The unidentified Russian, believed to be in his 60s, died instantly in the March 8 accident near the U-turn in front of the Ambassador City Hotel. Police said Rampung Thepwarin, 39, and her 19-year-old daughter Sudarath were traveling at high speed on Sukhumvit Road toward Sattahip when they hit the man.
Whether you're scrolling through your Instagram feed or reading travel magazines, it's easy to see that Southeast Asia is having a moment. From Cambodia's jungle vegetation to the Philippines' crystal clear lagoons, one of the greatest benefits of traveling to this region of the world is its diverse landscape.
PHILIPPINES: Govt won't evade ICC Probe MANILA: The Philippine government is not evading the International Criminal Court's possible investigation into the country's campaign against illegal drugs, the Philippine News Agency reported. Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said this Wednesday night, as he explained President Rodrigo Duterte's move to withdraw the country's ratification of a treaty that established the ICC.
A Chinese Man in Yongsheng County, Yunnan Province who was illegally keeping an Asian bear as a pet told police that he had found the animal as a cub and initially mistook it for a puppy. Police acted on a tip from a neighbor who saw a post about the animal on social media.
Panida Yotpanya, above, the 22-year-old intern who exposed the embezzlement at the Khon Kaen Protection Centre for the Destitute, has been offered a job by Krungthai Bank, and scholarships at several universities. Bravery has paid off for Panida Yotpanya, the 22-year-old intern who exposed irregularities at a welfare centre in Khon Kaen, with state-run Krungthai Bank offering her a job after she graduates.
A dog is caught and vaccinated in Nakhon Phanom's Na Kae district, as authorities ramp up efforts to stem the spread of rabies in the area. Three tambons in Nakhon Phanom have been declared temporary epidemic zones after a dog which bit a man in tambon Phum Kae of Na Kae district in early March was found to be infected with rabies.
Many items of counterfeit brand-name clothing worth over 4 million baht are seized from a garment booth opened at a department store in downtown Hat Yai district, Songkhla on Wednesday. SONGKHLA: More than 3,000 counterfeit brand-name garments worth over 4 million baht have been seized from a booth at a popular department store mall in downtown Hat Yai district.
Director of Cope Tiger 2018, Group Captain Sapachai Silanin, recently met with the Governor of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Wichien Chantaranochai, to discuss the exercise. The military drills are being held from March 12 - 23 in the provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima, Lopburi and Khon Kaen.
Police arrest Qatari Mohammed Ibrahim Ai-malki and a Thai woman in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri, on Wednesday for allegedly robbing a gold shop in Uthai Thani. CHON BURI: A Qatari national and a Thai woman have been apprehended in Bang Lamung district for allegedly robbing a gold shop before making off with jewellery worth around 3 million baht.
KHON KAEN: A man who took a bicycle parked in front of a shophouse for a joyride on Sunday night and returned it the following night now finds himself in trouble with the law. The owner filed a complaint with police on Monday after his bike, parked in front of his mobile phone shophouse in Nam Phong district, vanished on Sunday night.
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Two robbers attacked the owner of a gold shop in Uthai Thani with a crowbar and made off with 188 gold necklaces worth Bt3.7 million on Monday. A man and a woman wearing crash helmets entered the Mae Tungkuay gold shop in Nong Chang district at dusk and hit the owner on the head with a crowbar, Pol Col Paisit Kaewcharas, commander of the Nong Chang police station, said.
A banquet of fresh fruit and vegetables is enjoyed by 70 elephants at Ayutthaya Elephant Kraal in Ayutthaya province on Tuesday. Merit-making ceremonies and buffet feasts were on order for elephants in several provinces on Tuesday to mark Thai Elephant Day.
Well, the House Intelligence Committee may be tapping out, but our intelligence community is still exploring every potential crumb dropped along the trail that could lead back to Russia's interference in a U.S. election. Of those "sex coaches," the story of two who were being held in a Bangkok, Thailand prison made the rounds, because of their plea to the U.S. to help them, in exchange for alleged evidence regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election.
FISH caught off the coast of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture will no longer be sold at restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand, after consumer groups protested over possible nuclear contamination. Thailand was the first country to purchase fish from Fukushima Prefecture on March 1, almost exactly seven years after an earthquake and tsunami which caused a nuclear reactor meltdown at the Tokyo Electric Power Co Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in 2011.
About 6 million tablets of methamphetamine and 160 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine were seized in Chiang Khan district of the Northeastern province of Loei late on Monday night. In the far South, 1.6 million speed pills and 350kg of crystal methamphetamine have been seized in a major operation in Narathiwat province.
Schoolchildren in Nakhon Ratchasima were being coached on water safety on Tuesday morning, a private foundation's bid to curb the high rate of drownings in the northeastern province. Almost 100 Nakhon Ratchasima youngsters have drowned in the past three years, 20 during the most recent school break alone.