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Man Arrested After “Ice” Worth Over A Billion Baht Is Seized

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Man Arrested After “Ice” Worth Over A Billion Baht Is Seized

A 30-year-old Nakhon Phanom man has been arrested in Nakhon Ratchasima in possession of 508 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, with a reported street value of Bt1 billion, national police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda said on Tuesday. Thinnakorn Khomsing was spotted walking suspiciously with another man near a temple in Bua Yai district,…

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Hairdresser Drama As Altercation Causes International Incident

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Hairdresser Drama As Altercation Causes International Incident

A drama at a famous Siam Square hairdresser salon was all the rage on Thai social media at the weekend. At the centre of the drama was a person called “Jack” who is the owner of Phoenix at One. She was mad that two Taiwanese ladies would not pay her staff for services received. But one of the…

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Terror For Family As Famous Department Store’s “New Staff” Attack With Guns And Clubs

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Terror For Family As Famous Department Store’s “New Staff” Attack With Guns And Clubs

A Thai family hoping for a pleasant few days at the beach had their weekend wrecked when a group of “engineers” came in to their property with guns and pistol whipped one of their party claiming he had reported them to the police for making noise. Shots were aimed at the house and a pregnant woman and young…

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Toon Bodyslam’s Charity Run Highlights The Need For More Money To Be Spent On Health Care

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Toon Bodyslam’s Charity Run Highlights The Need For More Money To Be Spent On Health Care

The debate over Toon Bodyslam’s hospital fund-raisers boils down to weaning a military government off its arms purchases. Maybe Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha felt embarrassed when rock star turned running enthusiast Toon Bodyslam announced he was going to jog across the country to raise money for hospitals so they could buy much-needed equipment. It was embarrassing…

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Unnecessary Panic Caused By Online Rumours Regarding Bangkok Flooding

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Unnecessary Panic Caused By Online Rumours Regarding Bangkok Flooding

BANGKOK GOVERNOR Aswin Kwanmuang has dismissed online rumours that the city’s Saen Saep canal will be closed to allow the discharge of rainwater from the Northern provinces and is urging the public to follow truthful information on official websites and other reliable sources. In addition, the government will take legal action against those who intentionally…

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Young Motorcyclist Dies In Crash While Hallucinating On Drugs

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  A nineteen year-old man died when he crashed his motorcycle into a 10-wheel truck in Bung Kan’s Bung Khong district on Sunday mornin g. The man was reportedly having a drug-induced hallucination at the time, and was attempting to flee from his mother as she tried to take him to hospital. Responding to an…

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Foreign Governments Ask Their Citizens To Be Respectful During Funeral Days

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Foreign governments have asked their citizens to behave property while in Thailand while the country is preparing for the royal funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Several governments have issued an advisory to their citizens, who are planning to travel to, or are already in Thailand, to be cautious with their behaviour…

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Thai Woman Who Wanted Big Breasts And White Skin Pays The Ultimate Price

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Thai Woman Who Wanted Big Breasts And White Skin Pays The Ultimate Price

A Thai woman from Prae died after taking supplements sold online that were advertised as a way to get white skin and enhance breast size. But she developed kidney disease and died in her own bathroom before help could reach her. Relatives who had arranged her 35th birthday party celebration on Friday were concerned when she didn’t show….

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Farang Community “Up In Arms” About New Firearms Regulations

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Farang Community “Up In Arms” About New Firearms Regulations

Almost immediately after the announcement that foreigners will no longer be able to register a firearm, the farang forums were buzzing with cries of discrimination. It is sad to see people reacting like children, claiming once again that it is a clear sign that we are not wanted or liked in this country. Do the…

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Police Officer’s Alleged Suicide During Meal With Colleagues

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Police Officer’s Alleged Suicide During Meal With Colleagues

A policeman allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead in a restaurant toilet in Si Sa Ket’s Uthumphon Phisai district on Wednesday night. Following the suicide report at 10 minutes past midnight, police found the body of Pol Senior Sgt-Major Narongsal Chalermsri, 52, who served as the Uthumphon Phisai precinct’s financial clerk, inside a restaurant…

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