Archive For The “Miscellany” Category

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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Paddy’s Irish Bar Buriram Now Open 7 Days A Week

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Paddy’s Irish Bar Buriram Now Open 7 Days A Week

For a number of weeks now Paddy’s Irish Bar has been open on Mondays. However, some people were not aware of this so this is just to confirm that this is the case.

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Disruption To Buriram Times Articles

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Due to a family bereavement we will be unable to publish articles on a daily basis for the rest of this month. However, we will do our best to keep the disruption to a minimum. Sorry for any disappointment caused to our regular followers but we hope that you understand.

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Mysterious Deaths In Isan Village Down To Alcohol And Booze Rather Than Ogres Or Ghosts Say Doctors

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Mysterious Deaths In Isan Village Down To Alcohol And Booze Rather Than Ogres Or Ghosts Say Doctors

Expert medical staff in Thailand’s north east have confirmed that a spate of unexplained deaths in a village in Kalasin are not the work of an angry group of ogres or ghosts of evil widows. Villagers in Ban Phu Hang had started taking extraordinary precautions after five people died in a few weeks. Men were…

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