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    Sattahip: 15 year old motorbike driver crashes with her 3 year old brother

    Two children have been injured riding a motorbike in Sattahip, south of Pattaya. The pair were hurt when their motorbike slammed into a utility pole during heavy rain in Sattahip

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    The Pavilions Phuket gears up for a summer of inspiring art and culture

    The Pavilions Phuket, the island’s romantic and intimate luxury resort with a choice of exceptional villas and suites overlooking the Andaman Sea, will become a cultural showcase this summer as the resort introduces a series of events tailored to sophisticated global guests and visitors. The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts global philosophy is rooted in romance, art, culture and adventure.

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    Journalists urge NCPO to revoke orders that curb press freedom

    The Thai Journalists Association (TJA) is calling on the ruling NCPO to revoke at least three of their absolute orders which have hindered freedom of the press and people’s liberties for almost four years since it came to power. The TJA demand came as it commemorated World Press Freedom Day, which is celebrated worldwide on May 3, to reiterate the cause of press freedom and protection of journalists

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    Woman’s throat slit by hanging cable in Khon Kaen

    Police are investigating how a fibre optic cable detached from overhead attachments and ended up killing a woman motorcyclist. 40 year old Maneenetr Charoenngao was killed when she ran into the dangling cabling, almost decapitating her and slashing her throat. Muang Khon Kaen deputy inspector Pol Capt Singha Hong-on said it was a small, sharp, fibre-optic cable insulated with hard black plastic.

  • Waste-to-energy plant protests in Krabi

    Waste-to-energy plant protests in Krabi

    The Baan Nai Chong preservation group are protesting a new waste-to-energy plant over the future health impact on their community. The power plant is planned to be built at the local landfill of Krabi Municipality, which is nearby their community. The signs have been installed since yesterday (February 23) under the leadership of group president, Warrant Officer 1st Class Panya Hiran. “The plant will be built near our community school and temple

  • Time to get your shoes dirty

    Time to get your shoes dirty

    When was the last time you felt like a kid?

  • Driver wraps pick-up around Thalang pole, killing one

    Driver wraps pick-up around Thalang pole, killing one

    A pick-up truck has lost control and smashed into a lamp post after driving at high speed during early morning rain resulting in one death and another in Thalang Hospital in critical condition. Just after midnight today (November 22), at the intersection of Thepkasattri Road (in front Wat Phra Nang Sang), a white pick-up truck driven by 31 year old Chatri Thongjit with a passenger, Thunyaporn Ounmai, was allegedly driving at high speed on the slippery road and lost its control. The pick-up then hit the lamp post on the road island at high speed.

  • Laos – the ‘battery’ of South East Asia

    Laos – the ‘battery’ of South East Asia

    LAOS POWER FACTS: Number of power plants soon to be completed by 2020:   53 hydropower plants under construction or in the planning stage, including those set to be completed this year; there will be more than 90 hydropower plants in Laos with a combined installed capacity of almost 14,000MW by 2020. Transmission lines that connect with neighbouring countries:  14 carry power to Thailand, 2 to Vietnam, 1 to China, 2 to Cambodia, and 1 to Myanmar.

  • Phuket Town power cables going underground

    Phuket Town power cables going underground

    PHUKET: Phase two of the project to remove the unsightly cables that have been obscuring the classic Sino-Portuguese shopfronts along the streets of Old Phuket Town for decades continues today as workers pull down the power poles along Deebuk Road. The removal of the power poles on Deebuk Road today follows the removal of overhead power cables and the corresponding power poles on Krabi Road last weekend. The Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) completed phase one of the project along Thalang Road in late 2010 and planned to start phase two in March 2011.