Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Event Round-Up – May

    Event Round-Up – May

    with The Sponsorship Experts Those with a love for shopping should head to Pattaya for the Thailand One Stop Shopping Expo Pattaya, on until 5 May. With more than 47,000 square metres of floor space, TOSSE Pattaya is Thailand’s largest shopping expo with departments showcasing everything from Wedding; Electronics; Garden & Pet; Baby & Family and Fashion. Visit https://www.facebook.com/OneStopShoppingExpo/ for more information.

  • Thon Buri pub raid, 38 patrons test positive for drugs

    Thon Buri pub raid, 38 patrons test positive for drugs

    Sur-PRIIISE! Troops and police have raided a nightclub in Bangkok’s Thon Buri district at 3am this morning and found that 38 of its patrons tested positive to illicit drug use. The Bangkok office of the Internal Security Operations Command conducted the early morning raid against the Wave Pub (formerly known as the Poseidon Pub) on Ratchadapisek Road in Talad Plu sub-district. The unit was joined by ISOC officials and anti-narcotics police from the Talad Plu police station.

  • Bangkok named most popular city for Japanese tourists

    Bangkok named most popular city for Japanese tourists

    Thai PM Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says he was happy after hearing that Bangkok was named the most popular destination for Japanese tourists during their Golden Week, a five-day long holiday which begins in late April. The survey was conducted by Agoda, the online booking platform. Pattaya and Phuket were also ranked among the most popular destinations at #4 and #10 respectively.

  • Na-Oh, taking off daily into a brand new culinary adventure

    Na-Oh, taking off daily into a brand new culinary adventure

    PHOTOS: The Nation | Na-Oh A restaurant with a theme, a grand gothic theme – a flying vessel taking survivors of a post-apocalyptic world to a safe zone. Na-Oh (a play on Noah and his journey-to-safety story) promises that its menu will constantly change to reflect a new theme set by the restaurant every three or four months, usually reflective of the various destinations the ‘journey’ will take you.

  • Bus crashes off the road in Khon Kaen

    Bus crashes off the road in Khon Kaen

    PHOTOS: Pudtayan Banphai Rescue Foundation Many passengers have been injured following a bus crash in Khon Kaen, north-east Thailand this morning. The Pudtayan Banphai Rescue Foundation reports that the bus was traveling from Bangkok to Nongkhai in northeast Thailand

  • Central and north swelter with threats of summer storms

    Central and north swelter with threats of summer storms

    The mercury shot up to 40C in Bangkok yesterday and 35 other provinces in north and north-east Thailand also experienced hot to very hot weather amid brewing summer tropical storms. The Thai Meteorological Department pointed to the hot low pressure cell covering upper Thailand and the southerly and southeasterly winds prevailing over the North, the Northeast, the Central, the East, and the South regions throughout this week. Bangkok’s forecast They are warning residents to avoid outdoor activities and beware of gusty winds by staying away from big trees, unsecured buildings, and billboards is there are signs of thunderstorms brewing in the skies

  • Junta warned to be careful targeting rivals with petty litigation

    Junta warned to be careful targeting rivals with petty litigation

    PHOTO: Piyabutr Sangkanokkul reports to police yesterday using the, now popular, anti-government three-finger salute – The Nation by Kai Chanwanpen While members of pro-democracy parties continue to be targeted with politically-motivated lawsuits, a political scientist is warning this tactic of eliminating political rivals through trivial matters of law could backfire and lead to a legitimacy crisis down the track. In the latest case, the Future Forward Party secretary-general Piyabutr Sangkanokkul yesterday acknowledged the charges pressed against him by the ruling NCPO, whose chief is a prime ministerial candidate after the March 24 election. “Seeking advantage over rivals is common in politics.

  • Severe localised storms predicted for central, north and north-east until April 16

    Severe localised storms predicted for central, north and north-east until April 16

    FILE PHOTO The meteorological office (TMD) says there could be localised severe thunder storms for the entire upper area of the country until Tuesday. The north, north-east, eastern seaboard and central regions, including Bangkok and surrounding areas could all be randomly hit by tropical thunderstorms.