Month: June 2015

Chiang Mai

Three Arrested in Chiang Mai After Pro-Democracy Rally Outside US

CHIANG MAI – Three people have reportedly been arrested for their suspected connection to a brief pro-democracy demonstration in front of the United States Consulate in northern Thailand today. Around ten masked activists gathered in front of the US Consulate in Chiang Mai province this afternoon and held signs pledging their support for human rights, […]Read More

News

Six foreign fugitives nabbed

SIX FOREIGN fugitives have been arrested for a variety of different crimes, said Pol Maj-General Thamrong Saengwattanakul, commander of Immigration Police Division 3 yesterday. The six were named as Russian woman Natallia Makian; Russian man Dmitrii Rodionov, 38; Taiwanese man Chen Hung Hsun, 34; Taiwanese woman Hsiao Min Chu, 48; German man Mario Wilhelm Schaefer; […]Read More

News

Thai PM to Attend 7th Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo July

BANGKOK, June 30 (TNA)- Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is attending an upcoming summit in Tokyo, where leaders of Mekong countries and Japan are expected to adopt a new development strategy and review their cooperation to reduce intraregional disparities. General Prayuth and is his counterparts from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam are expected to […]Read More

News

AOT director says CTX scanners can only detect explosives not

All the CTX9400 luggage scanners installed at Suvarnabhumi international airport and at other airports are capable of detecting explosives and not firearms, said Mr Nitinai Sirisamathakarn, director of Airports of Thailand, on Tuesday. He pointed out that there were several questions raised by members of the public about why the CTX9400 luggage scanners failed to […]Read More

News

Passport checks in Thailand in line with ICAO standards

BANGKOK, 30 June 2015 (NNT)-The Royal Thai Police have insisted that Thailand’s system of passport checks is in line with the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The Deputy Royal Thai Police Chief, Police General Wut Lipatapallop and Immigration Police Chief Police Lieutenant General Sakda Cheunpakdi have demonstrated to the media how a […]Read More

Pattaya

Pattaya ‘oral sex’ disco ordered shut for 10 days

A Pattaya discotheque has been ordered to close for 10 days after a Thai woman fellated a South Korean man in full view of other customers early Monday morning. Pictures of the lewd act were quickly circulated on Facebook and other online social networks, drawing shocked outrage and criticism. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More

Asia

All 113 People Aboard Crashed Indonesian Plane Dead – Air

An Indonsian Air Force Hercules C-130 plane crashed into a residential area in the town of Medan on Sumatra Island, killing all people on board. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – All 113 people aboard the Indonesian Hercules C-130 military transport airplane that crashed into a hotel and residential area earlier on Tuesday are dead, Indonesian Air Force […]Read More