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ChiangRai on Dengue Fever High Alert

  Chiangrai Times – Public health officials in Chiang Rai province are on high alert to prevent and contain dengue fever outbreaks among locals. Dengue fever has spread in Chiang Rai following heavy downpours, with some 170 cases reported this month and 550 this year, Thai News Agency reported. No deaths have been reported so […]

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

Thai Universities to Decide on Transgender’s Graduation Attire

  Chiangrai Times – Thailand’s Council of University Rectors decided to allow each of the country’s universities to decide whether to permit transgender students to dress in the style of their preferred gender at graduation ceremonies, a news report said Monday. The decision followed a case this month in which Bangkok’s prestigious Thammasat University allowed […]

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Lifestyles,News | Read More »

Thai Embassy Holds out Little hope of Reprieve for Preeyanooch Phuttharaksa

  Chiangrai Times – A Thai diplomat in Vietnam has warned Thais not to attempt to smuggle drugs into the communist nation as traffickers face execution if they are caught. Charge d’affaires Boonrong Pongstiensak said Vietnam’s anti-drug laws are among the world’s harshest, and that many foreign prisoners are currently on death row in Vietnam, […]

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

Thai Women Ranked 3rd as World’s Most Unfaithful Lovers

  Chiangrai Times – Thai men are ranked on top and their women are ranked second as the world’s most unfaithful lovers, with well over half of them admitting to frequent infidelity, according to a survey conducted by Durex, a condom producer. Women from Thailand are ranked the world’s second most unfaithful lovers, according to the survey […]

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Lifestyles,News | Read More »

ChiangRai’s Third Army Concerned about Boarder Talks with Myanmar

  Chiangrai Times – The Foreign Ministry recently visited the northern border in ChiangRai to check on a request from the business sector about opening up a couple of border passes linking Thailand with Myanmar’s Shan State. The argument is that the passes would help promote cross-border trade and boost the local economy. It was […]

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

Thai-Myanmar Joint Boundary Committee Resume Talks in ChiangRai

  Chiangrai Times – The Myanmar Government has agreed to resume talks to resolve long-standing Thai-Myanmar border issues this October, a Thai foreign ministry official says. Vasin Teeravechyan, co-chairman of the Thai-Myanmar Joint Boundary Committee (JBC), said as the situation in Myanmar has become more stable, the government there is trying to settle its border […]

August 27th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai in the Media | Read More »

Police Raid Massage Parours in Search for 15 Year Old Girl

  Chiangrai Times – The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) joined forces with Songkhla’s Hat Yai police to raid two massage parlours and arrest 36 people. Following a request to rescue a 15-year-old girl allegedly lured into prostitution at the parlours, DSI and police raided the two places and arrested 36 people but didn’t find […]

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

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