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Mother Dog Nurses 4 Kittens in Doi Luang district of Chiang Rai

Whenever the hungry kittens cry, Namtan will rush back to feed them, creating an incredible scene of beautiful friendship and incredible motherhood.     CHIANG RAI – Four tiny kittens in Doi Luang district of Chiang Rai have found an unusual foster mom, a one-year-old dog that nurtures and allows them to nurse. When Suwith Maithi brought […]

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Passenger Train in Khon Kaen Collides 18 Wheeler 4 Dead, 18 Injured

– – KHON KAEN -A passenger train has crashed into an 18-wheeler truck in the Khon Kaen province, killing four people and injuring 20 others. The train traveling from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen collided with the truck at a railway crossing on Thursday morning. Two train staff and two passengers on board the four-bogie […]

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

Three African’s Arrested in Bangkok for Selling Crystal Meth

– – BANGKOK – Narcotics Suppression Bureau police in central bangkok have arrested three men from African on charges of possession of crystal methamphetamine with intent to sell. Alfred Leboea, a 30-year-old Lesotho national, and Nigerians Peter Ebuka Iloh, 36, and Eze Clement Agu, 30, were detained on Wednesday with 2kg of crystal methamphetamine in 10 small […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thailand Students Fear Junta’s School Reforms will Dim Job Prospects

– – BANGKOK – Sixteen years old and studying 13 hours a day, high school pupil Worapot doesn’t have time to waste matching up to a military-led government’s idea of what makes a good Thai. The generals who led a coup in May have prioritized school reforms to inculcate a strong sense of national identity […]

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

Thailand’s High School Civic Activism in a Time of Martial Law

  BANGKOK – These days, you don’t see much idealism or activism among Thailand’s youth—not since a coup last May led to the imposition of martial law. Now that the government has banned public gatherings of five people or more, it’s become extremely difficult for young people to get involved in social movements. Criticizing army […]

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

Thailand Finance Ministry Lowers Economic Growth Forecast, Economy Still in Doldrums after Coup

– – BANGKOK – Thailand’s economy is still stuck in first gear nearly six months after the army overthrew the government to end months of turmoil, with demand at home and abroad stubbornly weak and big government projects unlikely to bear fruit until next year. A spate of poor economic data, including the government’s economic […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Japans Omiya Ardija Football Club Joins Chiang Rai United for Youth Clinic

  CHIANG RAI – Omiya Ardija, J-1 Japanese football club, paid a visit to Chiang Rai United Stadium to partake in a football clinic with Chiang Rai United. This  is the first time a top flight Japanese club has ever visited Chiang Rai, the clinic focused on developing  Chiang Rai’s young talent also giving the […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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