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20 injured in train collision in Ratchaburi province between freight and passenger train on Monday

20 injured in train collision in Ratchaburi province between freight and passenger train on Monday

February 25, 2020

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RATCHABURI: A director of the State Railway of Thailand confirmed that three employees of the railway firm were among the injured in the accident which… Read More ›

Two tour bus passengers dead after vehicle overturned near the top of a scenic hill in the South of Thailand

Two tour bus passengers dead after vehicle overturned near the top of a scenic hill in the South of Thailand

February 24, 2020

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NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Police on Sunday questioned the 47-year-old driver about the incident following the deaths and serious injuries caused to three other passengers.  Two… Read More ›

Thai health boss strongly warns against public protests or political gatherings at this critical time

Thai health boss strongly warns against public protests or political gatherings at this critical time

February 22, 2020

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Dr Thanarak also said that if the situation continues to worsen in Italy, passengers from that country may also have to be screened. He again… Read More ›

Foreign couple stop on their way to their wedding to tend to an injured Krabi motorbike crash victim

Foreign couple stop on their way to their wedding to tend to an injured Krabi motorbike crash victim

February 19, 2020

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The couple appeared extremely proficient at handling the situation until the Krabi rescue team arrived not long after and then cooperated with them. The foreign… Read More ›

Thailand awaits Chinese recovery as oil shoots up amid hopes that the crisis may be over by April this year

Thailand awaits Chinese recovery as oil shoots up amid hopes that the crisis may be over by April this year

February 12, 2020

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Ship at sea: On Wednesday, the Thai Marine Department said it had not been approached by the US ship Westerdam to dock in Thailand following… Read More ›

Boat smash in Phuket leaves two Russian children, a boy and girl, dead with 22 tourists hospitalised

Boat smash in Phuket leaves two Russian children, a boy and girl, dead with 22 tourists hospitalised

February 10, 2020

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22 people taken to 4 different hospitals in Phuket with 15 treated at the site for minor injuries. Police investigation underway according to the marine… Read More ›

Health Minister in an outburst against western foreigners as 7 more are infected by the coronavirus

Health Minister in an outburst against western foreigners as 7 more are infected by the coronavirus

February 8, 2020

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In a statement last night, the minister appeared to target one western foreigner who refused his offer of a free face mask and said that… Read More ›

Austrian dies in falls from the 12th floor in Phuket. Death of 3 Austrian nationals within 48 hours

Austrian dies in falls from the 12th floor in Phuket. Death of 3 Austrian nationals within 48 hours

February 7, 2020

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Austrians Michael Bank De and Hei Delin De, both in their fifties, died instantly on Tuesday when their motorbike hit a pickup head-on while travelling… Read More ›

Thailand repatriates nationals from Wuhan with 6 more infections announced by the Health Ministry

Thailand repatriates nationals from Wuhan with 6 more infections announced by the Health Ministry

February 5, 2020

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The charter flight was provided by Air Asia which is expanding rapidly in Thailand, free of charge. This generous offer was communicated to the government… Read More ›

Thai doctors save life of elderly Chinese woman with new virus drug fix for advanced disease symptoms

Thai doctors save life of elderly Chinese woman with new virus drug fix for advanced disease symptoms

February 3, 2020

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Two doctors at Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok have notified medical journals of the treatment after having it verified by Chulalongkorn Hospital and the Department of… Read More ›

Thai Airways suspends flights to six Chinese destinations as coronavirus outbreak grows with 304 deaths

Thai Airways suspends flights to six Chinese destinations as coronavirus outbreak grows with 304 deaths

February 2, 2020

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The outbreak has now claimed over 300 lives and the infection rate has jumped to 14,400 as work in 21 provinces in China responsible for… Read More ›

Danish man killed in parachute jump as Russian drowns off Patong Bay on a tragic Saturday morning in the sun

Danish man killed in parachute jump as Russian drowns off Patong Bay on a tragic Saturday morning in the sun

February 2, 2020

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Dane was named only as 30-year-old Mr Stefan. Despite normal pre-flight checks at the small airport in Sri Racha, his parachute later failed due to… Read More ›

Young man dies from a severe skull fracture after crashing into the walls of an old Bangkok fort this morning

Young man dies from a severe skull fracture after crashing into the walls of an old Bangkok fort this morning

February 1, 2020

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Witnesses at the scene saw the man’s motorbike weaving on the road as it rode up an incline towards the Phra Sumen Fort and later… Read More ›

Blind beggar in Nonthaburi exposed as a failed businessman driving an SUV – fined by police at Bang Yai

Blind beggar in Nonthaburi exposed as a failed businessman driving an SUV – fined by police at Bang Yai

January 30, 2020

Crime, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

65-year-old Mr Somporn Kueyen, a gambling addict, came clean with police and told them about his failed business ventures that led him to undertake this… Read More ›

Disease control doctor warns a virus outbreak is now ‘highly possible’ in popular tourist areas in Thailand

Disease control doctor warns a virus outbreak is now ‘highly possible’ in popular tourist areas in Thailand

January 29, 2020

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Today’s announcement from the Disease Control Department at the Ministry of Public Health is an about-face and raises questions about the government’s softly, step by… Read More ›

Minister denies the government is prioritising tourism over safety tackling the Chinese corona virus

Minister denies the government is prioritising tourism over safety tackling the Chinese corona virus

January 27, 2020

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It comes as the number of deaths in China has gone past 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases. However international experts continue to be sceptical about… Read More ›

Government says virus under control in Thailand but the infection rate in China is worrying medical experts

Government says virus under control in Thailand but the infection rate in China is worrying medical experts

January 26, 2020

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Thai government to decide on screening of passengers from other Chinese provinces after Hubei and Wuhan flights were all grounded. For now, Thai authorities are… Read More ›

Paranoid Swiss man died in Pattaya home fire on Thursday from prolonged smoke inhalation

Paranoid Swiss man died in Pattaya home fire on Thursday from prolonged smoke inhalation

January 26, 2020

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It is believed that the elderly man started the fire himself by leaving a gas cooker and stove on for a long period of time.… Read More ›

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attack 7-year-old American boy on a beach

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attack 7-year-old American boy on a beach

January 24, 2020

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A 5-year-old boy from Finland was hospitalised in a similar attack last February at a time when a number of dogs in Krabi tested positive… Read More ›

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

January 22, 2020

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A pickup truck travelling on the same Chonburi road at dusk that evening could not have stopped as the 31-year motorcycle rider fell in its… Read More ›