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  • Freak storm batters Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok

    Freak storm batters Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok

    A random summer storm has struck Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport this afternoon. The freak storm affected more than 18 flights and stranded 3,000 passengers whilst the storm battered the area north of the main city. At least one flight was re-directed to the nearby Suvarnabhumi Airport and another to U-Tapao Airport.

  • 3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    The Treasury has reported that orders have been placed for more than 3.6 million souvenir coins of different models that are being especially minted to mark the May 4 coronation of His Majesty the King.

  • Power outage hits parts of Thalang

    Power outage hits parts of Thalang

    Electricity was shut off in Thalang today. The The Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) announced the outage

  • Chumpon plantation owner faces accusations of child sex abuse

    Chumpon plantation owner faces accusations of child sex abuse

    “Jan said ‘Surin’ often took her daughter to his home. When the girl was seven years old, however, it was revealed that ‘Surin’ had allegedly molested or raped her over the previous five years.” In the latest in a string of serious child abuse cases, relatives of the alleged victims, in this case three girls aged 6, 10 and 14 and a 9 year old boy from the same family, fear they won’t get justice. The male suspect, allegedly the head of a rubber plantation in Chumphon’s Lang Suan district, is now on bail and is accused of threatening the family.

  • Driver killed and 10 Burmese workers injured in Tak crash

    Driver killed and 10 Burmese workers injured in Tak crash

    by Pipat Jongmeekwamsook A van driver has been killed and 10 migrant workers injured after the passenger van careered into a roadside ditch and hit a tree in Khamphaeng Phet in Thailand’s central west today.

  • Chinese tourist caught stealing GoPro from couple – VIDEO

    Chinese tourist caught stealing GoPro from couple – VIDEO

    A Chinese man has been caught stealing a camera from a Spanish couple in Chiang Mai. The incident happened on Tuesday and was captured on CCTV. The Spanish tourists had been visiting Wat Phra That Doi Suthep when they put a GoPro camera on the bench they had been sitting on. After realising they’d left the camera there, they returned but the camera was gone.

  • Why the Chinese are infinitely more important than Western tourists to Thailand

    Why the Chinese are infinitely more important than Western tourists to Thailand

    OPINION by Dan Cheeseman – Dan About Thailand We need to wake up and smell the roses, us Westerners are no longer an important group for the Thailand tourism industry – in fact, we are what you would call ‘niche’ – and with good reason. The Chinese are here in numbers and not only will this continue to grow but they also outspend Europeans per capita by 53% when in Thailand

  • UPDATE: Armed Mercedes snake man to be charged

    UPDATE: Armed Mercedes snake man to be charged

    No previous mental medical health problems have been identified for the man who released snakes on the road outside Central World in Bangkok yesterday. The incident caused bedlam and stopped traffic outside Central World. A man, armed with a large knife, stopped his new black Mercedes right in the middle of the road.

  • Three million baht Central Pattaya stormwater roadworks – FAIL

    Three million baht Central Pattaya stormwater roadworks – FAIL

    PHOTO: A representative of the City Engineering Department inspects two side streets in the Soi Arunothai Community. Central Pattaya residents are complaining that 3 million baht in roadworks has been a waste of money – Pattaya Mail Three million baht spent but not a lot to show for the considerable investment. Central Pattaya residents say that nearly 3 million baht was spent on roadwork but has failed to alleviate the flooding in the sois where the money was invested

  • Top 10 ways to save water at home

    Top 10 ways to save water at home

    Hot weather and Thailand’s boom-or-bust water issues (floods in wet season and water shortages in the hot season) are a part of our life.