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    81% of hazardous cadmium waste returned to Tak province

    Nearly 81% of mishandled hazardous cadmium waste, totalling approximately 13,000 tonnes, has been returned to its source in Tak province, with the remaining waste in Samut Sakhon and Chon Buri provinces awaiting transport. The Ministry of Industry reported today that 10,507 tonnes of tailings had been delivered to Bound and Beyond Plc in Tak, accounting for 81% of the 12,948…

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    Pickup truck accident in Tak province leaves one dead

    A tragic accident claimed the life of one sibling and left another critically injured when a pickup truck lost control and collided with their motorcycle. The incident occurred at 7.30am yesterday on the Mae Sot-Umphang Road in the Phop Phra district of Tak province. Police and emergency responders arrived promptly at the scene following a report of the accident. They…

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    Malaria on rise in Thailand: Tak province tackles ticklish trouble

    Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) reports a surge in malaria cases, notably in the Tak province, where the majority of the 2,913 infections have been identified since January. Other areas affected include Mae Hong Son, Kanchana Buri, Ranong, and Prachuap Khiri Khan, with 60% of the patients being foreigners, as per the department’s data. The DDC Chief, Thongchai Keeratihuttayakorn,…

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    Tak province battles spreading wildfires across nine districts

    Wildfires in the province of Tak have intensified, expanding across nine districts and prompting coordinated emergency responses to combat the flames and prevent hazardous smog, including the dangerous PM2.5 particles. The province’s governor Somchai Kitcharoenrungroj has mobilised all units for swift action to contain the wildfires within a limited area to minimize damage and reduce smoke haze. Since January 1,…

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    Thai-Burmese border checkpoints prepare to re-open in Tak province

    In the long road to ‘normal’, Thailand is now reopening many of its land border checkpoints from today. But the Thailand Pass is still in force for Thais or foreigners hoping to cross these borders. Many of the borders are reopening from today. Others this week. As the Covid-19 situation appears to ease, Thailand is preparing to re-open 2 border…

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    Burmese refugee tests positive for Covid in Tak province

    A Burmese refugee in the Phop Phra district camp, of Thailand’s northern Tak province, has tested positive for Covid, joining 10 more infections that have been reported today. 48 year old refugee Soga Ne, had reportedly sneaked back into Myanmar through a natural border crossing and then returned to the camp in Thailand using the same route. Ne had been…

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    Burmese truck driver tests positive for Covid in Tak province

    A Burmese truck driver has tested positive for Covid-19 in Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak. The driver and his assistant arrived yesterday at a market in the Thai province’s Mae Sot district, to purchase goods to deliver to clients in the Myawaddi Township, just over the border in Myanmar. The Myawaddi governor says the driver was taken to a hospital…

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    12 Rohingya arrested for illegal entry in Tak province

    Police in the western Thai province of Tak, near the Burmese border, say 12 Rohingya were arrested in the Mae Sot district and charged with illegal entry. The Rohingya are an ethnic group in Myanmar. Most live in Rakhine State on Myanmar’s western coast. Myanmar is a majority Buddhist state, but the Rohingya are primarily Muslim, though a small number…

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    Roadside ricochet: Thai truck driver shot by mistake when driving in Isaan province (video)

    A sedan driver surrendered to the police after he shot a truck driver by mistake on the 304 Nakhon Ratchasima-Kabin Buri Road in the Isaan province of Nakhon Ratchasima on December 12. Pak Thong Chai Police Station officers and rescuers dashed to the incident scene to meet with the 60 year old gunman named Sittichai Wataukana and the 25 year…

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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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    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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    Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain forecast for 45 provinces

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a warning for severe weather, predicting thunderstorms and heavy rain across 45 provinces, with Bangkok expected to be significantly impacted. Citizens are advised to take precautions against the potential dangers of severe rain and flooding. Today, July 8, the TMD forecasts that the southwest monsoon will cover the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the…

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    Catnapped calamity: Elderly owner’s purr-loved orange tabby taken

    A beloved orange cat was allegedly stolen by an unknown woman, leaving its elderly owner distressed and unable to eat for two days. The incident occurred near a flower shop in the Prachaniwet 3 Market, Nonthaburi province. The flower shop owner, 40 year old Pui and the cat’s caretaker, shared the story. About two months ago, her partner, who drives…

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    Thunderstorms to hit 32 provinces, Bangkok faces 40% rainfall

    Weather forecasts indicate thunderstorms across 32 provinces today, with Bangkok expected to experience rainfall covering 40% of the area. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) warns of potential dangers, with sea waves exceeding 1 metre in some regions. The TMD forecasted the weather for the next 24 hours with a moderate southwesterly monsoon currently affecting the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and…

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    Thailand braces for heavy rain across 35 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather warning for 35 provinces across Thailand, advising residents to brace for continuous heavy rainfall. Bangkok is expected to experience intense showers covering 60% of the area. Citizens are urged to be cautious of accumulated rainfall and potential hazards. The sea is reported to have waves exceeding 2 metres. The TMD forecasts weather…

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    Thailand braces for heavy rain and flash floods in 47 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued an announcement warning of heavy to very heavy rain in 47 provinces, including Bangkok. Residents are advised to be cautious of flash floods and strong winds. The warning remains in effect until tomorrow. TMD’s announcement forecasts significant rainfall across Thailand due to a monsoon trough passing through the northern and upper northeastern regions, combined…

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    Thailand warns 43 provinces of flash floods and strong winds

    Thailand’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) issued an urgent alert for 43 provinces to brace for potential flash floods, forest runoff, stagnant flooding, and strong winds. The warning covers the period from today through three days from now. Chaiwat Junthirapong, Director-General of DPMD, revealed that the Central Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Division has been closely monitoring weather conditions and…

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    Severe weather warning issued for 37 provinces, including Bangkok

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a severe weather warning for 37 provinces, including Bangkok, predicting heavy rainfall across 60% of the area. Citizens are advised to be cautious of potential flash floods and forest runoff. The forecast for the next 24 hours indicates that the southwest monsoon covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand is relatively…

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    Stormy forecast: Extreme rain and thunderstorms in 42 provinces

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued another severe weather warning for 42 provinces nationwide, forecasting heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. Bangkok is expected to experience significant rain coverage at 70%, with authorities urging caution for flash floods and forest runoff. The TMD released a 24-hour weather forecast today, highlighting the strengthening southwest monsoon covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the…

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    Heavy rain warning issued for three eastern provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather warning for heavy rain in three eastern provinces: Rayong, Chanthaburi, and Trat. Bangkok residents are advised to carry umbrellas, as thunderstorms are expected to cover 40% of the area. The upper Andaman Sea will experience waves up to 2 metres high. The TMD’s 24-hour weather forecast predicts a southwest monsoon covering the…

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    Thunderstorms and weather alerts issued for 53 provinces

    A weather forecast from the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) reported a southwest monsoon currently covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, with 53 provinces warned of heavy rain, especially in the eastern and southern regions. The Andaman Sea is experiencing waves up to 2 metres high, while Bangkok has a 60% chance of rain. The forecast noted…

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    Man in pickup truck in Tak claims children staring at him after crash (video)

    A man parked his pickup truck in the middle of a dark road in Tak Province, after having a breakdown. He refused to get out of the vehicle, covered his eyes covered and claimed children were staring at him, while handprints covered the back window. A TikTok user with the account athena.hyk posted a video of the incident while driving…

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    Thailand weather alert: thunderstorms and rain in 30 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) today issued a weather warning for 30 provinces in Thailand, predicting thunderstorms and heavy rain in some areas. Bangkok and its vicinity are expected to experience rain in 40% of the area. The TMD forecasts for the next 24 hours indicate that a moderate southwest monsoon is covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf…

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    Robot surgeons to take over public hospitals after trial success

    In a revolutionary leap for healthcare, robot-assisted surgery is set to be rolled out in more public hospitals following a triumphant trial at Rajavithi Hospital, announced the Department of Medical Services. Rajavithi Hospital began its journey with robotic surgeries in 2020, a visionary project spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Health, according to Dr Amporn Benjapolpitak, head of the department.…

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    Severe monsoon warning issued for 40 Thai provinces including Bangkok

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning about severe monsoon conditions affecting 40 provinces across Thailand, including Bangkok. Heavy rainfall is expected in 60% of the areas, with potential flash floods and sudden water surges. The TMD today forecasts that a monsoon trough will traverse Thailand’s upper northern and upper northeastern regions. Additionally, the southwest monsoon covering the upper…

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    TMD issues weather warning for 39 provinces, rain in Bangkok

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a weather warning for 39 provinces, particularly in the northern and northeastern regions, predicting heavy rainfall in some areas. Bangkok is expected to experience rain in 30% of its area. The TMD forecasts the weather for the next 24 hours, noting that a monsoon trough is passing through the upper part of the…

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    Severe weather warning for 34 provinces with heavy rainfall

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning for severe weather conditions impacting 34 provinces today. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue, with the northern region experiencing particularly significant precipitation, covering 70% of the area. Flash floods and forest runoffs are anticipated. The 24-hour weather forecast, starting from 6am today until 6am tomorrow, indicates that a moderate monsoon trough is…

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    Heavy rain and flash floods expected in 37 Thai provinces

    Heavy rain is expected to hit 37 provinces across Thailand today, with the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) warning of potential flash floods and sudden water surges, including in Bangkok. The forecast predicts that 60% of these areas will experience significant rainfall today and tomorrow. The TMD issued a 24-hour weather forecast, indicating that the southwest monsoon covering the Andaman Sea,…

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    Heavy rainfall warning issued for 46 provinces including Bangkok

    The Meteorological Department has issued a severe weather warning, forecasting heavy rainfall in 46 provinces, including Bangkok, with 70% of the area expected to be affected. Residents are advised to take precautions against potential flash floods and forest runoff. Moderate southwesterly monsoon winds are covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, coupled with a low-pressure area over…

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    Thai thief takes risky Chao Phraya dip to see girlfriend & escape cops (video)

    Fearing he would never see his girlfriend again, a Thai thief ignored the danger and swam across the treacherous Chao Phraya River in Samut Prakan province to escape arrest by chasing police officers. An officer from Phra Pradaeng Police Station was called to a convenience store near Phra Pradaeng Pier to arrest the 32 year old thief, Pichitchai, after staff…