Artikel tagged “power”

  • New Camry Hybrid provides luxury in a larger model with electric advantages

    New Camry Hybrid provides luxury in a larger model with electric advantages

    by Kingsley Wijayasinha – The Nation Weekend The interest in electric cars is hotting up in Thailand but Thai manufacturers, so far, have been reluctant to take the FULL electric plunge. In the meantime Toyota is hoping their new Camry Hybrid will draw a good number of customers thanks to its packaging overhaul.

  • Thai authorities visit airports following reports of thefts and food overpricing

    Thai authorities visit airports following reports of thefts and food overpricing

    PHOTO: King Power With over 3 million people expected to pass through Thailand’s airports during the new year, authorities are focused on ensuring safe and ‘fair’ travel conditions. A report by Channel 3 tv news says Thailand ombudsman, General Withawat Ratchatanan and airport authorities were seen inspecting Suvarnabhumi airport.

  • Fire damaged an embroidery shop in Phuket Town, put radio station off air

    Fire damaged an embroidery shop in Phuket Town, put radio station off air

    A fire has damaged an embroidery shop in Phuket Town yesterday afternoon. The damage bill is estimated about many hundred thousand baht.

  • Motorcyclist dies after collision with power pole in Koh Kaew

    Motorcyclist dies after collision with power pole in Koh Kaew

    A motorbike driver has died at the scene after colliding with a power pole in Koh Kaew. Phuket City Police were notified of the incident on Thepkrasattri Road, northbound, before the entrance of the Bang Khu Underpass at 5am this morning

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    Walking on air. 314 metres above Bangkok.

    PHOTO: The Nation King Power International Group has opened what is being marketed as the world’s biggest glass-bottomed skywalk.

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    Electric cars in Thailand move into the fast lane

    by Jintana Panyaarvudh The Thai Government has a goal of getting 1.2 million electric vehicles on the road by 2036.

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    Electric cars in Thailand more into the fast lane

    by Jintana Panyaarvudh The Thai Government has a goal of getting 1.2 million electric vehicles on the road by 2036. The rising number of registered EVs, the development of a locally made EVs, as well as research and development of some EV parts are indications that it could have a major role in Thai society, said Amonrat Kaewpradap, a committee member of the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT), at a panel discussion yesterday titled ‘The future of Electric Vehicle in Thailand’

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    Elephant electrocuted in Samut Prakan

    An elephant has been electrocuted while being led by its owner to beg on the streets of Samut Prakan after it accidentally fell into a road drain and broke a restaurant sign’s power cable. The Nation reports that the Bang Phli police were alerted at 9.50pm that an elephant had been shocked unconscious on Thepharak road in front of Wat Bang Phli Yai in Samut Prakan’s Bang Phli district. The police coordinated with the Portecktueng Foundation and Samut Prakan’s Livestock Development Office. Rescuers from the foundation arrived at the scene first and used a crane to lift the elephant from the drain.

  • Black-out in parts of Patong tomorrow

    Black-out in parts of Patong tomorrow

    Some residents in Patong are being warned that the Patong Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has a scheduled blackout in parts of Patong from 9am to 5pm tomorrow (August 16). They say the interruption to electricity services is necessary to work on high-voltage power lines.

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    Hundreds of houses flood as Laos dam breached

    PHOTOS: BCEL One Heart The Nation is reporting that hundreds of households in Laos were heavily flooded on Monday night after a large amount of water overflowed a saddle dam section of Xe Pian dam following heavy rainfall in the country’s southern province of Attapeu. The disaster has reportedly claimed several lives, left hundreds of people missing and more than 1,300 families (6,600 people) homeless. Photos posted on the Facebook page of ABC Laos News showed dozens of Laotian people stranded on the roofs of their houses and other buildings while others were shown being evacuated by boat