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  • Election: The problems ahead, Tuesday
    PHOTO: The political dance of horse-trading begins. Prayut Chan-o-cha in campaign mode And so we awake on the second day since the election. With 95% of votes counted we’re in firm territory now as far as voting trends are concerned . So we can start guessing which way the new parliament might be formed. Here […] The post Election: The problems ahead, Tuesda […]
  • Pheu Thai wins the Lower House – Unofficial from the EC
    The Election Commission has just announced the official tally for constituency MPs, showing that Pheu Thai Party has won 138 of the 350 seats on offer. Phalang Pracharat, meanwhile, came in second with 96 seats, trailed by Bhumjaithai with 39. The Democrats only won 33 seats, while Future Forward snared 30. The rest of the […] The post Pheu Thai wins the Low […]
  • Two Future Forward candidates win Pheu Thai strongholds in Chiang Rai
    Two long-time champions of the Pheu Thai Party in Chiang Rai have been defeated by candidates of the new Future Forward Party in yesterday’s general election. In Constituency 1, Pheu Thai several-term MP Samart Kaewmeechai was toppled by Future Forward’s Ekkapop Pianpiset in a closely run contest. Ekkapop, who had resigned his position as a […] The post Two […]
  • Twin found dead in Pattaya house
    PHOTO: Sanook Locals from a housing estate in Nong Prue, Pattaya have called police after noticing a foul smell coming from the house of a man, one of two twins, who lived at the address. Sanook reports that police and emergency responders found the house locked from the outside and had to break in. Inside […] The post Twin found dead in Pattaya house appear […]
  • Immigration staff on alert after Thai jeweller bludgeoned to death in Bangkok
    PHOTO: Thai Rath Thai border staff have been alerted after a female Thai jeweller was found bludgeoned to death in a Lat Phrao hotel room yesterday, in the northern Bangkok suburbs. CCTV indicates that a likely suspect is a South African man seen going into the woman’s room. Thai Rath reports that 35 year old Susama […] The post Immigration staff on alert af […]
  • Power outage in parts of Chalong tomorrow
    PHOTO: PEA Residents of Chalong should be aware that there is a scheduled power outage from 9am to 4.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday) as the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) continues its work on high power voltage systems in the area. The blackouts will affect the areas from the Shell petrol station on Patak Road to Bayshore law […] The post Power outage in pa […]
  • Free water schedules for residents in Patong and Rassada
    PHOTOS: PWA Authorities have announced schedules of free water distribution for residents in Patong and Rassada. In Rassada by the Phuket Waterworks Authority (PWA) Koh Siray, from 8pm to midnight every day at Supitcha housing estate Soi Kingkaew and Soi Honsaithong, from 9am to 3pm every day. Nattakamon housing estate, one time per three days. […] The post […]
  • Fake Garuda pilot arrested at Jakarta Airport
    PHOTO: The Jakarta Post Police at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta have arrested a man posing as a pilot for the Indonesian national flag carrier Garuda at the airport’s Terminal 3. The arrest happened last Friday. The man has been identified as Alvin Adithya Darmawan. He was wearing a Garuda pilot uniform when he […] The post Fake Garuda […]
  • Police checking 50, mostly, minor violations post election day
    Police around Thailand are prosecuting 50 alleged violations of election laws and continue to monitor the post-poll situation for further signs of potential trouble. The Royal Thai Police say they’re on alert for ‘ill-intentioned groups’ fomenting post-election chaos, national police deputy spokesman Colonel Krissana Pattanacharoen said this morning. The 50 […]
  • Alleged Greek murderer of Phuket beautician remains at large
    PHOTO: Dimitrios ‘Dim’ Chairopoulo, wanted and believed to be living in Greece Local Phuket police are yet be informed of the latest in an international hunt for a Greek alleged murderer Dimitrios Chairopoulos. He remains wanted as a suspect in the murder of local beautician 43 year old Niramon ‘Bea’ Aewkaew in Phuket during February. Cherng […] The post All […]

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City: Phuket
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Country: Thailand
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