Month: May 2012


Hand, foot and mouth disease discovered in Yala

Two kindergartens in Yala were closed after some students were found to be infected with hand, foot and mouth disease, Dr Peerapong Paowanasutipaisit, director of Yala Hospital said yesterday. The doctor said that since May 23, the hospital had treated 28 students from kindergartens in the municipality and found them infected with the disease. Read […]Read More


Buddhists across Thailand celebrate Buddha Jayanti

BANGKOK, 31 May 2012 (NNT) – Buddhists from across the country celebrate the 2,600th year anniversary of Buddha’s enlightenment, known as Buddha Jayanti, with merit-making and praying. In Sing Buri Province, people traveled to Wat Phra Non Chaksi to offer prayers to the Buddha relics on the occasion of the Buddha Jayanti. The Buddha relic […]Read More


Former Thai Rak Thai executives join Pheu Thai

Several former Thai Rak Thai executives applied for membership of the Pheu Thai Party Thursday, the first day after they exit the five-year political ban. They started arriving at the Pheu Thai head office at 9:30 am. Read more: The Nation By The NationRead More


Israeli Tourist drugged and robbed by Pattaya prostitute

An Israeli tourist reported being drugged and then robbed by a Walking Street Prostitute in the early hours of Tuesday. In the afternoon, when he work up to find valuables were missing, Mr. Ben Simon Peri aged 62, went to Pattaya Police Station and was lucky to have a copy of the Thai ID card […]Read More


Pattaya Police Raid Gambling Den in Pattaya

Banglamung sheriff together with Pattaya police raided a gambling den, “Chalarm High Low High-Tech”. The police found only one employee and confiscated 300,000 THB in cash, one Smith and Wesson pistol, and gambling equipment worth more than 1 million THB. Read more: Pattayadailynews.comRead More


Russian drowns in notorious Phuket rip

PHUKET: A Russian man who ignored red warning flags at Karon Beach is Phuket’s latest drowning victim. Uten Singsom, head lifeguard at Kata-Karon, told the Phuket Gazette that the 33-year-old entered the surf near the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort at about 1pm yesterday. The deceased was later identified as Denis Korobogatov. Read more: The Phuket […]Read More