Tags : Villagers


Buri Ram: Villager crushed by rampaging wild elephant

A 37-year-old male villager was stomped to death by a wild elephant early on Sunday morning in Tambon Lam Nang Rong in Buri Ram province. Following the discovery of a dead body at 6am in a rubber plantation near the entrance of Ban Sub Khaning village in Noen Din Daeng district, the police investigator Pol […]Read More


Bones found in Prachin Buri

Human bones were found in a field in Prachin Buri’s Prachantakham district on Thursday morning. The Prachantakham police station was alerted at 9am that a villager found the bones near a pond in Moo 6 in Tambon Dong Bang. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Villager injured in Yala explosion

A Yala villager was injured on Wednesday when he and friends lit a grill where a grenade had been buried. Police said Mongkol Chaiyawan, 48, was hit by grenade shrapnel in his back and lungs. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Mini-marathon run to raise fund to help drought-affected villagers

Over 4,000 runners took part in a charity mini-marathon run organized by Thai PBS Sunday morning to raise fund for drought-affected villagers. Thai PBS director Krisda Ruang-areerat said that the charity run was aimed to create public awareness about drought problem and using water sparingly under the slogan “sharing water, sharing spirit to fight drought […]Read More


Landslide kills villager in Tak

TAK — One villager was killed and another seriously injured in a landslide that struck the construction site of a community centre in Tha Song Yang district on Saturday. The landslide struck the construction site of a community education and learning centre in tambon Song while a group of more than 20 residents of Batha […]Read More


Villagers oppose plan to build Krabi power plant

KRABI, Sept 8 – Villagers in Thailand’s Andaman Sea resort province of Krabi early Sunday gathered to oppose the planned construction of a new coal-fired power plant which could generate 800 megawatts of electricity. The protesting villagers and environmental activists led by Vichai Nakjorn, a member of Pakasai local government organisation, waved green flags in […]Read More


Villagers near Loei mine hit by health woes

People in Loei fear a gold mine has contaminated local rivers with cyanide and heavy metals Eight years after a gold mine opened in Loei’s Wang Saphung district, people there continue to have grave concerns about the health and environmental threats posed by its operation. A prominent academic, meanwhile, has said that efforts to address […]Read More


3 villagers killed in gun attack in Yala

YALA, Feb 22 – Three villagers were killed in a gun attack by assailants on motorcycle in Yala’s Kabang district, while an assistant village headman was shot dead in a rubber plantation in Yala’s Raman district. Kabang district police said that three people – one man and two women – were latex buyers who were […]Read More