A British tourist on vacation with his family in Phuket, Thailand met an untimely death after a Norwegian martial arts expert placed him in a chokehold.
Amitpal Singh Bajaj, from Southall in west London, was allegedly choked to death while trying to protect his family from 53-year-old Roger Bullman, reports the Independent.
An American man and his Thai partner have been living in their floating platform home off the coast of Phuket as pioneers of the so-called “seasteading” (combining the sea and homesteading) movement.
The idea is to create permanent dwellings at sea, called seasteads, outside of the territory claimed by any governments. Proponents of the concept believe floating nations will “restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians.”
Tourists may face the death penalty for entering an area of Mai Khao beach in Phuket, Thailand that will soon be closed over safety concerns because of airplane landings and selfies.
The area, known as the “Unseen Phuket,” is adjacent to runway 09 of the Phuket International Airport.
Thailand served five tons of mango sticky rice to 10,000 Chinese tourists on Sunday.
The feast, held at the 150,000-square-meter Impact Lakeside event space in the Pak Kret district of Nonthaburi++, broke the Guinness World Record for the largest serving of the popular Thai dessert locally known as khao neeo mamuang.