Cave

  • Video

    Thailand News Update | Thailand’s newest airport set to open on March 14

    Police are still baffled over exactly what happened on the night Thai actress, known as Tangmo, drowned in the Chao Phraya. At this stage only two people have been charged over the events – the speedboat’s owner and the skipper on the evening. Beyond that police, whilst not necessarily suspecting foul play, say their mystified as to the different accounts…

  • Crime

    3 arrested in Nong Gina abduction, trafficking suspected

    New developments bring a twist in the strange case of Nong Gina, the 2 year old girl abducted by a Burmese man who claimed he left her in a cave as a sacrifice to nature spirits. As reported yesterday, the Mirror Foundation suspected more sinister trafficking reasons for the abduction, and police have now taken three people into custody for…

  • Chiang Mai

    Foundation suspects darker motive in missing girl’s kidnapping

    After a bizarre case where a baby known as Nong Gina disappeared on Monday and was thankfully recovered unharmed yesterday, the suspect later admitted to leaving her at a cave in the forest as a sacrifice to spirits that had spoken to him. Now an organisation that helps find missing people is casting doubt on the story, saying they suspect…

  • World

    Skeleton found in Indonesia sheds light on ancient humans

    The remains of a 7,200 year old skeleton from a female hunter-gatherer have been found by archaeologists in Indonesia. Local media says the remains represent a “distinct human lineage” not previously seen anywhere else in the world, citing research that came out last week. The mostly intact fossil is believed to be from a teenage girl, between the ages of…

  • Northern Thailand

    UPDATE: Divers rescue monk stuck in flooded cave in northern Thailand

    Update: The monk was safely rescued from the flooded cave at around 11:30am today. Divers say the monk was fatigued and had a low fever. Original story… Rescue workers are attempting to free a Buddhist monk who has been stuck in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for at least 4 days. The monk, named in a Pattaya News report…

  • Chiang Rai

    Tham Luang exhibition opens in Chiang Rai, including a replica of part of the cave – VIDEO

    A replica of parts of the Tham Luang Cave has been opened for visitors to learn more about the famous cave rescue and experience some of the difficulties faced by rescuers in a replica of parts of the cave, well 30 metres of it anyway. The exhibition attempts to simulate some of the key incidents that happened during the cave…

  • South

    2 Koh Tao divers awarded for their involvement in the 2018 cave rescue

    2 foreign diving instructors in Koh Tao were honored for their role in rescuing the 13 young men from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai back in 2018. More than 100 foreigners involved in the rescue have been granted the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn, an award granted by the Thai Monarch. A ceremony in Surat Thani was…

  • Phang Nga

    Newly discovered 3,000 year old cave paintings in Phang Nga

    New cave art, reportedly at least 3,000 years old, has been discovered in the southern Phang Nga province’s Phang Nga Bay Marine National Park. The head of the park says he he found the ancient paintings while leading park officials to investigate the Petch Pakarang Cave at Koh Talu in Takua Thung district on Friday. Currently there are 4 locations in…

  • Crime

    Graffiti in historic Trang cave means public access restricted

    A historic cave in the southern province of Trang, said to be in use by humans for at least a 1,000 years, will no longer be open the the public after it was defaced by graffiti. After a millennium of human use, the Khao Pina Cave, famous for its stalagmites and stalactites, was found scribbled with names and nonsense soon…

  • Chiang Rai

    Return to Tham Luang Cave – a personal perspective

    by guest writer Mikko Paasi Now that is has been a year since the successful rescue of the Thai football team and their coach from the Tham Luang cave, I think it would be appropriate to share some footage from inside the cave to show how it looks like after the operation and without the muddy water. As we know, the…

  • Chiang Mai

    Lost and found: 5.4 million meth pills and ‘ice’ discovered in Chiang Mai cave

    PHOTOS: Maesai news online 5.4 million methamphetamine pills and 185 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine have been found hidden in a cave north of Chiang Mai. A border patrol police and Army troops from the 5th Cavalry Taskforce in the Chiang Dao district found the drugs in a cave in Ban Tham Klaeb in Tambon Ping Khong yesterday while patrolling the area. The…

  • Chiang Rai

    Thousands throng to Chiang Rai to remember the 1st anniversary of Tham Luang saga

    PHOTO: Thai PBS Thousands of locals plus tourists, along with some of the key players in the search and rescue of 13 Mu Pa (Wild Boar) footballers trapped in the flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district, celebrated the first anniversary of the day the team stumbled into the Tham Luang caves setting off the epic drama…

  • Chiang Mai

    Tourists grafitti Chiang Mai caves

    Chiang Mai authorities are trying to find the people responsible for graffiti in a Chiang Mai cave. Police are threatening to prosecute the offenders and seek jail terms for anyone who is caught. Chiang Mai News is reporting that foreign names have been scratched in the walls of a cave at the Mok Fa waterfall in the Doi Suthep – Pui…

  • Chiang Rai

    Mu Pa – The Movie. The frenzy for rights.

    “The Wall Street Journal reported that Universal had offered $1.5 million (49 million baht) to be split among the boys and Ekkaphol.” Stampede for the cave drama scoopnational October 20, 2018 01:00 By The Nation Weekend Producers of movies, games, and books are queuing to see who gets a share in the Tham Luang story After Hollywood studio Universal Pictures…