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Live Video: Finnish Man Lucky to Be Alive after Jumping into Road Tunnel in Pattaya, Thailand

. . CHON BURI – A unidentified Finnish man in his early twenties is lucky to be alive after after he jumped about five metres into the underground road tunnel being dug on Sukhumvit Road in Pattaya Klang on Sunday. Sanarm Changlek, 54, a motorcycle taxi rider told Pattaya Police he saw the foreigner run […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Police Investigate British Couples Claims they Were Drugged, Robbed and Raped in Phuket

. . PHUKET – Police Deputy Commander Peerayuth Karajedee in Phuket is looking into allegations that a British couple was drugged, robbed and then raped during their Christmas Holiday on the Island. There story came to light after it was reported by Belfast Live in northern Ireland and then brought to the attention of Phuket’s […]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

72 Year-Old Taiwanese Man Found Asphyxiated in his Bangkok Condo

. . BANGKOK – A 72 year-old Taiwanese was found dead at his Wang Thonglang District Condominium in Bangkok with his head covered with three shopping bags and four bin bags on Thursday. Wang Thonglang District Police, identified the man only as Liew, 72. He was found sitting on the floor with his upper body […]

January 12th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Two Young Italian Men Charged with Desecrating the National Flag in Krabi, Thailand

. . KRABI – Two young Italian men have been arrested and charged with desecrating Thailand’s national flag after they were caught on video pulling down flags hung from awnings in central Krabi while being drunk. Officers from Muang Krabi police station, accompanied by immigration and tourist police, arrested the 2 men identified only as […]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Canadian Clinton Munkittrick Identified as Koh Phangan, New Year’s Drowning Victim

. . SURAT THANI – Family members have identified the Canadian man who died after a New Year’s Eve party on the island of Koh Phangan, Thailand, as Clinton Munkittrick, 26, from Quebec, Canada. Clinton was celebrating New Years Eve at Haad Rin Beach in Koh Phangnan when he and another tourist decided to go […]

January 5th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

26 Year-Old Canadian Man Drowns During New Years Swim on Koh Phangnan

. . SURAT THANI – A 26 year- old Canadian man drowned and a woman, nationality unknown almost drown after ignoring a ban on swimming in high waves during the New Year countdown on Koh Phangnan in this tourist province. The two tourists were retrieved from the sea at Hat Rin beach in Koh Phangan […]

January 1st, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Mafia Suspects Wanted in India Nabbed at Amari Watergate Hotel in Bangkok

. . BANGKOK – Two Indians Nationals who were arrested at a Bangkok hotel Sunday on an Interpol international warrant for a high-profile murder they allegedly ordered in their home country. Mahimananda Mishra, 63, and Basanta Kumar Bal, 69, are wanted in eastern Odisha state of India. Speaking to a press briefing Pol Lt Gen […]

December 25th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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