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Season Final of Bachelor Filmed at Pa Sak Tong Villa, Chiang Rai

  CHIANGRAI – Thailand’s northernmost province that is renowned for its pristine natural beauty and the rich indigenous culture of its various hill tribe communities, will offer a dramatic setting for the upcoming season finale of The Bachelor The Bachelor may not be a well-known for audiences in Thailand, but it has gained huge popularity […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Tourism News | Read More »

Indonesian Woman Kills Son Over “Small Penis”

  JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman drowned her nine-year-old son in the bath, claiming she was worried that his “small penis” would affect his prospects for the future, a police spokesman said Thursday. The 38-year-old woman from the capital Jakarta told police her son had a small penis prior to being circumcised, but that it […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in News,Regional News | Read More »

Drug Lord Naw Kham to be Executed on March 1

  KUNMING – Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham and three of his accomplices, all of whom were convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in 2011, will be executed on March 1, a local court in southwest China said Wednesday. They will be executed by lethal injection in the city of Kunming […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Manchester United to Begin Pre-Season in Thailand

  BANGKOK – Manchester United announced on Thursday that they will begin their 2013 pre-season tour in Thailand. The current Premier League leaders will tackle the Singha All Star XI at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium on July 13. Manchester United has made four previous visits to the country but have not played there for 12 years. […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thailand Braces for City Wide Blackouts

BANGKOK – Such is the reliance of Thailand on gas from Myanmar that scheduled maintenance at a plant in April may cause Thailand’s cities go dark at the hottest time of year, when power consumption is highest. If the country’s energy plans are anything to go by, the dependence will only get greater. Between April […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in News,Regional News | Read More »

Thailand to Hold Talks with Muslim Insurgent Groups

  KUALA LUMPUR – Thailand’s government agreed on Thursday to start talks with a major Muslim rebel group, marking a breakthrough in efforts to end a worsening conflict in the country’s south that has claimed over 5,000 lives since 2004. The agreement, signed in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur by senior Thai security officials […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in News,Regional News | Read More »

Northern Thai Police Conduct Four Drug Busts for a Net Worth of 2 Billion Baht

  CHIANGRAI – An estimated 5 million methamphetamine tablets and approximately 136 kilograms of ya ice worth a combined total of 2 billion baht has been seized in four cases in the past five days, according to Thai Authorities. In the first case, police were tipped off to a large drug shipment originating from Chiang […]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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