U.S. Moral Tutelage, Meddling in Thai affairs »


09:28 pm |     WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has condemned Thailand for its failure to live up to standards we set for the treatment of migrant workers. Annually, the State Department monitors and…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

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

09:00 pm |   CHIANG MAI – The Pha Muang Task Force and Police in the northern Chiang Mai  have arrested two…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »

Military Junta Blocks Thailand page of the Human Rights Watch »

The government has blocked access to the page inside the country.

08:46 pm |   BANGKOK – Thailand’s Military led government has blocked the Thailand page of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) website…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »

Thailand’s Military Junta Now Say’s Elections Could be Delayed Until 2016 »

Five Thai students detained for 'Hunger Games' salute

08:01 pm |   BANGKOK – Foreign Governments and the Thai People expecting a general election in 2015 are going to have…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »

1,762 Thai Elf’s Decend on Bangkok to Guinness World Record »

Students gather to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves outside a shopping mall in Bangkok

09:56 pm |     BANGKOK – Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren on Tuesday clustered into the shape of the word “Siam”, the…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »


Tourism News

  • Chiang Rai is famous for its beautiful lilies that have begun to blossom at the arrival of winter

    Chiang Rai Guides and Merchants Ready for Winter Tourism

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  • Temperatures atop Phu Chi Fah have dropped to as low as 10 degrees Celsius, - See more at: http://thainews.prd.go.th/centerweb/newsen/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNECO5711140010010#sthash.eQSi4nJI.dpuf

    Authorities in Chiang Rai Ready for Influx of Tourists to Phu Chi Fah

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  • Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park in Chiang Rai

    Candlelight Museum at Mae Fah Luang Park in Chiang Rai Opens December, 2014, to 31 January, 2015.

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  • More tourist police will also facilitate and ensure safety for tourists, while zoning laws will be improved to enhance sustainability at tourist destinations.

    Thai Tourism Minister Assures Tourist Safety at World Travel Mart in London

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  • PETA hopes the incident will educate more tourists about the plight of tigers.

    Phuket’s Tiger Kingdom Re-Opens Despite Mauling Australian Tourist

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  • Expats in Thailand and Vietnam point out how cost-effective it is to live in these destinations

    Thailand Rank 7th Best in HSBC Global Expat Survey

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  • Tourists come to Chiang Rai Mountains in High Season

    Tourism Authority of Thailand Works to Bring More Tourism to Chiang Rai

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  • The World Travel and Tourism Council data shows the tourism sector is worth $75 billion a year and in 2013 accounted for more than 20 percent of Thailand's national output.

    Thailand’s Troubled Tourism Industry Struggles to Recover

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  • Thai Lion Air (TLA) will start a daily flight to Chiang Rai

    Thai Lion Air (TLA) to Begin Service To Chiang Rai

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  • Cartoon Network Amazone water park has opened its doors on 3 October, 2014.

    Thailand’s First Water Theme Park Opens in Pattaya

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    Chiang Rai Welcomes High Season as Cold Weather Approaches

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  • The Legend released details of its Loy Krathong Festival, Wednesday, hoping to snap up early bird bookings for the 6 November evening festival.

    Legend Resort Kicks off Loy Krathong Celebration Promotions

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  • Overcharging foreign tourists by as much as 200%

    Is Dual-Pricing in Thailand Scaring Tourists Away?

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  • The Legend Chiang Rai Resort & Spa lies along the Mae Kok River

    Chiang Rai Offers a Variety of Attractions Year Round

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Thailand Beats Malaysia 3-2 to Reach Suzuki Cup Semi-Finals »

08:11 pm |   SINGAPORE – Thailand football team came from behind yesterday in Singapore to beat Malaysia 3-2 to become the first team in Group B to reach the semi-finals of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup. Thailand should have been in front after 10 minutes, but somehow forward Kirati Keawsombat failed to convert a one-on-one chance with…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »
Thailand beats Malaysia 3-2 to reach Suzuki semis

Childhood Obesity on the Rise in Thailand »

09:51 pm |   BANGKOK – The Ministry of Public Health has come up with plan to help overweight students lose weight as a way to reduce healthcare costs. The Department of Health yesterday held a meeting over childhood obesity in Thailand, which, it said cost the government as much as 5.5 billion baht a year. Health officials…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »
Childhood obesity rate has increased from 8.8% last year to 9.5% this year

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time »

04:09 am |   At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.   CHIANG RAI - If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in…

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At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.

Three Thai Teens Brutally Attack 25 Year Old German with Garden Hoe »

07:18 pm | . . UDON THANI -A 25-year-old German man is struggling for his life in the ICU in this Isan city after he was attacked by drunk teenagers who wanted to imitate the brutal murder of two British tourists on Koh Tao island in September. Police say the German man was sitting with two Thai friends…

Nov 17 2014 / Read More »
Udon Thani Police, announced the arrests of the two 18-year-olds, Thanakorn Khusuwan and Surachet Sripolmuang, at the press conference yesterday

Art Exhibition “Timeless Harmony” at ArtBridge Chiang Rai »

10:33 pm |   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 renowned American artist, and his daughter, Lisa Moses, a resident of Chiang Rai Joseph Zirker NA, is the inventor of the…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »

Expat News

Melbourne retiree Daryl Davies outside the Chom Tawan residential development on Phuket's west coast. He and other buyers face eviction

Australian Faces Eviction from Phuket Dream Home »

09:15 pm |   PHUKET –  Daryl Davies from Melbourne knew when he saw the luxurious homes set amid eight tropical acres with stunning sea views that this is where he wanted to…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »

Brition Robert Hastings Arrested in Udon Thani on 17 Child Abuse Charges »


08:34 pm |   UDON THANI –  Thai Immigration Police have arrested 61 Year Old British National Robert David Hastings, who has been working as…

Nov 26 2014 / Read More »

British Woman and her Thai Mother Reunited After 54 Year »

Kimberley, 54, and her mother, Yokluen Chankaew.

09:50 pm |   PHUKET – A Thai-born woman from the UK was finally reunited with her birth mother after 54 years of separation in…

Nov 21 2014 / Read More »

Family of Briton Sam Austin Raises Funds to Bring his Body Home after his Unexplained Death »

Sam Austin (Second Left) moved to Thailand to start a new life just a few weeks ago

08:30 pm | BANGKOK - The family of a British National Sam Austin who died in mysterious circumstances in Thailand have made an appeal for…

Nov 21 2014 / Read More »

Chiangrai News

4.4 Earthquake Strikes Tachilek and Mae Sai »

The Seismological Bureau under the Meteorological Department reported that the quake originated about 14 kilometers northwest of Chiang Rai province and was 13 kilometers deep.

09:02 pm |     CHIANG RAI – The Seismological Bureau reported an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale erupted in the Tachilek town…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

Thai Government Plan to Extend Work Permits to 2 Years »


02:44 am | CHIANG RAI –  Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula revealed a plan to extend foreigners work permits to 2 years at yesterday’s forum…

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

Thai Chamber of Commerce Leaders Meet in Chiang Rai »

Thai Chamber of Commerce Isara Vongkusolkit speaks in Chiang Rai

09:25 pm |   CHIANG RAI – Thai Chamber of Commerce Leaders at the 32nd seminar of nationwide provincial chambers of commerce have urged the…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »

Joint Police Maneuvers in Golden Triangle Conclude »

19 ships, 47 personnel and 890 tonnes of cargo scrutinized by police

10:36 pm |   CHIANG RAI- The 28th round of joint patrols on the Mekong River in the Golden Triangle region concluded Friday afternoon. The…

Nov 22 2014 / Read More »

Mae Sai – Tachileik Border Extends Border Hours till 9PM »

Mae Sai Border crossing, the most Northern point of Thailand

10:17 pm |   CHIANG RAI – Chief of Mae Sai District in Chiang Rai Province, Somchai Rungsakhon said on Friday that from Dec 1,…

Nov 22 2014 / Read More »

Art Exhibition “Timeless Harmony” at ArtBridge Chiang Rai »

10:33 pm |   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…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »
Natcha Kong-udom, a first year student at Bangkok University, was arrested by police after she began flashing the three-finger salute in Siam Paragon's cinema

Prayuth Tells Universities to Curb Student’s Anti-Coup Protests »

09:48 pm |   CHIANG RAI – Due to a surge of anti-coup protests organized by students in the past week, Thailand’s military government has instructed state universities across the country to prevent…

Nov 27 2014 / Read More »

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