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Thailand’s Ardee Saylom Ditter Defeat in London

  Chiangrai Times – Thailand’s  lightweight Saylom Ardee was left feeling he had been cheated out of an upset win over world bronze boxing medallist Gani Zhailauov here on Sunday in their Olympic bout. The 26-year-old – who reached the second round four years ago as a featherweight – lost to the Kazakh fighter on […]

July 30th, 2012 | Posted in Olympics | Read More »

Mekong River Near Critical Level In Chiang Rai

  Chiangrai Times – Severe flooding in China’s southern Yunnan province is pushing up water level of the Mekong River in Thailand’s northern Chiang Rai province to an alarming level. Thai Officials reported that on Sunday, the river’s water level measured 7.91 metres deep in Chiang Saen district, close to the critical level of 9.50 […]

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

Doi Tung Redefines Tourism in Chiang Rai Province

  Chiangrai Times – A few years after returning to Thailand, Thailand late Princess Mother Srinagarindra, the Mother of the current Thai King Bumibol Adulyadej, launched a project which became her largest commitment in the last years of her life. Looking at providing economic independence to impoverished communities plagued by social problems such as human […]

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

Thailand’s First Medal Chance Slipped through the Fingers of Panida Khamsri

  Chiangrai Times – Thailand’s first medal chance slipped through the fingers of Panida Khamsri Saturday night when she had to drop out of the weightlifting event. The 23-year-old Surin native had been touted to win at least a silver medal. But Panida failed three times to lift 81kg in the snatch portion of the […]

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in Olympics | Read More »

Former Chiangrai Officials Accused of Land Graft Scam

  Chiangrai Times – The Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) yesterday accused a group of former officials of encroaching on 2,000 rai of mountainous land in Chiang Rai’s Muang district and using illegally issued title deeds as collateral to obtain a Bt100-million bank loan that later went bad. Anti-Corruption Commission Chief Pol Colonel Dusadee Arayawut […]

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

Dog Trader Caught in Nakhon Phanom, 700 Dogs Rescued

  Chiangrai Times – An illicit transnational trader was arrested by a Mekong Riverine Operation Unit in the northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom, rescuing 700 dogs which were bound for Vietnam. LCDR Kritsana Choosai, chief of a Mekong River patrol unit in Nakhon Phanom, led officials to intercept a white six-wheel truck with Sakon Nakhon-registered […]

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

Anonymous Donor Pays Sean Kenzie Medical Expences and Flight Home

  Chiangrai Times – Sean Kenzie who stuck in a Thai hospital after a motorbike crash that left him seriously injured, has finally returned home to New Zealand. Thanks to an anonymous donor paying $53,000 for his Medical Bill and Flight, Sean Kenzie has been able to go back to New Zealand to receive more […]

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

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