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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 »

Pattaya: Malaysian Jumps to his Death, Police Identify Dead Diver as American

. . PATTAYA – Police in Pattaya are investigating the death of a Malaysian man after he fell to his death from a condominium building in Pattaya’s Bang Lamung area early on Friday. Police reported that a security guard at View Talay 6 Pattaya Beach Condominium ¬†on Pattaya Sai Song Road in Bang Lamung district […]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Swiss National Xavier Justo Linked to 1MDB Investigation to be Deported to Switzerland

. . BANGKOK – Swiss National Xavier Justo was freed from prison in Thailand Tuesday after being jailed for blackmail and attempted extortion in a case linked to a scandal over Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Xavier Justo was among 150,000 Thai and foreign inmates who were granted a royal amnesty this month […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Bangkok Police Confirm Australian Woman Raped by Motorcycle Taxi Driver

. Police confirmed the Australian woman “was” sexually assaulted by Eakaburut Ritrakkhaphan, a 32-year-old motorcycle taxi driver. – File Photo. . BANGKOK – After almost a week of speculationby the Thai Media, Bangkok’s Metro Police have issuded an arrest warrant for a Thai man suspected in the Rape of a 23 year-old Autralian woman. After […]

December 14th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

British National Nick Edwards Charged with Reckless Driving Causing Death in Koh Samui, Thailand

. . SURAT THANI – Police on the Island of Koh Samui have arrested 41, year-old British National Nicholas Edward after he rammed into a Motors-scooter, killing the Two riders and dragging them and the scooter as sped off. Police apprehended Edwards after a short chase approximately 2 kilometers from the accident scene and found […]

December 14th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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