Body recovered, search continues for second missing tourist after boat capsize

Rescue teams found the body of one missing tourist today (Sunday), but continue to search for another after a tour boat encountered a waterspout and capsized in Bang Tabun Bay…

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Protest at Ratchaprasong this evening, roads in area to be avoided

Bangkok police have advised motorists to avoid roads in close vicinity of the Ratchaprasong intersection from 3pm, as supporters of the Move Forward party plan to hold a rally there…

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Six people caught allegedly trapping macaques at a temple in Phetchaburi

Police arrested six suspects and seized three pickup trucks as they were trying to trap macaque monkeys at a temple in Phetchaburi province yesterday (Thursday). Police also found one monkey,…

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A visitor takes a close look at a beautiful mural in Wat Koh depicting the Buddha’s supernormal powers following enlightenment. (Photo by Phoowadon Duangmee)

Feasting on art, architecture, astronomy, and fabulous food

Two hours south of Bangkok by car, Phetchaburi province offers everything from cultural heritage and a royal palace to sandy beaches and tasty food. Until March 26, the Phra Nakhon…

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Phetchaburi siege had to end to avoid more people being killed or injured

Police had to use force to end the recent armed standoff at a housing estate in Phetchaburi province because more people could have been killed or injured if the situation…

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Phetchaburi armed siege ends, gunman shot dead by police

After a tense 15-hour armed standoff at a housing estate in Mueang district of Thailand’s Phetchaburi province, police stormed the house in which a gunman was holding out and shot…

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Police in armed stand-off with gunman who allegedly killed 2 in Phetchaburi

About 100 police officers have surrounded a house in Mueang district of Phetchaburi province this afternoon (Wednesday), where a man is holding out after he allegedly shot two people dead…

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Forest park in Phetchaburi to become geological tourist attraction

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to develop the Khao Nang Phanthurat Forest Park in Phetchaburi province into a geological tourist destination, to promote geological study and conservation…

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Former Kaeng Krachan Park chief Chaiwat reinstated by Phetchaburi Court

The Phetchaburi Administrative Court revoked orders today (Thursday), issued by the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, dismissing Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn, former chief of…

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Bangkok postpones reopening to visitors from abroad to October 15

Bangkok will postpone its reopening to fully vaccinated and COVID-negative visitors from abroad, scheduled for October 1st, to October 15th, as the authorities want at least 70% of the city’s…

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Six sub-districts in Phetchaburi’s Khao Yoi locked down for 14 days from Monday

The provincial communicable disease committee of Phetchaburi has ordered the lockdown of six adjoining sub-districts in Khao Yoi district, from Monday for 14 days, after a new cluster of COVID-19…

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437 more COVID-19 cases found in Phetchaburi factory

437 more COVID-19 infections have been found connected to the Cal-Comp Electronics factory in Phetchaburi province, bringing the total in the cluster to 2,111 so far, according to local authorities….

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Bang Khae market COVID-19 cluster spreads to 4 more provinces

The Bang Khae markets cluster of COVID-19 infections has, so far, spread to Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon and Phetchaburi, according to the Public Health Ministry. Dr. Opas Karnkavinpong,…

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PM orders flood relief aid to Pak Chong district of Nakhon Ratchasima

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered help to be rushed to Pak Chong district of the country’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, to relieve the suffering of flood victims….

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