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  • Ode to the Honda Click

    Ode to the Honda Click

    No helmets, but a lot of effort, some cameos by local dogs and a drone, brings together a heart-felt ode to the ubiquitous Hand Click, the favourite scooter rental for Thai tourists for a decade. This unlikely, hastily organised boyband duo deserves 10 out of 10 for effort but a lower score for their singing and fashion sense. Filmed on Koh Phangan.

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    Chiang Mai glue sniffer beats up Chinese tourists

    Sanook is reporting on what they described as yet another “devastating blow to Thai tourism”.

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    Environmental Impact Report for the Ao Kung marina project withdrawn

    The Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIA) of the proposed Ao Kung Marina project has been withdrawn after most locals rejected the idea of the project. The issue of potential damage to coral reefs was raised after local residents near Koh Hei, in the Ao Kung area of Paklok, was brought up with the Phuket Governor during the earlier phases of the EIA.

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    More cocaine being discovered in Patong

    More cocaine has been discovered in Patong while more heroine has been seized in a major crackdown on ‘hard’ drugs. Police and authorities say they are concerned about the rise in drug seizures and the amounts flowing around Phuket’s seaside party town. Phuket Vice Governor Supot Rodrueang Na Nong Khai says, “Nowadays drugs price have decreased, especially the cost of methamphetamine pills, because the production has been increased and the supply is exceeding demand.” “Many suspects have been arrested and drugs have been seized but the smuggling continues.” “Kratom is still most found in Phuket on a daily basis whilst marijuana is being spread by both tourists and local teenagers.

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    Woman stages an accident and lies to police about gold theft

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket A woman has confessed to lying to police about two thieves that snatched her gold necklace and bracelet on Sakdidet Road in Wichit.

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    Krabi governor orders the best care for an injured rock-climber

    The Krabi Governor has has instructed care-givers and hospital staff to provide good care for an injured tourist who fell off a cliff at Railey Bay in Krabi. On Tuesday 34 year old Mr Scmal Bach Priel, who is touring with his American wife, was taken to Krabi Hospital. He was injured after falling during rock-climbing at a cliff in Railey Bay.

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    More than 80 dance groups from around Thailand compete in “SHOW DC Dance Battle Revolution”

    Dancers from all around Thailand took part in the recent SHOW DC Dance Battle Revolution 2018, which saw more than 80 dance groups going head-to-head for the inaugural championships crowns in three categories: B-Boy, Hip Hop and Cover Dance. Held at the popular shopping mall and entertainment mega-complex in Rama 9 area of Bangkok, prizes worth more than 100,000 baht were on offer. “The inaugural event was a huge success.

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    Baby elephant Chao Duan dies, 13 days after falling it pit

    A two year old male elephant, nicknamed Chao Duan, died earlier today from his injuries, 13 days after veterinarians tried to save it after it fell into a pit in Chumphon.

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    Million baht of counterfeit and prohibited goods destroyed

    Fake goods, real machine to destroy it all. About 3,000 counterfeit items, valued at more than one million baht, including prohibited imported goods, have been torched at the incinerator in Phuket Town today

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    Phuket vegetarian festival processions kick off

    The famous, or infamous, Phuket vegetarian street processions have started. Thais, expats and foreign tourists enjoyed watching some of the processions during this morning’s rain. The festival is held until October 17 this year