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93-year-Old Australian Back in a Chiang Mai Court this Week

CHIANG MAI – 93-year-old Australian Karl Joseph Kraus appeared back in a Chiang Mai court this week accused of raping four sisters while living in Chiang Mai Thailand. Karl Joseph Kraus had to be carried from a prison bus into a wheelchair by other inmates in order to be wheeled into the dock in Chiang […]

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

Chiang Rai Health Officials Spray Germicides against H7N9.

  CHIANG RAI – – A Livestock Development Department office in this northern province and the provincial animal quarantine center are conducting a coordinated campaign to spray the border area inhabited by migratory birds from China with germicides against H7N9. The campaign is aimed at preventing possible outbreak of the newly found H7N9 strain of […]

April 30th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Police Crackdown on Russian Prostitution in Phuket

PHUKET – Police on this tourist island arrested 30 Russians in raids at a Patong bay nightlife zone, the local online news service Phuketwan reported yesterday. Police said they were checking for human trafficking and prostitution with Russian nationals the main target. The raids also focused on time-share touts and other foreigners who are selling […]

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

Thai Security Forces Shoot 3 Cambodian Log Poachers

  CHIANG RAI – Thai security forces shot and killed at least three Cambodians Thursday night who were logging illegally in Thailand across the border from Cambodia’s Oddar Meanchey province, military and government officials said Sunday. Yim Yorn, 37, Pob Thea, 37, and Muon Chen, 57, were logging about 8 km across the border in […]

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

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Still Rising Despite Strong Baht

  BANGKOK – Inbound tour operators have not been too badly affected by the strong baht so far, as the number of foreign tourist arrivals coming into Thailand is still rising, according to Yuthachai Soonthronrattanavate, president of the Association of Domestic Travel. “So far, what I have seen is that there are no tour operators […]

April 30th, 2013 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Tourism & Sports Minister Considers Opening Tourist Court to Speed up Justice for Foreign Visitors

BANGKOK – Thailand may set up a Tourist Court to make fast delivery of justice to foreign tourists who would otherwise depart from this country before any lawsuits they have filed could be judged by an ordinary court. According to Tourism & Sports Minister Somsak Purisrisak, the so-called Tourist Court will handle varied criminal and […]

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

Lee Aldhouse is Thai Prison’s ‘Worst Inmate’

  PHUKET – Lee Aldhouse a UK kickboxer suspected of murdering a US marine in Thailand has been accused of fighting with fellow prisoners. Aldhouse who is currently being held in Phuket jail while he stands trial, is considered to be the worst behaved inmate, it has been reported. Prison sources have claimed that the […]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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