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Thailand-Only Very Remote Chance Of Tsunami

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Thailand-Only Very Remote Chance Of Tsunami

The chance of an imminent repeat tsunami in the Andaman Sea is remote, while the tsunami risk in the Gulf of Thailand is even smaller to nearly impossible, say leading seismologists in the wake of public tsunami fears triggered by the recent devastation in Indonesia. Nevertheless, say experts, the authorities, business sector and citizens in…

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On World Animal Day, It’s Time To End Elephant Polo

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On World Animal Day, It’s Time To End Elephant Polo

World Animal Day falls today, October 4, and while it’s hard to know which animal rights issue will go viral over the next few hours, PETA Asia’s efforts to persuade the Minor Hotel Group to stop organising the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament in Thailand have already garnered worldwide attention. Our recent expose showing that…

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Thai “Caveman” Has Given Up On Thai Women And Welcomes Foreign Ladies To His New “Home”

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Thai “Caveman” Has Given Up On Thai Women And Welcomes Foreign Ladies To His New “Home”

A Thai blogger who lives in a cave has defended his lifestyle saying that he is doing nothing wrong. Pictures of him with foreign women were posted on his Facebook page – though one in a state of undress in his cave has since been deleted after some adverse comment from netizens. The man in…

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Tsunami Fears:- Report Shows That Tourists Would Be In Trouble If Giant Wave Hits Thailand Again

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Tsunami Fears:- Report Shows That Tourists Would Be In Trouble If Giant Wave Hits Thailand Again

Following the devastating earthquake and massive tsunami that hit Indonesia on Friday the Thai media have asked the question: Is Thailand prepared for another tsunami? The answer is mixed. On the one hand the alarm warning systems seem to be working and loud enough. But on the other, signage erected after the 2004 Asia wide…

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Another “Only In Thailand” Story As Researcher Is Arrested For Killing Friend With “Defective” Bullet

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Another “Only In Thailand” Story As Researcher Is Arrested For Killing Friend With “Defective” Bullet

A freelance scientific researcher was arrested late Sunday night after allegedly shooting dead his friend with a bullet he claimed had magical powers. Police said Thongrob Tojinda, 51, was arrested at his house in Pathum Thani’s Muang district after firing a shot into his friend’s right temple. Bancha Kunnawut-opas, 43, an electrical engineer, died on…

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Thai Tourist Police Begin Crackdown On 200,000 Overstayers

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Thai Tourist Police Begin Crackdown On 200,000 Overstayers

Thailand’s Tourist Police Chief led a big raid on a call center operation at a northern Bangkok condominium yesterday. It was as much a raid on people who have overstayed as those involved in crime. Surachet Hakpan along with 191 special branch and immigration officers raided the Ban Suan Thon condo in Ratanathibet, Nonthaburi. In…

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Foreign Tourist Assaulted By Security Guard At Don Mueang After Being Refused Entry Into Thailand

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Foreign Tourist Assaulted By Security Guard At Don Mueang After Being Refused Entry Into Thailand

A video clip showing a security guard at Don Mueang airport assaulting a Chinese tourist has gone viral. Footage of the incident, which took place on Thursday, shows the guard in an altercation with the Chinese man. The guard can be seen raising his hand to the face of the man, before taking a wild…

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Top Lawyer Warn’s Thai Men :- “If You Play Away, Don’t Post Photos On Social Media!”

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Top Lawyer Warn’s Thai Men :- “If You Play Away, Don’t Post Photos On Social Media!”

A top online lawyer has told Thai men: If you play away don’t rub your wife’s face in it. If you do it is grounds for divorce. Ratchaphon Sirisakhon was giving men the benefit of his legal advice online . Many Thai men get married but still think they are playboys. Many go to bars…

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British Tourist Apologizes For False Rape Claims On Koh Phangan

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British Tourist Apologizes For False Rape Claims On Koh Phangan

A 25 year old British woman has accepted that she was not raped on Koh Phangan as she had claimed. Hospital tests and CCTV showed no evidence a crime had occurred. And the woman had to admit that her fears were completely unfounded. She was named only as Joanna. A distraught father had contacted the…

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Police Hunt Thai Couple Having Sex In Supermarket

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Police Hunt Thai Couple Having Sex In Supermarket

Police are hunting for a Thai couple who were photographed having sex in a famous supermarket. The photos were shared on the SSBN Facebook page, which is known for sharing adult themed and risqué photos and clips, and quickly went viral on Wednesday evening. The photos, which have now been removed, showed a man wearing…

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