Month: January 2019

News

PM Prayut says he ‘won’t quit’

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted Tuesday he will not resign and will remain in power until a new government is sworn in. His comments followed the resignation of four cabinet ministers who are executives of the pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP). Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST REPORTERSRead More

Asia

Indian Police Rescue Minor Girls Forced to Watch Porn, Raped

Vinod Kumar, the 30-year-old manager of the Arunai Children’s Home in Tamil Nadu, has been arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Over a dozen minor girls have complained that Kumar forced them to watch explicit content on his mobile phone and later raped them, according to the police. Indian police […]Read More

Bangkok

Smog forces all Bangkok schools to close

Air pollution has forced the closure of all 437 schools run by Bangkok’s City Hall until next week, while other public and private schools in Bangkok and surrounding provinces will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Wednesday ordered the suspension of classes at all 437 schools under the Bangkok Metropolitan […]Read More

Bangkok

Flight delays warning for Don Mueang airport this week

Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai) has warned of 30-45 minute-delays to flights in and out of Don Mueang airport during runway maintenance from Tuesday to Friday. Aerothai president Somnuk Rongthong said on Monday that Airports of Thailand Plc would close a 200-metre-long section at the northern end of the airport’s western runway from Jan 29 […]Read More

South

Headless body found on Prachuap Khiri Khan beach

The headless body of a man was found on a remote spot on a beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan province early on Tuesday, say police. A local fisherman found the body at half-past midnight. It was lying face down, partially covered in sand, and was wearing red underwear. He was found at Ban Khok Tahome […]Read More

Pattaya

South Korean man falls to death from Pattaya hotel

CHON BURI: A South Korean man, 51, fell to his death from a hotel in Pattaya beach town early on Tuesday morning. The man’s naked body was found by a security guard among bushes near the wall of KTK Royal Residence in tambon Nong Prue in Bang Lamung district around 5.30am, said Pol Lt Chonawit […]Read More