Month: September 2017

Phuket

Alcohol sales ban in Phuket on Oct 5, other days

PHUKET: Patong Police Chief Col Tassanai Orarigdech has confirmed that alcohol sales will be banned on Oct 5 as required by law to honour Wan Org Pansa, which marks the end of Buddhist Lent, but says that he has yet to receive any notices to enforce a ban on the sale of alcohol on any […]Read More

News

PM officially launches undersea cable system linking Asia, Africa and

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday (September 29) officially launched a public internet project and the undersea cable development project in Pak Bara district of Satun province. The undersea cable development project linking Asia with Africa and Europe or Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) which is undertaken by TOT Plc will help Thailand achieve its goal to […]Read More

News

Thailand Won’t Let Southern Rebels Sway Peace Talks Through Violence:

Thailand’s government will not negotiate with southern insurgents who use violence to press it into accepting their demands, the chief Thai negotiator in peace talks with Deep South rebels said Friday. Gen. Aksara Kerdpol was reacting to a BBC Thai news report that quoted a Barisan Revolusi Nasional insurgent as saying that BRN would keep […]Read More

News

Germany seeks a man who threatens to poison food in

The email they received on the night of last September 16 several German supermarket chains, consumer organizations and the Police, was brief and precise. The author of the message threatened to poison baby food and other foodstuffs in the national or foreign branches of the supermarket chains Lidl, Aldi, Müller, Edeka, Norma and Rewe and […]Read More

North

Manhunt for lone robber who robbed SCB bank of about

Police in Bang Nam Priew district of Chachoengsao have launched a manhunt for a man who robbed the Siam Commercial Bank’s branch in the district of about 600,000 baht in cash Friday afternoon. Pol Maj-Gen Thiraphol Chindaluang, commander of Chachoengsao province, said he believes the lone robber who is between 170-180 cm high is still […]Read More

Bangkok

Airports congested again as internet crashes

A newly installed automatic immigration clearance system failed at Bangkok’s two commercial gateways on Thursday night causing massive congestion among outgoing passengers. Malfunctioning equipment shut down the automatic passport-control kiosks reserved for Thai nationals departing flights from Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports, officials said. Full story: Bangkok Post OM JOTIKASTHIRA BANGKOK POSTRead More

Bangkok

16 road racers captured, 40 motorbikes seized in Bangkok

Police rounded up 16 teenagers and seized 40 motorcycles when they foiled plans for a race on Rama VI road in Bangkok’s Phayathai district early on Saturday. Pol Lt-Colonel Bowornpop Sunthornrekha, deputy traffic police chief of Phayathai police station, said he led some 20 policemen to stake out the road near the Dusit fire station […]Read More

Asia

4-Magnitude Quake Strikes Southern Iran

SHIRAZ (Tasnim) – An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted a district near Iran’s southern city of Darab in Fars Province on Friday. According to Tasnim dispatches, the earthquake hit Do Borji village in Fars Province at 10:28 a.m. local time. The epicenter, with a depth of 22km, was determined to be at […]Read More