• Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:00
    Temperatures reach 42°C in Tak and Lampang
    As the temperature rose to 42°C in Lampang and Tak, several other provinces cited 41-40°C on Thursday morning, the Thai Meteorological Department warned residents in the north, northeast, centre and east of very hot weather with possible storms during April 13-17.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    North smog to worsen on first day of Songkran
    With no rain in sight and low winds, officials advise people to stay indoors.
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  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 17:30
    Man nabbed for allegedly raping friend’s 68-year-old mum
    A resident of Lampang’s Mae Moh district was arrested on Wednesday morning hours after he allegedly raped his friend’s mother who lives nearby.
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  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 19:00
    Pet dog brings home a haul of drugs
    Some plastic bags that a dog apparently thought were toys to chew and later left scattered outside a local resident’s home in Lampang’s Mae Tha district turned out to be a haul of 3,680 methamphetamine pills.
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  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:30
    Solo bank robber thwarted by good Samaritans, off-duty traffic policeman
    A 28-year-old unemployed Phayao man on Monday morning resorted to carrying out an attempted solo bank robbery in Lampang’s Mueang district, using a partially exposed metal pipe to resemble a gun in order to threaten a bank clerk and get away with a bag full of Bt850,000 in cash.
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  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:30
    Sacks of meth pills found in Lampang woods
    Police seized 140,000 methamphetamine pills packed in fertilizer sacks that has been left for collection in a wooded area in Lampang's Mueang district on Sunday afternoon, Khelang Nakhon superintendant Pol Colonel Sopon Polkantha said on Monday, as his team revealed their find prior to sending the drugs out for forensic testing.
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    How one community in smoggy Lampang gets rid of all its waste without burning anything
    WITH ATTENTION focused on forest fires’ contribution to the air pollution choking upper Thailand, other outdoor burning – particularly farm scrub being torched – is coming under closer scrutiny. One community – Ban Paen Pong Chai, which covers 10 villages in Lampang’s Chae Hom district, has emerged as a shining example for others to follow.
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  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 14:42
    Multiple fires speed through Lampang’s mountains
    State officials and volunteers, along with a water-spraying helicopter, were on Tuesday battling multiple fires in Doi Phra Baht forest in Lampang’s Muang district.
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  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:55
    Lampang district declared disaster zone after 31 mild quakes
    The Wang Nua district in Lampang has been declared a disaster zone after it was hit with 31 mild earthquakes and aftershocks, an official said on Saturday.
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:32
    Chiang Mai and Lampang suffer 'code red' air pollution
    Chiang Mai and Lampang on Friday were choking on “code red” air pollution with PM2.5 levels above 90 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, according to the Pollution Control Department (PCD).
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Experts warn of network of faultlines in North, as quakes rock Lampang
    THOUGH THE 25 quakes and aftershocks in Lampang’s Wang Nua district on Wednesday and yesterday did not cause much damage, academics are worried about the North, as it has several faultlines scattered across the region.
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  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:13
    Homes damaged as quakes hit Lampang
    At least 14 homes in six Tambones have been damaged in the northern province of Lampang's Wang Nua district that has been shaken by 25 quakes and aftershocks on Wednesday and Thursday.
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  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:04
    Soldiers on forest-fire frontline in North
    Thai soldiers’ enemy of the moment is forest fires, which they’re battling in Lamphun and Chiang Mai with shovel-wielding troops and a pair of MI17 helicopters that earlier helped douse fires in Lampang.
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  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:00
    Lampang monk arrested, defrocked after getting aide to buy meth pills
    A Buddhist monk in Lampang was arrested and defrocked on Monday morning after allegedly sending his layman aide to buy 400 methamphetamine pills, supposedly for his own use.
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  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:30
    Trader rescues bed-ridden man, 82, from Lampang fire
    A grocery shop owner drove by a burning house and managed to rescue an 82-year-old bed-ridden man in Lampang's Muang district on Thursday.
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