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  • Chiang Mai policeman caught accepting bribe on Facebook post January 21, 2019
    A Chiang Mai traffic policeman has been transferred “to inactive duties” (whatever that means) after allegedly being caught on a Facebook post accepting a 200 baht bribe from a Chinese tourist. The tourists’s motorcycle had been locked up for parking illegally. The post appears to show the policeman pocketing the 200 baht and then unlocking […]
    The Thaiger
  • Company rolls out new computers for Chiang Mai school January 21, 2019
    Top executives from Thailand property development company Boutique Corporation recently visited the Intanon Wittaya School in Chiang Mai and presented them with ten desktop computers to the school. Inthanon Wittaya School is located in Amphur Mae Jam, 111.2 kilometers from Chiang Mai, with 192 kindergarten and primary school students. The school offers a computer class […]
    The Thaiger
  • Eight year wait for Chiang Mai’s proposed Light Rail January 18, 2019
    Whilst Phuket has got a tentative go ahead for its Light Rail system (for a start of contraction in 2020), people in Chiang Mai will have to wait eight years for their local version of a modern public transport system. The Chiang Mai News reports that a ministerial level government meeting in Lampang this week […]
    The Thaiger
  • Chiang Mai man arrested after raping his own mother January 17, 2019
    A Chiang Mai man has been arrested after just being released from jail for killing his step father only to rape his own mother. 31 year old Chaiya Tanaa from Chiang Mai had caused distress to locals after he fled the area following the rape last month. Police discovered that he was hiding out in […]
    The Thaiger
  • Chiang Mai: The good, bad and ugly January 17, 2019
    PHOTO: TakeMeTour Post Magazine has published it’s ‘review’ of Chiang Mai, with the “good, bad and ugly sides to Thailand’s second city”. Here are some of their main points… The good There are more than 300 temples in Chiang Mai; they outnumber 7/11 stores, which takes some doing in Thailand. Situated in the heart of […]
    The Thaiger
  • Weather for January 16 January 16, 2019
    Bangkok Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. High 33ºC. Winds NE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chiang Mai Generally clear. High 30ºC. Winds ESE and variable. Phuket Afternoon showers. High 31ºC. Winds NNE and variable. Chance of rain 40%. Ko Samui Thundershowers. High 25ºC. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%. […]
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  • Missing 14 year old girl now under government care January 12, 2019
    by Kornkamol Aksorndej – The Nation Weekend A 14 year old girl, reported missing for more than two weeks and later found with an older man in a Chiang Mai apartment, is now under government care. Pol Maj General Jirabhop Bhuridej of the Crime Suppression Division, says, “We won’t give details about the case. The […]
    The Thaiger & The Nation

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  • One dead in horror high speed car crash in Chiang Rai January 21, 2019
    One man has died after the car he was driving has crashed into a tree in Chiang Rai yesterday, Jan. 20. The accident happened outside of a PTT petrol station Mae Lao-Phan Road, Moo 11 Chom Mok Kaeo, Mae Lao at around 2:45 a.m. According to reports the deceased man was driving at high speed when he […]
  • Body of missing man found in Doi Tao lake January 21, 2019
    The body of a retired Air Force officer who went missing on Thursday has been found in Doi Tao Lake. The body was discovered by rescue workers and park employees floating at the edge of the lake in Mae Ping National Park yesterday, Jan. 20. The decease, Mr. Panyatthaphakdee had been staying on a raft/house boat […]
  • Large number of Russian migratory birds turn up in Phayao January 21, 2019
    Birds believed to have originated in Russia are reported to have turned up in Phayao in large numbers at the weekend. The birds, the breed not described by Thai language media but appearing to be possibly an Ibis of some sort, were reported to number 10,000 in Moo 8 Tha Wang Thong, Mueang Phayao. Described […]
  • One dead in motorcycle/ car crash in Saraphi January 21, 2019
    One person has died after the motorcycle there were on was struck by a vehicle in Saraphi yesterday morning, Jan. 20. The accident occurred on Chiang Mai-Lamphun Road in Tambon Yang Noeng at around 3 a.m. The victim, Mrs. Sutasanee Tarosong from Moo 2 Tambon Saraphi, Amphoe Saraphi, was struck with such force she was flung onto […]
  • 11 injured in crash between sedan, rod daeng on road to Doi Suthep January 18, 2019
    11 people, including tourists, have been injured after a rod daeng crashed head on into a sedan on the road to Doi Suthep this afternoon, Jan. 18. The accident happened on Sriwichai Alley (Highway 1004) at around midday. According to reports, the rod daeng was illegally attempting to overtake a bus going up the mountain […]
  • Dams ruled safe as a minor earthquake strikes Mae Chaem January 18, 2019
    Another day of seismic activity with a new minor earthquake recorded in Mae Chaem causing a government official to say that dams in the north are safe. The latest earthquake – 2.0 on the Richter scale, hit at 4:23 a.m. this morning, Jan. 18 at 18.43 N 98.46 E – Tambon Kong Khaek not far from Doi […]
  • Seven injured, one dead in Phayao pickup truck accident January 18, 2019
    Six people have been injured and one person has died after a pickup truck carrying workers overturned in Phayao yesterday, Jan. 17. The accident happened in Moo 8 Huai Khao Kam, Chun District at around 5:25 p.m. According to reports, the driver of the pickup truck, from Chiang Mai, was attempting to overtake a vehicle when […]
  • Chiang Mai to introduce 61 day fire ban from March 1st January 17, 2019
    Ahead of northern Thailand’s traditional burning season, the Chiang Mai Provincial Authority has announced that there will be a fire ban in place starting March 1. Running 61 days, the fire ban will end April 30, 15 days longer than a similar ban put in place to reduce pollution last year. The province is asking […]

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  • First-time voters in Khon Kaen join protest against another election delay January 18, 2019
    About 40 protesters, many of them first-time voters, chanted pro-elections slogans, waved placards, and performed political songs in a protest to demand no further delay of the national elections in Khon Kaen on Wednesday. The post First-time voters in Khon Kaen join protest against another election delay appeared first on The Isaan Record.
    The Isaan Record
  • Isaan Lives: A rainbow heart under the monk’s robe December 28, 2018
    A devout Buddhist, Chayootm Sirinantpaiboon became a monk when his mother passed away. But the activist for HIV/AIDS rights soon grew critical of the message that was taught inside the walls of the wat. The post Isaan Lives: A rainbow heart under the monk’s robe appeared first on The Isaan Record.
    The Isaan Record
  • Khon Kaen planning to replicate urban garden project December 24, 2018
    Khon Kaen is laying out plans for an urban garden project close to the city’s green market The post Khon Kaen planning to replicate urban garden project appeared first on The Isaan Record.
    The Isaan Record

RSS Udon Thani News Feed

  • BIB seize 4 cars & 35 motorbikes @ Auto Pawn Shop July 28, 2017
    UDON THANI THAILAND SOURCE: Missing a car or motorbike?  It might have been dug  up during the most recent raid by Udon Thani police. It may be all the bikes are legitimate, but the […]
  • Udon Thani Ring Road Flyover Bridge Project July 19, 2017
    As the expat locals refer to it “Tesco Junction” will be getting a new flyover bridge to alleviate traffic tie ups at the intersection now controlled only by traffic lights. Much has been made of […]
  • Krabi Provincial Hall Stormed By Palm Oil Protestors July 6, 2017
    KRABI, THAILAND — Palm oil farmers left in the dust have protested before the Krabi Provincial Hall and even burned an effigy of the Deputy Director General of the Department of Internal Trade.  Talk about […]
  • Trump somehow thinks bluffing China & North Korea will work. July 6, 2017
    WASHINGTON D.C. — So the Orange Menace aka Donald The Chump Trump has decided to keep up with the bluster, showing basically that Russia, China and North Korea are playing him like a fiddle. Dummy […]
  • Fake BKK Taxi Driver Arrested in Robbery / Rape Case July 6, 2017
    BANGKOK, THAILAND — The streets of Bangkok are a bit safer after the BIB apprehended yet another taxi driver rapist except this time, he wasn’t actually a taxi driver at all, but rather someone who […]
  • Irish Pub & Restaurant For Sale July 6, 2017
    UDON THANI, THAILAND — Irish George of Fiddler’s Green fame has decided it’s retirement time after a long time spent running the business here.  Here is a list of what’s included and a link to […]
  • 500 Million THB possible from stolen vehicle auction July 6, 2017
    BANGKOK/THAILAND — Your stolen Escalade or superbike might now be on sale at an auction in Bangkok.  Sayonara fancy ride! After sending one ship back with the contents I guess they decided to err on […]
  • Journalists arrested in Myanmar creates “Climate of Fear” June 30, 2017
    YANGON, MYANMAR — Reporters on the Eastern border conflict zone were grassed up by someone to the local authorities in what is likely to become a very normal practice in coming months. This area has […]
  • One Thai killed, 30 Chinese tourists injured @ Patong Hill bus crash June 30, 2017
    PHUKET, THAILAND–  The slippy hill outside of Patong has caused yet another major crash this time injuring 30 Chinese tourists and killing one local lass.  The winding hill simply is impossible to navigate safely during […]
  • Cybersecurity threat triggers security lockdown amid threat from Petya ransomware June 30, 2017
    BANGKOK, THAILAND– Looks like the latest world-wide cyber attack has fallen flat either by mistake on the part of the hackers or by design.  Initial data shows that Iraq, a state sponsor might actually be […]

RSS Khon Kaen News Feed

  • Vegetables And Fruits In Student Lunches Heavily Contaminated With Toxic Chemicals December 12, 2018
    Vegetables and fruits found in lunches for students under the government-sponsored lunch programme are almost 100 per cent contaminated with pesticides and 99 per cent of the urine samples from students and teachers in four provinces were tested with organophosphate, a deadly toxic pesticide that attacks the nervous system. The above alarming findings were the... […]
  • Thailand Makes Huge Changes To It’s Laws On Smoking In Public December 12, 2018
    Smokers nipping outside the front of buildings for a quick smoke will soon be a thing of the past in Thailand. New regulations issued by the Department of Public Health will force smokers to stay well away from all sorts of public buildings and public areas. There will be a five-meter radius exclusion zone from... […]
  • Election Results To Be Declared Within Hours Of Polls Closing December 12, 2018
    Election organizers said Tuesday the public will know which political parties are positioned to lead Thailand’s post-coup government no longer than five hours after polls close Feb. 24. Election Commissioner Nath Laoseesawakool told reporters the votes will be counted immediately after polling stations close at 5 pm, with unofficial results announced by 10 pm at... […]
  • 12 Thai Nationals Arrested For Trying to Enter The Kingdom Illegally Following Gambling Losses December 7, 2018
    Twelve Thai nationals, who reportedly lost all money in gambling at a casino in Cambodian border town of Poipet and failed to retrieve their Thai passports from a creditor there, were arrested while trying to cross a border fence into Thailand in Sa Kaew’s Aranyaprathet district on Wednesday. Khlong Leuk police said on Thursday that... […]
  • Why Thai Banks Want To Charge You For Withdrawals At ATMs And Over The Counter December 7, 2018
    Thai banks are pushing ahead with efforts to take money off their customers for giving them their cash. They are determined to charge you for using their own ATMs and get money over the counter. The reason is that they are not making any money from online banking, reported Thai Rath in a feature. They... […]
  • Brit And Canadian Arrested Following Huge Cannabis Oil Bust In Bangkok December 7, 2018
    Two foreign men, along with two Thais have been arrested on drug charges following a raid on a warehouse in Bangkok, Thai police said on Thursday. Joseph Toole, 64 from the UK and 67 year old David Kulik from Canada were arrested on Monday in Chonburi. Their arrests came after officers from Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression... […]
  • Australian Man And Thai Wife Sentenced To Death For Drugs Smuggling November 14, 2018
    A Perth member of the notorious biker group Hells Angels and his wife have been sentenced to death in Thailand for trying to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine into Australia. Luke Cook, 34, and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak, 40, were arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport last December and charged in relation to... […]
  • Snake Home Invasions On The Rise November 14, 2018
    Thai Rath published a feature story on the issue of snakes invading people’s homes in Thailand. They spoke to construction engineers and a university vet who gave the benefit of their advice. This might save people from the ignominy of being bitten on the rear end as has happened in several high profile cases recently.... […]

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