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Ghosts and Spirits (Phi) are alive and well in Chiangrai

Ghosts and Spirits (Phi) are alive and well in Northern Thailand. Ghosts and Spirits stories are extremely popular and come in many varieties from the comic to the gruesome. Cinemas are guaranteed a full house for the opening of a new Thai ghost movie or indeed a re-run of an old one. In Dansai near […]

June 30th, 2011 | Posted in Myth's & Legends | Read More »

The Scarecrow of Chiangrai

In 2005, villagers living in a rural Thailand farming community claimed to have had a close encounter of the 3rd kind with a small, red-eyed, yellowish entity, which they claim was frolicking in the air above a rice field. Located about 488 miles north of Bangkok — and situated on the Kok River basin — […]

June 30th, 2011 | Posted in Myth's & Legends | Read More »

Chiangrai River Giants

  Catlocarpio siamensis is the largest of the Mekong cyprinids. It is said to grow to a length of up to three meters. In this survey the largest reported size weighed 150 kg. Catlocarpio siamensis is now a rare fish species. However, the species is apparently encountered regularly at several stations ranging from Nong Khai, […]

June 30th, 2011 | Posted in Fishing Chiangrai | Read More »

Eight Die in Crash, 3 Wounded

Police state that heavy rains and lack of judgment for a collision between two heavy vehicles – a truck and wheels 10 – Chiang Mai Doi Saket district in which eight people were killed and three wounded yesterday. The accident occurred around 7.30 in Chiang Rai Doi Saket Road. Police said the truck was running […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Burma Army Attacks KIA in China

Some Chinese security officials, who apparently present at a meeting between Burma Army and Chinese officials last week about the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), subject, refused to give permission to the Burmese army to launch military operations against the KIA Chinese soil, according to Sino-Burmese border. The denial followed a report by the Kachin News […]

June 28th, 2011 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Super Junior M Sing for Fight Against Human Trafficking

Pop sensation Asia Super Junior M have joined the fight against human trafficking in a concert for thousands of screaming fans in northern Thailand. Six stars of the hit band from South Korea and the Chinese children performed favorites like “Super Girl” at the concert on Saturday night to raise awareness and increase prevention of […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Concerts | Read More »

Flash Floods Ravage North

Flash floods, forest runoff and mudslides caused by tropical depression Haima have ravaged several Northern provinces, damaging vast areas of farmland and affecting many households. The Meteorological Department issued a fresh warning yesterday that widespread rain with isolated heavy showers is likely in Nan, Tak, Phayao and Phrae provinces in the next couple of days. […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News,News | Read More »

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