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British National Damian Capper 43, Found Dead in Chiang Mai

Damian Capper, 43, was found dead in the parking lot behind a condominium in Chiang Mai CHIANG MAI –  Police in Chiang Mai City have reported that British National Damian Capper has reportedly fallen to his death from the eighth floor of a condominium in central Chiang Mai on Sunday. Damian Capper, 43, was found […]

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First institute for spa opens in Chiang Mai

The first Human Resources Development Institute in the northern region for the spa and massage industry is opened in the northern province of Chiang Mai in the hope to develop Thai therapists to meet the international standards. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Mark Carlson, chief of the consular section of the US Chiang Mai consulate, talks to about 30 expats at the Meridien Resort in Chiang Rai on Sept. 12, 2014

US Consular Chief Discusses Wide Range of Questions with Chiang Rai Expat Group

Mark Carlson, chief of the consular section of the US Chiang Mai consulate, talks to about 30 expats at the Meridien Resort in Chiang Rai on Sept. 12, 2014   CHIANG RAI – US consular chief Mark C. Carlson covered a variety of issues during his talk to Chiang Rai expats on Friday ranging from […]

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dozen of students are still remaining at hospital, while others have recovered

Hundreds of Chiang Rai Students Poisoned by Chicken Rice

Dozen of students are still remaining at hospital, while others have recovered   CHIANG RAI – More than a hundred hill tribe students at a primary school in Tambon Chiang Dao  of Chiang Dao district, Chiang Main were admitted to Chiang Rai hospital yesterday after students said they felt dizzy and vomited after taking  lunch. […]

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Srinuan “Aor” Saokhamnuan, who was born stateless in Thailand, holds up her new Thai identification card after authorities granted her citizenship

Chiang Rai Woman Fights for Stateless after Dodging Life in Brothels

Srinuan “Aor” Saokhamnuan, who was born stateless in Thailand, holds up her new Thai identification card after authorities granted her citizenship   CHIANG RAI – In the northern Thai village where Srinuan Saokhamnuan was born, stateless children like her faced two career choices – work in factories or sell sex at karaoke bars. Any person […]

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The Jinghong dam will need to release a huge volume of water downstream from Sept. 5-30 due to heavy rain upstream

Chiang Rai on Alert as China Releases Deluge of Water from Mekong Dam

The Jinghong dam will need to release a huge volume of water downstream from Sept. 5-30 due to heavy rain upstream   YUNNAN – Huge volumes of water being discharged from a hydro-power dam on the Mekong River in southern China’s Yunnan province have placed the country’s downstream neighbors on high alert amid concerns over […]

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Makoo Techasopon, general manager of The Legend Resort and Spa, says it stands out among the top properties in Chiang Rai serving foreign tourists.

Chiang Rai Offers a Variety of Attractions Year Round

The Legend Chiang Rai Resort & Spa lies along the Mae Kok River     CHIANG RAI – In the Northern region, Chiang Rai is famous for trekking and adventure tours as well as being a gateway into neighbouring countries. The Legend Resort and Spa there welcomes numerous Western visitors all year around. General manager […]

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They have since identified Mitsutoki Shigeta as the father of those babies – and seven others

Chiang Rai Officials Keep Japanese Millionare Mitsutoki Shigeta’s Latest Baby

The baby was born prematurely and remained in an incubator at Kasemrad Sriburin General Hospital on Wednesday CHIANG RAI – Preeda Kunama, a Chiang Rai official of the Social Development and Human Security Ministry, has taken into custody the latest baby allegedly born to Japanese national Mitsutoki Shigeta through surrogacy in an effort to prevent […]

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Makoo Techasopon

Chiang Rai offers variety of attractions year around, resort operator says

In the Northern region, Chiang Rai is famous for trekking and adventure tours as well as being a gateway into neighbouring countries. The Legend Resort and Spa there welcomes numerous Western visitors all year around. The Nation General manager Makoo Techasopon said the hotel was running an average year-around occupancy rate of 50 per cent. […]

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The Province of Chiang Rai has been hit again by landslides and flash floods

Heavy Rains to Continue for Chiang Rai

The Province of Chiang Rai has been hit again by landslides and flash floods   CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Meteorological Department has foretasted that  Thailand’s north and northeast regions will expect torrential rains at the weekend that could widen flood disaster in areas already submerged by flood water. Scattered rainstorms covering 40-70 percent of the […]

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The Director of the Chiang Rai branch of the Marine Office said it has been raining heavily recently in China, which caused the water level in the Jinghong Dam to rise.

Chiang Rai’s Marine Office Warns Mekong Residents of Rising Water

Marine Officer on the Mekong River in Chiang Rai Province   CHIANG RAI – The Marine Office Chiang Rai Branch warns people in the Chiang Saen District to monitor the rising water level in the Mekong River due to the drainage of dams in China. The Director of the Chiang Rai branch of the Marine […]

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Mae Sai border crossing in Chiang Rai is closed due to deep floods - Photo @Arisaralive

Heavy Rains Cause Major Flooding in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai and Mae Chan Districts

Mae Sai border crossing in Chiang Rai is closed due to deep floods – Photo @Arisaralive Twitter   CHIANG RAI – Disaster prevention and mitigation officers warned residents in flood-prone areas to brace for overflowing rivers, heavy rains have caused flooding in Chiang Rai especially in Mae Sai and Mae Chan districts. On Phahonyothin road […]

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Cheng Doi Mayor Chalerm Sarnpang was present to oversee the final rehearsal of the 256 graduates, the first group of graduates for the school, who will receive their certificates on Monday.

256 Senior Citizens Graduate College in Chiang Rai

Cheng Doi Mayor Chalerm Sarnpang was present to oversee the final rehearsal of the 256 graduates, the first group of graduates for the school, who will receive their certificates on Monday. . CHIANG RAI – The Cheng Doi Municipality Office in Doi Saket district in Chiang Rai Province officially launched its first graduating class of […]

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The suspect, Hsieh Yuan-hsin, was present at a news conference held by Thailand

Chiang Rai Police Nab Suspect in Kidnapping, Murder of Taiwanese Millionaire

Hsieh Yuan-hsin, a chauffeur, fled to Thailand with a passport issued in his cousin’s name  – – CHIANG RAI- The chauffeur of a Taiwanese illegal gambling kingpin has been arrested in Chiang Rai Thailand for the kidnap and murder, Taiwan businessman Shih Chia-chin. In a case that has gripped Taiwan, wealthy businessman Shih Chia-chin – […]

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Parts of Phahonyothin road between Mueang and Mae Chan districts has been heavily submerged by high and strong floods

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Central Chiang Rai Province

Parts of Phahonyothin road between Mueang and Mae Chan districts has been heavily submerged by high and strong floods – – CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Meteorological Department has issued rain warnings to residents in the northern, northeastern and eastern regions from Thursday through Saturday as many provinces are still confront severe floods. The Central district […]

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