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Thai Mother Refuses Payoff From Teacher that Mercilessly Beat her 7 Year-old Son

. . PATHUM THANI –  The Mother of a 7 year-old boy filed a complaint with Thai police on Monday morning, accusing a female teacher of mercilessly beating her seven-year-old son at Sang-am Withaya School in tambon Khlong Song of Khlong Luang district. Mrs. Boonsueb Khanthong, 50, said this beating happened on Friday when her […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

44 Students Injured in Bus Crash in Northern Thailand after Driver Fell Asleep While Driving

. . KAMPHAENG PHET – Pol Capt Jakrapong Jainakrop, duty officer at Muang district police station, has told Thai Media that 44 students from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned in Muang district early on Thursday A chartered airconditioned bus taking 48 students back to […]

December 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Chinese Tourist Killed, Two Passengers Injured after Car Crashes in Kamphaeng Phet Province

. . KAMPHAENG PHET – One Chinese tourist has been killed and two other passengers injured when the car they were driving rammed into a tree at a ditch in Khanu Waralaksaburi district on late Sunday night. Pol Lt Arwut Kerdyindee, a duty officer at Khanu Waralaksaburi police station reported that police and rescue workers […]

December 12th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Skipping the Beach of Thailand and Heading to Chiang Rai

. CHIANG RAI – Northern Thailand is largely overlooked by tourists in favor of the south, which is blessed with the kind of tropical beaches used as screensavers the world over. But where the south is sandy and developed, the north offers vast, unsettled stretches of mountains and jungle, deeply veined rivers and wildlife. There […]

November 25th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Tourism News | Read More »

Thai Junta Approves $1.5 Billion Baht Give Away to Low-Income People, Rice Farmers Excluded

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s military government on Tuesday approved a one-time payout for low-income people in an effort to stimulate the country’s weak economy. People who make less than 30,000 baht ($846) a year will receive 3,000 baht ($86), while people who make 30,000 to 100,000 baht ($846 to $2,821) a year will receive […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

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 »

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