Artikel tagged “Asien”

  • Four killed and two badly injured in Prachuap Khiri Khan head-on

    Four killed and two badly injured in Prachuap Khiri Khan head-on

    Four people have been killed and two others injured after a pickup lost control at a curve and crashed head-on with another pickup travelling in the opposite lane in Prachuap Khiri Khan. Police say the accident happened last night (Tuesday) on the Phetkasem-Dan Singkhon road in Ban Nong Nam Khao village in Tambon Klong Wan of Muang district.

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    22 year old man killed in Thalang road incident

    A man has died after losing control of the pickup truck he was driving and collided with a tree just after midnight today (July 31). Thalang Police were notified of the incident on Thepkrasattri Road’s southbound lane near the Esso petrol station Suan Nam Sai in Thalang at about 00.30am today. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged pickup truck

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    Top Ten tips for riding a motorbike in Thailand

    Motorbikes and scooters are the most popular mode of transport in Thailand, and most of south east asia. The 110cc step-thru is ubiquitous. Most just go and go and go – they’re astonishly reliable

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    ‘The Heroes’ unveiled in Chiang Rai

    A 13 x 3 metre mural has become the latest step in immortalising the Tham Luang cave rescue for generations to come. The mural will shortly be moved to be part of an exhibit which will be constructed at the front of the mouth of the caves. “The Heroes” is a canvas painting which portrays the story and the many, many people involved in the dramatic rescue of the 13 Mu Pa football team members from the Mae Sai caves earlier this month

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    Online poker casino smashed in Klong Toei raid

    Thailand’s favourite crime buster, Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, aka ‘Big Joke’, has arrested 58 Chinese nationals running casino operations in an upmarket tower block in Bangkok’s Klong Toei district. Daily News is reporting that a large cache of evidence in the form of computers, notebooks, phones and account books was recovered during the raid on two sections of the PS Tower last night (Friday).

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    Phuket honours HM The King on his 66th birthday

    A host of special ceremonies are being held across Phuket today to honor and celebrate HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s 66th Birthday. The first ceremony, which got underway at 6.30am, was presided over by Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong offering alms to 67 monks as part of a blessing ceremony to honor HM The King at Queen Sirikit Park in Phuket Town. Also this morning, university officials and members of the public came together to pledge allegiance to HM The King during a ceremony at Phuket Rajabhat University’s meeting hall

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    Clawing back the tiger population

    (10 minute read) The plight of the Indochinese Tiger is a particular passion for The Thaiger. As a leading sponsor of SaveWildTigers.org we applaud all the work being done in Thailand and around South East Asia in support of the survival of the species. By Piyaporn Wongruang Ahead of the Global Tiger Day on Sunday, July 29, lead tiger researchers and advocates come together to address critical threats against tigers as much as means to help conserve them

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    Body of missing Indian man washed up on Karon Beach

    The Phuket Tourist Police have confirmed the discovery of the body of an Indian man who has been missing in the seas off Karon Beach since Wednesday (July 25).

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    Thailand joins the relief effort as more than 6,000 people displaced in Laos flood

    PHOTOS: The Nation Flooding in southern Laos is starting to subside as the search continues for missing people with more than 6,000 people displaced from their homes following the flash flood on Monday. The collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam in the southern Lao province of Attapeu has left at least 26 people dead and an estimated 100 missing as of yesterday. International support from both the private and government sectors is pouring into Laos after the country’s southeastern Attapeu province was hit by a severe flash flood following the collapse of a hydropower saddle dam. Thai company Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Pcl, which is involved in the joint venture to construct the failed Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam, has given an initial assistance of approximately 5 million baht to Laos, the company’s public relations department said yesterday.

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    Police raid Thalang houses, seize 207 kilograms of drugs

    Police raided four target areas in Thalang over the past week in a continuation of their crackdown on drugs.