Artikel erschien April 2019

  • Netflix and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ production team announce cave rescue project

    Netflix and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ production team announce cave rescue project

    PHOTO: Yahoo.com Netflix, the most popular TV streaming service in Thailand, are teaming up with the producers of the hit film “Crazy Rich Asians” for a production about the rescue of the MuPa (Wild Boar) football team from Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang caves last July. The 12 young men and their coach were trapped in a flooded cave after going on a short after-football-training excursion. Their dramatic 18 day rescue became huge global news and ended up as a massive international co-operative effort with expertise flying in from around the world to, firstly find the boys, then figure out a way to get them out.

  • 25 year old arrested over theft of gold jewellery valued over 2 million baht in Pattaya

    25 year old arrested over theft of gold jewellery valued over 2 million baht in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: The Nation An employee of a hotel in Pattaya has been arrested over the alleged robbery of a gold shop in Pattaya. He netted 1.65 kilograms of gold jewellery with a value of 2.18 million baht at the weekend

  • Indian man cut up after walking into glass door

    Indian man cut up after walking into glass door

    PHOTOS: Pattaya Update News An Indian tourist has walked into a glass door at his Pattaya accommodation earlier today, ending up with lots of cuts. Pattaya Update News reports that Sawang Boriboon Foundation rescue arrived at the property in Soi 6 on Pratumnak Hill at 4 am. There they found 28 year old Vishesh Goyal and broken glass scattered inside and outside sliding glass door of the property.

  • Woman dies, girl injured in Krabi collision – VIDEO

    Woman dies, girl injured in Krabi collision – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: Robrouw Krabi  VIDEO: Tankhao Krabi A female motorbike driver has died while the young girl passenger sustained serious injury after the motorbike tried a risky crossing on the road when it collided with a pickup in Krabi. Krabi City Police and Krabi Pitak rescue workers arrived to find the body of a woman who was later identified as 23 year old Wilaiwan Jantra.

  • The Korean Wave – a tsunami of cultural opportunity for ASEAN

    The Korean Wave – a tsunami of cultural opportunity for ASEAN

    BTS, Blackpink, ASEAN, K-Pop by The Star Online – Asia News Network TV drama, pop music, culture, food. The ‘Korean Wave’ is on its way. The Korean Wave was the hot topic at the ASEAN-Korea Media Forum held in Seoul recently, with experts saying that it has, in fact, enhanced cultural exchanges between the republic and the entire region.

  • 49 passengers on Bangkok-Phuket bus as it skids off road in Surat Thani

    49 passengers on Bangkok-Phuket bus as it skids off road in Surat Thani

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket An express bus which was traveling from Bangkok to Phuket has skidded off the road in Surat Thani. 49 passengers escaped injury following the wayward bus careering off the main road into roadside gravel and bushes.

  • 12 women rescued from human trafficking ring at Malaysia border

    12 women rescued from human trafficking ring at Malaysia border

    Officials have raided a karaoke bar in Narathiwat’s Sungai Kolok district, on the Malaysian border, rescuing 12 Lao women from prostitution. The raid against the Relax Pub in the border town was carried out at 8.30pm last night by officials from the Provincial Administration Department and DSI (Department of Special Investigation), as well as staff of an international non-governmental organisation

  • Baby dugong rescued in Krabi, taken back to its Trang home – VIDEO

    Baby dugong rescued in Krabi, taken back to its Trang home – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: DMCR A baby dugong, found on a Krabi beach, has been taken back to its home. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources is reporting that yesterday the dugong was taken back to its home in Trang. “The dugong is aged around two to three years old

  • Beware: Fake coronation brooches being sold

    Beware: Fake coronation brooches being sold

    PHOTO: NNT The Office of the Permanent Secretary, under the PM’s Office, is warning manufacturers and sellers of fake coronation brooches that they could be jailed for up to 20 years and fined up to 400,000 baht. Sompas Nilphan, says the government has assigned his agency to produce and sell the coronation brooches to the general public. “All proceeds from the sales will go to His Majesty the King’s charities

  • Police continue investigation into French diplomat’s plunge from BTS station

    Police continue investigation into French diplomat’s plunge from BTS station

    Police say the investigation into the death of a French diplomat, believed to have deliberately jumped off a BTS train platform at the Saphan Taksin station yesterday, will continue. 56 year old Arnaud Jean-Claude Dubus died from head injuries after plunging from a platform at the elevated BTS station in the Sathon district at about 4pm.

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