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    Leading domestic and international stakeholders pledge to unite to ignite tourism in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    Urasaya Property Co., Ltd, the pioneering real estate company and developer of Banyan Tree Residences Sichon, came together with local tourism leaders, key stakeholders and the business community in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Thursday 27th June, to discuss and share its vision for creating a bright and sustainable future for this spectacular southern Thai province. Under the Thai government’s “Ignite Thailand”…

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    Car and school van collision in Nakhon Si Thammarat injures three

    A severe collision in Nakhon Si Thammarat between a car and a school van narrowly avoided a mass tragedy, leaving three students injured. The accident occurred today, July 1, when a yellow Honda hatchback lost control and crashed into a silver school van near a shop in the Phrom Khiri district. The head of Phrom Khiri Police Station, Police Colonel…

  • Crime News

    Neighbourly dispute in Nakhon Si Thammarat leads to fatality

    A neighbourly dispute in Nakhon Si Thammarat resulted in a fatality yesterday when a man allegedly under the influence of drugs was killed. The incident, which occurred in a rubber plantation, saw one neighbour fatally attack another before surrendering to the police. Police and emergency responders arrived at a rubber plantation in Ban Tha Kham, Village No. 6, Khuan Nong…

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    Fatal house fire in Nakhon Si Thammarat claims homeowner’s life

    A fatal house fire in Nakhon Si Thammarat has claimed the life of a 50 year old homeowner. The incident, believed to be caused by an electrical short circuit, saw the man escape the flames only to succumb to smoke inhalation. Police Inspector Sompong Khongkaew from Thung Yai Police Station reported the incident at 11pm yesterday, June 5. The fire…

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    Gambler’s feud ends in deadly shooting in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A gambler’s bitter feud ended in murder yesterday when a 44 year old man was shot dead by his wife’s estranged husband in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. The police quickly apprehended the suspect, who confessed to the crime. The tragic incident occurred at a residence in Moo 16, Bang Khan Subdistrict, Bang Khan District. The local police, led by Police…

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    Son found dead by mother in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A mother was left utterly shocked when she found her 30 year old son dead, just hours after they had chatted late into the night. In a tragic twist of events, her son, known as Warakorn, was found lifeless in his home near a fresh market in the Tha Wang area of Nakhon Si Thammarat province yesterday morning. Warakorn was…

  • Crime News

    Villagers nab motorcycle thief in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A 37 year old thief was apprehended by villagers in Nakhon Si Thammarat after a failed attempt to flee, resulting in a physical altercation before he was handed over to the police for prosecution. The incident, which unfolded today, April 21, saw the suspect, known as Somboon or Sor Lae, caught red-handed with a stolen motorcycle. Somboon’s capture was the…

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    Banyan Group and Urasaya Property launch Nakhon Si Thammarat’s first luxury residence

    Nestled directly on Thailand’s Gulf Coast, Banyan Tree Residences Sichon represents a pioneering project by Banyan Group, the independent global hospitality company, in partnership with Urasaya Property Co., Ltd, a pioneering real estate developer. This venture not only promises a unique living experience but also marks a significant step in the expansion and diversification of luxury living options in Thailand.…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat abbot charged with animal cruelty

    The abbot of a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat is facing animal cruelty charges after reportedly hitting a stray dog with a stick, causing severe eye injuries. The 37 year old abbot Danai of Wat Chan Por in Tha Sala district, along with a 15 year old temple novice, identified only as A, voluntarily appeared at the Tha Sala Police…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat emerges as tranquil tourism haven amidst chaos in hotspots like Phuket

    As Phuket, Pattaya, and Hua Hin battle with over-tourism, Nakhon Si Thammarat emerges as a tranquil one of Thailand’s favourite getaways. In the throes of over-tourism, Phuket, Pattaya, and Hua Hin are becoming synonymous with congestion, noise, and chaos. The serenity seekers are abandoning the ship, flocking towards the promise of silent travel, as revealed by Condé Nast Traveler. Amidst…

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    Prison warden commits suicide at Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A warden at Nakhon Si Thammarat Central Prison was found dead by senior officials. Police Colonel Sanpong Chansing, superintendent of Phra Phrom Police Station, Nakhon Si Thammarat province received a report from senior officials at Nakhon Si Thammarat Central Prison that a correctional officer committed suicide inside a room on the fourth floor of the building on the side wing of…

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    Vehicle swept into waterfall in Nakhon Si Thammarat rains

    Amid incessant rainfall in Nakhon Si Thammarat, a vehicle was swept away by a powerful stream of water, causing a young interior decorator to plunge into a waterfall. The incident occurred around 10am today at a flooded water gate between Moo 6 and Moo 1, Thon Hong Subdistrict, Phrom Khiri District. This resulted from the continuous rain that began yesterday…

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    Sia Paeng: Another Nakhon Si Thammarat prison warden given arrest warrant

    An additional prison warden has been issued an arrest warrant regarding Chaowalit Thongduang’s case. Chaowalit, also known as Sia Paeng, escaped from Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital around two weeks ago on October 22. The arrest warrant for Weerachai Nuduang from Nakhon Si Thammarat Central Prison was issued yesterday by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases. Weerachai was charged…

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    Triggered by glance: Off-licence spat leads to fatal road incident arrest by Nakhon Si Thammarat police

    Police in Nakhon Si Thammarat apprehended a gunman involved in a fatal road incident following a dispute at an off-licence. The suspect allegedly pursued the victim after feeling provoked by a glance. He then shot the victim in the head, resulting in his immediate death. The incident took place on the Thung Song-Trang Road, near the entrance to the Wang…

  • Crime News

    Nakhon Si Thammarat murder: Man arrested for chilling strangulation, deadly violence

    The quiet town of Nakhon Si Thammarat was left in shock as local police arrested Seri Boonprap, an infamous 57 year old, yesterday, for the brutal strangulation of a woman in a bungalow, an act he chillingly admitted was fuelled by resentment. The victim’s premature death came as a shocking end to their tumultuous relationship, resulting in the horrifying Nakhon…

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    Woman truck driver killed in Nakhon Si Thammarat shooting spree

    A woman truck driver lost her life when anonymous gunmen targeted her vehicle, leaving her vehicle’s cabin peppered with several rounds on one of Nakhon Si Thammarat’s main roads earlier today. The shooting took place at 6am on the southern-expressing Asian Highway 41, in tambon Na Bon. Police, rescuers, and medical personnel rushed to the scene to confront the sight…

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    Philanthropist injured in multi-vehicle road accident in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A local philanthropist was badly injured when a truck crashed into the back of a pickup, spinning it into another lorry, causing harm to the driver. Passers-by came to assist the injured man trapped inside the damaged Toyota pickup with registration plate number บว-1721 Nakhon Si Thammarat, which was left immobilised in the middle of the road. The injured man…

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    Uncle Tu offers prayers at Nakhon Si Thammarat main shrine before attending grand rally as lottery enthusiasts gather to buy lucky numbers

    Yesterday in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, a prime ministerial candidate for the Palang Pracharath Party, spent the whole day campaigning and visiting five districts. Later, he concluded the campaign with a large rally at the city’s central sports field, ahead of the elections on May 14. Feeling tired from the continuous travel and rallies, Prayut took…

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    Pheu Thai party rally focuses on agriculture, digital wallet policy, and appealing for votes in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    The Pheu Thai Party held an enthusiastic rally in Nakhon Si Thammarat, featuring prominent members such as Paetongtarn Shinawatra, candidate for prime minister, and her husband Pik Sukhsawat, as well as party strategist Chaturon Chaisang and director Natthawut Saikua. The candidates for MP seats in their respective districts also echoed the party’s policies and called for local support. During the…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Four members of drug gang arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    Four members of a drug gang were arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat Friday carrying 1.2 million meth pills. The four had brought the pills from the north of the country, according to Pol Maj Gen Somchai Suetortrakul. Police arrested members of the drug gang Somyos Jaidee, 57 years old, and Supiwa Ratsupha, 20 years old, in Khuan. The pair had…

  • South Thailand News

    Police seize 16 kilograms of methamphetamine in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A drug suppression squad in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat seized 16 kilograms of methamphetamine in a sting operation. The undercover operation was led by the provincial governor in Phrom Khiri district and included police and officials from the Internal Security Operations Command. An undercover cop arranged an appointment with a suspect who is identified as 32 year…

  • Covid-19 News

    Omicron variant found in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    As infections of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 surpass 1,100 cases in Thailand, the first confirmed case in Nakhon Si Thammarat was identified in a woman. She had already been fully vaccinated and received a booster shot. The 26 year old woman works at Kasemrad Hospital in Bangkok and travelled to the province to attend her grandfather’s funeral. The woman…

  • South Thailand News

    All 23 districts declared as disaster zones in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    Following downpours and runoff that began inundating the municipality last night, all 23 districts in Nakhon Si Thammarat province have been declared disaster zones. The statement by the provincial governor Kraisorn Wisitwong would assist rescuers and authorities to expedite rescue operations while also allowing the province administration to promptly distribute the emergency budget to affected households. Heavy rain, along with…

  • Covid-19 News

    Covid-19 surge in Nakhon Si Thammarat as province reports 618 new infections

    The southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 infections, with 618 new cases logged yesterday. The provincial health office reported the record high alongside 8 Covid-related deaths, all of them elderly patients. The Bangkok Post reports that of yesterday’s new infections, 210 were in the Muang district, with the others spread across 23 districts. Hospitals,…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat prison sealed off as infections climb

    A prison in Nakhon Si Thammarat that earlier in the week announced it had a Covid outbreak, has been sealed off after over 100 infections were discovered among inmates, says Governor Kraisorn Wisitwong. The Correctional Institute for Young Offenders, which, despite its name houses many prisoners over the age of 60, has announced that 130 more infections have been found.…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat reports Covid outbreak at prison

    Nakhon Si Thammarat, a southern Thai province, has a new Covid outbreak: The Correctional Institution for Young Offenders has reported 64 people have already tested positive at the institution with the number only expected to go up. Officials estimate that the number could go as high as 1,000 as they continue to test. The facility has over 2,500 inmates and…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat named Thailand’s most murderous province

    Nakhon Si Thammarat, a southern Thai province, is proving worrisome for the Crime Suppression police as they have named the area the country’s most murderous province since the start of 2021. Police suspect the abundance of households that possess guns is partially to blame for the high murder rate. The Crime Suppression police have expressed their alarm at the number…

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    Several markets and communities sealed off in Nakhon Si Thammarat following Covid outbreak

    3 markets and 2 communities in Nakhon Si Thammarat, a southern Thai province, have been sealed off for at least 7 days following the discovery of hundreds of new Covid cases. Local officials say the Bang Wang, 100 years, and Wat Hu Long markets are in isolation, as well as the Moo 1 and Moo 3 villages. Since the week…

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    Couple shot to death in Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A couple has been shot to death in their house in the southern province Nakhon Si Thammarat. The police found the couple’s bodies last night. The duty officer from the Chulabhorn police station says they received a call about the shooting at around 9:30pm. When police and a doctor rushed to the house, they discovered 48 year old Boontham Panarat…

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    Nakhon Si Thammarat man rushed to the hospital after crab claw pieces got stuck in his throat

    A grandfather in the southern Thai province of Nakhon Si Thammarat was rushed to the hospital after he swallowed a crab claw and sharp pieces got stuck in his throat. The man’s doctor shared the story to his Facebook. Dr Arak Wongworachat says the man came into the Sichon Hospital over the weekend after the man’s family rushed him to…