Month: June 2017

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

South

Missing novice’s body found, three in custody

Two men and a woman are in police custody as suspects in the murder five months ago of a 17-year-old novice monk whose body was found buried under concrete at Wat Wang Tawan-tok in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Mueang district superintendent Pol Colonel Adisak Theppawan said on Friday that formal arrest warrants for the three had […]Read More

News

Thai Police Arrest 4 Criminals Wanted in Russia

BANGKOK (Sputnik) — Four Russians wanted for serious offences at home have been arrested in Thailand and will be extradited to Russia soon, Thai immigration police chief Nathorn Phrosunthorn said Thursday. The police general told reporters in Bangkok all four were international fugitives wanted by Interpol on charges of police assault, battery, organized crime and […]Read More