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Soi Bangla declared 'iguana free' zone

Phuket: Following complaints from tourists and animal rights activists, Kathu Police Superintendent Arayapan Pukbuakhao has declared Patong an ‘Iguana Free Zone’.

“Many tourists complained about iguana handlers putting the reptiles on them without permission, especially on Soi Bangla. Some tourists got scratched when the handlers pulled them off. NGOs have also complained about the practice,” he […]

British National Bashed by Pattaya Jetski Operators

A British national who rented a Jetski from a Pattaya Beach operator has been attacked and severely beaten following an argument over the victim having allegedly damaged the Jetski he had rented.

Pattaya, the 19th of February 2010: At approximately 8:00pm on Friday, police Lieutenant Colonel Supphachai Puikumkaew (Pattaya Police Investigator) was confronted by Mr. David […]

Norwegian National Robbed & Assaulted on Pattaya Beach

A Norwegian national has been robbed of approximately 10,000 baht after he had left his wallet with a Thai woman who he did not know, whilst he went for a ride on a Jetski.

At approximately 5:30pm on Sunday, police Lieutenant Colonel Preecha Sumrit received a report from Mr. Tom Sverre Norheim [50] a Norwegian national. […]