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58 Year British Expat Ass Kicked By Thai Youth – Video

  PATTAYA – Police arrested two young men yesterday who allegedly assaulted a 58-year-old British Expat Stuart Moses Levy¬† in Pattaya. The incident was captured on video and the clip has “gone viral” on Facebook and Youtube, drawing criticism about how badly the attack has affected Thailand’s image, prompting local police to hurriedly investigate it. […]

March 31st, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Ministry Proposes Ban on People in Pickup Trucks from Splashing Water During Songkran Festival

  CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Interior aims to ban the practice of carrying water containers on pickup trucks and splashing water down from the trucks, for the upcoming Songkran water festival. An Interior Ministry meeting to discuss reducing road accidents and casualties during Songkran holiday has set April 11-17 as days when tight […]

March 31st, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Australia’s Scott Hend Wins the Chiangmai Golf Classic

  CHIANG MAI – Australia’s Scott Hend charged from six-shots back to win the inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT by three strokes after a stunning eight-under-par 64 in the final round on Sunday. Big-hitting Hend earned his third Asian Tour title in front of large crowds at the Alpine Golf Resort-Chiangmai, taking home […]

March 31st, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Drought & Smog Still Ravage Northern Thailand

  CHIANG RAI – The smog haze situation in the northern region is still critical while many provinces and farmers across the country continue to be hit by drought. In Chiang Rai, severe drought has also taken its toll on the quality of soy beans, while farmers are now only able to sell their produce […]

March 31st, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Prayad Marksaeng Maintains Lead at the US$750,000 Chiangmai Golf Classic

  CHIANG MAI – Thailand’s Prayad Marksaeng maintained his tight grip on the Chiangmai Golf Classic with a six-under-par 66 in the penultimate round on Saturday to open up a five-shot lead at the top of the leaderboard. The 47-year-old, who has led on all three days at the Alpine Golf Resort-Chiangmai, mixed six birdies […]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tourists Fight Flab at Kickboxing Fitness Camps

  PHUKET – Thailand has become home to a flourishing Muay Thai training industry that welcomes thousands of guests every year, thanks in part to the popularity of mixed martial arts. In a sweltering training camp on a tropical Thai island, sweaty tourists wearing oversized gloves and baggy shorts slam their fists, knees, elbows and […]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Bangkok’s International Detective Owner Gets 50 Years for Sadistic Rape of Employee

  BANGKOK – A Bangkok Criminal Court has sentenced Private Detective Thanachart, Wiwatthanachart to 50 years in prison and his wife to 10 years as an accomplice for their roles in a sadistic rape of a woman who worked at their company. The victim brought charges against Surachat, also known as¬†Thanachart, Wiwatthanachart and his wife […]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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