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Phuket

Search launched after man jumps off bridge to Phuket

PHUKET: Rescue workers and Marine Police this afternoon are searching for a young man seen parking his motorbike on the Thao Sri Soonthorn Bridge onto the island from Phang Nga and leaping over the side into the water below. Passing motorists called the Khok Kloi Police Station, on the Phang Nga side of the bridge, […]Read More

Pattaya

British expat tries to stop Thai man from jumping from

Pattaya – A British man has tried to save a Thai man jumping from a pedestrian bridge in Central Pattaya this afternoon. Lt Col Naetithorn Rattanasuchanan of the Pattaya City Police was notified of the incident at 5:30PM at the pedestrian bridge on Sukhumwit Road. Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News rushed to the […]Read More

Asia

2 Filipinos, 3 Indonesians Killed in Taiwan Bridge Collapse: Officials

Two Filipinos and three Indonesians were confirmed dead, while another Philippine man was missing after a bridge collapsed over a bay in eastern Taiwan, officials in Manila and Jakarta said Wednesday. The Filipino fatalities, identified as Andree Abregana Serencio and Gorge Jagmis Impang, were aboard a fishing boat that was under the bridge when the […]Read More

Isan

Man found hanged at Korat downtown pedestrian bridge

A Buri Ram man was found hanged at a pedestrian bridge in the heart of Nakhon Ratchasima’s Muang district early on Saturday, police said. The man was identified as Kriangsak Udomsup, 29, a resident of Buri Ram’s Lam Plaimat district. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

Isan

170,000 meth pills found under Udon Thani bridge

Villagers found a large plastic bag containing 170,000 methamphetamine pills in a canal in Udon Thani’s Muang district on Friday night. The bag was found at the pillar of a bridge in front of Thai Wassadu construction material mall on Udon-Sakhon Nakhon bypass road in Tambon Nong Khon Kwang at 8.20pm. Full story: The Nation […]Read More

Bangkok

Students Foil Bridge Jumper Suicide Attempt in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Dec 18 (TNA) – Students, who saved a Chinese tourist from his suicide attempt will be given certificates from their school tomorrow. Director of Wat Sutthiwararam School, Aree Weeracharoen said a group of 10 students successfully stopped the Chinese tourist from committing suicide near the Taksin bridge in Bangkok yesterday. Full story: tnamcot.com TNARead More

Asia

China’s President Inaugurates Hong Kong-Mainland Mega Bridge

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – China’s President Xi Jinping officially opened the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometre (34-mile) crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, links Hong Kong with the southern mainland […]Read More

Pattaya

Sensitive Cop Talks Down Suicidal Chonburi Teen

CHONBURI — A cop who talked down a suicidal teenage girl said all he had to do was be a good listener. Capt. Nuttawut Na Chiang Mai of Chonburi City police talked a 14-year-old from a pedestrian bridge Thursday, an act that went on to be widely praised for his display of sensitivity. Full story: […]Read More