Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • Woman falls to her death from Bangkok hotel

    Woman falls to her death from Bangkok hotel

    A Portuguese woman has died after an incident at a Bangkok hotel in the Maha Preuktharam sub-district this morning. The 24 year old was found dead around at 8am Sunday morning after falling, or jumping, from a sixth floor open deck of a the hotel.

  • Another 522 law breaking foreigners rounded up in crackdown

    Another 522 law breaking foreigners rounded up in crackdown

    Round ’em up. Ship ’em out.

  • Thai Tapas at Ginja – a truly remarkable taste sensation

    Thai Tapas at Ginja – a truly remarkable taste sensation

    I am invited to special dinners many times a week and most are wonderful nights exploring new flavors and presentation at some of the island’s best restaurants. Last night was exceptional and beautifully presented at the award-winning Ginja Taste in Mai Khao

  • Air pollution in Bangkok improved over the weekend, marathon goes ahead

    Air pollution in Bangkok improved over the weekend, marathon goes ahead

    PHOTO: Thai PBS Air quality around Bangkok had sufficiently improved for the running of a charity marathon in the capital yesterday morning. 16,000 runners took part in the marathon yesterday from the Ratchamangala stadium in Hua Mark, through central Bangkok and to the finish line at the Democracy monument on Rajdamnoen road. The race organisers say they were closely monitoring updates on the pollution situation before it was declared safe for the race to begin. About 50 medical staff were deployed to provide help in case any competitors showed signs of stress during the run. And water cannons were used at four locations along the route to spray water into the air providing a respite from the heat and some very localised instant air cleaning.

  • Chacheongsao rubber plantation fire under control after 15 hours

    Chacheongsao rubber plantation fire under control after 15 hours

    A huge fire, which had already destroyed more than half of a 400 rai rubber plantation in Chacheongsao province, was finally brought under control at 1.30pm yesterday. The deputy provincial governor Prasong Khongkhaoroptham said the fire had raised worries of adding to Bangkok’s air-pollution woes. Chacheongsao province is directly to the east of the Thai capital. Investigation into the cause of the fire in Sanam Chai Khet district is underway, he said

  • Limit use of joss sticks and incense – Chinese New Year ‘pollution’

    Limit use of joss sticks and incense – Chinese New Year ‘pollution’

    PHOTOS: The Nation by Pratch Rukivanarom Doctors are urging people not to burn joss paper as offerings over Chinese New Year. They’re also recommending to limit incense-burning and fireworks during this year’s celebrations this week to prevent hazardous emissions.

  • Government apologises for Bangkok air pollution and smog

    Government apologises for Bangkok air pollution and smog

    The Government has conceded to Bangkok citizens about the air pollution that continues to disrupt lives and threaten their health.

  • Students sent to hospital after suffering food poisoning from school lunch

    Students sent to hospital after suffering food poisoning from school lunch

    70 secondary students from the Jian Hua School in Nakhon Pathom’s Bang Len district suffered food poisoning after school lunch yesterday. Nakhon Pathom is the province to the west of Bangkok. 25 of the affected students were sent to Supan Buri’s 17th Somdet Phra Sangkharat Hospital suffering from severe diarrhoea, vomiting and seizures.

  • 400cc Nightclub raided in Bangkok. 92 test positive for drugs.

    400cc Nightclub raided in Bangkok. 92 test positive for drugs.

    by Kittipong Maneerit Another Bangkok nightclub has been raided as police crackdown on some clubs on the city’s outer limits. The 400cc nightclub was raided revealing at least 40 patrons under the age of 20. Meanwhile, 92 patrons tested positive for substance abuse and 26 of them under the legal drinking age

  • Bangkok air pollution reduction schemes  – FAIL

    Bangkok air pollution reduction schemes – FAIL

    OPINION Smog, air pollution, air quality, PM2.5 micron particulate. If you live in Bangkok it’s all the same thing. Four water-carrying drones took off from Bangkok City Hall this morning to join three fire engines in the latest assault on health-threatening haze