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VIDEO: Royal Thai Gripen Jet Fighter Crashes at Children’s Air Show in Hat Yai, Thailand

. . HAT YAI – A Thai military air show for children was marred by tragedy on Saturday (Jan 14) when a fighter jet plunged from the sky and burst into flames, killing the pilot. Families were gathered at the airport in the southern city of Hat Yai to watch the show put on for […]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

5 Year Old Girl Latest Victim of Flooding in Southern Thailand

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said Tuesday that severe flooding in southern Thailand has claimed 25 lives, with two people reported missing and more than a million people affected. A five-year-old girl in Prachuab province became the latest victim when a flash flood hit a van she was […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Tourists Stranded in Koh Samui as Flooding Causes Flight Cancellations

 .  . SUARAT THANI – Heavy rains and flood conditions have been wreaking havoc over many parts of Thailand. Yesterday was another such day when torrential rains continued to cause major trouble to the residents of the country. In fact, in southern areas of Thailand at least 12 people have been killed due to severe […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand,Tourism News | Read More »

Tour Bus Carrying South Korean Tourists Crashes in Phetchaburi Province, Thailand

. . PHETCHABURI – A passenger bus carrying 12 South Korean tourists and two Thai guides overturned at a curve on rain-slicked Highway in the Muang district of Phetchaburi Province on Friday morning. Pol Capt Akkamet Singsang, a Muang district police investigator, told reporters that the accident occurred about 3.40 am when the bus carrying the […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

God and Good Luck Guide Train Travellers in Southern Thailand

. . NARATHAIWAT – For passengers on the 12.33pm train from Thai town of Hat Yai to Sungai Kolok, god and good luck are touchstones for survival. So far this year the railway, which cuts through Thailand’s insurgency-riddled ‘Deep South’, has been blown up three times by Malay-Muslim separatist rebels. They are determined to show […]

December 27th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Bus Crashes in Southern Thailand Injuring 15 Tourists

  SURAT THANI – 15 foreigners tourists were have been injured, four seriously, when thetour bus they were riding in plunged into a roadside ditch and overturned about 5.30am on Wednesday. Pol Capt Pichit Khaosuwan reported that the bus was travelling from Bangkok to Krabi. The driver lost control during heavy rain and it veered […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Holiday Musical Wows – International School of Samui Carols by Candlelight

. KOH SAMUI – The entire International School of Samui (ISS) Primary School community gathered on the evening of Tuesday 13thDecember to enjoy a truly amazing ‘Carols by Candlelight’ holiday musical event planned and executed by ISS teachers and Primary Class students. It was an evening of traditional Christmas songs wonderfully executed by students, a […]

December 17th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

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