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Rug maker puts famous faces on his mats

Jack, the owner of Kirov Rugstore, creates the incredible custom masterpieces at his workshop in Bangkok.

Shop sells old surf boards with custom decorations

Hawaii Surf Thailand imports second-hand surfing planks and redecorates them to be sold at more affordable prices on the outskirts of the Thai capital.

Girl, 5, killed by jellyfish while playing on beach with family in the Philippines

Kiera Maningding, 5, was playing in the shallows with her younger sister when she was stung by the killer sea creature in Subic Bay, Zambales province, on June 28.

Taiwanese tourist mocks Thailand over its chaotic cables spilling onto street

The shocked holidaymaker Hung Qi Shun snapped a photo showing the tangled bundle of 'spaghetti wires' drooping onto a pavement in the capital Bangkok.

British tourist's wife dies from broken neck in horror ‘jumping balloon’ accident at Philippines resort

Mother-of-two Catherine Egam Mcewan, 43, from Cagayan de Oro City, tried out the 'jumping balloon' activity during her holiday trip with her husband Ken Mcewan and their children in Olango Island in Cebu province, on July 11.

American, 42, 'stabs Australian tourist, 34, to death' on popular beachfront in Thailand

Randall Owen Johnson, 42, from Texas, was returning home after drinking at a bar when he reportedly began arguing with Liam Michael Ross, 34, in front of Ao Nang Beach in Krabi in the early hours of Monday morning, July 22.

Department store holds clearance sale as it closes after 30 years of business

Robinson Srinakarin in Bangkok's Seacon Square Srinagarindra mall announced that it will be ceasing operations on August 20.

Dutch tourist, 70, falls to his death from Pattaya hotel

Leo Jan Jonkers, 70, from the Randstad, was walking along a balcony but plunged over the edge of the wall and landed with a loud crash onto the ground floor awning of the six-storey building on Soi Buakhao on July 17 afternoon.

Icelandic tourist, 54, found dead in hotel room littered with beer bottles

Gudmundur Kristinn Asgrimsson, 54, reportedly drank several litres of alcohol before collapsing at the Suvarnabhumi Ville Airport hotel in Samut Prakan, Thailand.

Hit-and-run truck driver crashes into dozens of cars in GTA cop chase rampage

Kiatichai Khotphai, 31, crashed into a vehicle in front of the Wat Tha Kham temple in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 17.

Motorcycle rider caught on CCTV stealing pet cat from outside bank

Nattaphon, 32, was parked in front of the branch of Krungthai Bank when he spotted the white moggie roaming around near Sakdidet Road in Phuket on July 15.

Microsoft Crowdstrike crash leaves tourist stranded at Bangkok airport

Long queues formed at the Thai Air Asia counters, with the company saying its 'core reservation and check-in system are impacted by a global IT issue affecting airlines worldwide'.

Raging flood sweeps through homes in northeast Thailand

Footage shows floodwaters gushing across streets amid heavy rain in Phayao province on July 18.

Thai woman's face deformed due to rare cancer 'that started as gum disease'

Jidapha Wongkraso, 33, was working as a market vendor in Rayong province, Thailand, in 2021 when she noticed a small swollen wound above her teeth.

Chinese man 'robbed by fellow Chinese nationals and his own cousin' in Thailand

Qian Peng Yi, 34, was playing video games at his two-storey home when three Chinese men allegedly barged inside and threatened him with a gun in Chonburi province on July 17 evening.

Man, 51, attacked by crocodile in his own coconut farm

Solihin, 51, inspected the body of water after his son reported seeing the beast in their plantation in Kubu Raya Regency in West Kalimantan province on July 8.

Kitten rescued from 8ft deep drain

The drenched moggie was crying for help when it was heard by a couple driving by on their motorcycle in Lampang province on July 7.

Bangkok hotel poisoning CCTV shows final moments of victims

The group, which included two with American passports, are seen in the footage checking into a luxury room at the Grand Hyatt Erawan in the centre of the Thai capital on July 15.

US and Philippine Coast Guards hold passing exercise amid Chinese ‘monster ship’ threat

Footage shows the treaty allies simulating search-and-rescue operations and medical evacuations off the Philippines' Lubang Island in Occidental Mindoro province on July 16.

Dam bursts causing severe floods in northern Thailand

Footage shows the dirt bank collapsing as water surged from the overflowing Huay Chiang Kham Reservoir in Maha Sarakham province on July 16.
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