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American man ‘admits’ killing Thai wife

NAN: An American man is being detained at Muang Nan police station after he admitted killing his three-months pregnant wife, police say. Jason Matthew Balzer, 32, confessed to the slaying of his 32-year-old wife, Pitchaporn or “Som O” Kidchob, said Pol Maj Gen Mongkol Sampawaphol, chief of Nan provincial police. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK […]Read More


Heavy Floods Continue in Nan Province

NAN, Aug 22 (TNA) – Flooding is still critical in the northern province of Nan as the Nan River was overflowing in Phu Phiang district this morning. The flood level on Ban Saeng Dao-Tha Lor Road was about 1.30 meters deep and it became completely impassable to small vehicles. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More


Landslides in Nan, Man Missing in Phitsanulok

NAN, Aug 3 (TNA) — Storm Sinlaku caused heavy rain in many areas, flash floods and landslides in Nan province and a fisherman missing in Phitsanulok province. In Nan province, the level of the Nan River was rising. Runoffs happened in Moo 4 village of Muang Jang sub-district in Phu Phiang district. Soldiers helped victims […]Read More


Eight hurt as tour bus skids into slope in Nan

NAN: Eight people were hurt, one seriously, when a tour bus carrying cyclists to Nan skidded into a mountain slope at a curve in Muang district on Saturday. The accident occurred on the Nan-Ban Luang-Bang Song Khaew Road in tambon Sanian late Saturday morning, said Charasphan Arunwong, head of the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation […]Read More


Two strong earthquakes hit Laos and Thailand Thursday morning

Two earthquakes, about 3 hours apart, shook the Laos PDR this morning, damaging buildings at the Thai-owned Hong Sa power plant. The Thai embassy in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, said today (Thursday) that the first tremor, measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale (ML), was about five kilometres underground and was reported in Xayaburi province […]Read More


People in Thailand’s Nan province warned of flesh-eating disease

People in the northern province of Nan have been warned to be aware of a flesh-eating disease, which usually spreads during the wet season, after 25 people were treated for the infection at the provincial hospital in July, with one case being admitted to intensive care unit. A hospital representative said that anyone with cuts […]Read More


Flashflood, landslide hit Nan

NAN: A sudden flood and landslide cut off a road in Chalerm Phrakiat after three hours of heavy rain in the district. Water runoff flooded tambon Khun Nan in the district and a landside blocked traffic between Chalerm Phrakiat and Bo Klue districts. Full story: Bangkok Post Rarinthorn Petcharoen BANGKOK POSTRead More