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 Singaporean Forex-3D Ponzi scheme mastermind arrested in Phuket

  A SINGAPOREAN MAN suspected to have headed a huge Ponzi scheme operated through Forex-3D brokerage company was arrested at Phuket airport today (Jan. 16), Matichon and Thai Rath newspapers plus Coconuts Bangkok said. Mr. Daryl Cai Yonghui, who holds Singaporean passport number K2188535N, was arrested under a Criminal Court warrant issued on Nov. 8,

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Phuket residents ask House panel to probe Interior Permanent Secretary

  PHUKET RESIDENTS together with Phuket Senior Teachers Club today (Jan. 4) submitted a letter to the House Committee on Prevention and Suppression of Corruption and Misconduct to investigate Interior Permanent Secretary Suthipong Julcharoen and remove him from this post, TV Channel 7 said. The residents and senior teachers said Suthipong held a video conference

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Health

Third monkeypox case emerges in Phuket

  A THIRD monkeypox case has cropped up in the country with this being a German man who came to Phuket on July 18 and soon afterwards started having symptoms and later tested positive, Matichon newspaper said today (Aug. 3). Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, head of the Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department, said it has

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Phuket calls up volunteers after over 40 quakes in the Andaman Sea over 2 days

  WITH over 40 earthquakes of 4.0 – 4.9 magnitude having occurred in the Andaman Sea off Andaman and Nicobar Islands since Monday (July 4) Phuket Earthquake Monitoring and Surveillance Centre today (July 6) called all volunteers to report to alarm towers along the Andaman coast to prepare for possible emergency and educate people about

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