Chumpon

Chumpon plantation owner faces accusations of child sex abuse

"Jan said 'Surin' often took her daughter to his home. When the girl was seven years old, however, it was…

2 months ago

Monk run over during alms rounds outside Chumphon temple

by Thanongsak Supakan  A monk has been hit and killed by a speeding pickup truck in Chumphon this morning. He…

3 months ago

Bank evasive after 91 year old claims 5 million baht removed from his account

A 91 year old land owner and farmer in Chumpon claims that he's had 5 million baht 'taken' from one…

4 months ago

72 year old grandmother raped and killed in Chumphon

PHOTOS: Daily News A Chumphon man returned from a short fishing trip to find that his wife was missing from…

4 months ago

Six marine officials killed as van slams into tree, Chumpon

PHOTO: A van is almost totally destroyed after slamming into a tree on Highway 41 in Sawi district of Chumphon…

4 months ago

Burmese migrants, heading for Malaysia, stopped in Chumphon

Police and soldiers in Chumphon have arrested 37 Burmese people who were heading to Malaysia. Security forces, including troops from…

5 months ago

800K methamphetamine pills seized in Chumphon

PHOTOS: Region 8 Police 800,000 methamphetamine pills have been seized in Chumphon this week. A staged media scrum was held…

5 months ago

Sea Turtle found dead on Chumpon beach, choked on plastics

by Prasit Leehukunakorn A large green turtle has been found dead on Chumphon’s Bang Nam Jeud Beach, believed to have…

5 months ago

23 Filipino tourists escape serious injury in Bangkok – Phuket bus accident in Chumphon

PHOTOS: หน่วยกู้ภัยมูลนิธิชุมพร //บางหมาก 02 / MulnithiChumphrKarKuslSngKheaaH 23 Filipino tourists have escaped serious injury in a tour bus crash in Chumphon early this…

5 months ago

Omura whale found dead on Chumphon beach

PHOTO: DMCR A young Omura whale has been discovered dead along the Chumpon coastline. Experts believe it died as a…

5 months ago

Seven dead after murder/suicide at New Year party in Chumphon

PHOTO: Thinnakorn, right, speaks to his family following the murders by Prasit Leelahakhunakorn A 41 year old is dead after…

6 months ago

Patient dies after jumping from balcony at Chumphon hospital

PHOTO: Khet Udomsak Hospital A distressed patient diagnosed with colon cancer has died after jumping from the 4th floor of…

6 months ago

Chumphon man admits to repeatedly raping daughter

Police in Chumphon report that a 43 year old man has confessed to repeatedly raping his daughter from the time…

8 months ago

Escaped prisoner trio recaptured in Chumphon

Three inmates who took advantage of a lapse in security, escaping from a court in Chumphon on Thursday, have been…

8 months ago

Baby elephant Chao Duan dies, 13 days after falling it pit

A two year old male elephant, nicknamed Chao Duan, died earlier today from his injuries, 13 days after veterinarians tried…

9 months ago

Baby elephant rescued from muddy pit in Chumpon

by Prasit Leehakhunakorn A two year old male elephant, 'Chao Duan', has been rescued after it fell into a 70…

9 months ago

Landslides close the Ranong-Chumpon road

If you've ever travelled north or south from Phuket to locations to the north, via Ranong, you'll know about the…

10 months ago