Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

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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: seahis.com 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.

  • Phuket Harmony World Puppet Festival 2018 – Sponsorship available now

    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

  • One night in Bangkok – 45 arrested for drugs and 91 for street racing

    One night in Bangkok – 45 arrested for drugs and 91 for street racing

    It’s been a busy night in Bangkok with nearly 140 people detained or arrested over street racing and others testing positive for illicit drugs at just one late night venue. Ninety-one motorcyclists and pillion riders were arrested las night (Friday) in an ongoing crackdown on street racing in the capital

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    93 more rounded up in nationwide immigration stings

    PHOTO: All smiles as Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal poses with some of the foreigners rounded up in the latest sting. Tourist police searched 118 locations around the country yesterday (Wednesday) and arrested another 93 foreigners for entering and living in Thailand illegally. Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of the Tourist Police Bureau, held a press conference at the Monthian Hotel in Bangkok’s Bang Rak district to announce the results of the 9th X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner Operation

  • 5 people dead following storms in 36 provinces

    5 people dead following storms in 36 provinces

    5 people are dead and 3,758 homes in 36 provinces have been damaged by storms over the past week. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Chayapol Thitisak reported on the damage yesterday

  • 300,000 baht stolen – 5,000 baht reimbursed

    300,000 baht stolen – 5,000 baht reimbursed

    FILE PHOTO Thai Channel 7 TV is reporting a story about safes being removed from hotel rooms in Bangkok last Friday. According to the story there were two safes removed from the Sukhumvit road hotels, along with 300,000 baht, passports and documents. But, according to the law, the hotel were only obliged to reimburse the victims 5,000 baht in compensation.

  • Road toll keeps rising as authorities claim tight enforcement

    Road toll keeps rising as authorities claim tight enforcement

    Whilst the road toll is mounting and drunk drivers’ cars impounded at record numbers, authorities must be scratching their head wondering what they need to do to stem the disgraceful annual carnage on Thailand’s roads during Songkran. Even as police claimed to push stricter law enforcement to lower crimes during the Songkran Festival, the increase in the number of accidents, injuries and deaths on the road on the third day of this year’s “seven dangerous days” raises doubts whether the preventive measures are working. The Road Safety Centre yesterday reported that after the first three of the seven day reporting period, the number of road fatalities, injuries and accidents were all higher than during the same period of last year

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    Longer Songkran holiday break = more accidents

    Extended celebrations for the 2018 Songkran Festival are being blamed for an increase in road accidents involving drunk driving, but the Interior Ministry is assuring that the country’s roads will be safer this year due to more traffic checkpoints and strict law enforcement.