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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…

KBank launches K PLUS overseas funds transfer feature

KBank launches K PLUS overseas funds transfer feature

Kasikornbank (KBank) has introduced K PLUS, a new feature that allows customers to make overseas funds transfer with ease anywhere with no support documents required.  The company said in a…

Teachers urged to make school environments safe

Teachers urged to make school environments safe

Teachers are being urged to improve school environments to prevent accidents among pupils as most schools open for a new semester this week. Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Chayapol…

Praise for Aussie doctor helping out at accident in Tak

Praise for Aussie doctor helping out at accident in Tak

INN reported on a road accident in Mae Sot, Tak in Thailand north west when an Australian doctor helped give first aid to a motorcycle rider injured in a collision. …

Pattaya in crisis: Meeting held to discuss what to do about speedboats on the beach

Pattaya in crisis: Meeting held to discuss what to do about speedboats on the beach

A meeting at City Hall in Pattaya heard that the Bali Hai port couldn’t cope with the number of speedboats taking tourists on tours.  Rapid expansion of services has meant…

“Ganja doctors” start training later this month

“Ganja doctors” start training later this month

The deputy chief of a public health group advocating traditional and alternative medicine will begin training doctors in treatment and dispensing of medical marijuana drugs later this month. Dr Sanphong…

Deported! Handicapped Chinese beggar came to Thailand to make money

Deported! Handicapped Chinese beggar came to Thailand to make money

A Chinese tourist was arrested in Chumphon in Thailand’s south on Monday for begging.   He Deyang, 54, was picked up by the road near the railway tracks after he was…

“Ai Moss” the rapist taken on reenactment of rape of Norwegian tourist in Koh Phangan

“Ai Moss” the rapist taken on reenactment of rape of Norwegian tourist in Koh Phangan

A video and media show accompanied the reenactment of the rape of a 26 year old Norwegian tourist after a 33 year old Thai man was arrested for the crime. …