The crashed Bangkok-Nong Khai interprovincial bus deep under the foliage in a roadside ditch after the crash in Nakhon Ratchasima's Sida district in the early hours of Wednesday. Ten passengers were injured. - Photo by Prasit Tangprasert
NAKHON RATCHASIMA – An inter-provincial passenger bus travelling from Bangkok to the Northeast plunged into a roadside ditch in Sida district of Nakhon Ratchasim province in the early hours of Wednesday, injuring 10 passengers. Police said the bus was carrying at least 30 passengers and left Mor Chit bus terminal in Bangkok on Tuesday […]
Wong Siu-ming, 44, was riding a motorbike with his female companion along the Lampang Chiang Mai Highway in northern Thailand when they were run over by a car from behind. - File Photo below
CHIANG MAI – A 44 year old Chinese man and his partner have been killed in the Northern Province of Chiang Mai after their motorcycle was hit from behind by a white sedan on a downhill bend near the Thai Elephant Conservation and Training Centre. Provincial police reported that Wong Siu-ming, 44, was riding […]
The driver told police that he said that he was going to Chiang Rai for seven days.
CHIANG MAI – Police in the Northern Province of Chiang Mai have reported that they received a missing person report from the ex-wife of Danish expat Carsien Finnech. He was last seen leaving his house with a pickup truck. Police identified the truck, belonging to a storage service company. Finnech reportedly requested that the […]
U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Glyn T. Davies on Wednesday gave 50,000 doses of rabies vaccine to the Department of Livestock Development
BANGKOK – The U.S. has supported Thailand in its efforts to be free from rabies by 2020 in line with the government’s strategy. U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Glyn T. Davies on Wednesday gave 50,000 doses of rabies vaccine to the Department of Livestock Development in support of Thailand’s anti-rabies plan. The vaccines will be […]
So far, 46 vehicles, mostly diesel-powered vehicles, have been found exceeding the pollution limit.
CHIANG MAI – The Pollution Control Department in Northern Thailand has fined motorists whose vehicles’ emissions are above the legal limit in the northern province of Chiang Mai, imposing a temporary ban to reduce air pollution. The Director-General of the Pollution Control Department, Sunee Piyapanpong, said her department is running a campaign to enforce […]
CHIANG MAI – Local hairdressers have filed a petition to the government, opposing the proposed lift on a ban on foreign workers in the hairdressing industry in Thailand, headed by the Hairdressing Association of Chiang Mai. On May 2nd, around 50 hairdressing entrepreneurs gathered at Damrongtham Centre to file a petition against a new […]
CHIANG MAI – More than a 1,000 people rallied in Chiang Mai’s old city on Sunday demanding the demolition of houses built for juristic officials in the foothills of Doi Suthep in Mae Rim district. Wearing T-shirts with the slogan that reads “Rak (Love) Doi Suthep” and a green ribbon tied to their left wrists […]
CHIANG MAI – Thai police on Wednesday (April 25) cancelled an event to launch a new report on human rights abuses in Karen State by the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) and warning of a humanitarian crisis there, The Irrawaddy Online reported. The Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) originally planned to launch the report, “The Nightmare Returns: […]
MAE HONG SON – Golden umbrellas draped in beads and flowers provide shade for boys as young as seven riding on their fathers’ shoulders in a procession through the mountain town of Mae Hong Son on Thailand’s northern border. Dressed in clothes dominated by neon pinks and greens with elaborate headgear, their lips and cheeks […]
CHIANG MAI – The editor of CityLife Magazine in Chiang Mai is faces possible criminal charges for sharing a student’s “disrespectful” picture of historic kings wearing face masks to highlight air pollution in the northern city of Chiang Mai. The governor of Chiang Mai told Reuters on Sunday that he believes Editor Pim Kemasingki, editor […]