Tags : Stones


Police consider attempted murder charge against stone-throwing youths

Samut Prakan provincial police are pondering attempted murder charges against five youths, aged 12 to 16, for allegedly throwing stones from a Bangkok motorway pedestrian overpass onto vehicles below. All the youngsters were arrested by Bangphli Noi police the day after they allegedly threw a 4.89 kg stone onto a passing pickup truck on the […]Read More


Australian “settles” following stoning of Pattaya Taxi

An Australian National was arrested early on Sunday Morning following a bizarre incident which occurred at the Central Pattaya Traffic Lights on Pattaya Second Road where it intersects with the Central Pattaya Road. The incident involved a Pattaya Meter Taxi driven by Khun Chaliaw aged 45, who was on his way home, when he slowed […]Read More


Recent flood situation in Thailand

BANGKOK, 09 November 2010 (NNT) – Flooding in many areas of the country continues to affect people, especially in Ang Thong Province. In the southern provinces where the water levels have receded, officials have begun a herculean task of rehabilitating the areas. Officers have been busy cleaning up the seaside in Songkhla Province including the […]Read More


Thailand: who’s buying gold?

Gold demand is volatile, especially in Asia, but what on earth is happening in Thailand? According to some numbers buried in the Thai customs website, gold imports in July, the latest month for which data is available, hit Bt55.4bn ($1.8bn), which is equivalent to a bit less than 45 tonnes and more than 13 times […]Read More