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100th Day of Chiang Rai’s Thawan Duchanee Death Marked by Religious Ceremony

CHIANG RAI – A Religious ceremony to observe the 100th day anniversary of the death of national artist Thawan Duchanee has taken place at Tawan’s residence and museum in Chiang Rai. Hundreds of people joined by artists, arts students from 18 districts throughout Chiang Rai, local people and Buddhist monks. Presiding over the rites was […]

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Some 13,000 hill tribe people in Chiang Rai need blankets, winter jackets

The Mae Fah Lung district office has issued an urgent plea for blankets and winter jackets for some 13,000 poor hill tribe people living on mountaintops in Tambon Mae Salong Nok in Chiang Rai. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Chiang Rai Hill Tribe Communites Receive Blankets as Temperatures Drop

  CHIANG RAI – Blankets and warm clothes have been distributed to ethnic communities in Northern Thailand as the temperature continues to decrease. Around 13,000 ethnic people living in the mountainous areas of Chiang Rai province have been suffering from the sub-zero temperature lately. Cold weather and poor living conditions make life difficult for residents […]

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Ban Wiang Ka Long Being Promoted as a New Tourist Attraction in Chiang Rai

Wat Wiang Ka Long  .  . CHIANG RAI – The Village of Ban Wiang Ka Long, one of the OTOP Village Champions (OVC) in Wiang Ka Long District, Chiang Rai, is being promoted as a new tourist attraction. handicraft making such as bamboo baskets The province today opened the village to members of the press, […]

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Chiang Mai tops for Thais

Chiang Mai continues to top Thailand’s destination search list for the forthcoming festive season, according to Hotels.com Thailand website. Bangkok Post Tokyo, Hua Hin and Bangkok remain in the top five of Hotels.com’s Christmas and New Year destination search results in Thailand, broadly similar to the previous year’s outcome. Searches by point-of-sale for check-in between […]

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Novices in Chiang Mai hit by suspected food bug

About 50 novices from Non Khon Muang Temple who recently participated in an |ordination ceremony in honour of His Majesty the King were sent to hospitals yesterday for suspected food poisoning. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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he interior of Baan Dam (Black House) built by Thawan Duchanee shows off his dark and wild side.

Inspired in Chiang Rai- Baan Dam, the Black House

Baan Dam is a prime Chiang Rai attraction featuring a large works of art created the late National Artist Thawan Duchanee.   CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Northernmost province captures the spirit of larger-than-life Thais who left their imprint on the land The provocative take on time-transcending Buddhist values that is the signature style of National […]

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Chiang Mai to Bangkok: Cycling The Globe

Chiang Mai to Bangkok: Cycling The Globe We have cycled almost 800 km from Chiang Mai and are now at the outskirts of Bangkok. Tomorrow almost 50 cyclists will join us for a 90 km cycle into Bangkok for the Red Cross Charity. It should be quite a spectacular event escorted by Red Cross vans … […]

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187 People in Chiang Rai Enter Monkhood in Honor King’s Birthday

Thai give blessings for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday CHIANG RAI – People across Chiang Rai and the country have begun holding activities to celebrate His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday on Friday, December 5. 187 military, police officers, as well as vocational students and residents in Chiang Rai have opted to join the […]

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Mr. Wanchai Chongsuthanamanee (second from left),

Chiang Rai Plans Events With Mekong Sub-Region to Attract Tourists

Mr. Wanchai Chongsuthanamanee (second from left) Mayor of Chiang Rai at Sri Ayudhaya General Insurance PCL Chiang Rai sub-branch opening.   CHIANG RAI – Mayor Wanchai Chongsuthana-manee of Chiang Rai city has reported that Chiang Rai will hold three events highlighting cultural activities and its natural beauty, to attract more visitors during this cold season. […]

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Authorities searched their pickup truck and discovering more than 500,000 tablets of methamphetamine hidden under the box of the vehicle

Hilltribe Brothers Arrested in Chiang Mai with 500,000 Meth Pills

Authorities searched their pickup truck and discovering more than 500,000 tablets of methamphetamine hidden under the box of the vehicle   CHIANG MAI – The Pha Muang Task Force and Police in the northern Chiang Mai  have arrested two brothers after discovering hundreds of thousands of methamphetamine pills hidden in their vehicle. Commander of the […]

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Artist Joseph Zirker celebrates 90th birthday at Palo Alto Art Center

Art Exhibition “Timeless Harmony” at ArtBridge Chiang Rai

Lisa Moses is a Thailand-based American artist who specializes in the cast acrylic print technique invented by her father, Joseph Zirker   CHIANG RAI – A Father and Daughter Art Exhibition “Timeless Harmony” is being held at ArtBrige November 29, 2014 – January 15, 2015. This extraordinary exhibition presents the work of Joseph Zirker, a […]

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4.4-magnitude quake in Myanmar felt in Chiang Rai

A 4.4-magnitude quake happened in Myamanr at 6:49 pm Sunday. Its epicenter was about 14 kilometres northwest of Chiang Rai and was about seven kilometers deep, officials said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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German tourist arrested for allegedly stealing Bt280 from Chiang Mai temple

A German tourist was arrested Friday morning for allegedly stealing donation money of Bt280 from the Phan Tao Temple in Chaing Mai’s Muang district. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Military Detains Activists in Chiang Mai at Checkpoint in Chiang Dao District

Siripon Chaipetch and Jindarat Permlarpwirun   CHIANG MAI – Police in Chiang Mai were order by the Thai Army to find and arrested 2 women activist on Thursday night after they took and shared a photo of themselves holding a sheet of paper reading “No Martial Law” and “No NCPO.” The military said free expression […]

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