Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

Fish-feeding Russian tourist jailed in Phuket

PHUKET: A Russian tourist spent two nights in jail for feeding fish at Koh Racha before paying 100,000 baht bail to be released from a holding cell at Phuket Provincial Court yesterday. Her passport has been held by the court and she is not permitted to leave the country until after her case is tried there. Her initial hearing

- Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 01:44 PM

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Tourists stranded for hours as tour operators demand reduced park fees

Tourists stranded for hours as tour operators demand reduced park fees

KRABI: Operators of long-tail boats and speedboats blocked Khlong Haeng Bay in Ao Nang, Krabi, yesterday morning to demand that entrance fees for foreign visitors to the Phi Phi Islands National Park be halved. 300 soldiers, policemen and park officials were also present at the Khlong Haeng Bay entrance to Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 10:52 AM

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Phi Phi national park chief resigns

Phi Phi national park chief resigns

PHUKET: The Hat Noppharat Thara – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park chief asked to be transferred to a different department yesterday. He cited “failing health and work stress” as the reasons behind his decision, in a letter addressed to the director-general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP)

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 05:34 PM

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Thai expats in America fear Trump

Thai expats in America fear Trump

THAILAND: Illegal migrants from Thailand are living in fear in the United States as the new administration under President Donald Trump issued a new order to crack down on 11 million undocumented foreigners. The Foreign Ministry yesterday also expressed concern about the new order, warning Thai people in the US to comply with th

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 04:12 PM

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