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Shooting range ex-manager held for alleged embezzlement

Shooting range ex-manager held for alleged embezzlement

The former manager of a Phang Nga-based privately run shooting range was arrested in Phitsanulok province on Sunday over alleged embezzlement of Bt335,670 in bullet fees. The suspect, Thanawich Roopanichkit,…

Safety in Thailand: But it’ll take two years to put fire extinguishers in “rogue” hotels

Safety in Thailand: But it’ll take two years to put fire extinguishers in “rogue” hotels

Sophon Cable TV revealed in a story on Facebook that a staggering 70% of hotels in Pattaya are operating illegally. There are about 2,000 hotels in the resort.  And many…

More than 6,000 foreigners prosecuted for taking Thai jobs and illegal working in the last year

More than 6,000 foreigners prosecuted for taking Thai jobs and illegal working in the last year

The head of the Thai Department of Employment has said that more than 6,000 foreigners have been working illegally and taking jobs reserved for Thais in the last 12 months. …

New smoking at home law: “It’s not a ban we are protecting the kids”, top official

New smoking at home law: “It’s not a ban we are protecting the kids”, top official

A leading Thai official has hit back at claims on social media that a new law is designed to stop people smoking in their own homes.   There was a massive…

“Airport mafia” set to be hit as Fast Track scheme stopped at Bangkok’s main airport

“Airport mafia” set to be hit as Fast Track scheme stopped at Bangkok’s main airport

From July 1st only first and business class passengers and those with special needs like the handicapped will be able to use the Premium Lane (Fast Track) service at Suvarnabhumi…

Liquids, gels, sprays and food banned from Thai airports and airplanes from yesterday

Liquids, gels, sprays and food banned from Thai airports and airplanes from yesterday

Sanook said that D-Day for new Civil Aviation Authority bans on a whole host of foods, liquids and cosmetic products came in yesterday. All items must be under 100 milliliters…

Another quality tourist: Crazed foreigner arrested after Jomtien beach rampage

Another quality tourist: Crazed foreigner arrested after Jomtien beach rampage

Another day, another heavily intoxicated foreigner causing mischief near Pattaya. On Saturday, police arrested a foreign man who was seen rampaging along Jomtien beach, confronting and threatening members of the…

330 years of cannabis in Thai medicine

330 years of cannabis in Thai medicine

To support and prepare for the use of medical cannabis, with safe access by patients, the Sirindhorn College of Public Health in Phitsanulok has held the 330 Years of Cannabis…

Woman may face Computer Act charges over ‘found’ wallet story

Woman may face Computer Act charges over ‘found’ wallet story

A Thai woman who claimed on Facebook earlier this month that a mysterious “good citizen” had returned her expensive wallet, may face charges under the Computer Act. A summons was…

Police hunt for mastermind behind alleged trafficking of Rohingya to Malaysia

Police hunt for mastermind behind alleged trafficking of Rohingya to Malaysia

Police are looking for a man suspected of masterminding the trafficking of 65 Rohingya from Myanmar to Malaysia by boat. Their modified fishing boat broke down and beached on Rawi…

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