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The Top 10 Beaches in Phuket | The Thaiger

Phuket’s beaches have undergone a substantial upgrade in the last five years after the 2014 military government swept commercial businesses from the sands of west coast Phuket. Little shanty restaurants, the ubiquitous plastic sun lounges and tatty old umbrellas were removed. After the dust settled we’ve now got limited chairs and umbrellas for rent along …

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Top 10 hard truths of living as an expat in Thailand | The Thaiger

There will be bumps along the way between your visits to the beach, bar and immigration office (sometimes the bumps will be at the beach, bar and immigration office). Expat life is what you make it here in the Land of Smiles. Moaning about it never helps but accepting the bumps is part of the …

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Filipino-Italian girl, seven, dies after jellyfish sting in Camarines Sur

Filipino-Italian girl, seven, dies after jellyfish sting in Camarines Sur A seven-year-old Filipino-Italian girl has died after being stung by a jellyfish in the tourist town of Caramoan in Camarines Sur province. Gaia Trimarchi Cabanlong, from Rome, was swimming in the waters off Sabitang-Laya island when a jellyfish stung the lower part of her body. …

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Three Americans and two Britons to face Cebu court on drug charges

Three Americans and two Britons to face Cebu court on drug chargesJUNE 14, 2018 BY M G MARTINFrom left: Briton Jake Greevy and Americans Breana Austin Ulrich and Raymond Lewis Humphries. Also arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs were Wayne Barry McLeney from the UK and Jeremy Michael Stevenson from the USA.Three Americans and …

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Palace shrugs off claim of unrest in military

MALACAÑANG on Tuesday, August 28, shrugged off the claim of Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison that some military officials think of President Rodrigo Duterte as the “number one enemy of the state.” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said this is another “delusion” of the communist leader. “That’s part of the …

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PNP intensifies checkpoint

THE top official of the Police Regional Office-Northern Mindanao (PRO)-Northern Mindanao has ordered a stricter and stringent security inspections across the region following the deadly blast in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday, August 28, that killed two people and wounded 35 others. PRO-Northern Mindanao director Chief Superintendent Timoteo Pacleb has directed all police units to …

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