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Mekong Drug Lord Naw Kham’s Powerful Connections Fade

  Chiangrai Times – Naw Kham, who pleaded guilty earlier this month to the murders of 13 Chinese sailors, is now in custody, armed with potentially explosive information about those in power in Myanmar who are cashing in on the Golden Triangle’s drug trade Naw Kham has been labelled a pirate, drug lord, murderer, racketeer, […]

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

Militant attacks in Southern Thailand Out of Control

  Chiangrai Times – Bombing and shooting attacks have killed six people and left 27 wounded across the restive Thai south in two days of violence in the insurgency-plagued region, police said Sunday. Five people were gunned down and over two dozen injured in a spate of incidents Saturday that spanned all three provinces in […]

September 30th, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Canadian Teacher Jailed for Sex Crimes in Thailand arrested Upon Arrival in Canada

  VANCOUVER – A convicted pedophile who was once the subject of an international manhunt for allegedly posting his sexual assaults of children online after hiding his face behind a digital swirl has been arrested at Vancouver’s airport. Christopher Neil, 37, was coming home to British Columbia after serving five years in a Thailand prison […]

September 30th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Meteorological Department issues Warning of More Floods

  BANGKOK – Thai authorities on Friday warned that heavy rains this weekend could lead to floods in Bangkok, some northern provinces and popular beach resorts on the Andaman Sea coast. “There will be heavy rainfall from Friday to Sunday and after that we need to be on the alert for more storms coming in,” […]

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

UK Teacher Joanna McKiddie Stuck and Killed by Taxi in Bangkok

  Chiangrai Times – Joanna McKiddie, 29, suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a taxi outside a petrol station in Bangkok in the early hours of September 15. Miss McKiddie, who was working as a reception class teacher at St Andrew’s International School in the Thai capital, had been in the country just […]

September 29th, 2012 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

A single Visa for Thailand and Cambodia

  Chiangrai Times – A single visa for Thailand and Cambodia will be the test phase of a wider project that will offer a single visa for five of the ASEAN nations located in the lower Mekong River basin. Suggestions that Thailand has ducked out of the five country single visa project are incorrect. Reliable […]

September 29th, 2012 | Posted in News,Tourism News | Read More »

Baby Delivered by Traffic Policeman in Bangkok

  Bangkok  – A policeman in Bangkok has helped a pregnant woman give birth to a baby girl in the back of a taxi cab after the vehicle became trapped in Bangkok rush hour traffic. Thai policeman Mana Jokkoksung came to the aid of pregnant 19-year-old Chotika Chuennoi after she went into labour before she […]

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

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