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    For Rent - Lumpini Park Rama 9-Ratchada @12,000 THB./month

    By Sweetsoda, Created on: 14/09/2015, Last updated on: 14/09/2015

    » This wonderful 30 sq. meter is living at its finest and very newest. Packed with a living area, an immaculate bedroom, a bathroom and a balcony, this condo is furnished with a design that meets your standards. Upon entering, the condo opens up to a living area that is furnished with attention-to-detail....

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    Jon Fernquest, Published on 04/12/2012

    » Fight this silent & slow killer by regular exercise & weight control.

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    Jon Fernquest, Published on 13/03/2012

    » Running & walking helps heart & lungs, stretching relaxes muscles & joints, weight training improves balance.

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    Red Bull tycoon Chaleo dies

    Online Reporters, Published on 17/03/2012

    » Chaleo Yoovidhya, whose local energy drink became the global sensation Red Bull and made him one of Thailand's richest men, died on Saturday at age 80.

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    Garlic: Wonder drug or not?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 04/10/2011

    » Used as traditional medicine for hundreds of years, Garlic's value as medicine has only recently been put to a test.

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    Vitamin D for health

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 22/06/2011

    » Vitamin D slows ageing of muscles, lowers risks for cancers, diabetes, high blood pressure and even weakened muscles in older people

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    Eating fish: Benefits and dangers

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 10/05/2011

    » Eating fish reduces the chance of death from heart disease by 36% but watch out for mercury contamination.

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    Buying property in Thailand

    By Anonymous, Created on: 17/02/2006, Last updated on: 11/11/2011

    » Nothing much to say here is there, i think that IAN has told us all there is to know and believe me.......... .he's right.

    • Anonymous commented : BANGKOKPOST, 15 July 2006 ENCROACHMENT / SAMUI DEVELOPMENT Land scandal officials face probes SUPAPHONG CHAOLAEN Surat Thani _ Officials thought to have been involved in The Peak land scandal on Koh Samui have been recommended for disciplinary punishment. Caretaker Natural Resources and Environment Minister Yongyuth Tiyapairat said yesterday that he has asked the Land Department to transfer Suwat Vichaidit, a former Surat Thani land official, and investigate him for any wrongdoing. Mr Suwat faced a lightning transfer to an inactive post at the department yesterday. The minister also sought the Interior Ministry's cooperation to order a disciplinary inquiry against former Samui district chief Theerayuth Iemtrakul. Mr Suwat, a land official in Samut Sakhon's Ban Phaeo district before the transfer, formerly worked in the Samui land office. He was accused of issuing land documents on Koh Samui resulting in the encroachment onto land by developers. Mr Theerayuth was Samui district chief before being promoted to assistant provincial chief of Surat Thani. The environment ministry felt he neglected his duty, making encroachment possible. Mr Yongyuth said his ministry will press charges today against Suthep Wangdan, The Peak project operator, over false claims about the ownership status of the resort's land. The transfer came after Mr Yongyuth inspected Koh Samui and found massive encroachment of forest land on the island. A survey found that over 1,700 rai out of 6,900 rai of forest area on the island had been cleared, and some of the encroached areas had been turned into a land development project. The inspection followed an uproar over an advertisement by The Peak property project, on a website and in a property trading guide, placed by foreign firm Samui Property Solutions. The project, which spans 514 rai on Koh Samui's Kao Dang mountain, sells land for eight million baht a rai, amounting to more than 4.1 billion baht. The project developer had named two Thai companies, Great Hills International and Ratchathani, which are subsidiaries of Bangkok-based Piyavate Hospital Group, as owners of the land. An inquiry was being conducted to see if the two firms were owned by Thais. A group of local residents yesterday submitted a complaint to the minister opposing the distribution of ownership documents on mountainous areas of the island. They claimed investors had brought several fully-grown coconut trees onto the land to show it was being utilised and to claim ownership over the encroached plots on Kao Dang mountain.

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