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  • AusCham brings together local marine and hotel industries

    AusCham brings together local marine and hotel industries

    The Australia-Thailand Chamber of Business (AustCham) held a seminar on Phuket’s Marine & Hospitality Industry Outlook at the Phuket Boat Lagoon last Friday, September 8, 2017.

  • Ironman 70.3 Thailand returns to Phuket

    Ironman 70.3 Thailand returns to Phuket

    Triathletes from around the world are heading to Phuket for a weekend of swim-bike-run where 1,500 competitors from more than 60 countries are expected to compete in the Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand on November 26, and up to 300 youngsters in the Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand. Built on the belief that Anything is Possible®, IRONMAN – the original triathlon brand – was founded in 1978 and today stages over 150 IRONMAN events in more than 50 countries each year including the annual IRONMAN World Championship (3.8km swim/ 180km bike/ 42km run) and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship (1.9km swim/ 90km bike/ 21km run)

  • “We won’t negotiate with terrorists” – Myanmar government spokesperson.

    “We won’t negotiate with terrorists” – Myanmar government spokesperson.

    Militants in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are declaring a temporary ceasefire from yesterday after more than two weeks of violence in the western state. The insurgent group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army issued the statement saying “offensive military operations” would be paused until October 9 to give access to aid groups

  • A girl denies having been raped – Phang Nga Rape Case

    A girl denies having been raped – Phang Nga Rape Case

    Another girl who was mentioned by the 14 year old from Baan Koh Raed village is denying ever being raped while villagers maintain they are very stressed about the case. Drugs utensils were found in the shack described as the rape scene in front of the beach. The 17 year old girl has denied being involved in the rape case as the 14 years old girl has claimed, adding that she doesn’t believe that the girl was raped by 40 men.

  • 14 year old Phang Nga girl raped by 40 local men

    14 year old Phang Nga girl raped by 40 local men

    On September 3, the mother of a 14 year-old girl from Takuatung, Phang Nga, reported to Kokloy Police that her daughter had been raped by 40 men from the same village – repeatedly from May to October last year. There are 3 men charged over the case so far.

  • Phuket drownings – The Facts

    Phuket drownings – The Facts

    In the first eight months of 2017 there have been 294 safe rescues recorded around Phuket’s beaches patrolled with surf lifeguards. Of these 265 have been foreigners and the remainder Thai. The good news is that these numbers are trending a lot lower than 2016.

  • Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    Two million Baht worth of drugs off the streets

    A 43 year-old man from Phatthalung, Preecha “Ann” Utapala, was arrested in his house in Phuket with almost 4,000 amphetamine pills and one kilogram of meth amphetamine with an estimated market value of over 2 million Baht. With police reporting that drug trading volume in Phuket remains high, undercover police continue to investigate all the drug dealer networks.

  • 3 metre crocodile spotted off Laguna

    3 metre crocodile spotted off Laguna

    So this is how it happened… Phuket expat ‘Mike’, along with his wife, were walking their dogs along Bang Tao beach last Friday.

  • Defamation case against BBC’s Jonathan Head has been dropped

    Defamation case against BBC’s Jonathan Head has been dropped

    The Phuket lawyer, Pratuan Thanarak, who brought defamation charges against BBC broadcaster Jonathan Head, has dropped his criminal defamation suit. Head investigated foreigners being scammed of their retirement homes in Phuket in a 2015 BBC report. Jonathan faced up to five years in jail over the charges

  • Sneaky snake slips into Krabi house

    Sneaky snake slips into Krabi house

    Another python has been found in the bedroom of a Krabi house. Early today (August 24), 72 year old Subin Kongban found a 15 kilogram python crawling in the house after eating his chicken at the back of the house. “I was going to the toilet and found it crawling in the house, almost by my bed, so I called the rescue team for help,” said Subin.