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Floods in Mae Sai Chiang Rai and Tak Province

  CHIANG RAI – Mae Sai district has been inundated after an entire day of continuous heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, a landslide warning has been issued in Mae Sot district of Tak after the color of water in streams turned red. Many streams in Tak were flowing rapidly yesterday, and the color of the water began […]

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

Thai Agencies Involved in Cross Border Planning with Myanmar

  CHIANG RAI – The Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning (DPT) and the Agricultural Land Reform Office (ARLO) are working on country planning in both sides of border areas to welcome the formation of the ASEAN Community. The task will begin with Chiang Khong district of Chiang Rai province. DPT director-general […]

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

Phrae Man Dies from Brown Recluse Spider Bite

– – PHRAE – Uthai Viengkam, 46, the man who was the first confirmed person in Thailand to be bitten by a brown recluse spider died on Monday, almost three weeks after he had been poisoned by the venomous spider which is native to the United States.  The Bangkok Post has reported that Uthai Viengkam […]

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

Thailand to Launch Website to Allow Parents to Monitor Children at Game Shops

CHON BURI – Parents in Thailand have a new ally in their quest to keep track of what their children are watching, as the government plans to set up an internet network monitoring games shops. The system will connect CCTV cameras in video games shops with Google Maps, the Bangkok Post reports. Parents can click […]

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

Toyota Sees Thailand Coup as Turning Point in Halting Sales Plunge

– BANGKOK—Thailand’s lucrative automotive industry has yet to recover from months of political instability, with Toyota’s local arm forecasting Tuesday that its own annual sales in 2014 would drop 25.9% year-over-year to 330,000 units. But Kyoichi Tanada, president of Toyota Motor Thailand, the country’s largest auto maker, said a turning point had been reached with […]

July 29th, 2014 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

3.6 Magnitude Quake Shakes Mae Lao Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – The Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department has reported an earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district shortly before 3pm Monday, causing no damage. The epicenter of the quake was miles underground in Mae Lao district and could be felt throughout Chiang Rai Province. […]

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

American James Christian Falls to His Death in Chiang Mai

  CHIANG MAI – City News in Chiang Mai has reported that James Christian an American tourist died after falling from the rooftop of a guesthouse in central Chiang Mai yesterday. Tthe Ruamjai Rescue Foundation, which attended the scene reported that Mr. Christian’s body was found in the parking lot next to the Lanna Moon […]

July 28th, 2014 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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