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Benz woman in hot water after applying for new licence to avoid traffic fines

Benz woman in hot water after applying for new licence to avoid traffic fines

The Pak Chong Department of Land Transport were displeased when they found out that a woman who reported her licence was stolen was found out to be lying.  They went…

Call for tourist limit on Koh Lan to solve garbage issue

Call for tourist limit on Koh Lan to solve garbage issue

An independent environmental health expert has called for the number of visitors to Koh Lan in Chon Buri to be less than 5,000 per day to tackle the overwhelming garbage…

Tragic Phoenix goes up for auction

Tragic Phoenix goes up for auction

The double-decker cruise boat Phoenix, which sank off Phuket last July killing 47 Chinese tourists, is among 48 items that the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) will auction off on Wednesday…

Private hospital in trouble for charging Bt30,000 for diarrhoea

Private hospital in trouble for charging Bt30,000 for diarrhoea

A PRIVATE hospital is in hot waters for charging a patient Bt30,000 for a simple stomach infection. A source at the Internal Trade Department revealed yesterday that a review of…

“Happy” the drink driving monk tells cops he thought the alcohol was “medicine”

“Happy” the drink driving monk tells cops he thought the alcohol was “medicine”

Police in Chaiyaphum in Thailand’s north east mounted a search after locals reported a man in saffron robes was driving erratically in the area.  A checkpoint mounted by the Phukhiaw…

Jomtien’s Black Sea: Sticking a plaster on a gaping wound!

Jomtien’s Black Sea: Sticking a plaster on a gaping wound!

A picture on the Manager site showed what the authorities had done so far to stop more repulsive black sludge from flowing into the sea.  Sandbags blocking a drain.  It…

Snakes alive! But little pussy cat escapes from these jaws of death!

Snakes alive! But little pussy cat escapes from these jaws of death!

A superb picture on the site of ONB News showed what awaited a little kitten if he had not scampered away in time.  The jaws belonged to a python “as…

Thai Road Rage: BMW driver claims he was in the right – what do you think?

Thai Road Rage: BMW driver claims he was in the right – what do you think?

A road rage incident caught on a dash cam reached the Thai national TV news after it was posted on Facebook. Bird Tanapeerakoon was driving along a road when a…

Thai roads: 6,129 dead so far this year – 729 this month – 29 on Monday

Thai roads: 6,129 dead so far this year – 729 this month – 29 on Monday

Daily News reported the latest unofficial figures for people pronounced dead at the scene of road accidents in Thailand.  They cautioned that the figures were likely to rise when all…

Iron rod goes clean through Thai man’s testicles after fall from mango tree

Iron rod goes clean through Thai man’s testicles after fall from mango tree

A Thai man was in agony after he fell from a mango tree in southern Thailand and got pierced in a very delicate area.   Daily News reported that an iron…