Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

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    Seven die in motorway smash

    PHOTOS: @js100radio Seven people have been killed and four others wounded in a multiple-vehicle crash at Chonburi on the Bangkok inbound lane of Motor Way last night (Friday). The accident involving an 18 wheel truck, a 10 wheel truck, an SUV and a pick-up truck at the 57+800 kilometre marker happened around 7pm, resulting in a severe traffic jam.

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    Tight security in Bangkok and Northeast ahead of pro-election rallies

    Authorities are tightening security in Bangkok and the Northeast provinces today as pro-election activists gather to march to Government House with an ultimatum to hold a general election by late this year, not next year as the junta plans. A few hundreds activists led by the Democratic Restoration Group gathered yesterday at Thammasat University’s Tha Prachan campus less than 5 kilometres from the country’s administrative hub. Their plan to stay overnight at the campus was prohibited by police.

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    Ginja Taste Restaurant named one of Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants 2018

    Executive Chef Dietmar Spitzer (5nd from right) alongside with Mr. Libor Secka (7th from left), Director of Food & Beverage posed together with their dedicated Food & Beverage team JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa in Mai Khao has added to its global reputation with its authentic Thai restaurant. Ginja Taste recently receiving the gastronomic award in an annual Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurants 2018, a respected guide to the best of fine dining in Thailand and reliable source for Thailand’s foodies.

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    ‘Furious Aunties’ receive 1.47 million baht compensation, pending appeal

    A Bangkok family could receive more than 1.47 million baht compensation for inconvenience because of the authorities’ failure to prevent “illegal markets” from operating around their house if the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) loses its appeal against a lower court verdict. The Central Administrative Court on Wednesday decided to award compensation to the Saengyoktrakarn family and also ordered the relevant authorities to ensure there were no markets or stalls around the family’s house. “I agree with the decision to remove the market

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    Some psychiatric medications, plus too much water, can be deadly in summer heat

    Health officials are warning people taking medication for psychiatric problems, particularly schizophrenia, to limit their water intake in the summer heat. Mental Health experts are advising that the thirst resulting as a side effect of commonly prescribed medications could prompt people to drink too much water and leave them at risk of contracting potentially deadly hyponatremia.

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    Recharge Your Batteries at Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin

    Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, Asia’s first integrated Holiday Inn hotel and water park, has demonstrated its commitment to innovation and sustainability by installing Hua Hin’s first electric car charging station. Launched in partnership with leading renewable energy company Energy Mahanakhon, the new ‘EA Anywhere’ charging station is a state-of-the-art facility that meets IEC international standards and can support all types of electric vehicle, including hybrid plug-ins (PHEVs) and battery-operated vehicles (BEVs).

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    South East Asia hotel investor’s summit kicks off in BKK Monday

    PHOTOS: The largest investor summit for hotel owners and investors in south east asia kicks off in Bangkok May 14 & 15. The event is being held at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit.

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    Phuket Harmony World Puppet Festival 2018 – Sponsorship available now

    Puppeteers from around the world are expected to descend on Phuket in early November for the Phuket Harmony World Puppet Festival 2018.

  • Wipawee wins in Krabi – fifth win of the year

    Wipawee wins in Krabi – fifth win of the year

    Wipawee Pratumsuwan after winning in Krabi Race favourite Wipawee Pratumsuwan racked up yet another title, clocking 1:36.34 hours to win the women’s 21km race at the Bangkok Airways Krabi Half Marathon yesterday (Sunday). The 27 year old assistant teacher, who spends most of her weekends competing, clocked eight minutes faster than runner-up Siriphat Bootjen, who crossed the finish line in 1:44.48 hours. “I’m happy that I won again but I just wish I’d run it faster