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Myanmar Worker Crushed after Falling into Dog Food Meat Grinder

  CHONBURI – Lieutenant Thaninthorn Suaypan, a case officer with Chonburi police has reported that  a migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet food factory in Chonburi, Thailand. The man, who police identified as 37-year-old Zaw May Zir, died on Monday evening at a factory in […]

April 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Monk and Former Abbot Facing Arrest for Sexually Molesting Seven Novices

LOP BURI – Pol Maj Gen Chaiyaporn Panit-attra, chief of Lop Buri police reports a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a former abbot of a well-known temple in Lop Buri accused of sexually molesting seven novices. Police had summonsed Phra Khru Sutthawaraporn, also known as Phra Charan, 49, former abbot of Wat […]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Nine Myanmar Workers Killed in Samut Sakhon Truck Crash

  SAMUT SAKHON  –  Chaiyuth Thomya of Samut Sakhon’s Mueang district police reported that least nine Myanmar migrants working in Thailand’s seafood industry were killed and a further 17 injured when their pick-up truck hit a barrier and overturned Tuesday. Police told reporters that 26 workers were crammed into the vehicle after their shift when […]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Southern Thailand Gripped by Ethnic Violence

  NARATHIWAT – The South of Thailand may not be as menacing or as ominous as places like Kabul and Iraq, but that does not mean that danger and violence is not an everyday reality for the people who live there. Rebel groups will rarely target the civilian population, but collateral damage is all too […]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Meteorological Department Calls for Sweltering Heat, Temperatures to Top 40 Degrees Celsius

. CHIANG RAI – The Meteorological Department said on Sunday there will be a return to sweltering heat over the next few days with temperatures expected to top 40 degrees Celsius again after a welcome bit of relief over the weekend. Director-general Wanchai Sakudomchai said a high-pressure system covering the upper part of Thailand is […]

April 27th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

UNICEF Say’s One Million Children Need Help in Nepal after Quake

  NEPAL – Almost one million children urgently need help after an earthquake claimed more than 3,200 lives in Nepal, the UN children’s agency said, as relief workers raced to help the most vulnerable. With thousands of children camping out in the open in the capital Kathmandu after their homes were destroyed in Saturday’s quake, […]

April 27th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Army Chief in Southern Thailand Pleads Militants to Stop Targeting Civilians

  NARATHIWAT – Lt.Gen. Prakarn Chollayuth, commander of the Fourth Region Army has urged insurgents in Thailand’s southern border provinces stop targeting civilians, especially children. Lt.Gen. Prakarn Chollayuth made the plea while he was visiting a Muslim man and three children who were injured by a bomb in Narathiwat province on 24 April. The family […]

April 27th, 2015 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

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