Ayutthaya

  • Thailand News

    Chemical barrels found buried at Sri Thep waste plant

    Phetchabun police uncovered an alarming situation at an industrial waste treatment plant in Sri Thep district, where barrels filled with chemicals were found buried underground without proper treatment. This discovery may clarify why locals have recently reported a persistent and strong chemical odour. The plant, operated by Aek Uthai Co, a company based in Phachi district, Ayutthaya province, was raided…

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    Slippery roads send bus sliding into median in Ayutthaya

    Heavy rainfall and slippery roads have led to a series of accidents, including a bus carrying over 30 passengers that veered off into a median strip. The incident occurred at 4am today in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province. The night-long downpour in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya resulted in extremely slippery road conditions. A white six-wheel truck with Yasothon registration lost…

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    Student brawl in Ayutthaya leaves two dead and one injured

    A violent clash erupted between students from different institutions, resulting in two deaths and one injury. The brawl included the use of firearms and knives, leaving a mother devastated as her warnings went unheeded. The incident occurred at 6.30pm yesterday on Rojana Road, Bang Pa-in, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya. Police and emergency services responded swiftly to reports of a brawl…

  • Road deaths

    Factory shuttle bus tyre explosion injures 16 near Ayutthaya

    A factory shuttle bus suffered a left front tyre explosion, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and injure 16 people. The incident occurred at 6.30pm yesterday near the Ayutthaya Interchange. The accident was reported to the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Police Station by Deputy Inspector Wutthiphat Chuaykhit. Authorities, including officers from the Phutthaisawan Foundation and Ruamkatanyu Foundation, promptly…

  • Guides

    A deep dive into Ayutthaya history in each aspect

    Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Thailand’s cultural history as we delve into the intriguing era of the Ayutthaya period. A time when art and culture flourished, and the Kingdom of Siam, now Thailand, was a bustling hub of trade and prosperity. The Ayutthaya period, spanning from 1350 to 1767 CE, was marked by the rise of a distinct…

  • Travel

    How to make your own travel vlog

    Imagine you are immersed in the dynamic core of Bangkok, tasting the exquisite street cuisine in Chiang Mai, or enjoying a serene Thai resort. Consider encapsulating these extraordinary experiences in a travel vlog that not only preserves your memories vividly but also serves as an inspirational guide for fellow travellers. We are pleased to introduce you to the exhilarating realm…

  • Thailand News

    Ayutthaya police reel as young radio operator found dead

    A tragic discovery was made at a police residence in Ayutthaya when a 26 year old young radio operator was found dead. Preliminary investigations suggest personal issues with a distant girlfriend may have preceded the event. Tragedy struck the police community in Ayutthaya when the body of Police Corporal Krisada, a 26 year old police at Marawichai Police Station, was…

  • Guides

    The remarkable legacy of Ayutthaya

    Situated at the core of Thailand, Ayutthaya presents itself as a portal to another era. This venerable city offers extensive insights into the nation’s historical narrative. Once thriving as the capital, it is now enveloped by remarkable temples and ruins that have withstood the test of time, serving as enduring markers of Ayutthaya’s significant events and cultural heritage. However, Ayutthaya…

  • Thailand News

    Ayutthaya chemical fire leads to Phachi Hospital shutdown

    A chemical warehouse fire in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province caused widespread chaos, leading to the temporary closure of Phachi Hospital and the establishment of an emergency field hospital and evacuation centre. The fire, which was brought under control at 10pm yesterday, May 1, forced locals to flee their homes and seek temporary shelter. The fire broke out in a…

  • Thailand News

    Factory owner donates 100,000 baht to Ayutthaya Ashram statue

    In a charitable act, a factory owner donated a generous sum of 100,000 baht to construct a large statue of Father Ruesi Naen, following a windfall of 1 million baht. The donation ceremony occurred at the Ruesi Naen Ashram in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, where members of the public gathered today to seek blessings and examine the auspicious numbers floating…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s hazardous waste crisis prompts law enforcement calls

    Serious fires at hazardous waste storage facilities in Rayong and Ayutthaya, coupled with the illegal smuggling of cadmium tailings from Tak to numerous Thai provinces, have brought the issue of waste management into sharp focus in Thailand. With a shocking 36 million tonnes of hazardous waste produced annually, as reported by the Department of Pollution Control, concerns are increasing over…

  • Thailand News

    Massive python stuck in Ayutthaya drainage pipe sparks rescue

    A nearly 4-metre slithering python, bloated as though it had just ingested a cat, was discovered trapped in a drainage pipe at a residence in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province, sparking both rescue efforts and local superstition. Today, April 25, the Ayutthaya Radio Centre received an unusual distress call from the homeowners at 150/7 Moo 8, Hua Ro Subdistrict. A…

  • Thailand News

    Online prayer nets over 100,000 baht windfall and 200 Thai treats offered in thanks

    A fortunate individual’s online prayer for luck turned into a windfall of over 100,000 baht (US$ 2,700), leading to a generous offering of 100 sets of traditional Thai boat noodles and 100 sets of coconut milk desserts as a gesture of gratitude. The offerings were made at the revered hermitage of the hermit in Ayutthaya, which has recently gained popularity…

  • Thailand News

    Human remains found near Udon Ratthaya Expressway

    A chilling discovery has been made along the Udon Ratthaya Expressway, where additional human remains were found not far from where a skull was previously located. A Laotian woman came forward with critical information regarding her husband, missing for two months, identifying the skull through its distinct dental work. Late last night, police were alerted to the presence of human…

  • Thailand News

    Elderly man arrested in Ayutthaya after fatal shooting of wife

    Police captured a 72 year old man following a cross-province manhunt after he fatally shot his 75 year old wife, and fled to his hometown in Ayutthaya with the murder weapon in hand. The arrest occurred after meticulous investigative work pinpointed his hiding place. The tragic incident unfolded on Saturday, March 23 when the suspect, Veera, in a fit of…

  • Thailand News

    Buddha comeback: Stolen Ayutthaya-era relic found, worth millions

    A significant cultural relic has been recovered following a brazen theft from Wat Pratu Sarn in Suphan Buri province. The priceless statue, an Ayutthaya-era Buddha image, along with other valuables estimated to be worth over 10 million baht, was stolen in the early hours of yesterday and found abandoned by the roadside. Authorities are now urging the return of the remaining…

  • Thailand News

    Ride historic steam trains from Bangkok to Ayutthaya on March 26

    In a nostalgic nod to the past, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is reviving history with a special train journey from Bangkok to Ayutthaya. Commemorating SRT’s 127th anniversary on March 26, the trip honours the inauguration of the rail link between the current and former capital cities back in 1896 by King Rama V. Passengers will have the unique…

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    South Korean YouTuber sparks tuk tuk fare controversy in Thailand

    South Korean rapper and YouTuber, Il Hong Min, commonly known as Phi Hong, recently aired his dissatisfaction with a tuk tuk service encountered during his visit to Ayutthaya, Thailand. In a video shared on his Oppa Hong channel, he revealed that he was charged 1,200 baht for a four-hour tour, a service he claimed was forcefully sold to him and…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s cultural marvel: Khon dance meets history in Ayutthaya

    In a fusion of ancient artistry and historical grandeur, the Khon masked dance will weave its enchanting tales against the backdrop of Ayutthaya next month. This cultural extravaganza promises to be a visual feast, celebrating Thailand’s vibrant legacy in a way never seen before. Part of the esteemed Ayutthaya Sundown 2024 programme by the Ministry of Culture, this Khon performance…

  • Thailand News

    Central Thailand: Stepfather fatally shoots stepson then kills himself

    A family dispute culminated in a fatal shooting last night at around 9.30pm in the community of Ban Saeng, Bang Pa-in district, Ayutthaya province, when a stepfather shot his stepson before turning the gun on himself. Bang Pa-in Police Station received an emergency call reporting a serious gun-related injury within the Eua Arthorn housing village. Led by Police Lieutenant Colonel…

  • Thailand News

    Three-year-old girl drowns in Ayutthaya canal near temple

    A tragic incident unfolded today at 1.30am when a three year old girl, Fasai, drowned in a canal opposite the Chumphon Nikayaram Rajaworawihan Temple in the district of Bang Pa-in, Ayutthaya province. The child’s distraught parents, 48 year old Kasem, and 28 year old Matana were inconsolable upon the discovery of their daughter’s body, crying out her name in a…

  • Thailand News

    New year’s eve chanting ceremony at Ayutthaya’s Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon temple

    On December 31, Buddhist devotees convened at the significant Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon temple in Ayutthaya province for the annual New Year’s Eve chanting ceremony. The evening event included meditation and listening to Dhamma preaching, culminating in the chanting of Buddhist mantras to usher in the New Year. The attendees, dressed in white, came as families and young individuals. The…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police stop luxury BMW with fake plates in traffic patrol

    A luxury BMW car with an unusual number plate was stopped by vigilant highway police in Thailand. All documents of the vehicle were found to be counterfeit. Today, Ekachai Khumpetch, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, along with Chaowalit Sridum, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, and Prathan Chutiphan, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, were conducting…

  • Thailand News

    Ayutthaya sundown: Experience history at night in special event

    Ayutthaya Historical Park has invited the public to the Ayutthaya Sundown event at Wat Chaiwatthanaram, a significant historical site. The event, aimed at promoting Thailand’s soft power policy, allows visitors to explore the ancient temple at night from today to November 21. The initiative, supported by the government’s Thailand Creative Content Agency (THACCA), is geared towards making Thailand a global…

  • Pattaya News

    Vape escape: Thai ATP’s contraband crackdown sparks cloud of justice in Ayutthaya

    The bustling province of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya was the scene of a significant crackdown on illegal goods on November 8. Thai Anti Trafficking In Persons (ATP) officers swooped in on a private distribution centre in Bang Pa-in, seizing a massive haul of E-cigarettes, E-liquids, and associated equipment. This operation led to the confiscation of 60,500 units of contraband, with…

  • Business News

    Ayutthaya proposed as new logistics hub amidst Thai-Chinese rail development

    The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) proposed to the government to establish Ayutthaya as a new logistics hub. This development is in anticipation of the increasing investment stimulated by the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail system. The suggested logistics hub would integrate with Ayutthaya’s existing rail, road, and river transport network. In addition, there is…

  • Thailand News

    Wat Nang Kui temple’s artefacts spark intrigue amidst Phromlikhit drama comparisons

    Wat Nang Kui, a historical temple dating back to the Ayutthaya period, is believed to have been established by a wealthy woman named Nang Kui. The temple, located in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province, south of the city island and adjacent to the Chao Phraya River, was founded in 1587 during the reign of King Maha Thammaratchathirat. It experienced significant…

  • Thailand News

    Severe Ayutthaya road accident results in one injured and two damaged vehicles

    In the early hours of today, a severe road accident occurred in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand, involving a collision between a pickup truck and a saloon car. The incident, which took place on Ratchanakarin Road, resulted in significant damage to both vehicles and left one person injured. Upon the authorities’ arrival at the road accident scene, they discovered a…

  • Thailand News

    Thai flooding: Chao Phraya overflows, floods 200 homes in Ayutthaya

    Bang Ban district in Ayutthaya suffered an overflow from the Chao Phraya River, resulting in the Thai flooding of approximately 200 residences, plantations, and rice fields yesterday. The district chief of tambon Bang Luang, Montri Samathi, contradicted previous claims by the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) that the river’s water level would not cause flooding in Bang Ban this year. Montri…

  • Thailand News

    BREAKING: 2 injured in shooting in Ayutthaya, gunman arrested

    Local media reported at around 11am today, October 6, that two victims had been injured in a shooting in the central province of Ayutthaya. The gunman was arrested immediately after the incident. A Facebook page, Crazy on News (บ้าข่าวไปเรื่อย) and Ayutthaya Station reported that a gunman lost control and shot a victim in Baan Luang sub-district, Saena district, Ayutthaya province.…