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Police add Additional Charges against Red Bull Heir

  BANGKOK – Thai police have pressed drunken driving and speeding charges against the Red Bull energy drink heir accused of killing a police officer in a Ferrari crash. Police Lt. Col. Akarawin Sukhonthawit said Wednesday that 27-year-old Vorayuth Yoovidhya appeared at a Bangkok police station last week to hear the additional charges. Police charged […]

October 31st, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Thousands of Thaksin Supporters Head to Chiang Rai Boarder Town Tachilek Myanmar

  CHIANGRAI – The News of Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra visiting the township of Tachilek Myanmar next week has spread throughout the Northern Red Shirt Community. Thousands of red-shirt supporters in the North will travel to meet former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra when he visits Myanmar next week. The actual day of date of Thaksin […]

October 31st, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai in the Media,Chiangrai News | Read More »

The Battle Against Drug-Resistant Malaria in Thailand

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Maeo, 6, bravely held out her forefinger for a quick jab at the Malaria Post in Tai Muang, 10kilometres from the Myanmar border, in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi province. A month ago, Maeo, whose family is from Myanmar’s Karen ethnic minority group and lacks Thai citizenship, tested positive for malaria. She was back […]

October 30th, 2012 | Posted in Health,Science | Read More »

Former West Ham player Savio Nsereko arrested in Pattaya

PATTAYA – Former West Ham United forward Savio Nsereko has reportedly been arrested in Thailand after claims of a false kidnap and extortion. Nsereko allegedly telephoned members of his family in Germany to claim he had been abducted in an attempt to extort ransom money. Nsereko’s family contacted the German embassy in Thailand, who investigated […]

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

Cabinet Reshuffle sees Return of Thaksin Loyalists

BANGKOK – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has consolidated her position with a sweeping cabinet reshuffle nearly 16 months after she was sworn into office. King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Sunday approved the reshuffle, which saw 12 cabinet members dropped. But most key ministers retained their portfolios, including Kittirat Na-Ranong, the finance minister, and the foreign […]

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

From the Heart of the Homeless

  CHIANGRAI TIMES –Kallaya Chermue calls herself a product of a broken family. Born to hilltribe parents who later separated leaving their child with a stranger in the neighbourhood, at only eight years old Kallaya was kicked out of the house and has since been forced to live by her own wits. “Some said my […]

October 29th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured,Lifestyles | Read More »

Clemency Sought for Mozambic Drug Mule Mom

  BANGKOK – The Mozambican government is seeking clemency in the case of a young Mozambican woman, arrested in Thailand in the possession of illicit drugs. In Thailand, as in much of south-east Asia, drug trafficking can be punished with the death penalty, and Justice Minister Benvinda Levy told reporters on Thursday that the government […]

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

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