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Australian Actor Sullivan Stapleton Suffers Serious Injury in Bangkok

  BANGKOK – Australian actor Sullivan Stapleton has been seriously injured while shooting his UK television series in Bangkok, Thailand. The 36-year-old star of the upcoming sequel 300: Rise of an Emprie was filming US television series Strike Back in Bangkok. He was said to be exploring the country during his down time on the […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

US State Department Say’s Violence in Thailand “Inexcusable.”

  BANGKOK – The United States State Department expressed concern on Wednesday with regard to the increased violence in Thailand and called for restraint by all sides in a conflict that shows no immediate sign of ending. “Violence is not an acceptable means of resolving political differences,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told a daily […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Health Ministry Warns of Increasing use of Formalin by Market Vendors

  CHIANG RAI – The Public Health Ministry has warned consumers to be aware of buying fresh food and vegetable at fresh markets as now use of formalin among vendors is increasing and could be hazardous to their health. Vendors are found to use formalin to keep their merchandise fresh. The ministry’s permanent secretary Dr Narong […]

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Arrives in Chiang Rai

CHIANG RAI – Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in Chiang Rai province to follow up drug suppression and progress in the development of economic zone operations. She was welcomed by a group of hill-tribe people who shouted “PM Soo Soo” as she arrived at the Chiang Rai airport. There was no sign of […]

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Belgian Murderer and Russian Fugitive Arrested in Pattaya

  PATTAYA – Thai Immigration police arrested a 57-year old Belgian, Tcheo Joel Tcharada, a fugitive with valid arrest warrants issued by the Court of Verviers and Interpol accusing him of homicide. Immigration commissioner Pol Lt-Gen, Panu Kerdlarpphol told the media Monday that Mr Tcharada allegedly murdered his wife, Ms Paschale Daelen on Jan 14 […]

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Cambodian Man Arrested for Necrophilia, Raping 17 Year Old Dead Girl in her Coffin

  CAMBODIA – Villagers in a Prey Veng province community were horrified over the weekend after one of their neighbours allegedly confessed to digging up and sexually mutilating the dead body of a 17-year-old girl. Chin Chhean yesterday admitted to police he dug up the body of the girl – who died of a blood […]

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Still ‘No News’ on Missing Canadian Journalist David Walker

  BANGKOK – The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand yesterday sent a letter to Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen asking him to ensure an adequate investigation is being carried out into the disappearance of veteran journalist and author Dave Walker in Siem Reap town on February 14. “We recognize that as prime minister you have […]

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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