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Thailand’s Cosmetics Industry Going Organic

CHIANGRAI TIMES – Panvipa Krisdaphong, the dean of Mae Fah Luang University’s cosmetic science school in Chiang Rai, said Asian countries including Thailand were garnering wider attention from Western countries whose consumers are looking for more green and organic products. Thailand’s cosmetics industry will enjoy 10-15% growth this year from 140 billion baht last year, […]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao Urges the Thai Government to Punish the Criminals

CHIANGRAI TIMES – In a phone conversation with his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra, Wen urged the Thai government to punish the criminals according to the law. The soldiers turned themselves in to police on Friday, Thai police said on Sunday. The two Chinese ships, the Hua Ping and Yu Xing 8, were attacked on the […]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

US Ambassador Confident Thailand will Bounce Back From Floods

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – US Ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenny say’s “Despite the huge task ahead after the flood recedes, Thailand has the capacity to bounce back” Mrs Kenny was commenting after delivering the fourth batch of US supplies to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. The US disaster assessment team has worked with the […]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

It’s Not a G’Day Mate as Qantas Grounds Fleet

  Hundreds of Qantas passengers are still waiting in the Thai capital, Bangkok, after being stranded when the airline was grounded on Saturday. The main Suvarnabhumi airport is unaffected by a flood threat that the government says is now easing. Passengers who were en route from London to Sydney went no further after they landed […]

October 30th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Yingluck Shinawatra says she is Optimistic the Country’s Worst Floods in 50 years will Spare Most of Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she is optimistic the country’s worst floods in 50 years will spare most of Bangkok, as some overflowed the dikes, but the defenses of the capital, otherwise remained strong criticism at high tide . The waters are receding in many areas flooded in Thailand – leaving 381 people dead […]

October 30th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung Probes Chinese Sailor Killings

  CHIANGRAI TIMES: ​​There is strong evidence to suggest that the weapons were fired from the Thai side to the cargo ships in which 13 crew members were found dead in the Mekong River earlier this month, said Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung. A background check shows that the victims had no convictions for drug […]

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

Myanmar’s Rice Quality Win’s Award over Thai Jasmine Rice

  Thailand’s agriculture sector has major problems to deal with right now, as floodwaters destroy large swathes of the country’s farmland. But another recent development will also be hard to swallow for many Thais: Their much touted jasmine rice, the pride of the nation, is no longer considered the tastiest in the world. That’s the […]

October 29th, 2011 | Posted in Food,Food | Read More »

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