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Malay tourist allegedly ploughs into roadside workers, killing five

"Five Thai workers were killed and another injured on the Asia Highway." Khao Sod reports that a Malaysian tourist has…

6 days ago

Top six tips when visiting Royal Thai Consulate General in Penang

PHOTO: New Royal Thai Consular General in Penang An FOT (Friend of Thaiger) has returned from applying for a visa…

2 weeks ago

Southern rebel remains unresponsive in hospital following alleged torture

Thai security officials have confirmed that four more people were killed in a late-night attack on July 24 by Muslim insurgents…

3 weeks ago

Human traffickers leave 6 Rohingya starving in abandoned building in Hat Yai

PHOTOS: Workpoint News Six Rohingya were left to die in an abandoned building located in Hat Yai, Songkhla. Members of…

3 weeks ago

Over 600 foreigners arrested in southern Thailand for overstays and illegal entry

PHOTO: Manager 686 people have been arrested in southern Thailand, mostly foreigners, on a variety of offences of working illegally…

4 weeks ago

Satun fisherman arrested trying to ship 216 kilos of marijuana south to Malaysia

PHOTOS: The Nation A fisherman has been arrested trying to smuggle 216 kilograms of marijuana into Malaysia. The fishing boat…

4 weeks ago

KL’s Petronas Tower architect Cesar Pelli dies at 92

"It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our founder, mentor, and great friend, César." - business…

1 month ago

Mystery 90 kilogram load was added to cargo flight list on MH370

French investigators looking into the disappearance of the Malaysian Boeing 777, flight MH370, say they have discovered a previously undeclared…

1 month ago

Former BRN negotiator slams Thailand as being insincere at peace talks

PHOTO: thailandchatter.com A similar number of people have been killed in the Southern Insurgency in Thailand as in the conflicts…

1 month ago

Heading south at speed: The China–Laos railway

by Selina Ho, NUS Laos is dependent on China to bankroll the US$7 billion project, raising concerns of being caught…

1 month ago

Malaysian airlines pilot was in control ‘until the end’ – French investigation into MH370

“Certain abnormal turns made by the 777 can only have been carried out manually. Someone was in control." In the…

1 month ago

Air Asia loyalty program email scams on the loose again

AirAsia Big Loyalty CEO Spencer Lee has issued an alert on the airline’s corporate website about an email scam. The company…

2 months ago

20 smuggled Burmese, including children, found in locked Songkhla warehouse

by Santiparp Ramasutra Songkhla Police, in Thailand's deep south, have rescued 20 scared and hungry Burmese, victims of traffickers who’d…

2 months ago

New Malaysian political sex video appears on Pornhub

PHOTO: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, sacked and A new video clip showing Malaysia's former deputy minister’s aide, Haziq Abdullah Abdul…

2 months ago

ASEAN takeaways – 34th Summit in Bangkok

PHOTO: Thai PBS Time to say goodbye. The leaders, minders, security details, media and staff all head back to the…

2 months ago

73 Burmese and 4 ethnic Rohingya intercepted on their way to Malaysia

PHOTO: Thai PBS Two passenger vans have been intercepted by police along the Asian Highway in Surat Thani, southern Thailand.…

2 months ago

Porsche smashed up but Malaysian driver escapes injury in Krabi

PHOTOS: Krabi Pitak Pracha Rescue Foundation A Malaysian tourist has escaped injuries after their Porsche collided with roadside barriers in…

2 months ago

Malaysia’s Deputy PM sympathises with Azmin’s family over gay sex video scandal

Malaysia's Deputy PM Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has expressed sympathy for the family of Economic Affairs Minister…

2 months ago

Eighteen Burmese illegal migrants found in a Songkhla camp, Thailand

PHOTOS: The Nation Eighteen Burmese illegal migrants have been found at a makeshift camp in forest near Songkhla's Sadao district…

2 months ago

Thai island vs Malaysian island – Phuket vs Penang

Two 'pearls' go head to head, including some reflections by guest writer TravellingMitch who's from the UK Penang was once…

2 months ago