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Thai Police Seize 3.5 Tons of Marijuana Destined for UK

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Royal Thai Police have seized the Kingdom’s biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing about three.45 tonnes, at a house in Saraburi. Officials estimated it to be worth about Bt51 million. The marijuana was packaged in boxes with a CKR Services’ warehouse address in Galleon Boulevard, Dartford, Kent. Police chief Maj-General Chalit Preechaharn […]

April 28th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Thailand Halts Imports of US Beef Due to Mad Cow Outbreak

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Thailand is suspending imports of beef from the United States following the discovery of mad cow disease in California, says Tritsadee Chaosuancharoen, director-general of the Department of Livestock Development. Washington reported on Tuesday that a cow in California had been infected with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow […]

April 27th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

China to Help Draft up Plan for Chao Phraya Basin

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – China will help Thailand create an efficient management plan for the Chao Phraya River basin. The assistance will be provided under an agreement signed with China in the work of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s visit to the country earlier this month. Chinese Water Resources Vice-Minister Jiao Yong disclosed the knowledge […]

April 27th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Drug Lord arrest across from Chiang Rai

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Jai Norkham, a suspected drug kingpin on Thai authorities’ most-wanted list & the man believed to hold crucial information about the murder of 13 Chinese boat crew members on Oct five last year, has been arrested in Laos. Norkham, who is an ethnic Shan & alleged to be a former aide […]

April 27th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Trans Female Standing for Election in Nan Province

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – History would be created if Yollada ‘Nok’ Suanyot wins a seat in the upcoming provincial elections in Nan Thailand. 30-year-old Yollada Suanyot, who was born a male, has become the first transgender to register as an election candidate. The former transgender beauty queen believed she would be part of a new […]

April 26th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

China and South Korea Implicated in Cold Pill Scam

  CHIANGRAI TIMES –  Thai Department of Special Investigation (DSI)  are extending their inquiry in to the diversion of chilled tablets for the production of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine abroad after finding that sizable quantities of the pills may have been illegally imported from China and South Korea. Department of Special Inquiry Director-General Tharit Phengdit […]

April 26th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Jovan ‘Stinger’ Stojanovski Chiang Rai to Canada

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – One of Canada’s most experienced and knowledgeable muay thai instructors has returned home to Canada on loan from his current homestead near Chiang Rai, Thailand to pass on some of his hard-earned tricks of the trade that have aided him in his journey to become the most experienced foreign fighter in […]

April 26th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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