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British Man Throws His Thai Wife Off 8th Floor Balcony

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Brit Throws Thai Wife Off 8th Floor Balcony

A British man was lucky not to be facing a murder charge after throwing his wife off an 8th-floor balcony at a condo in Rayong earlier this week.

Emergency services were called by concerned neighbours at around 2.30pm on Tuesday afternoon after hearing a woman scream in pain as she lay on the roof of a neighbouring building in Ban Chang District.

Rescue volunteers found Sukanda, 56, laid in pain having suffered a fractured hip and dislocated arm in the fall.

She was lucky to be alive after she landed on a rooftop only two floors below the balcony her husband had thrown her over.

Local police were joined at the scene by Rayong Immigration Police, together with officers from the Crime Suppression Division who tried to speak with 47-year-old Dave Marshall who was sat topless on his balcony praying.

He ignored everyone for around two hours before finally opening the door to his condo to speak with the building manager and immigration police.

Marshall said he was stressed and the argument with his wife had become heated.

Local media report police are waiting to take a statement from the Brit’s wife who is recovering in hospital before making a decision on pressing any charges.

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Four New BTS Stations Opening Friday

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The operators of the BTS Skytrain system announced the opening of four new stations on the Sukhumvit Line northern extension will go ahead as planned this Friday following a series of successful test runs.

The four new stations opening are Royal Forest Department (N14), Bang Bua (N15), 11th Infantry Regiment (N16) and Wat Phra Si Mahathat (N17).

All trips between the Royal Forest Department and Wat Phra Si Mahathat will be free until the end of the year.

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang said the new stations would link educational institutions, government offices, and suburban communities while relieving traffic on normally congested roads along the route of the new extension.

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On Nut Cannabis Farm Busted

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On Nut Cannabis Farm Busted

Two Chinese nationals were arrested and 1,000 cannabis plants seized after Bangkok Metropolitan police raided a warehouse in the On Nut area following a tip-off from the owner of the premises.

The two men, here on student visas, were selling dried organic marijuana to clients for 250,000 baht per kilo, however, their landlord became suspicious at high power bills running into six-figures every month in a property with a monthly rental price of only 40,000 baht.

On Nut Cannabis Farm Busted

He called the police and asked them to look into the matter and surveillance was put in place to gather evidence.

Wu Ding Bin, 41, said to be the ringleader in the online business, caught on he was being watched and cut the power to the warehouse letting all the plants die.

Police had gathered enough evidence against him and raided the warehouse while another team picked him up at a condo on Soi Ramkhamhaeng 24/3.

He was remanded in custody pending further legal proceedings.

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Nike Open Flagship Store At Siam Center

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Nike Open Flagship Store At Siam Center

Nike Thailand has launched a massive new flagship store in Bangkok’s Siam Center designed to showcase product innovation.

Operated by Southeast Asian luxury retail specialist Valiram, the new 9000sq foot Nikestore offers a blend of physical and digital retail experiences for shoppers.

Nike Open Flagship Store At Siam Center

“Nike Bangkok at Siam Center exists to offer everyone the ability to make sport a daily habit, ensuring they are inspired and committed to staying active,” said director of Nike stores Southeast Asia & India Tarundeep Singh.

Services such as head-to-toe apparel fitting and footwear trialling are offered to provide consumers with opportunities to deepen their connection with the brand and select products suited to their needs.

You can also book one-on-one sessions with running experts and styling specialists.

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