Tags : Bueng Kan

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Buri Ram and Bueng Kan impose restrictions on travellers from

Thailand’s northeastern provinces of Buri Ram and Bung Karn have imposed restrictions on all travellers from the five Red zones of Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Nakhon Pathom and Nonthaburi by requiring mandatory quarantine, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. An announcement from the communicable disease committee of Buri Ram, issued on Tuesday, states that […]Read More

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Naga Cave in Bueng Kan closed indefinitely after being defaced

The environment minister has ordered the indefinite closure of Phu Langka national park and the recently discovered Naga Cave, which features rock formations like giant snake scales that have recently been disfigured by visitors looking for lucky lottery numbers. Minister Varawut Silpa-archa announced the closure of the park and cave in Bung Khong Long district […]Read More

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608kg of marijuana seized in Bueng Kan

Over 600kg of marijuana was seized in Bueng Kan’s Bung Kla district but no arrest was made, the provincial governor said. Bueng Kan governor Nirat Pongsitthavorn and Bueng Kan police chief Maj Gen Thiwa Boondamnern said 608 bars of marijuana had been seized with each weighing 1kg. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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Bee hunter, 70, thought killed by bees on Bueng Kan

A 70-year-old villager was found dead on a mountain in Bueng Kan’s Bung Kla district on Wednesday morning after he went up to hunt for wild-bee honey, police said. The Bung Kla police station was alerted at 5.30am that the body of Kanha Jumewong, 70, had been found on Phu Wua mountain about 4 kilometres […]Read More

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Close eye being kept on rising Mekong River

BUENG KAN, 21st August 2018 (NNT) – Provinces across the northeast have begun 24 hour monitoring of the Mekong River, which is expected to rise significantly both in Lao PDR and Thailand this week, with Bueng Kan already hit by an initial overflow. Water in the Mekong River has begun to creep over its banks […]Read More

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Smugglers dump 490kg of marijuana and flee in boat

A total of 490 kilograms of dried marijuana worth Bt15 million in street value were seized by Thai authorities in Bueng Kan province on Saturday, but the suspected Laotian smugglers managed to flee. Bueng Kan custom checkpoint head Prasongsak Boonma said the four Laotian smugglers, who were bringing sacks of marijuana onto the Mekong riverbank […]Read More

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Officials seize 1.5 tonnes of marijuana in Bueng Kan

About 1.5 tonnes of compressed marijuana worth about 15 million baht in street price were seized from a car on a road in Bueng Kan province. Acting on a tipoff that a large consignment of compressed marijuana would be smuggled across the border from Laos to be delivered to a drug gang in Bueng Kan […]Read More

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North Korean women, children caught in Northeast

BUNG KAN: Police on Monday detained five North Korean women and three children in Muang district who admitted sneaking in from Laos after travelling through China. Local residents informed police after seeing them walking on Highway 212 (Bung Kan-Nong Khai) in Ban Khok Kong, tambon Khok Kong, about 6.30am on Monday. Police then detained the […]Read More