Archive For The “Miscellany” Category

Disruption To Buriram Times Articles

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Due to a family bereavement we will be unable to publish articles on a daily basis for the rest of this month. However, we will do our best to keep the disruption to a minimum. Sorry for any disappointment caused to our regular followers but we hope that you understand.

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Mysterious Deaths In Isan Village Down To Alcohol And Booze Rather Than Ogres Or Ghosts Say Doctors

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Mysterious Deaths In Isan Village Down To Alcohol And Booze Rather Than Ogres Or Ghosts Say Doctors

Expert medical staff in Thailand’s north east have confirmed that a spate of unexplained deaths in a village in Kalasin are not the work of an angry group of ogres or ghosts of evil widows. Villagers in Ban Phu Hang had started taking extraordinary precautions after five people died in a few weeks. Men were…

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Thai League 1 Round-Up And Table

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Thai League 1 Round-Up And Table

Buriram continued their relentless march towards a new record points total with a 3-0 home victory over Pattaya. Six points from their final two fixtures will see them beat their 86 points total they set last year. Bangkok United thrashed Air Force 6-2 at home and Muang Thong snatched a stoppage time winner at Sukhothai…

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28 Years On-Thailand Remembers Gas Tanker Explosion

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28 Years On-Thailand Remembers Gas Tanker Explosion

It was one of the most unbelievable accidents in modern Thai history. It was September 24th 1990 at about 10pm when a gas tanker overturned on Petchaburi Road in Bangkok. The driver had been going fast trying to beat the red light after exiting the expressway. In an instant 20,000 litres of Liquid Petroleum Gas…

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League Cup Semi-Final Put Back To Wednesday

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Buriram’s League Cup semi-final against Bangkok Glass has been moved back a day to Wednesday, Sepember 19 7pm. A sensible decision as Buriram played on Sunday.

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“Guitar King” Collides With Woman On Way To Gig In Walking Street

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“Guitar King” Collides With Woman On Way To Gig In Walking Street

A well known old Thai guitarist who goes by the name of “Guitar King” was involved with a collision with a pedestrian in South Pattaya on Saturday night. Lam Morrison (also known as Wichai Nuamjem) aged 74, was on his way to perform at Walking Street when he was involved in a collision with Loppraphan…

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John Noble Funeral Arrangements

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The funeral of our dear friend John Noble will take place on Monday, August 27 at 2pm in the temple at John’s village. It is not easy to find and invitations and maps have been left in Paddy’s Irish Bar, Up2You Bar and the Bamboo. John’s family have asked everyone to meet at the temple,…

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Re John Noble’s Funeral

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John’s funeral will not take place on Wednesday and no date has been set. We will publish details when we have them.

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“Missing” 15 Year-Old Girl Found Living With Older Man

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“Missing” 15 Year-Old Girl Found Living With Older Man

A 19-year-old man has been charged in Bangkok with luring a 15-year-old girl away from her parents to stay with him at a house he’s been helping build in Lat Phrao. Korakot Kampipat was taken into custody on Saturday on the basis of an August 13 complaint by the girl’s mother. The teenager had disappeared…

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Skeletal Remains Found In Pai Jungle – Believed To Be Aussie Missing Since May

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Skeletal Remains Found In Pai Jungle – Believed To Be Aussie Missing Since May

Skeletal remains found deep in the jungle of Pai, Mae Hong Sorn, are believed to be those of a 63 year old Australian man missing since May. Pai police are as yet unsure whether the Aussie died from an accident or killed himself. Foul play was not mentioned in the report from the weekend. A…

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