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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Bali Hai renovation moving along

PATTAYA - The renovation of Bali Hai Pier appears more than half done and on schedule for completion before the international fleet show in November. A...

Interior Ministry ready to help security units probing ex-PM’s flight

Bangkok - The Ministry of Interior has assured it is ready to assist security units in investigating local level government officials believed to have...

Defence Ministry urges stepped-up security in Far South

Bangkok - The Ministry of Defence has urged all related officials in the southern border region to step up security measures. Maj. Gen. Kongcheep Tantravanich,...

Bangkok-Korat high speed rail project to break ground in November

Bangkok (AP) - The Ministry of Transport expects construction of the first stretch of the Bangkok - Nakhon Ratchasima high speed rail project to...

Thailand in third place on world tourism revenue list

Bangkok - Thailand has attained third place in terms of tourism revenue according to 2016-2017 statistics released by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Since...

Bikes in the tunnel

Dear Hillary, I read that you finally got your tunnel open. Well done! And it was only three years too! I see that not only...

Looking on the dark side of life

Dear Hillary, (In response to a contributor suggesting older ladies for foreigners, rather than the younger ones.) The odds of a woman over thirty getting...

Cheap eats

Dear Hillary, Re the couple who wanted to know where to eat. I suggest Apex and Lek hotels buffets as each have at least 30...

Beauty salons in the village

Dear Hillary, You seem to be on the side of the bar girls, making excuses for them, to make us feel sorry for them. Well...

Stop Dongtan Beach renovation

Editor; I am an Australian who often visits Jomtien. I really dislike the renovations at Dongtan Beach. This is not a quality renovation. Money is...

Can nothing be done about Wong Amat Beach?

Editor; This is what Wong Amat Beach looks like every morning at low tide. It saddens me, can nothing be done about it?  Most of...

Fasten your seatbelts

Editor; Thank you for the excellent newspaper! Please allow me a few comments to the article, “American flight underscores hazards posed by turbulence”, August 28,...

Queues lose tourists

Editor; Queues of up to five hours to get through Airport Immigration and filthy beaches are not going to encourage foreign tourists to visit Thailand...

Lacazette double gives Arsenal 2-0 win over West Brom

London (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette scored twice for Arsenal to beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in the English Premier League on Monday and prolong...

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Texas woman jailed after slipping cuffs, stealing police SUV Lufkin, Texas (AP) - A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped...

Odds and Ends – Friday September 15 – September 21, 2017

Lottery retires machine that printed record $758.7M ticket Chicopee, Mass. (AP) - Lottery ticket buyers hoping to use the same Massachusetts machine as the recent $758.7...