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Go-Go Dancers File Police Complaint Against Foreign Boss Over Unpaid Wages

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Thirty angry go-go dancers marched to Pattaya police station on Monday to file a complaint against their boss after not been paid two weeks.

The troop of dancers from Hidden A Go Go bar on Walking Street were furious their boss disappeared owing around 400,000 baht in unpaid salaries.

The makeshift union, led by 29-year-old Nong Gift, told police they had been working since October 14 without their agreed pay of 1,200 baht per night.

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She said: “We have been working since October 14 without pay. We have a 10-day rolling contract and receive 1,200 baht a night.

“However, on October 24, which was the date that we should receive the money, the foreign owner postponed it and said that he will pay us on October 28. Then today we could not contact him.

“We need the police to help us because we have nowhere else to go and we also desperately need our money as most of us have families to support.

“We will contact every authority we can until we receive the money that belongs to us.”

Police Major Thanin Kanpai filed a report and suggested the dancers report the case to the provincial Department of Labour.

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Armed Bank Robber Who Stole 500,000 Baht Arrested

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Armed Robber Makes Off With 500,000 Baht From GH Bank

A 46-year-old Thai man who held up and robbed a Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural in Bangkok earlier this week has been arrested.

The incident happened just after 2pm on Wednesday at the Bangbon branch at Soi Ekachai 86 when the man armed with a knife and a plastic gun entered the branch and hopped over the counter helping himself to half a million baht before fleeing the scene.

He was picked up after detectives followed his movements using CCTV from the surrounding area.

The robber made a full confession telling officers the gun was made of plastic, adding he’d robbed the bank to feed his gambling habits.

He was remanded in custody pending further legal proceedings.

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Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Hostess Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Hostess Tests Positive for COVID-19

A Thai woman who came back from Myanmar to Chiang Mai without entering state quarantine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials.

The 29-year old works as a hostess in a karaoke bar and may have visited several shopping malls and a cinema in the city.

The governor of Chiang Mai, Charoenrit Sanguansat, said a press conference will be held later today with a timeline of where the woman has visited.

He reminded the public to follow COVID-19 prevention measures including wearing a mask, social distancing and regular hand washing.

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Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

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Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

A whale skeleton between 3,000 and 5,000 years old has been discovered 12 kilometres off the coast of Thailand just to the west of Bangkok.

The remains of the 12 meters long almost perfectly preserved skeleton is thought to be that of a Bryde’s whale, were found in early November.

The experts hope that the discovery might provide “a window into the past”, specifically for research on sea levels and biodiversity.

Pictures shared by Thailand’s environment minister Varawut Silpa-archa show the bones apparently almost entirely intact.

Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

He said that over 80 percent of the skeleton has so far been recovered that includes ribs, vertebrae, fins, and one shoulder blade.

As per the experts, the head of the skeleton is alone estimated to be about three meters in length.

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