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Rape/Murder Of German Tourist: UK Press Issue Warnings To Tourists

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Rape/Murder Of German Tourist: UK Press Issue Warnings To Tourists

  Rape/Murder of German tourist: UK press issue warnings to tourists The rape/murder of a 27 year old German woman on Koh Si Chang, Chonburi has been reported by the UK tabloid press. The Mirror repeated warnings about backpackers from the UK and Europe travelling to Thailand and quoted the foreign office. They did not…

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Big Joke’s Fate: Public On Tenterhooks Will Have To Wait One More Day

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Big Joke’s Fate: Public On Tenterhooks Will Have To Wait One More Day

  Big Joke’s fate: Public on tenterhooks will have to wait one more day A meeting at the Royal Thai Police headquarters which is widely expected to centre around the reasons for the transfer of Lt-Gen Surachate Hakparn to an inactive post has been delayed. And the chairman of the police committee presenting the conference…

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Why Motorcyclists Should Not Stop Right In Front Of Large Trucks

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Why Motorcyclists Should Not Stop Right In Front Of Large Trucks

      Why motorcyclists should not stop right in front of large trucks CCTV footage from Nakorn Nayok showed a truck trailer drive over a motorcyclist at a red light and propel him under the wheels for several meters. Daily News reported that the trucker was unable to see the biker who had stopped…

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US Lawyers In Bangkok: Big Joke Transfer Won’t Change Immigration Policy For Retirees One Bit

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US Lawyers In Bangkok: Big Joke Transfer Won’t Change Immigration Policy For Retirees One Bit

  US lawyers in Bangkok: Big Joke transfer won’t change immigration policy for retirees one bit A leading firm of US attorneys in Bangkok has reacted to the news of the surprising transfer of head of Thai Immigration Lt-Gen Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn. A lawyer has poured cold water on suggestions that the chief’s transfer…

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Manipulation Suspicions Mount In Thailand’s Post-Coup Election

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Manipulation Suspicions Mount In Thailand’s Post-Coup Election

Manipulation suspicions mount in Thailand’s post-coup election Thailand’s first general election since a 2014 army coup has been touted by the ruling military junta as a return to democratic rule, but two weeks after the vote, results are still unclear and allegations of manipulation are mounting. Since the March 24 vote, figures linked to a…

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Private Hospitals Overcharging ‘Unreasonably’

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Private Hospitals Overcharging ‘Unreasonably’

  Private hospitals overcharging ‘unreasonably’ At least half of private hospitals charge unreasonable prices for medicines and medical supplies and services, a study by the Commerce Ministry’s Internal Trade Department found. “Some private hospitals have marked the price up by 200 or 300 per cent,” the department’s director-general, Wichai Pochanakit, revealed recently. He was speaking…

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Here’s What Is Required By Chonburi Immigration For TM30 And Retirement Extensions

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Here’s What Is Required By Chonburi Immigration For TM30 And Retirement Extensions

  Here’s what is required by Chonburi immigration for TM30 and retirement extensions Chonburi immigration has clarified exactly what is required with regards to TM30 reports and the financial requirements for those applying or renewing a retirement extension. Speaking to Tommy Dee at Fabulous 103FM, Khun Pichai, who signs all the extensions of stay for…

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Pattaya Darts Bar Busted For Offering Under 18s For Sex

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Pattaya Darts Bar Busted For Offering Under 18s For Sex

  Pattaya Darts Bar busted for offering under 18s for sex Pattaya Online News reported that an anti-human trafficking group and local police raided the HK Darts Bar in Soi 6 Beach Road where they found girls under 18 being offered for sex. A sting was carried out at the popular bar that caters only…

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Thai Road Rage: Women Gets On A Bus And Attack Driver After He Side Swipes Their Car

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Thai Road Rage: Women Gets On A Bus And Attack Driver After He Side Swipes Their Car

  Thai Road Rage: Women get on a bus and attack driver after he sideswipes their car CCTV footage onboard a Bangkok bus showed two women attack a bus driver with their fists. Thai media called them human savages. Moments earlier the 543ก (gor) bus had sideswiped their Toyota Yaris near Soi 70 on Ratchadaphisek…

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German Tourist Beaten Over Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Bill

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German Tourist Beaten Over Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Bill

  German tourist beaten over Chiang Mai karaoke bar bill A German tourist in Chiang Mai has filed an official complaint with police, claiming he was assaulted by staff at an allegedly over-priced karaoke bar. The trouble started when he refused to pay the extortionate 10,000 baht bill. 35 year old Arthur Wojciechowski, who ended…

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