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Chiang Khong District Entertains High Hopes, Bridge Boosts Visitors from China

  CHIANG RAI -Tourism in Chiang Khong has been booming since the opening of the fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge thanks to arrivals of tourists from southern China, but development of this district of the northern province of Chiang Rai is proving difficult. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) revealed the number of Chinese tourists crossing […]

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

American Pilot Claims MH370 Wreckage Found West of Songkhla, Thailand

  NEW YORK – Michael Hoebel, an American pilot has joined the latest series of claims by individuals to have found the untraceable wreckage of the missing airline MH370, almost 52 days after the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian aircraft. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board and the […]

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

Myanmar’s Kachin Refugees told to go Home Despite Conflict

  MYANMAR – Hundreds of displaced persons in Kachin State, northern Burma, are under pressure by the Burmese army to go home despite the ongoing conflict in the area, according to aid workers. La Sang, a coordinator at the Lagat Yang camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), said that a battalion stationed near the camp […]

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

12 Bizarre MH370 Conspiracy Theories

  It’s a terrifying thought that even in a world rattled by 9/11, planes can still vanish without a trace. Though the search effort for MH370 sounds like it’s getting closer, that hasn’t stopped the internet going into overdrive speculating as to what may, or may not, have happened. Even Courtney Love is claiming that […]

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

British Tourist Lee Charie Left with Half a Skull after Fall on Thai Holiday, has Titanium Plate Fitted to Fix Dent

Lee Charie, 32, from Stansted Abbots in Hertfordshire, was discovered lying on the floor with the left side of his skull smashed in after the falling 22ft from a hotel walkway in Koh Tao in 2012.   UK – Lee Charie a British tourist left with half a skull after falling from a balcony on […]

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

Lampang Man Hacked to Death Over Thai Politics

LAMPANG – A former village head has been charged with hacking his neighbour to death over a heated political row in Mae Tha district on Friday night. Police charged Charoen Insuriya, 71, with premeditated murder. He allegedly used a large chopping cleaver to hack to death Pud Jaimul, 56, at Mr Charoen’s house in tambon […]

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

One Dead, 20 Injured as Another Bus Overturns on Doi Ruak, Tak – Mae Sod Route

  TAK– A Bus carrying foreign migrant workers heading to Bangkok has been involved in an accident where one person has died and many others injured when the bus carrying them overturned on a Doi Ruak, Tak – Mae Sod route. Pol. Lt. Bamrung Yomkeard, Inquiry Official of Mae Tor Police Station, Tak Province, received […]

April 28th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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