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Direct Koh Phangan-Surat Thai Ferry Service Restarts After Decade+ Hiatus

For more than a decade, Koh Phangan has had no direct link to the mainland. That ended Thursday. Seatran Ferry, which twice ran aground this...
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Ex-British Solider Turns Gun on Self at Shooting Range Near Pattaya

A former British soldier died after shooting himself in the head at a gun range in Huay Yai. Identified only as “Ian Joseph”, the 36-year-old...
Koh Chang French Spanish Toursits Drown Missing Red Flag Rough Seas

Spanish Woman Dead, Frenchman Missing After Ignoring Red Flag Swimming Warnings...

One foreign tourist is dead and another missing after ignoring “red flag” no-swimming warnings on Koh Chang. A Spanish woman, identified only as Anna, 21,...
Immigration officers, joined by Phuket police, on Tuesday showed up at the Asia Titan Group office on Soi Thep Anusorn in Wichit District and the owners’ house in Koh Kaew to find both vacant and closed.

Phuket Visa Agent Does Runner, Leaves 100 Foreigners Without Passports, Extensions

Phuket immigration police are hunting for owners of visa agency that allegedly defrauded almost 100 foreigners seeking visa extensions. Immigration officers, joined by Phuket police,...
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Phuket, Krabi Top List of 2022’s Top Tourist Spots

Hotel reservations increase ahead of the government’s further relaxation of Covid-19 control measures on July 1 with Phuket and Krabi provinces remaining popular destinations,...
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50% of All Phuket Tourists Now Indians

. As rest of world shuns Russia, TAT arranging charter flights to bring Russian tourists to Thailand
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Prayut to Visit Chiang Mai Wednesday

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Cabinet members will visit Chiang Mai on Wednesday to check in on various government projects. Government spokesperson Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said...
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Stray Dogs That Chased Krabi Tourists Headed for Pound

Krabi’s dog-catchers are out in force today after a viral video caught a pack of stray mongrels chasing tourists on Ao Nang Beach. The clip...
Pattaya Walking Street Knife Fight Foreigners

Knife Fight Leaves Foreigner Bleeding on Pattaya Walking Street

A knife fight between two foreigners on Pattaya’s Walking Street left one man bleeding early Sunday. The after-midnight incident on a side street off the...
Lithuanian Malius Kunikas, 32, is taken into custody on Pattaya's Yim Yom Beach around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Ladyboy-Loving Lithuanian Killed Surin Girlfriend, Partied in Pattaya, Police Say

A Lithuanian man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his transgender girlfriend to death in Surin, killing her dog and using her bank account...

Final Destination Unclear as Thailand Takes Step Toward Marriage Equality

Thailand took a step toward marriage equality this week, but where the journey ends up remains unclear. Legislators gave initial approval to legalizing same-sex unions,...
The Chiang Saen checkpoint on the Thailand-Laos border.

Laos Seen Reopening 5 More Thai-Border Crossings

Laos is expected to reopen five more border crossings with Thailand as trade between the two countries continues to increase. Government spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek said...
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‘Full Scale’ Cobra Gold Set to Resume in ’23

The Cobra Gold joint military exercise will return to full scale next year after the United States and Thailand scaled back the war games...
Phuket Immigration Chief Col Thanet Sukchai meets with British Ambassador Mark Gooding and Phuket Gov. Narong Woonciew Monday.

Phuket Immigration Warns Expats About Failing to Make 90-Day Reports

Immigration officials in Phuket have warned foreign expats they face fines of up to 4,000 baht if they fail to report their whereabouts every...
Pratan Tansiri, 61, died at the scene of a June 8 accident on Highway 7 near the Sukhumvit Road offramp when Worapol Kumchompu, 28, rammed his Yamaha Filoan into the back of the victim’s Mercedes-Benz as it was parked on the motorway’s shoulder.

Reckless, Illegal Driving Kills 2 Pattaya Pedestrians in 1 Day

Reckless and illegal driving by motorcyclists claimed the lives of two Pattaya pedestrians this week, one who was simply trying to walk around his...
Naree Tantasathien Thailand Attorney General

Thailand Names 1st Woman Attorney-General

The Public Prosecution Commission approved the nomination of Naree Tantasathien, the director-general of the Department of Legal Counsel, as Thailand’s first female attorney-general. Naree will...
The Emerald Terrace Condo in Patong

3 Foreigners Charged with Lethal Recklessness in Russian’s Phuket High-Rise Plunge

Phuket police on Wednesday charged three foreign friends of a Russian woman who fell from an eighth-floor condo in Phuket with recklessness causing death. American...
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Iranian Embassy ‘Categorically Denies’ Spies Infiltrating Thailand

The Iranian embassy in Bangkok rejected and denounced the Thai government’s allegations that its spies were working in the kingdom. The embassy issued a strongly...
Thai navy and park officials offer food to Rohingya found stranded on the Thai island of Koh Dong on June 4.

Thailand Admonished for Lack of Aid, Refugee Status for Myanmar Asylum...

An international rights body called on Thailand to provide humanitarian assistance and asylum to fleeing Rohingya people from Myanmar’s religiously divided Rakhine state. “The Thai...
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Thai Police on Lookout for Iranian Spies

Thai police are on the lookout for Iranian spies following an arrest in Indonesia that prompted security concerns. Security agencies across the country reportedly have...
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Buri Ram Giving Away 1,000 Marijuana Plants Friday

Buri Ram Province will hand out 1,000 free cannabis plants on Friday, a day after marijuana is officially decriminalized. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said...
Chonburi Immigration Police question alleged pedophile fugitive "William" at his house in Huay Yai, near Pattaya, Sunday.

Alleged British Pedo Captured Near Pattaya After 8 Years on Run

Immigration police captured a British fugitive wanted on child-pornography charges back home near Pattaya. William Dempster, 45, was arrested by Chonburi Immigration Police on visa-overstay...
The Emerald Terrace Condo in Patong

3 Foreigners Arrested in Phuket Condo-Fall Death of Russian Woman

. American, Russian, Jordanian held on drug charges as murder probe continues
A public sign in Phuket telling people to wear masks ... at the beach.

Phuket Completely Revokes Mask Order, Capping Incompetent Week of Flip-Flops

Capping half a week of flip-flops and miscommunication, Phuket’s governor on Friday completely rescinded two orders he issued earlier this week relaxing outdoor face...
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