Month: September 2013

Technology

Over 11 million numbers in Thailand using 3G: NBTC

BANGKOK, 28 September 2013 (NNT) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has announced that over 11 million mobile numbers across Thailand are using 3G service. According to NBTC Secretary-general Thakorn Tantasit, more than 11 million people have switched to using 3G on 2.1 GHZ since the service was offered on May 7th this […]Read More

News

Thai Weather agency warns of heavy rain over northeastern, northern

BANGKOK, Sept 30 – Typhoon Wutip made landfall in Vietnam today, bringing rain to northeast and northern Thailand, and a 70 per cent likelihood of rain forecast in Bangkok, according to the Meteorological Department. The Department issued an advisory early this morning that typhoon Wutip arrived over Hue, in central Vietnam, early today and would […]Read More

News

Public Health warns flood-zone residents to be aware of dengue

BANGKOK, 29 September 2013 (NNT) – The Public Health Ministry has expressed its concerns over the health of flood-affected residents, as the flood could bring in waterborne borne diseases, particularly Dengue Fever. According to the Ministry, over 100,000 people in Thailand have been treated for Dengue fever so far this year. To make the matter […]Read More

Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi Airport unveils new restrooms, celebrates 7th anniversary

BANGKOK, 30 September 2013 (NNT) – Suvarnabhumi International Airport, on its 7th birthday anniversary, introduced newly-opened restrooms, with an aim to make Suvanrnabhumi a 5-star airport. Raweewan Netarakavesana, Director of Suvarnabhumi International Airport, said the Airports of Thailand (AOT) had always placed emphasis on restroom service, as it was one of the most important elements […]Read More

South

Tour operators warned of imposters in Similian National Park

PHUKET: The Similan Islands National Park authority has warned tour operators over a group of people posing as park officers and offering reduced entry fees to the islands. “A couple of weeks ago, a number of tour operators informed me that there was a group of people who approached them, claiming to be national park […]Read More

South

Vietnamese Woman Wanted After Scamming 25 Million THB

The Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial court issued an arrest warrant for a Vietnamese woman who was able to get away with 25 Million THB from Thai people she had scammed in Thailand. NAKORN SRI THAMMARAT – September 29, 2013 [PDN]; An arrest warrant for Mrs. Lo Thi Thanh issued by the Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial […]Read More