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Massive Hail Storm hits Phrae Damaging Homes and School

. PHRAE – Samrarn Paphokhansai, chairman of Thung Khlaew tambon administration organization in Nong Muang Khai district, has reported that a hailstorm pounded several villages in Phrae’s Nong Muang Khai district late Saturday night, causing severe damage to more than 200 houses and ravaging corn fields. On Sunday morning District Charmian Samrarn Paphokhansai, on Sunday […]

March 29th, 2015 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

French Woman 68, Struck and Killed by Racing Motorcyclist on Koh Samui

. KOH SAMUI – An elderly French woman died on Koh Samui early Saturday after she was hit by a speeding motorcycle while crossing a road. The accident occurred on a road in front of the Supoj electrical goods store at Moo 1 village in Bophut sub-district of Samui district at 12.30am. A police investigation […]

March 28th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

ASEAN: Removing Barriers to Cross Border Banking

ASEAN has recently announced an agreement on agreed on a framework to liberalize the banking industry in the region. The agreement is called the ASEAN Banking Integration Framework. The agreement is centered on allowing commercial banks to open branches in a partner country under the same terms as domestic financial institutions. This will increase cross […]

March 28th, 2015 | Posted in Economy & Business,Thai Legal | Read More »

Chiang Rai to Experience More Condo Development

  CHIANG RAI – Poomipak Julmanichoto, Managing Director of Plus Property Company Limited, has reported that Thailand’s border regions have have an influx of property developers keen to invest in condominiums and hotels. The real estate boom in the border towns has been led by the increasing trade and investment activity, in anticipation of the forthcoming Asean Economic […]

March 28th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Vows to Punish Human Traffickers

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to punish fishing operators and put them out of business if they are found to have violated Thai laws and abuse workers in ways that jeopardize Thai exports worth hundreds of billions of baht a year. Gen Prayut said companies that carry out illegal fishing […]

March 27th, 2015 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

Chilean Dies After Fatal Fall in Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep-Pui National Park

. CHIANG MAI – A Chilean National 28-year-old, Carlos Gabriel Silva Henriqueahas, died after he fell from a popular waterfall in front of his girlfriend Carla Donoso Tollim, at Doi Suthep-Pui National Park on Thursday. The accident occurred on the third level of Mon Tha Than Waterfall, which has nine levels including one at 730 metres […]

March 27th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thailand’s Seafood Industry Tainted by Human Trafficking Report

  SAMUT SAKHON – Thai Union Frozen Products , Thailand’s biggest seafood company says it has cut relations with a supplier found by The Associated Press to have ties to human trafficking and forced labor. The statement Wednesday by Thai Union Frozen Products follows a yearlong investigation that linked severe abuses on Southeast Asian fishing […]

March 27th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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