Author: RJ Sausa

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RJ Sausa has been working in Thailand as an educator for ten years now. Currently, he is a freelance writer and educational consultant.

Police officer rewarded after photo went viral online

Thai News Agency (@TNAMCOT) posted on their twitter account the photo of a police officer which went viral during the Songkran festivities. The twitter feed read: “A police officer in Lopburi province was given a certificate and some cash by his chief for his hard work during Songkran holiday after his photo, showing his face… Read more »

Thai PM expresses sadness on Notre Dame Cathedral fire

In a statement yesterday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha expressed his sorrow on the devastation of the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral in France due to fire. “I wish to express my heartfelt sympathies to the French Government and her people for such a heartbreaking incident. The Notre Dame Cathedral is not only a pride of… Read more »

Hailstorm hits Loei

Park rangers at Phu Kradeung National Park reported 15 camping tents damages as hailstorm hit the Loei province yesterday, April 17, 2019. The weather station at Loei reported temperatures at 15 degrees Celsius at Loei Highland Agriculture Development and Research Center, while at Phu Kradueng National Park  it was 17.5 degrees, and 18 degrees at… Read more »

Consecration rites begin today

The consecration rites leading to the coronation of H.M. King Rama X has began today. At 6:00 A.M., the Interior Minister, Bangkok Governor, Governors from 76 provinces, and senior officials began the transfer of the consecrated water to Wat Suthat, one of Bangkok’s oldest and most sacred temples.

WATCH: Game of Thrones Season 8

Game of Thrones fans are you ready? Just a few hours to go before the final season begins. Meanwhile here’s the official trailer. How to watch Game of Thrones in Thailand: AIS. HBO channels are exclusively streamed by AIS in Thailand which available on television through AIS subscription or on mobile devices for AIS subscribers.… Read more »

Know if your passport needs replacement after soaked wet during Songkran

Did your passport get wet during the Songkran festivities? Here’s a reminder from the Department of Foreign Affairs on how to check if your passport needs replacement. If you have any questions regarding passports follow this link: https://dfa.gov.ph/dfa-news/statements-and-advisoriesupdate/16917-frequently-asked-questions-on-dfa-passport-and-authentication-services?fbclid=IwAR3bMV29ATk_zKGCDA79UxK_J9HtLPSoRDRSfSKKKIuZCNp9vgpEJrEwOQc

174 deaths, 1,728 injuries on first three days of Songkran

The first three days of the 7 most dangerous days in Thailand records 1,665 road incidents, of these, 174 died and 1,728 were hurt according to data from Road Safety Directing Center. This is however was lower compared to data from 2018. Traffic accidents went down by 9.71%, death counts fell 17.1% while injuries went… Read more »

SUCs, LUCs to start 2019-2020 academic year in August

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a memorandum on April 5, 2019 to CHED Regional Office Directors, Officers-in-Charge, Heads of SUCs and LUCs by the CHED Chair Prospero De Vera III enjoining all state universities and colleges and local universities and colleges to start the academic year 2019-2020 in August. According to De Vera,… Read more »