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Inquest Says Brit Died From 36-Hour Bangkok Booze Bender

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An inquest into the death of a British man last year in Bangkok has ruled he died of alcohol poisoning after drinking 20 bottles of lager, Sambuca shots, Jack Daniels plus four buckets of vodka and Red Bull during a 36-hour booze bender.

Peter Nicholson, 29, started drinking before he left the UK at Manchester Airport where he downed a pint of lager before hitting the drinks trolley for beers with Jack Daniels and coke chasers during the flight to Bangkok.

After a spot of sightseeing Nicholson and his mate went back on the booze during which time he drank the four buckets of vodka and Red Bull, at least 20 beers and several Sambuca shots.

The engineer, from Wigan, was found dead in his hotel by his friend Daniel Wilson the morning after the pair arrived in Thailand for a two week holiday.

Inquest Says Brit Died From 36-Hour Booze Bender

Tests done during the post-mortem found his blood alcohol level was 341 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 mililitres of blood.

Recording a finding of accidental death, coroner Alison Mutch said: “The alcohol readings are very high and carry a high risk of death.

“This must have been a dreadful event in your lives and very hard for us to imagine how awful it must be to wave somebody off and to see them in good health knowing they have gone on holiday to Thailand.”

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Sept 4 & 7 Approved As Songkran Substitute Holidays

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Songkran Substitute Holidays

Today the cabinet approved September 4 and 7 as substitute Songkran holidays giving us yet another four-day holiday next month.

Friday, Sept 4 and Monday, Sept 7 have now been rubber-stamped as the final two days for the cancelled Thai New Year public holidays.

With the country being shut down for so long due to the Covid-19 situation, many question the government going ahead with yet another 2 days off after months of closures.

And no, there will be no water wars taking place on the streets.



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Hundreds Left Homeless Following A Fire In Thon Buri

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Hundreds Left Homeless Following A Fire In Thon Buri

A fire gutted 81 houses in a community in Bangkok’s Thon Buri district on Wednesday night leaving hundreds homeless.

Three people were injured and 81 home damaged, but no fatalities were reported.

Flames spread over the community at Soi Taksin 23 at around 8.30pm with firefighters taking over two hours to bring the blaze under control.

Hundreds Left Homeless Following A Fire In Thon Buri

Hundreds Left Homeless Following A Fire In Thon Buri

An initial investigation found a total of 81 houses were affected with 72 were badly burned while the rest were partly damaged.

The cause of the fire was being investigated.



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Businesswoman Rams Cops And Cars In Late Night Drunken Fender Bender

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A businesswoman who tried to run over pedestrians, damaged several vehicles and took police for mugs while driving her Mercedes under the influence was arrested and charged on Tuesday night.

37-year-old Wishuda Vittayasinthana unsuccessfully attempted to ram pedestrians with her car near the Khae Rai Intersection in Nonthaburi province before heading south into the capital after attempts to stop her by police and locals failed.

Drunk Businesswoman

Attempts by members of the public who gave chase failed until she crashed into another car causing substantial damage to both vehicles and four motorbikes close to Tao Poon MRT station.

Bang Sue police were notified of the incident but by the time they arrived at the scene, the driver had already fled to Or Tor Kor Market in Chatuchak district.

When officers finally caught up with Wishuda she was sent to the hospital as she’d suffered minor injuries when she crashed her car.

Wishuda’s father told police she was stressed due to her business being embezzled out of millions of baht and had been drinking heavily before driving off.





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