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The Increased Refugee inflow into Thailand

The influx of refugees and the fighting in May 2011 between Myanmar troops and Karenni soldiers near the village of Ta Daw Naw District in Shadaw and the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) in Kyarinnseikgyieat in Karen State have become a great security challenge for both, Myanmar and Thailand. Earlier in April, the National Security […]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

E85 Compatible Chevrolet Captiva

The new Captiva is the second mass production fruits and vegetables after Mitsubishi Lancer Ex in the Thai market that can run on all types of gasoline to E85, a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan and Aveo subcompact is the next E85-compatible models. “We can not confirm at the […]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Warning: Heavy rain, flash floods

The Meteorological Department on Friday morning issued a warning for people in the North and Northeast to prepare for widespread scattered rain with heavy falls in some areas and the danger of floods during June 24 to 26. The department said the Haima monsoon in the Tang Kia Bay is moving toward Vietnam’s Hai Fong […]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thai Raw Fish has Deadly Risks

  Villagers in this poverty-stricken farming communities are passionate about their food, especially the traditional varieties of fermented fish that one aficionado describes as tasting like heaven but smelling like hell. It can be a fatal attraction, medical researchers say. The raw fish that is so avidly consumed in the stilt houses that sit among […]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Planking Fad Comes To Thailand

  Planking is the art of lying straight on your stomach as flat as you can and getting your picture taken, that is planking. People are taking Planking to extreme heights trying to outdo each other in the ultimate test of Planking. In Thailand it’s only just starting to catch on but already there is […]

June 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Thailand’s Vaccine Plants to Start Production Later this Year

When Thailand scrambled two years ago to fight the H1N1 pandemic that spread quickly across the world, health authorities hit a roadblock faced by many developing countries: they couldn’t afford enough vaccines without breaking their budget. Thailand is about to change that with two drug production plants expected to go onstream in 2011 and 2012 […]

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Science | Read More »

Schaefer Set to Become Thailand’s coach

BANGKOK: German Winfried Schaefer is close to clinching a deal with Thailand to take over as national team coach ahead of the start of the team’s 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign next month, the country’s soccer federation said on Wednesday. Schaefer, a former Karlsruhe manager who led Cameroon to their fourth African Cup of Nations […]

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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