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Fitness warning after tourist dies climbing Phu Kradueng

Visitors to Phu Kradueng and other mountains should ensure they are fit enough to make the climb, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said on Monday, after a tourist had a fatal heart attack on his way to top of the national park. Phu Kradueng National Park chief Samret Phusansri said on Sunday that […]Read More

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Storm Sinlaku pounds North, Northeast

Chiang Mai and Loei provinces took a pounding from storm Sinlaku as it moved into Thailand, with heavy rain and flash-flood warnings still in force until at least Tuesday. The Kuang River overflowed its banks and flooded the municipality in San Sai district of Chiang Mai overnight. Residents escaped flash floods by moving to high […]Read More

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Fire at Phu Kradueng in Loei, 320 hectares of forest

More than 320 hectares of forest in Thailand’s popular mountain-top tourist destination of Phu Kradueng, in the north-eastern province of Loei, have been damaged by a forest fire, suspected to have been caused by man. Park officials have been able to control the fire, but they need to keep a close watch, because the hot […]Read More

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4 killed and 40 injured in Loei mountain road bus

Four Thai tourists were killed and about 40 others injured on Sunday night when their tour bus plunged into roadside bushes after the vehicle’s brakes failed and the driver lost control. The bus, carrying mostly elderly tourists from Buri Ram province, was descending from Hin Pa Ngarm Park in Tambon Puan Phu, Nong Hin district […]Read More

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Phu Kradueng National Park to close June 1st to September

Chief of Phu Kradeung National Park, Sombat Phimprasit, announced on Friday (May 31) that the park will be closed between June 1st and September 30th. Tourists will neither be admitted nor allowed to stay in the park overnight. The park chief said this annual closure, during the rainy season, is because trekking and trailing will […]Read More

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Lao lottery vendor stabbed to death on Loei riverbank

A Lao lottery vendor was stabbed to death on a riverbank in Loei’s Dan Sai district on Monday afternoon, say police. The body of Wan (no surname) with multiple cuts to her face and neck was found on the bank of the Huang River under the Huay Pa Chee Bridge in Ban Na Kha village […]Read More

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Two dead, six injured as cargo container crashes into MPV

Two people were killed and six others seriously injured when the Toyota Avanza seven-seat MPV they were travelling in collided with a wheeled cargo container, which had dislodged from a 28-wheel truck heading in the opposite direction, and then crashed into a roadside tree in Loei on Monday morning. Police and rescue workers rushed to […]Read More

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Loei abbot accused of sexually abusing novices

Four mothers filed a complaint on Friday with police in Loei, accusing the abbot of a monastic centre of sexually abusing their sons. They told Khok Ngam police that the abbot in Tambon Phone Sung, Dan Sai district, had molested their sons while they were novices there. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More