Artikel erschien März 2019

  • 31 injured when bus overturned in Nakhon Ratchasima

    31 injured when bus overturned in Nakhon Ratchasima

    b y Prasit Tangprasert PHOTOS: โนนสูง “อาสา” ฐานหน้าโรงพยาบาลโนนสูง Thirty one passengers have been injured, two critically, when a Nong Khai-Rayong inter-provincial bus overturned in Nakhon Ratchasima early this morning. Police and rescue workers were alerted at 2.40am to the scene on Mitraparp Highway in Ban Don Tabaeng, Noen Sung district in Nakhon Ratchasima.

  • People have short memories. Why the Boeing 737 MAX will survive the current crisis.

    People have short memories. Why the Boeing 737 MAX will survive the current crisis.

    If history is anything to go on people’s current fears about the Boeing 737 MAX jets will be short-lived. The make0ver of the venerable 737 plane, the most popular passenger jet in history, was supposed to set Boeing on a path to success

  • French man and two others killed in Rawai motorbike accident, Phuket

    French man and two others killed in Rawai motorbike accident, Phuket

    Three people have died and another sustained serious injuries following the collision of two motorbikes in Rawai early yesterday morning (Tuesday). The accident happened on Viset Road in front of a public health centre at 1.30am. The Honda Wave motorbike driver was 37 years old Siripong Mulikkabut.

  • Investigation into mine explosion on a Phang Nga Bay bird’s-nest concession island

    Investigation into mine explosion on a Phang Nga Bay bird’s-nest concession island

    b y Sittichai Sikhawat  Police have launched an investigation into an explosion at a bird’s-nest concession area in Phang Nga bay, where one man was killed and another injured on Monday night. The island is Koh Lao Dua, six kilometres north of Koh Yao Noi. Story HERE (one man has died since The Thaiger story)

  • Choosing sides. Abhisit Vejjajiva will have to choose after Sunday.

    Choosing sides. Abhisit Vejjajiva will have to choose after Sunday.

    PHOTO: The Nation Sunday’s election will not be the end, it will only be another episode in a two-decade long drama as Thailand struggles with democracy and attempts to throw off the shackles of nearly a century of military tampering in political affairs. Thailand’s oldest political party, the Democrats, head into Sunday’s election with leader Abhisit Vejjajiva facing some tough decisions in the first poll since the 2014 coup. At one end of the political spectrum in Thailand are the pro-military, pro-status quo parties

  • “I’m sorry” – Premchai granted bail

    “I’m sorry” – Premchai granted bail

    “There is one thing.  I am sorry.” PHOTO: Thai PBS Thailand’s billionaire construction magnate says he was “sorry” after being granted bail following yesterday’s court verdict that set a prison sentence of 16 months for illegal hunting in the Thungyai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary in far north-west Thailand. Three others were also found guilty and given jail terms by the court. Yong Dodkrua was sentenced to 13 months, Mrs.

  • Phuket Town Beauty spa shooter kills himself in Saphan Hin

    Phuket Town Beauty spa shooter kills himself in Saphan Hin

    UPDATE: The suspect in this morning’s shootings, 53 year old Chana Rodket from Songkhla, has shot and killed himself in Saphan His this afternoon. He was a housekeeper a the beauty spa where the shooting took place. Earlier, a South Korean man and Thai woman were injured in a shooting at a beauty spa near Naka Market in Phuket Town.

  • BKK taxi driver returns 400,000 baht to Danish tourist

    BKK taxi driver returns 400,000 baht to Danish tourist

    Usually maligned, it’s great to post a good-news story about Bangkok’s taxi drivers. A capital city cabbie is being praised after returning a bag containing 400,000 baht to a Danish tourist

  • Mummy makeovers rising trend in medical tourism market

    Mummy makeovers rising trend in medical tourism market

    Mummy makeovers in Thailand? You may not have heard about this phenomenon but it’s a real thing in the medical tourism market. Thanks to Thailand’s burgeoning medical tourism sector, more and more women are going under the knife to regain their pre-pregnancy stomach

  • Two shot in Phuket Town beauty spa this morning

    Two shot in Phuket Town beauty spa this morning

    A South Korean man and Thai woman have been injured in spa shooting in Phuket Town. The two sustained serious injuries from bullet wounds after having been shot at the spa in Wichit today. Wichit Police reports that they was notified of an incident at ‘The Beauty Spa’ in Wichit at 10.30am this morning