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  • Thailand News

    Pattalung man faces arrest for molesting two girls

    A Pattalung court issued an arrest warrant for a 67 year old man accused of molesting two young girls, causing them severe distress. The initial investigation into the incident dates back to December 2022 with no conclusion reached, but the case reopened following a plea for justice by the mothers of the victims. Two young girls, aged 12, were reportedly…

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    Family feud over 700 baht allowance leads to shooting in Pattalung

    A family dispute over a modest elderly allowance of 700 baht escalated to a violent episode in Pattalung, with a 42 year old man, Tanadol, shooting his 39 year old brother-in-law, Phanasut, twice. Following the incident, Tanadol fled the scene but later surrendered to the police, confessing that the shooting was prompted by a fit of rage caused by the…

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    Life sentence for Pattalung man in attempted murder case

    37 year old Chawalit Thongduang, also known as Paeng Nahonod, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Pattalung provincial court for the attempted murder of an officer back in 2019. The court verdict was announced today, following Paeng’s escape from the hospital at 10am. The case, number 175/2565, had a total of five defendants, with the Pattalung provincial prosecutor…

  • Crime News

    Pattalung school teacher investigated for alleged child abuse

    A female teacher is under investigation for alleged child abuse at a school in Pattalung‘s Pa Phayom district. The investigations follow reports that the teacher hit the back of a five year old boy, leaving visible bruises, after he accidentally scratched her car. The incident came to light when the boy’s parents lodged a formal complaint at the local police…

  • Phuket News

    Drug dealer serves time in Pattalung, arrested in Phuket for dealing again

    PHUKET: A drug dealer who had recently been released from a six-year stint in prison was arrested in Phuket yesterday in possession of 105,000 baht of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine). Jakkarin Songpet, 33, was stopped by Thalang Police at the Baan Bang Jo checkpoint on Thepkrasattri Road at about 5:30pm. “We pulled him over because he was driving a motorbike…

  • Phuket News

    Southern Thai football is charging ahead with Krabi and Pattalung

    PHUKET: Southern Thai football is charging ahead with Krabi FC and Pattalung FC each prevailing at the top of their respective groups in the Thai Premier League (TPL) 2011 Division Two AIS League promotion playoffs. The playoffs, which began in October and are set to conclude in December, divide 12 fine finalists into two groups of six. Upon conclusion, only…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket and Pattalung football battle in the south

    PHUKET: FC Phuket take on Pattalung FC this evening in a highly anticipated first-leg quarter final for the 2011 Toyota League Cup football tournament. Kick off is scheduled for 6pm. The purple and white shirted Pattalung “Swiftlets”, also known as the “Swallows”, will be the hosts of tonight’s game at Pattalung Provincial stadium in Pattalung town. The second leg will…

  • Thailand News

    Heartless landlord leaves terminally ill man homeless before death

    The owner of a rented house in the southern province of Songkhla refused to allow a terminally ill Thai man to rest in her residence. This forced the man to seek refuge in a temple, where he passed away this morning, June 14. Witnesses took to social media to share the heartbreaking story of 63 year old terminally ill Thai…

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    Severe weather alert for 36 Thai provinces amid heatwave

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) today issued a severe weather warning for 36 provinces, forecasting thunderstorms, strong winds, and potential hailstorms across the regions. This alert comes amid a period of intense heat enveloping the country, with scorching temperatures and sporadic thunderstorms expected throughout the day. As of 6am, today, April 15, the low-pressure system caused by the prevailing heat…

  • Phuket News

    American man arrested for smashing Thai man’s car in Phuket

    Police arrested an American man, who appeared to be drunk, after he smashed the window of a Thai man’s car in Phuket in the early hours of this morning. The 33 year old Thai victim, Tharathit Na Pattalung, filed a complaint at Wichit Police Station at around 5.30am today, April 11. He told police that a foreign man damaged his…

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    Thai woman abandons 7 year old daughter at Krabi bus terminal

    A Thai woman abandoned her seven year old daughter at a bus terminal in the southern province of Krabi on March 18. The girl is now safe in the care of her father. Vendors by the Transport Company Limited bus terminal in Krabi sought help from Mueang Krabi Police Station after they found the girl, Nam, wandering around the place…

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    Japan’s court sentences young murderer to death in landmark ruling

    Japan has confirmed the death penalty for a 21 year old man convicted of murdering two people and setting fire to their house. The Kofu District Court in Yamanashi Prefecture announced the decision on Friday (February 2), following the withdrawal of an appeal by the defendant the day before. The landmark ruling in January marked the first time the death…

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    Thailand braces for temperature drop and thunderstorms across 19 provinces

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) forecasts a fresh bout of cold wind resulting in a sharp 5 degrees Celsius drop in temperature. Accompanied by thunderstorms in 19 provinces, the TMD also warns of a storm wreaking havoc in the southern region. In the next 24 hours, a relatively strong high-pressure system will gradually cover the northeast region and is…

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    Thailand bracing for temperature drop due to cold blast from China

    A new blast of cold air is set to lower temperatures by four degrees Celsius, warns the Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD). This weather shift, prompted by a strong high-pressure system from southern China and northern Vietnam, is anticipated to affect the northeastern and eastern parts of Thailand today. The cold weather and strong winds in the northeast are expected…

  • Thailand News

    Northern Thailand experiences temperature drop as smog levels rise

    The northern region of Thailand is currently experiencing a decrease in temperature of 1-3 degrees Celsius due to a moderate high-pressure system covering the northeast and the South China Sea. Concurrently, weak westerly winds in the upper regions blanket the north, resulting in cool to cold weather with morning fog. Meanwhile, areas in the northeast, central, east and upper south…

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    Cool weather predicted across Thailand with isolated rainfall in the north

    The Department of Meteorology of Thailand (TMD) forecasts cool weather in the morning across the northern, northeastern, central, and eastern regions of Thailand, as well as the upper south. However, some areas in the upper north and southern regions are expected to experience rainfall. A westerly trough is covering the upper north of Thailand and the upper part of Laos,…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Thailand braces for cold snap and heavy southern rainfall

    Thailand’s Meteorological Department has issued a warning of cold weather, strong winds, and frost, whilst also alerting the southern region to heavy rainfall. The announcement, issued today, informed that a high-pressure system or cold air mass is still covering Thailand and the southern part of the South China Sea. This is resulting in cold to very cold weather with strong…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Cold wave from China hits Thailand: Significant temperature drop and heavy rain forecast

    Thailand is currently under the influence of a new surge of high-pressure area or cold air mass from China, as declared by the Thai Meteorological Department. This has resulted in a drop in temperature across the country, with the north-eastern region experiencing a decrease of 5 to 8 degrees Celsius, and the capital city, Bangkok, seeing a drop of 5…

  • Road deaths

    Tragic car and motorcycle collision in Chachoengsao claims mother’s life, leaves daughter critically injured

    An unfortunate collision between a car and a motorcycle resulted in the death of a mother and left her daughter seriously injured. The incident, which took place on route 304, Chachoengsao, was reported by Police Lieutenant Colonel Peeradon Saengsuwan, the investigating officer from Phanom Sarakham Police Station, at 10.35pm yesterday. The accident occurred near a U-turn close to Phanom Sarakham…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Thailand weather update: Cold north, stormy south and rain in 19 provinces

    Today’s weather in Thailand sees a mix of cold in the north, stormy conditions in the south, and a forecast of rainfall across 19 provinces, including the capital city, Bangkok, and its surrounding regions. According to the Thai Meteorological Department‘s 24-hour forecast, high atmospheric pressure or mass cold air covers the northeastern regions and the South China Sea. This, combined…

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    Weather warning: Thailand set for thunderous theatrics and chilly mornings

    The Thailand Meteorology Department (TMD) warns of thunderstorms across 14 provinces, with foggy mornings and cooler temperatures in the north and northeast regions of Thailand. The south experiences waves up to 2 metres high, while Bangkok sees fog and a minimum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, as reported on today. The TMD’s 24-hour forecast states that high atmospheric pressure, or…

  • Environment News

    Flash floods claim one life and leave 11 missing at Indonesia’s Jewel, Lake Toba

    Flash floods in Lake Toba, Indonesia wreaked havoc, claiming one life and leaving 11 missing on December 1. Lake Toba experienced a heavy downpour, triggering devastating flash floods. The heavy rain caused widespread destruction that extended beyond homes to include a church, a school, and even a hotel. The aftermath resembled a nightmare, as large stones, trees, and mud cascaded…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Temperature rise in Thailand as cold air pressure decreases

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) reports a decrease in cold air pressure, resulting in a rise in temperature by 1 to 3 degrees Celsius. Southern regions are experiencing heavy rainfall, with eight provinces affected as of 5am today. The forecast for the next 24 hours indicates that the high-pressure area or cold air mass covering the upper part of Thailand…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Heavy rainfall warning in 13 Thai provinces, flash floods alert

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) warns of heavy rainfall in 13 provinces, alerting residents to potential floods and flash floods as a result of accumulated rainfall. In a statement issued today, the department cautioned residents of Chumphon, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pattalung, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun. The risk is heightened by…

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    Intense manhunt for Thai fugitive Chaowalit persists despite lack of leads

    The hunt for the fugitive Chaowalit Thongduang continues unabated, albeit without any solid leads to his whereabouts. It has been 15 days since law enforcement agencies initiated the intensive manhunt for Chaowalit, also known as Sia Paeng, in the Bantud mountain range, following a heated confrontation. Despite the relentless efforts of special operations units from Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, and the…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Thailand’s north cools down while the south and Bangkok face thunderstorms

    The Meteorological Department warned that the weather today in the north and northeast of Thailand is starting to cool down, while the south and Bangkok are still experiencing thunderstorms and gusty winds. A high-pressure system or cold mass is still covering the upper part of the country, while another strong high-pressure system or cold mass has spread to cover southern…

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    Fog, light rain forecast in northern Thailand, south braces for heavy rainfall

    The Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) today forecasts foggy conditions and light rain in some parts of northern Thailand, while heavy rainfall continues in some southern areas. The 24-hour forecast suggests that high atmospheric pressure or a cool air mass is gradually weakening and covering the upper northern parts, north eastern region, and the South China Sea. This, combined with the easterly…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Heavy rain warning across 25 provinces in Thailand, southern region hit hardest

    The Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning for continued heavy rain across 25 provinces today. Southern Thailand is being hit hardest, with 70% of the region experiencing heavy rainfall. The public has been cautioned to be alert for dangers, including flash floods and forest runoff, particularly in areas on hill slopes near waterways and lowlands. The high air pressure…

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    Notorious Thai fugitive’s alleged accomplices detained in ongoing manhunt

    Two suspects were detained for allegedly aiding in the escape of the notorious fugitive, Chaowalit, also known as Sia Paeng Nanod. The fugitive escaped from Maharaj Nakorn Sri Thammarat Hospital and turned himself into the police in Pattalung province before being transferred to Muang Nakorn Sri Thammarat Police Station for further investigation. Jakree, or Big, confessed to being close friends…

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    Sia Paeng: Bounty raised to 1 million baht as associates surrender

    Thai police apprehended two individuals connected to the case of Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as Sia Paeng, a fugitive prisoner who feigned illness and escaped from a hospital. The Department of Corrections has increased the bounty for his capture to 1 million baht, up from the original 100,000 baht. Authorities yesterday, October 27, arrested Sand (nickname), the wife of Jakree Pannoi,…