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Pattaya

Pattaya: The Russians Are Here!

Russians Dominate the BRIC Market into Thailand With the worldwide credit-related meltdown starting its third year of reduced spending by Westerners, the countries fairing the best in the short term are the countries with the cash economies now referred to by economists collectively as “BRIC.” The BRIC countries are Brazil, Russia ,India and China. Stories […]Read More

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Thailand enjoys a 2010 tourism boom despite Red Shirt protests

Red Shirts and violent uprisings may have dominated the news from Thailand in the first half of 2010, but it seems it will take more than two months of bloody protests to put tourists off visiting. The southeast Asian nation is celebrating after announcing a 12.6 per cent rise in visitor numbers for the year […]Read More

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Four Indians arrested in Bangkok with 8.5kg of ‘ice’

BANGKOK, Nov 16 – Four alleged drug smugglers, Indian nationals, have been arrested in possession of 8.5kg of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as ‘ice,’ valued at Bt32 million (over US$1 million) in Bangkok’s Pratunam shopping area, Police Chief Wichean Potephosree said on Tuesday. The detainees were identified as Saravanam Karuppiah, Abbas Seyed Buhari, Mohamed Mustafa […]Read More

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American Rapper ‘Ribkat’ Is Discriminated Against At A Hotel In

(BANGKOK THAILAND)- SEPTEMBER 22, 2010 – The Rapper/ artist “Ribkat” and band members are asked to leave their Hotel “Nasa Vegas Complex Luxury Hotel” in Bangkok because as they were told by the hotel manager “they had to respect the Hotel policy” which is to discriminate against blacks and Indians”. The hotel staff and manager […]Read More

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Financier from Thailand’s boom years goes on trial

Bangkok – A former financier who spent 13 years in Canada fighting extradition to Thailand went on trial Tuesday for violating security exchange regulations. Rakesh Saxena, 57, arrived at Bangkok’s Southern District Court in a wheelchair to hear prosecution witnesses give evidence that he violated Security Exchange Commission (SEC) laws by blocking access to financial […]Read More

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Thai police arrest Indian smuggler with 7 kilograms of ketamine

(NECN/MCOT: Samut Prakan, Thailand) – Thai custom police arrest an Indian man for attempting to smuggle over 7 kilograms of ketamine into the kingdom. The 33-year-old Indian national flew into the Suvarnabhumi Airport from Chennai on Monday. According to the Airport’s Custom Police, the suspects appearance and his suitcase matched descriptions of potential drug smugglers […]Read More