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Wildlife Officials Rescue 2 Tiger Cubs from Suspected Trafficker

Wildlife enforcement officers have rescued two tiger cubs, six great hornbills, and two wreathed hornbills from a wildlife trafficker in Northeastern Thailand. Wildlife officers and...

Entrance Fees Hiked for National Parks in Northern Thailand

In northern Thailand, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation has announced that entrance fees will be increased effective June 7th. For foreigners,...

Chiang Mai Records 16 Songkran Road Deaths in a Single Day

As people in Thailand celebrate the Songkran holiday the northern province of Chiang Mai reported the most accidents and injuries on Thursday. According to the...

Buddhist Monk Rescued After Falling 50 Meters into a Cave

A Buddhist monk has been rescued from a mountain cave in northern Thailand after he fell about 50 metres when a rope ladder broke...

Surrogacy Agents Target Poor Hilltribe Women to Be Surrogates

Surrogacy agents have caught the attention of authorities in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai where its believed ethnic women have been paid to serve...

Police Officer Arrested Over Sexual Assault and Drunken Rampage

An off-duty police officer has been arrested after he was caught on CCTV assaulting a man in northern Thailand's Lamphun province. The police officer...

31 Victims of Soldiers Shooting Rampage Remembered

Victims of the deadly shooting rampage by a soldier that killed 31 people and injured 57 others were marked by a merit-making ceremony at...

Preschool Slammed for Giving Demerit Points to Crying Toddlers

Preschool parents on Social media in Thailand went berserk Thursday after a preschool announced that toddlers crying during an entrance exam would result in...

Train Crashes into 18-Wheeler Truck Trailer Killing 2

Police report a locomotive driver and engineer have been killed after their train collided with an 18-wheeler truck at a railway crossing in northeastern...

16 Elderly Elephants Get a New Home in Northern Thailand

Over the past two years, Thailand's captive elephants have faced immense hardship as tourism dollars have dried up at Elephant Camps. In addition, owners...

Border Patrol Seizes Methamphetamine Shipment After Gun Battle

Border patrol officers have seized more than four million meth pills, 26 kilograms of ketamine abandoned by smugglers as they fled following a brief...

Soldiers Seize Heroin After Firefight with Drug Runners

Soldiers from Northern Thailand's Pha Muang task force seized 1.6 pounds of heroin and over two hundred thousand methamphetamine pills after a brief firefight...

Woman Killed Trying to Walk Under Elephant for Good Luck

Police in Northern Thailand's Chiang Mai Province report that a 48-year-old woman was killed by an Asian elephant. She allegedly tried to walk under...

Freight Truck and Pickup Truck Collide Head-on Killing 4 People

On Tuesday night, four people were killed when a pickup truck and a freight truck collided head-on in northeastern Thailand's Kalasin Province. The accident occurred...

Army Seizes Large Cache of Methamphetamine on Mekong River

Three-quarters of a million meth pills and 500 grams of crystal meth were seized by an Army patrol along northeastern Thailand's Mekong Riverbank on...

Models Handing Out Free Coffee Create Headache for Police

Two models in Chiang Mai were asked to stop handing out free canned coffee to keep drivers alert during the New Year holiday because...

Couple Camping at Wildlife Sanctuary Attacked by Wild Elephants

In the early hours of Sunday, a couple on a nature study tour escaped serious injury when wild elephants allegedly destroyed their tent and...

Police Officer Shot and Killed by Fleeing Drug Runners

On Tuesday night, a police officer was killed as he and his men tried to stop a pickup truck thought to be carrying a...

Foreign Tourist Test Positive for Omicron in Northern Thailand

Health Authorities in northern Thailand's Chiang Mai province told a press briefing yesterday that the two foreign travellers had tested positive for the Omicron...

First Cases of Omicron Variant Found in Northeastern Thailand

The Governor of northeastern Thailand's Khon Kaen Province Somsak Jungtrakul announced Wednesday that his province has seen its first two Omicron cases. However, he said...
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