Tags : Hmong


Lampang Hmong student wins hill tribe beauty gong

A fourth-year student in Lampang was crowned Miss Hill Tribe Beauty Queen at a pageant in the northern province on Tuesday night. Kanyawe Khaophatchaikul, an ethnic Hmong from Lampang’s Muang Pan, was voted the beauty queen for 2018. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Lampang: Warrant out in Hmong rape, suicide case

The Lampang provincial court issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a former village head for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 22-year-old ethnic Hmong woman who died on Wednesday night following a suicide attempt on July 17. After questioning several witnesses and compiling evidence, investigators submitted a plea to the court to approve the arrest warrant, […]Read More


Chiang Rai: Hmong chief ambushed, family killed

CHIANG RAI: The chief of the Hmong Club in Thailand and his family were ambushed Tuesday. The attackers killed his wife and daughter, while the ethnic leader and his son were gravely wounded. Local authorities were informed of the incident at about 5pm Tuesday. Full story: Bangkok Post CHINAPAT CHAIYAMOL BANGKOK POSTRead More


Ayutthaya: Two caught with 1.9m meth pills, 10kg ‘ice’

Narcotics suppression police have arrested two suspects with 1.9 million methamphetamine pills and 10 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in Ayutthaya province, police chief Chakthip Chaijinda said at a press conference on Tuesday. Pol Gen Chakthip said the arrest and the huge drug haul followed tips from informants that Hmong ethnic drug couriers would deliver drugs […]Read More


Body of Thai labour casualty in Israel arrives Bangkok on

BANGKOK, July 25 – The body of a Thai ethnic minority worker killed earlier this week after being hit by a rocket launched in Gaza will be flown and arrive in Thailand next week, according to an elder sister of the victim. Wanpen Ya-ood said she was informed by the Thai Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Consular […]Read More


Chiang Rai: Girl dies from food poisoning, 159 schoolmates got

A Hmong boarding school student died from food poising while 159 other students are recovering in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fa Luang district, a state official said yesterday. The incident took place on Tuesday at Ban Hmong Kao Lang School after the students were given boxes of chicken on oily rice as part of a merit-making […]Read More


Five arrested with crystal meth and 700,000 speed pills in

CHIANG RAI, 23 March 2014 (NNT) – Anti-narcotics police confiscated more than 30 kilograms of crystal meth and 700,000 speed pills in an operation in the north of Thailand on the weekend. Acting on a tip off, police followed a pick up truck on the highway between Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai to a meeting […]Read More