Archive For July 24, 2018

Father Of Murdered Son Jumps To His Death From Bangkok Court As The Accused Is Acquitted

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Father Of Murdered Son Jumps To His Death From Bangkok Court As The Accused Is Acquitted

A man jumped to his death on Monday morning from the eighth floor of a Bangkok Criminal Court building after seeing the suspect in his son’s murder acquitted. Supachai Kanlahasunthorn came to the court at 9am to hear the verdict in the trial of a man accused of stabbing Supachai’s son to death in April…

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Mekong River Rises Nearly Two Metres Overnight

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Mekong River Rises Nearly Two Metres Overnight

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is continuing with preparations against flooding due to a tropical depression bringing heavy rainfall across most of the country with the Mekong River level in Nong Khai rising rapidly and impeding boat travel. The Mekong River flowing bordering Nong Khai province rose a remarkable 169 centimetres in one day yesterday…

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Weather Warning For North And North-East Until Tuesday

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Weather Warning For North And North-East Until Tuesday

  The Thai Meteorological Department have issued another warning for people in the north and in north-east of the country to brace for intense rains or heavy rains in some areas, today and Tuesday due to another tropical depression. The depression is situated in the Bay of Tonkin, near Hainan Island heading towards the Chinese…

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How To Kick The Booze Habit ?

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How To Kick The Booze Habit ?

The Mental Health Department’s Alcoholism Centre has urged people who intend to stop drinking alcoholic beverages during the upcoming Buddhist Lent period (July 28 until mid-October) to make a start by reducing alcohol consumption gradually instead of an abrupt cessation. Going cold turkey on alcohol can cause symptoms such as shaking, shivering, irregular heart rate,…

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Skeletal Remains Found In Pai Jungle – Believed To Be Aussie Missing Since May

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Skeletal Remains Found In Pai Jungle – Believed To Be Aussie Missing Since May

Skeletal remains found deep in the jungle of Pai, Mae Hong Sorn, are believed to be those of a 63 year old Australian man missing since May. Pai police are as yet unsure whether the Aussie died from an accident or killed himself. Foul play was not mentioned in the report from the weekend. A…

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Thai League 2 Results And Table

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Kasetsart 1 Thai Honda 2 Lampang 1 Trat 1 Army 1 Udon Thani 0 PTT Rayong 1 Khonkaen 4 Sisaket 2 Samut Sakhon 2 Ang Thong 4 Rayong 4 Chiang Mai 2 Krabi 1 Fantastic result for KK keeps their dream of the top flight alive ! Table:- 1 PTT Rayong 20 12 4 4…

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Auspicious Holidays Bring Two-Day Alcohol Ban

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Auspicious Holidays Bring Two-Day Alcohol Ban

The auspicious Buddhist holidays Asarnha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent), also called “Vassa”, will be observed next Friday and Saturday (July 27-28), respectively. As both are major religious holidays, the sale of alcohol is banned across the nation on both days. Asarnha Bucha Day and the beginning of Buddhist Lent have been mandated…

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Phuket Croc Search Moves To Kata Noi Beach Which Has Been Closed To Swimmers

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Phuket Croc Search Moves To Kata Noi Beach Which Has Been Closed To Swimmers

The search for crocodile previously seen swimming off Yanui and Nai harn beaches moved to Kata Noi Beach today after staff from a nearby hotel saw the aquatic reptile crawling on the beach. Leading today’s inspection of Kata Noi Beach were Karon Mayor Tawee Thongcham, Vice Admiral Somnuk Preampramot, Commander of the Royal Thai Navy…

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Mutilated Torso Of Man Found In Bangkok Canal

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Mutilated Torso Of Man Found In Bangkok Canal

Police are investigating after the legless body of a man was pulled from the Saen Saep canal in Bangkok on Saturday afternoon. The body, which had been cut from the waist, was discovered near Soi 85/3 at Ramkhamhaeng. Police said the victim is a man aged between 40-50 years old who had been dead for…

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Man Who Doused Young Thai Woman In Gasoline And Set Her Alight Is Allowed Bail

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Man Who Doused Young Thai Woman In Gasoline And Set Her Alight Is Allowed Bail

A Bangkok man who doused a 22 year old Thai woman from Ubon in gasoline while she was eating with friends at a Som Tam stall and then set her alight , has been arrested. Incredibly the 23 year old Thai man was given bail by the court in Bangkok. He then told a friend…

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