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  • Village leader killed in Yala in an insurgent ambush

    Village leader killed in Yala in an insurgent ambush

    FILE PHOTO An assistant village headman has been ambushed and shot dead in Yala’s city district just after midnight today (Wednesday). 53 year old Sakariya Waemamah was killed on the main village road in Ban Taseh village at about 12.05am while riding home on his motorcycle. Police found 23 spent shells from an M16 assault rifle and two spent shells from a shot gun at the scene

  • Missing 14 year old Thai boy found dead in Tokyo

    Missing 14 year old Thai boy found dead in Tokyo

    The mother of a Thai teenager who went missing in Tokyo last Monday has revealed that she has found her son but that he had died.

  • Dolphins playing off Phang Nga – VIDEO

    Dolphins playing off Phang Nga – VIDEO

    VIDEO/PHOTOS: Wow Andaman Lots of dolphins have been sighted near the Koh Similan group in Phang Nga. The Wow Andanman tour manager says, “the tour was on a speedboat with tourists yesterday morning near Koh Similans yesterday

  • 58 year old British man found dead in Patong apartment

    58 year old British man found dead in Patong apartment

    PHOTO: Google Maps A 58 year old British citizen has been found dead at an apartment in Patong. His body was found in the rented room yesterday morning (Tuesday). Police report that they found no signs of a struggle around the room or on the man’s body

  • Thai teenager dies in Tokyo after mother appealed for help to find missing son

    Thai teenager dies in Tokyo after mother appealed for help to find missing son

    PHOTO MONTAGE: Thai Rath A teenage Thai boy has died mysteriously in Tokyo following an unspecified accident. Only yesterday, Yuwajitra Watchara-arpa appealed for assistance after her 14 year old son went missing from a downtown Tokyo hotel last Monday night. Leading up to the discovery of his body, the last time Thian Sukhanonsawat was seen was on CCTV as he walked towards a lift at the Mercure Tokyo Ginza hotel.

  • Burglar drowns Pomeranian puppy before stealing computer and cash

    Burglar drowns Pomeranian puppy before stealing computer and cash

    A 21 year old Udon Thani tertiary student has returned from Songkran to find her Pomeranian puppy drowned in a water bin and her boyfriend’s laptop computer and cash stolen. Muang Udon Thani police were contacted lunchtime yesterday (Tuesday).

  • Day Six: Total remains at three deaths in Phuket – ‘Seven Day of Danger’

    Day Six: Total remains at three deaths in Phuket – ‘Seven Day of Danger’

    PHOTOS: Kathu Police As reports are tallied for the sixth full day (April 16) of the ‘Seven Days of Danger’ road and marine safety campaign, there was only 1 road accident, including 1 injury. The injured person was 23 year old Pantira Tansom, a motorbike passenger.

  • Pick-up driver slams into roadside steel shop, injures three

    Pick-up driver slams into roadside steel shop, injures three

    A drunk driver bounced off the side of a road in Ubon Ratchathani and then skidded side-ways into a roadside shop where young Songkran revellers were waiting quietly outside to greet passing vehicles. The crash ended up injuring three as the people waiting outside the shop scattered to get away from the black pick-up as it slammed into the shops. The incident happened outside the Phuwadet Steel Shop in the Don Mot Daeng district about 4.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

  • Boeing investigation continues as attention turns to the engines

    Boeing investigation continues as attention turns to the engines

    Within the past six months, two Boeing 737 Max 8 have fallen out of the sky, both during the early climbing phase of the flight. In October, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed just off Jakarta, killing 189 people

  • Central Thailand hit by Songkran storms

    Central Thailand hit by Songkran storms

    Over 300 houses have been damaged after thunderstorms lashed seven districts of Kamphaeng Phet province, in central west Thailand, at about 8pm last night. Officials have visited the districts this morning and found 25 damaged houses in six tambon of Muang district. The storms also damaged 162 houses in seven tambon of Phran Kratai district and 92 more damaged in Sai Ngam district. Officials said 17 houses were damaged in Khlong Lan district and 11 in Lan Krabue district, while 10 houses were affected in Pang Sila Thong and Khanu Woralaksaburi districts