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Thailand Can be a Deadly Destination for Australian Tourists

  BANGKOK – Thailand is one of the nation’s favourite overseas holiday destinations – but the popular family playground has a darker side. Figures reveal the South-East Asian kingdom is the deadliest destination for Aussies. The 100 Australians who died there last year accounted for one in eight of the 791 deaths on foreign soil. […]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

ChiangRai Bans Burning for Domestic Garbage and Rice Field Burning

  CHIANGRAI – Authorities in North Thailand say they are on full alert to prevent a repeat of last year’s haze crisis, which caused massive cancellations at all tourist destinations and substantial financial losses as tourists packed their bags and fled the scene. Last year, the haze troubled the entire north, from 21 January to […]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

American Neal Rosentha arrested for Soliciting Underage Girl

  PATTAYA – A local Pattaya Newspaper Pattaya One hass reported a 38 year old American, Neal Rosentha has been charged charged with conducting lewd acts with a girl under the age of 15 after he was caught in a compromising position with a 13 year old girl after meeting her on Pattaya Beach. Officers from the […]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Dutch Queen Beatrix Announces Abdication

  AMSTERDAM – Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands said on Monday she would abdicate after 33 years on the throne, to be succeeded in the largely ceremonial role by her eldest son, 45-year-old Willem-Alexander. The queen, who turns 75 this week, announced her abdication in a prerecorded televised address. The coincidence of her birthday and […]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Tourist in the News | Read More »

Department of Health Report say One in Five Kids Faces Obesity in Thailand

  BANGKOK – Department of Health deputy director-general Theerapol Topanthanont said on Monday that about one in five Thai preschoolers and one in 10 children of school age may suffer from obesity by 2015 because they are not getting proper nutrition. Dr Theerapol said Thai children on average consume only about one and a half tablespoons of […]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Health,News | Read More »

Thai Millionaire Killed by Falling Tree

  PATHUM THANI – A wealthy businessman has died after he was crushed by a tree that fell on him while he was riding a motorcycle in Muang district on Sunday, according to reports. Police and medical units pulled the severely injured man out from under the tree and rushed him to hospital. He was […]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Grand Tower Inn Hotel Fire in Bangkok Act of Arsonist

  BANGKOK – Police said a preliminary investigation indicated that the Sunday fire at the capital’s Grand Tower Inn Hotel was likely set by a hotel employee, the only fatality, and that the incident was due to personal conflicts. Pol Lt Colonel Avudh Udomrat, an inspector at Samray Police Station, received the report on the […]

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