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First Oil from Manora Project in Gulf of Thailand Planned for September

First Oil from Manora Project in Gulf of Thailand Planned for September

Australia’s Tap Oil Limited reported Monday that the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand is on schedule for first production before the end of the third quarter…

Blacklisting proposed for foreigners who overstay in Thailand

Blacklisting proposed for foreigners who overstay in Thailand

New tougher rules on foreigners overstaying their permits to stay in Phuket are probably on the way, the ThaiVisa.com website reports yesterday (July 7). Overstayers will be put on a…

Turkish tourist dies in Phuket surf

Turkish tourist dies in Phuket surf

A Turkish tourist drowned early on the of evening July 6 at Karon Beach while swimming despite red warning flags, and despite be told not to go in the water…

Outrage Over Thai Tourists ‘Vandalising’ Great Wall of China

Outrage Over Thai Tourists ‘Vandalising’ Great Wall of China

Photos of graffiti left by Thai tourists on the Great Wall of China have sparked an internet outrage back at home. The photos were posted on the webforum Pantip earlier…

Double illness mum Jo determined to get better after Thailand treatment disappointment

Double illness mum Jo determined to get better after Thailand treatment disappointment

A mum-of-one suffering from two terminal illnesses has spoken about her “devastation” at the decision to return home to Exeter from Thailand where she had been promised pioneering medical treatment.…

Threatened with murder, Italian stab victim now under Phuket police protection

Threatened with murder, Italian stab victim now under Phuket police protection

The Italian man who was stabbed by a member of a gang of young thugs during a robbery in Karon is now under police protection in a hospital ward because…

Phuket burns 500-million baht of pirated goods

Phuket burns 500-million baht of pirated goods

Thailand yesterday destroyed almost 500 million baht of pirated goods in the South to emphasise the country’s determination to rid of all copied items and commitment to tackle copyright violation…

Chumphon nun gives a press satement to explain why she was driving around in a Porsche

Chumphon nun gives a press satement to explain why she was driving around in a Porsche

Sister Sherry a nun in Chumphon is renowned for two things, her charitable works and her ‘bling’ lifestyle. Yesterday Sister Sherry held a press conference to explain the photographs that…

More rains expected next week in Thailand

More rains expected next week in Thailand

More rains are expected next week as a monsoon covering parts of Thailand is gaining strength. The Meteorological Department reported that during July 7-8, the southwestern monsoon prevailing over the…

Thai TV Channels Fined For Airing Hit TV Series ‘Dexter’

Thai TV Channels Fined For Airing Hit TV Series ‘Dexter’

Thailand’s media-regulating body says it has fined three private TV channels for airing the critically acclaimed American TV series “Dexter” because the show is too “violent.” Col. Natee Sukolrat, deputy…