Artikel erschien Juni 2019

  • Two arrested on human trafficking charges in Koh Samui

    Two arrested on human trafficking charges in Koh Samui

    Two suspects have been arrested on human-trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting girls under the age of 18 on Koh Samui, under the guise of operating a karaoke bar. 18 year old ‘ladyboy’ Chaiyasit Nijkham and 28 year old Sukanya Phadaeng were arrested in a raid when undercover officers visited the bar as customers

  • Owner of boarding school arrested for allegedly killing 15 year old student

    Owner of boarding school arrested for allegedly killing 15 year old student

    PHOTO: Tapakorn “Chaidaen” Sapsin, who died on June 13 by Wasukit Lao-in Police have arrested the 27 year old owner of a boarding school in Nakhon Sawan, his wife and his mother-in-law, for their alleged role in the assault of a 15 year old schoolboy earlier this month which led to his death five days later. The school owner has maintained his innocence and plans to have his lawyer post a bail application for him later. Nakhon Sawan is in central Thailand

  • Paris Airshow overshadowed by Boeing’s woes

    Paris Airshow overshadowed by Boeing’s woes

    PHOTO: The new, single-aisle Airbus A321NeoXLR, extra-long-range version Boeing suffered more setbacks whilst Airbus launched an update to their single-aisle line up.

  • Dog viciously attacks child in Chiang Mai – owner offers 3,000 baht compensation

    Dog viciously attacks child in Chiang Mai – owner offers 3,000 baht compensation

    A Chiang Mai mother is calling for action after her 11 year old son was mauled by a dog (guess the breed) that escaped from a local restaurant near their house. “Nong Saeng” was playing with friends in a car park near “The Fusion” at a construction site in Muang district where his family lived. The dog attacked the boy, ripping a gash in his mouth, before locals managed to chase the vicious dog away. The boy needed 17 stitches to his mouth and cheek

  • Bus conductor fired, company fined for molesting ladyboy passenger

    Bus conductor fired, company fined for molesting ladyboy passenger

    An inter-provincial Thai bus conductor has been fired and the bus company fined 5,000 baht after he allegedly molested a transgender passenger on-board. The bus was travelling to Nong Bua Lamphu, near Udon Thani, north-east Thailand, from Bangkok. The bus company, which Land Transport officials have declined to name, was fined 5,000 baht by his office for providing substandard bus services.

  • Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Kathu – VIDEO

    Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by car in Kathu – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: อาสา ของ ประชาชน VIDEO: Kathu Police/ Newshawk Phuket A pedestrian has sustained serious injuries after being hit by a sedan while crossing a road in Kathu, Phuket. Volunteers rescue workers report that they were notified of the incident at 7.19pm last night at the Kathu Intersection (near the Caltex petrol station).

  • Motorbike driver dies after colliding with taxi in Thalang, Phuket

    Motorbike driver dies after colliding with taxi in Thalang, Phuket

    A motorbike driver has died after colliding with a taxi carrying Indian tourists in Thalang. Thalang Police report that they were notified of the collision at 9.35pm last night on Thepkrasattri Road in Thalang, Phuket. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike and taxi on the road. The motorbike driver, 45 year old man Somjit Pimmala, was taken to the Thalang Hospital where he was later pronounced dead

  • ‘Magic cards’ contain dangerous radioactive materials

    ‘Magic cards’ contain dangerous radioactive materials

    The Thai Office of Atoms for Peace is warning of excessively high levels of radiation from the so-called “energy cards” or ‘magic cards’ that distributors claim can cure illnesses and help relieve aches and pains. The Office of Atoms for Peace of Thailand in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, Thailand, was established in 1961 as the Office of Atomic Energy for Peace

  • ASEAN meeting reports on global sugar deficit and opportunities for SE Asian countries

    ASEAN meeting reports on global sugar deficit and opportunities for SE Asian countries

    The ASEAN Sugar Alliance says there will be a global sugar deficit of about 2.5 million tonnes in 2019-20, and prices are expected to firm following a number of years of falling prices and surplus stocks. The prediction was reported at the fourth meeting of the ASEAN Sugar Alliance in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

  • Chiang Rai woman shot in market car park by spurned ex-lover

    Chiang Rai woman shot in market car park by spurned ex-lover

    PHOTO MONTAGE: Chiang Rai Times A 27 year old Thai woman, Sawitree Phromwong, was allegedly murdered last week by a scorned ex lover after he confronted the woman and her new boyfriend at the Pa Sak market in Chaing Rai. She was sitting in the back of a car when shot. The man then jumped back into his car, along with the shotgun he used to kill his former girlfriend, and fled the scene