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Fewer Water Bottle Cap Seals Starting in April

BANGKOK — Starting in April, bottles of drinking water will no longer come with plastic seals over them. Five manufacturers agreed Tuesday to stop affixing plastic over water bottle caps. The agreement is part of a government campaign to eliminate the plastic and will be effective starting April 1. Full story: khaosodenglish.com By Chayanit Itthipongmaetee […]Read More

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Man killed in fight outside Pattaya Beer Bar

A man celebrating the Songkran Festival and his 29th Birthday was beaten to death in front of a Central Pattaya Beer Bar on Thursday evening. The body of Khun Tongkum was inspected by Police at the Pattaya Memorial Hospital where medical staff were unable to save the man who was admitted earlier in cardiac arrest. […]Read More

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Vending water not up to standards: Thai Health Dept

Only 70 per cent of bottled water and drinking water from vending machines has passed quality standards set by the Department of Health, director general Dr Somyos Deerasamee said yesterday. “The problem lies with contamination. Contaminants include heavy metals and bacteria,” he said. Contaminated water causes various diseases including diarrhea and typhoid, he said. Only […]Read More

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Thailand: Riot in Ratchaburi prison kills two inmates

RATCHABURI : Two inmates were shot dead as riot police quelled an uprising by more than 100 prisoners at Ratchaburi Central Prison. More than 100 riot control police were called in about 5.30pm yesterday after a group of prisoners armed with knives, rocks and bottles attacked guards at the prison after authorities discovered cuts had […]Read More

Pattaya

Briton stabs himself, allegedly sets fire to apartment

Pattaya, Chon Buri – A Briton stabbed himself in the chest with a broken glass bottle and set his apartment on fire after he quarreled with his Thai girlfriend Friday, police said. Sean Knight, 38, was rushed to Pattaya Memorial Hospital by police and will face arson charge. Knight was staying on the third floor […]Read More

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Iranian detained in smuggling 1.5 kg liquid ‘ice’ at Bangkok

BANGKOK, Oct 15 – An Iranian drug smuggling suspect was arrested with 1,550 grammes of liquid-formula crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, worth Bt5.4 million (some US$180,000) at Thailand’s main international airport, Customs Department director-general Prasong Poontaneat journalists on Friday. Jozvefazeli Hamidreza, 34-year-old Iranian national, was arrested Thursday night at the arrival terminal of Suvarnabhumi […]Read More

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Thai police pounce on prolific panty perv

PHUKET: A motorbike taxi driver caught red-handed with a bag full of used bras and panties was later found in possession of thousands of women’s undergarments at his home. After arresting 46-year-old Phanu Phloisuwan on September 26, Samut Prakarn City police found a trove of more than 5,000 undergarments, mostly stolen from washing lines over […]Read More