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Philippine Ambassador Visits Chiang Rai Governor at City Hall

- – CHIANG RAI – H.E. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Ambassador and Philippine Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, paid a courtesy call to Chiang Rai Governor Phongsak Wangsamer at Chiang Rai City Hall. The ambassador praised how Chiang Rai has beautiful line of tress and landscapes with flowers along the main roads. During her visit the Governor the […]

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Peter Brierley speaks to Expat Cub members about house building in Thailand Oct. 11, 2014.

Chiang Rai Expats Club October Meeting Updates

From left, representing the expats: Jantima and Jim Vierling, Tony MacGregor. Representing Mae Fah Luang University: Dr. Romyen Kosaikanont, Kuhn Nuya Leewanich and Kuhn Thanya Thamjai . – – CHIANG RAI – Mae Fah Luang University has offered free tickets to members of the Chiang Rai Expat Club to a classical guitar concert by Hucky […]

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Canadian Firefighter Cycles the Globe for Cancer, Chiang Mai to Singapore Starting November 18 2014

Rudy will be cycling across Thailand from Chiang Mai to Singapore starting November 18 2014  – – Rudy Pospisil a Fire Department Captain and cancer survivor from Vancouver Canada has been cycling around the globe for cancer research, he has covered half of the Earth so far. Rudy Pospisil Rudy will be cycling across Thailand […]

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TAT works to bring tourists to Chiang Rai

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and operators in Chiang Rai are offering seasonal packages to lure visitors during the coming cool season. Arrivals to the province have plunged since the May earthquake. The Nation Sujitra Jongchansitto, director of TAT for the northern region, said the authority was holding a travel fair in Bangkok at Terminal […]

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The four scientists at Mae Ai police station. Photo: Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park.

European Scientists Arrested in Chiang Mai for Collecting Insects

The four scientists at Mae Ai police station. Photo: Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. – – CHIANG MAI -Four European Scientist have been arrested in Chiang Mai for collecting insects in a National Park without the correct permits, despite having received permission from military officials. Chiang Mai police identified the four suspects as German […]

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Tigerair Taiwan to launch flights to Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Tigerair Taiwan to launch flights to Bangkok, Chiang Mai Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Friday it will launch routes to Bangkok and Chiang Mai mid- November. The airline, which saw its maiden flight to … Full News here – Read more […]

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 farmers from Mae Lao district of Chiang Rai province rallied in front of the governor

Rice Farmers Protest in Mae Lao district of Chiang Rai, Demanding Payment for Rice

Farmers from Mae Lao district of Chiang Rai province rallied in front of the governor’s office today to demand payment for their rice sold under the rice-pledging scheme – – CHIANG RAI – Despite Martial Law about 100 farmers from Mae Lao district of Chiang Rai province rallied in front of the governor’s office today […]

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The quake’s center was at Mae Fa Luang in Chiang Ra

3.5 Tremor Hits Mae Fa Luang in Chiang Rai

People in the district, Mae Chan and Mae Sai felt the tremors. – – CHIANG RAI – The Office of Seismology of the Meteorological Department reported that the 3.5 magnitude earthquake took place at Latitude 20.18 degrees north and Longitude 99.57 degrees east with its epicenter five kilometers underground. The quake’s center was at Mae […]

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Initiative focuses on problem-solving and study via the internet with modern tools

Samsung Smart Learning Centre Opens New Worlds for Chiang Rai Students

Initiative focuses on problem-solving and study via the internet with modern tools   CHIANG RAI – Students at a Chiang Rai-based school have held weekly meetings on how to improve a main product in their hometown – ‘fermented fish’ – as a part of their study project. Their participation in this project will not give […]

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‘Smart’ learning centres open up new worlds for Chiang Rai students

Initiative focuses on problem-solving and study via the internet with modern tools Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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3.5-magnitude earthquake happens in Chiang Rai

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake happened in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fah Luang district at 4:39 am Sunday, the Meteorological Department reported. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Chairman of the Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce Boontham Thipprasong (Left)

Chiang Rai Tours Opperators Say Martial Law Not Effecting Tourism

Mr Boontham Thipprasong (Left), president of Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce, said martial law had impacts on tourism during the initial period but the impacts have eased. – – CHIANG RAI – Tourism operators in Northern Thailand believe that the martial law will not affect tourism industry in the upcoming high tourism season. The president […]

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bangkok made a donation of 500,000 baht to the Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij foundation. The donation was handed over to Count Gerald van der Straten Ponthoz, chairman of the foundation and Damrongphand Snitwong Na Ayuthaya, board member of the foundation, by Rolls-Royce Sales Director Yothin Kulkaew. The donation will be used by the foundation to help a project of the Thai Border Police to build a school in a remote mountain area of the Chiangrai province. The school will be built in the village of Fah Thai Ngan, but will cater to the needs of a total of 4 villages and over 200 children. Superintendent Noppakhun Bumrungphong represented the Thai Border Police on this occasion. The Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij foundation is a foundation named after an ancestor of Count Gerald

Rolls Royce Bangkok Donates Funds to Build School in the Mountains of Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bangkok made a donation of 500,000 baht to the Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij foundation. The donation was handed over to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bangkok made a donation of 500,000 baht to the Chao Phya Abhai Raja Siammanukulkij foundation. Rolls-Royce Sales Director Yothin Kulkaew and Count Gerald van der […]

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Punspace coworking space in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Immigration Officials Raid Punspace in Chiang Mai 11 Foreigners Detained

A misunderstanding by immigration officials serves as a reminder of the potential headaches of working remotely from a foreign country   CHIANG MAI – Immigration officials detained 11 foreigners at a co-working space in Chiang Mai Wednesday morning, acting on a tip-off about illegal workers. Flanked by six uniformed soldiers, the officials arrived unannounced at […]

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New luxury boutique hotel unveiled in Chiang Mai

Thai hotel group AHMS has offered the first glimpse of its new luxury boutique property in Chiang Mai. Travel Daily Media The akyra Manor Chiang Mai, which is due to open in Q1 2015, is located on the trendy Nimmanhaemin Soi 9, and has been created in partnership with local design company Manor Studio. The […]

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