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340,000 methamphetamine pills, 3kg of crystal meth, 2kg of raw opium - Photo Thai PBS

Huge Drug Haul in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fa Luang District

340,000 methamphetamine pills, 3kg of crystal meth, 2kg of raw opium – Photo Thai PBS – CHIANG RAI- Police and military officials Tuesday unearthed a stash of methamphetamine’s, opium, and guns buried near the Myanmar border in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fa Luang district. Soldiers form the 1st Cavalry Company and the 327th Border Patrol Police […]

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Chiang Rai and Other Gateway Provinces See Jump in Land Prices ahead of AEC

Chiang Rai, Udon Thani among those reaping benefits of plans to link Thailand with neighbours   CHIANG RAI  – Land prices for residential development in key gateway provinces to neighboring Asean countries have risen by between 20 per cent and 50 per cent, even though the Kingdom’s Bt2.4-trillion mega-infrastructure projects will not get under way […]

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3.2 Earthquake Jolts Mae Suai Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI – According to the Meteorological Department’s Seismological Bureau a 3.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Mae Suai district of Chiang Rai, no damages or casualties have been reported. Somsak Khaosuwan, director of the centre, said aftershocks were continuing in Chiang Rai after Thailand’s biggest earthquake in the province on May 5. He said it was […]

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protesters gathered at the fast food restaurant, wore masks with ‘X’ and showed anti-coup placards. About 30 minutes, later the military and police officers were deployed to the McDonald’s, forcing the protesters to stop the activity.

Chiang Rai Military Court Sentences Anti-Coup Protester

Protesters gathered at the fast food restaurant, wore masks with ‘X’ and showed anti-coup placards. About 30 minutes, later the military and police officers were deployed to the McDonald’s, forcing the protesters to stop the activity. CHIANG RAI – A military court in Chiang Rai Province on Thursday sentenced an anti-coup protester, Sarawut Kulmaturapot to three […]

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Supalai’s Chiang Mai house project

Supalai Plc introduces its latest single detached house project, Supalai Garden Ville Chiang Mai, with individual prices starting at Bt3 million. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Chiang Rai United Defeated 3-1 by Army United

  Chiangrai United’s winless league run stretched to five matches as they were defeated 3-1 by Army United. At Army Stadium, Army beat Chiang Rai United 3-1, a own goal by Renan Marques gave the hosts the lead but Army’s Seegate Mardputae sent the ball into his own net for 1-1 at half-time. In the […]

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Chinese Tourist Arrested at Chiang Mai Airport for Stealing Spanish Tourist Cell Phone

The suspect was identified as Chiew Ming (name transcribed from Thai text), a 32-year-old tourist from Szechuan, China.   CHIANG MAI – Police have arrested a Chinese tourist who allegedly stole a cellphone from another traveler at Chiang Mai International Airport. According to Pol.Col. Poonsap Ruamsuk, an officer at Phu Ping Police Station, a 39-year-old […]

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Authorities inspected flooded area at Sam Ngao District, Tak Province

Floods in Mae Sai Chiang Rai and Tak Province

Flash floods have created havoc at the main border market in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai as the Mekong River surged close to crisis levels in Nong Khai   CHIANG RAI – Mae Sai district has been inundated after an entire day of continuous heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, a landslide warning has been issued in […]

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Authorities inspected flooded area at Sam Ngao District, Tak Province

Floods in Mae Sai Chiang Rai and Tak Province

Flash floods have created havoc at the main border market in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai as the Mekong River surged close to crisis levels in Nong Khai   CHIANG RAI – Mae Sai district has been inundated after an entire day of continuous heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, a landslide warning has been issued in […]

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3.6 Magnitude Quake Shakes Mae Lao Chiang Rai

Earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district – CHIANG RAI – The Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department has reported an earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district shortly before 3pm Monday, causing no damage. The epicenter of the quake was […]

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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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