Tags : Homeless

Pattaya

Closed beer bars in Pattaya have become a temporary shelter

Pattaya – As the Covid-19 Coronavirus spread across Thailand and the world the Thai Government made the difficult decision to close its entertainment industry. In places like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket the nightlife is known worldwide and attracts millions of visitors yearly. The initial closure was for two weeks. However, as cases rose, Thailand shut […]Read More

Bangkok

Homeless hero saves man drowning in Bangkok canal

A homeless hero jumped into a Bangkok canal and saved the life of a drowning man early on Thursday morning. Sanguan Kaenreung, 50, didn’t hesitate to leap into the cold waters of the Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem canal at 5.42am to rescue Somkid Khaoyai, 57, while police and others were standing on the bank formulating […]Read More

Bangkok

Homeless man found dead in Bangkok canal

The body of an unidentified homeless man was found floating in a small drainage canal in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district on Friday. Bang Sue police were informed at 11am that a body had been found in the canal behind the head office of Thairath newspaper on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

North

Homeless man killed in hit and run in Phayao

An unidentified homeless man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Phayao early on Wednesday, police said. The driver is being sought after fleeing the scene. The Muang Phayao police station was alerted at 3.10am of an accident on the Phaholyothin road in Ban Pong Kham village, Tambon Ban Tam. Full story: The Nation […]Read More

Asia

Widespread Flooding Across Myanmar Kills 11, leaves 119,000 homeless

Flooding triggered by annual monsoon rains across Myanmar has killed 11 people and made 119,000 homeless, with relief workers struggling to find boats to deliver aid to inundated towns and villages and warning about food shortfalls, aid workers and government officials said on Monday. Seasonal rains that have also hit Myanmar’s Southeast Asian neighbors Laos, […]Read More

Bangkok

Woman drowns in escape attempt from Pathum Thani reception house

A homeless woman drowned on Monday evening when she and two friends tried to escape from the Thanya Buri reception for homeless women in Pathum Thani, police said. The Thanya Buri police station was informed of the death at 2.30am Tuesday after rescuers from the Ruamkatanyu Foundation located and pulled the body of Napawan Jaiharn, […]Read More

Pattaya

American homeless deported and banned for 10 years

A 67 year old American, (name removed), was taking into custody last week after several complaints from both locals and tourists. The man was arrested in South Pattaya close to mike Shopping Mall after he had been spotted sleeping on the beach. In fact, it was later found out that he had been living rough […]Read More

Bangkok

Homeless man wanted for setting fire to Thai-Belgian Bridge

BANGKOK, 23 March 2017 (NNT) – Police are looking for a homeless man believed to have caused a fire under the Thai-Belgian Bridge last month. Thung Mahamek Police Station issued an arrest warrant for ‘Ake Lok Nueng’, a homeless man, who the police claimed is among a group of homeless people cleaning car windows and […]Read More