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News

New Tourism business bill aims to boost competitiveness of Thai

The cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a new tourism business and tour guides bill which is aimed to promote local tourism business and to improve the qualifications of tour guides to boost their competitiveness. One of the highlights of the bill is that tour operators will not be allowed to bring into the country cheap package […]Read More

North

Thai Tour Guide Shot Dead Japanese Tourist

A Thai tour guide surrendered himself to the police confessing that he had shot dead one Japanese tourist and wounded another, after a heated argument during the trekking in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. On 26th April, 2011 the tour guide, Apichart Inphisak, 41, turned himself in to the police and admitted to the crime that […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Canadian man becomes 7th mystery Chiang Mai death

A Canadian man from Edmonton has become the seventh mystery death in a month in a controversy which has rocked the northern Thai capital of Chiang Mai. Canadian Bill Mah, 59, died after using the facilities of the Downtown Inn in Chiang Mai, where a British couple and a Thai tourist guide were found dead […]Read More

Pattaya

Pattaya: Indian Tourist Thrown Off Banana Boat And Drowns

On Wednesday a female Indian tourist was drowned when she was thrown into the sea riding a banana boat off the coast of Koh Laan island. 5th December 2011 [PDN]: At approximately 12.00 a.m. Pattaya Police Lieutenant Kriang Kraiwutbuagla, received a report that and female Indian tourist had drowned in the sea at Tawaen beach […]Read More

Bangkok

Swedish man attacked by Tiger during a visit to a

A Swedish man has been attacked during a visit to a Tiger Temple outside Bangkok. The tigers are taken care of by some of the local monks, and normally they are very friendly. But when Erik from Sundsvall climbed into a restricted area with nine tigers, some of this friendliness seemed to disappear. ”One of […]Read More

News

CSUN professor shuts guide to Thailand girl scene

University, teacher who ran website agree it tarnished school’s image A Cal State Northridge associate professor who published an Internet guide to Thailand’s “girl scene” shut down his website Friday after he and campus administrators agreed it tarnished the university’s image. Kenneth Ng, a tenured economics professor who created BigBabyKenny.com, said he concluded it was […]Read More

Bangkok

Airport crackdown shows results

Over 1,000 unlicensed taxis, guides arrested A special security team at Suvarnabhumi airport has arrested 750 unlicensed taxi and limousine drivers and 405 illegal tour guides in the space of just one month, officials say. The security team, made up of police, airport security guards and land transport officials, began a crackdown on illegal activities […]Read More