Bar owner threatens tourists in Bangkok | GMT

In Thailand, media outlets have formed an alliance to provide live reporting of unofficial election results during the upcoming General Election. This was prompted by the Election Commissions (EC) decision to use a nonrealtime official reporting format, which has raised concerns about transparency and fairness.

In other news, a Cambodian national has been arrested in Bangkok for using a fake passport to obtain a new bank passbook. The passbook is believed to be for a bank account with 176 million baht in savings, which is thought to belong to a call centre gang.

The missing Frenchman lost in the forest around Khao Eto Mountain in Prachin Buri province in central Thailand was found this morning.

In the lively nightlife area of Sukhumvit in Bangkok, it can be difficult to choose which bar is good and which one is bad. However, a foreign tourist in Bangkok has reported being threatened with a shotgun by the owner of a bar in the area, which may be a sign that it is not the best choice.

Finally, Pol. Lt. Pakronkrit Thongsuk, a professionallytrained Thai massage practitioner, offers visitors a soothing massage to help relieve their stress levels.



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