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  • Thailand News

    Caught in the act: Drug offender’s escape foiled at Khon Kaen resort

    In a sudden turn of events, a 35 year old convicted drug offender escaped custody at the provincial court on Wednesday but was apprehended this morning at a resort in the northeastern province of Khon Kaen. The accused, Ratchaphon Khiannok, was arrested along with his accomplice, 20 year old Palangwatchara Khunsinchairat. Acting on information that the pair were holed up…

  • Thailand News

    Convicted drug offender remarkably escapes custody in Khon Kaen

    Police in Khon Kaen are in pursuit of a 35 year old man, a recently convicted drug offender who made a daring escape from custody. Ratchaphon Khiannok was on his way to the prison vehicle at the provincial court when he made his escape last night, April 25, according to the authorities. Ratchaphon was captured on security cameras, still wearing…

  • Thailand News

    Postgraduate student falls to death escaping drunken caretaker’s pounding

    A tragic incident unfolded when a postgraduate student fell from the sixth floor of a mansion, allegedly in an attempt to escape after the property’s caretaker, under the influence of alcohol or possibly drugs, relentlessly pounded on her door. The event has sparked outrage and calls for justice. According to a Facebook post on the page Survive – สายไหมต้องรอด, in…

  • Thailand News

    Detained Thai soldier re-arrested after escaping from hospital

    A Thai soldier, held in custody, successfully severed his ankle restraints and escaped from a hospital in the central province of Lop Buri before being recaptured later in the day. A military officer raised the alarm with police in Lob Buri province after the detained soldier, identified only as C, escaped while being treated at the hospital. The detained soldier…

  • Thailand News

    Fugitive inmate Chaowalit raises controversy with allegations of legal injustice

    The 37 year old fugitive Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as Sia Paeng, has stirred up controversy following his audacious escape from prison and the subsequent month-long evasion of law enforcement. His allegations of injustice within the legal system have been aired publicly through a series of anonymous videos posted online, causing ripples within the justice authorities. In response to the…

  • Things To Do

    Solve the mystery: Bangkok’s top escape rooms

    Bangkok, a city known for its vibrant street life and ornate shrines which host its mysteries, is also home to an exciting array of interactive experiences that are perfect for thrill-seekers and puzzle enthusiasts alike. Escape rooms have taken the city by storm, offering a unique blend of entertainment, brain-teasing challenges, and team-building exercises. If you’re ready to put your…

  • Thailand News

    Sex trade crackdown: Thai woman leaps from hotel window in Malaysia

    A 27 year old Thai woman sparked a frenzy as she leapt from the third floor of a budget hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia while attempting to evade the authorities. Suspected of being involved in the sex trade, she was ultimately apprehended by immigration officers. The incident occurred when immigration officers stormed the hotel on a sex trade crackdown mission…

  • Thailand News

    Sia Paeng: Another Nakhon Si Thammarat prison warden given arrest warrant

    An additional prison warden has been issued an arrest warrant regarding Chaowalit Thongduang’s case. Chaowalit, also known as Sia Paeng, escaped from Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital around two weeks ago on October 22. The arrest warrant for Weerachai Nuduang from Nakhon Si Thammarat Central Prison was issued yesterday by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases. Weerachai was charged…

  • Thailand News

    Threatening letter to Songkhla prosecutor prompts police investigation

    A life-threatening letter directed at a provincial Songkhla prosecutor sparked a police investigation yesterday. The letter was a threat from a friend of 37 year old Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as Sia Paeng Na Nod. Chaowalit escaped from Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital on October 22, where he was detained after a dental treatment. The handwritten letter, composed with a blue…

  • Thailand News

    Notorious Thai fugitive’s alleged accomplices detained in ongoing manhunt

    Two suspects were detained for allegedly aiding in the escape of the notorious fugitive, Chaowalit, also known as Sia Paeng Nanod. The fugitive escaped from Maharaj Nakorn Sri Thammarat Hospital and turned himself into the police in Pattalung province before being transferred to Muang Nakorn Sri Thammarat Police Station for further investigation. Jakree, or Big, confessed to being close friends…

  • Thailand News

    Sia Paeng: Bounty raised to 1 million baht as associates surrender

    Thai police apprehended two individuals connected to the case of Chaowalit Thongduang, also known as Sia Paeng, a fugitive prisoner who feigned illness and escaped from a hospital. The Department of Corrections has increased the bounty for his capture to 1 million baht, up from the original 100,000 baht. Authorities yesterday, October 27, arrested Sand (nickname), the wife of Jakree Pannoi,…

  • Thailand News

    Chaowalit aka Sia Paeng chase: Woman arrested in connection with criminal’s hospital escape

    A significant development has unfolded in Nakhon Si Thammarat, a southern province in Thailand, as police apprehended a woman for allegedly aiding a prisoner in his escape from a local hospital. The prisoner, known by the alias Sia Paeng, and whose real name is Chaowalit Thongduang, is still at large. Chaowalit’s escape and the subsequent arrest of the woman, identified…

  • Thailand News

    Search for escaped murder convict intensifies as getaway vehicle found in southern Thailand

    A white Mitsubishi pickup truck with the licence plate 8กจ 9049 from Phatthalung was found abandoned near a port close to Malaysia on Saturday, October 21. The vehicle was believed to have been used by a murder convict, Chaowalit Thongduang, to make his escape. The 37 year old Chaowalit has been charged with attempted murders related to an attack on police…

  • Pattaya News

    Japanese fugitive Yagi arrested in Pattaya after embezzlement, dramatic escape

    Pattaya was the scene of a dramatic arrest yesterday, as its police apprehended a 35 year old Japanese tourist. Yuki Yagi was not only wanted back home in Japan for an embezzlement case involving over 20 million yen (4.8 million baht), but he was also on the run after escaping the custody of Bangkok police by stealing a police car…

  • Thailand News

    Denture obstruction: Retired teacher narrowly escapes choking

    A horrifying situation unfolded for a 67 year old retired teacher who nearly lost his life after his false teeth got lodged in his throat. Following a meal, the retired teacher noticed an unexpected denture obstruction in his throat while swallowing water to take his after-meal medication. Unaware initially that it was his decade-old lower denture that was causing the…

  • Thailand News

    Miracle escape as officer survives Yala-Bangkok train collision unharmed

    A collision occurred between a Yala to Bangkok express train and a pickup truck, resulting in the vehicle being seriously damaged but the driver, a corrections officer, miraculously survived unscathed. The collision involved train number 170, the rapid service from Yala to Bangkok, originating from three border provinces in the south. The train collided with a Toyota pickup truck, license…

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  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Bangkok protests, Special Tourist Visa, Prisoners slippery escape | October 16

    Thailand news on The Thaiger. Posted daily around 5pm, Thai Time. Hosted by Tim Newton. Train-car collision kills 1, second fatal railway crossing incident this week A passenger train collided with a car, killing a woman and injuring 2 others at a railway crossing in Phetchaburi’s Khao Yai district last night. At last night’s incident, police found the Toyota Vios…

  • Crime News

    Mae Sot immigration chief transferred after inmate escape

    Following the escape of 2 inmates, the immigration chief in Tak’s Mae Sot district has been transferred while an investigation takes place. The 2 Uighur inmates escaped by using soap to corrode the iron cell bars. They rubbed dish soap on the cell bars routinely. Over time, the iron started to rust and they were able to break the bars.…

  • Phuket News

    Female prisoner on the run after escaping from Phuket Hospital

    A female prisoner is on the run after escaping from Vachira Hospital in Phuket during a doctor’s appointment. 58 year old Siri Phodam allegedly escaped after asking her prison escort officer to use the toilet. But she took a long time to come back, and was found to have escaped. CCTV cameras caught her dressed in a blue hospital patient…

  • Thai Life

    6 escaped buffalo rescued by Buddhist nun

    6 buffalo who broke loose from a Bangkok slaughterhouse and onto city streets this morning will be saved by a nun who owns a farm for rescued farm animals. Phakjira Hatthakitchamroen, who owns Punissarapab Farm in the western province of Ratchaburi, is collecting funds to buy the animals from the slaughterhouse in the Srinagarindra area. They were spotted wandering On…

  • Environment News

    Netizens in uproar after man saves deer from python in Chon Buri – VIDEO

    Social media are ablaze with debate over the appropriateness of the actions of a man who helped a deer escape near-certain death in the clutches of a python. The video, recorded yesterday in Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Chon Buri province’s Sri Racha district, shows a python trying to crush a spotted deer before devouring it. Before the giant snake could…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Wanted: 5 quarantined inmates who escaped from Issan prison

    5 prisoners in Issan’s upper northeastern Sakon Nakhon province pulled off a daring escape from Sawang Daen Din Prison yesterday morning after being transferred to a Covid-19 quarantine room. The inmates escaped through the ceiling of the room and found their way through tight passages in the building without once being spotted by the guards. They then made a rope…

  • Crime News

    “Greetings from Thailand”, escaped convict sends Belgian prison a postcard

    “Greetings from Thailand”. That was the message on the postcard sent to the directors of a Belgian prison. The sender? The management of Turnhout prison believe the greeting letter was from Oualid Sekkaki, who escaped last month. Sekkaki is one of five inmates who escaped from the Flemish prison in mid-December. The letter was addressed to the three directors of the…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya police clarify the details of the ‘escape’ story

    Pattaya Police have tried to wrestle back the ongoing media speculation over the case of the American and two Thai escapees, who escaped from the Pattaya Court last Monday at 3pm. At a media briefing yesterday they said the escape, hunt and capture had been reported poorly, was full of speculation and factual errors. They pointed out that the wife…

  • Pattaya News

    American fugitive remains on life support

    PHOTO: MONTAGE: 77kaoded The American man who escaped from a Pattaya court has not died, according to the director of a hospital in southeastern Sa Kaeo province. Now Thai media are using the word “Coma!!” in their latest headlines. A doctor says 39 year old Bart Allen Helmus is in critical condition and remains on a respirator. ER staff confirmed to the…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya fugitives’ pick-up truck found, two people arrested

    PHOTO: The Pattaya News The pickup truck used by three drug defendants, who attacked police and escaped from a Pattaya Court, has been located and seized in Chon Buri. Police have arrested two people suspected of helping the three escapees. The Isuzu truck was silver\white in colour, not bronze as originally reported. Police found the truck at an industrial park…

  • Crime News

    UPDATE: Three Pattaya fugitives, including one American, still on the run

    Three prisoners, one of whom is American, and all of whom are described as armed and highly dangerous, remain on the loose after a daring escape from a Pattaya courtroom yesterday. The Pattaya News reports that the prisoners are Thai nationals Mr Noi Ton Nintet and Ms Sirinapha Wisetrit, along with American national Mr Bart Allen Helmus, who is understood…

  • Bangkok News

    Sleeping woman’s lucky escape from a snake bite in Bangkok home – VIDEO

    PHOTO: Screenshot from ‘นายช่าง อ้วนดำ’ Facebook A sleeping woman has narrowly escaped a snake bite in her Bangkok home this week. The video has been posted by a woman’s son with a message saying, “The incident has happened in my house this week.” The snake was identified as a python. “My mother has escaped from being bitten by a snake…

  • South Thailand News

    Burmese human-trafficking suspect escapes from Songkhla police cell

    PHOTOS: The Nation A Burmese suspect has broken free from a detention room at a police station in Songkhla today where he was detained pending a human trafficking investigation. Police say 27 year old Zaw Win somehow unlocked the padlock on the detention cell at the Bang Klam police station in Bang Klam district at about 7am this morning. A…