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Thai Girls And Cats Alike In So Many Ways ?

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Thai Girls And Cats Alike In So Many Ways ?

According to Darwin, Thai girls and cats should have headed off on separate evolutionary paths shortly after fish flopped out of the sea and started to crawl on land.  They’ve been going their own separate ways for over 40 million years – so if Darwin was correct, there should be few similarities in behaviours between these two…

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Truck Driver In 70km Chase By Police And He Was Sober !

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Truck Driver In 70km Chase By Police And He Was Sober !

Just like the movies, a trucker led police on a 70km high speed chase through three districts of Phitsanulok. The excitement began at 6pm when the truck driver failed to stop for a checkpoint on Phitsanulok-Uttaradit Road in the Wat Bote district village of Ban Tha Ngam. The truck sped through the checkpoint, prompting suspicions…

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20,000 Baht Compensation For Brazilian Rape Victim-The Unacceptable Face Of Thailand

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20,000 Baht Compensation For Brazilian Rape Victim-The Unacceptable Face Of Thailand

Following the story of the young Brazilian model being raped by a habitually offending taxi driver, it has been announced that she has received 20,000 bht in compensation from the government. The Tourism and Sports Ministry handed the victim 20,000 baht, in addition to paying for her medical and travel expenses. “I’m truly saddened by…

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1,123 km/h Speeding Ticket Apparently A Mistake

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1,123 km/h Speeding Ticket Apparently A Mistake

The chief of the Highways Department was a little concerned that one of his officers issued a speeding ticket for a car traveling slightly under the speed of sound ! Apparently the white Chevrolet pictured with the fine sent out on the 19th of March was doing 1,123 kilometers an hour – approaching Mach 1! A picture…

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Cabbie Returns 70,000 bht In Valuables Claiming Many Drivers Are Honest People

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Cabbie Returns 70,000 bht In Valuables Claiming Many Drivers Are Honest People

An honest cabbie did his bit to restore the image of fellow drivers by returning a handbag to an Indian tourist. The tourist had left the cream coloured bag containing 50,000 baht in Thai money, more than 23,000 rupees and other valuables including a gold necklace. Driver Panumart Jaranchon found the bag on the back console after…

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Danish Man Loses His Life As Taxi Overturns On Way To Pattaya

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Danish Man Loses His Life As Taxi Overturns On Way To Pattaya

A Danish passenger died when the Bangkok taxi he was traveling in overturned in Kamphaeng Phet. His Thai girlfriend and the driver survived. Police think the driver fell asleep at the wheel. Cops and medics who arrived at the scene in Don Taeng sub-district found the taxi on its roof in the opposite lane. Dead in…

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Karaoke Bar Owner Claims She Was Shut Down Because Local Cop’s Son Was Refused “Discount”

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Karaoke Bar Owner Claims She Was Shut Down Because Local Cop’s Son Was Refused “Discount”

The female owner of a karaoke bar and restaurant in Chonburi town has complained to regional top brass after local police closed her down for seven days. Kesiyaporn Patjareuang alleged that her Hung Lay karaoke and restaurant was ordered shut after the son of a cop at the Don Hua Lor station complained of getting poor service….

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True Extent Of Underage Sex Is Still Emerging Following Recent Reports

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True Extent Of Underage Sex Is Still Emerging Following Recent Reports

Local officials have a tradition of procuring underage girls to satisfy visiting senior officials’ sex fantasies, an anti-human trafficking organization has stated. This tradition has existed for a really long time already in the provinces,” said Ronnasit Proeksayajiva, chief investigator at Nvader, an NGO that investigates and combats human trafficking. He said some victims were…

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“Beg-Packers” Get The Thumbs Down From Thais On Facebook

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“Beg-Packers” Get The Thumbs Down From Thais On Facebook

Thais have reacted strongly to the emerging trend of Western tourists “begging” or “bartering” their way around the Kingdom. VoiceTV posted a minute long video about what they called a new trend in tourism. A young Russian man was shown who sells travel pictures – he claimed that people didn’t have to give him travel money –…

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Further Revelations Of Underage Sex Scandal In North East Town

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Further Revelations Of Underage Sex Scandal In North East Town

A previous article revealed how a mother discovered he daughter had been blackmailed into prostitution. Now further details show the extent of the abuse. The abuse was uncovered when a former police informant found out late last year that her daughter was among a group of underage prostitutes. She has since fought to expose the…

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