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  • Thailand News

    Pattaya: Drunken Scotsman hit by car after bar brawl gone wrong

    A chaotic scene unfolded in Soi Buakhao, Central Pattaya on Tuesday, as an unidentified Scotsman became the unfortunate victim of a bizarre accident. Leaving a bar in a heavily intoxicated state, the 60 year old found himself struck by a car and suffering a serious head injury. The night took a dramatic turn when police officers discovered the man sprawled on…

  • Cannabis

    How CBD aids injury recovery

    Diving into the ever-changing world of medical treatments, it’s pretty cool to see CBD cannabis popping up as a friendly option for folks looking to treat injury. If you’re curious about exploring the wide world of alternative therapies, you’re probably keen to learn how CBD could be your buddy in recovery and pain relief. CBD, short for Cannabidiol, comes from…

  • Pattaya News

    Bomb explosion at Tha Phraya Dam in Narathiwat injures four

    A tragedy struck in Narathiwat when a bomb detonated, injuring four individuals at the Tha Phraya Dam at 9.35pm, yesterday. Mueang Narathiwat police swiftly received a report of the incident and dispatched officers along with relevant agencies to the scene. At the scene, a motorbike engulfed in flames was discovered, with a bomb attached to it. Among the injured were…

  • Thailand News

    Six month old Thai baby’s foot swollen due to tight pulse band

    A six month old baby was hospitalised with severe bruising on his foot after a Thai hospital used an elastic band to measure his pulse, resulting in swelling and discolouration. The incident came to light today when the baby’s 37 year old mother shared images of the injuries on social media, sparking widespread concern and prompting calls for better child…

  • Thailand News

    German tourist’s beachside stumble turns vacation into footsie disaster

    A German tourist stumbled over construction wire mesh at a beachfront construction site in Pattaya on January 27, leaving him with a serious foot injury. Eyewitnesses revealed that the incident occurred as 24 year old Nils Gleissner ambled along the footpath near the beach. The treacherous mishap transpired at a spot undergoing renovations, with the unsuspecting tourist tripping over the…

  • Thailand News

    Motorbike rider cheats death in Pattaya cable catastrophe

    In Pattaya, a Bolt motorbike rider narrowly cheated death when he collided with a hanging cable, leaving his neck gruesomely wounded. The motorbike rider, 22 year old Ethan Ketwongsa, took to Facebook to recount his harrowing ordeal that unfolded on December 17. Cruising down Soi Ban Nern Thang Rotfai 1, just off the parallel railway road in East Pattaya, Ethan…

  • Central Thailand News

    Petrol tanker flips and ignites in Phetchaburi resulting in severe injuries

    A petrol tanker overturned and caught fire in Phetchaburi province, severely injuring the driver who was engulfed in flames. The vehicle, completely damaged in the incident, is suspected to have veered off course due to the driver potentially falling asleep. This mishap occurred at 12.24am, as reported by Phetchaburi’s Emergency Response Centre. The ten-wheeler petrol tanker with licence plate number…

  • Thailand News

    Thai girl battles rhabdomyolysis after harsh school punishment in northern Thailand

    A tale of a young girl in the eighth grade, known only as Lalida, sparked outrage in the small tambon Klang community of Selaphum district, Roi Et. Lalida is currently battling a severe case of rhabdomyolysis, a dangerous affliction that involves the breakdown of injured skeletal muscle. This condition has rendered her unable to walk and she remains confined to…

  • Thailand News

    Thai school clarifies student’s punishment leading to leg injury

    A Thai school has clarified its punishment of a student, who was ordered to stand and sit repeatedly, leading to the student’s severe leg injury. The acting school director confirmed that the student did not endure 100 repetitions as reported, and the school has since assisted with medical expenses and care. The acting school director revealed that he took over…

  • Phuket News

    Foreign man hospitalised due to Phuket boat propeller injury

    A foreign man injured by a boat propeller was hospitalised in Phuket on Thursday. The incident was reported on Friday, but no details have been released regarding the circumstances that led to the injury, according to The Phuket News. Emergency medical workers were alerted to the incident at around 4.45pm, according to a report by the Phuket Provincial Administrative Organisation…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya rescuer hospitalised after being startled by a Python

    Photo by The Pattaya News. A python scared a Pattaya rescuer out of his truck early on Wednesday morning, resulting in a head injury for the poor rescuer. A team from the Pattaya Emergency Responder Unit had gone to the Pattaya Park Hotel hotel on Soi 12 to collect the 4 metre long snake from a tree. The team successfully…

  • Bangkok News

    Motorbike passenger almost decapitated by fallen cable in Bangkok, Thailand

    A young Thai man is badly injured after colliding with a hanging cable on a busy road in Bangkok, Thailand. He said he would have been decapitated had he and his friend been driving any faster. Yesterday, he took to Facebook to seek justice after being seriously injured by a hanging cable in Bangkok’s Soi Lad Phrao 101 on Tuesday,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man’s testicles burst after fight with water buffalo

    A buffalo breeder in Buriram province, northeast Thailand, has been rushed to hospital this morning with ‘burst testicles’ after one of his water buffaloes attacked him. The man tried to break up a fight between 2 of his buffaloes when one rammed into him leaving him with torn testicles, a wounded thigh and a bruised chest. He was found lying…

  • Thailand News

    Repairman hospitalised after plummeting off roof in Pattaya

    An air conditioner repairman working in Pattaya is in the hospital after plummeting off a roof. He was reportedly refilling refrigerant liquid in an air conditioner at the time. Around 1pm, emergency responders from Sawang Boriboon were alerted of the incident. 47 year old Panuwat Chuapkrasong broke his arm in the fall and injured his mouth and legs. He was…

  • Crime News

    Hospital allegedly offers a meager 5,000 baht initially to dead patient’s family after neglecting him for hours

    A northeastern Thai hospital is allegedly offering a meager 5,000 baht to a patient’s family after he died while waiting to be treated. The Bua Yai Hospital director, Charnchai Boonyusays, says he feels “regret” over the 46 year old’s death after hospital staff allegedly neglected to treat him for hours. Sompong Sammor, was admitted to the hospital with a swollen…

  • Phuket News

    Man arrested after allegedly slicing a man’s face with sickle

    A man was arrested on charges of grievous bodily harm after he allegedly sliced his friend’s face with a sickle, causing a gash about 25 centimetres long. 3 men, identified as Saeng, Ta and Rop, had been drinking at a shanty in Phuket’s Rassada district where Rop lived. An argument broke out over money. A bank transfer was apparently made,…

  • Eastern Thailand News

    Family hospitalised after elephant attack in eastern Thailand

    A Cambodian family was hospitalised after a wild elephant attacked them at a rubber tree plantation in eastern Thailand. The parents and their 1 month old baby were camped at a Rayong plantation when the elephant passed by. The baby started to cry, startling the elephant. It apparently went into a panic and started to trample, according to the family’s…

  • Thailand News

    Driver seriously injured after becoming trapped under bus in Chon Buri

    A bus driver in the eastern Thai province of Chon Buri has been seriously injured after becoming trapped under his vehicle while trying to repair it. The Pattaya News reports that 50 year old Samrit Phetphunok was attempting to fix a broken axle when the bus collapsed on him. The incident occurred in the Ban Bueang area of the province.…

  • Thailand News

    Police say the ‘Skullbreaker Challenge’ could lead to injury, death and jail terms

    Thai Police are warning teenagers against copycat versions of a idiotic and dangerous craze known as the ‘Skullbreaker Challenge’ citing victims ending up with spine and head injuries. And even death. The online fad, gaining notoriety on social media, involves tricking someone into jumping into the air before friends on either side kick the player’s legs out causing them to fall heavily…

  • Krabi News

    Female tourist injured by speedboat propellor at Koh Phi Phi

    A Chinese woman has been severely injured and rushed to hospital after being hit by a speedboat propeller while swimming at Koh Phi Phi in Krabi Province this morning. Police say the woman suffered cuts to her back and thighs before being rushed to the Koh Phi Phi Hospital and then later transferred to Phuket Vachira hospital by boat. Police…