PHUKET: Algal blooms at Patong Beach are an embarrassment that needs to be treated as a high-priority issue by authorities. The root cause of the problem, untreated wastewater, needs to be directly addressed by increased treatment capacity.
PHUKET: A foreigner who stuck his foot out the window of a passenger van has received a lot of criticism on social media after pictures of the incident were posted online.
PHUKET: A Myanmar man was arrested with nearly 100 kilograms of krathom hidden in a secret underground room at his house yesterday evening. The suspect, named Too Naing, 37, was living at a Burmese camp in Moo 1, Kamala.
KRABI: Two French tourists and a Thai taxi driver were killed in a collision between an airport taxi and a 10-wheel-truck in Krabi yesterday afternoon. The victims were Victoria Bureau, Betrice Bureau and Thanat Pankhwan.
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KOH LANTA: Monitor lizards celebrated Valentines Day today by professing their love openly in Koh Lanta.
PHUKET: A Swedish tourist luckily escaped death after he jumped off the balcony of his hotel room in Karon yesterday morning.
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PHUKET: The lack of any significant official response to encroachment at Laem Singh Beach seems to indicate that those behind it are well-connected. The fight to save our beautiful beaches from the forces of corruption is no doubt as relentless and difficult as that against global climate change.
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