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Nigerian footballer arrested at Suvarnabhumi with two million baths worth of cocaine

Nigerian footballer arrested at Suvarnabhumi with two million baths worth of cocaine

On Friday at Suvarnabhumi Airport police arrested a Nigerian man after an x-ray revealed he had 495 gm of cocaine in his stomach with a street value of two million…

Over four hundred illegal animals seized in Khon Kaen

Over four hundred illegal animals seized in Khon Kaen

In Khon Kaen’s Muang district on Friday a truck-load of protected animals, including more than 350 turtles and 100 snakes, was seized. The highway police arrested pickup truck driver Phumin…

Four million Chinese tourists set to visit Thailand this year

Four million Chinese tourists set to visit Thailand this year

It is estimated that over than four million Chinese tourists will visit Thailand this year, a total of 3.2 million have already visited the kingdom in the first eight months…

Lessons for Thailand from schools across Reading and Wokingham UK

Lessons for Thailand from schools across Reading and Wokingham UK

Schools in this country might work in partnership with under performing Thai schools in order to improve education for thousands of students A senior education figure from Thailand learnt some…

51 flood victims hospitalized after eating free food

51 flood victims hospitalized after eating free food

51 flood victims in Prachin Buri were given free food that caused sickness and diarrhea; five of them are in a serious condition. The flood relief center in Prachantakham district’s…

The family of an Indian lady who died in a parasailing accident to receive 200,000 baht compensation

The family of an Indian lady who died in a parasailing accident to receive 200,000 baht compensation

Police in Pattaya say that the Indian lady, Shilpi Agarwal, who was killed on Wednesday was in Thailand to celebrate her wedding anniversary. The accident happened when the couple were…

Marriage certificate registry service discontinued for overseas Brits

Marriage certificate registry service discontinued for overseas Brits

From 1 January 2014, British nationals overseas will no longer be able to deposit foreign marriage or civil partnership documents with the General Register Office (GRO) From 1 January 2014…

Thailand’s fairytale economy is reliant on migrant workers

Thailand’s fairytale economy is reliant on migrant workers

Thailand’s economic development could be called something of a fairytale. Much of that fairytale is thank’s to its exports, Its GDP per capital is now eight times what it was…

A plot, a pot of chili powder and a bungled attempt at stealing gold

A plot, a pot of chili powder and a bungled attempt at stealing gold

When Jennisa Jirawel, 35, found herself unemployed and desperate for money she decided to solve her financial problems with a pot of chili powder from the local market and a…

Mahout claims the government put his elephant’s life in danger

Mahout claims the government put his elephant’s life in danger

In Surin a mahout is claiming that the government has seized and mistreated his elephant to the point where the animal is at deaths door. He is now asking for…