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Senate Election Atmosphere in Chiang Rai is Bustling

  CHIANG RAI – In the northern provinces of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, a large number of voters have been seen waiting in line at polling booths to exercise their rights on the senate election on Sunday. Some voters had arrived long before the booths were opened. The provincial Election Commission expected at least […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

The Mystery of MH370 “May Never be Solved”

  KUALA LAMPUR – Even if searchers are able to miraculously pluck Malaysia Airlines flight 370’s “black box” from the depths of the vast Indian Ocean, experts say it may not solve one of aviation’s greatest mysteries. Planes, ships and state-of-the-art tracking equipment are hunting for any trace of the passenger jet, which Malaysia said […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand Slipping Back into Political Chaos

Yingluck Shinawatra is facing a wave of opposition protests after her government pushed through an amnesty that would have lifted a conviction against her brother, Thaksin   BANGKOK – Political tensions are on the rise again in Thailand with the anti-government movement marching through the capital while the prime minister makes final preparations to counter the dereliction of duty charges […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Drunken Australian Goes on Rampage in Phuket Hospital

PHUKET –  An Australian man who passed out drunk during his flight to Phuket was carried off the plane still unconscious and rushed to hospital, according to a local news report. Police said Christopher Lazarus Boubis, 39, later regained consciousness in the emergency ward at Thalang Hospital, but immediately went on a rampage through the […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Dead Body Found in Phuket Believed to be Missing Russian Expat Alexei Slabinskiy

PHUKET –  Police have found a body they believe is that of a Russian expat believed to have been kidnapped three weeks ago.   The body was found in a lagoon near a house rented by two Russian men believed to be linked to the disappearance of Alexei Slabinskiy, the Phuket Gazette reported.   Police […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Protesters Stage Mass Rally To Press For Reform Again in Bangkok

  BANGKOK – Thai anti- government protesters on Saturday launched a mass rally in the capital Bangkok to push for national reform before a new general election. This is the first mass rally staged since protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban announced in late February to end weeks-long operation to paralyse the capital, known as “Bangkok shutdown.” […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Chiang Mai Governor Say’s Wearing Face Masks “Bad for Cities Image”

CHIANG MAI – Local reporters have criticized the Governor of haze-shrouded Chiang Mai for asking them not to wear facemasks because it’s bad for the province’s image. Wichian Puttiwinyu has been at odds with media members since a meeting two weeks ago at which he claimed the air was still fresh, and that the media […]

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

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