Sattahip officials are investigating the cause of suspected water contamination believed responsible for sending at least 600 residents to the hospital with stomach ailments.
A former Koh Larn tour guide burned herself alive at the foot of Big Buddha Mountain after suffering from depression for three years.
Royal Thai Navy drug-suppression officers arrested a 22-year-old ex-convict allegedly using a monk’s robes to disguise his continued career as a drug dealer.
Royal Thai Navy officers arrested three men masquerading as monks allegedly to swindle Sattahip Market shoppers out of funds they claimed would go to a Kanchanaburi temple.
The Thai Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal has recruited an army of youngsters to help prevent animal cruelty, signing an agreement with the National Scout Organization of Thailand for a new “Scouts Love Animals” campaign.
Plutaluang police are looking for two women who borrowed a teenager’s motorbike, never returned it, then threatened to shoot him if he went to police.
Tienchai Whityakul, 19, filed a complaint Sept. 1 after the his ex-girlfriend Fon, 18, and her friend Ja, 21, borrowed his red and black Honda Click outside an Internet shop on Soi Khao Mon and never returned it.
Tienchai Whityakul shows police the facebook photos the women sent him.
Tienchai said he messaged them through Facebook several times. Each time he was told to meet them at a location and they never turned up. After several rounds of this, the women sent him messages telling him not to go to police and sent him a photo of an M-16 which, they said, they’d shoot him with if he did.
A Royal Thai Navy sailor died recently when he fell into the Mekong River after being shot. He didn’t die from the gunshot, but from drowning. Unable to swim, the sailor was wearing a bulletproof vest that became waterlogged and pulled him under.
A Sattahip man who found a snake in his car is taking the incident as a slithering sign of good luck.
Songsit Neanhom, 45, and his family had just gotten in his black Toyota Vios outside his Soi Bonkai home Aug. 30 when he spotted the meter-long Oriental whipsnake hanging out from under the chassis.
The Royal Thai Navy seized four Vietnamese fishing boats caught illegally trawling Thai waters.
The Thailand Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center dispatched the HTMS Songkhla, T 83 and T 113 patrol boats, and marine police to intercept the boats Aug. 23 off Koh Chuang.