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Thai Man Beating 5 Year-Old Step Son Goes Viral on FaceBook Getting 2.5M Views

. . PHITSANULOK – The Royal Thai Police have issued a summons for a Thai man captured in a video clip slapping then stomping his five-year-old learning disabled stepson at a school in Muang district of Phitsanulok. The young boys 25-year-old mother, who asked not to be named, lodged a complaint with authorities on Wednesday […]

November 18th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

VIDEO: Thai Monk Beating Novice with Cane Goes Viral on YouTube and Facebook

. . CHIANG RAI – A sickening video taken in a Buddhist temple somewhere in Northern Thailand shows the horrific caning being given to a child monk after he misbehaved during religious classes. In the clip, recorded on a phone, later posted on YouTube went viral showing an adult monk using a large cane to […]

November 1st, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Chiang Mai Governor Helps Family of Hmong Girls Wrongly Accused of Stealing Watch on Social Media

. . CHIANG MAI – The Two Hmong girls, Phujarat Jiraphakorn and Lulu Laowa who were wrongly accused on (Redrit.com) of stealing a wristwatch from a foreign tourist at Wat Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai were given moral and financial support by Chiang Mai authorities on Friday. Chiang Mai Governor Pawin Chamniprasart, accompanied by his […]

October 7th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Two Villagers Dead after Eating Grilled Toad in Nan Province, Thailand

NAN – Two elderly men have died and a third fell sick after eating grilled toad meat, while two children became ill after eating a chicken cooked beside it, in Thung Chang district of Nan Province on Sunday night. Public health officials of Thung Chang district went to a house in Pradu village on Monday […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Hundreds of Chiang Mai Residents Rally to Protect Cities ‘Last Green Space’

. CHIANG MAI – Hundreds of Chiang Mai people Monday rallied at the centre of Chiang Mai city in a rare show of unity among citizens of all political hues to protest a development project that would destroy nine rai of public green space. The rally was organised by more than 30 civic organisations representing […]

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Army Charges Referendum Critics with Sedition

. . BANGKOK – Human Rights Watch said today Thailand’s junta should stop bringing sedition charges against critics of the draft constitution, a referendum on the proposed constitution is slated for August 7, 2016. Critics of Gen. Prayut’s ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) held in military detention on politically motivated charges of […]

July 29th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

Thai PM Uses Article 44 to Suspend Top Chiang Mai Official

. . CHIANG MAI – The political temperature has risen further in Northern Thailand after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha exercised the power of Article 44 to suspend Boonlert Buranupakorn, president of the Chiang Mai Provincial Administrative Organisation, from duty yesterday. The move was believed to be the result of raids on local government offices in […]

July 27th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Thailand Politics | Read More »

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