Artikel erschien Juni 2018

  • Hopes and prayers unanswered – time is running out.

    By Tim Newton Now into the eighth day. Hopes and prayers unanswered. The 12 teenagers and their coach went into the caves last Saturday afternoon following their weekly practice.

  • Chiang Rai: Deeper and deeper. Navy SEALS get to the 3rd chamber.

    PHOTOS: The Nation A SEAL unit of the Royal Thai Navy has reportedly reached a spot inside the Tham Luang, closer to where the stranded 13 are believed to be taking refuge. The search for the 12 young football players and their coach trapped in the Chiang Rai caves enters the second week today.

  • Phuket Surf Series kicks off in Patong today

    Surfing Thailand and the Phuket Surfing Club, is association with the Tourism Authority of Thailand is organising the “Phuket Surf Series 2018+ Khao Lak” that runs from today (June 30) to October 2018. This falls during the annual ‘Green’ or monsoon season in Thailand’s Southern Region, when swells out of the Bay of Bengal are most consistent for both beach and reef breaks along the Andaman coast

  • Navy officers assist putting out the Phuket furniture warehouse fire

    No injuries have been reported as a fire engulfed a furniture warehouse today (June 30) while officers from the Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command were also called in to help to put out the fire.

  • Fire guts furniture warehouse in Wichit

    Fire fighters, along with about 10 fire trucks, have been fighting a fire at a furniture warehouse in Wichit today (June 30). Officers from the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) stationed at Wichit Municipality were notified of the fire in a Soi at the back of a SuperCheap Store, near Kajonkiet Pattana School on Chao Fah West Road, at 11.40am today (June 30)

  • Top Ten sunset bars in Phuket

    PHOTO: Kata Rocks. A premier view and top spot to catch the nightly sunset. The island of Phuket, with its dramatic east and west coast clifftops, means we have an abundance of ocean-facing rooftop bars and restaurants where we can enjoy a perfectly chilled beverage while taking in the beautiful scenery.

  • Chiang Mai: Tomato truck overshoots corner in Hod district

    Chiang Mai City News is reporting that a pick up delivery truck, loaded up with tomatoes for the market has over-shot a curve in the Hod District, Chaing Mai and ended up right next to a police box. Around 10pm on June 28 the incident occurred in Hod near the Tesco Lotus on the main road. A pickup truck was found flipped over on the road.

  • Chiang Rai: Border patrol policemen searching cave shafts today

    Officials resumed the search operations for the 13 missing footballers in Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang Cave at 7am. Forestry officials, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation officials, border patrol policemen and officials from other agencies started preparing equipment and foods to survey shafts leading to the cave. Some prepared equipment to climb down a 40 metre deep shaft after they climbed down yesterday to find a chamber with more passages.

  • Bangkok: AMLO seizes bank accounts worth 134 million baht

    The Anti-Money Laundering Office has sequestered about 134 million baht in bank accounts of four former senior monks implicated in the temple fund embezzlement scandal. Thai PBS is reporting that, according to the AMLO website, the seized cash deposits and bank accounts included: seven bank accounts worth 132 million baht of Phra Phrommasith, former abbot of Wat Saket; one bank account worth 162,151.76 baht of Phra Phrommethi, former assistant abbot of Wat Sam Phraya; one bank account worth 1,745,953.37 baht of Phra Phromdilok, former abbot of Wat Sam Phraya and one bank account worth 27,876.08 baht of Phra Vichitthammaporn, former assistant abbot of Wat Saket. It also ordered the seizure of the 100th year building under the name of Dhammakaya Foundation and Thammasith Foundation located on the compound of Wat Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani province after it was found that the money used to build the building was embezzled from Credit Union Klongchan Cooperatives by  Supachai Srisupa-aksorn, former chairman of the cooperatives who was a faithful follower of Phra Dhammachayo, former abbot of the temple.

  • Bangkok: PM calls for support in Government reform agenda

    The National News Bureau of Thailand reports that the PM is calling for younger Thais to be sympathetic towards the government’s efforts to implement structural reforms.