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Two Arrested For Attacking And Robbing Elderly German Expat

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Two Arrested For Robbing And Injuring German Expat

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attack and robbery of an elderly German expat and his Thai wife last week at their home in Phuket.

27-year-old Muyaddidi Dorloh and Sofian Arba, 25, were arrested at two different locations on Tuesday night, according to police.

Two Arrested For Robbing And Injuring German Expat

The pair are accused of breaking into the home of Christian Schrei, 70, last Thursday night armed with a knife and a machete and tying him up with masking tape, slashing his arm and stealing 2,000 baht in cash and 2 ATM cards.

Mr Schrei’s wife was also tied up after she disturbed the burglars.

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During questioning, the pair apparently confessed to the crime saying they could only withdraw 3,000 baht from their victim’s bank accounts.

Both men were handed over to Phuket police for further legal proceedings.

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

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83 Pubs In Bangkok Shuttered Following Fire-Safety Inspections

83 pubs in the capital were temporarily shuttered on Saturday due to fire safety failings.

Following the fire at a Sattahip pub in the early hours of Friday morning that left 15 people dead, the Governor of Bangkok ordered inspections at entertainment venues across all 50 districts.

So far over 400 Bangkok venues have been inspected to ensure fire exits and escape routes are adequate and up to standard.

With tourists starting to return, the governor said it was important to step up safety measures.

Governor Chadchart has ordered further inspections in a bid to weed out entertainment venues operating illegally.

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Thailand To Introduce 10-Year Visa For Skilled Workers, Investors

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Another week, and another new long-term visa proposal from the government.

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