BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Land Transport (DLT) has announced that as of September truck drivers transporting containers that fail to fasten shipping containers’ twist locks before going on the road will be fined a maximum Bt50,000. The new fine comes after a 34-year-old Thai woman was crushed and killed by a fallen shipping container […]
Elephant Santas deliver gifts to Ayutthaya schoolchildren on Christmas Eve
AYUTTHAYA – Elephants dressed as Santas from Ayutthaya Elephant Palace and Royal Kraal visited school children to hand out gifts on Monday. Students at Ayutthaya’s Jirasat Wittaya School, some of whom were also dressed in Santa outfits, crowded around the four elephants who handed out presents such as teddy bears with their trunks. Masked […]
What they wear are the same as school boys’ and girls’ uniforms, reminding themselves of their childhood and re-energizing themselves.
AYUTTHAYA – Over 800 elderly people in new school uniforms return to classroom in a program designed to promote social interactions of the seniors in Ayutthaya province. The elderly students, who are attending 16 schools in the former capital of Thailand, joined the opening ceremony of this year’s program on Thursday. Officials from related […]
"I really like going to school. I gained knowledge and it's really fun. I have a lot of friends, know a lot more people," said Seangnual. "I feel lonely whenever I don't go to school, I want to go back and meet my friends. I miss the classroom."
AYUTTHAYA – Wearing crisp red-and-white uniforms, a group of 60-year-olds pile into a bus, smiling broadly as they make their way to a school in Ayutthaya, a province in Thailand. For this group, and others across the country, going back to school offers a way to fight loneliness at a time when changing demographics […]
– AYUTTHAYA – The driver of a minivan that rammed into a truck last week in Ayutthaya, resulting in the deaths of five passengers including four Japanese tourists, has been charged, police said Thursday. Two charges — reckless driving causing death, and reckless driving causing damage to others’ property — have been lodged against the […]