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  • Phuket motorbike mechanic, 28, nabbed with meth haul, Facebook handguns October 1, 2016
    PHUKET: Police have arrested a 28-year-old motorbike mechanic on Koh Siray, east of Phuket Town after he was found in possession of more than 800 grams of crystal meth (ya ice), two handguns he said he bought on Facebook and 40 bullets.
  • Body in freezer ‘likely east European’ October 1, 2016
    BANGKOK: The foreign man whose dismembered body was found in a freezer during a passport forgery raid is believed to have hailed from the southern part of eastern Europe, according to Chulalongkorn Hospital forensic experts.
  • Phuket Vegetarian Festival begins with pole raising ritual October 1, 2016
    PHUKET: The Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2016 began yesterday (Sep 30) with the raising of Lantern Poles at Chinese shrines, or San Jao, around the island to invite Nine Emperor Gods to the festival.
  • North Korea’s elite are not the only ones who crave consumer goods October 1, 2016
    NORTH KOREA: North Korea’s use of its showcase capital city to promote an image of national success and prosperity has cemented Pyongyang’s reputation as a Potemkin Village boasting leisure facilities that amount to little more than “playgrounds for cadres.”
  • Phuket Super Cheap discontinues ‘Pla Ra’ snake surprise September 30, 2016
    PHUKET: Super Cheap have discontinued their orders of the traditional Thai fermented fish dish “Pla Ra” from their supplier after officials confirmed that the suspect meat in a customer’s order was snake, not fish, as ordered.
  • Besieged Syrian kids play with swings made of rockets September 30, 2016
    SYRIA: Syrian children love playgrounds like kids all over the world but in rebel-held towns near Damascus swing sets are made of spent rockets and jungle gyms are tucked underground.

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