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    ‘Big Joke’ is the ‘real deal’ according to Thai Rath

    PHOTOS: Thai Rath Thai Rath have published a feature on the closest person Thailand has to Batman (aka Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn) or “Big Joke” as he’s affectionately know to the Thai media. He’s taken the role of Thailand’s poster-boy crime fighter. He’s also recently been promoted to the top job at Thai Immigration.

  • ‘Big Joke’ takes down Russian credit card fraudster

    ‘Big Joke’ takes down Russian credit card fraudster

    Tourist police deputy commissioner Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal has led a team of police in taking down a Russian credit card fraudster in the north east. Maj Gen Surachet is affectionately known as “Big Joke” in the Thai media following a series of high profile crime busts

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    “I was just aiding the Thai Government”. Cambodian arrested over alleged cybercrime.

    A Cambodia man, escorted to Thailand for questioning last week, denies he had been arrested saying he went voluntarily to assist in the cybercrime investigation relating to the Thai PM.

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    How many Thai durians can Alibaba sell in one minute?

    Thai durian sold like hot cakes after Jack Ma showed the magic of e-commerce during his visit to Thailand by selling 80,000 golden pillow durians on his online platform T-mall within one minute. One minute! While Ma was in Thailand to make a mega-deal on investment on Thursday, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong gifted the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba a fresh “golden pillow”, the Kingdom’s most famous variety of durian

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    EU set to change its tune on Thai fishing

    Yesterday southern fishermen in Songkhla, Pattani and Trang were threatening to go on strike if the Thai government didn’t lift restrictions imposed on them to help satisfy demands by the EU over illegal fishing practices. Today a representative from the EU is pouring praise on the Thai government for its actions to clean up the industry. Smells fishy!

  • Phuket Opinion: This could be heaven or this could be…

    Phuket Opinion: This could be heaven or this could be…

    PHUKET: A recent report about the problem of “homeless foreigners” from the West becoming a burden on the Thai state (see

  • Special Report: Sudden Death comes knocking at Phuket’s door

    Special Report: Sudden Death comes knocking at Phuket’s door

    Special Report Hans Lehner and his Thai partner Pranee Srijaem went out for somtam last Saturday night (story

  • Hajj 2011: Phuket Airport prepped for pilgrims

    Hajj 2011: Phuket Airport prepped for pilgrims

    PHUKET: Phuket International Airport is making special preparations to help Thai Muslims from the South as they prepare to embark on this years Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Airport Director Duangchai Condee says the Thai pilgrims will leave Phuket for Saudi Arabia aboard four Thai Airways flights, two each on Monday and Tuesday. This year, pilgrims from Haad Yai and Krabi will join brethren from Phuket to partake in the once-in-a-lifetime spiritual journey

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