Author Archive

Get A Share Of Motorcycle Fines In Bangkok !

By |

Get A Share Of Motorcycle Fines In Bangkok !

A scheme is underway that might allow members of the public to take a share in motorcycle fines in Bangkok. All you will have to do is take a picture of a bike travelling or parked illegally on the sidewalk and send it to the authorities. The registration must be showing. Then when a fine has been paid…

Read more »

Harley Davidson Production Coming To Thailand

By |

Harley Davidson Production Coming To Thailand

American Motorcycle builder Harley-Davidson, praised by US President Donald Trump as a pillar of American manufacturing and keeping jobs at home, is building a new plant in Thailand. Harley-Davidson serves as an example of the nuanced economic realities that are pushing US companies to lay off workers at home and set up new factories overseas….

Read more »

Foreigner In Lucky Escape As Wall Collapses In Bangkok

By |

Foreigner In Lucky Escape As Wall Collapses In Bangkok

A foreigner had a lucky escape after a large chunk of wall from a demolition site fell on him as he was taking a Saturday morning stroll. The man – aged about 45 – was hit on the upper arm and shoulder but was not seriously hurt. Whoever did it refused to come out and take responsibility. A…

Read more »

Blushing Bride Has Wedding Day Disaster

By |

Blushing Bride Has Wedding Day Disaster

A beautiful Cinderella bride was turned into an ugly sister after a make-up disaster on her wedding day left her in tears. But the story – that has captivated the Thai nation online and on national TV – now has the traditional happy ending. It began when Darika Klinkuhlab posted pictures of herself on her big day….

Read more »

Khon Kaen Nurse Contracts TB From A Patient

By |

Khon Kaen Nurse Contracts TB From A Patient

Thai media has said that the case of a Khon Kaen nurse who contracted tuberculosis from a sick patient highlights the need for continued action to help Thailand’s nurses. While reports that the government were adding more than 10,000 nurses to hospitals over the next few years was good news, much remained to be done. They highlighted the case…

Read more »

Street Vendors Face Tough New Regulations In Bangkok

By |

Street Vendors Face Tough New Regulations In Bangkok

Street food vendors in Bangkok’s Yaowarat (China Town) and Khao San Road areas face strict new regulations to allow them to stay in business. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will require that vendors undergo a two-day hygiene training course where they must pass a test, to present their medical certificates to the BMA Health Office…

Read more »

Lovely Female Mechanic Making Waves In Korat With Beauty And Brains

By |

Lovely Female Mechanic Making Waves In Korat With Beauty And Brains

A beautiful female mechanic in Korat has swapped an office life with AIS for the grease and machinery of a downtown car workshop. Now “Nong Khao Fang” is up her ears in grease and brake pads as she repairs cars in the Hua Talee sub-district of the north eastern Thai province. But Khao Fang – real name Phawida…

Read more »

Far Fewer Brits Coming To Thailand But Arrests Are UP !

By |

Far Fewer Brits Coming To Thailand But Arrests Are UP !

Figures revealed by the British government show a huge drop of visitors to Thailand in recent years but a massive rise in arrests especially for drugs. The conclusion is clear that the criticism of “Brits behaving badly in Thailand” is an increasingly observable fact. Also when taken as a percentage far more British people are dying in Thailand and…

Read more »

Student Falls To His Death In Shopping Mall

By |

Student Falls To His Death In Shopping Mall

The body of a 19-year-old engineering student was found on the ground floor outside the Esplanade shopping mall in Nonthaburi on Monday morning, police said. The student, Chatbodin Meeprasert, was later seen on a security camera recording opening a fire exit on the sixth floor of the mall. But the footage did not show how…

Read more »

Bomb Goes Off In Military Hospital Injuring Elderly Patients

By |

Bomb Goes Off In Military Hospital Injuring Elderly Patients

An explosion at the guest room for retired military officials at King Mongkut hospital injured a dozen of elderly people. It was not immediately known whether a surge in electricity caused the explosion or not, but all the injured were admitted to the emergency room for treatment. There was no fire when it exploded. Authorities are…

Read more »