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    Train collision in Phichit leaves five dead, two injured

    A tragic accident occurred yesterday, July 8, when a train collided with a pickup truck at an unguarded crossing in Ban Ratchachangkhwan, Phichit Province, resulting in five fatalities and two severe injuries. The victims were en route to a relative’s funeral. The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) expressed its condolences to the families affected by the incident. The collision happened…

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    Phichit farmers boost income with organic date palms

    Farmers in Phichit are turning to organic date palm cultivation to boost income, with sweet, nutrient-rich fruits fetching high prices of 400 baht per kilogramme. This shift is driven by the fruit’s popularity and the relatively easy maintenance. Veerachat Kiewubon of Poon Siri Farm located in Moo 2, Wat Kwang Subdistrict, Pho Thale District, Phichit, converted his 8-rai lime plantation…

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    Ex-legislator summoned over violent temple invasion in Phichit

    A high-profile individual has been summoned by the police for allegedly hiring assailants who stormed a temple in the Phichit province, Thailand. The incident left several people, including monks and temple workers, injured. The summons followed the end of the individual’s parliamentary term, which previously granted immunity from prosecution. Despite being given two chances to appear, the absence of the…

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    Severe summer storm wreaks havoc in Phichit, Thailand

    A severe summer storm recently ravaged Phichit province in Thailand, causing extensive damage to homes, religious sites, and infrastructure. The storm, which struck yesterday evening, particularly impacted three districts: Bang Mun Nak, Dong Charoen, and Taphan Hin. The powerful storm toppled trees, snapped utility poles, and sent roofs flying, resulting in widespread power outages that lasted through the night. The…

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    Late night kitchen blaze claims three young lives in Phichit

    Three young lives were tragically lost to a fierce house fire that erupted late last night in Phichit province, with two others sustaining serious injuries. The blaze, which police and emergency services responded around 1.30am today, January 24, is believed to have begun in the kitchen of the two-story dwelling, according to a 14 year old survivor who reported hearing…

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    The symbiotic world of Phichit and crocodiles

    Not as well-known as its neighbours, Phichit is one of Thailand’s less well-known but very culturally and historically rich provinces that is rarely in the news. Yet inside its borders lies a fascinating domain that only those in the know are aware of. The exciting world of crocodiles, which draws many tourists each year, is only one of Phichit ‘s…

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    Phichit flooding: Eight districts hit, 885 households submerged

    The province of Phichit is currently grappling with severe flooding that has affected eight districts, with as many as 885 households submerged and damage to the local infrastructure. The situation has been worsened by the overflowing of the Nan and Yom rivers, leading officials to raise red flags, signalling the start of a flood crisis. The water level in the…

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    Yom River surges: Phichit takes swift action to stay afloat

    The swift ascent of water levels in the Yom River in Phichit has compelled the Phichit Irrigation Department to expedite the discharge of water from the Sam Ngam Dam. These proactive measures are designed to brace for the anticipated influx of water from the northern region. In light of this development, residents have received counsel to relocate their possessions to…

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    Thai King to cover medical costs for victims of Phichit school roof collapse

    His Majesty the King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua has pledged to cover the medical expenses of those injured in a tragic roof collapse at a school in Phichit during a storm on Monday evening. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced this decision during a visit to the affected Ban Noen Po School and the local community in Sam Ngam district, following…

  • Crime News

    Van packed with 39 illegal burmese workers stopped in Phichit

    A tip-off led to police uncovering a van packed full of 39 illegal Burmese immigrants in the lower Northern province of Phichit. The van was stuffed tightly with 17 Burmese men and 22 Burmese women with one admitting that they had crossed the border illegally and were heading to Nakon Sawan to work at construction sites. The police in Phichit…

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    Health officials urge locals in Phichit to avoid eating raw pork after 4 deaths

    Public health officials are urging locals in the Phichit province to avoid eating raw pork after 4 people died this year from a zoonotic disease originating from pigs while 22 residents were infected. The province, about 330 kilometres from Bangkok, has the highest number of deaths related to raw meat consumption. The province also has the second highest number of…

  • Environment News

    PM takes full responsibility for Phichit’s Chatree gold mine decision

    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha told the cabinet that he accepts sole responsibility and consequences for his decision to close down the Chatree gold mine in central Phichit province about three years ago. Phichit is located in central Thailand. A cabinet source says the Industry Ministry briefed the cabinet on the arbitration process launched by Australian Kingsgate Consolidated, the parent company of…

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    Phichit collision kills three, injures four

    A pick-up has flipped, throwing workers off the back tray, killing them when they crashed into another pick-up in Phichit this morning, in central Thailand. Three people were killed and four others injured when the pick-up smashed into another pick-up truck transporting construction workers. The accident happened at 8.30am on highway No 115 linking Sam Ngam and Muang district in…

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    Phichit: Hundreds affected by Dengue

    All 12 districts in the province of Phichit in central Thailand will soon be declared dengue outbreak control zones with 652 cases of dengue fever now reported in the province so far this year. A committee in charge of disease control made the call this week in a bid to integrate efforts by all pertinent government agencies. The committee was…

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    Heavy rain warning issued for Bangkok and other regions

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a warning for heavy rain across Bangkok today, July 19. Residents are advised to carry umbrellas, and those in hillside areas should be cautious of flash floods. The TMD’s 24-hour weather forecast indicates a strong monsoon trough crossing the upper northern and upper northeastern regions, combined with a moderately strong southwest monsoon covering…

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    Thailand braces for heavy rainfall and flash floods in 51 provinces

    The Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather warning for 51 provinces, including Bangkok, forecasting heavy rainfall and advising caution against flash floods and forest runoffs. Today, the TMD predicts strong monsoons will sweep through the upper northern and northeastern regions, impacting the pressure systems over the northern South China Sea. The monsoon’s force, covering the Andaman Sea, southern regions,…

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    Thailand Video News | Kuwaiti street racers cause disturbances in Pattaya, Thaksin Shinawatra to receive certificate of innocence

    In Thailand Video News today, Jay shares the video of noisy Kuwaiti motorcycle racers which has led to Pattaya locals pushing for police to intervene. Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is being officially released with a certificate of innocence after finishing his sentence. A Thai mother has accused a kindergarten teacher of beating her three-year-old daughter and making her…

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    Thailand weather: Heavy rainfall and storms in 57 provinces

    Thailand faces severe weather, with heavy rain and thunderstorms across 57 provinces, particularly in the northeast and east regions, with rainfall expected in up to 80% of these areas. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) forecasts severe weather conditions due to a strong monsoon trough. The TMD predicted that Thailand will experience heavy rain and thunderstorms today, July 16. A…

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    Thai teacher allegedly forces student to take faeces home

    A Thai mother took to social media to complain about a kindergarten teacher in the Isaan province of Phichit who allegedly forced her daughter to take her faeces home from school. She also accused the teacher of beating the girl as a punishment. The mother, Rungnapa, shared her daughter’s story in a Facebook group of locals in the Bang Phai…

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    Heavy rain inundates Bangkok and surrounding regions

    Heavy rain has inundated Bangkok and the surrounding areas today, covering 70% of the region. The northeastern and eastern parts of Thailand are experiencing the most severe weather conditions. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) forecasted weather conditions for the next 24 hours, highlighting a monsoon trough passing over the upper northern and northeastern regions of Thailand, extending into a…

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    Weather warning for heavy monsoon rains in 47 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather warning for heavy monsoon rains expected to affect 47 provinces, including Bangkok, with a 70% chance of heavy rainfall. Flash floods and forest runoff are also anticipated. The 24-hour forecast predicts moderate southwesterly monsoons covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, coupled with a low-pressure area over northern Vietnam.…

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    Drug-induced man in Phayao assaults wife, locks up children

    Residents of Phayao reported a troubling incident involving a drug-induced man wielding a knife, assaulting his wife, and locking his five children in a room. Police and rescue teams quickly responded to the alarming situation to avoid any tragic outcomes. Officers from Jun Police Station in Phayao yesterday, July 8, were alerted to a man causing a disturbance with a…

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    Thai student goes viral with Lisa dance cover on TikTok (video)

    A student from Phichit province has become an overnight sensation after posting a video on TikTok. The clip, featuring her cover of Lisa from BLACKPINK’s latest single Rockstar, has garnered over 5 million views in just one night. Kulthida Suthiprapha, known as Nong Yeehwa, is a 16 year old student at Taphan Hin School. She first caught public attention when…

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    Vietnamese trawler detained for illegal fishing in Thai waters

    A Vietnamese trawler with four crewmen was detained yesterday for illegally fishing in Thai territorial waters, according to the Thai navy. The incident took place south of Koh Kra, yesterday, July 4, where the Second Naval Area Command, led by deputy commander Phichit Srirungruang, ordered the HTMS Sattahip to conduct a patrol following intelligence reports of unauthorised fishing activities. The…

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    Thailand braces for heavy rain and thunderstorms

    Heavy rainfall is expected across Thailand tomorrow, with Bangkok likely to be affected. Approximately 60% of the area in the capital will experience thunderstorms. The Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand will see wave heights of 1 to 2 metres, with marine travel in stormy areas advised against. The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a 24-hour weather forecast at…

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    Monk’s coffin inscription matches winning lottery numbers

    A monk who has been sleeping in a coffin for 30 years finds himself at the centre of a local lottery coincidence, as the winning numbers match the ones written on his coffin. The story revolves around Phra Kru Wikoram Wachirisan, the abbot of Ban Rai Mai Temple in Thepnakhon, in Mueang District, Kamphaeng Phet province. He has been sleeping…

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    Teen fried chicken seller resembles Blackpink’s Lisa, goes viral

    A young fried chicken seller in Samut Prakan has become a local sensation due to her striking resemblance to Lalisa Lisa Manobal of the K-pop group Blackpink, featured in the viral video Rockstar. At Wat Asokaram market in Tambon Thai Ban, 36 year old Benyapa Muang Samut Prakan, better known as Gig, has been attracting attention alongside her 17 year…

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    Thai blaze: Narcotics go up in smoke on international anti-drug day

    To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Thailand incinerated over 20 tonnes of confiscated narcotics valued at a staggering 6.45 billion baht yesterday, June 26. The vast quantity of drugs, primarily methamphetamine, was seized from 41,800 cases, underscoring the country’s relentless war on drugs. Public Health Minister Somsak Thepsutin stated that this destruction is part of…

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    Heavy rainfall and flash flood warnings across Thailand

    Heavy rainfall is expected across Thailand today, with over 60% coverage in all regions, including Bangkok. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) warned of potential flash floods and forest runoff due to the intense weather conditions. The TMD forecasted that the southwest monsoon covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand is relatively strong. This, combined with a…

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    Police rev up crackdown on illegal exhausts to silence street racers

    Police in Thailand conducted a nationwide crackdown on the illegal sale of modified motorcycle exhausts, seizing nearly 1,000 items to curb street racing gangs in an operation targeting manufacturers, storage facilities, and retailers across several provinces. Officers led by the Commander of the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD), Police Major General Wichaya Sriprasertphap launched raids in Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut…