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Former Crown Prince of Nepal Paras Shah Arrested in Phuket

  PHUKET – Former crown of  Prince of Nepal, Paras Shah was arrested in Thailand a month ago on charge of possessing illegal drug and is currently presenting himself before court after being granted bail, it is revealed. Both the Nepal and Thai governments, however, have kept quiet on the case till now. Sources said […]

November 27th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regional News | Read More »

Elephant Conservation Centre Say’s Captive Elephants ‘Suffering’

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Most elephants living in captivity across the country suffer from work overload, malnutrition, and poor living conditions, says the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre. Sittidet Mahasawongkul, head of the Lampang-based centre’s elephant hospital yesterday said he and his team recently conducted elephant health check-ups at several elephant camps and found most of […]

November 27th, 2012 | Posted in News,Regional News | Read More »

Thailand Gets their First Victory at the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup

  CHIANGRAI TIMES–  Though the scoreline suggests a reasonably tight affair, Thailand pretty much dominated the play and ended up being deserving victors at the end of the day. Thailand immediately seized the initiative after kick off, dominating the play in midfield. The dodgy pitch condition wasn’t helping at all as it evolved into a […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Airlines adjustsFlights to avoid Lanterns for Loy Kratong Fetival November 27th-29th

  CHIANGRAI – Thai Airways International PCL has adjusted its flight schedule to northern Thailand to give way to floating lanterns that will fill the sky during a popular festival later this month. The airline’s president, Sorajak Kasemsuwan, said in a statement Thursday that the adjustment and temporary suspension of some flights were a precautionary […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Entertainment,News,Regional News | Read More »

Youtubes # 1 “Gangnam Style” – Psy Comes to Thailand

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – South Korean rap star Psy’s “Gangnam Style” on Saturday became YouTube’s most-watched video of all time, and the second most-views are from Thailand. The music video on Monday morning registered more than 822 million views worldwide in total to overtake “Baby” by 18-year-old Canadian heartthrob Justin Bieber, who recently won artist […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Concerts,News,Regional News | Read More »

China, Thailand Secure Rice Deal

  BANGKOK – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to Thailand last week wasn’t just about security, infrastructure and investment—the two sides have also cooked up a deal to help resolve their rice problems. China’s need for imported rice is soaring and imports have risen almost four-fold this year. Thailand simply has too much of it. […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Economy & Business,News,Regional News | Read More »

Is Thailand Ready to be in the Middle of China and the US

  BANGKOK – Global strategic and economic giants intersected in Bangkok early last week, when within hours of the departure of US President Barack Obama, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabaoa arrived. The first has been re-elected for another four years, while the latter was on his way out after a decade of leadership. It was not […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Economy & Business,News,Opinion,Regional News | Read More »

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