Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

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    Tourists complain about thin elephant being forced to do party tricks

    PHOTOS: Mail Online is reporting that an adult elephant has been photographed performing in front of deserted audience seating at Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo, just south of Bangkok. With its bones clearly visible, a female elephant is seen balancing on two wooden tables before being led down and forced to walk across a metal tight rope. She pauses in the middle, turns around and walks back, according to the article .

  • Two foreigners arrested over cannabis oil raid in BKK

    Two foreigners arrested over cannabis oil raid in BKK

    PHOTO: The Nation A Canadian, a Brit and two Thais were arrested last week following a drug raid in Bangkok. 67 year old David Kulik from Canada was arrested last Monday in Chon Buri alongside 64 year old Brit, Joseph Toole. The Thai Narcotics Suppression Division raided the warehouse in the Bang Phli area of Samut Prakan, south of Bangkok, which they say they operated for over a year producing cannabis oil.

  • Australian officials urge Thai authorities to release Hakeem AlAraibi

    Australian officials urge Thai authorities to release Hakeem AlAraibi

    “FIFA, world soccer’s ruling body, is also calling on the Thai authorities to allow for the return of AlAraibi to Australia at “the earliest possible moment”. Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne is urging Thai authorities to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok for nearly two weeks

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    Police hunt gunman after man watching road racing is shot

    Police are searching for a gunman who has shot and critically injured a young man while he was watching motorcycle road racing on a Bangkok motorway. Prawet police say security camera footage shows the shooting incident at the outbound motorway in front of the Hua Mark mosque in Pattanakan subdistrict in Suan Luang district

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    More than 6,000 cyclists expected in Phuket’s Bike Un Ai Rak event today

    “All roads along the route will be closed from 2pm to 5pm today.” More than 5,500 Phuketians registered to participate in the Bike Un Ai Rak national cycling event on today. According to organisers, people can still register at the event today, but there will not be official T-shirts for them to wear (as you needed to register earlier to receive an event T-shirt).

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    Living with elephants – avoiding problems in Khao Yai national park

    Khao Yai National Park, north of Bangkok, is instructing tourists how not to anger the park’s wild elephants as they walk on or besides the roads. Tourists travelling to the national park from Prachin Buri Province at the Noen Hom entrance are likely to meet wild elephants in the morning and evening, according to national park officials. They are likely to encounter an elephant or a herd from the 4 kilometre marker all the way to the Haew Narok Waterfall

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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.

  • Thailand detains Taiwanese citizen over anti-China broadcasts

    Thailand detains Taiwanese citizen over anti-China broadcasts

    PHOTO: Taiwan News A Taiwanese businessman has been detained in Thailand for allegedly helping an underground online radio broadcast aimed at Chinese listeners. The allegations have come from Radio Free Asia (RFA)

  • Wild elephants kill official in Chachoengsao

    Wild elephants kill official in Chachoengsao

    FILE PHOTO A wildlife official in Chachoengsao, east of Bangkok, has been found dead after being kicked and dragged by wild elephants. Officials at the Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary in Sanam Chai Khet district revealed that one of their colleagues was found dead at 6am yesterday morning. The victim, 46 year old Manop Karasuk, was on the Monday night shift to watch out for wild elephants.

  • Wanted UK brothers arrested during a raid in Chonburi

    Wanted UK brothers arrested during a raid in Chonburi

    PHOTO: Thai Immigration Bureau Thai Immigration have filled in the details of an armed night raid earlier this week at a Chonburi hotel. The men arrested have been named as 43 year old Joseph Mulhare and his 38 year old brother Gregory Mulhare. Their arrest followed a cat and mouse game as the pair moved from Pattaya to Bangkok before they were eventually taken in at gunpoint in the early hours of Tuesday morning, this week.