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  • Thailand News

    Fatal crash on Lampang-Phrae road kills woman, injures two others

    A tragic accident involving a car and a 10-wheel truck occurred on the Lampang-Phrae road, just before reaching the Wang Ngern shrine, resulting in the death of a woman and injuries to two others, including a one year old child. Police from Mae Tha Police Station reported that the collision happened at 5pm yesterday, July 17. The police, including the…

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    Thai AirAsia flights between Bangkok & Lampang take off in October

    Thai AirAsia announced a new route connecting Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) and Lampang, marking the airline’s 25th domestic destination in Thailand. Starting October 1, travellers can look forward to daily flights on this new route, operated by the airline’s trusty Airbus A320 aircraft. Flight FD3923 will leave Bangkok (DMK) at 11.10am, touching down at Lampang Airport (LPT) by…

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    Lorry crashes into ravine in Lampang, driver injured

    A lorry carrying goods crashed through a bridge railing and plunged into a 3-metre-deep ravine in Lampang, causing injuries to the driver. Rescue teams quickly transported the injured driver to the hospital for treatment. Officers from Thoen Police Station received a report today of an accident involving a lorry crashing into a bridge railing and falling into a ravine at…

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    Elderly man in Lampang loses winning lottery ticket

    A 74 year old man in Lampang found himself at the centre of a lottery ticket dispute after discovering his winning ticket was missing. Later, the ticket was found torn into pieces, raising questions about its authenticity. A reporter visited a home in Serm Sai Subdistrict, Serm Ngam District, Lampang Province, yesterday, July 3, following reports of a lottery ticket…

  • Road deaths

    Noodle vendor injured in Lampang motorcycle crash

    A noodle vendor in Lampang suffered severe injuries after her motorcycle lost control and crashed while she was on her way to the market to buy ingredients. The accident left her unconscious with scattered ingredients on the road. Police from Thoen Police Station responded to a report of a self-inflicted motorcycle accident near Thoen Vocational College on the Thoen-Thung Saliam…

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    Nine year old girl killed in road accident in Lampang

    A tragic accident claimed the life of a nine year old girl in Wang Nuea district, Lampang, leaving her friends and community in mourning. The young girl was struck by a pickup truck and thrown more than 10 metres, resulting in fatal injuries. Rescue workers from Wang Nuea were immediately dispatched to the scene. However, a good Samaritan had already…

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    Lamps out: Lampang horse-drawn carriage rides face unbridled end

    The famed horse-drawn carriage rides in Lampang may soon become a relic of the past, as dwindling tourism revenue fails to attract new generations to sustain the business, according to the Tourism Council of Lampang. Lampang registered 559,892 visitors in the first four months of this year, a 0.52% decline year-on-year, with only 35,131 foreign travellers. Despite the drop in…

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    Thai man dies after altercation with nephew in Lampang

    A man suffering from a mental illness was fatally injured after a confrontation with his nephew in Lampang province. The nephew later turned himself in to the police. Officers from the Koh Kha Police Station in Lampang province were alerted to a fatal assault at a residence in Tha Pha Subdistrict, Koh Kha District at 2pm yesterday, June 12. The…

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    Lampang motorcycle accident kills teen, injures passenger

    A tragic motorcycle accident claimed the life of an 18 year old woman and left a 16 year old passenger injured in the heart of Lampang City. The incident occurred yesterday at 2.50am, today, May 10, on Phaholyothin Road in Tambon Chomphu, Amphoe Mueang Lampang. Emergency services were alerted to the scene where they found a black scooter lying next…

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    Hot under the collar: Lampang’s stray dogs face sizzling struggle

    As temperatures in Lampang soared beyond 40 degrees Celsius, the plight of over 400 stray dogs at Wat Weluwanaram has become a serious concern. The intense heatwave, persisting for nearly a month has prompted the temple’s abbot to take immediate action to alleviate the dogs’ suffering. Vichai Akkadecho, the abbot of Wat Weluwanaram, located at 389 Moo 8, Lampang-Denchai Road,…

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    Phone fumble leads to deadly pickup crash in Lampang

    A tragic road accident occurred today when a woman driving a pickup truck dropped her phone, causing her to veer across the lane and collide head-on with an oncoming sedan, instantly killing the male driver and injuring a 19 year old passenger. In the district of Hang Chat, Lampang, police were alerted to a fatal collision at a U-turn near…

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    Lampang drug bust nets 400,000 meth pills worth 500,000 baht

    Thai authorities in Lampang successfully intercepted a significant drug trafficking operation, seizing 400,000 methamphetamine pills hidden within a vehicle’s spare tyre. The arrest took place following a meticulously planned operation that culminated in a routine traffic stop that turned into a major drug bust. The Governor of Lampang Province Chatchawal Chayabutr and Police Major General Phumipat Nawatrakulphisit, the Provincial Police…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Thailand’s Lampang province hits 42 degrees Celsius

    The scorching heat has engulfed Thailand’s northern Lampang province, with temperatures peaking at 42 degrees Celsius in the Thoen district on Monday and yesterday, April 2, recording the highest temperatures of this year’s summer. The Mueang district also experienced soaring temperatures, with the mercury touching 41.8 Celsius, according to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD). This heatwave in Lampang, which began…

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    Lampang teacher under fire for broomstick beating of student

    A Lampang teacher faces severe backlash after using a broomstick to punish a fourth-grade student, resulting in a traumatic injury. The incident, reported last night, has led to a police complaint filed by the child’s distressed mother. Yesterday at 8pm, the mother of a ten year old boy reported a disturbing case of school punishment to Deputy Investigator Thanes Panyathong…

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    Thai doctor crashes sedan into 3 cars in Lampang hospital car park

    A Thai doctor attributed a brake system failure as the cause of his sedan crashing into three cars in a car park at Lampang Hospital in northern Thailand. Fortunately, rescuers managed to avert a potentially hazardous situation by preventing an SUV from plummeting off the sixth floor of the parking structure. The sound of the collision and the sight of…

  • Road deaths

    Young transport worker dies in tragic roadside accident in Lampang

    A tragic accident has taken a young private transport company worker’s life as he collided with an electricity pole on a roadside, his body flung into the dark forest, unseen by passersby. The incident occurred at 8.45pm yesterday. Natthanan Kamsan, Deputy Investigator at Khelang Nakhon Police Station, Lampang Province, was alerted about a motorcyclist’s fatal collision with an electricity pole…

  • Crime News

    Cannabis shop raid in Lampang: Teenagers found consuming marijuana

    A cannabis shop raid resulted in the discovery of about ten students, including a 14 year old, consuming marijuana within the premises. Residents, distressed by the situation, reported the establishment, leading to an investigation and legal action against the shop owner. Yesterday, at 5.20pm, a special operations team from the Lampang administrative department conducted a raid on the cannabis shop, led…

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    Mysterious Naga tracks discovered at Lampang temple during Kathina festival

    An unusual trail of Naga tracks was discovered near a pond at the back of the Wat San Pa Teung Wana Ram temple in Phra Bat, Mueang, Lampang yesterday during the Kathina (a Buddhist festival) celebrations. Villagers and a famous financial company jointly donated Kathina robes at the temple. The unexpected sight of these mysterious marks, believed by locals to…

  • Road deaths

    Mother and daughter die in Lampang minibus crash, police investigate cause

    A shocking accident occurred when a minibus collided with an electricity pole, leaving a mother and daughter in a coma before succumbing to their injuries at the hospital. Two other individuals sustained minor injuries. The police are urgently investigating the real cause of the accident at 6.40pm yesterday. Officers from Mae Mo Police Station in Lampang province were notified of…

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    Lampang girl, 9, sexually assaulted by teacher: Harrowing incident sparks outrage

    A nine year old girl in Lampang province was reportedly sexually assaulted in a school restroom by a 28 year old male teacher from another institution. The sexual assault was brought to the attention of the police yesterday by the victim’s mother, a 28 year old Lampang resident. The mother became suspicious after noticing her daughter had started menstruating, an…

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    Hell Erupting Noodles draw foodies to Lampang for old Ayutthaya recipe

    Diners have been flocking to Lampang province, northern Thailand, for a unique culinary experience dubbed “Hell Erupting Noodles.” It’s a distinctive selection of “Kwai Teow Rue” or boat noodles based on an old recipe from the province of Ayutthaya, served up from a strategically located eatery right in the heart of Sri Chum Square. The Hell Erupting Noodles shop can…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Mysterious death in jungle hut prompts investigation in Lampang province

    In the early hours of yesterday morning, a tragic discovery was made in the district of Wang Nuea, Lampang province. A 48 year old man’s body was found lifeless in a hut in a dense jungle near the village. His death was mysterious, sparking an urgent response from local rescue workers, police from Wang Nuea station, and on-call physicians from Wang…

  • Road deaths

    Deadly accident in Lampang: 1 killed and another severely hurt

    A tragic accident occurred in Lampang province, where a man lost his life and another was severely injured after attempting to move a broken-down pickup truck. Another truck, coming from behind, failed to notice the emergency situation and crashed into them. On the evening of June 5, Ban Aeuom police station in Lampang was alerted to a horrific collision near…

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    Thai woman accuses police officer in Lampang of embezzling 75,000 baht

    A Thai woman recently filed a complaint with the Damrong Dharma Centre, alleging that a police officer at a Mueang Lampang Police Station in the northern province of Lampang had embezzled 75,000 baht from her. The woman, Auttaporn, claims that she was charged with buying some stolen property in 2021 and was released on bail for 75,000 baht. After the…

  • Environment News

    Hornbills fly again over Lampang Chae Son

    Absent from Thailand’s northern forests for more than 20 years, a pair of great hornbills have been released into Lampang Chae, Son National Park. The release was described by the Zoological Park Organisation (ZPO) director Attaporn Srihayrun as only the first batch of birds that the organisation plans to return to the wild. The ZPO first bred great hornbills in…

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    Remains of missing American WWII pilot found in Lampang, northern Thailand

    US and Thai officials discovered the remains of an American soldier who went missing 78 years ago in Lampang province, northern Thailand, on Wednesday. The pilot’s P-38 Lightning single-seater fighter plane went down during World War II. On Wednesday, US and Thai authorities held a repatriation ceremony for the soldier in Rayong before sending his remains to Hawaii for further…

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    Top 5 places to visit in Lampang – Local Edition

    Lampang is a city in northern Thailand that is filled with natural beauty. Many people even refer to Lampang as “the dream city”. Lampang, known for its horse-drawn carriages and its provincial emblem of a cockerel, has a long history of human settlements on the Wang River basin, some of which date back more than 1,000 years. It is rich…

  • Covid-19 News

    324 schools open in Lampang

    Today, 324 schools across 13 districts in Lampang, a northern Thai province, opened their doors for the first semester in the “New Normal” system. At one Lampang school, Boonwart Wittayalai, students are set to alternate the days they go to school with, presumably, days they don’t go to school and learn online. Before entering a classroom, students must wash their…

  • Northern Thailand News

    More than 1,000 pigs killed in effort to contain spread of virus in Lampang

    The outbreak of ‘porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome’ caused the Department of Livestock Development to order the slaying of pigs in several subdistricts of Mae Tha district in the northern Lampang province. The head of the department says it has been able to prevent the outbreak from spreading out of the declared areas due to the elimination order, but the…

  • Crime NewsPolice investigating a double murder and suicide in Lampang | Thaiger

    Police investigating a double murder and suicide in Lampang

    Police in the northern province of Lampang were called to the scene of a double murder, where a man killed two relatives and stabbed another before killing himself. His motive remains unknown. Police say they learned of the attack at about 7:45am yesterday. The victims were identified as 52 year old Amphon Saikon and 70 year old Inkaew Promdam. Police…