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Famous Thai Motorcycle Racer Smashes Up His Mustang In Pattaya

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Famous Thai Motorcycle Racer Smashes Up His Mustang In Pattaya

Famous Thai motorcycle racer smashes up his Mustang in Pattaya Well known Thai 1000cc motorcycle racer “Ohm Superbike” lost control of his Ford Mustang car after a tire blowout in Pattaya on Sunday. Kasit Ketjutharat, as he is also known, said that he was travelling at low speed and lost control hitting a parked bus…

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Driver Loses Head, 34 Injured After Bus Smashes Into Truck In Saraburi

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Driver Loses Head, 34 Injured After Bus Smashes Into Truck In Saraburi

  Driver loses head, 34 injured after bus smashes into truck in Saraburi A tour bus from Bangkok, travelling to Ubon Ratchathani in the northeast, has collided into the rear end of a ten-wheel truck in Saraburi around midnight last night. The tour bus driver was beheaded from the impact of the collision while 34…

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Songkran May Escape Booze Ban – But It’s Jail For Those That Sell On Election Weekends

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Songkran May Escape Booze Ban – But It’s Jail For Those That Sell On Election Weekends

  Songkran may escape booze ban – but it’s jail for those that sell on election weekends A leading public health official promoting a ban on alcohol sales on the main day of the Songkran celebration has suggested that the ban may not be in place this year. It may have to wait until next…

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Buri Ram Resort Owner Crushed, Fatally Injured By Iron Gate

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Buri Ram Resort Owner Crushed, Fatally Injured By Iron Gate

Buri Ram resort owner crushed, fatally injured by iron gate. The elderly owner of a resort in Buri Ram’s Nang Rong district was found crushed by a sliding iron gate at the rear of the property on Monday morning, and later died from her injuries in hospital. Wanna Wassumongkolpoj, 62, was found lying under the…

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Thailand Pledges To Soften Harsh Refugee Policies

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Thailand Pledges To Soften Harsh Refugee Policies

Thailand pledges to soften harsh refugee policies Thailand’s immigration chief is pledging an upgrade of the country’s draconian treatment of refugees following the intense international media coverage of the young Saudi woman’s attempt to seek asylum. Rahaf Mohammed became the biggest international story across the world for a week after being intercepted during a transit…

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Drink Driving Cases Smash The 5,000 Barrier In Five New Year Days – Isaan Is the Worst

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Drink Driving Cases Smash The 5,000 Barrier In Five New Year Days – Isaan Is the Worst

Drink driving cases smash the 5,000 barrier in five New Year days – Isaan is the worst INN reported that 5,000 people had been arrested nationwide for drink driving in the first of the five so-called seven deadly days of New Year. This applied to the period of December 27th to December 31st. Worst provinces…

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Desperate To stay in Thailand “Overstay ALI” Changes Name To ALY

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Desperate To stay in Thailand “Overstay ALI” Changes Name To ALY

Desperate to stay in Thailand “Overstay ALI” changes name to ALY A blacklisted Egyptian was so desperate to stay in Thailand that after he was deported in April he changed his name and got a new passport. But changing his name from Motazz Ali to Motazz Aly was not enough to fool Krabi immigration when…

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Minister Explains Comment On Poll Observers

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Minister Explains Comment On Poll Observers

Thailand has plenty of experience in holding elections; EC stays mum on the issue. Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai yesterday clarified his controversial statement over allowing international observers at the upcoming election, saying that Thailand was not a new country that did not know how to hold an election and needed foreigners to monitor the process….

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Thai Embassy In Vientiane Issues Warning To Visa Runners

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Thai Embassy In Vientiane Issues Warning To Visa Runners

  People who have a history of staying in Thailand using only tourist visas or ‘in-out’ border runs are being warned they may face increased scrutiny from immigration officers. According to a note apparently posted on the notice board outside the Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos, this morning, officers at the consulate remind people they…

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Re Articles On Buriram Times

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We apologise for the lack of articles on the Buriram Times. This has been down to some serious medical conditions which will result in major surgery in the very near future. We will endeavour to resume normal service asap. Please do not forget about us, your continued support is really needed at this difficult time.

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