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AirAsia Planes in Thailand and Philippines in Fresh Incidents

  MANILA – In the Philippines, AirAsia flight Z2272, which was flying from Manila overshot the runway in Kalibo airport as it landed in bad weather on the tourist island of Boracay this afternoon. Police spokeswoman Nida Gregas confirmed to AFP that there were no injuries and all 153 passengers and crew were safely evacuated […]

December 31st, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

AirAsia Flight 8501, Debris and Bodies Pulled From Java Sea

  JAKARTA – Djoko Murjatmodjo, a senior official with Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry, said bodies and wreckage from an AirAsia flight that went missing on its way to Singapore on Sunday were found on Tuesday in the Karimata Strait off the coast of Borneo. Djoko Murjatmodjo said the debris was from the missing plane,“We’ve confirmed the […]

December 31st, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Day One of Thai New Year’s Seven Dangerous Day’s, 508Accidents, 58 Deaths, 517 Injuries

 .  . CHIANG MAI – The Directing Center for Road Accident Prevention and Reduction has reported Chiang Mai Province has had the highest number of accidents on the first day, followed by Surat Thani with 23 accidents causing 23 injuries. However, the highest number of deaths among all provinces is in Buriram. Six people were […]

December 31st, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Chaing Rai a Gateway for Trade and Tourism in the Greater Mekong Subregion

  CHIANG RAI – The once sleepy Mekong River town of Chiang Khong in Chiang Rai province is now a den of activity every morning. Long streams of trucks from the PRC and the Lao PDR pour into Thailand, carrying vegetables, fruits, machine equipment, and flowers that will be in Bangkok’s bustling markets by nightfall. […]

December 31st, 2014 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Chiang Rai Province to Work Towards Greener Agriculture and Food Safety

  CHIANG RAI – The Governor of Chiang Rai Province Mr. Pongsak Wangsamer, has declared Chiang Rai’s commitment to develop itself as the City of Green Agriculture and Food Safety. Governor Wangsamer believes this will help to promote healthy eating habits and a sustainable food security which will be good for tourism in Chiang Rai […]

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

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Comes to Aide of Thai flight Attendant

    BANGKOK – Weeks Four unruly Chinese passengers, one of whom scalde an Air Asia stewardess with hot water tarnished the image of Chinese travelers, one Chinese passenger has finally stepped up and restored a bit of China’s reputation over Christmas. A retired traditional Chinese medicine practitioner came to the aid of a Thai […]

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

Thailand’s Hospitals Nationwide on Standby for “Seven Dangerous Days”of New Year’s

 . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Ministry of Pubic Health has ordered all Hospitals under it’s control to prepare for potential emergency cases over the Seven Dangerous Days of the Thai New Year, while a call center has been established to monitor medical emergencies. According to Public Health Permanent-Secretary Narong Sahametapat, all hospitals of the Ministry are […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Health | Read More »

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