Police say that at 2.30am on the night of the 26th February along the Second Ring Road at Buak Krok Srivilai Intersection a car was seen driving at speed and ramming into two motorbikes which were riding along the road heading out of the city. The car first hit the back of one motorbike, sending its driver into the pavement where he hit his head and died. There were also signs that he may have bee … Continued
On the night of the 27th February police rushed to Koolpunt Ville 9 housing project to find a man had been shot dead. According to residents, Uten Tuihuatung, 68, lived in the compound and was well known to the security guards who would wave at him as he came and went every day. However on the night in question he was allegedly very drunk and drove his vehicle into two barriers by the security gua … Continued
Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat held a meeting this morning at Nakorn Ping Hospital where he announced that Chiang Mai will begin to vaccinate high-risk individuals, in accordance with the Public Health’s Ministry’s target to begin vaccinating in 13 provinces. A total of 200,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived in Thailand. Chiang Mai has received 3,500 doses which will be initially used fo … Continued
A total of 3,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine has arrived at Nakornping Hospital and will be administered to 1,750 medical personnel from various hospitals across Chiang Mai over the coming days. The first dose will be administered on the 1st March 2021.
A man has been arrested after brandishing a gun and threatening people sitting by the side of the road along Ratvithi Road Soi 2. Sapol Jindatham, 44, from Mae Sai, Chiang Rai, was arrested in his apartment 100 metres away from where the incident occurred. According to police people who were sitting by the side of the road drinking beer yesterday called to report a belligerent man bandying a gun a … Continued
Late on the night of the 24th a man was rescued from the Ping River opposite Ton Lamyai Market after an attempted suicide. The 44 year old man is a clothes salesman and told rescue workers that his business had to close down recently. He said that the person he loved had also been bullying him constantly and he had gone for a walk along the river. However, he said, he was bullied again by someone … Continued
Photos of Chiang Mai city and environs, as pollution levels climb to hazardous levels. Again.
It has been 43 days since the last known case of Covid-19 in Chiang Mai and the Public Health Office has announced that all checkpoints into the city will be dismantled in accordance with government policy to ease restrictions. Those travelling to Chiang Mai from Samut Sakhon, however, will still be required to report to authorities and self quarantine for 14 days. CM-Chana application check-ins a … Continued
2.1 million baht was stolen from Siam Commercial Bank’s Chom Thong branch, which had been closed since last July. Police say that they suspect two thieves had broken the glass of the bank and then set fire to the ATM machine from the back end, managing to break the seal and steal the money.
Despite the current challenging times in Chiang Mai, a number of companies joined forces to assist Doi Suthep-Pui National Park in clearing a firebreak in their efforts to prevent the spread of wildfires in the current dry season in northern Thailand. The fire prevention event was coordinated by Thai Eco Solutions, a consultancy that connects people with the natural environment through meaningful … Continued