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39 Year-Old British Expat Found Hung in His Luxury Phuket Home

  – PHUKET – Capt Nipon Temsang of the Kathu Police in Phuket has reported that a 39-year-old Briton was found hanged in a luxury property in Kathu district of Phuket of an apparent suicide. Police were called to a house in Moo 7 in the Kathu district to find the body of 39-year-old Robin […]

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

Russian Tourists Drowns at Karon Beach in Phuket, as Lifeguard Dispute Continues

– PHUKET – A Russian man was pronounced dead at a hospital after he was brought ashore unconscious  off Karon beach in central district of Phuket on Sunday morning. He was later identified as Oleg Parshukov, 42. Parshukov was unconscious and not breathing when he was brought to the beach, he was taken by an […]

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

Father of Chinese Woman Killed in Hua Hin Files Complaint with Justice Ministry after Thai Police Slow to Prosecute

– BANGKOK – The father of a 25 year-old Chinese woman killed in a road accident in Hua Hin last week has filed a complained with the Justice Ministry on the slow prosecution concerning the death of his daughter. Mr. Jun Mei Gao from China filed the complaint with Tawatchai Thaikyo, deputy permanent secretary for […]

October 13th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Police in Bangkok Arrest Two Nigerians and an Indian National for Running Online Romance Scams

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Immigration Bureau (IB) has nabbed two Nigerian nationals and an Indian man in Bangkok for allegedly running romance scams. The Immigration Bureau on Thursday announced that two Nigerians — Lawrence Osita Nwaenyi, 32, and Peter Stanley Chukwuebuka, 33 — were arrested at a condominium in Prawet district. The duo allegedly […]

October 13th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Five South Korean’s Arrested in Bangkok for Running Online Gambling Operation

– BANGKOK – Five South Korean’s were arrested and detained on Thursday after Tourist Police raided a Bangkok condominium allegedly running an illegal online gambling operation.  Confiscated during the raid were five desk computers, 10 computer screens, four laptops, 14 mobile phones and 44 SIM cards. Pol Maj-General Surachet Harnpon, acting tourism commissioner, said that […]

October 7th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thailand is the Most Deadliest Country for Aussies

– BANGKOK – Thailand is a favorite vacation destinations for many Australian’s but it is also the one most likely to hurt us. Thailand has topped the list for the most hospitalizations and deaths of Australian travelers overseas in the past year. A report on Australia’s recent consular assistance, released by the Department of Foreign […]

October 6th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

35 Year-Old Russian Man Arrested in Pattaya for Drug Trafficking

– PATTAYA – Thailand’s Immigration police have arrested 35-year-old Russian, Donat Gevorgizov in Pattaya on Tuesday night on charges of drug trafficking and a lengthy overstay. Pol Col Songprote Sirisukha, chief of immigration police of Chon Buri province, said Donat Gevorgizov was arrested in Pattaya Klang area following tips that he had held parties and […]

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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