Tags : Northeastern Thailand

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CCSA “farm hut” quarantine model in Thailand’s northeast questioned

Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani has recently come up with its own model for local quarantine, to accommodate native residents infected with COVID-19 and who develop mild symptoms. The living quarters, for asymptomatic cases and those with mild symptoms, are not a “hospitel”, a model widely adopted in Bangkok and other affluent provinces, but […]Read More

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9 injured in Khon Kaen juvenile training centre brawl

KHON KAEN: A brawl broke out inside the Regional Juvenile Vocational Training Centre 4 between two groups of juvenile delinquents. Nine teenagers in the centre were injured. Provincial police, defence volunteers, rescue units and parole officials were dispatched to the centre after the brawl broke out at about 11am. Full story: Bangkok Post Chakrapan Natanri […]Read More

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Man found dead in temple well in Nakhon Phanom

NAKHON PHANOM: A man missing for four or five days was found dead at the bottom of a well at a temple in Muang district on Sunday morning, police said. Pol Capt Chom Churat, a Muang police duty officer, said the discovery was reported to police at about 9am. Full story: Bangkok Post Pattanapong Sripiachai […]Read More

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Five killed in tour bus blaze in Khon Kaen province

Five passengers, including two children, were killed and several others were injured when a double-decker tour bus, in which they were travelling, caught fire on the Friendship Highway in Ban Haed district of Thailand’s northeastern province of Khon Kaen on Monday night. Initial reports indicate that journey of the bus, operated by 407 Pattana Company, […]Read More

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New-breed meth pills seized in Nakhon Phanom

NAKHON PHANOM: Border patrol police seized 40,950 methamphetamine pills abandoned on Highway 212 in Tha Uthen district late on Sunday night. Pol Lt Col Thanapol Thaonu, deputy commander of the 23rd Border Patrol Police (BPP) Unit, said the meth pills were manufactured with with a new formula, as they were coated with crystallised methamphetamine. Full […]Read More

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Korat reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Eleven new Covid-19 cases were reported in Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday morning, many linked to entertainment venues in Bangkok and Chon Buri. This is in addition to the six new Covid-19 cases, four of them linked to nightspots in Bangkok, reported late on Thursday night by the Nakhon Ratchasima communicable disease control committee. […]Read More

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Gunman kills two men in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN: A lone gunman who killed two young men at a village in Khok Phochai district on Wednesday night. The fatal shooting occurred about 9.30pm at Ban Khok village in tambon Ban Khok, Pol Lt Col Yutthaya Termphol, investigation chief at Khok Phochai, said. Full story: Bangkok Post Chakrapan Natanri BANGKOK POSTRead More