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Covid stranded American man found dead in hotel room

AN American man who had been stranded in Krabi since March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic was found dead in his hotel room today (Jan. 20) with alcohol poisoning suspected to have caused his death, Thai Rath newspaper reported this afternoon (Jan. 20, 2021). Pol. Maj. Boonsong Longwaree, an investigator at Krabi police

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Drug dealer escapes police dragnet

POLICE in southern Songkhla province are hunting for a drug trafficker who escaped after being lured into selling methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine (Ice) to an undercover agent upon realizing at the last minute that he was falling into a trap, Thai Rath newspaper reported this morning (Jan. 16). At midnight last night a team of

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Khon Kaen’s dinosaur statue catches fire moments before being dismantled

A MUCH-LOVED dinosaur statue in Khon Kaen’s Mueang district suddenly burst into flames just as it was being dismantled after having suffered severe damage through various road accidents and vibration, Thai Rath newspaper reported this evening (Jan. 13). Called “Nong Dino”, this statue is one of four prehistoric creatures built in 2012 in different corners

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