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  • Thailand News

    Beetle hunting dispute turns fatal in Kamphaeng Phet

    A dispute over a hunting ground for capturing beetles in Kamphaeng Phet province turned deadly when a 46 year old man, enraged by a prior assault, fatally stabbed a 42 year old villager. The incident occurred yesterday in the Na Bo Kham area and escalated from a heated argument to a violent confrontation. The mother of the assailant attempted to…

  • Phuket News

    Alcohol fuelled Phuket man arrested for axe attack on wife

    A Chiang Mai native was arrested yesterday in Srisoonthorn, Phuket, following a violent domestic incident. During a heated argument fuelled by alcohol, 56 year old Insorn Bousai reportedly attacked his 52 year old wife, Boonjun Buasai, with an axe, causing severe injury to her foot. Thalang police, led by Police Lieutenant Thitiwat Asasingh, were informed of the distressing event at…

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    Thai labour minister embroiled in minimum wage dispute

    The labour minister found himself in the midst of a heated debate today as employee and employer representatives presented their contrasting views on a proposed minimum wage increase. The conflicting opinions were expressed ahead of a crucial tripartite committee meeting scheduled for tomorrow, May 14. The Thai Labour Solidarity Confederation and the State Enterprises Workers’ Relations Confederation were the first…

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    Photos of dead person used as weapon in two-decade land dispute

    A family in Chanthaburi province is seeking help after their neighbours resorted to hanging photos of a dead family member as a threat due to an ongoing land dispute that spans two decades. A Thai woman took to Facebook to share news about a land conflict between her family and neighbours to seek advice from netizens. The woman reported a…

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    Air force serviceman opens fire in Samut Prakan, injures one

    A 26 year old man was injured when a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) soldier opened fire in a residential area in Samut Prakan province yesterday, following disputes over noise from a group of teenagers. The gunman, identified as an RTAF serviceman, later surrendered to the police. The incident, which took place in the Bang Phli housing estate, has shaken…

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    Family feud over 700 baht allowance leads to shooting in Pattalung

    A family dispute over a modest elderly allowance of 700 baht escalated to a violent episode in Pattalung, with a 42 year old man, Tanadol, shooting his 39 year old brother-in-law, Phanasut, twice. Following the incident, Tanadol fled the scene but later surrendered to the police, confessing that the shooting was prompted by a fit of rage caused by the…

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    Six businessmen face PACC summons over illegal land acquisition

    Six businessmen are soon to be summoned by the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on suspicions of unlawfully obtaining land plots allocated for landless farmers. The news was announced on Tuesday by Thanadon Suwannarit, an adviser to the Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister, Thamanat Prompow. Thanadon brought forth this development as he presented officials, well-versed in land distribution laws, to the…

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    Water assault over 200,000 baht debt injures elderly in Nonthaburi

    A high-pressure water assault on a wheelchair-bound woman and her 82 year old mother has led to a heated dispute over unpaid debt in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Yesterday, a 41 year old woman, Jittrathiwat, reported being attacked by Jeab, the sister of debtor Duangkamol, during a confrontation at a beauty salon the previous evening. Jittrathiwat recounted that she had been pushing…

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    Manhunt in Bangkok after daylight robbery and shooting

    A shocking incident unfolded in the heart of Bangkok when a man, reportedly close friends with the victim, pulled a gun and opened fire in a violent dispute over personal matters before fleeing with a fake gold necklace. The altercation, which took place in the Ladprao area, has left locals alarmed and law enforcement officers on high alert as they…

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    RTSD proposes disputed land for Khao Yai National Park

    A proposal has been put forth by the Royal Thai Survey Department (RTSD) suggesting the disputed territory, previously designated for land reform, be given to Khao Yai National Park. The proposal was presented to Defence Minister Sutin Klungsang, as disclosed by an inside source. The disputed territory was chosen by the RTSD’s One Map system to be incorporated into the…

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    Thai govt to use One Map system for land disputes resolution

    Sutin Klungsang, the Defence Minister, stated that the Thai government will employ the One Map system, developed by the Royal Thai Survey Department, to resolve ongoing land ownership disputes nationwide, including a contentious issue in Khao Yai National Park. Sutin, who is also the chair of the One Map preparation committee, made it clear that any disagreements about the map’s…

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    Family land dispute ends in uncle’s tragic death

    A tragic family dispute over a 10-acre land inheritance turned deadly when a 19 year old man shot and killed his 57 year old uncle at their home yesterday evening. The conflict, simmering for six years and previously brought before the courts, culminated in a fatal confrontation prompted by a parking issue. Yesterday, at approximately 11.30pm, police and rescue services…

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    Fatal argument at Nakhon Ratchasima shop ends with gunshot

    A 23 year old man’s visit to a motorcycle repair shop in Nakhon Ratchasima turned deadly when an argument over motorcycle noise escalated into a fatal shooting. The confrontation began with a slap and ended with the young man returning with three friends and firearms, resulting in the death of a 27 years old man at the scene. At the…

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    Satellite imagery to resolve Khao Yai National Park land dispute

    In a bid to resolve the ongoing dispute over Sor Por Kor rights for land located inside Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima, the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment ministries convened yesterday, February 20. They agreed to employ satellite imagery data from the Royal Thai Survey Department to determine the lawful owners of the contentious lands. Agriculture Minister Captain…

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    Content creator clash with gang leader goes viral in Bangkok

    A heated altercation escalated to a bout of fisticuffs between content creator Jack Papho and Melai Ratchada, leader of the notorious Unbathed Gang, following a dispute over damaged property. Jack, known for his humorous and sometimes controversial content, found himself at odds with the famed gang leader, leading to an incident that ended at the police station. The drama unfolded…

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    Wealthy heiress found dead in Chanthaburi, police suspect foul play

    The mysterious death of a wealthy heiress from a prominent family has shocked the community in Chanthaburi province. Today, early at 6.10am, local police led by Police Major General Phadungsak Raksasuk arrived at the residence, a house behind an old petrol station in Ma Kham district, to investigate the circumstances leading to the untimely demise of 77 year old Panithi…

  • Crime News

    Phuket man fatally stabbed in family feud over neighbourhood disputes

    A dispute between a man and his brother-in-law culminated in a fatal stabbing that left one dead and another injured in Phuket. The argument took place within their neighbouring homes, where they previously had disagreements due to proximity. The incident was reported to Phuket’s Wichit Police Station around 8.30am, prompting an immediate response. Upon their arrival, local first responders and…

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    Land dispute turns violent in Buriram: Man injured in car and harpoon attack

    In a violent dispute over land ownership, a 50 year old man was injured when a mechanic allegedly rammed him with his vehicle and stabbed him with a harpoon. The incident occurred yesterday in a lane opposite Buriram prison. The victim, Nopporn Thianwan, suffered a punctured wound to his back and several bruises. The argument was reported to stem from a…

  • Crime News

    Fatal shootout in Thailand: Local figures clash in a community dispute

    Two notorious figures in the southern Thailand community clashed in the heart of the community, resulting in a fatal shootout. The incident took place at 10.30am today when the two men, Thew Wang Sai and Thian Kamlon, were unable to settle their differences. Police swiftly apprehended the suspect. The incident occurred on a busy street in the community. The body…

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    Laotian couple resolves roadside dispute peacefully in Samut Prakan

    A roadside dispute between a couple, 26 year old Kim, and 25 year old Magud, both Laotians, was defused by the Samut Prakan Rescue Association today at 1am. The verbal conflict escalated into physical violence, which alarmed the on-duty officers at a nearby petrol station, who quickly intervened and informed the local police. Both individuals seemed intoxicated. Despite suffering minor…

  • Phuket News

    Tourists evicted from Phuket resort due to property dispute

    A sunny vacation turned sour for several tourists who were holidaying at a resort in Kamala, Phuket when they unexpectedly found themselves embroiled in a property dispute that led to them having to seek alternative accommodation. The hotel operator was evicted from the property, leaving approximately 20 rooms of guests stranded and forced to fend for themselves. The eviction process…

  • Crime News

    Surat Thani man shoots brother-in-law over land dispute

    A brutal domestic dispute escalated to homicide when a man fatally shot his brother-in-law multiple times in front of their family home. The incident, sparked by an argument over inherited land rights, occurred in the Chaiya district of Surat Thani Province. The gunman is now in police custody awaiting prosecution. On the evening of yesterday, at around 10pm, police officers…

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    Loan dispute escalates into violent altercation in central Thailand

    A debtor, who had previously complained to the Crime Suppression Division about being attacked with a knife and having his teeth knocked out, has been informed that his case is not progressing. The police superintendent of Bang Bua Thong Police Station clarified that the incident was not related to illegal lending but was a case of assault stemming from a…

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    Thai man brutally murdered over eucalyptus tree dispute

    A 61 year old man met a brutal end as a result of a long-standing dispute over a eucalyptus tree, with a neighbour assaulting him with a hoe, causing fatal skull fractures. The 60 year old assailant surrendered himself to police today. The tragedy unfolded on a public road in the rural village of Kudchum, Yasothon Province. On arrival at…

  • Phuket News

    Taxi cooperatives dispute: Phuket vice governor urges calm

    Tensions have been simmering amongst taxi cooperatives in Phuket, as a recent meeting saw the island’s vice governor pleading with drivers to keep their emotions in check when dealing with mobile app taxi drivers. Vice Governor Amnuay Pinsuwan’s plea comes in light of a series of confrontations and issues that have been escalating on the island’s roads. The gathering took…

  • Business News

    Sugar cane farmers dispute government’s 2 baht price hike

    Sugar cane farmers in Thailand are seeking clarification from the industry and commerce ministries regarding the Cabinet’s decision to allow a mere 2-baht increase per kilogramme in ex-factory sugar prices. The decision has been deemed unfair by sugar manufacturers as it falls short of the four-baht price hike requested by the Cane and Sugar Board. Citing escalating manufacturing costs due…

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    Family feud: Dirty plates row boils over into violent clash in central Thailand

    A heated dispute over unwashed dishes escalated into a violent encounter in a residence in Bang Pakong, Chachoengsao, on the night of yesterday. The family feud resulted in severe injuries and a police investigation, as revealed by Deputy Inspector Pataweekarn Prakobkaew. A 37 year old man, Montri, sought help from neighbours, bloodied and beaten, claiming he was attacked by his…

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    Brutal assault ends in tragic death near Bangkok

    In a brutal act of jealousy, a husband and wife’s heated argument in a rented room ended in a brutal assault. The husband attacked his wife with scissors before fleeing the scene. When discovered later, he was found lifeless on a stairwell. The couple’s relatives revealed the cause and recounted the moments when they tried to intervene. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

  • Politics News

    Internal feud rocks Pheu Thai Party: Chalerm Ubumrung severs ties with Thaksin Shinawatra

    An internal feud within the ruling Pheu Thai Party is causing ripples in Thailand’s political circles, with Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin calling for dialogue to resolve the conflict. The dispute involves long-standing party member Chalerm Ubumrung and the party’s executives, including the influential Thaksin Shinawatra, a respected figure within the party and the former prime minister, currently residing in the…

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    Wedding photo dispute sparks social media backlash as disappointed Thai bride seeks sponsors for reshoot

    A social media feud erupted over wedding photos between a recently married Thai couple and their photographer due to dissatisfaction with the quality of the 4,000 baht pictures in central Thailand. The bride openly voiced her disappointment, even seeking sponsors to fund a redo of the wedding shoot. However, the photographer later clarified the situation, resulting in public backlash and…