Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Stares Down 2nd Wave, Hoping Coronavirus Can Be Contained to...

From 1 to 13 to 548 cases, Covid-19 is back in Thailand. Will it be a Singapore-style outbreak or mass spread and lockdowns?
Mahachai Central Fresh Shrimp Seafood Market Samut Sakhon Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19-3

Thailand Again Scapegoats Burmese, with Razor Wire, Calls for Reporting of...

It's not the first, nor will be the last, time Thais blame Myanmar neighbors for own failings
Thailand’s DDPM carry out flood rescue and relief operations in Chumphon, January 2017. (Photo: DDPM)

Year-End Floods to Hit South, Drought in Far North

Thailand’s South is bracing for severe flooding predicted to hit the region next month even as the North faces drought. Office of National Water Resources...
Officials from Phangnga's Takua Pa District dig up a leatherback turtle egg hole and move fertile eggs to a more-optimal location.

Endangered Leatherback Turtles Return to Phangnga Beach for 1st Time in...

Absent for 20 years, leatherback sea turtles have returned to Bang Sak Beach in Phangnga to lay eggs, another sign of nature’s resurgence during...
Tak provincial officials stepped up security at three camps for Burmese refugees after a coronavirus-infected Myanmar man was found living at the Umpiem complex this week.

50,000 Burmese Refugees Now Subject to Tighter Security after Tak Covid-19...

Tak provincial officials stepped up security at three camps for Burmese refugees after a coronavirus-infected Myanmar man was found living at the Umpiem complex...
Maj. Gen. Boonsin Phadklang, commander of the Surasakmontree Task Force, announced Monday that the joint operation acted on a tip about smuggling of illegal drugs at the border with Laos.

8.2 Million Meth Pills Seized in Nong Khai

More than 8 million methamphetamine tablets were seized in a failed drug bust on the Mekong River Nong Khai. Maj. Gen. Boonsin Phadklang, commander of...
Krabi Hospital Thailand

Indian Tests Positive for Covid-19 in Krabi… Maybe

Conflicting test results come day after 1st coronavirus death in 7 weeks
Identified only as “Amarnath”, the Indian was picked up as Immigration Bureau officers followed up on foreigners remaining the country following the end of Thailand’s visa amnesty Nov. 4.

Twice Deported, Blacklisted Indian Caught Again in Chumphon with Fake Passport

An Indian man twice deported and blacklisted from Thailand has been arrested a third time, using his third different passport. Amarnath Jaiswal the Indian was...
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Auntie’s Slap of Teen Girl for Not Standing During Anthem Widens...

Whether it was blatant disrespect or just a teenager being a teenager isn’t known, but a withering slap a middle-age woman delivered to the...
'Smile of Hat Yai' Street-Art Project Songkhla's New Selfie Destination

‘Smile of Hat Yai’ Street-Art Project Songkhla’s New Selfie Destination

There’s a new landmark for photo taking in Hat Yai. It is street art that is currently receiving attention from people looking for a...
Migrant workers tested for Covid-19 at a Samut Sakhon market.

Mae Sot Declared ‘Safe’ After 5 Local Coronavirus Cases

Thai health officials declared an end to the coronavirus crisis that erupted in Tak Province this month after two infected truck drivers touched off...
Severe Flooding Continues in Nakhon Ratchasima-1

Severe Flooding Continues in Nakhon Ratchasima

Flooding in Nakhon Ratchasima remained severe Monday as the Mun River continued overflowing, inundating hundreds of homes across numerous subdistricts in Non Sung District. Hard-hit...
Flower gardens of Ban Pa Koi Tai in San Phee Suea Subdistrict of Chiang Mai

Tourist Numbers Rise as Temperatures Fall in Thailand’s North

Tourist numbers are rising as temperatures fall in the North and Northeast. Nong Khai, Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok all have been experiencing sharp drops in...
The French family arrived at Koh Samui Airport on Oct. 17.

Koh Samui on Covid Alert After French Woman Tests Positive Post-Quarantine

Incident is Thailand's 6th local case in week following 5 cases in Tak, where army is locking down 3 provinces
A map showing various bridges and other transport projects on the Thai-Laotian border.

6th Thailand-Laos Friendship Bridge Planned

Thailand and Laos are discussing the idea of building a sixth Friendship Bridge over the Mekong River to connect the two countries. Speaking Friday in...
Thailand Sea Bridge Thai Hua Hin Pattaya Sattahip

Broke Thailand Mulls Spending Trillion Baht on Unneeded ‘Bridges to Nowhere’

Government doesn't have cash to pay for rail-crossing signals, but still wants to build sea & land bridges
Similan Islands Phangnga Thailand Scuba Diving National Park

Similan Islands Reopen Thursday After Extended Break

Thailand’s premier scuba-diving destination reopens Thursday following its coronavirus-lengthened shutdown. The Oct. 15 reopening of Mu Koh Similan National Park is nothing new: It is...

Death Toll Jumps to 20 in Chachoengsao Bus-Train Wreck

The death toll from this morning’s collision between a freight train and tour bus in Chachoengsao rose to 20 with more than 30 others...
Two albino barking deer went missing, leading to the probe that resulted in the ZPO chief's murder.

Thailand’s Zoo Director Shot Investigating Missing Exotic Animals in Songkhla

A Songkhla zoo employee under investigation in the disappearance of two albino barking deer shot dead the director-general of the Zoological Park Organization of...
7 people were hurt and 40 injured when a tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer in Korat early Saturday. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission.)

Korat Bus Crash Victims Saw Death Behind Wheel

Survivors screamed for sleepy driver to slow down, stop even as he nodded off
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WATCH: Lopburi Daredevils Crash Head-On With Grandpa’s Motorbike

A 73-year-old man was hospitalized after colliding head on with two Lopburi vocational school students zigzagging across the center line. The joyriding youths also...
Scuba Diving Thailand Reefs Coral

Fishing, Boat Anchoring Banned on Sensitive Reefs in 5 Provinces

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has banned fishing and boats from anchoring in sensitive areas of five provinces to protect coral and...
Naked Nude Motorcycle Food Delivery Driver Thailand Songkhla

Nude Panda? Food Delivery Driver Gets Naked in Songkhla

Food delivery is a tough business in Thailand. Some drivers dress up as aliens to entice tips. A driver in Songkha did the opposite,...
Teen Boy Driving Big Bike Dies in Mae Sot Thailand

Tak High-Schooler Dies After Crashing 800cc Big Bike

A 16-year-old boy driving a high-powered motorcycle died after striking a bicyclist in Tak Province. Chalermchai Arunpornchai, a student at a well-known Mae Sot secondary...
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Vandalized Naga Cave Restoration Begins

The Department of Mineral Resources began restoration work on the Naga cave in the Phu Langka National Park that vandalized by Thai tourists. The park...
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