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    Bike rider killed near the Heroines Monument

    PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket A female bicycle rider has died at the scene after colliding with a car in Thalang last night (September 1). The Thalang Police were notified of the accident at a U-turn near the Heroines Monument on Thepkrasattri Road southbound at 9.40pm. Rescue workers and Thalang Police arrived at the scene to find the body of a woman who was later identified as Sasipat Thitipatmaethin lying besides a bicycle.

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    Phoenix salvage moves into its second month – Videos

    PHOTO AND VIDEOS: The Phuket Marine Office It’s already been a month since the Phoenix  salvage operation began.

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    Thailand emerging as a regional blockchain leader

    While United States regulators are still trying to figure out how to think about cryptocurrencies, Thailand’s government is already mapping out its own central bank digital currency. Tech Crunch says this is just one of numerous examples how Thailand has emerged as one the most interesting cryptocurrency and blockchain countries in Southeast Asia during 2018.

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    Chinese tourist badly injured in hit and run

    PHOTOS: Hamima Kahapana / Newshawk Phuket A Chinese tourist was hit by a pick-up after running onto the road near a hotel behind the Factory Outlet on ByPass Road, Phuket. The driver of the pick-up sped away even though it would have been completely obvious that they had hit the tourist, albeit an accident caused by the running tourist.

  • National police ask to be updated on death of German tourist on Koh Phi Phi

    National police ask to be updated on death of German tourist on Koh Phi Phi

    A top national police spokesman has commented on the, as yet, unsolved death of a German tourist found on rocks at Koh Phi Phi. The national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda has asked to be kept informed of any developments in the case. Daily News reports that 50 year old Markus Steinbach was found on Tuesday evening in a sandy crevice on rocks near the Chao Thai Mai (Chao Le) cemetery. He was fully clothed and had a green bag with him. Thaiger news report about the incident HERE .

  • Police say they will seek arrest warrants for publishers of Koh Tao story

    Police say they will seek arrest warrants for publishers of Koh Tao story

    FILE PHOTO: Sairee Beach, Koh Tao Khaosod English are reporting that Police are seeking a warrant to arrest the editor of a news site that published accounts of an alleged sexual assault on the tourist island of Koh Tao. According to the report, the editor of the Samui Times, Su Buchanan, will be charged under cybercrime laws for defaming the island’s reputation, according to Tourist Police commander Maj. Gen

  • PPHO Chief apologises for the hospital’s mistake over gauze left in body

    PPHO Chief apologises for the hospital’s mistake over gauze left in body

    Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) Chief has apologised over gauze being left in a woman’s vagina after the patient had given birth at a government hospital in Thalang. Two people have made official complaints about the Phuket government hospital in Thalang alleging malpractice. In one case, gauze was left in a woman’s vagina after the patient had given birth, whilst another had allergic reactions following a nurse giving an incorrect injection.

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    Pattaya police told to clean up their act

    PHOTOS: Pattaya News Pattaya police are being told to clean up their act, stop hiding behind masks and try harder to communicate better with tourists. The directive has come from Bangkok HQ. Pattaya News is reporting that the local Pattaya police chief Pol Col Apichai Krobpetch is passing on the directive to officers on the beat

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    Complaints over gauze left in body, wrong injections at Phuket Hospital

    FILE PHOTO Two people have complained about a Phuket government hospital in Thalang.

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    Thailand makes you fat

    by Tim Newton I came to Thailand as a fit, healthy 70 kilogram Australian. After six years in Thailand I’m now a reasonably fit, healthy 76 kilogram Australian.

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