Artikel tagged “News”

  • Long queues and poor arrangements greet early Thai voters in KL

    Long queues and poor arrangements greet early Thai voters in KL

    PHOTO: Thai PBS A long queue of waiting voters spilled out of the Thai embassy compound in Kuala Lumpur during yesterday’s early voting.

  • Three died, three injured in Chiang Mai road crash

    Three died, three injured in Chiang Mai road crash

    Three people were killed and three others injured when their car hit a power pole on the Chiang Mai-Hod road in Chiang Mai’s Doi Lor district early today (Saturday). The vehicle overturned after it hit the pole. Emergency responders and rescuers from the Putthasawan Nopparat Foundation had to use iron cutters (Jaws of Life) to extract the bodies from the vehicle

  • Is Thailand falling behind in the startup race? Techsauce Global Summit Bangkok

    Is Thailand falling behind in the startup race? Techsauce Global Summit Bangkok

    PHOTO: Oranuch Lerdsuwankij, CEO and co-founder of summit organiser Techsauce Media b y Asina Pornwasin  Oranuch Lerdsuwankij, CEO and co-founder of summit organiser Techsauce Media, underlined the forthcoming conference’s importance as a platform for tech enthusiasts across different industries to discuss digital knowledge, ideas and experiences. She says the summit is bringing tangible changes to the tech ecosystem across Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries. The summit will be held at Centara Grand at CentralWorld on June 19 & 20, 2019, “For this year, we picked issues around our theme, celebrating world-changing technologies, to broaden views of how technology creates a huge impact on our world and affects big-name companies as well as the general pubic,” said Oranuch.

  • Chiang Rai motorcyclist flees police leaving behind a bag with 200,000 meth pills

    Chiang Rai motorcyclist flees police leaving behind a bag with 200,000 meth pills

    FILE PHOTO 200,000 methamphetamine pills have been seized following a road chase in Chiang Rai’s Thoeng district but, again, the suspect managed to flee.

  • Phuket’s aircraft selfies to be moved from end of runway

    Phuket’s aircraft selfies to be moved from end of runway

    PHOTO: Teerasak Saksritawee Phuket airport authorities are looking to restrict photography of aircraft from the northern end of Nai Yang beach, at the western end of the single Phuket International Airport runway. The beach has been a popular photo opportunity for visitors but is causing additional aviation safety concerns as the photography and airport traffic increase. Phuket Airport deputy director Wichit Kaewsaithiam says that public access will have to be pushed back along the beach.

  • Tourist ransacks hotel bathroom before falling from second floor

    Tourist ransacks hotel bathroom before falling from second floor

    An unidentified western tourist has ransacked a Pattaya hotel toilet before injuring three policemen who tried to arrest him. The tourist was then badly injured when he fell from the second floor of the hotel trying to escape through a window of the hotel in South Pattaya. Police, at this stage, have been unable to identify the man and are waiting for doctors at the hospital to provide access to the man when he is able to be questioned

  • UPDATE: Taxi driver shot dead in Patong

    UPDATE: Taxi driver shot dead in Patong

    A taxi driver was shot and killed in Patong this morning, apparently over an ongoing dispute at a taxi rank they worked at together. Patong police headed to the scene at 10.20am on Phra Metta Road (aka. Phang Muang Sai Kor Road) in Patong (third road back from the beach). The incident occurred at a make-shift taxi stand between The Marina and the Three by APK Hotel, heading south on Sai Kor Road on the left hand side.

  • Fire engulfs textile factory in Chon Buri

    Fire engulfs textile factory in Chon Buri

    PHOTO: The Nation A fire has partially destroyed two warehouses at a textile factory in Chon Buri’s Ban Bueng district, north-east of Pattaya. The fire started at the Dtex Industry Company factory in Moo 1 village in Tambon Map Phai before 6:30am yesterday morning.

  • Rawai luxury villas on ‘pause’ along Ao Sane beach

    Rawai luxury villas on ‘pause’ along Ao Sane beach

    PHOTOS: Chatchanon Na Thalang Rawai Municipality have put a halt to the construction of the controversial luxury villas being constructed on the cliffs overlooking Ao Sane Beach. The municipal building officers say a pool and spa were found under construction, in contravention with the approved plans

  • Enthusiastic Dutch lover gets his marching orders in Koh Samui

    Enthusiastic Dutch lover gets his marching orders in Koh Samui

    SCREENSAVE: Channel Seven News A Dutch man, who fell fell in love with a Thai female staffer at the resort where he was staying in Koh Samui, wouldn’t take no for an answer. The incident is reported to have happened at the Lamai Hill Villa. Channel Seven news says the issue became an obsession for him, convinced his good looks would win the heart of the Thai woman being pursued