Tags : Chaiyaphum


Hunt for drunk monk behind wheel in Chaiyaphum

CHAIYAPHUM: Local officials were hunting for a monk who was stopped for driving while intoxicated, and later sped away from a temple to avoid being defrocked. Phra Suksan Kanyen, 35, was stopped for suspected drink-driving in his black Honda Accord car, registered in Bangkok, in tambon Non Thong of Kaset Sombun district on Monday evening. […]Read More


Chaiyaphum: Three young shop clerks killed in horror crash

Three young women were killed in Muang Chaiyaphum early Wednesday morning when their car collided with a trailer truck, spun into a ditch and burst into flames. The bodies of Laddawan Pimpila, Sirinnapa Thongtaeng and Koythip Luangjampa, all 23 and employed at a shop in Khon Sawan district, were extracted from the vehicle after the […]Read More


PM Prayut visits Chaiyaphum

CHAIYAPHUM, Dec 3 (TNA) – Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha is visiting the northeastern province of Chaiyaphum to inspect the planned construction site of a reservoir and follow up implementation of water management plans. The prime minister was briefed about the Lam Saphung reservoir project under the royal initiative of His Majesty late Kign Bhumibol […]Read More


Chaiyaphum girl, age 4, dies from mauling by three local

A four-year-old girl has died from fatal head, face and neck wounds sustained from being mauled by three dogs on Tuesday evening while riding a bicycle around her Chaiyaphum neighbourhood. The girl was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital, but died on the way. Following a report of the incident at 5.20pm, Ban Khwao precinct’s […]Read More


Police nab drug gang leader and meth pills in Chaiyaphum

Police have arrested six suspects including alleged drug-trafficking gang leader Phusinthorn Jomtharak, along with over 68,000 methamphetamine pills in Chaiyaphum province. Phusinthorn, a 24-year-old Nong Bua Dang district native, was nabbed on Tuesday while visiting a drug inmate friend at Chaiyaphum Prison, a press conference on Wednesday was told by Provincial Police Region 3 deputy […]Read More


Passengers narrowly escape death in Chaiyaphum bus crash

CHAIYAPHUM: All passengers on board two inter-provincial buses narrowly escaped death when one of the vehicles skidded off the slippery road, crashed into roadside barriers and overturned, sending broken concrete flying into the windscreen of another bus on Sunday night. Nine passengers on board the Chaiyaphum-bound bus were hurt in the accident reported at 9.50pm […]Read More


Former monk arrested over girl’s ‘holy water’ death

Chaiyaphum: A former monk wanted in connection with the death of an 18-year-old woman after he allegedly made her drink too much holy water to reverse a curse has been arrested after three months on the run, according to local police. The former Phra Opas Srisanga, 43, was captured in Kaeng Khro district Tuesday where […]Read More