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Swiss man accused of overstaying visa and theft charges

by Kamthon Kongsombat PHOTO: Security footage from the Phuket jewelry store in December 2018 - Facebook The Immigration Bureau says…

3 days ago

19 year old caught transporting drugs to Korat in a hired taxi

PHOTOS: The Nation A young man has been arrested after being allegedly found with methamphetamine pills, marijuana and a gun…

4 days ago

Baby elephant dies from horrific wounds after being caught in hunter’s trap

A baby elephant has died after a hunter abandoned her, tied up to a fence in a forest in Rayong.…

6 days ago

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VIDEO: Thai firefighters and rescuers cross border to help Cambodian firefighters

PHOTO: The Mirror  A fire which broke out in an building in Poipet, Cambodia on Monday night, saw Thai fire…

2 weeks ago

Chee River claims lives of three children, one girl rescued

PHOTO: Nila Singkhiree  Three children drowned last night (Sunday) and a fourth was rescued from the Chee River, Ubon Ratchathani, in…

2 weeks ago

PTT Thailand Grand Prix in Buriram voted best of 2018

"The race weekend at Buriram was the most attended and has been voted the best of the season on its…

1 month ago

VIDEO: Seven injured – Surin Fair fireworks goes wrong

A 47 year old Thai man sustained serious burns and six others suffered minor injuries when fireworks, being lit near…

2 months ago

Prawit hands back seized assets from illegal money-lenders

PHOTO: The Nation Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan has presented 2,012 debtors in the Loei province, in far north-east Thailand, assets…

2 months ago

96 year old perishes in Udon Thani house fire

A 96 year old, bedridden woman has died in a locked room at her house in Udon Thani’s Phen district…

2 months ago

Man thought he could now sell marijuana legally. Aah, no!

"He thought he could sell it legally." A man has been arrested for advertising marijuana for sale on YouTube. With…

2 months ago

Half a tonne of marijuana seized…

.. and no one has come to claim it yet. Khon Kaen police have seized 500 kilograms of marijuana after…

2 months ago

Ex-soldier on the run after shooting girlfriend in Prachin Buri

A former Saraburi-based cavalry soldier, Corporal Panuwat Pancheun, who was reportedly fired from service three months ago for assaulting his…

2 months ago

Buri Ram teacher probed after boy’s beating

A Buri Ram school has set up a committee to investigate a parent’s allegation that one of its teachers made…

2 months ago

Thai soldier accused of raping 75 boys

A 43 year old former Thai soldier has been arrested for raping 75 boys, many of whom were aged under…

2 months ago

Drought declared in five Khon Kaen districts

Whilst parts of Thailand suffered floods and overflowing dams during August and September, other parts of the country are now…

3 months ago

A tonne of marijuana seized on the banks of the Mekong

Thai authorities have seized 1,000 kilograms (1 tonne) of marijuana from a spot along the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom…

3 months ago

When the family goes for a walk

The Khao Yai National Park is always a great place for elephant-spotting but spotting this thundering herd coming towards you, we'd…

3 months ago

One killed and 29 injured as bus overturns in Khon Kaen

A bus overturned in Khon Kaen province yesterday morning (Sunday), resulting in one death and injuring 29 others. The 51…

3 months ago

‘Ailing’ monk hangs himself from a tree in Uttradit

by Boonpim Baiya  A monk appears to have committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree behind his temple in…

3 months ago