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Mekong Tourism Forum June, 13 to 14, in Chiang Rai

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Chiang Rai’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports office is heading the local hosting responsibilities and approved the conference theme 20/20 Vision: Building on two decades of GMS cooperation. Those who have attended MTF over the two decades will challenge the Mekong Tourism Office to demonstrate what has been achieved and what […]

March 30th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Tourism News | Read More »

Thailand Struggles to Teach the Basics of Sex Education

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Her hands running with sultry precision down her teen curves, she sashays across the stage, her bikini-sized jean shorts stretching just barely below her bottom. Pop sensation Turbo Music is so young she still has braces on her teeth, but that doesn’t stop myriad middle-aged men from clawing at her legs […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Who is Burning Paradise?

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Who is burning in the north of Thailand? And where are the sources of the fires? I believe many are asking the same questions and will probably turn to Google Earth or Google maps right away for answers. But the answers we get may just be where, but not who. I […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Police Arrest Chinese, Taiwanese Phone Scammers

A call centre scam “academy” was set up to train con artists, says Department of Special Investigation chief Tarit Pengdith. The Department of Special Investigation says the gang was specially trained in the art of conversation. SURAPOL PROMSAKA NA SAKOLNAKORN   CHIANGRAI TIMES– The Thai authorities Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday arrested 22 […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

The Biggest Tree in ChiangRai – Joel Barlow’s Chiangrai

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Joel Barlow – My wife said it is, but she was just trying to get me interested. I didn’t find out what kind it is, besides “giant” (yak, yaksa – ยักษ์ ). But it’s big enough to be interesting, and in an interesting area with lots of tribal villages, terraced rice […]

March 28th, 2012 | Posted in Joel Barlow's Chiangrai | Read More »

Ryan Gosling Gets Bloodied in Bangkok

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Ryan Gosling was seen bleeding, bruised and pale in the woods of Thailand for his upcoming star role in “Only God Forgives,” a crime thriller. Ryan Gosling’s usually handsome visage and dapper good looks were almost unrecognizable. A prosthetic nose he wore was badly mashed, both eyes were bruised to the […]

March 28th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Bangkok International Motor Show March 28 to April 8

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – The 33rd Bangkok International Motor Show opened to the media on Tuesday, with the spotlight on eco-cars.  The fair will run until April 8 at Impact Muang Thong Thani. Thailand’s car buyers have faced supply shortages over the past year after the flooding – the worst in 70 years – disrupted […]

March 28th, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

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