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German Tourist Stabbed by Bus Conductor

  Chiangrai Times – A sixteen year old bus conductor stabbed a 36-year-old German tourist after he said that items had been stolen from his luggage, police said yesterday. Bus driver Watcharin Jinda, 23, told police that he carried about 20 foreign tourists from Surat Thani but the bus had an engine problem at the […]

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

Northern Thailand a Starting Place for Human Trafficking

  Chiangrai Times – One of the most profitable organized crime enterprises on the planet, human trafficking shackles an estimated 1.2 million children and for every victim — child and adult — drawn into the sex trade, nine are forced into inhuman working conditions in homes, fields, factories or on boats. Many locals and job-seekers […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Belanger Alleges Cover-Up in Daughters’ Phi Phi Deaths

Chiangrai Times – Carl Belanger a small-town grocer who lost both of his daughters on a disastrous vacation to Thailand earlier this month has accused Thai authorities of covering up the true circumstances of their deaths. Mr.Belanger, who made the accusation during an emotional interview with News Agencies in Canada, will bury Noemi, 26, and […]

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thailand Requests 10,000 Chinese Language Teachers from China

  Chiangrai Times – Thailand has asked the Chinese Educational Institutes to send 10,000 Chinese language instructors for Thai learners as parts of a Sino-Thai educational and cultural exchange plan, state media MCOT reported. Education Minister Suchart Thada-Thamrongvech on Sunday said after meeting with Xu Lin, director of the Office of Chinese Language Council International […]

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

Malaysian Court Orders Extradition of Iranian Bomb Suspect

  Chiangrai Times – Masoud Sedaghat Zadeh, 31, will be sent back to Thailand unless his lawyers file an appeal within 15 days, prosecution lawyers said. Masoud was arrested in Malaysia the day after the blasts as he attempted to board a flight to Iran, police said. Three bombs went off in Bangkok on February […]

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

NASA Plans for U-Tapao Airfield Cause Stir

  Chiangrai Times – The Thai government on Tuesday delayed a decision to let U.S. space agency NASA use a military air base for climate study after the main opposition party claimed, among other things, that it was tantamount to a surrender of sovereignty. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration had asked to use the […]

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

Phuket Thailand is it Safe or Not?

Tourist Police Sign in Phuket Thailand   Chiangrai Times – The Island of Phuket is one of Southeast Asia’s premier vacation spots, with an average of over 3 million visitors each year. Tourists come to Phuket to enjoy the exotic tropical beaches, the authentic Thai cuisine, and the beautiful weather. Over the years Phuket has […]

June 25th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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