Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Cave-rescue mural now moved to official Tham Luang memorial

    Cave-rescue mural now moved to official Tham Luang memorial

    by Natthawat Laping The large mural depicting “The Heroes” from the dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai in June/July this year has now been installed at the new memorial pavilion at the mouth of the Tham Luang cave. The 14×3 metre canvas was moved from Wat Rong Khun this morning, along with another two paintings of the smaller size (each is 4 x 3 metre) under the title “Nang Non”. One was created by National Artist Chalermchai Kositpipat and the other created by various northern artists.

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    Fire destroys wooden house in Wichit

    A fire has totally destroyed a wooden house and storage area in Wichit yesterday. The estimate value of damages is around 300,000 baht. Wichit Police were notified of the fire in Soi Thep Anusorn in Wichit at 2pm yesterday.

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    Officials warn motorists about road construction along Patak Road

    PHOTO: The Phuket PR Office Phuket officials have followed up complaints after some motorists had been injured in various incidents on Road No 4028 (Patak Road). Signs in three languages and traffic lights have been installed to help warn motorists.

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    Man found hanged in room in Koh Kaew

    A Thai man has been found hanged inside a room in Koh Kaew over the weekend. Police and rescue workers arrived at the man’s accommodation to find the body of a man who was later identified as 27 year old Damrong Manjit from Ranong.

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    Two die in Pattaya ferry engine room tragedy

    by Theerawat Thongma and Dethawee Theewarangkool Two workers have died and another three remain in critical condition after allegedly inhaling toxic fumes when they were cleaning a boat-restaurant’s engine room. The vessel was anchored at a pier off Chon Buri province yesterday. Muang Pattaya precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Apichai Krobphetch led a rescue team to head tot he scene of the incident at 11.30am.

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    Nude couple pictured on top of Egyptian pyramid sparks investigation

    “Climbing pyramids is illegal in Egypt, with critics saying the incident shows a disregard for the nation’s laws and its conservative society.” The question of tourists and their behavior at national monuments and popular sites comes up again today. This time in Egypt… Read the report HERE . “A video that shows a foreign couple in a naked embrace at the summit of the Great Khufu Pyramid of Giza is sparking reaction among Egyptians.

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    Huge fire in Bangkok guts recycling plant

    Residents from a next door four-storey apartment building have been evacuated as a result of a huge recycling factory fire in Bangkok. No one was injured in the major blaze which took fire-fighters more than three hours to get under control. Damage, including to several rooms in the apartment building, has been valued at more than 20 million baht.

  • Phuket’s hotel and property players look north

    Phuket’s hotel and property players look north

    by Bill Barnett of One of Greater Phuket’s real estate and hotel market’s that has a decided buzz of late is the area up over the Sarasin bridge in Phang Nga.

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    Eight Phuket monks defrocked after testing positive for drugs

    Eight monks from three temples in Phuket have been defrocked after posting positive drug tests. Phuket officers raided three temples in Mueang Phuket and Kathu district – Samkong Temple, Kathu Temple and Thepnimit Temple – after locals complained about drug in the temples. Officers conducted urine drug tests on the monks. The drug tests show that one monk from Samkong Temple and seven other monks from the Kathu Temple came up with a positive reading.

  • How much should you be paid working in Thailand?

    How much should you be paid working in Thailand?

    The Thailand Board of Investment has an entire website listing key jobs and the wages that should be expected to be earned in the land of smiles. The webpage also lists years of experiences, penalty rates, public holidays, overtime payments and severance entitlements.