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Thai Authorities Display Mass Quantity of Drugs Seized Over the Past 10 Months in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Chalermkiart Srivorakhan, representatives from the Narcotics Control Board, the military and police and other senior officials were at the media briefing that displayed more than 134 million speed pills and 3,800kg of crystal methamphetamine, or ya ice, have been seized in three northern border […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Lebanon Finally Repeals Law Allowing Rapists to Marry Their Victims

–   BEIRUT – Lebanon’s parliament on Wednesday abolished a law that allowed rapists to avoid prison by marrying their victims. The repeal of the law, which had been in place since the 1940s, follows years of campaigning by women’s rights advocates. Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt have canceled similar “marry the rapist” clauses over the […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Egyptian Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

– CAIRO – Egypt’s antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south of Cairo, in an area known as al-Kamin al-Sahrawi. Tuesday’s statement by the ministry says the unearthed sarcophagi and clay […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thai Military Installed Cabinet Extends VAT Reduction for Another Year

– BANGKOK – The Cabinet has approved a one-year extension to the value-added tax (VAT) reduction policy, keeping the VAT rate at 7 percent until September next year. Following the weekly Cabinet meeting, Vice Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office Kobsak Pootrakool revealed that a green light has been given to the Finance Ministry’s proposal […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Rescue Worker Saves 4 Year-Old Thai Girl with Dice Stuck Inside her Nose

  – CHON BURI – Rescue workers in Chon Buri Province have successfully saved a young four-year-old girl after they removed a small cube was found stuck inside her nose, making her to breath difficultly. A video clip showing a rescue worker from Trai Kunnatham charity foundation using tweezers to remove a tiny plastic cube […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Travellers Unaware they Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Vaping in Thailand

– BANGKOK – A travel agent is urging others to tell their customers not to vape in Thailand as they could face up to 10 years in prison. Pat Waterton, manager at Langley Travel, said she was unaware of the ban. She only learnt of the law when her nephew James was forced to pay […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health,Learning | Read More »

28 Year-Old Canadian Woman Busted for ‘Stealing’ Nail Products in Pattaya, Thailand

– PATTAYA – A 28-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting as shop staff found unchecked nail polish and manicure tools in her bag. A sales clerks at Best Supermarket in Pattaya detained Miss Mina Sawed after finding the unpaid products in her bag at about 11pm Monday night and called police to take […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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