Artikel tagged “children”

  • Assistant coach sacrificed his own health for the good of the team

    Assistant coach sacrificed his own health for the good of the team

    PHOTO: Sanook The 25 year old assistant coach had sacrificed his own health for the sake of the twelve boys under his charge. Sanook is reporting that Navy Seals, who have been with the team, made the claims when they spoke to reporters.

  • Dodgy dentists charged over low-cost dental braces

    Dodgy dentists charged over low-cost dental braces

    The Children and Women Protection Sub-Division of the police on Saturday confiscated dental braces and improper equipment from two Bangkok shops alleged to having provided illegal dental brace placement services, said sub-division superintendent Pol Colonel Jirakrit Jaruyapat. The simultaneous raid of “Ploy” and “Pink” shops at the Sai Tai Mai Centre Market in Taling Chan district on Saturday night also led to the arrest of two shop owners – 37 year old Suthan (last name withheld) and 24 year old Pornthira (last name withheld) Jirakrit told the press conference at 11pm following the bust.

  • Kids aged six and seven swamping tourist police emergency line with prank calls

    Kids aged six and seven swamping tourist police emergency line with prank calls

    Prank calls are a problem for emergency hotlines everywhere in the world. Even the demure, outwardly polite Thai kids are getting in on the act these days. Three children, aged just six and seven, were among eight callers that have made 644 calls in total to the tourist police’s emergency line, keeping the 1155 number needlessly occupied

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    Heading to Phang Nga Bay

    By Mark Knowles Caught up in the daily routines of living and working in Phuket, it’s all too easy to forget that you have some of the most amazing natural attractions in the world right on your door step.

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    Chiang Mai wakes up to floods this morning

    PHOTO: Chiang Mai Citylife Downtown Chiang Mai has hit by flash floods this morning (Thursday) following heavy rains on Wednesday night. Residents reported several roads with up to 20 to 40 centimetres of water, forcing kerbside shops to move their businesses to higher ground. Local authorities said the flooding started at 3am this morning.

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    Top Ten things to do this “green season” in Phuket

    There’s a bit of rain around. No worries. It’s rainy season and the island looks a lot better when it’s all green and we have to fill up the dams.

  • Seven year old Trang Twins marry in a big ceremony

    Seven year old Trang Twins marry in a big ceremony

    Tharaporn and Tharapong – seven year olds – are the children of Natthapong and Pilanthana Pankhong who own a big agricultural equipment supply firm in the southern Thai town. Some 1000 guests turned up for the ceremony that is held to satisfy old beliefs that by so doing the twins will avoid misfortune and live a long life

  • The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The fate of the Good Shepherd Learning Centre Phuket is a matter of concern.

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    Family Day for Krabi’s 111 year old granny

    The house of the oldest citizen in Krabi, 111 year old Pliew Petchpuang, in Plaipraya District, was filled with her children, grand and great children who gathered for the Family Day and Thai New Year. All of them dressed in Thai traditional outfit and gathered at the house to get blessed by the oldest family member

  • Krabi’s cleaning hero

    Krabi’s cleaning hero

    A 67 year old woman, Mookda Janan, a local from Krabi, has volunteered to broom a kilometre of local street twice everyday for the past 5 years. She brooms the streets in the morning and evening and cleans the sala on the side road of Phetchakasem Road in Klongtom District impressing the locals and setting a great example

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