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Thai Woman Fined For Lane Changing But Look Carefully Where Her Car Was

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Thai Woman Fined For Lane Changing But Look Carefully Where Her Car Was

  Picture: Sanook Thais laid into the police force yesterday for incompetence and being only interested in collecting fines. The reason? A Thai woman went online after she got a ticket through the post demanding 500 baht for illegal lane changing. No problem there. There was just one thing – her vehicle had broken down…

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A Huge Loss To World Football After Leicester Helicopter Tragedy

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A Huge Loss To World Football After Leicester Helicopter Tragedy

The Times Group would like to send their sincere condolences to the family of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and to the families of the other people who tragically lost their lives. In the aftermath of the terrible helicopter crash, much has been said and written about Khun Vichai. He was universally liked and admired in both Thailand…

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Foreign Woman Caught “Peeing” In The Street In Bangkok Fined 2,000 Bht

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Foreign Woman Caught “Peeing” In The Street In Bangkok Fined 2,000 Bht

The woman caught on camera peeing in the street in Bangkok from a yellow cab has been found and fined. Police found her and took a further sample for drug testing. Thong Lor police swung into action when they realized the misdemeanor was committed near the Asoke intersection heading to Klong Toei that is in…

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

Chiang Mai authorities are furious that a cave has been ruined by graffiti from foreign tourists. They have threatened to prosecute and seek jail terms for anyone who is caught. The latest damage comes to Thailand’s nature after teens from Liverpool and Canada spray-painted a historic wall in the northern Thai city. Foreign names were…

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Distraught German Driver Kills Thai Cyclist On Friendship Highway

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Distraught German Driver Kills Thai Cyclist On Friendship Highway

A video on the site of Jowo77 showed the aftermath to a road accident on Sunday night in the Si Khiw district of Nakhon Ratchasima. The obscured video showed the dead body of 55 year old Thaworn Singnoi of Mitraphap sub-district along with his push bike. It also showed a 53 year old German man…

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Australian Commits Murder So He Could Send Money To His Thai Mistress

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Australian Commits Murder So He Could Send Money To His Thai Mistress

An Australian man brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend after she lent him money which he sent to his Thai mistress who he met online. At a hearing at Melbourne’s Magistrates Court on Sunday, Peter Brown, 57, pleaded guilty to murdering his ex girlfriend, Simone Fraser. Brown told the court how he had racked up $25,000 in…

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Mastermind Of Gangland-Style Execution Of Brit In Pattaya Arrested In Malaga

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Mastermind Of Gangland-Style Execution Of Brit In Pattaya Arrested In Malaga

The alleged mastermind behind the gangland style execution of a British man in Pattaya has been arrested in Spain. Toby James Nelhams, 45, was held on an international arrest warrant issued by the Thai authorities after he landed at Malaga airport. A spokesman for National Police in Malaga told the Daily Mail: “National Police have…

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Baht Expected To Remain Under Pressure This Week

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Baht Expected To Remain Under Pressure This Week

A research agency involved in one of Thailand’s high-street bank projects, expects the baht will remain under pressure and weaken against the U.S. dollar this week. Kasikorn Research Center forecasts the Thai currency will trade between 32.30 baht and 33.20 baht per U.S. dollar this week, when the focus will be on the Bank of…

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British Family’s Heartbreaking Plea Following Father Of Five’s Suicide In Thailand

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British Family’s Heartbreaking Plea Following Father Of Five’s Suicide In Thailand

The family of an Exeter dad who tragically took his own life in Thailand are trying to raise money to bring his body home so they can say their final goodbyes. Father-of-five Kevin Rowlands, who had a history of mental health, took his own life on Monday while on a fishing holiday in Thailand with…

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Buriram Pay For Individual Errors But Once Again Chiang Rai Show Their Unacceptable Side

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Buriram Pay For Individual Errors But Once Again Chiang Rai Show Their Unacceptable Side

Mistakes at both ends saw Buriram hand an undeserved victory to Chiang Rai who once again showed they were quite prepared to use any means necessary to win the game. This ranged from foul play to play acting which makes it extremely difficult to congratulate them on their victory. Hat-trick “hero” Bill was one of…

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