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Monday, September 25, 2017

Three Arrested Over Brutal Beating of British Family

HUA HIN — Police said today that three Thai men have been charged for assaulting a family of British tourists in the resort town of Hua Hin during the Songkran festival. A fourth is still at large.

Rock Legend Tackles Gun-Wielding Soldier From Stage (Video)

BANGKOK — An Air Force officer in the northeast is under criminal and disciplinary investigation for pulling a gun on a rock star, a military spokesman said Friday.

Infant, Boy Among 6 Injured in Ratchathewi Apartment Fire (video)

BANGKOK — Six people including a baby girl were injured when a fire tore through an apartment early Monday morning in a small lane in Ratchathewi district.

Did These Motor Show Pretties Hew to ‘Thainess?’

BANGKOK — A press preview was held for the Bangkok International Motor Show today at Impact Muang Thong Thani, and as usual attention focused on the latest models – not the vehicles.

Thailand's Got Talent Producers Apologize for 'Desecrating Buddha's Footprint' [+video]

LAMPANG – The producers of a reality television series in Thailand have formally apologized for filming a scene on top of a mountain in Lampang province where Lord Buddha is said to have left a footprint thousands of years ago.

PCAD Links ‘In the Past,’ Says New Govt. Spokesman

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — A newly appointed spokesman for the military government is playing down his ties to the movement which helped unseat the former civilian government.

Mourners Remain at Siriraj, Some Hope For Miracle (Photos)

BANGKOK — Hours after the death of His Majesty the King Bhumibol was announced Thursday evening, many despairing Thais remained at Siriraj Hospital to mourn.

Tourist Bitten by a Python at Phuket Snake Show Receives Compensation

PHUKET — A Chinese tourist who was bitten by a giant python at a snake show in Phuket on Saturday has received compensation from the company that organized the show.

Prayuth Releases Another Patriotic Ballad

Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — The government today unveiled a new patriotic song that junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha reportedly wrote himself as a “New Year present” to Thais.

Gong Xi Fa Cute: Chinese New Year Pom Delights World (Video)

Monday marks the beginning of Chinese New Year, and to mark the Year of the Monkey, here's a Pomeranian performing a traditional lion dance.

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