Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

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    Somtam scores number 5 in the world’s top 500 Lonely Planet Eatlist

    PHOTO: Somtam, Bangkok’s spicy contribution to the world’s Top 500 foodie finds A list of the world’s top 500 gastronomic experiences seems an impossible task to put together. Lonely Planet have sent out their culinary aficionados and they’ve come back with rankings, 1 to 500.

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    Tourists give a thumbs-down to the ‘new’ Khao San Road

    PHOTO: The Nation “You are destroying the life and soul of the city – and we are not coming back!” Take that BMA! as tourists give a big thumbs down and slap in the face to authorities who have tried to sanitise the trashy tourist magnet.

  • Ouch! Pickup collides into 30 million dollar car.

    Ouch! Pickup collides into 30 million dollar car.

    If you’re going to collide with another vehicle your best bet is a small dent on a Honda Jazz or Toyota – cars which have lots of cheap spare parts around. And no one harmed of course

  • Former Thai actor arrested over Bitcoin scam

    Former Thai actor arrested over Bitcoin scam

    A once-popular actor has been charged with convincing foreigners to transfer to him more than 5,500 bitcoins as an investment. (5,500 Bitcoin are worth around 210,000 baht or US$6,300 each as of today) Police picked up 27 year old Jiratphisit Jarawitchit today at midday at a shopping mall in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district. The Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for him and six alleged accomplices on July 26

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    Chinese media invited to Phuket to check on marine safety updates

    Deputy Commander of the Tourist Police Bureau based in Bangkok, Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn, was in Phuket over the weekend (twice) and yesterday (Sunday) led Chinese media to follow up on marine safety measures on the island. A team of officers led 24 Chinese journalists from 12 Chinese media outlets were invited to Phuket to follow up on marine safety measures implemented since the July 6 boating disaster. The Tourism and Sports Ministry, and the TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand) are in a frenzy to renew Chinese tourist confidence after years of avoidable deaths, especially in bus and marine accidents.

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    Top 10 overseas destinations for Chinese travellers

    As the Chinese middle class continues to grow, more Chinese are eager to travel. For a country that was mostly closed off to the rest of the world for a thousand years, the Chinese are now looking abroad for their holidays. Ctrip , China’s largest online travel agency, saw bookings for overseas luxury hotels surge nearly 50 percent year-on-year, according to the Ctrip Hotel College Data Research Centre

  • Bangkok cat owner faces cruelty charges

    Bangkok cat owner faces cruelty charges

    WARNING: This story may be stressful for some readers The animal rights group Watchdog Thailand has filed a complaint with the police against a cat adopter for allegedly repeatedly abusing his pet by hanging it and beating it until it became “depressed”. Watchdog Thailand posted on Facebook that it has filed a complaint with Bueng Koom police, who had allowed the previous owner to rescue the cat

  • University lecturer and ‘hi-so’ man arrested for soliciting sex with U18 males

    University lecturer and ‘hi-so’ man arrested for soliciting sex with U18 males

    The Royal Thai Police’s Anti Trafficking in Persons Division has arrested two men for allegedly buying sex from two males under 18 year of age.

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    Event Round-Up with The Sponsorship Experts – August 2018

    by Paul Poole The running craze continues in August with races held throughout the country. The month starts off with Bangkok Airways Phuket Marathon 2018 on August 5 where runners can choose between three distances, 21, 10 and five kilometres, and CIMB Thai Triathlon for ASEAN Day 2018, also on August 5. Perfect for beginners, the event allows participants to sign up for a variety of races, including the Individual Standard Triathlon, the Individual Sprint Triathlon, the Individual Duathlon and the Team Relay Standard Triathlon.

  • Gang of four kids steal BKK woman’s Honda Wave

    Gang of four kids steal BKK woman’s Honda Wave

    Four young Thais have been caught red-handed stealing a woman’s motorbike in Thonburi, on the western banks of the Chao Phraya in Bangkok. Posted by Wanchana Ariya, she laments about the “youth of today” and the “future of the nation” in her Facebook page.