health and safety

  • Thailand

    85% of restaurants at Suvarnabhumi Airport are ‘Clean Food, Good Taste’ certified

    Thailand‘s Department of Health certified 85% of restaurants in the passenger terminal at Suvarnabhumi Airport as having “Clean Food, Good Taste,” according to the department’s director-general Suwanchai Wattana. Suwanchai congratulated the operators of 58 restaurants (85.29% of restaurants in the terminal) who passed the health and safety standard with flying colours at an award ceremony yesterday. Any hungry passengers waiting…

  • Thailand

    DDC eases concerns about cool weather affecting the spread of Covid-19

    The Department of Disease Control is easing people’s worries about the spread of Covid-19, saying that low temperature won’t make the virus more transmissible. They say disinfectants and sunlight are still effective to kill the virus. With cool weather in Central and Northern Thailand in recent days, some have been concerned that the low temperatures could impact the spread of…

  • Thailand

    Warehouse owner arrested for allegedly reselling used medical gloves

    A warehouse owner was arrested for allegedly repackaging and reselling used medical gloves. Police raided a warehouse in Pathum Thani, just north of Bangkok, after receiving a tip that the building stored and repackaged used medical gloves. Officers found 654 bags of used rubber gloves and over 30,000 empty boxes as well as other repackaging equipment, according to FDA deputy…

  • Pattaya

    Car damaged by construction debris falling from high-rise building in Pattaya

    Construction debris has fallen from a 23 storey building in Pattaya, badly damaging the parked car it landed on. Police in the city were notified of the incident, which the Pattaya News reports happened around 7.30pm last night. Khok Kriat, the 51 year old owner of the white Honda Jazz, filed the police report as a result of his hatchback…

  • North East

    12 workers injured as tunnel collapses in north-eastern Thailand

    A tunnel under construction in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima has collapsed, injuring 12 workers. The tunnel is an underpass running below the Map Kabao-Jira Junction dual railway track. The underpass was bring constructed by the Italian-Thai company. According to the Bangkok Post, the scaffolding being used gave way due to concrete being poured unevenly, creating too heavy a…

  • Thailand

    Fire destroys construction camp in eastern Thailand – VIDEO

    A fire has destroyed a construction camp in the town of Si Racha in the eastern province of Chon Buri, with more than 300 workers escaping injury. According to The Pattaya News, the fire broke out early yesterday morning, around 9am, and most of those living at the site had already left for work. The blaze swiftly tore through the…

  • Pattaya

    Cambodian man killed, 3 seriously injured in accident at Pattaya construction site

    PHOTO: www.cne.wtf A Cambodian worker has been killed and three others seriously injured after scaffolding collapsed at a luxury condo construction site in Pattaya. The accident happened yesterday in Bang Lamung district and caused the four workers to plunge several stories to the ground. The workers were rushed to hospital, with the most seriously injured, a 20 year old man…

  • Food Scene

    The 5 Thai dishes most likely to harbour bacteria

    Research shared by Thai Residents reveals the 5 Thai dishes most likely to contain E-coli and other nasty bacteria. They are Red Pork Rice, Crunchy Pork Rice, Chicken Rice, Pork Leg Rice, and Papaya Salad. It’s believed that the reason for this may be that while many of the individual ingredients in these dishes are pre-cooked, they are then left…

  • Northern Thailand

    Outrage on social media over child sitting on roof of moving car in northern Thailand

    PHOTO: Sanook Photos of a young child sitting on the roof of a moving car have caused outrage on social media. The pictures, posted on Facebook yesterday, show the child in school uniform, sitting on the roof of a car as it travels along a main road in Lamphun province, northern Thailand. Debate rages over the images, with many pointing…

  • Bangkok

    Young Bangkok boy has lucky escape after finding glass in food

    A young boy has had a very lucky escape after finding glass in the food he was eating at a restaurant in Central Plaza, in the Ladprao district of Bangkok. The boy had the food in his mouth at the time and cut his tongue on the glass. In a post on Facebook, his father says his son was incredibly…