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Thai Man Sentenced to 21 Year for 8 Year-Old Daughter Death after he Drugging and Raped Her

– TRANG – A 33 year-old Thai man who drugged and raped his 8-year-old daughter, causing her death, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison by the Trang Provincial Court. Kittisak Thongyoi, 33, was convicted and sentenced for forcing his daughter to drink water mixed with methamphetamine and then raping her at their home […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Dutch National and 2 Thai Killed in Four Vehicle Crash in Kanchanaburi, Province

– KANCHANABURI – Three people were killed, including a Dutch National, while six others were injured, in a crash involving four vehicles in Tha Maka district on Thursday morning. The fatal crash occurred at Chamchuri intersection in tambon Wai Niew, said Pol Capt Phuree Sathianprapakul, deputy investigation chief at Tha Maka police station. The accident […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Australian Thomas Keating Gets Suspended Sentence for Fatal Jet-ski Crash in Phuket

– PHUKET – Thomas Keating an Australian man charged over the accidental death of his girlfriend in a jetski crash in Thailand, has been spared jail. At Phuket Provincial Court, a Thai judge on Thursday handed down a suspended sentence to 22-year-old Thomas Keating, who was found guilty of causing death by negligence. Keating pleaded […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Meter Taxis told to Improve Services for Fare Raise

– CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Office of Land Transport has organized a meeting to inform local taxi drivers of the new requirements for those wishing to raise fares. The meeting was part of activities aimed at encouraging taxicabs in Chiang Rai to raise their income through improved services. The Ministry of Transport in early […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Australian and Dutchman Arrested on Extortion Charges in Chiang Mai

  – CHIANG MAI – An Australian Biker and Dutchman have been arrested in Chiang Mai on charges of extortion and threatening violence. Autralian Derek Paul Gibson and Dutch National, Adrianus van Gool were arrested in Chiang Mai department store car park late last week, after police were told by another Australian man they were […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

A Look at Victims of the Attack Outside London’s Parliament

– LONDON – Here’s what’s known about the victims of an attack in London where a man plowed a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing two people and injuring scores of others. He then stabbed a policeman to death on the grounds of Britain’s Parliament before other officers fatally shot him. Police have not […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

London Attacker Born in Britain, Previously Investigated by MI5

– LONDON -The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament’s grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn’t disclose the man’s name, said that he was once investigated for extremism links, but was […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours | Read More »

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