Bus overturns during Thai school field trip killing a 14-year-old, injuring 31 others

A bus carrying 40 students, teachers and chaperones overturned as it headed to a school field trip in the early hours this morning, killing a 14-year-old and sending 31 others to the hospital. Police received word of the accident, which occurred on Highway 304 in Prachinburi province’s Nadi district, at about 4:30am. Officers arrived at the ...

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Thai tour bus runs into 10-wheel truck, decapitating the driver and injuring 34 passengers

Thai tour bus runs into 10-wheel truck, decapitating the driver and injuring 34 passengers

A brutal three-vehicle accident caused by a Thai tour bus ramming into a 10-wheel truck resulted in 34 injures and the tour bus driver’s death by decapitation. Local police...

Accident on Thai road leaves motorbike tangled in 4-meter-high high electric line (PHOTOS)

Accident on Thai road leaves motorbike tangled in 4-meter-high high electric line (PHOTOS)

A road accident this weekend in northeastern Thailand caused only mild injuries, but left local rescue workers with a sight they couldn’t possibly have been prepared for —...

Thai man spotted casually smoking cigarette atop BMW in middle of road after causing accident (VIDEO)

Thai man spotted casually smoking cigarette atop BMW in middle of road after causing accident (VIDEO)

We all take the stress of being in an accident — particularly ones we cause — differently. But we’re scratching our heads a bit today at the extra chill reaction of...

UPDATE: Thai Airways cancels all flights to Europe, Pakistan amid tensions; 4,000 passengers stranded at airport (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: Thai Airways cancels all flights to Europe, Pakistan amid tensions; 4,000 passengers stranded at airport (PHOTOS)

Chaos ensued at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport last night as Thai Airways canceled all flights to Europe and Pakistan, after Pakistan’s decision to close its airspace, leaving...

Starting Friday BTS ‘Rabbit Card’ holders must register their ID cards

Starting Friday BTS ‘Rabbit Card’ holders must register their ID cards

As of Friday, all BTS Skytrain “Rabbit Card” holders are required to register their Thai identification cards or passport numbers as well as contact information with train...

Russian jumps to death inside Bangkok Int’l Airport; scene caught on CCTV

Russian jumps to death inside Bangkok Int’l Airport; scene caught on CCTV

In the wee hours of yesterday morning, a Russian national climbed over a glass wall on the fourth floor of the passenger terminal in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and...

6 of Thailand’s international airports now prohibit smoking both indoors and out

6 of Thailand’s international airports now prohibit smoking both indoors and out

That last, sad sanctuary for smokers in transit — the glass menagerie known as the smoking lounge — is officially gone from Thailand’s most important...

Thai police hunt for 2 cars after dashcam captures dangerous highway race (VIDEO)

Thai police hunt for 2 cars after dashcam captures dangerous highway race (VIDEO)

Thai police are on the lookout for the drivers two Honda Jazzes caught on video as they illegally raced down the highway only to spin out of control in the middle of the street...

Korean tourist caught on CCTV slapping Bangkok Airport security agent (VIDEO)

Korean tourist caught on CCTV slapping Bangkok Airport security agent (VIDEO)

A Korean tourist is going viral today, after CCTV footage of her slapping a security agent out of the blue at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport hit social media this weekend. The...


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