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Bad Weather Disrupts Search For Japanese Diver off Koh Phangan

Bad Weather Disrupts Search For Japanese Diver off Koh Phangan

Search efforts for a Japanese tourist who went missing in the sea off Koh Phangan were paused Thursday due to flooding and heavy rain. Rescue personnel, Thai and foreign diving…

Temple dog killer turns himself in – but she bit me first, he says

Temple dog killer turns himself in – but she bit me first, he says

A 57 year old man caught on CCTV running over a temple dog has given himself up to police. He said he didn’t mean to kill “Duck Dick” but he…

South ravaged by floodings

South ravaged by floodings

The southern provinces down from Champhon to Ranong and Narathiwat in the deep south are still hard hit by heavy to very heavy rains and subsequent floodings and flashfloods with most…

Eight Taiwanese injured in van crash

Eight Taiwanese injured in van crash

Eight Taiwanese tourists were injured when a chartered van they traveled in from Phuket to Krabi crashed a roadside hill on the road to Krabi. The incident happened at about…

Phuket ‘Try Dive’ tours blasted for coral damage

Phuket ‘Try Dive’ tours blasted for coral damage

A local marine conservationist has blasted the surge in “Try Dive” tours for damage to coral reefs at key dive tour sites off Phuket. Local marine conservationist Paitoon Panchaiyaphom was…

Heiress to big pharmaceutical company drugged and taken to short time hotel

Heiress to big pharmaceutical company drugged and taken to short time hotel

The family of a young heiress to a Thai pharmaceutical company has claimed that she was molested in a short time hotel after being drugged by a man in an…

Stricter driver theory test for candidates for driving licenses

Stricter driver theory test for candidates for driving licenses

Beginning yesterday, candidates applying for driving license will need to attend longer driver theory test to make sure qualified drivers know how to drive safely. This is aimed at increasing…

Man goes on Facebook to ask thief to return his money after he left card in ATM in Surat Thani

Man goes on Facebook to ask thief to return his money after he left card in ATM in Surat Thani

A Thai man has made an online appeal to a female thief who he said emptied his account after he mistakenly left his ATM card in the machine. Chaiyuth Kanchanarat…

Floods worsened in South as more rains are expected

Floods worsened in South as more rains are expected

Floods continued to worsen and spread out as a result of the unrelenting rains in many southern provinces. Narathiwat province has been hit by sustained rains in all of its…

Canadian dies on Koh Phangan during New Year’s Eve celebrations

Canadian dies on Koh Phangan during New Year’s Eve celebrations

A Canadian man who died during the New Year’s Eve celebrations on Koh Phangan is said to have drowned. According to a report in the Global Affairs officials are providing…