Artikel tagged “south”

  • Ouch! Man falls from mango tree, ends up with metal rod through his testicles

    Ouch! Man falls from mango tree, ends up with metal rod through his testicles

    PHOTO: Daily News Daily News reports that an iron rod, sitting under a mango tre,e had gone right through a man’s testicles after he fell from a mango tree in Nakorn Si Thammarat yesterday. The poor man, Piyapong, was fighting extreme pain as friends tried to keep him in consciousness with smelling salts.

  • Nakhon Si Thammarat Police chief orders “shoot to kill” if necessary

    Nakhon Si Thammarat Police chief orders “shoot to kill” if necessary

    PHOTO: Daily News A police chief in Nakhon Si Thammarat has told his police to shoot to kill if necessary as the hunt for a Thai man continues. Thanakorn Saiyut was described as “armed and dangerous” by Pol Col Suthat Songsayom of the Chawang police who said he wanted the man dead or alive. Nakhon Si Thammarat is just south of Surat Thani

  • 15 car convoy arrested in Songkhla for petrol smuggling

    15 car convoy arrested in Songkhla for petrol smuggling

    Soldiers and customs officials have stopped and searched 15 vehicles heading north from Malaysia into Thailand smuggling petrol and diesel. Officials seized 5,100 litres of petrol and diesel allegedly being smuggled into Songkhla’s Sadao district this morning at the Tha Khoi-Padang Bezar border crossing from Malaysia.

  • Dangerous fake JW Whisky heading for BKK

    Dangerous fake JW Whisky heading for BKK

    FILE PHOTO Excise officials have busted a factory in Thailand’s far south that was mixing up brews of fake Johnny Walker Red and Black label whiskey. Police say the man behind the faux booze is a foreigner. The whiskey was described by officials as “very dangerous” for consumers and was on its way for Bangkok.

  • Weather warnings for northern and central summer storms

    Weather warnings for northern and central summer storms

    The Thai Meteorological Department yesterday has announced some more weather warnings for summer storms in upper Thailand and the South China Sea. From May 3-6, a high pressure system from China will extend to upper Thailand and the South China Sea. The southwesterly prevailing winds in upper Thailand will strengthen and the weather continue to be hot over upper Thailand.” “Outbreaks of summer storms – thunderstorm, lightning strikes with gusty winds and hail are forecast firstly in the Northeast (May 3).

  • 49 passengers on Bangkok-Phuket bus as it skids off road in Surat Thani

    49 passengers on Bangkok-Phuket bus as it skids off road in Surat Thani

    PHOTOS: Newshawk Phuket An express bus which was traveling from Bangkok to Phuket has skidded off the road in Surat Thani. 49 passengers escaped injury following the wayward bus careering off the main road into roadside gravel and bushes.

  • Coral in Trang extensively damaged after tourist influx over Songkran

    Coral in Trang extensively damaged after tourist influx over Songkran

    PHOTOS: Prueg Ubonkerd Tourist during Songkran have caused extensive damage to coral in the national park area of Trang, south of Thailand. Matichon Online reports that the damage was caused by the tourist numbers overwhelming the area during the week-long Songkran break

  • Pattani smuggler arrested with over 10,000 packets of illegal cigarettes

    Pattani smuggler arrested with over 10,000 packets of illegal cigarettes

    A man has been arrested in Pattani’s Mayo district after trying to smuggle 10,802 packets of foreign cigarettes. Police and Excise Department chief Itthipol Liabyainak announced the arrest of Yaman Pohleng, the owner of a grocery store in Tambon Sakhor Bon.

  • Muslim man shot and wounded on the Thai/Malaysia border

    Muslim man shot and wounded on the Thai/Malaysia border

    Police in Narathiwat are as yet to ascertain whether political or personal motives were behind a shooting in Sungai Kolok district this morning that left a Muslim man severely wounded. Sungai Kolok is on the Thai/Malaysian border. 29 year old Rusalan Do, a resident of Moo 1 in the Rangae district, was shot four times – in the torso, right thigh and right arm

  • Rolling his way to Narathiwat raising funds for southern hospitals

    Rolling his way to Narathiwat raising funds for southern hospitals

    PHOTO: ‘Uncle Mee’ during one his fund-raisers last year – The Nation A wheelchair user is on his way in a mega southern journey from Chiang Mai to Narathiwat in the south to raise funds for three hospitals in the southern border provinces.