Rice farmers will get Bt20,000 to delay sale of their crops

Starting next Tuesday, Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) will be paying rice farmers 1,000 baht per 0.16 hectares, up to a maximum of Bt20,000 per household, under the…

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The pain of loss hits a father as he lost two sons in Israel

Lampieu Kusaram, who lost both of his sons when Hamas attacked Israel earlier this month, said that no amount of compensation can ease his sense of loss. The body of…

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Thai death toll in Israel increases to 24, over 7,000 want to be flown home

The Thai death toll in the Hamas attacks on Israel has risen to 24, while the numbers of injured and detained remain at 16 each. More than 7,000 Thais have…

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New PM visits Khon Kaen to get some grass root opinions

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, accompanied by some members of the Cabinet, met with people in a northeastern province of Khon Kaen today (Friday) and discussed drought problems. This is his…

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TAO vice chair and one other arrested with 216,000 meth pills in Kalasin

The vice chairman of a Tambon (sub-district) Administrative Organisation (TAO) was apprehended, with another man, at a petrol station in the Somdet district of Thailand’s north-eastern province of Kalasin on…

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Jasmine prices spike ahead of national Mother’s Day

Prices of jasmine have increased as the country prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day on August 12. Following Thai tradition on this special day, children will present jasmine garlands to their…

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Summer storm warnings for most of Thailand on Thursday

People living in Bangkok and the rest of the country, with the exception of the south, are advised to brace for thunder storms, strong winds, hail and possible lightning strikes…

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71 constituency candidates in 31 provinces disqualified by election officials

A total of 71 constituency candidates in 31 provinces have been rejected by constituency election directors, after it was discovered that their qualifications do not meet the legal requirements, according…

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Khon Kaen U’s designs latest version of pressure relief bed for the bed-ridden

The Faculty of Medical Technology at Khon Kaen University has recently developed the third version of its pressure relief bed for patients with pressure sores. Professor Dr. Wichai Eungpinichpong of the…

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Most of Thailand will see summer storms from Sunday through Wednesday

Many provinces in Thailand’s northern, north-eastern, eastern and central regions are forecast to be hit by summer storms, with strong winds and hail in some areas, from tomorrow through Wednesday,…

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Over 4,700 villages in Thailand remain flooded

More than 4,700 villages across the country remain flooded, with over 400,000 households affected, as floodwaters recede, according to the Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. The provinces which…

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Thai police seize ฿460m in assets from online gambling network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has seized more than 460 million baht in assets and cash in coordinated raids on 52 locations in 10 provinces suspected to be linked to…

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8 women on a pilgrimage die in a road accident in Khon Kaen province

Eight women were killed and two others injured, including a 9-year-old girl, when a passenger van, in which they were travelling on a pilgrimage, flipped and ploughed into a roadside…

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Art exhibition held on dirt road in Khon Kaen to get authorities’ attention

At first glance, a bunch of landscape paintings seem to blend in with the lush fields they are placed next to, but a closer look shows how they are in…

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US INL helps Isan to fight illegal trafficking

In the past several years, the Greater Mekong Sub-region has seen increasing illegal trafficking activities, especially drugs, which are often transferred via natural routes, with production shifting from Myanmar to…

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Anti-coup rally held in Khon Kaen to mark 8th anniversary of 2014 takeover

“Red-shirt” followers in the north-eastern Thai province of Khon Kaen joined various anti-coup groups in a protest march yesterday (Sunday), to oppose coups and to condemn the government of Prime…

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Olympic boxing gold medalist Somrak joins Palang Pracharath party

Thai Olympic boxing gold medallist Somrak Khamsing is among 22 election candidates selected to run in north-eastern provinces, as announced today (Wednesday) by the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP). Party secretary-general…

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Animal abuse at Khon Kaen zoo sparks outcry on social media

An outcry has been raised on social media after the owner of a zoo in Thailand’s Khon Kaen province posted disturbing pictures, on the zoo’s official Facebook page, of a…

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Schools in Khon Kaen closed until Jan 14th, National Children’s Day postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

All schools and educational institutes in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Khon Kaen have been ordered to close until January 14th by Governor Somsak Jungtrakul. This Saturday’s National Children’s Day has…

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Khon Kaen province reports its first two Omicron cases

Khon Kaen Governor Somsak Jungtrakul announced the detection of the province’s first two Omicron variant cases today (Wednesday), but he asked people in the province not to panic, assuring them…

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Thailand’s Progressive Movement wins 38 mayoral seats in Sunday’s sub-district elections

Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said today (Monday), that he is pleased and proud with the movement’s achievement in the Sub-district (Tambon) Administrative Organization (TAO) elections on Sunday, which saw…

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Thailand’s first successful acardiac twin surgery performed at Srinagarind Hospital

Surgeons at Srinagarind Hospital, of Khon Kaen University, have performed Thailand’s first and successful surgery on a case of acardiac twins (twin reversed arterial perfusion or TRAP sequence) to save…

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6 more Thai provinces added to ‘watch list’ due to rising COVID-19 infections

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has added six more provinces to its “watch list”, in addition to the southern border provinces of Yala, Pattana, Narathiwat and Songkhla, due…

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Rescue workers try to save hundreds of pigs from drowning in flood water

Many pigs have drowned while some were saved by rescue workers after water from the swollen Chi River swept into riverside pig farms in Phra Yuen district of Thailand’s north-eastern…

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Thai provinces facing floods as storm Conson makes landfall in Vietnam

Flash floods and heavy rain have hit many provinces of Thailand as tropical storm Conson made landfall in Vietnam’s Quang Ngai early on Sunday, according to Thailand’s Meteorological Department. Thai…

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All schools, kindergartens in Khon Kaen closed till July 16 amid COVID-19 spread

All schools, kindergartens and child development centres in Thailand’s northeastern province of Khon Kaen have been ordered to close until July 16th amid an ongoing surge of COVID-19 infections in…

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Seven-month old baby infected with COVID-19 in Suphan Buri province

A seven-month old girl, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, has become the youngest COVID-19 case since the start of the new outbreak, which originated in Samut Sakhon and…

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Army to probe suspected suicide of a conscript in Khon Kaen province

The Royal Thai Army has launched an investigation into the death, thought to be a suicide, of a conscript at the 23rd Army Circle in the northeastern province of Khon…

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Manhunt on for Thailand’s “Jack the Ripper” after fresh murder in Khon Kaen

A police manhunt is underway for Thailand’s “Jack the Ripper”, a serial killer previously convicted of 17 rapes, murders and robberies, who allegedly killed a hotel maid on December 15th…

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Huge crowd pay last respect to late Luang Phor Koon ahead of royally-sponsored cremation Tuesday

Tens of thousands of worshippers have been flocking to the northeastern province of Khon Kaen over the past few days to pay their last respect to the late Luang Phor…

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Japan and Germany eye Thailand’s train-making factory project

Japan and Germany are interested in investing in Thailand’s new project to build a factory to assemble trains, said Deputy Transport Minister Pailin Chuchottaworn. At this point, he said, the…

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Private helicopter crashes in Khon Kaen, 3 killed

A private helicopter crashed in Chonnabot district of the northeastern province of Khon Kaen on Wednesday morning (July 18), killing three people on board, police said. Pol Col Kirati Amornpatpanin,…

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