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  • Transport

    Cat out of the bag – Stowaway found in JFK passenger’s luggage

    Security staff at John F. Kennedy International Airport were shocked this weekend to discover a live cat hiding inside someone’s luggage. The discovery was made as the bag passed through the airport X-ray machine and the outline of the cat could be clearly seen. After spotting a cat, security staff took the case to one side for further investigation. The…

  • Drugs

    Dog brings owner gift of 2,000 meth pills in Udon Thani

    A dog owner is reeling after his beloved pet brought him a “gift” of 2,000 meth pills, known as Yaba in Thai. The owner says the dog brought a mysterious package to a car garage in Udon Thani. He immediately notified police who then came to find the 2 year old, white dog named Sinil at the garage. Police say…

  • Thailand

    Thieving Suvarnabhumi cabbie nabbed

    A shifty taxi driver made off with a bag that a previous passenger had left on a trolley at Suvarnabhumi airport. CCTV footage shows a man entering an orange cab with several bags but he forgetting a small backpack left dangling on a trolley. After a green and yellow cab arrived its place and some passengers had loaded up their…

  • Crime

    Pattani police hunt thief in fatal bag snatching – VIDEO

    Police in southern province of Pattani, along the Malaysian border, are hunting for a thief on a motorcycle who snatched the bag of a woman riding pillion on another motorbike, causing her to fall, fracturing her skull and killing her. Video footage from CCTV cameras on the road in Pattani’s central district shows the suspect, wearing a mask and full-face…

  • Central Thailand

    Restaurant owner returns 700,000 baht to tourist

    Imagine discovering you’ve left close to three quarters of a million baht in cash at a Thai restaurant. That’s exactly what happened to a tourist from Ubon Ratchathani on Sunday. Fortunately for him, the money was in good hands. Pariwat Thangtham was horrified to discover he’d left a bag with 700,000 baht in cash at a restaurant in Petchabun province, central Thailand.…

  • Crime

    Phuket police tracking down snatch & grab thief

    PHOTOS: Phuket Hotnews A couple from Malaysia, 44 year old N Shiyamala Navaratnam and 45 year old Sivakumar Patchymuthu, reported to Saku police that they had been robbed near Nai Yang Beach, near the Phuket Airport. The incident happened on August 8. They told police they were riding a motorcycle heading back to their hotel between the beach road and…

  • Krabi

    ‘Shark in bag’ wasn’t found at Maya Bay

    In reaction to the story circulating about the ‘dead blacktip reef shark found dead in a sack’, a Phi Phi diver has contacted us with the following information…. I posted the original photo of the shark in a rice sack that was found by one of my instructors on Sunday, November 4. Your story incorrectly states that the shark was found…

  • Krabi

    Blacktip reef shark in bag probably not from Maya Bay – national park chief

    The chief of the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, Worapot Lomlim, says he can’t confirm that a blacktip reef shark found dead inside a bag was found at Maya Bay. National Park officers are investigating the stories following the death of a blacktip reef shark allegedly found in a bag at Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi…