Month: March 2019


Chinese Tour Bus turns over in Jomtien, Seven Chinese Nationals

PATTAYA: – Seven Chinese tourists were hurt when they’re tour bus overturned on Sukhumvit Road in Jomtien Beach. Paramedics rushed the unidentified victims to Pattaya Memorial Hospital after the Bangkok-registered coach fell into a traffic-island drainage canal in front of the Ambassador City Hotel March 25. Sixteen other passengers were unhurt. Full story: The […]Read More


Suan Dusit Poll reveals most Thais doubt new government can

Most Thais believe the new government, be it led by the Palang Pracharat or Pheu Thai, will not be able to end political division or other protracted problems, according to a recent Suan Dusit Poll. The poll shows 31.85% of the respondents believe that the political situation will worsen due to the lack of stability […]Read More


Collision injures nine in Ratchaburi

RATCHABURI: A pick-up truck and a van collided head-on in Suan Phueng district on Sunday morning, injuring nine people, one of them seriously, police said. The pick-up, driven by Preechawat Ronnachai, 36, was heading for Ban Kha district while the van, driven by Kangwan Puangkham, 45, was on the way from a resort in Suan […]Read More


Buri Ram: Villager crushed by rampaging wild elephant

A 37-year-old male villager was stomped to death by a wild elephant early on Sunday morning in Tambon Lam Nang Rong in Buri Ram province. Following the discovery of a dead body at 6am in a rubber plantation near the entrance of Ban Sub Khaning village in Noen Din Daeng district, the police investigator Pol […]Read More


King strips Thaksin of all Royal decorations

His Majesty the King has issued a Royal Command recalling all Royal decorations bestowed upon fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra for his services while he was still in Thailand, citing his extreme improprieties. According to the Royal Command, which was published in the Royal gazette today, Thaksin’s improprieties include his imprisonment by the Supreme […]Read More


Rainmaking to Help Farmers in Northeastern Region

BANGKOK, March 30 (TNA) — Officials of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department are now busy in making artificial rain in the Northeastern region to assist farmers due to shortage of water there as summer season has started earlier this month. Their operations, started following an order given by Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach, […]Read More


15 Japanese caught in Pattaya call-centre scam

CHON BURI: Fifteen Japanese have been arrested for allegedly swindling people in their home country out of more than 25 million baht in a call-centre scam based in a luxury house of a housing estate in Pattaya. A combined team of police from several units conducted a warranted search on the house at Siam Royal […]Read More