Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Phew! Police report there is no prostitution or drugs in Walking Street

    Phew! Police report there is no prostitution or drugs in Walking Street

    Netizens of Thailand are breathing a collective sigh of relief after it was revealed that there is no prostitution in Pattaya’s infamous Walking Street. Police proudly declared that, following checks on the famous red light district, they found absolutely no evidence of prostitution.

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    Man arrested with 52,000 methamphetamine pills and 785 grams of crystal meth

    Police have arrested a Phuket man with 52,000 methamphetamine pills and 784.82 grams of crystal methamphetamine. Details were passed on to the media at the Phuket Provincial Police Station yesterday

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    Narcotics Control Committee seek advise over legalisation of medical cannabis

    The rather drawn out and tortuous trek of the process to legalise medical marijuana through the Thai parliamentary system has hit a bit of a hurdle.

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    Thailand’s creative entrepreneurs funding passions through Airbnb

    2,000 Airbnb Homes and Experiences hosts in Thailand are members of the Creative Community 25% of all creative Thai hosts are based in Bangkok.  One in every five Thai Experience hosts are from the arts, music, fashion or entertainment industries. Like tourism, which now accounts for more than 10 percent of the world’s global GDP, the creative economy is thriving worldwide. In Thailand, new Airbnb data shows that there are 2,000 passionate Airbnb hosts in Thailand who work in the creative industry

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    Couple arrested with drugs and a grenade

    Thalang Police have raided a house where they have arrested two suspects with drugs and a hand grenade. Thalang Police Chief Col Teerawat Liamsuwan says, “on Wednesday night we raided a rented house in Thalang.

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    Cable TV company raided and taken off air in Phuket

    National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) officials, together with the Phuket City Police and soldiers, today raided a cable TV company in Phuket Town over illegal operating services. At 10am officers raided KPP Enterprise on Phang Nga Road in Phuket Town after it was found that the company had been illegally operating the cable services. The license was revoked on September 7 this year as the company hadn’t paid licensing fees for the 2016 account year

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    Lion Air plane damaged in minor ground collision – Jakarta

    It’s been a bad few weeks for the Indonesian Lion Air team with they another bad headline for the budget airline yesterday. An Indonesian Lion Air plane was involved in another accident yesterday, even as the search continues for remains of victims of last week’s plane crash. Lion Air Flight 633, bound for Jakarta, was canceled last night, after a wing of the aircraft hit a pole outside a passenger terminal at Fatmawati Soekarno Airport in Bengkulu province

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    Second-hand car shop raided, owner arrested in Chalong

    Soldiers and police have raided a second hand car shop in Chalong.

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    ‘Shark in bag’ wasn’t found at Maya Bay

    In reaction to the story circulating about the ‘dead blacktip reef shark found dead in a sack’, a Phi Phi diver has contacted us with the following information….

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    More underpasses, overpasses built to solve Bangkok traffic congestion – PM

    PHOTO: Before the new Ratchayothin underpass that was opened this week PM Prayut Chan-o-cha wants more tunnels and flyovers be built to ease traffic congestions in Bangkok. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says Prayut was impressed that the new Ratchayothin underpass had reduced congestion on Ratchadapisek Road at the Ratchayothin Intersection. The tunnel project was completed in 21 months, three months ahead of schedule, and used just 1.2 billion of the 1.5 billion baht budgeted for construction.