Tags : Phichit


Teenager dives into Nan River in Phichit in protest of

PHICHIT: A 19-year-old man dived into the Nan River and disappeared after his family wanted him to isolate himself at home following his return from Covid-plagued Bangkok. Udomsri Kachonklin, 40, said in tears by the river in Muang district on Tuesday that her son Anuchit Imjai returned from Bangkok last Saturday so the family and […]Read More


Health officials confident COVID-19 situation in north under control

Health authorities expressed confidence today that the Covid-19 situation in the northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are under control despite the recent return of 10 Thais from neighbouring Myanmar who tested positive. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, meanwhile, played down fears that there could be a second wave of the pandemic. However, […]Read More


Tachilek news spurs COVID-19 testing rush in Phichit

PHICHIT: Hundreds of people who visited two entertainment places in this northern province rushed to a hospital to seek Covid-19 tests after learning an infected returnee went to the places during the same period. Since Wednesday evening, about 500 visitors to Bird Bar and Crocodile Rock Pub in Muang district have flocked to the hospital […]Read More


Police seize 500,000 ‘yaa baa’ pills from overturned pickup truck

Rescue workers accidentally stumbled on a substantial haul of methamphetamine, or “yaa baa” pills as they arrived at the scene of a road accident, on a provincial highway in Po Pratabchang district of Thailand’s northern province of Phichit, on Wednesday. They immediately alerted the police when they found one of the injured, later identified as […]Read More


“Cannabis Walk Thailand” starts in Phichit province

Campaigners for easier access to medicinal cannabis began their 268km “Cannabis Walk Thailand” today at Wachiraphotiyarn Monastery in the northern province of Phichit. The march will end at Wat Bang Pla More in the central province of Suphan Buri and is to highlight their demand for cannabis to be removed from the list of narcotic […]Read More


French-Thai Murder Couple Convicted, Got 14 Years

PHICHIT — Phichit police on Sunday said a court convicted a Frenchman and his Thai girlfriend and sentenced them to lengthy jail terms for murdering the woman’s Italian husband earlier this year. Col. Chaisathian Maneejak, chief of the local police, said the Phichit Provincial Court initially sentenced Rujira Iemlamai and Amaury Rigaud to 20 years […]Read More


Teen charged in deadly grenade blast at Phichit temple fair

A Phichit temple fair held in memory of a deceased former abbot turned deadly late Sunday night when teenage rivalry resulted in a grenade explosion that killed one youngster and hospitalised four other people. A 16-year-old boy identified only as “Beer” is accused of throwing the grenade at rivals in a crowd gathered in front […]Read More


Indian man arrested for overstaying visa, providing illegal loans

An Indian man was arrested in Phichit’s Muang district on Thursday morning for overstaying his visa and for allegedly providing loans with interest rates higher than the legal limit. Rakesh Yadav, 21, was arrested by immigration police and officials from other agencies inside a petrol station in Tambon Tha Luang early on Thursday while he […]Read More