Artikel tagged “vietnamese”

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    Thailand joins the relief effort as more than 6,000 people displaced in Laos flood

    PHOTOS: The Nation Flooding in southern Laos is starting to subside as the search continues for missing people with more than 6,000 people displaced from their homes following the flash flood on Monday. The collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam in the southern Lao province of Attapeu has left at least 26 people dead and an estimated 100 missing as of yesterday. International support from both the private and government sectors is pouring into Laos after the country’s southeastern Attapeu province was hit by a severe flash flood following the collapse of a hydropower saddle dam. Thai company Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Pcl, which is involved in the joint venture to construct the failed Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam, has given an initial assistance of approximately 5 million baht to Laos, the company’s public relations department said yesterday.

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    Bangkok: Another 50 foreigners arrested in weekly immigration shakedown

    In the latest of the weekly crackdowns on illegal immigrants, police in Bangkok have rounded up another 50 foreigners, for overstaying their visas and entering the Kingdom without the correct documentation. The Tourist police joined forces with other police agencies to search 87 areas around the country on Friday night and arrested 50 foreigners, mostly for overstaying their visa and sneaking into the Kingdom without documents

  • Impounded fishing boats destroyed in blaze

    Impounded fishing boats destroyed in blaze

    A fire broke out early on Wednesday, damaging six of seven impounded Vietnamese fishing trawlers and sinking the seventh.

  • Top Ten movies made in Thailand and Phuket

    Top Ten movies made in Thailand and Phuket

    In no particular order…. The Railway Man (2013) Another Colin Firth movie made partly in Thailand (also ‘Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason’, 2004) ‘The Railway Man’ is a 2013 British–Australian war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The movie also starred Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, and Stellan Skarsgård.