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Friday, April 20, 2018

Conflict in Syria may affect Thai economy

Bangkok - An academic at Thailand's Rangsit University, Anusorn Thamjai, says the US, UK and French air strikes on Syria could drive up crude...

Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called a cesspool

Manila, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the closure of the tourist destination of Boracay for up to six months after...

Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists hamper polio eradication

Maiduguri, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now...

Tour company boss arrested for selling fake packages

Bangkok - Police have arrested the owner of tour company Thai Alpha Andaman for offering fake tour packages to tourists, causing some 10 million...

Probation Dept introduces electronic tagging for alleged drunk drivers

Bangkok - Thailand's Probation Department is introducing electronic tagging for those found guilty of drunk driving in two Bangkok districts and they will have...

The Curry Compatibility Test

Dear Hillary, Can you have a test for compatibility with curry? The GF loves Indian food but I can’t take the heat. She’s from the...

The Happy Family scene

Dear Hillary, Last week you gave advice to a guy wanting to know if he should marry his Thai GF. You suggested wait. That wasn’t...

Winning lottery ticket with a 1 in 2 chance

Dear Hillary, People write to you and it is always the same. “Should I trust a bar girl?” A number of these have had their...

The other side?

Dear Hillary, It always seems the same. Love struck young men marry the (bar)girl of their dreams and end up in the divorce courts. To...

Calling upon City Hall

Editor; I have been visiting Thailand for the past 14 years and a resident for the past 2+ years and have never understood why Pattaya...

Pick up the trash, will ya – 2

Editor; A number of home owners in the Horseshoe Point area complained to the Pong town office about trash not being collected for more than...

Jomtien beach upgrades being neglected

Editor; The costly upgrades at Jomtien Beach Road and Dongtan Beach are being neglected. The lights of the Pattaya Jomtien Beach Road sign are not...

Pick up the trash, will you?

Editor; This is the garbage left outside next to the temple at the end of Pattaya Klang, Soi 10. Thai public services don’t care. Disgusting. Erik...

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Odds and Ends – April 13, 2018 – April 19, 2018

Police: Woman made lewd comments to Easter Bunny Mansfield, Ohio (AP) - Police say an Ohio woman has been arrested for making lewd comments to an...

Odds and Ends – April 6, 2018 – April 12, 2018

Gone extinct: Animatronic T-Rex bursts into flames Canon City, Colo. (AP) - The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused...