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75 tonnes of marijuana and Kratom destroyed in Nakhon Phanom

8.4 tonnes of marijuana and 67.3 tonnes of kratom leaves have been destroyed by Nakhon Phanom provincial administration officials in…

21 hours ago

Seven injured in Khon Kaen minivan and trailer crashed

PHOTOS: Chumphae Rescue Seven passengers have been rescued after a minivan collided with a trailer in Khon Kaen, northeast of…

23 hours ago

Four arrested as police intercept 572 kilograms of marijuana heading south

Four suspects have been arrested after police intercepted an attempt to smuggle 572 kilograms of marijuana from Mukdahan to Songkhla.…

2 days ago

Truck carrying 30,000 bottles of beer rolls over

PHOTO: INN News A 22 wheeler truck has flipped on its side in Chachoengsao, east of Bangkok. The truck was…

3 days ago

26 year old Thai gored to death by wild elephants in Buri Ram

FILE PHOTO: Expert Vagabond A Buri Ram man has been gored to death by a wild elephant in his tapioca…

1 week ago

Syrian nabbed in north eastern Thailand on four year overstay

PHOTO: NawawNa.com A Syrian national has told immigration officials that arrested him in Mukdahan that he didn't know how to…

1 week ago

‘Magic cards’ contain dangerous radioactive materials

The Thai Office of Atoms for Peace is warning of excessively high levels of radiation from the so-called “energy cards”…

1 week ago

Toon thanks the north-east for amazing support

PHOTOS: facebook.com/pg/kaokonlakao Bodyslam lead singer, and mega charity runner Artiwara "Toon" Kongmalai, has expressed gratitude for the support and donations…

1 week ago

Police seize illegal mosquito repellents and fake nutritional supplements

The Consumer Protection Police Division and the Food and Drugs Administration has raided illegal factories producing dangerous mosquito repellent and…

2 weeks ago

Toon’s latest run-for-charity raises 15 million baht in the first hour for north-east hospitals

PHOTO: Facebook.com/kaokonlakao Such is the star-power and respect Thais have for rocker-turned-charity-warrior Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai, that his latest fund-raising effort…

2 weeks ago

North-East Thailand immigration purge nets 2,200

PHOTO: Buriram Times North-eastern Immigration police in Khon Kaen have netted around 2,200 foreigners over a variety of immigration offences…

2 weeks ago

Some secondary students use Wai Khru to make ‘controversial’ floral tributes

High school students have used an annual Wai Khru ceremony to make political statements via they floral tributes. The students…

2 weeks ago

Toon’s running again, pounding the pavement for Thailand’s hospitals

PHOTO: Kao Kon La Kao Foundation Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai has started his latest series of charity runs, kicking off in…

2 weeks ago

Seven injured after bus rolls over in Sisaket bus incident

PHOTOS: หมวดทางหลวงภูสิงห์ Seven passengers have sustained injuries in a bus accident in Sisaket, far-east Thailand. Emergency responders were notified of…

2 weeks ago

Roi Et tractor driver injured after sedan embeds itself in the driver’s cabin

PHOTOS: Asok Jaturapak Piman Rescue Foundation A tractor driver has sustained injuries after colliding with a sedan in Roi Et…

2 weeks ago

Sixteen AK-47 rifles found in north-east Thailand water well

by Wijit Choonhakitkajorn - The Nation Sixteen AK-47 rifles in four fertiliser sacks were found behind a palm plantation in…

2 weeks ago

Thailand’s Phu Kradueng National Park to close until September 30

Chief of Phu Kradueng National Park, Sombat Phimprasit says that the park will be closed from now until September 30. The…

4 weeks ago

Weather warnings issued for Thailand’s north, central, east and upper south

Residents from the upper south to the north of the country are being warned to brace themselves for heavy monsoonal…

4 weeks ago

Buri Ram villagers urged not to harm wild elephants

FILE PHOTO Buri Ram provincial officials are asking villagers living near a Thai national reserve forest not to harm wild…

4 weeks ago

Dinosaur footprints found in north-eastern national park

PHOTO: Thai PBS Footprints from a dinosaur that inhabited north-eastern Thailand 140 million years ago, have been discovered in the…

1 month ago