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No Deck Chairs allowed on Beaches
No Booze Sale on Beach
No Booze Sale on Beach
No Streetfood
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AirBnB illegal in Thailand
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No Dogs on Beaches
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No Coconut Ghosts
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Do not Kiss in Public
Do not Kiss in Public
Sex Toys are against Thai Law
Sex Toys are against Thai Law
Pattaya News Flash July 2018 - The Source
NightWalker\'s News
Tham Luang Cave Drama
Two Divers from UK redeemed Thailand from a Nightmare
Foreign rescue teams found Thai Boys alive after nine days in a flooded cave
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At about 23:00 on July 2nd the media were informed that two British divers, supported by hunderts of Thai and Foreign helpers from 6 different countries, found 12 Thai boys from the Wild Bear football team and their assistant coach in the flooded Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai.
The drama gripped the nation.
Foreign rescue teams found Thai Boys alive after nine days in a flooded cave
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Please read too:
BBC: Boys found alive after nine days
The Guardian: Twelve boys missing in Thai cave found alive after nine days
Bangkok Post: Boys and coach found alive in cave
The Nation: All 13 Football Team Members Found Alive inside Flooded Cave
Khaosod English: All Children, Coach Found Alive in Cave
Khaosod English: Photos From Scene of Cave Rescue Effort
Khaosod English: Thank You! Thank You! See Moment Rescuers Discover Missing in Cave (Video)
Khaosod English: Thai Rescuers Should Learn From British Cave Team
Khaosod English: Coach Faces Charges for Leading Boys Into Cave
The Nation: Selfless farmers allow farms to be flooded for cave operation
The Nation: Mae Sai district officials contribute silently to rescue mission
Khaosod English: Cave Rescue Saves Chiang Rai Governor's Job – At Least For Now
Khaosod English: Doubts Raised Over Thailand's Cave Rescue Plan: It's not working!
The Guardian: Thailand cave rescue: officials confirm rescue operation has begun – live coverage
Khaosod English: Eight out alive: More daring cave rescue success!
The Nation: Pad Krapao is first meal choice for rescued footballers
Khaosod English: Rescued Boys in Hospital Quarantine
Khaosod English: Final Rescue begins of all 'Wild Boars'
The Guardian: 12 Boys and Coach successfully rescued
Khaosod English: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission
Khaosod English: 'Our hearts drew us', says pump team that kept cave dry
The Guardian: Water pumps failed just after last boy escaped
The Guardian: Colleagues praise Australian doctor who played central role
The Guardian: Ek, the Thai coach who put players first right to the end
Bangkok Post: Coach Ek the unlikely stateless hero of cave drama. Dul, Mark and Tee, three of the boys are stateless as well - they even have problems travelling to play matches outside of Chiang Rai.
Without passports they are unlikely to be able to take up the invite from Manchester United FC.
The issue of the boys in the cave should give Thailand a wake up call... to grant the stateless nationality, said Pornpen Khongkachonkiet of Amnesty International Thailand.
Thailand may be the Land of Smiles, but also the heartless country for stateless people
Khaosod English: No favor in granting citizenship to cave trio
Bangkok Post: No quick path to citizenship for stateless 'Wild Boars'
The Nation: Citizenship of three young cave survivors shines light on plight of stateless persons
The Nation: Thai boys were sedated and stretchered from cave in dramatic rescue
Bangkok Post: An Australian doctor who looked after a young Thai football team during their harrowing cave ordeal emerged from the flooded underground complex on Tuesday to the sad news that his own father had died
BBC: First pictures emerge of boys in hospital
BBC: The dangerous diseases lurking underground
The Guardian: Navy Seals say mission came 'close to disaster'
BBC: The full story of Thailand's extraordinary cave rescue
The Guardian: The inside story of the Thai cave rescue
The Nation: British divers reveal more details of harrowing Tham Luang rescue mission. Report includes movies!
The Guardian: Thai cave footballers tell of how they tried to dig their way out
Khaosod English: After rescue, ceremonies abound for 'Nang Non' cave spirit (includes photos)
The Nation: English-speaking footballer (trapped in the cave) is an academic polymath, says his teacher
Spike from Pattaya Days: A good week to be British
Cartoon by the Nation
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Bangkok Post reports that The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to promote Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai as a key attraction after days in the spotlight...
Bangkok Post: Anan Wongbenjarat, director-general of the Tourism Department, said his department would work with organisations in Chiang Rai to promote Tham Luang as a new travel destination. He also said that Hollywood and local filmmakers have expressed their intention to use Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai as a location to film.
The Nation: Tham Luang cave to get new life as museum and tourist attraction.
Khaosod English: Producers plan movie about Luang Nang Non cave rescue.
Update (December 28th):
Extract from Pattaya News Flash, formerly known as
Don't play Darts in Thailand
Don't play Darts
Don't play Cards in Thailand
Don't play Beidge in Thailand
Smoking Sisha is banned
Do not smoke Sisha
Three on a Bike not allowed
Three on Bike not allowed
Parking for Rental Bikes
Rental Bikes only
Tracking Tourists
Thailand starts Tracking Tourists
Particulates are welcome
Particulates welcome
Shake Hands with Officials
Shaking hands with Officials
Zero Waste Beaches
Zero Waste Beaches
Immigration Office
No Tips Please