Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, January 15th, to Sunday, January 21st, 2024.
They are not in any particular level of importance but are listed in the order of date of publication.
- Concerns have been raised about the behavior of two foreign tourists at Wat Chiang Man, a revered Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, after they were observed sunbathing on the temple’s premises.
Chiang Mai tourist police interviewed two tourists who sunbathed in swimwear in the old temple area in Chiang Mai on January 14th, causing controversy among Thai social media regarding appropriateness.
This story dominated Thai social media over the past week.
The police discovered that Panya was not present at the crime scene and there were 5 teenagers aged ranging from 13 to 16 who committed the crimes.
The fireworks factory had previously exploded on November 30th, 2022, causing 1 death and 4 injuries, reported Thai media.
The two victims were mechatronics technicians.
Six other people had sustained injuries including the unidentified truck driver.