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Interesting things to do in ChiangRai – Joel Barlow

  ChiangRai offers many places for bicycling (there are clubs), mountain or dirt biking, horse riding, rafting, rock climbing and other sports.  There are also photo shops with costumes and accoutrements to help supply one with interesting keepsake photographic images, which, either in color or sepia-tone, can be quite grand. There are many hot springs, […]

December 31st, 2011 | Posted in Joel Barlow's Chiangrai | Read More »

National Reconciliation to the Country for 2012

  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Saturday that she wishes the coming New Year to be the year of smiles and national reconciliation. In her national address to people on her weekly talk show, Yingluck government meets people, on NBT this morning, the prime minister said she wishes the people happiness. “People have faced […]

December 31st, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

TRCT calls for Amendment of the Lese Majeste Law

  TRCT chairman Kanit na Nakorn reminded all sides that instead of shedding light on a possible solution, the debate on the issue seemed only to have caused greater confusion. Certain elements were invoking Article 112 of the Criminal Code in the name of the royalist cause for self-serving reasons to damage their political opponents, […]

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Twelve Killed in Tragic Bus Accident

  Twelve mourners were killed when their packed pickup truck collided with a passenger bus as they travelled to the funeral of a relative in northeastern Thailand, police said Saturday. The accident occurred in Nang Rong district of Buri Ram province, about 300 kilometres north-east of Bangkok. Ten women and two men, many of whom […]

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Playing Polo in the Misty Golden Triangle

  “Let’s face it: Elephants are boring,” I emailed a friend from my BlackBerry during a sluggish, scorching day at the King’s Cup Elephant Polo tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand. Despite the creative ways tourism and elephants intersect in the country—there are rice paddy excursions, splashy river baths, even a romantic wine tasting tour of […]

December 31st, 2011 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

Thai Murder Suspects Fight Extradition to Australia

  Two Thai nationals accused of stabbing a man in Brunswick after he intervened in a scuffle are expected to next week launch a last-ditch effort to fight extradition from Bangkok to Australia. Sarud Seehaverachart, 28, and Thatiya Terdputham, 25, have denied murdering Luke Mitchell, a Sanctuary Lakes chef, in May 2009. A third man, […]

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

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki has arrived in Thailand for a Charity Tennis Match

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki will play world number three Azarenka of Belarus on Sunday in the coastal resort Hua Hin, with ticket revenues going to relief efforts for inundations that swamped huge areas of the country and left nearly 800 dead. A spokeswoman for the World Tennis Charity Invitation said all players […]

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

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Learning Thai with Jen
Learning Thai with Jen