Artikel tagged “Phuket”

  • Former army captain gets death sentence over Si Sa Ket murder

    Former army captain gets death sentence over Si Sa Ket murder

    by Pongpat Traipipat After nearly a year in court, the former army captain Supachai Paso has been sentenced to death over the abduction and murder of Si Sa Ket-based administration organisation official Juthaporn Oun-on. Si Sa Ket is north east of Bangkok on the northern Cambodian border. He was also ordered to pay 2.37 million baht in compensation, plus 7.5% annual interest until the full payment is made, to the deceased woman’s family.

  • Christchurch mosque massacre: 40 killed in mass shootings

    Christchurch mosque massacre: 40 killed in mass shootings

    Forty people have now been confirmed dead with dozens more wounded after two mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand’s south island city of Christchurch. One of the attacks live-streamed on Facebook.

  • Chiang Mai panty sniffer nabbed

    Chiang Mai panty sniffer nabbed

    PHOTO: Manager Online Police in Chiang Mai have arrested a ‘panty thief’ who had gone to a coin-operated laundery to steal ladies’ underwear. One woman reported ten items had gone missing from the Tha Phae branch of “Hot Wash & Dry”

  • Pattanakarn footpath project completion six weeks away

    Pattanakarn footpath project completion six weeks away

    The Pattaya Mail is reporting that the first phase of construction of footpaths along Naklua’s Pattanakarn Road should be completed in about six weeks. Engineering chief Thongchai Kamlangthai reported that the project started on September 28 and was now partially finished with a large section of footpath for pedestrians and joggers already to use

  • Four South Koreans arrested over illegal online gambling business in Pattaya

    Four South Koreans arrested over illegal online gambling business in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: MGR Online Four South Koreans have been arrested for operating an illegal online gambling website from a condo in Pattaya. Manager Online reports that Pattaya Immigration officers and Pattaya Tourist Police raided a condominium in south Pattaya. The raid follows police receiving a tip-off that the four men were operating an illegal online gambling website in the premises.

  • UPDATE: Thailand grounds Thai Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX fleet

    UPDATE: Thailand grounds Thai Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX fleet

    … and US pilots report their problems whilst flying the 737 Max 8 model aircraft.

  • Pattaya tourist loses a leg in collision with pickup

    Pattaya tourist loses a leg in collision with pickup

    PHOTO: Naewna News A 58 year old tourist from Kazakhstan has lost his leg in a collision with a pickup truck in Pattaya. The Thai driver of the pickup told police that the tourist on a PCX motorcycle suddenly cut in front of him attempting to make a turn into a soi, resulting in a collision. The Sawang Boriboon foundation medics treated Vsevolod Yun from Kazakhstan before rushing him to hospital

  • Motorbike driver killed after SUV runs red light in Koh Kaew, Phuket

    Motorbike driver killed after SUV runs red light in Koh Kaew, Phuket

    A motorbike driver has died after he collided with an SUV that ran a red light in Koh Kaew last night. The Phuket City Police report that they were notified of the incident at 8pm at a Koh Kaew intersection

  • Police wrestler avoids jail but gets a hefty fine

    Police wrestler avoids jail but gets a hefty fine

    PHOTO: Daily News Bangkok’s Dusit Court has fined a Honda City sedan driver 8,500 baht for four offences related to an incident caught on video last week. The video showed Pol Lance Corporal Thanakit Wiboonphan trying to clamp a car parked illegally in a no standing zone. Not happy about the situation, the driver argued and wrestled with the traffic policeman

  • Demolition order for illegal balcony at luxury villas in Ao Sane

    Demolition order for illegal balcony at luxury villas in Ao Sane

    PHOTO: Chatchanon Na Thalang A demolition order has been issued for an illegally constructed balcony, which also leads to a pool and spa, at the controversial villas being constructed overlooking Ao Sane beach near Nat Harn.