A scary CCTV recording on May 23 captured a wheelchair being wheeled around on its own at Ban Kham Doung Hospital in Udon Thani. Suggesting a ghost was present.
Thanasak Pakdeenuan, the director of the hospital confirmed with reporters, that there weren’t any remote control devices or anything hidden around the area, just a spooky wheelchair doing things on its own.
Nurses are convinced it is the ghost of a former patient who passed away and is now planning to do a Buddhist seance in an attempt to help free the spirit so it leaves the hospital. A nursed laughed and said, it’s just in case even though I believe in ghosts”.
‘English pilot’ romance scam shot down in Udon Thani
An English heartthrob turned out to be a crook after flirting with a Thai woman for several days, then asking her to transfer Bt24,000 to his account.
Police in Chaiwan, Udon Thani, were contacted by a woman who had been chatting online with a man who claimed to be a rich airline pilot from England.
Udon Thani airport to schedule 10 flights a day from June 4th
Udon Thani International airport is due to spring back into life tomorrow (4th June 2020) with an extra 6 flights scheduled making a total of 10 arrivals and departures per day.
Round-trip routes Don Mueang – Udon Thani, Suvarnabhumi – Udon Thani
Thai Smile and Viet Jet, 4 flights daily
Air Asia and Nok Air, 6 flights daily
Strict safety measures are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19
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Wat Pa Phu Kon to reopen on June 3rd
The head monk at Wat Pa Phu Kon announced that the popular temple would reopen tomorrow on June 3rd, 2020. He mentioned that masks must be worn and social distancing rules should be observed. Temperature checks will be taken before admission and only 15 people will be allowed to worship at any one time.
The Wat Pa Phu Kon temple complex was built between 2010 and 2013. The construction cost 320 million Thai baht, with the funds used for construction being donated by a Thai donor in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The complex is centered around the Great Wihan, the largest component of the temple. In addition, a number of smaller buildings are located around the complex. One of the most notable features of the temple is a 65-foot long statue of a reclining Buddha. Said statue was built with white marble blocks imported from Italy and then sculpted in Thailand. The temple also features a 25-meter high golden stupa.
How to get there:
The best way is to travel along Highway No. 1 (Phaholyothin Road) to Saraburi on Highway 2 (Mittraphap Road) via Nakhon Ratchasima. Turn left to Ban Phu and Na Yung until you reach Ban Na Kham Yai. You will have to turn to Wat Pa Phu Kon. The total distance is about 657 kilometers and takes approximately 10 hours.
You could hire a taxi or rent a car from Udon Thani. The distance from downtown Udon Thani to Wat Phu Kon is 125 kilometers and takes about 1 hour 45 minutes.