Tags : Street


5.2 Magnitude Quake Hits Athens, Sends People Into the Streets

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, as quoted by ABC News, the quake was a 5.2 magnitude. However, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has estimated the quake’s magnitude at 5.3. Another strong tremor has been felt in Athens following a 5.2 magnitude quake that hit the city earlier on Friday, Reuters […]Read More


Bangkok streets flooded, heavier rain warned

Heavy rain flooded a dozen streets in nine Bangkok districts on Friday while the Meteorological Department predicted heavier downpours from Sunday due to tropical storm Mujigae. Heavy rain started in the capital at about 10am Friday and flooding began two hours later. Affected areas were in Bang Khen, Bang Kapi, Chatuchak, Din Daeng, Dusit, Laksi, […]Read More


Commuter-rejecting taxis rampant on 4 Bangkok streets

A mobile phone application from the Department of Land Transport has revealed that Bangkok’s Sukhumvit, Silom, Sathon and Phaya Thai are the streets where taxi drivers routinely reject commuters in need. Chirute Visalachitra, deputy director-general of the department, said on Monday that taxi passengers who used its DLT Check-in application reported that rejection problems happened […]Read More


Government set to move beggars from streets on sustainable basis

BANGKOK, 22 Jan 2015 (NNT) – The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) will lead a campaign to address the ongoing beggar issue on a sustainable basis, with a major clean-up operation to be organized from January 26th -30th. Minister of Social Development and Human Security Police General Adul Sangsingkeaw said that the […]Read More


Bangkok protests: Police close 5 more roads

BANGKOK, 5 August 2013 (NNT) – Following the closure of 5 additional roads for security purposes, the Metropolitan Police Bureau will be facilitating Bangkok traffic for the convenience of commuters. According to the Bureau, five additional roads will be closed to traffic. The closed sections are between the following intersections: Rajchavithi and Karn Ruen, Kathiyani […]Read More


Russian-American Stabbed during street robbery in Pattaya

Mr. Nicholaji Dikiy, a 73 year old Russian-American, who is believed to be a retired Soldier and former CIA Agent was stabbed in a street robbery which occurred in front of a condominium, in Central Pattaya. The incident occurred late on Sunday Night and was partially caught on CCTV and witnessed by members of the […]Read More


36 teenage street racers arrested in Nakhon Pathom

Thirty-six teenage motorcycle street racers were arrested in Nakhon Pathom’s Buddhamonthon district on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. Pol Lt Col Thongchai Natesakhawat, deputy chief superintendent of Buddhamonthon police station, said more than 60 police officers and volunteers were deployed to Aksa Road to take action against the illegal street racers. Read more: Bangkok […]Read More