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The checks involve officers visiting foreigners at home to ensure they have not overstayed their visa. Expats in the popular resort town have taken to social media to report being visited by Tourist police officers. One report posted to a local facebook group read: "Had a nice friendly visit from tourist police ...
... to escape after authorities combed their rented room at Ban Pong mansion in Ban Pong district of Ratchaburi early today. The arrest of the three suspects came after NSB and railway police searched a Bangkok-Sungai Kolok train for drugs while it was on the way from Ban Pong to Hua Hin railway station.

Earlier, in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin district, a combined force of local, highway and drug suppression police boarded train No.171 at the station about 6.38pm on Monday, the source said. They had heard that a large amount of drugs were being smuggled on the southbound train. After searching all ...
Earlier, in Hua Hin district of Prachuap Khiri Khan, a combined force of local, highway and drug suppression police boarded train No.171 at the station about 6.38pm on Monday, an informed source said. They were acting on information that a large amount of drugs were being smuggled on the southbound ...
Bangkok - Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday (Feb 1), the ministry of natural resources and environment said, Reuters reported. The law protects 24 beaches in 15 provinces located along the Andaman ...
Hua Hin railway station, opened 1911. Photograph: John W Banagan/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images. I started in Hua Hin, where the king has his summer palace (it beats Balmoral any day) and took a train to a town an hour or so north called Petchaburi. There is a temple and old wooden houses and a ...

students in the resort town of Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khn join a campaing to remind tourists and local residences of the smoking ban on beaches from ... Twenty-four beaches will see a smoking ban enforced after authorities surveyed beaches in the holiday resort towns of Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri ...
We are back for our annual thawing in Thailand. Well, when I say thawing, apparently the locals are struggling to cope with a recent cold wave. Our cabbie at Suvarnabhumi confessed to not showering the morning of our arrival. "Too cold!" Outside, along the sidewalks on the beach in Hua Hin, people are ...
Set in lush landscaped gardens, the beachfront Hyatt Regency Hua Hin has 213 elegantly appointed guestrooms including residential spa suites. The resort offers a family-friendly environment that features the largest recreational facilities in Hua Hin, including inter-connecting free-form swimming pools, ...
Beach-going smokers will have to weigh up a year in jail before lighting up next month. Starting Feb. 1, a smoking ban piloted late last year will go into effect at 24 beaches across 15 provinces. They include popular tourist destinations in Hua Hin, Pattaya, Phuket, Koh Samui and Koh Tao, coastal ...
PHETCHABURI -- Beach-going smokers will have to weigh a year in jail before lighting up next month. Starting Feb. 1, a smoking ban piloted late last year will go into effect at 24 beaches across 15 provinces. They include popular tourist destinations in Hua Hin, Pattaya, Phuket, Koh Samui and Koh Tao, ...
Colliers International, a global real estate services firm and advisor to this deal, said on Monday that the portfolio consists of four hotels in Phuket and one each in Bangkok, Hua Hin and Koh Samui. With 1,688 rooms in combination, the hotels have an average occupancy rate of 80 per cent. "We expect the ...
The lineup includes seven internationally branded hotels in Bangkok, Phuket, Hua Hin and Koh Samui: The Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Swissotel Resort Phuket Kamala Beach, Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach, Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa, Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort, ...
A man has confessed to killing his bar-worker wife last Thursday over jealousy and a money dispute. Mingkwan Rattanapetch, 27, known as Saranya, was strangled inside her apartment in Bangkok. Her husband, Noppadon Singhachote, 22, told police that he got angry when Saranya quarrelled with him ...
A Cambodian gang responsible for "countless" snatch thefts in Hua Hin and Pattaya has been arrested. Led by a lady boy called Kong Loeun, 25, the team would approach tourists to chat them up and make suggestive comments before grabbing gold necklaces. Another lady boy called Ngaporn, 26, was ...
Hua Hin police chief Pol Colonel Sitthichai Srisophacharoenrat held a press conference on Saturday to announce the arrest of Kongluan, 25, ... Sitthichai said the Hua Hin police station had received complaints from several western tourists that two Cambodian ladyboys approached and spoke with them ...
The head of Hua Hin police has been forced to admit that one of his finest was boozing in uniform after a clip hit social media. Constable Anan Meejanphet, 45, was shown with a can of Leo in his hand groping a woman. Station chief Pol Col Sitthichai Srisophacharoenrat tried to play down the incident ...

Hua Hin - Thailand's original beach-resort town - fortunately gets one thinking beyond the cliche of just a long classic unwind by the ocean. No doubt, endless meals of fresh-seafood and a spot of kite-surfing will prevail, but there's much else for those keen to return from the journey, not just relaxed but also ...
Two women rescued five puppies found beside their mother's bloated dead body on a roadside in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin district. ... facebook wall on Wednesday that she and her friend spotted the puppies on the Hua Hin-Nong Plub road near the roadside Nong Sor market on Tuesday morning.
Fist were flying between British tourists just seconds after the clock struck to mark the start of 2018. The men were seen brawling in the street as locals tried to pull them apart and fellow holidaymakers attempted to keep out of the way. A video caught the moment a British man fell to the floor after wrestling ...
Italian-Thai Development landed the deal to build an 84-km stretch from Hua Hin to Prachuap Khiri Khan. The second double-track project phase is worth 398 billion baht. This will cover nine routes running a combined 2,217km. Cabinet approval is scheduled to be sought later this month or early next year.
Romanian tennis star Simona Halep received a USD 800,000 prize after winning the demonstrative World Tennis Thailand Championship in Hua Hin, Mediafax reported. Halep will end the year on the first place in the WTA ranking of the best women's tennis players in the world. Besides Halep, the Czech ...
After a party of tourists slammed Hua Hin for ripping them off for a seafood lunch the traders on the beach have defended their prices saying they are in ... facebook user Ploynapas Lukthongmak complained with pictures of a bill about the price of their meal: "Blimey - watch out if you go to Hua Hin - I am ...
The new year is less than two weeks away but the start of the new tennis season is even closer. Four top women's stars will begin their seasons at the World Tennis Thailand Championships in Hua Hin starting on Saturday, while six of the top men begin in Abu Dhabi at the Mubadala World Tennis ...
A police official based in Hua Hin told the Irish Sun that the victim's name was Jonathan Gerard, from Ireland. Friends later confirmed his name as Jonathan Wogan, originally from Co Louth. It is believed that his kite-board control line became entangled with a lifebuoy and he subsequently drowned in ...
PRACHUAP KHIRIKHAN: An 43-year-old Irish kitesurfer drowned in heavy surf off Hua Hin beach after his control line became entangled with a buoy on Wednesday. The accident occurred shortly after midday at the beach near Soi Hua Hin 77 in Hua Hin district. Rescuers who pulled him unconscious from ...
In a first for Thailand, Kui Buri National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan will be ringed with CCTV cameras to protect adjacent farms from raids by hungry elephants. The "Smart Early Warning System" will see the edges of the park adorned with 25 cameras in March or April. Park officials will also establish more ...
Officials launch a smoking-banned awareness campaign on Hua Hin beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan, where it comes into force on Thursday. ... The smoking ban includes popular Cha-am beach in Phetchaburi, Hua Hin and Khao Ta Kieb in Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Dong Tarn in Pattaya, and will be strictly ...
"While multi-generational travel is a relatively new trend, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin has been welcoming families for three generations," notes Martens. "Couples who got married here are now returning their kids, and even with their grandchildren. Our facilities mean that family time can ...
The first Holiday Inn water park resort in Asia has opened in the Thai seaside town of Hua Hin. The property offers 300 keys that include a series of inter-connecting rooms and KidSuites - "secret" rooms decked out with bunk beds and play areas. children aged 12 and under can stay and eat for free, while ...
Avani Hua Hin Resort & Villas in Thailand offers 185 rooms and suites, as well as 11 one-bedroom and two-bedroom villas with direct access to the main pool. Facilities include a spa with nine treatment rooms and Hammam, gym, kids club, an all-day dining restaurant and a jazz lounge. Guests can also ...
After the first leg of the run, Toon and his group rested and started a second leg of 10.4km, heading to Makro shopping mall in Hua Hin.
EA Hua Hin Open Challenger (Hua Hin, Thailand): One of the biggest storylines of the year has been the success of players returning from ...
Hua Hin, Thailand, 23 November 2017: Radisson Blu Resort Hua Hin has named Richard Mehr as general manager, effective last week.
Hua Hin, Thailand - Former Top 10 player Belinda Bencic took a big step on the road back to her best, winning the WTA 125K title at the EA ...
The 300-room Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin will have its soft opening this month as a unique 140m-high property, making it the tallest building in Hua Hin. The hotel has three main target segments comprising families, couples, and MICEs, with families being the most natural clientele based on the ...
Bangkok-based property developer Enrich Group is embarking on its first investment outside the capital with a 1.5-billion-baht mixed-use project in Hua Hin. The project, consisting of a 150-room hotel and a 364-unit low-rise condominium, is scheduled to start construction next year and open in 2020.
Partying youths from Bangkok are rounded up at two rented houses in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin on Tuesday night after testing positive for ...
Hua Hin Halloween revelers met the scary "guests" no one expected! ... Revelers at a party house in Hua Hin last night had some very ...
police and troops raided a poolside resort house in Hua Hin early on Wednesday and rounded up nine army conscripts and 14 teenagers who ...
police raided a compound for rent in the resort town of Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces on receiving complains that it had been ...
We take a look at hotels that have just opened, hotels that are in the works and major hotel changes across the globe.
Luxury hotel, Sri panwa, has announced the official grand opening of two new hotels in Thailand - Baba Beach Club, Phuket and Baba Beach ...
A foreign family checks out the pile of dead fish washed onto the beach where they had planned to spend the day at Hua Hin on Tuesday.
Huge numbers of small dead fish, mostly ponyfish, were found on Hua Hin beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan province on Tuesday. (Photo by ...
Jun Mei Gao submits a complaint against the slow prosecution involving the death of his daughter in Hua Hin.
Hua Hin mayor Nopporn Wuttikul said on Thursday the municipality supported the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources intention to ...
The ban, which will come into play in November, will affect 20 beaches including Patong, Koh Khai Nok, Koh Khai Nai (Phuket); Hua Hin, ...
A representative of the Hua Hin authority has indicated that he thinks a 2,000 baht fine would be reasonable for smokers caught puffing on the ...
The Highway Department along with a private firm have installed solar-cell lamps on a pedestrian crossing at the Hua Hin market as part of the ...


 

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