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  • Thailand News

    Deadly heatwave strikes Thailand: 61 lives lost

    The Ministry of Public Health announced a staggering toll: the heatwave has claimed the lives of 61 individuals in Thailand this year, a sharp rise from the 37 casualties recorded last year. Dr Apichart Vachiraphan, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control (DDC) disclosed that Most of the heatwave fatalities, a harrowing 33, have devastated families in Thailand’s northeastern…

  • Thailand News

    Coach carrying Chinese tourists crashes in northern Thailand

    A late-night journey turned deadly as a coach carrying 33 Chinese tourists met with a horrific accident on Phahonyothin Road, Thoen, Lampang in northern Thailand. Thoen police officers rushed to the scene after receiving a fatal accident report at 11.20pm on Tuesday, May 7. They found the coach severely damaged, having crashed into roadside trees. Tragically, the driver, identified as…

  • Thailand News

    Two dead in Baltimore bridge collision

    The bodies of two construction workers were discovered submerged in the frigid depths of Baltimore harbour, trapped in their pickup truck after a cargo vessel careened into the bridge they were repairing. Maryland authorities, grappling with the grim revelation, revealed at a press briefing that sonar imaging suggests additional vehicles lie entombed amidst the rubble of the Francis Scott Key…

  • Thailand News

    Five dead in pickup crash near Sing Buri

    A collision in Sing Buri Province resulted in five fatalities, including a child, when a pickup truck crashed into a sedan, sending the vehicle plunging into a nearby waterway. The incident occurred near the 86-kilometre marker on the road heading towards Nakhon Sawan Province today. Emergency services, upon receiving the distress call, coordinated with local rescue teams to investigate the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai brothers dead, Indonesian tourists injured in road accident

    An accident on Highway 7 en route to Pattaya, left two brothers dead and several Indonesian tourists injured on Monday, March 4 at 3pm. The accident involved a six-wheeled truck and a minivan which collided with each other. Promptly responding to the distress call, Highway Police dispatched rescue personnel. Upon arrival at the accident scene, authorities were met with a…

  • Thailand News

    Fatal pickup truck crash in Hua Hin claims four lives

    A pickup truck carrying construction workers spiralled out of control and collided with a tree in Huai Sat Yai area of Hua Hin, resulting in four fatalities and numerous injuries on January 31. The calamity was swiftly reported to Nong Plub Police Station in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, late in the evening on Wednesday. The ill-fated accident involved…

  • Thailand News

    Northeast China: Coal mine accident leaves 12 dead, 13 injured

    China‘s State broadcaster CCTV reported yesterday, December 21, that coal workers were underground when their mining cart careened off the tracks, marking yet another episode in China’s mining safety challenges. This incident, occurring on December 20 at the Kunyuan mine, raises questions about the effectiveness of China’s ongoing efforts to enhance mine safety. In a country where mining accidents are…

  • Thailand News

    Four Thai teens drown after electrocution in public pond

    A tragic incident unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani, where four teenagers drowned after being electrocuted in a public pond. The event happened near a ruined temple, where an electrical fault had caused a live current to pass into the water. The deputy investigation officer of Nam Yuen Police Station in Ubon Ratchathani was informed today, December 12, of the fatal accident…

  • Thailand News

    Update: Thai woman offers free accommodation to bus crash victims

    The devastating bus crash that claimed 14 lives in Thailand moved a local woman to offer free accommodation to the victims’ relatives. Thitinun Iamtua, also known as Nan, who hails from Huai Yang, was at the scene of the bus crash where she found a terrified young girl, Mali, who had been separated from her mother. Nan explained that when…

  • Crime News

    Bangkok kindergarten tragedy: Technical student fatally shot

    A tragedy unfolded in front of a Bangkok kindergarten school today when a renowned technical student was fatally shot by four assailants. The incident took place at around 7.45am near the Kindergarten Krageaw, located on Ranong 2 Road in Dusit district, Bangkok. Superintendent of Dusit Police Station, Tripathi Rattan, along with his deputy and investigation officer, swiftly arrived at the scene…

  • Road deaths

    Tragic accident in Samut Prakan claims life of delivery driver

    A devastating accident occurred in Samut Prakan, where a 27 year old delivery driver tragically lost his life after colliding with a shrine. The incident took place within a large roundabout near the shrine yesterday, around 10pm. The police are currently investigating the cause of the accident, leaving no stone unturned. The delivery driver, Chokchai, a resident of Klong Lan, Kamphaeng…

  • Road deaths

    Vibhavadi Road accident: Fatal big bike crash in Bangkok stirs public concern

    A fatal road accident that occurred around 4.30am today, saw a young man on a big bike collide with a parked sedan on Vibhavadi Road, resulting in a fatality. The accident was reported to Police Captain Kajorndet Bunma, Deputy Investigation Officer at Vibhavadi Police Station. The Vibhavadi Road accident took place near the 238th toll booth on the Vibhavadi-Rangsit inbound…

  • Road deaths

    Vehicular accident in Chiang Rai leaves driver dead and over 20 students injured

    A tragic vehicular accident involving a six-wheeled private delivery truck and a student minibus resulted in the death of the minibus driver and injured over 20 students. The incident occurred today in the jurisdiction of Pa Daet Police Station, Chiang Rai. The authorities were notified about the accident on Road No. 1126 in the Mai Tai Village, Moo 6, Pa…

  • Road deaths

    High-speed collision claims the life of an ex-convict in southern Thailand

    A man recently released from prison tragically lost his life in a high-speed collision with a parked vehicle. The incident occurred yesterday evening at around 8pm, on Khu Khwang-Pak Nakhon road, in front of Supalai village, Pak Nakhon district. A 30 year old man, Anuwat, was found dead at the scene. He was the driver of a white Isuzu pickup…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket car accident: Retired officer’s wife crashes into vegetarian festival stalls

    A severe car accident in Phuket’s Talat Nuea district left one person dead and eight others injured. The incident involved a Mercedes Benz, driven by the wife of a retired senior police officer, who claimed she experienced dizziness and a blackout and mistook the accelerator for the brake, leading to the fatal crash. The Phuket car accident occurred on Ranong…

  • Thailand News

    Thai truck driver shot in Israel during Hamas attack, contact lost

    A 28 year old woman from Nong Song Hong District, Khon Kaen, revealed a shocking incident involving her 26 year old husband. The woman, Supattra Asanok, revealed her husband, Phadung Butmo, originally from Kham Mueang District, Khon Kaen, currently works as an agricultural goods truck driver in Israel. He was shot in the back and right buttock during a Hamas…

  • Thailand News

    Young man escapes fatal car accident at Chon Buri ferry dock

    A tragic car accident resulted in two fatalities and one survivor at the Sattahip – Samui ferry dock, Chon Buri, yesterday, at 5.30pm. The survivor, 20 year old Veeraphap, managed to escape the sinking vehicle by smashing a window with his high-heeled shoe. He was unable to assist his two friends, who were seated in the front and were unable…

  • World News

    Venice tourist bus tragedy: 21 lives lost in devastating crash (video)

    A devastating bus crash near the tourist city of Venice, Italy, claimed at least 21 lives and left 18 injured. The bus believed to be hired for transporting tourists, collided with a bridge railing before plunging onto a railway track below, in the Mestre district yesterday. The deceased in the bus crash included the Italian driver, five Ukrainians, and one…

  • Crime News

    Juvenile court procedures in dealing with 14 year old Siam Paragon gunman

    Juvenile Court spokesperson Sorawit Limprangsi today revealed the legal procedures in dealing with a 14 year old offender who used a 9mm gun to shoot people at the Siam Paragon shopping mall, resulting in injuries and fatalities. Sorawit stated that upon arresting a juvenile, the Juvenile Court procedures will verify the lawfulness of the arrest. The investigative officer must bring…

  • World News

    Nightclub fire in Murcia claims 13 lives, many still missing (video)

    A devastating nightclub fire in the city of Murcia, Spain, resulted in at least 13 fatalities, four people suffering smoke inhalation injuries, and 15 individuals reported missing. The blaze, which erupted in a building housing two entertainment venues – Teatre Disco and Fonda Milagros Disco, has left investigators searching for the cause. The incident took place over the past weekend.…

  • Thailand News

    Car accident: Two killed in high-speed collision at Sakon Nakhon temple

    A tragic car accident took place, resulting in two fatalities, including a mother who held her ten month old son firmly in her arms until her last breath. The incident, which left many heartbroken, occurred at Phra Phutthabat Namthip Temple, Phu Phan district, Sakon Nakhon province. A Facebook page, named Wat Phra Phutthabat Namthip, Phu Phan, and n Nakhon, posted…

  • Bangkok News

    Pedestrian accident: Pickup kills elderly woman en route to doctor

    A tragic pedestrian accident occurred when a woman was killed by a pickup truck while on her way to the doctor. Despite the driver’s attempt to flee, a six-wheeled truck managed to block his escape. The deceased’s daughter revealed that her mother was heading to the doctor without informing her children as she did not want to disturb them due…

  • Road deaths

    Roadside accident sends baby flying from car, vendor turns hero

    A horrifying roadside accident involving an 18-wheel lorry, a 6-wheel truck, and a sedan caused tragedy in the Nong Khae district of Saraburi. A nine month old infant was flung through the car’s windscreen during the collision. The incident occurred on Phahon Yothin Road, under the Phra Chai overpass. Three people were injured in the chilling event. The victims included…

  • Crime News

    Fatal shooting in Chachoengsao leaves one dead

    A fatal shooting has taken place in Chachoengsao province, leaving a 43 year old man dead after a heated argument. The incident occurred at 10pm yesterday, in Tha Takiap district. Local authorities identified the deceased as Akkadet, who was shot multiple times and left near a red and black Honda Wave motorcycle. The suspect, Sarayut, also 43, was subsequently apprehended…

  • China News

    China reports 70% drop in severe Covid cases and fatalities

    China’s government says the number of severe Covid-19 cases and coronavirus-related deaths has dropped by over 70% since peaking earlier this month. More specifically, the government says critically ill cases have dropped by 72%, while covid-related fatalities have dropped by 79% from their respective peaks. According to Reuters, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the figures on…

  • China News

    Beijing doctor says hospital discourages writing Covid-19 on death certificates

    An unnamed Beijing doctor says he and others are being discouraged from writing Covid-19 on death certificates. According to Reuters, the doctor says he saw a printed notice in the emergency department that said “try not to” write Covid-induced respiratory failure on patients’ death certificates. Instead, he says he was told to name any underlying diseases that the patients had…

  • China News

    China defends its Covid death reporting rates while allegedly banning photos, videos of Tibetan cemeteries

    China is defending itself against World Health Organisation (WHO) claims that its reported Covid-19 death rates are inaccurate. Chinese health officials say that it is ‘not necessary’ to dwell on the exact number of Covid-related deaths in the country. But, a news report by Radio Free Asia says that the government is allegedly banning photos and videos of cemeteries in Tibet.…

  • World News

    13 killed in northern Italy cable car accident

    13 people have lost their lives after an Italian cable car slammed into the side of a mountain in northern Italy. 2 children were also critically injured in the accident. The 9 and 5 year olds were taken to a pediatric hospital in Turin by helicopter. The Italian president and PM expressed their “profound grief,” while offering condolences to the…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri sees lowest number of new, daily infections since early April – Monday, 63

    Chon Buri province, including Pattaya, is reporting 63 new, daily Covid-19 infections, and 1 new death. The number is a large drop from yesterday’s totals and is the lowest daily amount reported since early April. The total in the current wave of infections is now 3,361, with 1,507 currently listed as in treatment for the virus, and 9 deaths. 1,845…

  • Road deaths

    Day 2 of the New Year road safety campaign – 74 people dead

    Day 2 of the New Year holiday period (December 30) on Thailand’s roads ended up with 74 dead out of 586 road road accidents. 576 people were injured. It was the second day of the “New Normal, Safe Driving, No Accidents” campaign which was prepared to raise road safety awareness, but ended up buried under much of the Covid news…