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Krabi jail inspected after transfer of all rioting prisoners 

  WITH the transfer of all 2,159 rioting male inmates at Krabi prison to jails in other provinces having been completed, 20 policemen and forensic officers clad in PPE suits went in to inspect the damage, TV Channel 7 said this evening (Dec. 18). The rioting ended last night after crowd control police detained and

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Billboards welcoming Prayut to Krabi slashed and torn

By Thai Newsroom Reporters ROADSIDE BILLBOARDS welcoming Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha were slashed and torn by unknown persons in downtown Krabi, police said today (Nov. 15). Several welcome signs temporarily erected at roadside spots in the capital district of the southern province greeting the visiting Prayut and cabinet members were obviously impaired by a few

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Coronavirus

PM cancels Thailand SHA SHA SHA tourism event amid local opposition

  PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 28) ordered the cancellation of the “Thailand SHA SHA SHA” tourism event in Krabi, Phuket and Phang Nga provinces that started on Friday Sept. 24 and was to continue till Sunday Oct. 3 amid strong local objection over coronavirus risk, Thai Rath newspaper said. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman

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Coronavirus

Fearful Krabi strictly screens first group of Bangkok bus passengers

TRANSPORT officials at the popular southern coastal province of Krabi mounted stringent screening of the first group of bus passengers to arrive there from Bangkok this morning (June 10) after inter-provincial bus services started up again in a big effort to prevent  a second outbreak of Covid-19, Naewna newspaper reported. When passengers disembarked from their

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