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Thai Police Now Say They Can’t Find Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya

– BANGKOK – National Police Commissioner Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda has told The Nation that police have contacted almost every country on earth in a fruitless effort to track down a billionaire suspect in a fatal hit-and-run case. “None has got back to us to date,” the National Police Commissioner said. He spoke up after […]

August 11th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

Pickup Truck Carrying Migrant Workers Collides with Another Pickup, Two Killed,11 Injured

– NAKHON PATHOM – Two people were killed and 11 others injured when a pickup truck carrying migrant workers collided with another pickup loaded with fish in Muang district before dawn on Thursday. Pol Capt Yutthaphum Phosawat, deputy inspector of Mueang Nakhon Pathom police station, said two Myanmar workers died at the scene and 11 […]

June 29th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Appeals Court Upholds 2 Year Sentence of Chiang Mai Woman Who Killed 3 Cyclists While Driving Drunk

  CHIANG MAI  – An Appeals Court has upheld the two-year imprisonment handed down by the Chian Mai Provincial Court on a woman found guilty of drink driving, causing death to three cyclists in Chiang Mai about two years ago. The Appeals Court’s verdict was read by the Chiang Mai provincial court on Tuesday in […]

June 27th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Dessert Girls: Thailand Sex Scandal Puts Spotlight on Grim Tradition

– – MAE HONG SON – While Thailand is known globally for flashy red-light districts that cater to foreigners, the bulk of its sprawling sex industry is geared mostly towards locals. When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest […]

June 25th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Heartfelt Plea from 10 Year-Old Girls Brings Help from Governor in Phitsanulok

– PHITSANULOK – A 10-year-old student’s letter describing her family’s poverty and fear their ramshackle home would fall down in a strong wind has touched the governor’s heart, and help is forthcoming. Siriporn Suthinphueak, a student of Prathom 5 in Wat Mahavanaram School in tambon Hua Ror of Muang district, addressed her handwritten plea to […]

June 12th, 2017 | Posted in Lifestyles,Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Chiang Mai Police Sieze 80 Kg of Adulterated Honey

– CHIANG MAI – Seven people have been arrested with about 80 kilogram of honey diluted with corn syrup, sugar and honey fragrance in San Sai district. The adulterated honey was seized at a rented home on Tuesday evening by a team of police, health and administrative officials supported by soldiers. Ranya Ratanasing, the operator […]

May 24th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Monsoon Rains Cause Major Flooding in Chiang Mai

– CHIANG MAI – Heavy rain lashed Chiang Mai overnight and continued into the morning, triggering flooding and travel chaos across Muang district. Floodwater forced several schools to close for the day, several main roads were declared off limits after they were inundated with water up to 50 centimetres deep. Provincial governor Pawin Chamniprasat instructed […]

May 19th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

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