotary Club of Bangkok and Rotary Thailand celebrate 88th anniversary

    PHOTO: The Board of Directors and members of the Rotary Club of Bangkok The Rotary Club of Bangkok, the first Rotary Club in Thailand, celebrated its 88 th  anniversary on September 21, 2018 with a major gathering of members and dignitaries from across Asia. Led by Khun Maleeratna Plumchitchom, the current President of the Rotary Club of Bangkok, the anniversary event was hosted in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel in Bangkok

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    Junta goes for lighter touch on lese majeste laws

    with Kai Chanwanpen – The Nation iLaw experts say they see changes for the better and courts given more leeway in Thailand’s lese majeste cases. Thailand saw the most aggressive enforcement of the lese majeste law after the junta came to power in 2014, but current trends point to an unprecedented relaxation, according to iLaw. “There was a time, after the coup in 2014, when dozens of people were summoned and charged, with military officers present in the process.

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    Top 10 ways to cope with the humidity in Thailand

    It’s humid most of the year in Thailand.

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    Pit stops laid on for race fans at MotoGP in Buriram

    It’s on next weekend and Buriram is gearing up for the arrival of 100,000+ visitors. Thailand Immigration officials are also setting up home this week to handle the influx of international visitors and the teams as they arrive

  • Suspect questioned in alleged waterfall murder in Hat Yai

    Suspect questioned in alleged waterfall murder in Hat Yai

    PHOTO: Sanook An investigation into the death of 28 year old Chinese tourist Lei Jiang at the Tone Nga Chang falls in Hat Yai in Thailand’s south has turned up some fresh evidence. A rock that may have been used as a murder weapon, as well as possible bloodstains, have been found in the area. While an accident or suicide has not been ruled out, the police believe the evidence points to a possible murder. They say they’ve already spoken to a possible suspect in the case but the person is denying any involvement in the murder. Yesterday Sanook.com reported that a taskforce, set up by Tourist Police Bureau deputy commander Maj-Gen Surachate Hakpan, in conjunction with local tourist and Thung Tam Sao police, had gone back to the falls to gather more evidence

  • Police swarm into Koh Phangan for tonight’s Full Moon Party

    Police swarm into Koh Phangan for tonight’s Full Moon Party

    Authorities are out in force at tonight’s Full Moon Party on Hat Rin, the beach-home of the monthly Full Moon party on Koh Phangan.

  • 74 year old tourist collapses and dies in front of Pattaya hotel

    74 year old tourist collapses and dies in front of Pattaya hotel

    A 74 year old Saudi Arabian tourist, Mr.  Alsalamah Nasser Abdulrahman passed out on the street in front of the Dee House Hotel on Soi 17 in South Pattaya on Friday. 27 year old Araya Kanying Yuen had been walking into the hotel when she saw the man collapse.

  • Hong Kong celebrity seeking the return of his valuables after Pattaya lady boy scuffle

    Hong Kong celebrity seeking the return of his valuables after Pattaya lady boy scuffle

    Just another day in Pattaya’s Walking Street in the ‘World Class Family Resort’. Pattaya Update News is reporting that a Hong Kong celebrity approached local media this morning after failing to get his bag with watches and cash back after an altercation with a group of lady boys in Walking Street

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    Top 10 Museums in Asia

    Asia has a lot of museums but many are a reminder about rough days in the past, moments in time remembered so they’re not repeated.

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    Thai Airways plans to buy 23 new aircraft to reverse hemorrhaging bottomline

    The national carrier is hemorrhaging billions of dollars as yet another strategy is cobbled together to try and reverse the decline in sales and passenger numbers. Thai Airways International must revamp its business strategy and quickly finalise a multibillion-baht plan to buy new jetliners in order to tackle chronic losses, says deputy premier Somkid Jatusripitak. Thai, which reported a net loss of 3.08 billion baht in the second quarter of this year due to higher fuel costs and increased competition, has been given three months to review its 100 billion baht buying spree of 23 new jetliners.