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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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Laughing Brit Fugitive Arrested On Cambodia Marijuana Farm After Being On The Run For 12 Years

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Laughing Brit Fugitive Arrested On Cambodia Marijuana Farm After Being On The Run For 12 Years

Wayne Brewer fled the UK in 2006 before he could be sentenced for an assault. But he was arrested  at a rented house in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. It was at first believed that police were acting on a tip-off from a friend. But it was later thought that Brewer was caught by…

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British Man Attacks Tuk-Tuk Driver Who Was Unable To Find Him A Ladyboy

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It’s probably fair to say one British tourist probably didn’t want to be on camera when he was made to apologize to a tuk-tuk driver with whom he got into a fight with after the driver was unable to find him a ladyboy. According to reports the unidentified British man and his companion had been…

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Comments On The Buriram And Khon Kaen Times Facebook Pages

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Very occasionally, some people post inappropriate and offensive comments on our Facebook pages. The opportunity to comment on articles is not for conducting a personal vendetta with someone who may disagree with your views. Nor is it a time to use bad language which only serves to show up a person’s lack of intellect. In…

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Only Fools And Horses Star Patrick Can’t Bring Thai Wife To UK

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Only Fools And Horses Star Patrick Can’t Bring Thai Wife To UK

Only Fools and Horses star Patrick Murray is fighting to be reunited with his Thai wife and their daughter following a visa row. The 61-year-old, who was Rodney Trotter’s wideboy pal Mickey Pearce in the classic comedy, is desperate for Anong, 36, and Josie, two, to join him in the UK. He said: “It’s really…

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Problem Sorted-The Times Is Back On-line

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Problem Sorted-The Times Is Back On-line

After two days in limbo, the Buriram Times is up and running again, well done Rob the IT Guy ! It was not an easy problem to identify but Rob has sorted it !    

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Thai Sergeant-Major Sentenced To Life For Hit On Referee

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Thai Sergeant-Major Sentenced To Life For Hit On Referee

An Army sergeant-major has been sentenced to life imprisonment for ordering a hit on a Thai Premier League referee in 2013. Sergeant-major Sirisak Chanruang ,56 ,was found guilty at the Appeals Court after he was acquited by the Primary Court in August 2015 due to insufficient evidence. Sergeant Thanom Borikut was gunned down in the…

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Final Suspect Arrested In Six Year-Old Murder Case

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Final Suspect Arrested In Six Year-Old Murder Case

The third suspect wanted in connection with the death of Australian Denis Oake was arrested last month. He is in custody awaiting confirmation that he will be charged along with two friends with murder. Mr Oake was riding home with his pregnant wife Nareerat on a motorcycle when they were attacked with a machete by…

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Passenger Falls From Ferry Into Bangkok Canal

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Passenger Falls From Ferry Into Bangkok Canal

A fifty year-old male passenger drowned this morning when he fell from a commuter boat into the Klong Saen Suep canal around 6am. Witnesses say that he attempted to jump from the ferry onto Nanachat pier. Apparently, the ferry was not securely docked at the time and although the boat driver stopped for around ten…

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Lottery Tickets Prices Under Close Scrutiny By Government

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Lottery Tickets Prices Under Close Scrutiny By Government

Plainclothes police and military officials will be sent to monitor major lottery markets to ensure tickets are sold at no more than 80 baht a pair as prices have begun to increase again. Overpriced lottery has long been a problem in Thailand and the  new regime made it one of its priorities after it took…

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