Archive For May 15, 2018

Som Tam Seller Stabs His Wife’s Enemy Who Dies In Udon Thani Hospital

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Som Tam Seller Stabs His Wife’s Enemy Who Dies In Udon Thani Hospital

A Som Tam seller has given himself up to police in Udon Thani after he was caught on video stabbing his wife’s rival in a fight in a street in the village of Ban Dong Yuat. In the fight Suphatra Ooiha, 19, was getting the better of Praew when the latter’s husband joined the affray…

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Five Traveller Scams To Watch Out For In Thailand

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Five Traveller Scams To Watch Out For In Thailand

Home to some the world’s best beaches, tastiest food, and most epic parties, it’s no surprise Thailand is a hugely popular destination for travellers. Sadly, like most tourist towns in the world, it also shares the more sinister reputation as being a hotspot for holiday scams, with unsavoury folks targeting unsuspecting visitors’ wallets. But there’s…

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Two Killed As Car Crashes At 180 kph In Nakhon Pathom

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Two Killed As Car Crashes At 180 kph In Nakhon Pathom

A male driver and his female passenger were killed when their speeding car crashed into a power pole on a road island in Nakhon Pathom and caught fire early on Monday. The accident happened at 1 am on Phetkasem road at a u-turn spot in front of Wat Lad Yapraek in Tambon Sa Krathiam, Muang…

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Party-Hard Thailand Is Going After Rehab Tourists

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Party-Hard Thailand Is Going After Rehab Tourists

Thailand, a tropical paradise known as a place to let loose, these days is starting to get another reputation: as a low-cost option for foreigners looking to dry out.  While the Southeast Asian country’s fun-in-the-sun reputation has attracted more than 200 million visitors over the past decade, Thailand in recent years has become one of…

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Gun Violence In Thailand:- A Problem That Can’t Be Solved?

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Gun Violence In Thailand:- A Problem That Can’t Be Solved?

When Sunantha Ratchawat was hit, her body went numb. It was dark inside the bar, popular with young Thais drinking and dancing and on this night, it was crowded. Music – American hip hop – was blasting through the venue’s speakers. Sunantha, who goes by the name of Pam, was in her early 20s and…

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Distressed Srisaket To Seek Fight Postponement

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Distressed Srisaket To Seek Fight Postponement

Two-time WBC super-flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will have to delay his next fight in August he is not in a condition to train following the breakdown of his 14-year romance, according to his promoter. The 31-year-old boxer, who gained recognition around the world with a stunning win over Nicaragua’s Roman Gonzalez in New York…

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Pattaya Police Get Tough On Licenses:-Fines For Tourists And Rental Companies AND Confiscation Of Vehicle

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Pattaya Police Get Tough On Licenses:-Fines For Tourists And Rental Companies AND Confiscation Of Vehicle

Pattaya police have said that from now on if tourists are driving rental vehicles without licences they will be fined up to 1000 baht. But in a decisive new move the vehicle will also be confiscated. The rental company must then go and pick it up and pay a fine of up to 2,000 baht….

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Overheating Smartphone On KLM Flight Has Forced Authorities To Re-Examine “Batteries On Planes” Issue

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Overheating Smartphone On KLM Flight Has Forced Authorities To Re-Examine “Batteries On Planes” Issue

A KLM Boeing 777 has now landed safely in KL following an 18 hour lay-over in Phuket after a ‘precautionary landing’ forced on the pilot after a smartphone over-heated, emitting smoke in the passenger cabin. It’s not the first incident involving over-heating lithium batteries (if that was the cause) and is sure to bring another…

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Long Prison Sentences Handed To Khon Kaen “Karaoke Girl” Murder Defendants

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The provincial court in Khon Kaen has read judgment on the four female and one male defendants in the murder of karaoke girl Warisara “Em” Klinjui, 22. Em was found cut up and concealed in a field in the north eastern Thai province in May last year in a case that captivated the nation. Preeyanuch…

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Charity Golf Day At Ulratana Dam Golf Course In Aid Of Khaen Thong Children’s Home Playground

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Charity Golf Day At Ulratana Dam Golf Course In Aid Of Khaen Thong Children’s Home Playground

A charity golf day was held at the Ulratana Dam Golf Course outside of Khon Kaen on Wednesday, May 9th. The Dam, as it is affectionately known, was in excellent condition. Organizer Trevor Edge had done a magnificent job in attracting a field of 42, including Buriram Golf Society captain Keith Wood, fellow member Colin…

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