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No fatalities or injuries reported in Lampang earthquake

PHOTOS: NNT No fatalities or injuries have been reported as a result of yesterday's earthquake in northern Thailand. The tremors…

11 hours ago

Better analysis needed to track down the source of new chemicals in illicit drugs

The Office of Narcotics Control Board has been training personnel in drug analysis to handle new illicit substances coming onto…

11 hours ago

Thailand will swelter through searing temperatures this summer

Temperatures in Thailand this summer is forecast to be 1-2 degrees Celsius warmer than last year. The announcement comes from…

1 day ago

Chiang Mai’s sword-wielding song thaew driver charged over intimidating tactics – VIDEO

Story from Sanook. Video from Thai Rath The red song thaew driver, who followed a white sedan around the moat…

1 day ago

Swordwielding song thaews driver slapped on the wrist – no police action

The head of the infamous Chiang Mai red song thaews says he has spoken with a driver after the man…

2 days ago

Golden Triangle drug labs increase shipments 1000% – Speed and Ice pouring over the border

The number of seizures of high-purity crystal methamphetamine are surging into northern Thailand. The demand rises and the methods of…

3 days ago

Air pollution: Cabinet asked to allocate 6 billion baht to help buy sugarcane harvesters

Thailand’s Finance Ministry was asking cabinet for approval of a 6 billion baht budget to help the government tackle the…

4 days ago

Bangkok Airlines schedules more flights out of Chiang Mai

Competition is heating up on two direct airline routes out of Chiang Mai - to Krabi and Luang Prabang in…

5 days ago

“Close down the schools” – Chiang Mai University academic

PHOTO: Measuring the PM2.5 particles and pollution from public transport in Chiang Mai With Chiang Mai making the list for…

1 week ago

Chiang Mai and Bangkok blanketed under Wednesday air pollution and smog

Chiang Mai, and other north Thailand regions, are getting blanketed in dangerous smoke, haze and smog again today. For the…

1 week ago

72 year old jumps for her life from the second floor during home inferno

An elderly woman has suffered head injuries whilst escaping a blaze that burned down her home in Chiang Mai. The…

1 week ago

Chiang Mai: Third worst air-pollution in the world

Chiang Mai scored an unwanted podium position yesterday when it was ranked third on the global list of cities with…

1 week ago

Air pollution rise in northern Thailand attributed to 149 controlled forest fires

PHOTO: The Nation Concern grows as the air pollution problem in the North and North-east regions of Thailand threatens to affect…

1 week ago

Father and daughter killed traveling to Bangkok to apply for masters degree

A father and his daughter were killed after their car careered off the road in Lampang and hit a tree.…

2 weeks ago

Chiang Mai hotel staffer admits to faking gang attack story

PHOTO: Thairath A story about a gang of three armed men attacking an employee and stealing money from a Chang Mai…

2 weeks ago

Armed gang steals 30,000 baht in early morning Chiang Mai hotel attack

UPDATE of this story HERE..... An armed gang has robbed the Airport Resident Hotel in downtown Chiang Mai early this…

2 weeks ago

Chiang Mai top cops transferred after gambling den raid

Five leading police officers at the Muang Chiang Mai Police Station have been immediately side-lined to inactive posts. The transfers…

2 weeks ago

“Red buses are a rip-off. We’d rather use Grab or Uber” – Chiang Mai

A poll among Thai tourists in Chiang Mai is giving a big preference to local Uber and Grab services and…

2 weeks ago

Narcotics Control Board say they’ve prevented 300 million meth pills coming into Thailand

PHOTO: Niyom Termsrisuk, ONCB secretary-general  - The Nation "During the period, the ONCB led officials to search 84,000 villages and…

3 weeks ago

Chiang Mai sting lands family of smugglers in custody

PHOTOS: The Nation A family that smuggles together, stays together. In jail. A family of six is under arrest in…

3 weeks ago