Archive For July 30, 2018

Isaan Hit By Heavy Flooding With Two More Storms To Come

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Isaan Hit By Heavy Flooding With Two More Storms To Come

North-Eastern provinces have been warned of heavy flooding due to the overflowing Mekong River and reservoirs, following days of heavy rains. The warning by local authorities came as Thailand braces for at least two more storms originating in the Pacific Ocean between August and September. Rising water levels in Mekong River yesterday caused flooding in…

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Domestic Violence Is A Serious Offence Not A Family Matter Say Justice Department

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Domestic Violence Is A Serious Offence Not A Family Matter Say Justice Department

Every day, domestic violence hurts numerous children and women. The problem has seemingly surged lately, with statistics showing domestic violence soared by 83.6 per cent between January and March this year. Victims are spouses, parents, siblings, children, adopted children, grandparents and in-laws. The Office of Justice Affairs on Sunday released infographics to underline the problem…

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Royal Decree Blows Work Permits Wide Open

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Royal Decree Blows Work Permits Wide Open

The Phuket News issued an article on work permits last month. Here is part two. Under the old rules, foreigners who needed a work permit were prohibited from doing any work, for any employer, anywhere, under any such conditions if such were not detailed and, therefore, permitted in the work permit itself. That is no…

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Murder Hunt On As Body Is Discovered In Loei Reservoir

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Murder Hunt On As Body Is Discovered In Loei Reservoir

Locals in Pha Khao district of Loei in Thailand’s north-east discovered the corpse of a man half floating in a reservoir. The unidentified man was dressed only in boxer shorts and had been in the water two to three days. His feet and hands were tied and there was a nylon cord tied to his…

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Hunt For Man Whose Facebook Photo Drove Woman To Suicide

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Hunt For Man Whose Facebook Photo Drove Woman To Suicide

A court on Thursday approved the arrest warrant for a former village headman after it was claimed he raped a woman and then posted a humiliating photo of the encounter on his Facebook page, driving her to suicide. The suspect, identified as Noppadol Nawaariya from Tak’s Phop Phra district, was wanted for rape, which is…

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Assistant Nurse Trainee Shoots Boyfriend Dead In Car In Bang Na, Bangkok

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Assistant Nurse Trainee Shoots Boyfriend Dead In Car In Bang Na, Bangkok

Police and rescue medics called to Bang Na Trat Soi 4 (Soi Isaraniwet) found a 28 year old man dead from a gunshot wound to the head in the front of a Toyota Vios car. The car was souped up and had stickers indicating “Vios Racing Thailand”. The dead man was Anuwat Noowan dressed in…

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Fancy A Few Oysters? Read The Following First !

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Fancy A Few Oysters? Read The Following First !

They’re a popular delicacy across the world and considered an aphrodisiac by many. But while lots of people enjoy eating oysters, it seems there’s one thing people don’t really know about them. And that’s that raw oysters, the kind served on ice with a wedge of lemon, are still alive. It’s no secret, but it’s…

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Court Spokesman Explains Why Alleged Knife Murderer Was Acquitted

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Court Spokesman Explains Why Alleged Knife Murderer Was Acquitted

The spokesman of the court of justice tried to clarify why the Criminal Court ordered the acquittal of the defendant in a murder case which allegedly led to an apparent suicide by the murder victim’s father. The defendant, Mr Natthapong Nernkiri, was charged with murder for stabbing to death Mr Thanit Kanhasunthorn in Din Daeng…

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Three Major Dams Are Now More Than 80% Full

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Three Major Dams Are Now More Than 80% Full

Three major dams on the southwestern part of the country are now more than 80 percent full although the end of the rainy season is about three months away. According to the Irrigation Department, the Srinakarin dam in Kanchanaburi province is now 83 percent full with 14,790 million cubic metres of water; the Kaeng Krachan…

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World’s Biggest Clubs Interested In Buying Wild Boars Football Academy

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World’s Biggest Clubs Interested In Buying Wild Boars Football Academy

Some of the world’s biggest football clubs are interested in buying the Moo Pa Wild Boars football academy. But the club’s vice president and manager, Kittipong Intaechai, has said despite the interest his club is not for sale at any price. Mr Intaechai said the purpose of the academy is to help improve the lives…

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