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Russian tourist drowns at Patong beach

  A RUSSIAN tourist drowned in front of his wife while swimming in the sea off Patong beach this morning (May 27) with the lifeguard who quickly rescued him and administered first aid failing to revive him, Matichon newspaper said. Pol.Lt.Col. Chayakorn Tangsakul, an inspector at Patong police station, received a report of the tourist

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Charter flights bringing more Russian tourists to Thailand

  THE arrival of the first Russian charter flight at U-Tapao International Airport today (Nov. 26) after a long suspension and daily shuttles now likely signals a bustling high-season for Pattaya, Phuket and Bangkok with this uptick expected to continue next year, Matichon newspaper said. At 7:45 a.m. Pattaya City Mayor Mr. Poramet Ngamphichet along

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