Thai Baht’s Sudden Drop

The baht plunged as much as 1.8% on Thursday, the biggest decline since 2007, to 30.226 against the dollar in early Asia trading. That...

Jakarta worst flood break, leaving 21 dead…right on New Year’s Eve

At least 21 people are now thought to have died in the flash floods and landslides in and around Jakarta, Indonesia.   More heavy rain is...

Australian Navy evacuates coastal residents whilst southern NSW and eastern Victoria...

Emergency officials in Australia have a 24 hour deadline to move thousands of people stranded on the New South Wales (NSW) South Coast who...

Bangkok bids for highest road deaths during the holidays

The death toll for Thailand after the first 5 days of the 7-day road safety campaign was up to 256 out of 2,529 road...

Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, big march

HONG KONG: Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and...

New research poses grim projections for world’s coastal cities

More than 20 million people in southern Vietnam, nearly a quarter of the total population, currently live on land that will be underwater...

PLANNING A GREEN OFFICE CONCEPT

Montri Chuphu, Deputy Mayor of Hua Hin discussed over the meeting regarding the concept of ‘Green Office’ which was organised by the Division of...

Woman injured by ‘exploding’ manhole cover in northern Thailand

A manhole cover has exploded in the northern province of Lampang, seriously injuring a 22-year- old delivery woman, who was knocked unconscious. Thai Residents...

At least 21 killed by typhoon Phanfone in Philippines

A deadly Christmas typhoon has swept across the central Philippines region, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake and killing at least 21...

Samut Sakhon temple a crime scene

The acting abbot at a Samut Sakhon temple was arrested on Wednesday (December 25) over allegations that he had bound and sexually abused more...

Thai reporter sentenced to 2 years jail over Twitter comment

A court has sentenced a reporter to two years in prison for libel, over a comment she posted on Twitter about a labour dispute...

WATER BILL DIGITAL PAYMENT

The Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) has now introduced a new system that allows customers to pay their water bills at different service counters nationwide,...

Medical Equipment Donated to the Disabled

Mr. Nopporn Wuttikul, Mayor of Hua Hin, along with Deputy Mayor Ms. Budsaba Choksuchat went to Sila-Ake Church, Hua Hin, to donate wheelchairs and...

Hundreds laid off as Samut Sakhon factory folds

Workers stunned to find themselves without work just days before the New Year Hundreds of workers arrived for work on Monday morning (December 23) only...

She Sells Seashells by the Seashore

The bounty of the ocean comes to Thailand in many guises, some edible, some recreational and some decorative.  Our coastline provides all of these...

Of festive feasts and fireworks

We take a look at some of the places to celebrate Christmas and New Year As the minutes tick down to Christmas and New Year...

Flash mob turns into flash mass

The flash mob organized by problem-plagued political firebrand with radical ideas to change the country’s political landscape, Thanathorn Chungrungruangkit, turned out to be a...

Too many teachers, too few positions

All the agencies involved in education agree that teacher unemployment is a problem but cannot seem to find middle ground for a coherent solution The...

Ways to prevent cyber thefts during the holiday season

During the upcoming year-end holiday season, up to 70% of Bangkokians are expected to travel within Thailand, according to KResearch of Kasikornbank. As travelers...

Facebook Hacked; Victim Scammed for Money

Last week a 28-year-old staff of the Railway Double Track Construction Project Ms. Chonthicha Innoi, (who happens to be the daughter of Deputy Director...