Tags : Fight

Phuket

American tourist, tuk-tuk driver charged for fighting

PHUKET: An American tourist and a tuk-tuk driver were fined 2,000 baht each after they quarreled and landed blows on each other outside a hotel in Patong yesterday. A video of the incident, recorded by a passerby, was shared on social media. The video showed the tourist and driver arguing and fighting in front of […]Read More

Bangkok

Pathum Thani Songkran Party Cut Short by Gang Fight

PATHUM THANI — The last day of a major Songkran street party in northern metro Bangkok came to a premature end yesterday when a large gang fight broke out. Police officers and soldiers were sent to quell the Friday afternoon skirmishes, which broke out during the water fight festival on Khao Chae Road – a […]Read More

Phuket

Russian man’s ear sliced off by flying knife in Patong

PHUKET: A 36-year-old Russian man is recovering after an incident at a Patong fresh market in which his left ear was sliced off, and right eye slashed by a flying knife following a dispute over B600 with a Thai fish vendor. The incident reportedly happened yesterday (February 13) at the Marine fresh market in Patong. […]Read More

Asia

Displaced by Fighting in Northern Myanmar, Thousands Continue to Live

Four years ago, a clash between government soldiers and rebels from the Kachin Independence Army in northern Myanmar renewed civil war in Kachin State. The Kachin Independence Organization, formed shortly after Myanmar’s independence from Britain, pursued the path of armed struggle for 33 years from 1961 until 1994, after which they signed a ceasefire agreement […]Read More