Artikel tagged “News”

  • 3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    3.6 million coronation souvenir coins ordered

    The Treasury has reported that orders have been placed for more than 3.6 million souvenir coins of different models that are being especially minted to mark the May 4 coronation of His Majesty the King.

  • Driver killed and 10 Burmese workers injured in Tak crash

    Driver killed and 10 Burmese workers injured in Tak crash

    by Pipat Jongmeekwamsook A van driver has been killed and 10 migrant workers injured after the passenger van careered into a roadside ditch and hit a tree in Khamphaeng Phet in Thailand’s central west today.

  • World Bank downgrades Thailand’s 2019 GDP growth to 3.8%

    World Bank downgrades Thailand’s 2019 GDP growth to 3.8%

    The World Bank is downgrading Thailand’s growth projections to 3.8% from 3.9% for 2019. This compares to last year’s 4.1% GDP. The Bank says that export growth has shrunk to 5.7% from last year’s 5.9%.

  • Phuket’s seastead couple remain elusive

    Phuket’s seastead couple remain elusive

    The Seastead may be under 24 hour guard at the Port of Phuket but the couple who were staying in the structure offshore from Phuket, and have become the international face of the seastead experiment, remain elusive. According to Phuket’s deputy police chief Pol Colonel Witoon Kongsudjai, their mobile phone signal identified the couple’s last known location as Tarutao Island in Satun province

  • Thanathorn faces more charges from EC over media shares

    Thanathorn faces more charges from EC over media shares

    Future Forward’s Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the 40 year old leader of the new party, has cut short his trip to Europe over an ‘unexpected incident’ The Thai Election Commission yesterday unanimously resolved to press charges against Thanathorn over an alleged violation of Thai media shareholding rules.

  • Soldier attacked and killed by her husband over alleged affair in Rawai

    Soldier attacked and killed by her husband over alleged affair in Rawai

    A female soldier has been attacked and killed by her soldier husband over an alleged sexual affair in Rawai today. The Chalong Police were notified of the incident at 8.30am this morning at a hotel on Patak Road in Rawai

  • Mother says customer paying for sex with 5 year old daughter was girl’s father

    Mother says customer paying for sex with 5 year old daughter was girl’s father

    PHOTOS: tnews.co.th A 28 year old woman, arrested in Chachoengsao, east of Bangkok, for allegedly selling her five year old daughter for sex, has revealed to police that the 52 year old customer who was allegedly caught in the act, and arrested at the time, was the young girl’s biological father. The woman – whose name is being withheld to protect the victim’s identity – had reportedly taken the child twice weekly to be molested and raped by the customer, identified only as ‘Winai’. The mother allegedly received 200-300 baht each time

  • Infamous ‘large’ passenger dies in Koh Samui

    Infamous ‘large’ passenger dies in Koh Samui

    PHOTOS: The Sun A 200 kilogram tourist, who forced flight crews to wipe his bum as he moaned with pleasure in January, has died on Koh Samui. The American, who hasn’t been named, died whilst staying on the Gulf island due to an undisclosed illness. But he has left an indelible memory in his wake.

  • Australian snorkeller collects trash at Kalim beach everyday

    Australian snorkeller collects trash at Kalim beach everyday

    PHOTOS: Patong Surf Life Saving An Australian man has been seen collecting trash in the waters just off Kalim beach in Patong every day over the past month. The Patong Surf Life Saving team report that they have seen the foreign man, an Australian national, collecting trash near the shoreline at Kalim Beach every day

  • Officers inspect Karon Beach following complaints of sun lounge zoning

    Officers inspect Karon Beach following complaints of sun lounge zoning

    Officers  inspected Karon Beach after they have received a complaint that beach sun lounges were creeping back and taking more than the 10 percent regulation zoning. The ubiquitous white plastic lounge chairs, that used to cover up vast swathes of Phuket’s popular beaches were all but banned when the NCPO took over government in 2014. Since, 10 percent zones have been permitted on most west coast beaches.