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Phuket News
Phuket hotel market to recover by end of year, says Knight Frank
PHUKET: At the end of 2022, the number of hotel rooms in Phuket totaled 44,024, up 1.1% year-on-year (YoY), and hotels currently under construction will add just over 2,000 new rooms to the market by 2025, Carlos Martinez, Director of Research and Consultancy, Knight Frank Thailand, has revealed.
Rotary Clubs rally for coral reef restoration
PHUKET: Efforts by two  chapters of the Rotary Club in Phuket will see 39 blocks of 3D printed concrete frames installed at an ailing reef off Koh Maithon, just over eight kilometres southeast of Cape Panwa, to help the corals thrive.
Almost 1,000 migrant kids separated by Trump still not back with family
WASHINGTON, DC: Just under 1,000 children - separated from their parents while attempting to enter the United States during Donald Trump’s presidency - have yet to be reunited, the current US government said yesterday (Feb 2).
7-Eleven robbed on last day of opening
PHUKET: Police are trying to track down two suspects who robbed a 7-Eleven store in Pa Khlok at gunpoint on the last day the store was to remain open at that location.
Hazy vape law makes waves
BANGKOK: The laws regulating e-cigarettes have sparked controversy, prompting a cabinet minister to propose vaping be legalised while police have launched operations to crack down on the sale of the devices.
Crackdown on illegal Phuket taxi drivers launched
PHUKET: More than 100 Phuket taxi drivers massed in Phuket Provincial Hall yesterday (Fb 2) to protest people using privately registered cars as illegal taxis. The drivers complained they were losing money to the illegal operators, and called for officials to ramp up efforts to curtail the illegal practice.
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Policemen who stopped Taiwanese actress face bribery charges
BANGKOK: Six policemen at Huai Khwang station face the charges of taking bribes in connection with alleged extortion of a Taiwanese actress’s group at a checkpoint on Jan 4.
Phuket targets Saudi budget travellers, as Air China resumes direct flights
PHUKET: The Phuket Tourism Association has held talks with low-cost Saudi airline Flynas in an effort to encourage more direct flights to the island, as China’s national carrier officially returned to Phuket this week.
Philippines expands US access to military bases
MANILA: The United States and the Philippines announced a deal today (Feb 2) to give US troops access to another four bases in the Southeast Asian nation, as the longtime allies seek to counter China’s military rise.
 
Thaiger
Woman accuses police of seizing her car for personal use

A Thai woman accused officers from Sathon Police Station in the southern province of Songkhla of confiscating her car for personal use. The unnamed woman said her car was seized by the police two years ago despite not being involved in a crime. The woman reported that the police arrested her boyfriend in 2021 for …

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Thai passport worth less than Cambodian

The Henley Passport Index released this week, ranks the passports of the world based on metrics such as how many countries one can travel to visa-free. Once again a Thai passport is worth less than many comparable nations and ranks a long way behind other nations that share similar demographics and income. There are not …

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French ‘mafia’ boss extorts money from foreigners in Pattaya, claims ties with Big Joke

Police arrested a wanted French ‘mafia’ boss in Bangkok on Tuesday after a group of farangs in Pattaya, eastern Thailand, claimed he extorted money from them in exchange for police protection. The fraudster claimed to have ties with “Big Joke.” Yesterday, high-profile police officer Pol. Lt. Gen. Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn revealed that police arrested …

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Thieves rob Phuket 7-Eleven a day before it closes down

Two thieves robbed a 7-Eleven in Phuket on Tuesday, just a day before it was set to close down. The two men snatched a total of 1,826 baht from the store’s two female staff at gunpoint, The Phuket News reported. Thalang Police arrived at the scene and reviewed CCTV footage. The footage showed two men …

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Tech titans Apple and Google take a tumble

As the year came to a close in 2022, the tech world was buzzing with reports of major players Apple and Google falling short of their revenue and profit expectations for the last quarter. Despite Apple being the largest company in terms of market value, the tech giant’s iPhone sales saw a significant dip, mainly …

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Thailand’s democracy index 2022 is the most improved in the world

Don’t laugh but, Thailand’s democracy index in 2022 is the most improved in the world, so says the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). It has jumped 17 spots on the global scale, ranking 55th out of 167 countries, at a score of 6.67 out of 10. The EIU is a research and analysis organization that provides …

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Phuket looks to entice more low-cost Saudi flights

Thailand’s renowned paradise of Phuket is looking to entice more low-cost Saudi flights to the island province. The Phuket Tourist Association said in a Facebook post yesterday that it sent a delegation to meet with a low-cost Saudi airline last week.  The delegation met with the airline, Flynas, at Flynas’s headquarters in Saudi Arabia on …

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Murderer transports woman’s corpse to landfill site via motorbike in central Thailand

UPDATE After a woman’s corpse wrapped in a yellow blanket was found dumped at a landfill site in Prachin Buri province in central Thailand yesterday, police uncovered important CCTV footage of the murderer transporting her body via motorbike. Police believe the murder to be a result of a love triangle. At 4.39am on January 27, …

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Former football star Bale shines on PGA Tour debut at Pebble Beach (video)

Former football star Gareth Bale stunned the sports world yesterday with a jaw-dropping shot Tiger Woods would have been proud of as he eased into his new life as a golfer. The 33 year old made a strong start in his PGA Tour debut at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Teaming up with professional golfer Joseph …

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Carnival Magic Phuket celebrates all things Thailand

Sponsored Are you ready to experience the magic of Thailand in a different way? Come and explore Carnival Magic — the Magical Kingdom of Lights in Phuket! This 40-acre nighttime Thai carnival-inspired theme park offers a truly unique experience.  At Carnival Magic, you’ll find attractions not found elsewhere in the world. One of the highlights …

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Bangkokpost.com : Top Stories
Asian equities jump on Fed hints
Asian stock markets broadly advanced on Thursday as currencies rose following Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell mention that the US central bank might soon shift its focus from taming inflation to curbing the economic slowdown.
Railway on track for completion this year
Construction of the 145-kilometre Lop Buri-Pak Nam Pho double-track railway, which includes the country's longest elevated stretch at 19km, will be completed on schedule by the end of this year, the Department of Rail Transport (DRT) said on Thursday.
Actress' vaping case sparks debate
Taiwanese actress Charlene An's police extortion case is raising concerns over the legality of e-cigarettes and how smokers can still access them despite a ban in the kingdom.
Land prices surge amid urban growth
Infrastructure, including a new expressway, along with urbanisation driven by mass transit expansion and market competition pushed Bangkok land prices up by as much as 75% in recent years.
Hazy vape law makes waves
The laws regulating e-cigarettes have sparked controversy, prompting a cabinet minister to propose vaping be legalised while police have launched operations to crack down on the sale of the devices.
Diesel price to fall to B34.50 per litre
The domestic price of diesel will fall to 34.50 baht a litre later this month, down from 34.94 baht, following a decline in global crude oil prices.
No vaping for smokers, no bail for 'extortion' police
Six policemen accused of extorting a group of tourists caught with vaping devices have been denied bail while the Bangkok police chief has ordered a crackdown on illegal e-cigarettes that are widely available in the capital.
'Extortion' principal: It's not my money
The director of a Bangkok school has been suspended for allegedly extorting money from a supplier of student lunches, while insisting that the cash found in his office belonged to someone else.
Policemen who stopped Taiwanese actress face bribery charges
Six policemen at the Huai Khwang station face charges of taking bribes in connection with alleged extortion of a group that included a Taiwanese actress at a checkpoint on Jan 4.
'Intent to supply' meth law to be stepped up: Anutin
The Ministry of Public Health's committee on drug rehabilitation will proceed to amend a ministerial regulation and charge anyone who is found in possession of more than one tablet of a methamphetamine pill with the offence of dealing in illegal narcotics.
 
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Bangkokpost.com : Most recent
Malaysia faces 'inconvenient truth' on clean energy goals
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Chuan Zhen Ko's passion for clean energy and climate change was first ignited by his university lecturers and watching the 2006 Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth", starring former US Vice-President Al Gore.
Unsafe dust levels in 43 provinces, including Bangkok
Forty-three provinces, including Bangkok and its suburbs, remain blanketed in smog, with PM2.5 dust levels over the safe limit of 50 microgrammes per cubic metre (ug/m3) on Friday morning, the Pollution Control Department reported.
Officials optimistic over Laos borders
The Commerce Ministry is bullish about bilateral trade with Laos after officials recently met their counterparts to accelerate the reopening of four border checkpoints opposite Thailand's Nong Khai province.
Myanmar labourers repatriated
RANONG: Myanmar authorities visited Ranong to repatriate 670 illegal workers after they held a protest on Jan 28 about being detained and demanded they be returned to their homeland, marking the biggest such transfer of immigrant workers to date in the province.
Pheu Thai unveils prospective picks
The Pheu Thai Party on Thursday announced the names of 61 people who intend to run as party candidates in the next general election.
Pentagon tracking Chinese spy balloon over US
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Thursday that it was tracking a Chinese spy balloon flying high over the United States that appeared to be surveilling highly sensitive nuclear weapons sites.
France arrests suspected Italian mafia killer after 16 years on run: Interpol
SAINT-ÉTIENNE, France: A convicted Italian killer, believed to belong to one of the country's most powerful mafia organisations, was arrested on Thursday in France after 16 years on the run, Interpol said.
Poland expects 40 nations to oppose Russian athletes at Olympics
WARSAW: Polish Sports Minister Kamil Bortniczuk on Thursday said he expected several dozen nations to come out against the inclusion of athletes from Russia and Belarus in the 2024 Paris Olympics.
EV battery excise tax to be reduced to 1%
A national committee on electronic vehicle policy, also known as the EV board, on Thursday agreed in principle on a proposal to lower the excise tax on EV batteries from the current 8% to just 1% while offering a 24-billion-baht subsidy to the EV battery-producing industry.
Asian equities jump on Fed hints
Asian stock markets broadly advanced on Thursday as currencies rose following Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell mention that the US central bank might soon shift its focus from taming inflation to curbing the economic slowdown.
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