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Chiang Rai United Wins Over Army United 2-1

  Chiang Rai United wins 2-1 in their home stadium. Chiang Rai United promised to their supporters to stay in Thai Premier League for the next season. Army United, Aron Da Silva, scored in the 17 minutes, his left footed shoot deflected by a Chiang Rai defender. In the 72 minutes, Chiang Rai equalized 1-1 […]

September 30th, 2013 | Posted in Thai Premier League | Read More »

Thai Taxi Drver Finally Jailed for Murder of Richard Collins in 2005

  BANGKOK – The Supreme Court in Bangkok  has confirmed a 15 year sentence on Uten Duangnoi, a Thai man who stabbed her son Richard Collins, 35, to death in the Thai Province of Krabi in 2005. Richard Collins mother, 62 year old Yvonne Hart says she finally has closure after her son’s killer this […]

September 29th, 2013 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Floods Sweep Across Southeast Asia

    CHIANG RAI – Thailand and Cambodia struck with floods leaving several dead, while a powerful tropical storm makes its way to Vietnam, a heavy monsoon season has flooded 27 provinces in Thailand, killing nine and forcing evacuations in at least nine districts. Authorities said floodwater would not reach the central industrial areas or […]

September 29th, 2013 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

How Dog Meat Became Big Business

CHIANG RAI – Every year, hundreds of thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi’s top restaurants and street stalls. Demand for dog meat is so high that supply has become a highly lucrative – and brutal – black market. Nguyen Tien Tung is just the sort of man you’d expect […]

September 29th, 2013 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Businesses in Thailand Prepare for the Worst as Torrential Rains Continue

  NAKHON SAWAN – Thailand: Businesses in Thailand are hoping for the best and preparing for the worst as torrential rains continue to batter large parts of the country. There are fears that the economic costs could climb if floods in the north and northeast spread to Bangkok and industrial parks in central Thailand. The […]

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

Thailand’s Adored Panda ” Lin Ping” Searches for Love in China

  CHIANG MAI –  Celebrity panda Lin Ping , whose exploits were avidly followed in Thailand on a 24-hour television channel, left the kingdom Saturday in search of a mate in China, her zookeeper said. Lin Ping, who has drawn around 2.5 million people to Chiang Mai zoo since she was born in 2009, was […]

September 28th, 2013 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Researchers In Chiang Rai Developing 3 Metre Rice Strain to Resist Flooding

  CHIANG RAI – A specialized research study is planned to develop a newly found rice strain which grew more than three meters tall, to weather floods in low-lying areas in the central region which are repeatedly hit by flood. Worayan Boonnaraj, Chiang Rai’s Mae Fah Luang district chief, led agricultural experts to inspect a […]

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

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