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Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

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Briton Facing Jail Following Graffiti Charge In Chiang Mai Is Full Of Remorse

A British man who was arrested earlier this week for vandalising the 800 year old Tha Phae gate in Chiang Mai says he has “been an idiot”. Lee Furlong, 23, was caught on CCTV spraying ‘Scousse Lee’ onto the historic wall at 4am on Thursday morning. The young man from Liverpool, who even managed to…

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Mum Of Autistic Child Bullied At School Wants Justice, Not Money

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Mum Of Autistic Child Bullied At School Wants Justice, Not Money

Following the recent sad story about a small autistic girl being bullied by older girls, the child’s mother has spoken to the media. She said that people had offered her family 30-50,000 baht to drop charges. This money would be useful but they are not accepting it. They want the law to run its course….

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Thousands Of Thai Women Have Become Victims After Agreeing Marriage Of Convenience

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Thousands Of Thai Women Have Become Victims After Agreeing Marriage Of Convenience

Thai media reported that police are investigating thousands of cases where Thai women accepted marriage offers from foreigners they never met to make money. The money was offered by agents and was as little as 3,000 baht. But the women were desperate for cash and were under the impression that they would be able to…

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Madams And Ex-Cop Handed A Further 183 & 309 Years In Child Prostitution Scandal

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Madams And Ex-Cop Handed A Further 183 & 309 Years In Child Prostitution Scandal

The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Thursday increased the jail tariff for two “madams” and a former senior cop by 183 years and 309 years respectively, over charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son. The trio were convicted over their roles in supplying a hotel in Tambon Jong Kham of Muang…

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

Thai media reported that two people are in custody after the spray paint inscription “Scouser Lee B” appeared on the historic Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai. One of them is 23 year old Lee Furlong from Liverpool. The other is Brittney Schneider, also 23, from Canada. The pair were staying at the Mad Monkey…

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Thai Airways To Investigate “Deadhead Pilots” Row

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Thai Airways To Investigate “Deadhead Pilots” Row

Thai Airways have promised a full investigation after a flight from Zurich to Bangkok was delayed for more than two hours. Many people online were demanding: Who was to blame? An argument developed with two first class passengers who were asked to give up their seats to what is known as “deadhead pilots”. These are…

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Prince William Meets British Heroes Of Thai Cave Rescue At Buckingham Palace Reception

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Prince William Meets British Heroes Of Thai Cave Rescue At Buckingham Palace Reception

Prince William has been meeting some of the heroes that made up the Thai cave rescue team that helped save the lives of 12 schoolboys. The Duke of Cambridge – who is patron of Mountain Rescue England and Wales – held a reception at Buckingham Palace for the British divers who took part in the…

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Man Who Pulled Gun On Driver In Chaengwattana Turns Out To Be Anti-Corruption Officer

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Man Who Pulled Gun On Driver In Chaengwattana Turns Out To Be Anti-Corruption Officer

A man who was caught on camera threatening another motorist with a gun outside the government’s Chaengwattana complex is a senior member of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), it has been revealed. The armed man was named Piset Nakapan, assistant secretary-general of the NACC. A clip that went viral on social media on Monday showed…

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New Google Translate Feature Lets You Use Your Smartphone Camera To Translate Thai

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New Google Translate Feature Lets You Use Your Smartphone Camera To Translate Thai

A new update to Google Translate lets you use your smartphone camera to translate printed text in real time. The update means you can now translate text printed on menus, road signs, billboards or pretty much anything you can take a photo of. The feature was first launched by Google in 2015, but has now…

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

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Boy Gets On His Bike To Flee Beatings And Is Reunited With His Mother

No-one knew what a 14-year-old boy had in mind when he decided to ride a bicycle from the house where he lived with his father in Pathum Thani province on Saturday. One thing was for sure, however – he could no longer tolerate alleged repeated assaults by his stepmother. The boy, whose name has been…

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