Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • Northern provinces choking on toxic haze and air pollution again

    Northern provinces choking on toxic haze and air pollution again

    by Kriangkrai Rattana, Panwich Yoodee, Nathawat Laping  Northern provinces are again choking from dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles, air pollution and smog. The harmful haze is being worsened by smoke from forest fires on the other side of the Myanmar border, with a satellite images showing 1,035 hot spots in the neighbouring country, and another 516 in Thailand (123 of which were in the North, with only two in Chiang Rai). Readings around Chiang Rai at noon With border district Mae Sai topping the North’s PM2.5 peak for two consecutive days, residents were told to avoid outdoor activities

  • Bangkok woman gives birth in the back of a taxi!

    Bangkok woman gives birth in the back of a taxi!

    PHOTO MONTAGE: Thai Rath So you’re on your way to hospital with a passenger in the back of your taxi who says she’s going to have a baby – soon.

  • 34 year old found hanged from Bangkok pedestrian walkway

    34 year old found hanged from Bangkok pedestrian walkway

    A 34 year old man has been found hanged from a pedestrian bridge in the Bangkok’s Wang Thong Lang district.Passersby found the man hanged from the rail guard the bridge earlier today (Saturday). The body of 34 year old Thanet Nakduang was spotted just after midnight by a passerby walking over the pedestrian walkway in front of Soi Pradit Manutham 6 in Klong Chao Khun Sing subdistrict.

  • Netflix scores production coup with major documentary about cave rescue

    Netflix scores production coup with major documentary about cave rescue

    The world’s leading TV streaming service ‘Netflix’ is bringing the drama of the Tham Luang cave rescue to the small screen. The 13 young football players will net around 3 million baht each, with other monies going to other volunteer services and foundations. The international rescue of the 13 young footballers, who were trapped for nearly two weeks in a cave in Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang caves last year will be made into a full documentary series.

  • “Might undermine the Thai constitutional monarchy” – Charter Court

    “Might undermine the Thai constitutional monarchy” – Charter Court

    The Constitutional Court has disbanded the Thai Raksa Chart Party for nominating a member of the Royal Family as its candidate for PM in the forthcoming election. The ruling said that such a move “might undermine” the Thai constitutional monarchy system, which placed the monarchy above politics

  • Woman decapitated as Bangkok bus careers out of control off bridge downramp

    Woman decapitated as Bangkok bus careers out of control off bridge downramp

    PHOTOS: matichon.co.th A 33 year old woman has died after a bus, on Route 115 in Bangkok, suffered ‘brake failure’ (sigh)  on the down-ramp of a bridge in Bangkapi, Bangkok. Thai Rath describes the grisly scene as the victim’s decapitated body lay in the middle of the road and human remains splattering roadside vendors

  • Two lawyers killed in alleged hit and run – Surin

    Two lawyers killed in alleged hit and run – Surin

    Police say a road incident where two lawyers were killed and the driver injured in Surin province’s Sangkha district, might have been a hit and run. Duangthip Hangchaidee and Issara Charoenpittaya were killed and their driver 30 year old driver Napat Plobmuang was injured in yesterday’s accident on the main road in Ban Nong Yoh village, Tambon Takong.

  • 206 motorcyclists fined 1000 baht in one hour for riding on footpath

    206 motorcyclists fined 1000 baht in one hour for riding on footpath

    “Excuse me Sir, may I relieve you of 1,000 baht for riding on the footpath?” Is it a new crackdown on motorcyclists riding on the footpaths in Bangkok?

  • Man allegedly dumps disabled wife on Bangkok roadside

    Man allegedly dumps disabled wife on Bangkok roadside

    Police have arrested a man after his partially paralysed wife was found on a roadside in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district last night. The husband, Wichai Kasak, claims his wife got out of his car when he stopped to buy dinner. He says that he had then driven around to try to locate her before eventually learning she was at the Bang Khen police station.

  • Bangkok Airways spending 3 billion on new planes, airports

    Bangkok Airways spending 3 billion on new planes, airports

    PHOTO: A Bangkok Airways ATR 72-600 dwarfed by a Thai Airways ‘jumbo’ Bangkok Airways is putting aside 3 billion baht to finance two new aircraft to support their growing passenger numbers.