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Udon Thani Teacher Dies In Staff Room

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A teacher died of an apparent heart attack inside the school’s teachers room on Monday afternoon. Police said Surasak Phankham, 42, a teacher at Prachak Silapakhan School in Muang Udon Thani, died while taking an afternoon nap in the office after overseeing Boy Scout training for students in the morning. The Muang Udon Thani police…

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Brit Caught In Phuket For Over 1,000 Day Visa Overstay

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A British national was arrested in Phuket in the early hours of this morning when he was found to have overstayed his visa for more than 1,000 days. Christopher Michel, 53, was caught after it was found he had overstayed his visa by 1,077 days. Michel was one of 62 foreign nationals detained in the…

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Evacuation Poses Challenge

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Evacuation Poses Challenge

Rescue Planners are now set to carry out the daunting task of bringing the 13 stranded footballers out of the Tham Luang cave via the partially flooded passage, as that remains the only way out. Exploration for alternate ways could take too much time amid the forecast of more downpours, making it likely that the…

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Laughing Brit Fugitive Arrested On Cambodia Marijuana Farm After Being On The Run For 12 Years

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Laughing Brit Fugitive Arrested On Cambodia Marijuana Farm After Being On The Run For 12 Years

Wayne Brewer fled the UK in 2006 before he could be sentenced for an assault. But he was arrested  at a rented house in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. It was at first believed that police were acting on a tip-off from a friend. But it was later thought that Brewer was caught by…

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Authorities Set To Ensure Travel Safety For Songkran Travellers

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Authorities Set To Ensure Travel Safety For Songkran Travellers

As the Thai traditional New Year Songkran celebration is just two weeks ahead, several government agencies are now making preparations to cope with expected heavy traffic that will see millions of people travelling on all highways and on planes during April 11-17. The preparation was to ensure safe travel for the people, and to prevent…

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Bangkok Top Destination for Long Haul Breaks

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Bangkok Top Destination for Long Haul Breaks

The PM is delighted that Bangkok has come out as the top destination for long-haul breaks. He said, “It is government policy to encourage tourists to stay longer in Thailand and spend more here.” He added that measures had been taken to boost tourism in the capital, including exempting visa fees and extending the time…

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