Parts of Pattaya suffered severe damage as a result of yesterday’s cyclonic attack. More than 10 houses and several vehicles were destroyed and at least one person was injured.
The lure of easy cash for little effort proved too much for two teenagers, who chose to run drugs to support their life-style. Their life-style is now running an abrupt change in itself over which they will have little control.
Tourist police raided the scam call centre office that was running over an internet shop by a European gang who used internet overseas calling to defraud the victims abroad. Approximately 10 million baht was discovered having been transferred to the gang’s accounts.
BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- The seven Red Shirt leaders detained on terrorism charges were released on Tuesday night at 7.45pm from Bangkok Remand Prison amid a group of supporters and an army of reporters who had gathered outside to celebrate the leaders' freedom.
Mr. Anton Avdanin (42), a Russian businessman, had a premonition of seeing an image of a Thai Buddhist monk, leading him to fly to Thailand to research further. After meeting the monk, Mr. Avdanin first carefully observed the monk’s actions for 2 years. He watched the monk making the fortune ceremony for the Thai disciples until one day he found the courage to ask the monk about his business’s aspect.
The “Queen’s Cup” Pink (ladies) Polo took place to raise funds for breast cancer and they also provided a wide variety of entertainment for the whole family through the whole fun filled afternoon. The “Regis Hotel Group” were the main sponsors and even fielded their own Polo team, who came close to winning, but were beaten by the “Thai Polo” team in the last minute of the final round.
A middle-aged German member of a gang of forgers was arrested in Pattaya in possession of a massive amount of equipment for producing millions of fake Baht. Apprehension of the other gang members is expected soon.
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New Zealand, Feb 22 – A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch on Tuesday, collapsing buildings, burying vehicles under debris and sending rescuers scrambling to help trapped people amid reports of multiple deaths.
BANGKOK, Feb 22 - Thai police on Tuesday arrested Red Shirt core faction leader Surachai Danwattananusorn for allegedly committing lese majeste, insulting the country's revered monarchy.
Sriracha police claim that the drug dealer who shot and wounded the Laem Chabang inspector has been caught.
A new masseuse decided to affect an advance on expected earnings but neglected to inform her employer. On noticing the plundered cash float, the employer became decidedly miffed,.
Following a police chase, a drug agent was successfully caught with 190 pills of Ya-Ba and 9.5 gram of Ya- Ice before expanding the arrest to include his group at the residence.
Na Jomtien police, cooperating with local officers blocked a suspect’s luxury village’s entrance in order to apprehend him successfully. A huge amount of evidence were found.
BANGKOK, Feb 21 – Thai army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence on Monday led the military attaché corps of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to Phum Srol village at the Thai-Cambodian border to observe army operations and the effects of border clashes between Thai and Cambodian soldiers earlier this month.
The film Eternity by Thai director Sivaroj Kongsakul has won a Tiger Award at the 40th Rotterdam International Film Festival recently.
PATTAYA, Feb 20 - Yani Tseng of Taiwan scored a sizzling final round six-under-par 66 on Sunday to capture the Honda LPGA Thailand by five shots and easily defend the world No. 1 ranking she secured for the first time in her career last week.
The Ministry of Education has announced that Thailand is to be the host of the 23rd International Olympiad in Informatics: IOI 2011. The 84 member countries will participate in this upcoming activity as well.
A large number of foreign tourists and residents showed their solidarity with their Thai hosts and partners by joining them in the temples to celebrate Makha Bucha Day – one of the most important days in the religious calendar.
A Ya-Ba dealer, noticing he was on the wrong end of a police sting operation took desperate measures while fleeing the scene. He shot a police inspector who was hot on his heels, dangerously wounding him.