Artikel tagged “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.

  • Sleeping woman’s lucky escape from a snake bite in Bangkok home – VIDEO

    Sleeping woman’s lucky escape from a snake bite in Bangkok home – VIDEO

    PHOTO: Screenshot from ‘ นายช่าง อ้วนดำ’ Facebook  A sleeping woman has narrowly escaped a snake bite in her Bangkok home this week. The video has been posted by a woman’s son with a message saying, “The incident has happened in my house this week.” The snake was identified as a python. “My mother has escaped from being bitten by a snake while she was sleeping

  • 126 Grand Palace taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, arrested

    126 Grand Palace taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, arrested

    PHOTOS: The Nation One of the biggest targets for scammers has always been the Grand Palace in Bangkok, mostly because it has such a high concentration of tourists visiting any time of the year. Google ‘scams in Thailand’ and you’ll always be reading about the creative ways taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, have of parting tourists from their cash around the Grand Palace. But today, troops, tourist police and officials from several agencies rounded up 126 Thai taxi and tuk tuk drivers for allegedly taking advantage of foreign tourists around Bangkok’s busy Grand Palace

  • Alleged Bangkok money truck robber arrested

    Alleged Bangkok money truck robber arrested

    PHOTOS: The Nation Police have arrested a 19 year old man who allegedly stole 7.27 million baht from a Bangkok money truck last Saturday.

  • Thai Airways cancels flights to Pakistan and Europe, temporary

    Thai Airways cancels flights to Pakistan and Europe, temporary

    Thai Airways International has cancelled all flights to and from Pakistan and Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India. Latest in the tensions between India and Pakistan HERE . The flights cancelled on Wednesday night were TG341 and TG342 on the Bangkok-Karachi-Bangkok route, the TG345 and TG 346 Bangkok-Lahore-Bangkok flights and TG349 and TG350 Bangkok-Islamabad-Bangkok flights

  • Temple revellers interrupt school exam in Bangkok

    Temple revellers interrupt school exam in Bangkok

    It’s been a Dharma drama after men celebrating a next door ordination ceremony didn’t respond well to the adjacent school asking them to turn down the music.

  • Thai AirAsia looking to purchase stake in local rival Nok Air

    Thai AirAsia looking to purchase stake in local rival Nok Air

    Having a cashed-up and aggressive competitor looking to buy a stake in Nok Air will send more shudders down the corridors of the lumbering local behometh, Thai Airways. Asia Aviation, the majority shareholders of Thailand’s low-cost Air Asia franchise Thai AirAsia, says it was considering buying a stake in local rival Nok Airlines. The announcement has sent Nok’s share prices soaring.

  • Plastic surgery furore and first transgender contestant at Miss Universe in Bangkok

    Plastic surgery furore and first transgender contestant at Miss Universe in Bangkok

    PHOTO: Spain’s Angela Ponce becomes first trans woman to compete for Miss Universe After the beauty dust has settled and the glitter is wiped away, it seems all is not well with the latest Miss Universe Pageant. Taking place in Bangkok recently, new revelations have surfaced surrounding one of its entrants and, notably, her plastic surgeon

  • Man arrested over 50 million baht scam

    Man arrested over 50 million baht scam

    A man has been arrested for allegedly defrauding around 100 stock market investors of about 50 million baht. Pol Lt Gen Suchate Hakparn, the Immigration Bureau chief who also heads the economic crime centre, says 52 year old Jittaraphon Nisarat was arrested on Tuesday at his apartment in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district.

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