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Rooftop of a guesthouse in central Chiang Mai

American James Christian Falls to His Death in Chiang Mai

The victim was identified as James Christian, 54, by a source from the Ruamjai Rescue Foundation, which attended the scene.- Photo Thai Rath   CHIANG MAI – City News in Chiang Mai has reported that James Christian an American tourist died after falling from the rooftop of a guesthouse in central Chiang Mai yesterday. Rooftop […]

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Handicrafts of Chiang Rai’s Hill Tribes: Explore the Royal Projects of Doi Tung

Multi-generational workers Doi Tung Royal Project Chiang Rai Thailand – CHIANG RAI – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Doi Tung Development Project are inviting Thai and foreign tourists visiting Chiang Rai to drop by at Doi Tung and learn about the fascinating lifestyles of the people who live and work in some […]

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Chiang Mai keen run education in the North

Despite the buzzing tourist vibe at the Mae Taeng Elephant Camp in a scenic valley an hour north of Chiang Mai, 13-year-old Hmong boy Somchai Sirijanurak keeps his cool and his hands steady while carving a watermelon into beautiful patterns. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Escape the chaos of Bangkok in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Escape the chaos of Bangkok in Chiang Mai, Thailand I WAS in Bangkok and less than enamoured. The night-life is chaotic, as are the crowded streets, the tourist-laden temples and the city itself, so overflowing with skyscrapers and malls and concrete that it seems about to burst. It was an impression … Full News here […]

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Cracks Found in Chiang Rai Dam, Villagers Fearful of Safety

Chiang Rai’s Mae Suai dam, a bird’s-eye view. in May 2014 (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)   CHIANG RAI – Citizens of 17 villages in Mae Suai sub-district of Mae Suai district in Chiang Rai province are in fear after cracks appeared in a local mid-sized dam and aftershocks continue after the big earthquake in the […]

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Chiang Rai Can Expect Heavy Rainfall over the Next Few Days

  CHIANG RAI – Thailand will experience more rainfall over the next few days; people in low lying areas and others in sloping areas should be careful about the conditions and monitor announcements closely, said Thai Meteorological Department. In the next few days, Thailand, especially the northern part, northeastern part, and Mekong River bank are […]

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Road Destroyed by May 16th Earthquake in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai to Set up a Disaster Administration Network

Road Destroyed by May 16th Earthquake in Chiang Rai   CHIANG RAI – People in 16 sub-districts in Chiang Rai Province who suffered through the recent earthquake are setting up a disaster administration network in order to solve the problems in a sustainable way in the future. Authorities and the general public have held brainstorming […]

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Bangkok Airways will contribute to the reconstruction of school buildings affected by the Chiang Rai earthquake, by providing air transportation to architects and staff involved in the rebuilding process - See more at: http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/bangkok-airways-to-support-reconstruction-program-in-chiang-rai-39571#sthash.Dis5LYDY.dpuf

Further Quakes in Chiang Rai Cause More Damage

  CHIANG RAI – More Homes were damaged in three recent earthquake aftershocks in Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai, including the latest one with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale on July 16th. Local officials found cracks at many houses in Ban San Kan Haew village of Mae Lao district. The 4.3 […]

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Police show truck driver Jan Saengbangsai, 32 (handcuffed), with a large amount of heroin and "ice" in Phitsanulok on Friday. (Photo by Chinnawat Singha)

Truck Driver Busted with B300m in Drugs from Chiang Rai

Police show truck driver Jan Saengbangsai, 32 (handcuffed), with a large amount of heroin and “ice” in Phitsanulok on Friday. (Photo by Chinnawat Singha)   BANGKOK – Pol Lt Gen Worasak Nopsitthiporn, commissioner of the Provincial Police Region 6, told a press conference on Friday that Jan Saengbangsai, the 32-year-old driver, was arrested at a […]

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Born from a Thai mother and a white American father, Nicole Sangsuree was a singer, songwriter, educator and actress.

American Singer Nicole Saengsuree Killed by Speeding Car in Chiang Mai Thailand

Born from a Thai mother and a white American father, Nicole Sangsuree was a singer, songwriter, educator and actress. – - CHIANG MAI -  Ms Nicole Saengsuree a 34-year-old American citizen was killed in Chiang Mai shortly after midnight Friday, she was hit by a speeding car as she tried to cross a highway with […]

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A Thai Buddhist monk looks at a damaged Buddha statue caused by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake at Wat Udom Waree temple in Phan district, Chiang Rai province

Officials Say Earthquake Aftershocks to Continue in Chiang Rai

A Thai Buddhist monk looks at a damaged Buddha statue caused by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake at Wat Udom Waree temple in Phan district, Chiang Rai province – CHIANG RAI – The National Disaster Warning Centre said on Wednesday that Chiang Rai province could expect continuing aftershocks over the next few months following Thailand’s biggest […]

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Tourist’s body found in Chiang Mai lake

The body of a South Korean tourist was found in a large man-made lake in Chiang Mai’s Hang Dong district yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Heavy raining over the past three days has triggered a landslide that threw dirt onto the Mae Chan-Doi Mae Salong Rd

Heavy Rain Causing Flash Foods in Chiang Rai

Heavy raining over the past three days has triggered landslides   CHIANG RAI -The Province of Chiang Rai has been hit again by landslides and flash floods following three days of abundant raining. Heavy raining over the past three days has triggered a landslide that threw dirt onto the Mae Chan-Doi Mae Salong Rd., effectively […]

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About 100 students of the school for hilltribe children in Therd Thai sub-district near the Myanmar border were sent to Mae Fah Luang, Maechan and Chiang Rai Prachanukroh hospitals from Thursday to Saturday

One Chiang Rai Student has Died and 37 Remain in Hospital After Eating Tainted Cafeteria Food

About 100 students of the school for hilltribe children in Therd Thai sub-district near the Myanmar border were sent to Mae Fah Luang, Maechan and Chiang Rai Prachanukroh hospitals from Thursday to Saturday – File Photo CHIANG RAI – One child has died and 37 remain in hospital following a diarrhoea outbreak at Samukkee Pattana […]

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Chiang Rai resort sets the bar for green standards

Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort has become the first hotel in Thailand within the Starwood Group to fully replace all its lighting with energy efficient LEDs. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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