The boutique resort of Akaryn Samui, is the latest venture by Thailand hospitality pioneer Anchalika Kijkanakorn, and has lifted the veil on one of Koh Samui’s best-kept location secrets after welcoming its first guests in February.
Despite perceptions abroad to the contrary, Thailand’s main international airport is open for business and both the routes to Pattaya and the city itself are unaffected by the country’s flooding crisis.
With all the “news” channels concentrating on a wet Bangkok, and the styling of the PM’s wellington boots, the businesses in Pattaya are getting somewhat annoyed at the inference that all of Thailand has been inundated. Nothing could be further from the truth.
BANGKOK, July 13 – An Iranian man was arrested Tuesday at Suvarnabhumi Airport for smuggling 15 kilos of crystal methamphetamine, or ‘ice,’ worth Bt 50 million (US$1.6 million) into the kingdom, a senior Thai customs officer said on Wednesday.