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Bangkok Ex-Pat With Kenyan Wife Accuses Air Asia Of “Racial Profiling”

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Bangkok Ex-Pat With Kenyan Wife Accuses Air Asia Of “Racial Profiling”

A man has gone online to complain about Air Asia after he says that he and his Kenyan wife and cousin were humiliated at Don Mueang airport. He said this happened to people “traveling while black”. Philip Culbertson said that he had to wait for 60 minutes before tickets were issued as what he claimed as unnecessary…

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Raft Operator And Daughter Arrested For Advertising Alcohol At Bikini Party

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Raft Operator And Daughter Arrested For Advertising Alcohol At Bikini Party

Kanchanaburi provincial police yesterday (Aug 15) charged a raft operator and his daughter for illegal advertising of alcohol after they held a riverine bikini party which went on Facebook Live for six hours. The live broadcast of the bikini party on the raft at Srinagarind dam went viral on the social media with many viewers…

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Four Killed And Seven Injured In Head-On Car Crash

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Four Killed And Seven Injured In Head-On Car Crash

A sedan and a van crashed head-on at an intersection in Kalasin’s Muang district on Monday night, causing four deaths and seven injuries. Lt-Colonel Chuchart Utthisin, inspector of Muang Kalasin Police Station, said the accident happened at about 8pm in front of a PTT petrol station in tambon Loob. Chuchart said Ming Ubolkhet, 64, the…

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New Driving Licenses To Be Issued In September.

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New Driving Licenses To Be Issued In September.

All drivers’ licenses issued from September 4th will be the smart card variety. This means they have the magnetic strip and QR code on them. Old paper licenses can be exchanged for the new ones at a cheaper rate from today. The old licenses are still valid but any new ones will utilize the new technology. The Department…

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Bus Rammed Unlit Parked Truck Killing One Passenger And Injuring Several Others

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Bus Rammed Unlit Parked Truck Killing One Passenger And Injuring Several Others

One passenger was killed and over a dozen others were injured when an interprovincial bus rammed at the rear of a parawood truck on the Friendship Highway known as Mittraphap in Pak Chong district of Nakhon Ratchasima province before dawn Monday. The bus which belongs to Roong Prasert Tour Co Ltd was on the way from…

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One Dead, Two Injured Following 100km Police Car Chase In Ubon

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One Dead, Two Injured Following 100km Police Car Chase In Ubon

A man was killed and his two friends injured when the car they were travelling in crashed into a bridge in Ubon Ratchathani province following a 100-kilometre police chase early Monday morning. Police said the accident happened at about 1.30am at Huay Bung Kone Bridge in tambon Kham Pom, Khemmaraj district. The impact of the…

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Belgian Couple Claim To Be Robbed By “Thai Police” !

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Belgian Couple Claim To Be Robbed By “Thai Police” !

A couple from Belgium have claimed they were robbed by “police” while staying in Bangkok. Maxime Kempeneer and Noël Borgs, both 28, from Hove, have told local media how their dream trip to Thailand quickly turned into a nightmare following the robbery which is believed to have taken place last Thursday, 10 August. Maxime said…

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World Communities Praise Thailand For Providing Educational Opportunities For All

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World Communities Praise Thailand For Providing Educational Opportunities For All

The Prime Minister is pleased with the world community’s admiration towards the educational opportunities in Thailand thanks to the graduation of a 91-year-old Thai woman. The PM was pleased to know that many foreign news agencies such as the BBC and ABC reported on Mrs. Kimlan Jinakul, a 91-year-old Thai woman from Phayao, who earned…

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Ex-Soldier Admits Kidnapping And Killing His Former Girlfriend

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Ex-Soldier Admits Kidnapping And Killing His Former Girlfriend

An ex-soldier wanted by police for allegedly abducting a factory worker gave himself up to a combined police and army force which laid siege to his hideout in Nong Boonmark district of Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday (Aug 13). Tha Rua district police from Ayutthaya traced the fugitive, Polakrit Wiset, an ex-soldier, after he abducted his girlfriend,…

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Syrian And Australian Arrested On Human Trafficking Sex Charges

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Syrian And Australian Arrested On Human Trafficking Sex Charges

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has busted a major human trafficking ring that allegedly forced Moroccan women into prostitution in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area. The DSI deputy chief  said the agency had received a tip-off from the Alliance Anti-Trafic and other international agencies that a Moroccan woman had asked for help after being lured into…

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