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German Arrested at Thai Border Check Point on Warrant for Copyrights Violation

– SA KEAOW – A German man wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court was arrested by Sa keaow Immigration Police on Monday morning. Marcus Andreas Schneider, 33, was arrested by immigration police at the Klong Luek border checkpoint in Sa Keaow’s Aranyaprathet district at 9am while he […]

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

Gemany’s Angela Merkel Backs Netherlands in ‘Nazi’ Row with Turkey

–   BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the Netherlands has her “full support and solidarity” after Turkey’s president used Nazi comparisons to criticize Dutch treatment of Turkish ministers. Her comments come after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the Dutch “Nazi remnants” after a Turkish minister was escorted out of the Netherlands less […]

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

Mother of Missing Russian Woman on Koh Tao Hopes Search will Continue Until her Daughters Found

– KOH TAO – The mother of a missing Russian tourist,  Valentina Novozhyonova is still pinning her hopes on the authorities continuing their search to find her even though she has been missing for almost a month. Varvara Namestnikova said she was satisfied after getting a briefing from Surat Thani police chief Pol Maj Gen Apichart […]

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

Human Remains Found by Team Searching for Missing Russian Tourist on Koh Tao

  – SURAT THANI – Marine Police chief Pol Maj Gen Kritthapol Yisakhon has reported to Thai media that a team searching for a missing Russian woman on Koh Tao in Surat Thani found human remains at rocks under the sea. He said the search team divers found the remains at a dangerous spot where […]

March 10th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Chinese Family Seeks Justice for Daughters Death on Koh Samui

– SURAT THANI – The parents of a Chinese National, Miss Lin Lin who died mysteriously on Koh Samui island, Surat Thani province, four years ago have petitioned the Justice Ministry to reinvestigate her death. Lin Guo Heng and Wang Ai Zhen arrived in Thailand from Dalian city of China’s Liaoning province on Sunday. On […]

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

Koh Tao Police Say Missing Russian Tourist May Have Suffered from Mental Health Issues

– SURAT THANI – Police have expanded their search for Russian National, Valentina Novozhyonova, 23, who went missing on Koh Tao more than two weeks ago after discovering that she was a free-diving enthusiast and possibly suffered from a mental health issues. Koh Tao police reported Sunday that they had learned from a Russian man […]

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

Koh Tao Police Search for Missing 23 Year-old Russian Woman

– KOH TAO – The family of a 23 year-old russian woman and the owner of the Koh Tao Hostel on the popular tourist island, alerted police on Friday that the young Russian woman had been missing for more than wo weeks. Mr. Sitthiporn Pathaweesrisutha, owner of the Koh Tao Hostel said Miss Valentina Novozhyonova, […]

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

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