Archive For The “Udon News” Category

Man Drowned In Udon Thani After Riding Motorcycle Into Pond

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Man Drowned In Udon Thani After Riding Motorcycle Into Pond

A young man drowned after he rode his motorcycle into a pond behind a hotel in Udon Thani’s Muang District on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Pipat Saendee, 22, a salesman at a shopping mall in the district. After police were alerted to the accident at 7 am, Pipat and his motorcycle were…

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Air Force Officer Fined 2,000 baht For Slapping Pregnant Woman In The Face

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Air Force Officer Fined 2,000 baht For Slapping Pregnant Woman In The Face

An Air Force officer based at the 23rd Fleet in Udon Thani province was fined 2,000 baht after he was charged for slapping a Bangkok office employee in the face following a traffic dispute. Pilot officer Polkrit Chantaka, 50, was summoned to Thalee district office to hear the charge for slapping Ms Wanida Kham-on, 32,…

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Newborn Baby Found In Backpack In Udon Thani

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Newborn Baby Found In Backpack In Udon Thani

A newborn baby girl was discovered in a backpack on a roadside near Wat Pa Noen Niwet in Udon Thani’s Muang district on Wednesday morning.   Pol Lieutenant Charoenchai Nikulkan of Muang Udon Thani was alerted via the Rom Pho Thong communications centre at 7.30am about the abandoned baby. Rescue workers brought the five-day-old, whose…

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Former Businessman Found Dead In Udon Thani Hotel

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A 68 year-old former businessman from Nong Khai was found naked on the floor in an Udon Thai hotel room yesterday. Staff at the hotel in Mark Khaeng sub-district were shocked, they said, to find Piya Cheunchutham, 68, with his fists clenched and his eyes wide open. They covered him in a sheet before police…

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Soldier And Mother Die In Single-Vehicle Crash In Udon Thani

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Soldier And Mother Die In Single-Vehicle Crash In Udon Thani

  A soldier, his mother and another relative were killed when their pickup truck struck a tree in Udon Thani early yesterday.Two other relatives in the truck were injured. Police said Naruebate Kaewkan, 23, was driving his mother, Noodaeng Faosup, 47, to hospital at about 7am when the accident took place on Ban Phua-Nam Soam…

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Stray Dog In Udon Thani Park Shot With Arrow

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A stray dog living in a public park in Udon Thani was seen with an arrow piercing through its left eyebrow and down through its face last Friday morning. A Facebook user with the account name of Napassorn JowYing Hodges posted a video clip and photos of the dog on her Facebook wall on Saturday…

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Seven Workers Injured In Udon Thani Factory Fire

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Seven Workers Injured In Udon Thani Factory Fire

Seven workers were injured when a machine exploded and caught fire at a tapioca factory in Udon Thani’s Muang District on last Sunday night. Police said the accident happened at the Thai Nam Tapioca Factory in Tambon Khok Sa-ard at 7.50pm. Six male workers and one female suffered burns, four of them serious.   Firefighters…

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Udon Thani Airport Warns Residents About Bamboo Rockets

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Udon Thani Airport Warns Residents About Bamboo Rockets

Udon Thani International Airport today warned local residents to observe rules for firing Isaan traditional bamboo rockets so that they do not affect flights.   Kittichai Sajjalak, director of the airport, said he feared that 16 to 19 flights to and from the airport would be affected if people ignored the rules announced by the…

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Girl Rescued From Roof Of Building In Udon Thani

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Girl Rescued From Roof Of Building In Udon Thani

An eight-year-old girl was rescued after being held hostage by her father who told her he was going to kill himself. Police officers in Udon Thani, Thailand, were filmed carrying little Au to safety after she broke away from her father Wirat Khamkong and ran towards them.   The 46-year-old, who had been drinking whiskey,…

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Hi-tech Pilot Projects To Create Seven ‘Smart Cities’ Including Udon Thani

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Hi-tech Pilot Projects To Create Seven ‘Smart Cities’ Including Udon Thani

 Universities will use artifical intelligence and other forms of high technology to turn urban centres of Nonthaburi, Phuket, Yala, Udon Thani, Roi Et, Lamphun and Hat Yai into smart cities.   The Council of University Presidents of Thailand, King Prajadhipok’s Institute and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) have signed a cooperative compact to…

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