Archive For September 21, 2018

Was It Right To Publicly Highlight Teacher’s Maths Mistakes ?

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Was It Right To Publicly Highlight Teacher’s Maths Mistakes ?

Heated debates about a teacher’s incorrect marking of a girl’s homework may sound like people are making a mountain of a molehill. Human errors, after all, are not unprecedented. But these debates, which spread like wildlife on social media, are not at all fruitless. They have at the very least nudged all sides to pay…

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Large Drug Busts In Thailand’s North and South

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Large Drug Busts In Thailand’s North and South

Six billion baht (US$184 million) worth of illegal drugs were intercepted by Thai authorities in two locations on Monday, interrupting supply lines to different parts of the country and overseas. The first major haul was discovered by the Narcotics Suppression Bureau after officers intercepted a pickup truck in Sukhothai in the lower north, while a…

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Why You Should Always Lock Your Hotel Room Door As Irishman Is Robbed While He Slept

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Why You Should Always Lock Your Hotel Room Door As Irishman Is Robbed While He Slept

The experience of an elderly Irish man in Pattaya should serve as a warning to tourists to always lock their hotel door at night. While 70 year old William Joseph was sleeping soundly in his Jomtien hotel room last Friday a thief was prowling the corridors checking all the doors to see you had left…

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Three Dogs Savage To Death Four Year-Old Girl Out Playing On Her Bike

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Three Dogs Savage To Death Four Year-Old Girl Out Playing On Her Bike

A four year old girl out playing innocently on her bicycle was savagely mauled to death by three dogs that got out of a neighbour’s yard. Yet the dog owner could face little more than a small fine or a short jail term. When Ban Khawao, Chaiyaphum, police arrived in the soi behind some houses…

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Sickening Report Of Three Secondary Boys Raping Four Year-Old Girl In School Toilets

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Sickening Report Of Three Secondary Boys Raping Four Year-Old Girl In School Toilets

Paveena Hongsakul and the Chonburi provincial police chief attended a news conference after it emerged that a four year old was raped in the school toilets by three boys in Mathayom 2 (the second year of secondary). There are suggestions that the boys may have been armed with a knife. The school was named as…

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Banking Coming Next Month to Every 7-Eleven

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Banking Coming Next Month to Every 7-Eleven

Twenty-million bank customers will be able to make basic transactions at all 7-Eleven stores when a pilot banking program launches next month. Government Savings Bank customers will be the first able to deposit and withdraw funds at more than 13,000 convenience stores across country starting Oct. 31, the bank announced Tuesday. Bank president Chatchai Payuhanaveechai…

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Phone Being Charged Explodes In Middle Of Night

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Phone Being Charged Explodes In Middle Of Night

A Facebook user issued a warning after being woken in the middle of the night with a bang. His phone that he was charging at the foot of the bed had exploded in flames. He managed to put out the fire with a pillow and bedclothes though he burned his hand in the process. He…

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Is Going “Back Home” Easier Said Than Done?

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Is Going “Back Home” Easier Said Than Done?

Before I start this blog let me be clear: I am a happy expat. Previous blogs have allured to the possibility of a return back to the UK, but I was just being open in sharing some of the questions expats, like myself, inevitably have had. What is our end game – will we ever…

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Thai League 2 Results And Table

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Thai League 2 Results And Table

PTT Rayong 1   Ang Thong 3 Chiangmai 2  Thai Honda 0 Kasetsart 2  Army 1 Nong Bua Pitchaya 1  Rayong 2 Trat 4  Samut Sakhon 1 Lampang 2  Krabi 3 Sisaket 1  Udon Thani 2 It’s tight at the top, three teams go up. Table:- 1 PTT Rayong 26 16 4 6 51 31 +20…

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New Zealander Collided With And Killed A Thai Motorcycle Rider On The Wrong Side Of The Road

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New Zealander Collided With And Killed A Thai Motorcycle Rider On The Wrong Side Of The Road

A dash cam video from the car of a New Zealander driving in Rayong showed the moment he collided with a Thai motorcyclist going the wrong way in the right lane on a bridge. The 28 year old motorcyclist was killed. He was named as a local employee called Worawut. Apparently , he was trying…

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