Tags : Teen


Bangkok Tollway Accident: Teen driver’s case goes to juvenile court

The case of the 17-year-old girl, who involed in a fatal accident on December 28 which killed nine people and injuring several others, was handed over to the Central Children’s and Juvenile Court prosecutor on Monday. Metropolitan Police Bureau deputy commissioner Amnuay Nimmano said police investigators believe the suspect should be charged with reckless driving, […]Read More


Police complaint lodged against parents of Bangkok teen driver in

The parents of an underage driver involved in a road accident that killed nine van passengers in late December were Monday accused of illegally allowing her to drive without a licence. Law lecturers of Thammasat University, who lodged the police complaint on behalf of all 13 victims, including four injured passengers, also named the unidentified […]Read More


9 suspects detained for involvement in Sunday’s Yala car bombing

YALA, Feb 14 – A combined force of police and soldiers on Monday detained nine persons for their alleged involvement in Sunday’s powerful car bomb in a Yala municipality market which injured 18 people and set off a blaze that swept through 10 nearby shophouses and caused an estimated Bt10 million (US$330,000) in damage. The […]Read More


Thai teens and sex on Valentine’s Day

BANGKOK, 12 February 2011 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health has raised concern over the tendency of Thai teenagers having sex on Valentine’s Day, saying that unprepared sex can lead to the unwanted pregnancy problem. Deputy Public Health Minister Dr Phansiri Kullanartsiri cited a poll as showing that more teenagers attach importance to Valentine’s […]Read More


Thai teens not to lose virginity on Valentine’s Day: ABAC

BANGKOK, 10 February 2011 (NNT) – The majority of Thai youth do not deem the Valentine’s Day as a day to engage in sexual intercourse and lose their virginity, according to a recent survey by Assumption University Research Center (ABAC Poll). The survey was conducted with 1,256 teenagers aged from 12 to 24 years old […]Read More


Phuket Opinion: Guns and gangs not child’s play

PHUKET: Just hours before this editorial was written, friends of slain Phuket teenager Surachai (‘Neung’) Takuasook were burning his remains in the furnace of the crematorium in Baan Don village. The shiny white coffin used to house Surachai’s body until it was pushed into the fiery chamber read “Surachai Takuasook – age 17”, although Surachai […]Read More


Thai teens urged to prevent unwanted pregnancy, unsafe sex

BANGKOK, 19 January 2011 (NNT) – The Ministry of Education is pressing ahead with its campaign to raise awareness about unwanted pregnancy and unsafe sex among teenagers. Speaking upon the launch of the campaign, Education Minister Chinnaworn Boonyakiat elaborated that the campaign would educate teenagers aged between 15 and 19 years old to realize the […]Read More


Plastic bags not a wise substitute for condoms: Thai Healt

Using plastic bags instead of condoms during sex would put teenagers at risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and severe vaginal lacerations, the Public Health Ministry warned yesterday. A study has shown that some Mathayom 1 students in the Northeast had used plastic bags to prevent pregnancies and STDs. Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said […]Read More