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Chiang Mai will get Unesco World Heritage listing ‘only if Thailand pushes for it’

UnIque strategy, publIc effort needed for Northern cIty to quell negatIve Image Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Mae Salong is a mountainside Chinese village settled by the 93rd Regiment of the KMT after the Chinese Revolution.

The Tiny Northern Town of Santikhiri “Mae Salong” Chiang Rai

Mae Salong is a mountainside Chinese village settled by the 93rd Regiment of the KMT after the Chinese Revolution.   CHIANG RAI – As the mist rolls over the tiny  village of Santikhiri formerly known as Mae Salong perched on the hills of northern Thailand, it is hard to imagine that this is the same […]

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Chiang Mai Immigration Hunting for Bell Kicking Tourist

Asian tourist kicking a bell at Doi Suthep Temple in Chiang Mai   CHIANG MAI- Pol Maj Gen Bundit Tungkhaseranee, Commander of the Immigration Division 5 in Chiang Mai, told reporters that Immigration is hunting for a presumed Chinese tourist who kicked a bell at the revered Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, vowing to ban him […]

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Chiang Rai Police Chief has given an assurance that the police are responding to the arrivals by working to create an understanding among the Chinese visitors, about Thailand

Chinese Tourists Driving from China to Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai Police Chief has given an assurance that the police are responding to the arrivals by working to create an understanding among the Chinese visitors, about Thailand’s traffic regulations.   CHIANG RAI – Customs House Authorities in Chiang Kong have reported that many tourist from China have been arriving by car and Chiang Rai […]

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Chamber of Commerce Says ASEAN will Yield Benefits to Chiang Rai Province

  CHIANG RAI –  Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman in border trade, Pakaimas Vierra, has reported she is positive that the integration of the ASEAN Community will yield benefits to the country, especially Chiang Rai province due to its multiple border connections with neighboring countries. According to Pakaimas Vierra, Chiang Rai Province will benefit directly from […]

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Chiang Rai United Signs Sponsorship Contract with Dtac Mobile

Pakorn Manoromphatrasan, Dtac’s Head of Business – North, and Mitti Tiyapairat, chairman of Chiang Rai United Football Club   CHIANG RAI – Pakorn Manoromphatrasan,Head of Business Total Access Communication (Dtac) Mitti Tiyapairat, chairman of Chiang Rai United Football Club today signed a sponsorship contract with Chiang Rai United Football club, committing to assist the club […]

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Norweigen Cuts his Own Throat in Chiang Mai

Mae Ping police at Frank Kristiansen’s home in Lanna Home Village of Tasala sub-district – CityNews   CHIANG MAI – Police in Chiang Mai were called to Lanna Home Village of Tasala sub-district after reports that Norwegian National Frank Kristiansen, 44, had cut his own throat. According to City News in Chiang Mai, Mr.Kristiansen was […]

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Chinese tourist marking her territory with bra and panties in a Chiang Mai airport terminal

Chiang Mai Issues “Tourism Etiquette Manuals” to Chinese Visitors

Some 90,000 Chinese are expected over the holiday period   CHIANG MAI – Chinese tourists arriving in Northern Thailand to celebrate their lunar New Year are to receive Tourist Manuals in an effort to stave off offending local Thai people. The city of Chiang Mai, will be the focal point of the Mandarin-language Etiquette manuals […]

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According to statistics from the Seismology Office, minor quakes have been recorded in Mae Lao and Mae Suay districts of Chiang Rai province nearly everyday recently.

3.0 Earthquake Hits Chiang Rai’s Mae Suai District Days after Public Concerns of Dam Bursting

  CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Seismological Bureau has reported a 3.0 magnitude earthquake was detected in Chiang Rai province at 08.30 hrs. The epicenter was located in Mae Suai district 2 kilometers deep from the surface. This comes days after fears of the Mae Suai Reservoir Dam bursting, since a 6.3-magnitude quake hit the province […]

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Military Halts Construction of Huge Pagoda on a Chiang Rai Hilltop

Military Halts Construction of Huge Pagoda on a Chiang Rai Hilltop – File Photo CHIANG RAI – Maj-Gen Pornchai Duriyaphan, deputy director of the Chiang Rai Internal Security Operation Command, has reported that Soldiers, Chiang Rai Forestry Officials and Provincial Police teamed up to halt the construction of a huge pagoda on a Chiang Rai […]

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Authorities in Chiang Rai Try to Ease Fears of Mae Suai Reservoir Dam Bursting

Chiang Rai’s Mae Suai dam, a bird’s-eye view. in May 2014 (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)   CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Goernment and the Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) have joined together to try and ease public concern over the safety of the Mae Suai Reservoir in Chiang Rai province in the face of earthquake […]

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Finnish National Hangs himself in Chiang Mai

31-year-old Matti Kalvi Perlinen was found hanging from a window in the Top North Guest House on Moon Muang Road.   CHIANG MAI – Police have reported that Finnish National Matti Kalvi Perlinen has been found dead after committing suicide at an appartement complex in Chiang Mai. Finnish National Matti Kalvi Perlinen According to the City […]

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Army officers stopped and searched cars traveling in former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra’s Vehicles Searched by Army in Chiang Mai

Army officers stopped and searched cars traveling in former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s convoy in Chiang Mai on 10 Feb 2015. [Photo provided by Yingluck’s aide]  . CHIANG MAI – Soldiers from the Third Army set up a checkpoint and reportedly stopped the former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s  car convoy to be searched for security […]

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Bathrooms at The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)

Chiang Rai’s White Temple Refuses Chinese Tourists for Bad Toilet Manners

Bathrooms at The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)   CHIANG RAI – Staff at Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) the most popular temple in Phan Chiang Rai, refused the entrance of Chinese tourists for half a day on February 3rd due to their indecent toilet usage, according to the Weibo account called Thailand Headlines, reports […]

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Stolen Ban Chiang era artefacts |on display in Pathum Thani

An exhibition featuring over 200 Ban Chiang-period artefacts looted in the 1970s and sent to the US, will open to the public tomorrow at the Kanjanapisek National Museum in Pathum Thani. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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