Artikel tagged “News”

  • Driver charged in Chumphon tour bus accident

    Driver charged in Chumphon tour bus accident

    PHOTOS: หน่วยกู้ภัยมูลนิธิชุมพร //บางหมาก 02 / MulnithiChumphrKarKuslSngKheaaH A tour bus driver has been charged for reckless driving after yesterday morning’s tour bus accident in Chumphon.

  • Face mask fashion as Bangkok batters poor air quality and smog

    Face mask fashion as Bangkok batters poor air quality and smog

    by Kunlaphun Siripimamporn. PHOTOS: The Nation Thick morning winter fog and some heavy smog has forced many Bangkokians into wearing facemasks, even the cheap ones that will nothing to protect them from the fine particulate matter mixed into the air. People wearing masks became a common sight in inner city areas today.

  • VIDEO: Woman has meltdown in Thai airport

    VIDEO: Woman has meltdown in Thai airport

    A video posted on social media has been doing the rounds. In the video a woman is seen yelling at an Air Asia airport staff for being told her carry on must be checked in because it was 7.2 kilos over the 7 kilogram weight limit

  • Saudi refugee granted asylum, flying to Canada

    Saudi refugee granted asylum, flying to Canada

    18 year old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun boarded a Korean Air flight last night, bound, ultimately for Toronto, Canada, via Seoul.

  • Lots of green seaweed washed up on Patong Beach

    Lots of green seaweed washed up on Patong Beach

    Patong Municipality public works staff have been clean up piles of green seaweed on Patong Beach today.

  • Thai Interior Affairs ministry confirms memo ‘halting election preparations’ is genuine

    Thai Interior Affairs ministry confirms memo ‘halting election preparations’ is genuine

    PHOTO: South China Morning Post A leaked memo on social media, addressed to election officials in every province, to halt election preparations has now been confirmed to be genuine by the interior affairs Minister. The internal memo called for “all preparations for election are hereby halted” in absence of the Royal Decree, which was expected around New Year’s Day, but was not enacted by the government

  • Suspects are denying involvement in Tuesday’s Songkhla bomb attack

    Suspects are denying involvement in Tuesday’s Songkhla bomb attack

    PHOTOS: The Nation Three suspects, arrested in connection with Tuesday’s murder and car-bomb attack in Songkhla, have denied any involvement in the incidents. Eight border patrol police members, including five women, were injured when a bomb, placed in a pickup truck, exploded at about 5.50am on a rural road near a knockdown structure used by border patrol police. The pickup used for the explosion was also found to have been stolen from a retiree, found murdered inside his home in Songkhla province on Tuesday

  • Saudi: Time to update 40 year old immigration laws – Surachete

    Saudi: Time to update 40 year old immigration laws – Surachete

    by Suriya Patatayo Immigration Chief Surachate Hakparn says he planned to update immigration laws that have been in force for at least 40 years. He says the Thai immigration police bureau are poised to issue a warning to Kuwait Airways for allowing Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun to board a flight to Bangkok, although they claim she had insufficient travel documents for the journey

  • Police chasing people taking pot shots at road signs in Rawai

    Police chasing people taking pot shots at road signs in Rawai

    Rawai’s Mayor is considering further legal action after many road signs around Rawai have been damaged by gunfire. Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos headed to an area near Naiharn lake in Rawai, about 500 metres from Promthep Cape, after being informed that road signs had been damaged by gunshots

  • UPDATE: Saudi teen barricades herself in Bangkok airport room to avoid deportation

    UPDATE: Saudi teen barricades herself in Bangkok airport room to avoid deportation

    PHOTO: Sophie McNeill A detained Saudi 18 year old Rahaf Mohhammed al-Qunun remains barricaded in her room at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok.