Donations Pour in to Save Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand »

07:35 pm | – LAMPANG – What is believed to be the world’s first elephant hospital has been saved from closure after more than 20 million baht in donations streemed in from elephant lovers all over…

Mar 18 2017 / Read More »

Conservationists Oppose Plan to Dredge Mekong River in Chiang Rai »

08:03 pm | –   BANGKOK –  Conservationists in Thailand are worried that dredging the Mekong River would destroy ecosystems supporting numerous fish and bird species in the 180km stretch that flows past the northern province…

Mar 9 2017 / Read More »

Striking a Balance Between Conservation and Development of the Lower Mekong »

06:56 pm | . . CHIANG RAI – The Lower Mekong has been a hotspot for mega-projects and developments initiated by the governments of Mekong River Basin countries and big private investors. Depending on who you…

Feb 16 2017 / Read More »
Regional News

From Miss Thailand Universe to AirAsia Pilot, Meet Captain Chananporn Rosja »

08:30 pm | – BANGKOK – There are 10 women captains flying AirAsia’s fleet in Thailand, and Captain Chananporn Rosja must be…

Mar 25 2017 / Read More »

Songkran Water Festival Cancelled for Koh San Road in Bangkok »

07:59 pm |   – BANGKOK – Khao San road will have no Songkran water celebration activities this year as the country…

Mar 25 2017 / Read More »

Thailand’s Anti-Corruption Commission to Sieze Assests of Former Governor of the Tourism Authority »

08:03 pm |   – BANGKOK – Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is set to seize overseas assets worth an estimated Bt65…

Mar 24 2017 / Read More »

Thailand Studies 50-year Leasehold Contract for Foreigners »

06:44 pm |   – BANGKOK –  Thailand Finance Minister has reported that it’s is studying a law that would allow foreigners…

Mar 24 2017 / Read More »

Thai Man Sentenced to 21 Year for 8 Year-Old Daughter Death after he Drugging and Raped Her »

10:13 pm | – TRANG – A 33 year-old Thai man who drugged and raped his 8-year-old daughter, causing her death, has…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Tourism News

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Thailand’s Health Ministry Promotes Fruits and Vegetables to Stave off Dehydration from Heat »

06:08 pm | – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health is promoting the consumption of fruits and vegetables to help in coping with high temperatures during hot season in Thailand. Permanent Secretary for Public Health Dr. Sophon Mekthon explained that the high heat during this period may cause fatigue, which can be counteracted by the consumption of nutritious food…

Mar 20 2017 / Read More »

Thai Boxer Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Wins World Championship on American Soil »

07:58 pm | – NEW YORK – Thai flyweight boxer Srisaket Sor Rungvisai wrote his name into the Kingdom’s boxing history as the Si Sa Ket native became the second Thai to win the world championship on American soil following his majority decision victory over Nicaragua’s Roman Gonzalez to reclaim the World Boxing Council super flyweight title on…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »

Uber Thailand Launches “UberEATS” Restaurant Food Delivery Service in Bangkok »

07:21 pm | . . BANGKOK – Uber Thailand has partnered with the Business Development Department to promote Thai restaurants via its application UberEATS, which the company say will create opportunities for Thai restaurants to serve consumers using food-delivery technology. Allen Penn, regional general manager for Asia-Pacific of UberEats, said if you want to get the food you…

Feb 10 2017 / Read More »

Born in the Year of the Rooster? Learn What the Thai Zodiac Says about you »

08:52 pm | . Here’s what the Thai zodiac Calendar says about you . According to the Chinese luni-solar calendar, the Year of the Rooster (or Chicken) begins on the January 28, 2017. It falls on the day of the new moon halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. A variety of calendrical systems have traditionally…

Jan 29 2017 / Read More »

Thailand’s Mathayom 6 (Grade 12) Students Fail Four out Five Subjects in National Test »

08:11 pm | – BANGKOK – The results of nationwide Ordinary National Educational Test (O-Net tests) were released Monday for Mathayom 6 (Grade 12) students which showed students failed four out of five subjects on average. Thailand’s National Institute of Educational Testing Service (Niets) said overall, average scores for over 380,000 Mathayom 6 students tested nationwide this year…

Mar 21 2017 / Read More »

Tourist in the News

Pattaya Police Sweep Nets 14 Foreign Criminals, Including Alleged Russian Mafia Boss »

07:39 pm |     PATTAYA – Police Lt. Col. Raleuk Intawatsami has reported the arrest of a major Russian mafia figure who’s wanted in Russia and 13 other foreigners connected to his…

Mar 24 2017 / Read More »

Dutch National and 2 Thai Killed in Four Vehicle Crash in Kanchanaburi, Province »

09:43 pm | – KANCHANABURI – Three people were killed, including a Dutch National, while six others were injured, in a crash involving four vehicles in Tha Maka district on Thursday morning. The…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Australian Thomas Keating Gets Suspended Sentence for Fatal Jet-ski Crash in Phuket »

09:32 pm | – PHUKET – Thomas Keating an Australian man charged over the accidental death of his girlfriend in a jetski crash in Thailand, has been spared jail. At Phuket Provincial Court,…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Australian and Dutchman Arrested on Extortion Charges in Chiang Mai »

08:46 pm |   – CHIANG MAI – An Australian Biker and Dutchman have been arrested in Chiang Mai on charges of extortion and threatening…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Irishman Caught Lying to Thai Police that he was Robbed by Van Driver »

10:03 pm | – CHON BURI – Police on Thursday say that an Irish national who claimed that a local Bangkok van driver assaulted him…

Mar 17 2017 / Read More »

Briton Falls to his Death in Udon Thani after Trying to Pee off Balcony »

08:34 pm |   – UDON THANI – A 54 year-old Briton has died after falling to his death from a hotel in Udon Thani…

Mar 16 2017 / Read More »

Korean Man Shoots Himself in the Face at Phuket Gun Range »

10:20 pm | – PHUKET – A Korean tourist was seriously injured after he shot himself in the face at Patong Hill Shooting Range Monday…

Mar 14 2017 / Read More »

Naked Foreign Woman Chased by Police in Bangkok »

09:59 pm | – BANGKOK – A unnamed foreign woman led police on an extended chase Tuesday afternoon in Bangkok after they spotted her walking…

Mar 14 2017 / Read More »

German Arrested at Thai Border Check Point on Warrant for Copyrights Violation »

09:27 pm | – SA KEAOW – A German man wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court was…

Mar 13 2017 / Read More »

Gemany’s Angela Merkel Backs Netherlands in ‘Nazi’ Row with Turkey »

07:36 pm | –   BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the Netherlands has her “full support and solidarity” after Turkey’s president used Nazi…

Mar 13 2017 / Read More »

Mother of Missing Russian Woman on Koh Tao Hopes Search will Continue Until her Daughters Found »

09:39 pm | – KOH TAO – The mother of a missing Russian tourist,  Valentina Novozhyonova is still pinning her hopes on the authorities continuing…

Mar 12 2017 / Read More »

Chiangrai News

Bomb Scare Delays Thai Smiles Flight to Chiang Rai »

05:04 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Airports of Thailand (AOT) Sirote Duangratana the General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport disclosed to the media that…

Mar 20 2017 / Read More »

Thai Street Food App to be Launched for Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai »

08:58 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with Thailand Foundation, has prepared to launch a new mobile application…

Mar 17 2017 / Read More »

60 Year-Old Japanese Expat Dies of Heart Attack in Mae Sai »

09:16 pm |   – CHIANG RAI – Pol Lt Col Wirapon Saranjai, an investigator at Mae Sai Provincial Police Station has reported that 60-year-old Japanese…

Mar 16 2017 / Read More »

Chiang Rai’s Worlds Tallest Flag Pole Project Ends after Business Man Charged with Fraud »

10:37 pm | – Police charged Trin with fraud and obtained an arrest warrant for him on Thursday–CHIANG RAI – It seems Chiang Rai won’t…

Mar 13 2017 / Read More »

Thai Authorities Say Northern Haze No Longer Harmful to People’s Health »

07:57 pm | – CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported Monday that the haze situation in Northern Thailand is…

Mar 13 2017 / Read More »

US Deploys US Marines and Army Rangers into Raqqa City in Syria »

08:41 pm | – BEIRUT – The US-led coalition against Islamic State said on Thursday additional US forces had been deployed to Syria to accelerate…

Mar 10 2017 / Read More »

Brush Fires Consume Over 7000 Rai in Northern Thailand »

08:23 pm | –   CHIANG RAI – Mr Atthapol Charoenchansa, Director of Forest Protection and Fire Control Office has reported that a total of…

Mar 9 2017 / Read More »

Transport Ministry Approves Increase of Taxi Fares for Chiang Rai »

09:05 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Transport Ministry has given the greenlight for an increase of taxi fares in upcountry effective the following…

Mar 8 2017 / Read More »

Chiang Rai Meter Taxis told to Improve Services for Fare Raise »

08:57 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Office of Land Transport has organized a meeting to inform local taxi drivers of the new requirements for those wishing to raise fares. The…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

14 Year-Old Boy Charged for ‘Joking’ he had Bomb” While Boarding Flight to Chiang Rai »

09:07 pm |   – CHIANG RAI – A 14 year-old Chiang Rai boy whose name was withheld because he is a minor, has been charged by Royal Thai Police for “joking” that…

Mar 22 2017 / Read More »

One Million Methamphetamine Pills Seized from Truck Traveling from Chiang Rai »

05:48 pm | – LAMPANG – Thai Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) police have detained 30 year-old Sakda Srisod, on Monday after finding 1 million meth pills in a Hino transport truck he was…

Mar 20 2017 / Read More »

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