Thailand English-language News for March 13

In Thailand English-language News for Mach 13, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:49 | The latest meeting of the national administration reform steering committee discussed the government’s ongoing efforts to tackle illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Thailand’s waters. The meeting discussed the problem of 415 fishing boats having no identifiable owner, while it was […]

Thailand roads: perhaps some people were never meant to drive

After breaking a decade-long record for the number of people killed on its roads over the seven day-long new year holiday period, it hasn’t taken long for fresh videos to emerge highlighting the appalling driving skills encountered on Thailand roads. The 2016-17 new year holiday period between December 29 and January 3 saw 478 people […]

Cambodia’s roads just got more dangerous (video)

Ranked 79th in the world for road deaths per 100,000 vehicles and 81st in the world for road deaths per 100,000 population, Cambodia’s roads are already dangerous to drive on. One person is killed on average every four hours on Cambodia’s roads and amendments to the recently introduced Land Traffic Law allowing first time drunk […]

Tougher penalties coming for drunk driving in Vietnam (video)

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, up to 26 per cent of them as a result of drunk driving. In the video above a man in an unidentified location in Vietnam rides his motorcycle for several kilometres on the wrong […]

Playboy bunny Fearz Poonnada killed drunk driving in Thailand (video)

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Playboy Thailand Brand Ambassador Poonnada “Fearz” Sirichaisasul has been killed in a single-vehicle, high-speed crash in Bangkok, the latest hi-so celebrity said to be a victim of drunk driving in Thailand. The 25-year-old Playboy Bunny was appointed brand ambassador for Playboy Thailand last year. Apart from contact details for her manager, hundreds of photos and a […]