Month: June 2017

Asia

Gunfire and explosions heard at tourist complex in Philippines

PanARMENIAN.Net – There have been reports of gunfire and explosions at a tourist complex in the Philippines. Police and Swat teams were deployed to Resorts World Manila at about 01:30 local time (17:30 GMT), CNN Philippines reports citing BBC News. Staff at one hotel told the outlet a masked gunman was on the second floor, […]Read More

Asia

Daesh Losing Ground, Troops: Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The spokesman for Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, said the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group has suffered losses of more than 80 percent of its combat troops and equipment. Speaking to Syrian state television on Wednesday, Ahmed al-Assadi said the Iraqi popular forces were previously active in […]Read More

News

Over 60 US Mayors Pledge to Uphold Paris Climate Deal

Mayors of 61 US cities have issued a pledge to implement the Paris climate deal. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Mayors of 61 US cities have issued a pledge to implement the Paris climate deal despite the decision of President Donald Trump to withdraw the country from it, according to their statement they issued on Thursday. “As […]Read More

Bangkok

150 troops nab 2 drug suspects and net 2 grammes

A combined force of 150 officers from different law enforcement agencies Thursday conducted a pre-dawn raid operation on 19 locations in Bangkok’s Thon Buri district suspected of being outlets for selling illegal drugs. The contingent included 120 police officers from the Crime Suppression Division and 30 officers from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board. […]Read More

Bangkok

Anti-flooding Bang Sue tunnel expected to be completed in July

BANGKOK, 12nd June 2017 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is expediting the construction of the Bang Sue tunnel, with plans to complete it by July this year. The project is a major part of the BMA’s efforts to prevent flooding in the capital city. Bangkok Governor, Pol.Gen.Atsawin Kwanmuang said on Thursday that he […]Read More

Isan

Hospital sorry as Facebook row sizzles over needle left in

A HOSPITAL in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Pak Chong district yesterday apologised to a woman who recently found out that doctors at the hospital had left a medical needle in her uterus during an operation 12 years ago. Pak Chong Nana Hospital director Dr Praveen Tantaprapa said the hospital would take full responsibility and cover all the […]Read More

South

Miss Grand Thailand 2017 of Uthai Thani dies in road

The beauty queen of Uthai Thani province this year was fatally injured when a car in which she was travelling with a friend ploughed into a shallow roadside ditch and crashed into a tree in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Tap Sakae district on Thursday. The dead victim was identified as Ms Rattana Ramchatu, the Miss Grand […]Read More

Isan

Three killed, 8 injured as truck ploughs through roadside restaurant

A speeding trailer truck lost control and crashed into five vehicles and two motorcycles before ramming into a roadside restaurant in Nong Bua Lamphu province late Thursday night, killing three diners and injuring eight others. Police said the accident happened at 10pm on Highway No 210 in Nong Bua Lamphu’s Na Klang district. Full story: […]Read More