Artikel erschien Februar 2019

  • 126 Grand Palace taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, arrested

    126 Grand Palace taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, arrested

    PHOTOS: The Nation One of the biggest targets for scammers has always been the Grand Palace in Bangkok, mostly because it has such a high concentration of tourists visiting any time of the year. Google ‘scams in Thailand’ and you’ll always be reading about the creative ways taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, have of parting tourists from their cash around the Grand Palace. But today, troops, tourist police and officials from several agencies rounded up 126 Thai taxi and tuk tuk drivers for allegedly taking advantage of foreign tourists around Bangkok’s busy Grand Palace

  • Beware: Dangerous jellyfish. Just don’t tell the Chinese.

    Beware: Dangerous jellyfish. Just don’t tell the Chinese.

    Dozens of signs have been erected, in multiple languages on Cha-Am beach in Petchaburi, warning swimmers about potentially dangerous jellyfish and ‘stingers’. Manager Online reports that, despite Chinese being frequent visitors to the area, someone forgot to include the warnings in Chinese language.

  • Alleged Bangkok money truck robber arrested

    Alleged Bangkok money truck robber arrested

    PHOTOS: The Nation Police have arrested a 19 year old man who allegedly stole 7.27 million baht from a Bangkok money truck last Saturday.

  • Thai Airways resumes flights to Europe via Chinese airspace

    Thai Airways resumes flights to Europe via Chinese airspace

    Thai Airways International has resumed flights to Europe via Chinese airspace instead of over Pakistan after an abrupt cancellation of flights last night. The cancellations were due to armed tensions between India and Pakistan

  • 400 marauding macaques invade plantations in Surat Thani

    400 marauding macaques invade plantations in Surat Thani

    PHOTO: Catch us if you can Surat Thani officials are coming up with a plan to sort out the 400+ long-tailed macaques who have been invading fruit orchards and oil palm plantations for months. Provincial governor Wichawut Jinto has made the order after receiving countless complaints from residents of the southern province’s Phunphin district saying that the monkeys have caused damage to their orchards and plantations. Officials from the provincial administration have visited the local residents to listen to their grievances.

  • Flights delayed and cancelled at Phuket Airport – Closure of Pakistan airspace

    Flights delayed and cancelled at Phuket Airport – Closure of Pakistan airspace

    Flights have been affected at the Phuket International Airport, a knock-on affect from the closing of airspace over Pakistan. Latest in the tensions between India and Pakistan HERE . Thai Airways resumes flights.

  • UPDATE: Thai Airways resumes flights

    UPDATE: Thai Airways resumes flights

    Thai Airways has resumed flight between Bangkok and Europe today after cancellations due to Pakistan’s emergency closure of its airspace. The cancellations, announced late last night, have caused havoc for travellers hoping to fly between Bangkok and Europe on Thai Airways last night and today. Flights between Bangkok to Europe, in both directions, normally fly over Pakistan’s airspace but since the closure, Thai Airways has requested authorisation to fly to and from Europe over Chinese airspace

  • 1000s of passengers stranded at BKK over Pakistan emergency

    1000s of passengers stranded at BKK over Pakistan emergency

    More than 5,000 passengers have been stranded at Suvarnabhumi Airport since last night night after many departure flights were cancelled due to the emergency closure of airspace in Pakistan. Many more passengers are ending up inconvenienced today as they learn about the cancellations. The debacle is causing another PR disaster for Thai Airways with passengers complaining about lack of any communication about the situation.

  • Owner of dogs who attacked a 3 year old last week claims he can’t pay any more compensation

    Owner of dogs who attacked a 3 year old last week claims he can’t pay any more compensation

    PHOTO: Daily News The ‘owner’ of of dogs that attacked a three year old in Sri Racha last week claims he has run out of money and can’t continue paying compensation. At this stage the man has already paid over 100,000 baht for the boys’s treatment. The 3 year old, Namning, is still receiving daily treatment for his wounds after falling over and being mauled by Praphan Phromprasert’s ten dogs outside the man’s home.

  • Go-Jek begins services in Thailand, challenging Grab

    Go-Jek begins services in Thailand, challenging Grab

    Indonesia’s Go-Jek ride-hailing service has now started up in Thailand under the banner ‘GET’.

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