Wat Sawang Bantoeng, Mae Sa, Mae Rim. Charoenrit Sanguansat, the Governor of Chiang Mai paid respects at the funeral of community volunteer Khanti Wattaya, 31 who died of a heart attack while volunteering to help build weirs on the 3rd May 2020. The governor also gave the widow of Khanti a cheque for 50,000 baht in appreciation of her husband’s community spirit.
Pichet Jeranantasin, Commissioner of Provincial Police Region 5 along with his class alumni from the Royal Police Cadet Academy (class of 28) visited the Pratu Kom community in Haiya to help out bed-ridden citizens and those who are unable to help themselves at this time. The class of 28 have visited many communities and donated goods to many people, they told the media, but this time they are hop … Continued
The media were alerted to a complaint lodged on the 4th May at the Damrongdhama Centre at the Provincial Hall, a provincial dispute resolution centre under the Ministry of Interior, by a man who had had his piece of land confiscated, allegedly illegally. According to Sith Sithisorn, 50, from Doi Lor, Doi Tao district, he had a two ngarn parcel of land which his mother had built a house on and give … Continued
A 10 metre electric pole fell onto a man in Wat Gate this morning. The 30 year old man was concussed and stunned when rescue workers arrived and rushed him to the hospital. It was later learned that the man is an electrician and was in fact climbing the pole to fix some wiring problems when it simply collapsed onto him. He is said to have been released from hospital and expected to make a full and … Continued
A group of teachers joined Dr. Sutthichai Dechasuwannaniti, Director of Primary Educational Service Area 2 (PESA) in visiting the remote village of Mae Lerm in Mae Taeng district yesterday. They took with them dried and processed food, water and other nescessities to give to the family of Pornchai Jafa, 10 and his sister Rada, 8 whose house burned down on the 28th May. PESA also contributed 3,000 … Continued
Police raided a home yesterday and arrested two women and a man in their late twenties and early thirties for “conspiring to facilitate, promote and advertise gambling”. Police were alerted to the gang by social media users who said that they were promoting online gambling for the web site “UFA8787” which provides over 100 ways of gambling, from baccarat to football.
On the afternoon of the 2nd May Doi Saket police were alerted to an accident and rushed to the scene on the Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai road (Km 51) to find a massive jam of cars unable to move due to a nasty accident. A Subaru with a Bangkok license plate had crashed with a Honda CRV, also from Bangkok. It took rescue workers over half an hour to get the injured driver out of the Subaru. Both drivers w … Continued
Kad Suan Kaew’s Major Cineplex will be opening in what they describe as a ‘new normal’, as part of the third phase of loosening of the restrictions over the pandemic. Whereas there were previously six different screens within the complex, only four will open. There will also be a limit of only 50 people per screening, from previous capacity of 200. All ventilation systems have been upgraded and cl … Continued
Police tracked a 49 year old woman to her home in San Phee Sua this morning, where they found her in possession of 51 boxes of 500 baht baby formulas with a total value of 25,500 bah. Upon arrest, the woman who was not named by police, admitted that she had been stealing the formula from various shops in town. Police were alerted to the theft when one shop caught her putting baby formula in her ha … Continued
New regulations have been issued to further relax the enforcement of certain measures for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 in order to reduce the impact on the people in terms of the economy, society, and security. The third phase came into effect on 1st June 2020, when the curfew time across the kingdom was shortened by one hour, from 11pm to 3am of the following day. As of June 1st: Busi … Continued