Tags : Surin


Thailand: North, northeastern and central warned of torrential rains

BANGKOK, 19 September 2010 (NNT) – The Thai Meteorological Department indicates high chances of heavy rainfalls in the northern, northeastern and central regions of Thailand during the next days ahead. According to the latest forecast issued by the Meteorological Department, a low-pressure trough was moving through the lower north, lower northeastern, central and eastern. As […]Read More


1 killed by leptospirosis in Surin, Thailand

SURIN, 6 September 2010 (NNT) – Over 250 residents of the northeastern province of Surin have been infected with leptospirosis. One person has been confirmed dead. MD Sa-ard Weeracharoen of the Surin Provincial Public Health Office stated that the accumulative number of people infected with leptospirosis in the province currently stood at 252 with one […]Read More


Number of Dengue fever patients in Surin, Thailand hit over

SURIN, 5 September 2010 (NNT) – Over 2,300 residents of the northeastern province of Surin have been infected with dengue fever, while the spread of epidemic remains rampant nationwide. Surin Public Health officer MD Sa-Ard Weeracharoen in Surin has disclosed that the outbreak of dengue has spread to 17 districts of the province. The number […]Read More


Cambodia arrests 3 Thais at border on spy charge

SURIN, Aug 20 – Three Thai villagers in Thailand’s northeastern border province of Surin were arrested by Cambodian authorities on charge of spying while they were hunting and collecting forest products along the border. Families of two detainees, Sanong Wongchareon and Ling Pongphet, said the duo and another villager, Lan Sapsri, were arrested by Cambodian […]Read More


Australian tourist dies following a devastating attack in Surin

An Australian tourist died after being assaulted in Thailand. His funeral took place on April 16, 2010 in Adelaide, in the presence of his family and his Thai companion, Som, six months pregnant. Andrew Oake, 28, has been on vacation for two months with his girlfriend in Prasat, near Surin, northeast of Thailand. About four […]Read More


Blind Thai Boxer Follows His Dream

This is no ordinary boxing match. Twenty-nine-year-old Sujet Salee is blind and, to keep things fair, his opponent has been blindfolded. Many blind people in Thailand become masseurs or work with handicrafts, but Sujet always wanted to be a boxer like his father, and decided to pursue his dream anyway. [Sujet Salee, Boxer]: “When I […]Read More


The Surin Elephant Round-up

The Surin Elephant Round-up usually takes place on the third weekend of November in Surin province,(this year, 2009, main weekend is 20th, 21st and 22nd November) Isan, Thailand. It is of recent origin, first held in 1960. The people of Surin were traditionally excellent at capturing elephants in Cambodia, then training them as working animals. […]Read More


Lighter airplanes open new horizons for PB Air

PB Air is adding two new light aircraft to its fleet as part of its business optimisation and expansion plan. The airline, controlled by Boon Rawd Brewery baron Piya Bhirom-Bhakdi, has leased two twin-engine turboprop Saab 340s from AeroCentury, a California-based aircraft leasing and financing firm, for five years. The first of the Saabs, which […]Read More