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  • Headless body discovered washed up on beach south of Hua Hin

    Headless body discovered washed up on beach south of Hua Hin

    FILE PHOTO A headless body has been discovered on a remote Prachuap Khiri Khan province beach early today (Tuesday). Police report that a local fisherman found the body of the man just after midnight.

  • Air quality for Thailand – January 28

    Air quality for Thailand – January 28

    Central Thailand Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects Northern Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.

  • Boy seriously injured after mauling by dogs near Sarasin Bridge

    Boy seriously injured after mauling by dogs near Sarasin Bridge

    A seven year old boy has been seriously injured after being attacked and mauled by a group of dogs near Sarasin Bridge. Sarasin Bridge connects Phuket with the Thai mainland. The seven year old boy is Yueanyong ‘D-Max’ Chairab

  • Chinese tourists injured in Chalong ATV accident

    Chinese tourists injured in Chalong ATV accident

    Two Chinese tourists have sustained injuries after driving an ATV (All Terrain Vehicle – Dune Buggy) off the side of a hillside in Karon. Rescue workers heard about the accident on the Nark Kerd Hills in Karon at 4.20pm yesterday (Sunday). When they arrived they found the two injured female Chinese tourists

  • Fire destroys buildings in Phuket Town

    Fire destroys buildings in Phuket Town

    A fire has destroyed a building in Phuket Town, damaging nearby buildings before it was brought under control. Fire fighters at the Phuket City Municipality were notified of the incident at a building near Phuket Bus Terminal 1 in Phuket Town on Phang Nga Road at 8.53am. About 10 fire engines arrived to find the three storey building was in ablaze

  • “Look out for, and eliminate, domestic violence” – Pattaya seminar

    “Look out for, and eliminate, domestic violence” – Pattaya seminar

    PHOTO: Pattaya Mail Pattaya students and social workers are learning how to look out for, and eliminate, domestic violence against women and children. The seminar was held at the Pattaya City Hall last week. The Pattaya Mail reported that Wisit Pondok and his team from the Department of Women’s Affairs and Family Development spoke to the 100 students and 100 other social workers at the January 17 and 18 seminar.

  • Woman badly injured in Rayong car accident

    Woman badly injured in Rayong car accident

    PHOTOS: สื่อสาร 01 / Siam Rayong Rescue Foundation Rescue workers took two hours to free a woman from a car following a road incident in Rayong south east of Bangkok. The Siam Rayong Rescue Foundation has reported that they were notified of the incident in Rayong city at 7am this morning. Rescue workers arrived to find a car overturned after colliding at speed with a tree on the side of the road

  • So long, farewell – Yingluck says goodbye to Thai politics

    So long, farewell – Yingluck says goodbye to Thai politics

    Former Thai PM, and fugitive, Yingluck Shinawatra is saying she has “washed her hands of Thai politics” because she has suffered enough from her political role in the past. In a Twitter post she denied a report in Thai newspapers that she had personally nominated a former minister to become Pheu Thai party’s candidate for PM in the forthcoming election, saying that the nomination process is an internal matter for the party. Ms Yingluck says that for the time being she has had a lot of work and responsibilities to take care of.

  • Bangkok smog: Diesel buses and vehicles key problem

    Bangkok smog: Diesel buses and vehicles key problem

    by Wichit Chaitrong “The problem is the estimated 2.5 million diesel-powered trucks and buses still on city roads.” Experts are saying this morning that, given the problems in recent weeks with Bangkok’s smog, the national government’s pursuit of a “low-carbon economy” has fallen short of needs. They are recommending higher taxes on “dirty fuel” and a reduction in the number of vehicles on city streets. Like other countries, Thailand has incorporated the low-carbon economy model in policies, aiming for sustainable development and better public health

  • New 500 baht fine for drunk cycling

    New 500 baht fine for drunk cycling

    Up to now drink-driving cyclists have not been included in the laws governing drunk drivers of other vehicles in Thailand. But with the rising popularity of cycling as a fitness trend, that’s about to change with a new 500 baht fine if bought drunk in control of a bike. Drunk bicyclists who are currently immune to litigation because there is no law to make drunk cycling an offence