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Phrae Police Find Massive Drug Haul Hidden in Truck Transporting with Cabbage

– PHRAE – Police have arrested two men in Phrae province after uncovering a massive shipment of illegal drugs hidden in a truck filled with cabbages. As many as 858,000 methamphetamine pills and about 36 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine were found in bags hidden among piles of cabbage in the six-wheeled truck, which was intercepted […]

April 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Foreign Newspapers Apologie to Hmong Girls for Labeling them Tiny Thieves

– CHIANG MAI – The Sun of Britain and Daily Mail Australia media outlets have sent letters of apology to the parents of Hmong sisters, Dokmai, 10, and her younger sister Gaolhee, 7 for wrongly accusing them of being caught on camera stealing a British tourist’s watch at Doi Suthep temple several months ago. Chiang […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Rare Jungle Cats Sighted in Chiang Mai Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary

    – CHIANG MAI – The sighting of rare jungle cats in northern Thailand has buoyed environmentalists and conservationists concerned that habitat loss and animal poaching are contributing to the species’ decline. The jungle cats (Felis chaus) are found across a diverse region of the globe — from Egypt, West and Central Asia, South […]

March 18th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

Two Killed and 13 Injured after Passenger Van Slams into Rear of Trailer Truck in Northern Thailand

– KAMPHAENG PHET – Two Burmese migrant workers were killed and 13 others were injured, three of them in serious condition, when the passenger van they were travelling in slammed into the rear of a trailer truck in Kamphaeng Phet province before dawn on Sunday. Kampaeng Phet Provincial police reporteed the passenger van was transporting 13 […]

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

Thai Man Sets Wife on Fire for Posting Selfies on Facebook

– PHAYAO – A 26 year-old mother of one suffered horrific burns across her entire body and face – needing three emergency operations and several more after her jealous husband doused her with gasoline and set her afire after she posted three innocent selfies on Facebook. Nednapha Nuankhul, 26 had been married to Chatchawarn Tarrin, […]

March 4th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

Passenger Killed in Northern Thailand after Public Transport Van Crashes into a Tree

. . KAMPHAENG PHET – One woman has been killed and four other severly injured when a passenger van ran they were traveling in went off the road and hit a tree in the median in Northern Thailand, Friday morning. Pol Capt Bancha Sum-ngern, a duty-officer at Khanu Waralaksaburi police station reported that the latest […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Overworked Bus Driver Abandons Bus and Passenger on Route to Chiang Mai

. . KAMPHAENG PHET – 48 Bus passengers, foreign and Thai, were left stranded on the roadside with the driverless bus on Thursday morning after the driver of a Bangkok-Chiang Mai bus abandoned it in mid-journey and walked off in Kamphaeng Phet, complaining he was too tired after working non-stop for several days. Pol Lt […]

December 30th, 2016 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

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