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    Buriram abbot moved to monastery after loudspeaker incident

    A temple abbot in Buriram was taken to a nearby monastery to calm down after a loudspeaker incident at 4am caused a stir among locals. Stress during funeral preparations for his father was cited as the reason, with no drugs involved. A recent incident involving 47 year old Phra Khru Sutthithamparahat, the abbot of Mueang Fai Temple in Nang Rong…

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    Buriram bust-up: Minibus driver assaults woman over school run

    A heated altercation occurred in Buriram yesterday when a local minibus driver assaulted a woman, who was picking up village children for school, the driver was angered by the encroachment into his minibus territory. The incident, which occurred around 7am yesterday on a village road in Prakhon Chai District, Buriram, was witnessed by several parents and schoolchildren who were left…

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    Buriram teen tragically dies in motorcycle crash with parked truck

    A high school student tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident when he collided with a parked 10-wheeler truck while on his way to school. The incident occurred at 7.30am today, June 20, on the Nang Rong-Pakham road, near the entrance to Sub Phra Ya Subdistrict, Nang Rong District, Buriram Province. Police Lieutenant Weerawut Ratprakhon, Deputy Inspector of Nong…

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    Rescue efforts underway for stray dog with cut-off paws in Buriram

    Residents in the Isaan province of Buriram ensured a stray dog received necessary medical care after its hind leg paws had been cut off. A Thai woman took to social media to seek help for the injured dog on Tuesday, June 17. She shared pictures of the dog, with brown and black fur and its paws cut off, with a…

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    Elderly woman forgives robbers after 200,000 baht theft in Buriram

    An elderly woman, who fell victim to a theft by two seemingly Good Samaritans who stole cash and gold worth nearly 200,000 baht, has remarkably forgiven the suspects. After accepting their offer of a ride, she was robbed of all her belongings, threatened at gunpoint, and left stranded by a pond. The Thai police apprehended one of the suspects, 39…

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    Police arrest woman for robbing elderly of 200,000 baht in Buriram

    The Thai police arrested a woman today for allegedly deceiving and robbing an elderly woman in Buriram. The suspect, Somporn, or Aui Banna, is believed to be part of a gang, part of a wider operation that has been targeting vulnerable individuals across various regions. The police, led by Lieutenant General Thiti Saengsawang began an investigation after receiving multiple complaints.…

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    Community rallies after baby boy abandoned in Buriram

    A newborn baby boy was found abandoned behind a house in Kan Dong district, Buriram province, sparking a community effort to rescue him and uncover the reasons behind the incident. The discovery took place yesterday when residents heard the cries of the infant and alerted police. Police Lieutenant Parinya Yingngam, Deputy Inspector of Kan Dong Police Station, received a report…

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    Buriram villagers accuse ex-principal of land grab

    Villagers in Nong Mai Ngam, Lahan Sai District, Buriram Province, submitted evidence to the Buriram Provincial Land Reform Office, accusing a former school principal of seizing their agricultural land after they failed to repay loans. The villagers borrowed money from the ex-school principal but could not repay it in time, leading to the confiscation of their Sor Por Kor land,…

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    Must see Buriram: A destination with something for everyone

    Nestled in the heart of Thailand, Buriram offers an intriguing blend of history, culture, and modern attractions that captivate travellers from around the world. Once known primarily for its serene Khao Kradong Forest Park, Buriram has evolved into a vibrant destination, now equally famed for its impressive sports facilities, including the Chang International Circuit and Chang Arena. Explore Buriram Buriram…

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    Man fatally stabbed after stopping to help stranger in Buriram

    A tragic incident occurred involving the son of a sub-district assistant village headman, who was fatally stabbed at a roadside pavilion after stopping to help out a stranger who was seemingly in need. One of his friends was also injured in the unprovoked attack in Buriram. Deputy Inspector of Nong Ki Police Station, Police Lieutenant Colonel Thongsuk Prongthale, reported that…

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    Buriram contractor gives away 7 buffaloes to prevent slaughter

    A contractor announced the giveaway of seven buffaloes, including breeding pairs and their offspring, to animal lovers for free, with the stipulation that they not be sold to slaughterhouses. The decision stems from a lack of time and space to care for the animals. A 48 year old resident of Yai Yaem Watthana in Chalermprakiat, Buriram, made the heartfelt decision…

  • Crime News

    Police raid snooker club near Buriram school, arrest 9 at drug party

    Police raided a snooker club-cum-pub near Buriram Provincial School, uncovering a drug-fueled party in a VIP room. Nine individuals, including three women and six men, were arrested, and various drugs and firearms were confiscated. Police Major General Rutthaphon Naowarat, commander of Buriram Provincial Police, yesterday, May 28, led a team comprising the provincial police investigation unit, the Mueang police investigation…

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    Mushroom foragers uncover ancient carvings in Buriram forest

    Villagers foraging for mushrooms in the Buriram forest stumbled upon ancient carvings believed to depict the mythological figure Sirimahamaya. The discovery sparked widespread interest and calls for an urgent investigation by the Fine Arts Department. In the dense forests of Buriram, a group of mushroom foragers made an unexpected and potentially historic discovery. Amidst the lush greenery, they found an…

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    Elderly woman’s buffalo herd mysteriously vanishes in Buriram

    A 72 year old woman in Buriram province reported the mysterious disappearance of her entire herd of 10 buffaloes, prompting a local rescue unit’s extensive search that unfortunately turned out fruitless. The owner, deeply worried about the financial implications of the loss, appealed to the public for help. Buriram Highway Police Rescue Unit yesterday was alerted by the elderly woman…

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    Buriram village rocked by mysterious death in thorny forest

    Debates around a mysterious death in Buriram were ignited after a chilling discovery in the dense thorny forest on the outskirts of Nong Hwai village revealed the body of 46 year old Nopadol, with signs of animal predation and a charred head, suggesting a possible unnatural death. Locals remain divided on the cause of death, with some suspecting heatstroke in…

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    Buriram family fights back after YouTuber spins ghostly tale

    A family in Buriram is seeking justice after a YouTuber trespassed into their home without permission, filmed the property, and uploaded the video with misleading information suggesting the house was haunted. The video has caused significant distress and concern for the family’s safety and the security of their possessions. As of today, the video has garnered over 74,000 views, and…

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    Drought dries up Buriram: 300 Thai households forced to buy water

    The protracted drought in Thailand has precipitated a water crisis in Mueang district, Buriram, compelling approximately 300 households across three villages to resort to purchasing water. The scarcity of water is attributed to the drying up of the area’s groundwater, which these villages heavily depend on, given that they are not linked to the local water pipelines. The impacted villages…

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    Buriram teen brutally attacked, family seeks justice

    A Buriram teen was brutally attacked by a group of teenagers, including one army conscript, during the Songkran festival on April 14. After nearly collapsing from injuries and receiving threats online, the family of the victim is seeking justice, while the case remains unresolved as of today. The joy of Thailand’s traditional Songkran celebrations turned into a nightmare for a…

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    Boxing camp owner murdered in Buriram

    A boxing camp owner known by many as Sia Dam was brutally murdered at a religious celebration in Buriram. Sia Dam, whose real name is being withheld, was a 56 year old boxing camp owner from Surin Province. The incident occurred yesterday when an unknown assailant shot him in the head and neck, leading to his death in his Hyundai…

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    Thai boxing camp owner executed at religious festival in Buriram

    A shocking execution-style murder in the early hours of yesterday morning has left the Thai boxing community in mourning. The 56 year old, owner of a boxing camp, known as Sia Dam, was brutally shot in the head and neck by an unidentified gunman, resulting in his immediate death. The incident, which took place around 4am yesterday, April 22, unfolded…

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    Buriram celebrates BLACKPINK Lisa’s 27th birthday

    Buriram celebrated BLACKPINK Lisa’s 27th birthday with a feast of meatball consumption and the unveiling of themed pants. Buriram came alive as it threw a grand celebration to mark the 27th birthday of Lalisa Manobal, better known as Lisa from the globally renowned girl group BLACKPINK. The event included the launch of Buriram’s special standing meatball consumption pants. Lisa, born…

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    Buriram issues health alert over anthrax after Laos cases

    The province of Buriram in Thailand issued a health warning over the threat of anthrax, a severe bacterial disease, following the identification of three cases in neighbouring Laos. The disease, which can spread from animals to humans, particularly through the consumption of raw bovine and buffalo meat, prompted heightened surveillance and precautionary measures. Today, the provincial livestock office, led by…

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    Buriram shooting: Teenagers injured in revenge attack

    A violent encounter last night left two high school students injured after being shot by a younger peer. The incident, which took place near a petrol station in Buriram province, was reportedly an act of revenge on behalf of a friend. The two victims, both Grade 9 students, were attacked as they rode their motorcycle in the vicinity of Nong…

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    15 year old schoolboy opens fire, injuring 2 rival students in Buriram

    A 15 year old schoolboy opened fire at a temple near his school in the Isaan province of Buriram, injuring two rival students. The victims are in a stable condition. Officers from Nongki Police Station were alerted to the temple shooting at Wat Mai Chai Mongkhon at about 12.30pm yesterday, March 6. Police arrived at the scene with the Nongki…

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    Revolutionary partnership saves Eastern Sarus cranes in Buriram

    In a historic moment at the Wetland and Thai Crane Learning Centre in Buriram province, Police Lieutenant General Phatcharavat Wongsuwan spearheaded a ceremony to release Eastern Sarus cranes back into the wild. The event, attended by Aut Arunrattanapong, Head of Regional Management Division 1, True Corporation, and Rommuk Piachan, Senior Leader, Projects Development, TruePlookpanya, marked the 12th successful release of…

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    Family pilgrimage ends in van-truck collision tragedy in Buriram

    A family outing turned tragic yesterday evening when their van collided with a eucalyptus wood transport truck, leaving two dead and four seriously injured. Around 8.30pm on February 17, authorities from the Satuek Police Station in Buriram Province, led by Deputy Investigator Thanadorn Phaksarum, were called to the scene of the accident on the Buriram-Stuek Road, heading towards the city…

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    Buriram yoga teacher exposes photographer’s sexual harassment

    A yoga instructor exposed a prominent photographer from Buriram for sexual harassment and attempted coercion into risqué photography, with a subsequent payoff offer of 30,000 baht to silence the matter. The incident, which she believes was not an isolated case, took place on February 15. The victim shared her traumatic experience on social media to warn other women of the…

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    Girl injured by classmate in Buriram schoolyard seeks justice

    A dispute between parents over a schoolyard incident in Buriram escalated after a fourth-grade girl was kicked in the throat by a male classmate. The 38 year old girl’s mother, Euaengkham, from Isaan Khet, Chaloem Phrakiat district, is demanding justice following the attack that left her daughter with a swollen neck, chest pain, and vomiting, requiring two hospital visits for…

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    Buffalo calf rescued after horn entanglement in Buriram

    A peculiar incident occurred yesterday, January 27, when a buffalo calf, entangled in the curved horns of its grandmother, was rescued in Buriram. Despite numerous attempts, the rescue team failed to free the calf, ultimately requiring a veterinarian to safely remove part of the horns using a saw. This is reported to be the first case of its kind, though…

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    Dispute over dropped phone leads to fatal stabbing in Buriram

    A dispute over a dropped phone in a rural shack escalated into a deadly confrontation when 47 year old Kittisak fatally stabbed 38 year old Atit in self-defence. The incident occurred yesterday around 3.30pm in the Nong Ki district of Buriram Province. Police Deputy Inspector Thongsuk Prongthalee was alerted to the violent altercation and the subsequent death, prompting an investigation…