Tags : Northeastern Thailand


Immigration crackdown nets 2,200 in Isan

KHON KAEN: Immigration police have arrested more than 2,200 foreign and Thai suspects for various offences as part of a crackdown in the Northeast during the past two weeks. Criminal gangs from Cameroon and Colombia are also under close watch, they say. Teams of officers staged a series of raids that resulted in a total […]Read More


Dengue situation in Thailand’s Northeast likely to worsen this year

Dengue fever in Thailand’s northeastern region is likely to become more serious this year, particularly in Nakhon Ratchasima province where more than 1,400 people have been diagnosed as suffering from the mosquito-borne disease and in Ubon Ratchathani, where over 2,000 people have fallen sick and eight have died. The Ministry of Public Health has estimated […]Read More


Eight holidaymakers hurt in Sakon Nakhon crash

SAKON NAKHON: Eight vacationers heading to Rayong province were hurt after a pickup truck loaded with vegetables rear-ended another one, which then rammed into their van, causing it to hit a roadside tree in Phu Phan district in the early hours of Saturday. The crash happened on Sakon Nakhon-Kalasin Road near Thongchai military camp, said […]Read More


Raids net 478 foreigners in Isan

KHON KAEN: Immigration authorities have arrested nearly 500 foreigners for various offences as part of a crackdown in 20 provinces in the Northeast during the past five days. Provincial immigration officers, led by Pol Maj Gen Natthawat Karndee, chief of Immigration Division 4, announced the arrests on Wednesday. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST REPORTERSRead More


Isan needs more water to sustain farming activities next summer

KHON KAEN, 9th October 2018 (NNT) – Secretary-General of the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) Somkiat Prajamwong, traveled to Khon Kaen province this week to ensure that there is enough water in the northeastern region for use in the summer. Somkiat visited the Nong Wai Operation and Maintenance Project in Numpong district and met […]Read More


Tropical storm “Bebinca” to bring more rain to North, Northeast

The North and Northeast regions will continue to be hit with widespread rain and isolated torrential downpours during Aug 16-17 as tropical storm “Bebinca” is expected to move to upper Vietnam and Laos during that period, the Meteorological Department said in its weather forecast this morning. As of 4am today, the storm was almost stationary […]Read More


Long weekend causes Isaan congestion

The northeast has suffered heavy congestion at the start of the four-day vacation. Jams were reported on the Mitraparp Highway in Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday on a 30km-long section between Tambon Thab Kwang of Saraburi’s Kaeng Khoi district and Tambon Pak Chong of Nakhon Ratchasima’s Pak Chong district and 10km between Tambon Nong Sarai in […]Read More


Floods reported across northeast due to low pressure front

NAKHON PANOM, 17 July 2018 (NNT) – Floods have hit seven provinces of the northeastern region of Thailand due to the influence of a low pressure front sweeping over the country from the South China Sea with citizens told to monitor weather forecasts closely. In Nakhon Phanom, Apibalbancha, Suntharavijit, Thammarongprasit and Srithep roads have all […]Read More