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Myitsone Dam on the Irrawaddy River Haulted

  Myanmar’s nominal civilian government has suspended a controversial $3.6 billion hydroelectric power project which has faced objections from various social strata nationwide, according to the Eleven News Media Group. The 500-foot dam has been under construction at the confluence of the Mali Hka River and N’Mai Hka River, 27 miles north of the Kachin […]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News,News | Read More »

Northern Thai Dip Nam Prik Ong -Suwanee’s Kitchen

  This dish is a specialty of North Thailand. A Chiang Rai menu wouldn’t be complete without it. It’s best described as a “Thai pork bolognaise”, although that short-changes both the Italian and Thai cuisines in its generalization. It gets used a few different ways. Most common is a dip, where it gets surrounded by […]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

10 Countries Issue Travel Warning for Thailand

  CHIANGRAI Times – The recent car bombs in Su-ngai Kolok district of Narathiwat province have prompted ten countries to warn their citizens against traveling to Southern Thailand, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand TAT. In the wake of three deadly car explosions in Su-ngai Kolok district on 16 September, which left 50 people […]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Campbell Brown’s Demoted for Arrest in Thailand

  Campbell Brown’s role in an incident during an off-season trip to Thailand has cost him his leadership position at AFL club Gold Coast. The Suns announced on Thursday night that they had taken the deputy vice-captaincy from Brown for the next 12 months. Thai police arrested Brown and three team-mates after an altercation with […]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Robbie Fowler as the acting Head Coach

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has been named the player-coach of Thailand Premier League side Muangthong United. Fowler joined the club as a player, signing a one-year contract in July 2011, after spells in the Australian A-League with North Queensland Fury and Perth Glory. However, with Muangthong being knocked out of the AFC Cup by […]

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sports,Thai Premier League | Read More »

Suwannee’s Cooking Northern Thai Food – Khao Soi

    Cooking Northern Thai Food The dish is believed to have evolved from Chinese Muslim traders who plied the spice route when what is now modern-day northern Thailand was under the control of the Burmese. Khao Soi Ingredients The dish has continued to evolve over the years and nowadays each restaurant or food stall […]

September 29th, 2011 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Private Probe into Thailand Backpackers Deadly Bus Crash

  The family of a London teenager killed in a bus crash in Thailand is sending private investigators to the country to ascertain exactly what happened. Maximilian Boomgaarden-Cook, 19, was among three students killed travelling to the city of Chiang Mai in June. His family say they have had little information from the authorities about […]

September 29th, 2011 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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