Police suspect the fatal shooting might stem from a personal conflict, although they have not ruled out issues related to the deep South’s unrest and national security as a possible motive. Following a 6.20am report of a homicide, police went to the scene at the plantation in Tambon Yi Ngor. They found only a pool of blood as the body of the 69-year-old deceased man, Ama Adeh, had been moved to his nearby house. The body had sustained three gunshot wounds to the face, head and right arm. As he ran toward the house, the culprits shot him twice more, hitting his head and face and instantly killing him.
February 18, 2018 07:52 UTC
Vaultier told French TV he was a fan of Djokovic and had always wanted to meet the Serbian former world number one. Djokovic responded swiftly on Twitter with an invitation to the French Open at Roland Garros. See you at RG (Roland Garros)! The 30-year-old Vaultier won the Olympic snowboard cross gold in Pyeongchang on Thursday, retaining the title he won in Sochi four years earlier. The French Open tennis championships will take place at Roland Garros from May 27 to June 10.
February 18, 2018 07:30 UTC
Following public complaints of a noisy party at the resort on Pradit Manoontham Road, police inspected the site at 1am. They initially found 34 young people, including seven under age 18, at a noisy birthday celebration in two rooms of the resort. Police initially saw no drugs. Hearing a noisy party emanating from a third room, police investigated and found 12 persons in their 20s. Finding ketamine on-site, police took all 12 partygoers to the Chokchai precinct to undergo urine tests and questioning.
February 18, 2018 07:30 UTC
Following the fire report at 6am, firefighters and 10 fire engines put out the blaze in 30 minutes. Abbot Phra Metheekornkavi said the fire reportedly stemmed from an unoccupied wooden building, jumped to a resident building whose monk occupant had left for the morning alms round, and then spread to another unoccupied building. Forensic officers will conduct a more detailed inspection of the scene, they said. The fire damages were being assessed as of press time. Wat Senasanaram, located behind the Chantharakasem National Museum (the former Front Palace), is a royal temple built in the Ayutthaya era on the site of a former ancient temple called Wat Sua (Tiger Temple).
February 18, 2018 07:07 UTC
Police were acting on a tip-off that the bear had been transported for slaughter on Friday night in a pickup truck to the plantation in Ban Por Hu. They also found some already-fried bear meat at the scene. Apiwat told police that he and two friends had gone on Friday night to view a bear stuck in a trap in a cornfield four kilometres from the Khao Yai National Park. He claimed that the bear had been stuck in the trap for days and had already died of starvation. Police initially charged Apiwat with hunting wildlife without permission and illegal possession of a wildlife carcass.
February 18, 2018 06:56 UTC
Museum Siam has also developed new functionality through mobile application which users can buy and access online. This year, it welcomes additional museums and interesting centres to the project including Siamgems Heritage, Owl Art Museum, Rubberland, Peranakan Phuket Museum, Bank of Thailand Learning Centre, NSM Science Museum, NSM Science Square, Siam Serpentarium, Krukung Museum, Natural History Museum Khon Kaen, Peranakan Nitust, Magic Museum and Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium. “Museum Siam acknowledges that crucial benefit of museum and learning centre is to encourage people an education,” said Rames Promyen, general director of Museum Siam. Users can convert the Muse Pass into a digital card for a smartphone, which supports both IOS and Android, making it even more convenient to use. “Muse Pass Season 6” is valid for one year from the date of purchase.
February 18, 2018 06:33 UTC
The event was separated into four different rooms, presenting four main collections including Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Michael Kors Mens, Michael Kors Watches and Jewellery. Guests were enjoying the new collection of Michael Kors Spring 2018 with champagne and live DJ. Michael Kors Spring 2018 Collections will be available in Thailand at Central Embassy, CentralWorld and The EmQuartier this March onwards. Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products through his Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors and Michael Kors Mens labels, including accessories, footwear, watches, jewellery, men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, and a full line of fragrance products.
February 18, 2018 06:18 UTC
The 21-year-old champion from Phoenix dominated Romania's Gavril to claim a deserved win at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Benavidez had beaten Gavril, 31, last September by a split decision to claim the vacant crown in one of the best fights of 2017. An ill-tempered build-up to the rematch had seen Gavril vowing to right a wrong, claiming he had robbed of victory in the first fight. Benavidez, the youngest active champion in world boxing, said he had sought to exploit Gavril's aggressive tactics. "I want to be the best, so whoever they put in front of me, that's what I'm going to do," Benavidez said.
February 18, 2018 05:48 UTC
He believes strongly in using the highest quality seasonal produce purchased from small local producers. Based in Fiji, chef Chung can’t keep away from the sea and the delicious bounty it provides. Judith Coulston-Geissman will also be conducting a food as medicine nutrition class, and will join Anchalee for the wellness cuisine cooking class. The four-day event will culminate on March 25 with a gala finale brunch buffet that will take place at Bangkok Trading Post from 11.30am. Last year in Chiang Mai, the event raised Bt236,000 which was donated to the Warm Heart Charity.
February 18, 2018 05:37 UTC
The “five auspicious flowers” of Chinese lore inspire the “Serendipity of Luck” collection from 88-year-old jewellery brand Jubilee Diamond. Accompanying are “Diamond Earrings” featuring 99 E Colour diamonds which can be worn in 2 ways in a stud or drop style for added sophistication. Following is the pair of “Diamond Earrings” concluding the series with perfect alignment of 99 E Colour diamonds. Boost up your luck and sparkle from within with “Serendipity of Luck” diamond jewellery collection today at all counters in leading department stores countrywide. For further enquiries, contact Jubilee Customer Centre telephone (02) 6251111 or follow up on happenings and news at Facebook: Jubilee Diamond (Thailand), www.jubileediamond.co.th, Line: @jubileediamond.
February 18, 2018 05:37 UTC
Among the prime cuts is Spanish Txogitxu sirloin from the Basque Country. At BarSu, meat lovers can enjoy Txogitxu sirloin with melted smoked piquillo pepper butter and French fries. Steaks from the charcoal grill also include Australian Wagyu rump. Often described as “the world’s best tasting beef”, Australian Wagyu is tender, richly textured with plenty of flavour and a pleasant lasting taste on the palate. There’s also juicy and flavourful Australian Angus beef tenderloin with melted truffle butter and French fries.
February 18, 2018 05:26 UTC
This year’s proceeds will go to Chulalongkorn Hospital’s Genetic Cancer Research Centre under the auspices of the Thai Red Cross. Shoppers can enjoy bargaining over donated branded goods, vintage clothes, fashion accessories, jewellery, collectibles and small appliances. Visitors get a chance to win air tickets, five-star meal vouchers, wines, personal care products, and more for a donation of Bt50 each. Interested prospective vendors are requested to book their tables early, as booking is on a first come, first served basis. Vendors with personal clutter are required to make a donation of Bt2,500 per table while the semi-business vendors’ donation per table is Bt3,000.
February 18, 2018 05:03 UTC
ROTTERDAM: Roger Federer became the oldest world No.1 on Friday when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. Roger Federer poses with a memento as he celebrates becoming the oldest world No.1 tennis player on Friday. photo: afpFederer surpasses Andre Agassi, who held the top spot aged 33 years and 131 days in 2003, as the oldest man to claim the world No.1 spot. From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected sporting role model, Federer has come a long, long way. It was after the first of his five Australian Opens in 2004 that he claimed the world No.1 ranking for the first time.
February 18, 2018 05:03 UTC
A fire guts three wooden buildings inside Wat Senasanaram Ratchavoraviharn in Phra Nakoh Si Ayutthaya district of Ayutthaya on Sunday. (Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao)AYUTTHAYA: Three ancient Thai-style wooden buildings inside Wat Senasanaram Ratchavoraviharn in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district of this former capital were damaged by a fire early on Sunday. Somsong Sappakosolkul, the mayor of Ayutthaya Municipality, said the fire broke out in one of the three buildings at about 6am. The Thai-style wooden buildings were more than 100 years old. The temple, situated in the historic city centre in tambon Hua Ro, was built in the Ayutthaya Period.
February 18, 2018 04:58 UTC
The respected Rapee, also known as the “Father of Thai Orchids”, passed away peacefully at 7am on Saturday in Vibhavadi Hospital at the age of 95. To pay a final farewell to the eminent scholar and one the country’s most celebrated horticulturists, three days of Buddhist funeral rites will be held under royal patronage from February 19-21. On the first day, the rituals will begin with the royal bathing ceremony at 4pm, followed by chanting by Buddhist monks at 7pm. There will be daily chanting from February 22-25 beginning at 7pm. The cremation ceremony details will be announced later.
February 18, 2018 04:41 UTC