Accused contract killer Matthew Dupre, wanted for the shooting of Indian gangster Jimi Sandhu in Phuket on February 4, 2022, has been quietly extradited to Thailand to face a murder charge. Last week, 10 members of the CSD’s Hanuman special weapons and tactics unit, led by Pol Col Wichak Tarom, a deputy CSD commander, and 30 members of a Royal Thai Air Force special operations unit, left Don Mueang airport on a special Airbus A340 flight for Vancouver, Canada, to bring Dupre back to Thailand.
In a recent drug bust operation, the Region 3 Provincial Police in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, managed to seize 150 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and arrest two men. The capture took place on Mitrapap Highway in Pathai district, where a checkpoint was set up after authorities received a tipoff about two sedans carrying drugs through the area.
The recent memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by eight parties to form a coalition government threatens the future of businesses thriving under the current freer cannabis policy. The Move Forward Partyled bloc has agreed to reinstate cannabis as a narcotic drug under the jurisdiction of Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and regulate its use, cultivation, import, and export according to specific laws.
Koh Samui, a beautiful district in Surat Thani Province, has planned a series of events to honor Her Majesty Queen Sutida Patcharasutapimonlak on the occasion of her birthday. These festivities will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Kanchanapisek Meeting Hall located in Moo 3, Ang Thong Subdistrict.
National police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas has directed the highway police to look into allegations that drivers of overloaded trucks bearing special bribepaid stickers are avoiding arrest. Police spokesman Pol Lt Gen Archayon Kraithong stated on Monday that Pol Gen Damrongsak wants the Highway Police Division to swiftly uncover the truth behind these accusations.
A tour boat at an Ayutthaya river pier caught fire in the early hours of May 28, 2023, resulting in no casualties, according to local authorities. ## The Incident
On a fateful Saturday morning, a Russian man tragically drowned while swimming in the sea off Patong Beach in Phuket. Pol Maj Chaiyakorn Tangsakul, an investigator at Patong police station, reported the incident at 7:55 am. On a fateful Saturday morning, a Russian man tragically drowned while swimming in the sea off Patong Beach in Phuket. Pol Maj Chaiyakorn Tangsakul, an investigator at Patong police station, reported the incident at 7:55 am.
The COSTA SERENA cruise ship made a memorable stop at Nathon Pier, Koh Samui, bringing over 1,800 tourists to experience the beautiful island. Docking on May 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., the ship embarked on a oneday trip covering Laem Chabang (Thailand), Sihanoukville (Cambodia), Phu Quoc Island (Vietnam), and finally Koh Samui (Thailand). Various local authorities, including the Koh Samui Municipality, police officers, and Harbor Department officers, ensured a smooth and wellorganized visit for these eager tourists.
HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana Rajakanya’s sustainable village project is helping to empower women and promote local wisdom throughout the deep South of Thailand. The Ministry of Interior has expanded this initiative, aiming to improve living conditions in remote areas through sustainable development with the assistance of the United Nations. The project supports local communities in food, water, and medicine security while promoting social equality, environmental preservation, and local wisdom.
On May 8, 2023, a grand opening ceremony marked the beginning of the 2023 Municipal People’s Football Cup at the Koh Samui International Sports Stadium. Mr. Chayapon Intrasupa, the District Chief Officer of Koh Samui, took center stage to inaugurate the event, which brought the community together to celebrate sportsmanship and the love for football.