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Andres Tunez Is BACK At Buriram United !

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Andres Tunez Is BACK At Buriram United !

In a remarkable couple of days at Thunder Castle which saw Bandovic return to his former position of Head Coach, it has now been announced that Andres Tunez has also returned to the club. In a heartwarming message to the fans, Tunez said he was delighted to return to what he now considers his home….

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Buriram Move Bandovic Back To His Former Role As Head Coach

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Buriram Move Bandovic Back To His Former Role As Head Coach

Buriram United have announced that they have promoted Bozidar Bandovic to head coach from his position as Technical Director of Football. This will be nothing new for him as he was one of 4 head coaches in 2013/14. This follows the resignation of Ranko Popovic after he received a 3 month ban from the Thai…

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Buriram Face Tough Task In FA Cup

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Buriram Face Tough Task In FA Cup

Buriram face a tough challenge in the first round of the FA Cup when they travel to Ratchaburi, recent victors in a 7 -goal thriller at the I-Mobile Stadium. The game will be played on Wednesday June 21, kick off 7pm and Buriram will be looking to avenge their heart-breaking defeat.

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Bangkok Glass V Buriram Update

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In the original match report it stated that it was Daniel who was involved in the incident with Jakkaphan. However, it appears that it was actually goalscorer Campos who was the culprit which makes it even worse. We try to be accurate but errors are occasionally made and we apologize for the inaccurate information.

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The `not so idyllic` life in an Esan village in Thailand

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The `not so idyllic` life in an Esan village in Thailand

A while ago I wrote an article about the idyllic life in a typical, rural Esan village. Well, that`s not always the case, especially from a foreigners (farangs) point of view. So here`s a dose of reality. Let`s start with the wake up call, about 5:00 am – noisy roosters, dogs, assorted spluttering tractors and…

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Police Arrest Food Supplement Boss As Over 1,000 People Fall For Japan Tour Scam

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Police Arrest Food Supplement Boss As Over 1,000 People Fall For Japan Tour Scam

Police arrested Pasit Ariyalapit, founder and chief executive of food supplement company WealthEver over a bogus three day trip to Japan during Songkran. Pasit, 31, was picked up by police in Ranong province after five of his relatives were detained for questioning. Pasit, whose original name was Sahachom Nakharit, changed her first and family names…

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UK Man Claims 94K In Benefits Whilst Living In Thailand

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UK Man Claims 94K In Benefits Whilst Living In Thailand

Alan Barlow, 67, got disability allowance and three other handouts in a scam that lasted at least seven years. But he lived abroad with a new wife and two children ,using his UK council flat solely as a base to return for NHS treatment. Barlow got disability benefit in 2005 for multiple sclerosis and chronic…

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Relax And Dust Down Your Water Guns For Songkran !

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Relax And Dust Down Your Water Guns For Songkran !

Hope you enjoyed yesterday’s article about water throwing being made illegal. Thanks to Thai Visa News, great fun !

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No Water Celebration Activities On Bangkok’s Khao San Road At Songkran

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No Water Celebration Activities On Bangkok’s Khao San Road At Songkran

Khao San Road will have no Songkran water celebrations this year as the country is still mourning the passing of the beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The decision to not hold celebration activities on this short street came after the meeting of several relevant government and private agencies, including the Khao San Road Business Association, the…

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“Happy Vikings” As Norway Is Named The Happiest Place To Live

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“Happy Vikings” As Norway Is Named The Happiest Place To Live

Norway displaced Denmark as the world’s happiest country as Thailand was ranked 32 compared to last year’s 33rd ranking in the World Happiness Report 2017 produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2012. Nordic countries are the most content whereas countries in the sub-Saharan Africa, along…

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