Artikel erschien März 2019

  • Buriram villager killed by rampaging wild elephant

    Buriram villager killed by rampaging wild elephant

    by Surachai Piraksa A 37 year old man from a village in Buriram province has been stomped to death by a wild elephant early today in Tambon Lam Nang Rong. Following the discovery of his dead body at 6am in a rubber plantation, police and rescue workers, along with a medical examiner, went to inspect the scene. They found the dead body of Suwat Wongwiset near his bicycle amid some elephant footprints and several broken banana trees

  • Canadian woman rescued from air-conditioning shaft at luxury Silom hotel

    Canadian woman rescued from air-conditioning shaft at luxury Silom hotel

    PHOTO: Daily News A 76 year old Canadian woman, missing since last Thursday in Bangkok, ended up spending 12 hours trapped in an air conditioning shaft at a luxury Silom hotel before she was finally found and rescued.

  • Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Chiang Mai to suffer haze and smoke problems until at least May

    Thailand’s northern provinces, including Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, are likely to face health-threatening haze problems from PM2.5 dust particles until at least early May. The poor air quality has been a constant part of daily life for locals for over two months now. The chief of the Climate Change Centre at Chiang Mai University, Associate Professor Seth Sampattakul, says the north will have to wait for the forest fires to be extinguished or the arrival of the rainy season

  • New airport duty free bid split into two

    New airport duty free bid split into two

    The Government has insisted that the AoT rejig its awarding for the concession of duty-free shops at its airports.

  • Phuket ranked sixth Best Destination in the World – Trip Advisor

    Phuket ranked sixth Best Destination in the World – Trip Advisor

    PHOTO: Patong Beach. Phuket was the only Thai destination in the 2019 list of the World’s Best Destinations Last year’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has put the Brexit-obsessed London on top of a list of the World’s Best Destinations in the TripAdvisor’s annual Traveler’s Choice Awards. London beat its close European counterparts, Paris and Rome in the rankings determined by reviews and ratings over the past 12 months for hotels, restaurants and experiences on the TripAdvisor platform

  • King revokes royal decorations from former PM Thaksin

    King revokes royal decorations from former PM Thaksin

    PHOTO: Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra welcomes Princess Ubolratana of Thailand as they arrive for the wedding of Thaksin’s daughter last weekend in Hong Kong. HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped the royal decorations of former PM and fugitive billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra, alluding to his convictions and “extremely inappropriate” flight from the country. The statement in yesterday’s Royal Gazette from HM The King comes a week after the country held its first election since the coup in 2014 installed a military government, broadly supporting of the Thai Monarchy.

  • Academics urging a State of Emergency for the North

    Academics urging a State of Emergency for the North

    b y Pratch Rujivanarom  An academic is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency as Chiang Mai and most Northern Provinces face ‘disastrous’ levels of PM2.5 smog and smoke haze. Citizen in the North are being advised to stay inside air conditioned buildings and avoid all outdoor activities, as some areas of Chiang Mai recorded PM2.5 levels reaching higher than 700 micrograms per cubic metre of air this morning.

  • Two killed in Songkhla after their pick-up is sprayed with bullets

    Two killed in Songkhla after their pick-up is sprayed with bullets

    by Santiparb Ramasuta A man and a woman riding in a pickup have been killed this morning after a group of assailants opened fire on them in Songkhla’s Sabaiyoi district. The victims were identified as 34 year old Preecha Phetkaewthng and 33 year old Sathiya Saisuwan. Both were residents of the Sabayoi district

  • Will Young sells Brit Awards to raise money for Soi Dog Foundation

    Will Young sells Brit Awards to raise money for Soi Dog Foundation

    British singer Will Young sold two of his Brit Awards, highly-respected popular music awards for the British music industry, for a Phuket charity. But he says he only raised £800 (33,000 baht) for them

  • Thai rice exports facing strong regional competition

    Thai rice exports facing strong regional competition

    Rice exports are down in February’s sales figures, in both total volume and value.

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