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Thailand: AML laws used on small corrupt businesses

The Anti-Money Laundering police division in Phuket has flexed its muscles to seize cash from allegedly corrupt taxi and tuk-tuk firms around the island.

The crack down on Phuket’s tuk-tuk ‘mafia’ began in earnest after the… 242 more words


acing the divemaster's stress test

For the uninitiated, the ‘stress test’ is one component of the divemaster training, where two divers share one air source underwater while swapping equipment (mask, BCD, fins). 821 more words


Last few days in Patong

So…we ended up in the famous Bangla walking street and it was very loud. There were people everywhere dressed in outrageous costumes, it was so funny. 80 more words


Phuket Town: Where Next?

Finding pancakes at 6am for just $4 between two of us was a bit of a win, especially as that was all we had left. We scrambled into a taxi and headed to the airport, arrived in Bagkok at 10:30 and by lunchtime had already used three currencies – Vietnamese Dong, US Dollars and Thai Baht! 432 more words