Monthly Archives: December 2019

Saying prayers on New Year’s Eve

In Thailand, the saying of prayers on New Year’s Eve is a tradition started by Somdet Phra Putthajarn Kiew Ouppaseno, abbot of Bangkok’s Saket Ratchavaramahavihara Temple, in 2005. The aim…

Checkpoints focus on secondary roads as revellers join community countdowns

Road checkpoints have been moved from main highways to secondary roads, leading to communities where New Year countdown celebrations are to take place tonight, in a bid to reduce road…

Checkpoints focus on secondary roads as revellers join community countdowns

Road checkpoints have been moved from main highways to secondary roads, leading to communities where New Year countdown celebrations are to take place tonight, in a bid to reduce road…

Four Thai tourists drown while kayaking in Kaeng Krachan Lake

Four Thai tourists drowned after their overloaded kayak capsized in the Kaeng Krachan Lake in Phetchaburi province on Monday.All the male victims were members of a group of 14 young…

Four Thai tourists drown while kayaking in Kaeng Krachan Lake

Four Thai tourists drowned after their overloaded kayak capsized in the Kaeng Krachan Lake in Phetchaburi province on Monday.All the male victims were members of a group of 14 young…

URGENT ATTENTION: PTSD Causes Officers to Take Their Own Lives at an Alarming Rate During the Holiday Season & Beyond

End PTSD In BLUE Help End PTSD NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EndPTSD ‘s TTMPT.Org, A Registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit, is Launching their #GivingHolidays Fundraiser and Heightened Awareness…

Government claims improvements in people’s livelihoods in past 5 months

The Government is claiming achievements in improving the lives of the Thai people in three key areas, namely communications, increased income for farmers and better welfare for low income-earners, said…

First meteor shower of 2020 to be visible during the early hours of January 4th

Star gazers in Thailand will be able to enjoy the new year’s first display of shooting stars, called the Quadrantid meteor shower, on January 4th, according to Mr. Suparoek Karuhanont…

Officials eye stores selling alcohol to those under-age in bid to reduce drink driving

Authorities are targeting retailers and convenience stores which sell alcohol to those under age with the threat of legal action, as the death toll for the first three days of…