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Biking couple killed by Samui bus in Nakhon Si Thammarat

By The Nation

 

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A couple were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a Samui-Sungai Kolok bus in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Monday night.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054728-biking-couple-killed-by-samui-bus-in-nakhon-si-thammarat/

 

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Student dies after balcony floor gives way at Phetchaburi university building

By The Nation

 

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A student died after falling through an eight-floor balcony floor made of gypsum at a university building in Phetchaburi on Monday evening, police said.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054729-student-dies-after-balcony-floor-gives-way-at-phetchaburi-university-building/

 

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After good news comes the bad: 7/11 in hot water after staff seen sweeping trash into the road

 

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The authorities in southern Thailand have hauled 7/11 executives over the coals after two staff at one of their branches were caught on tape sweeping trash from the store and sidewalk into the street.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054732-after-good-news-comes-the-bad-711-in-hot-water-after-staff-seen-sweeping-trash-into-the-road/

 

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Toronto man convicted of murder in Thailand arrested for city bank robberies

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Serving over six years in a Thai prison for murder, a Toronto man was arrested in Manitoba earlier this week for a string of recent bank robberies.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054733-toronto-man-convicted-of-murder-in-thailand-arrested-for-city-bank-robberies/

 

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"Sideburn Tattoo" man proves easy police catch after stabbing murder of work colleague

 

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Police in Lat Krabang had little trouble identifying a murderer who stabbed a work colleague to death on Monday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054736-sideburn-tattoo-man-proves-easy-police-catch-after-stabbing-murder-of-work-colleague/

 

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Facebook bans Myanmar army chief, others in unprecedented move

By Antoni Slodkowski

 

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Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, salutes while attending a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn Bo Bo/Pool/Files

 

YANGON (Reuters) - Facebook <FB.O> said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the content.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054737-facebook-bans myanmar army-chief-others-in-unprecedented-move/

 

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NSC allays fears of unrests after political ban eased

 

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National Security Council (NSC) Secretary General Gen Wanlop Raksanoh this morning tried to allay fears that there could political unrests after the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) eases the ban on political activities. 

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054738-nsc-allays-fears-of-unrests-after-political-ban-eased/

 

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Driver dead as overturned tanker spills 40,000 liters of diesel into Nan creek

 

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Police said it was lucky there was not a major explosion and fire after an oil tanker overturned on the Nan to Chalerprakiat road near the border with Laos.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054740-driver-dead-as-overturned-tanker-spills-40000-liters-of-diesel-into-nan-creek/

 

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'Amy' cleared of trafficking, boyfriend jailed

By The Nation

 

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File photo: Actress Amelia Jacobs and her boyfriend Poonyawat Hirantecha watch as police search their Bangkok home last September.

 

Actress Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, a former Miss Teen Thailand, was acquitted on Tuesday of trafficking in drugs, but her boyfriend was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054746-actress-amelia-“amy”-jacobs-cleared-of-trafficking-boyfriend-jailed/

 

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Koh Tao is run by mafia families protecting rapists and murderers, Brit teen's mum tells Thai media

 

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Leading and respected Thai journalist Suthichai Yoon has spoken extensively to the mother of the alleged victim of rape on Koh Tao.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054752-koh-tao-is-run-by-mafia-families-protecting-rapists-and-murderers-brit-teens-mum-tells-thai-media/

 

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Two arrested as police find sex toys sex drugs in "Soi Boyztown"

 

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The Bang Lamung district chief, head of Pattaya police and the local tourist police chief all headed to "Soi Boyztown" yesterday afternoon where they busted two traders for selling sex toys and sex drugs.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054756-two-arrested-as-police-find-sex-toys-sex-drugs-in-soi-boyztown/

 

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Ministry of Tourism to re-evaluate security after allegations of assault on Koh Tao

 

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SURAT THANI, 28th August 2018 (NNT) – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports is poised to re-evaluate security measures in tourist spots, after a British traveler alleged she was sexually assaulted on Koh Tao. 


Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054760-ministry-of-tourism-to-re-evaluate-security-after-allegations-of-assault-on-koh-tao/

 

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Local elections likely to come after general election

 

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The elections of local administration organizations are likely to be held after the general election of MPs which has been tentatively scheduled for early next year with the earliest date being Feb 24, National Legislative Assembly (NLA) vice president Surachai Liangboonlertchai said today.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054764-local-elections-likely-to-come-after-general-election/

 

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Missing Indonesian man’s body found washed up on Phuket Beach

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The body was discovered by local residents at about 10am today (Aug 28). Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: It has been confirmed that a body found washed up on Karon Beach today is that of the Indonesian man swept away by dangerous surf on Sunday.

 

Full story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054609-search-ongoing-for-indonesian-tourist-swept-away-in-deadly-phuket-surf/?do=findComment&amp;comment=13311619

 

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Over 5,000 Parcels of Land Expected to be Expropriated for the New Airport

by CityNews

 

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CityNews – The second Chiang Mai airport is proceeding as planned, with the expropriation of private land beginning next month.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054785-over-5000-parcels-of-land-expected-to-be-expropriated-for-the-new-airport/

 

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Flood, landslide alerts for areas downstream from six dams

By The Nation

 

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Areas downstream from six dams have been warned of possible flooding, river overflowing and landslides due to the deluge of water being released from the brimming reservoirs, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayapol Thitisak said on Tuesday.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054786-flood-landslide-alerts-for-areas-downstream-from-six-dams/

 

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Ex-city police chief acquitted for his role in violent breakup of PAD protest in 2008

 

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Former metropolitan police commissioner Pol Lt-Gen Suchart Muenkaew who ordered the use of tear gas to break up protesters of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in front of the parliament in October 2008 was today (Tuesday) acquitted by the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Posts.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054788-ex-city-police-chief-acquitted-for-his-role-in-violent-breakup-of-pad-protest-in-2008/

 

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Chai Nat woman, 62, in apparent suicide after ‘concerns over debt’

By The Nation

 

A 62-year-old woman in Chai Nat’s Hankha district was found dead with a slashed wrist in what is believed to be a suicide after she had grown worried about the repayment of a bank loan taken out for a friend.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054789-chai-nat-woman-62-in-apparent-suicide-after-‘concerns-over-debt’/

 

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Disney's streaming service might finally have a name

BY JOE ANDERTON

 

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Ever since the meteoric rise of Netflix, every big company is trying to launch their own streaming service, so they can exclusively offer their content and not have to share the money.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054796-disneys-streaming-service-might-finally-have-a-name/

 

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Big Joke arrives in Koh Tao to investigate Brit woman's rape claim - fake news prosecution not ruled out 

 

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Deputy chief of the tourist police Maj Gen Surachate Hakpan was filmed arriving in Koh Tao with a huge entourage of officers and press following his movements.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054797-big-joke-arrives-in-koh-tao-to-investigate-brit-womans-rape-claim-fake-news-prosecution-not-ruled-out/

 

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PM promises easing of political restrictions once two poll-related bills enacted

 

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today that political restrictions would be eased to allow political parties to conduct certain political activities once the charter-mandated bill on the election of members of parliament and the other bill on the selection of senators are promulgated.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054798-pm-promises-easing-of-political-restrictions-once-two-poll-related-bills-enacted/

 

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Bangkok conference seeks to build inter-continental cooperation in suppressing wildlife trade and trafficking

By The Nation

 

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Cooperation among three major continents where illicit wildlife trades and trafficking are still rampant is being forged in an attempt to suppress the activities that are now seen crossing from countries in Africa to Asia.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054799-bangkok-conference-seeks-to-build-inter-continental-cooperation-in-suppressing-wildlife-trade-and-trafficking/

 

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In a posh Bangkok neighborhood, residents trade energy with blockchain

By Rina Chandran

 

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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents in a Bangkok neighborhood are trying out a renewable energy trading platform that allows them to buy and sell electricity between themselves, signaling the growing popularity of such systems as solar panels get cheaper.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054804-in-a-posh-bangkok-neighborhood-residents-trade-energy-with-blockchain/

 

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Elephant swimming show is exercise, not cruel: zoo

By Jintamas Saksornchai, Staff Reporter

 

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Students Tuesday watch an elephant swims in a glass tank at Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chonburi.

 

CHONBURI —  A young elephant walks on its hind legs and swims in a glass tank to the delight of a crush of students watching and cheering.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/1054805-elephant-swimming-show-is-exercise-not-cruel-zoo/

 

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