Month: June 2017

News

Thai air fares among world’s lowest

New research by the online travel agency Kiwi.com has revealed that Thailand is among the world’s top 10 countries for the cheapest airline tickets. Thailand ranked eighth in the 2017 rankings involving 80 countries where average flight costs were compared. Full story: Bangkok Post BOONSONG KOSITCHOTETHANA BANGKOK POSTRead More

News

Thailand ranks world’s 27th most competitive nation

BANGKOK, 1 June 2017 (NNT) – Thailand has been ranked the world’s 27th most competitive nation, up from last year’s ranking, according to the International Institute of Management Development (IMD). Many countries around the world have been pushing to improve their ranking, which is published in the IMD World Competitiveness Report. Full story: NNT Reporter: […]Read More

Pattaya

Suspected murder after dead body found badly beaten

At around 6:00pm on May 30th, Pattaya police and emergency services were called to the scene of a suspected murder after a dead body had been found badly beaten. The victim, a 40 year old male, was found in a rented room close to the Thai temple Wat Boon. Police arrived to find the body […]Read More

Phuket

English woman, 68, fights for life in Phuket hospital after

PHUKET: An appeal to Thailand’s expat community has been launched to raise donations for 68-year-old Rose Weatherill, from England, who is fighting for her life at a hospital in Phuket from injuries sustained in an accident that killed her son and husband. Gary Libby, a close friend of the family for years, has set up […]Read More

Asia

At Least 30 Bodies Found at Site of Gun Attack

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least 30 bodies were recovered from a shooting scene at the Resorts World Manila leisure complex in the Philippine capital of Manila, a local radio cited sources from the Bureau of Fire Protection as saying Friday. The ABS-CBN radio said most of the victims suffocated after the gunman, who stormed a […]Read More

Asia

Whistle-blower says ISIS war is opposition plot to oust Duterte

Philippine media have been sharing a post from retired Philippine military veteran Abe Purugganan which claims that the ISIS war on Philippines is part of an internal coup organised by members of the opposition Liberal Party with an aim to illegally oust democratically elected Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Mr. Purugganan claims that he is publishing […]Read More

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