Connect with us

News

Austrian Hotel Manager Killed In Horror Smash

Published

on

Christoph Hlebayna austrian car crash

An Austrian man was killed instantly in a horror crash early this morning on Highway 1 near Nakhon Chum in Kamphaeng Phet province, 360Km north of Bangkok.

The man was identified from his international drivers license as 51-year-old Mr Christoph Hlebayna, general manager of the Chiang Mai Grandview Hotel & Convention Center.

According to villagers who witnessed the accident, the car had been traveling at speed and lost control at a curve in the road. They said the driver did not appear to brake before going off the opposite side of the road and hitting a tree. Mr Hlebayna was thrown from the smashed Toyota Fortuner on to the roadside.

Police suspect he’d been speeding and was possibly asleep at the wheel as there were no brake marks on the road surface.

Mr Hlebayna had been traveling to Bangkok to attend an event being held at the Queen Sirikit Convention Center from 5-8 March.

His body was sent to the Kamphaeng Phet Hospital for an autopsy and the Austrian embassy notified.

Stickboy aka Sticky Boy aka Mike McKay aka Mike McKwai, Wild Mike, Magic Mike, Mr Mike, and a fair few more best forgotten, is a party animal with hollow legs who loves music, current affairs, beer, food, causing trouble on Twitter, and making the most of life without worrying too much about what people think or say about his antics. You can send him stuff here - stickboybkk@gmail.com

Continue Reading
Advertisement Stickboy
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

PM Revokes State Of Emergency In Bangkok

Published

on

PM Revokes State Of Emergency In Bangkok

The Prime Minister stuck to his word and revoked the State Of Emergency in Bangkok from noon today in a bid to end the street protests.

Speaking in a televised address on Wednesday evening, the PM said he would lift the “Serious Emergency Situation in Bangkok” if there was no violence at the anti-government protests taking the first step in resolving the situation.

PM Revokes State Of Emergency In Bangkok

Protestors marched to Government House after gathering at Victory Monument at 4pm yesterday.

They handed over their demands including a large resignation letter for the PM to senior police officers before dispersing peacefully.

Continue Reading

News

Pissed Off Passenger High On Drugs Attacks Taxi Driver

Published

on

Pissed Off Passenger High On Drugs Tried To Strangle Taxi Driver

Police in Pathum Thani have arrested a 40-year-old woman high on drugs who tried to strangle a taxi driver she believed was cheating her with the strap of her handbag causing him to crash into a canal.

Ms Kanokwan ordered a cab to take her from Bang Yai District, Nonthaburi to Lam Luk Ka District, Pathum Thani.

She believed the cabbie was taking her in circles and running up the fare so she attacked him as they were crossing a bridge. During the struggle, the taxi driver bit Kanokwan’s hand to release the strap she had around his neck but lost control of the car and ended up in the water.

Kanokwan climbed out of the cab and swam to dry land where she hid in long grass.

The suspect was still hiding in the same spot when officers from Bang Bua Thong police station showed up and was soon in cuffs.

She was taken to a local hospital for a drug test where she lost control of herself again and started wrecking the place.

After a few hours in a police cell Kanokwan admitted taking drugs and attacking the taxi driver.

She was released from custody on bail pending a court appearance.

Continue Reading

News

Chinese Tourists Arrive In Thailand As Country Slowly Reopens

Published

on

Chinese Tourists Arrive In Thailand As Country Slowly Reopens

Thailand welcomed the first group of tourists in more than seven months on Tuesday evening as a tour group from China landed in Bangkok.

Tourism chiefs welcomed the holidaymakers from mainland China before their luggage were disinfected and loaded onto a bus at the Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Chinese Tourists Arrive In Thailand As Country Slowly Reopens

Thailand has recorded just a handful of local COVID-19 transmissions in more than four months and ministers are desperate to boost the tourism-dependent economy after banning international arrivals on March 22 this year.

They said that the Chinese tourists who arrived were deemed ”very low risk” after coming from a region of the country that is free of the coronavirus.

Thailand imposed strict restrictions at the start of the corona crisis and has avoided the virus taking hold.

However, the country’s tourism reliant economy accounting for up to 20 per cent of GDP has been shattered – shrinking at its deepest pace since the 1998 Asian financial crisis.



Continue Reading

Trending