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    Two arrested with 10 kilograms of crystal meth in Krabi

    Border Patrol Police have arrested two drug suspects with a colossal 10 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (usually measured in grams), and 121 methamphetamine pills this week. Details were revealed at a media scrum at the Krabi Border Patrol Police Station in Krabi yesterday. 34 year old male Prasert Promprung and 19 year old female Suthasinee Srisuwan were arrested over the seizure.

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    A perfect storm hits Flight JT 610

    If you get into a car that has had, and officially logged, malfunctions over the past four outings – all critical malfunctions to the correct operation of the car – would you start the key and head out into the traffic? Probably not. That appears to be what Captain Suneja, and his co-pilot on Flight JT610, did as the sun rose on Monday, October 29 in the fatal Lion Air crash into the waters off Jakarta.

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    Canadian tourist in hospital after falling from an elephant ride

    Chalong Police have headed to the scene of an incident at an elephant camp near Nark Kerd Hill in Chalong at 2.15pm yesterday. Police and rescue workers arrived to find a 38 year old female Canadian tourist who has sustained left leg injuries and was taken to the Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Wirawit Pakprom, the elephant’s mahout, told police that the female tourist was with a male friend.

  • Thai Airways doubles up on 2017 losses

    Thai Airways doubles up on 2017 losses

    Thai Airways has doubled up on losses for the past three months (Q3), compared to the same period last year. They’ve reported an operating loss of 3.69 billion baht, up 103% year-on-year. The total revenue was actually up 2.2%, according to a statement from the Thai Airways president, Sumeth Damrongchaitham, but the operating costs were up 1.87 billion baht, compared with the same period in 2017.

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    “Phoenix to be raised in five days” – says Surachate Hakparn

    For now, the Phoenix sits 45 meters underwater in the Andaman Sea, south west of Phuket, off Koh Racha After the contracted salvage team threw in the towel trying to recover the Phoenix , the Marine Office says the police have taken over the project to bring the sunken vessel back to the surface. The police say it’s a necessary piece of evidence for the forthcoming court cases related to the sinking of Phoenix and the drowning of 47 Chinese tourists, including many children. Boat salvage operations started again this morning with a crane that has arrived from Singapore

  • Blacktip reef shark found dead in a bag at Maya Bay

    Blacktip reef shark found dead in a bag at Maya Bay

    National Park officers are investigating following the death of a blacktip reef shark found in a bag at Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi Ley. A foreign dive instructor at Phi Phi Island posted a picture of a blacktip reef shark found dead inside a bag in a LINE group ‘Phi Phi Island news informs’ with a message reading “a shark has found dead in a bag at Maya Bay.” Chief of the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, Worapot Lomlim, says, “We have been notified about this.

  • Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok for Vichai’s funeral

    Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok for Vichai’s funeral

    PHOTO: Leicester City football club players and fans have paid emotional tributes to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in a helicopter crash last week, ahead of last night’s Premier League match against Cardiff City. Meanwhile, Leicester City players and officials have arrived in Thailand to attend the funeral of the club’s owner and mentor at Wat Thepsirin in Bangkok. His Majesty the King has provided funeral water and bestowed an octagonal funerary urn for the royally-sponred funeral rite.  Several prominent business, political, sports and entertainment figures and celebrities attended the first day the week-long rites ceremony yesterday (Saturday)

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    282K methamphetamine pills seized in Krabi

    Krabi police have seized 282,000 methamphetamine pills with a street value of around 15 million baht. The methamphetamine pills were paid with cars to launder money. Krabi Police have arrested four suspects – 33 year old Khwanchai ‘Mark’ Boonjan from Chumphon, 38 year old Sutane ‘Ple’ Puangpen from Krabi, Narongdet ‘Khai’ Pankarn from Chumphon and 29 year old Visit ‘Wha’ Suchartpong from Nakhon Si Thammarat.

  • Female Russian jumps from her condominium in Wichit

    Female Russian jumps from her condominium in Wichit

    A female Russian has died after jumping from a condominium in Wichit this afternoon.

  • 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.