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Phuket driver nabbed with 2,000 meth pills

Phuket driver nabbed with 2,000 meth pills

A 36-year-old Thai truck driver was arrested with 2,000 methamphetamine pills (ya bah) in Rassada on Friday night (May 17). At 00.40 on Friday (May 17), Chief of the Defence…

Na Jomtien beach polluted with putrid wastewater – tourists urged to stay away

Na Jomtien beach polluted with putrid wastewater – tourists urged to stay away

Tourists have been warned to avoid Na Jomtien beach in Chonburi after wastewater contaminated the sea turning it black. The warning comes after footage shared to social media on Saturday…

New wife begs for forgiveness to old wife and son at police station

New wife begs for forgiveness to old wife and son at police station

Daily News reported on the scene at a Chantaburi police station where a woman charged with murder of a local official begged for forgiveness to the victims’s ex wife. Benjawan…

Clean up and carry on: Central staff told not to wait for police after “many” suicides, claims local media

Clean up and carry on: Central staff told not to wait for police after “many” suicides, claims local media

The Pattaya News has voiced suspicions that staff at Central Festival Pattaya Beach are trained to quickly get rid of the mess of suicide victims rather than make any attempt…

‘Mushroom pickers’ freed by royal pardon

‘Mushroom pickers’ freed by royal pardon

A KALASIN couple jailed since 2017 for forest encroachment left prison one year early yesterday as beneficiaries of a royal pardon.  Udom and Daeng Sirisorn had been the recipients of…

British man stabbed, girlfriend disappear as police hunt for suspect stalls

British man stabbed, girlfriend disappear as police hunt for suspect stalls

Police have yet to make any progress in arresting a foreign man for stabbing a British national in Phuket earlier this month – with the victim and his girlfriend both…

More youngsters dying in road accidents

More youngsters dying in road accidents

ROAD ACCIDENTS kill more than 17,000 children and teenagers in Thailand every year, the latest statistics show. And most of these fatalities involve motorcycles, Road Safety Policy Foundation’s manager Thanapong…

British man jumps to his death at Central Festival mall in Pattaya

British man jumps to his death at Central Festival mall in Pattaya

A British man leapt to his death at the Central Festival shopping mall in Pattaya on Thursday. Police and rescue workers attended the scene at approximately 4.30pm after receiving a…

PM promises to do “better and better” if he is reappointed

PM promises to do “better and better” if he is reappointed

Thailand’s junta leader and Phalang Pracharat party’s candidate for prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha speaks during the party’s final major campaign rally in Bangkok on March 22, 2019, ahead of the…

Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July

Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July

FOREIGNERS aged 50 and above living in Thailand on a long-stay visa will likely have to buy health insurance from July onwards, as authorities are preparing guidelines to enforce the…