Various media sources from within Burma are reporting that key leaders of Burma’s military junta have stepped down on Sunday. The reports come as the southeast Asian nation gets ready for its first democratic elections since 1990 at the end of the year.
Two more Iranian nationals have been arrested smuggling crystal methamphetamine (Ya-Ice) at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Sunday. In similar circumstances to several busts made last week, the two men had arrived from Syria having organised an alleged ‘package tour.’
Following an unnamed tip-off, the Department of Special Investigations (DSI) Pattaya branch and narcotics officers raided a collection of popular gay bars in South Pattaya on Sunday. Searching for illegal sex shows, narcotics and underage entertainers, the DSI’s raid uncovered little evidence to support the investigation, but detained one underage staff member in the raids.
The Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Corporation recently announced an increase of their Thai investment, under the AutoAlliance Thailand (AAT) group, via a joint capital input of over Bt10 billion. The injection will be put forth in order to develop the AAT plant in Rayong to stimulate production and export of new vehicles by 2012.
Member of Parliament for the ruling Democrat Party, Sirichoke Sopha, said his meeting with detained alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was done in accordance with correction facility procedure. He also admitted that a large part of the visit contained questioning regarding former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and allegations of his involvement in arms trading.
Following the death of his 4-year-old son, Brett Wolfe was sent into a fatal spiral of grief, depression and sorrow, which ultimately ended in the taking of his own life. Only in his death are we all able to see Brett's shear determination to succeed as a single parent, battling through all the associated trials and tribulations, his everlasting love and dedication to his son shines through upon his own tragic demise.
Just 4 days after experiencing the accidental death of his 4-year-old son, a grief-stricken father decided to end his own life.
An American Tourist, who took a Thai woman back to his room after a drinking session in Walking Street, woke to find he had been drugged and robbed of all his valuables, passport and money.
The daughter of the Ambassador to Thailand fell to her death from a 25th floor apartment after allegedly climbing out of the window.
BANGKOK, Aug 27 - The wife of alleged Russian arms dealer Victor Bout on Friday read a statement dictated earlier by her husband in Bangkwang Central Prison specifically rejecting US government allegations regarding his involvement in the arms trade.
A woman was caught on CCTV petting a four year old cat seconds before picking her up and dumping her in a wheelie bin in Coventry.
Footage of the 33 trapped Chilean minors, their surroundings and opinions of the ongoing ordeal have been broadcast on Chilean TV overnight. Chile’s Health Minister even exclaimed that all the miners were in relatively good health despite being trapped on minimal supplies for over 3 weeks.
HIV positive German pop star Nadja Benaissa, accused of knowingly infecting a former partner with the deadly virus, has escaped with only a two year suspended prison sentence.
The British ringleader of an international network of Facebook users who shared upwards of 100,000 indecent images has been jailed for four years on Thursday.
A minor fire on the exterior of the ‘Time-Out’ Ice Cream Parlour caused a brief panic along Walking Street on Friday morning. The blaze, believed to be the result of a neon sign overheating, was contained by fast-acting fire fighters, before it was allowed to spread to adjacent premises.
Eager shoppers and employees at the Big C shopping complex in North Pattaya were thrown into a brief panic on Thursday night as an uncontrolled fire ignited forcing an evacuation of the center. It was later revealed that the blaze, a suspected electrical fire, was the second incident to occur at the busy shopping on the same day.
A two month old tiger cub was found sedated in a suitcase full of soft toys after x-rays raised suspicion among airport staff due to the presence of a beating heart and other vital organs appeared on monitors.
A Thai 274kg Thai woman who had not left her apartment in over 3-years has been the subject of a relative media frenzy on Thursday as a full-scale expedition was enacted in an attempt to transport her to hospital.
A security guard has been critically injured in a grenade explosion along central Bangkok’s Rangnam Road on Thursday. The attack happened merely meters from the site of the July 30 attack, in front of the upmarket King Power duty-free shopping complex.
Five Iranian nationals have been arrested in three separate drug busts at the Suvarnabhumi Airport this week. Over 12kg’s of the illicit drug crystal methamphetamine with a street value of Bt43 million was confiscated in the cases.