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Young Ambassador of Virtue Grants 5 Scholarships, Worth 5,000 Baht Each to Chiang Kong Primary School

. . CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs granted five scholarships, worth 5,000 baht each, for students who have good behaviors and skills in foreign languages such as English and Chinese. The scholarships were provided on occasion of his visit to Chiang Kong Primary School in Chiang Rai province, viewed as the first […]

October 31st, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Chiang Khong District holds Alms-Giving Event for 88 Buddhist Monks

. . CHIANG RAI – More than 500 Thai and Lao tourists joined an alms-giving event near Mekong River in Tambon Wiang, Chiang Khong district, Chiang Rai province. Senior monk V.Vajiramedhi led a procession of 88 Buddhist monks including ex-superstar Phra Mike Pirat Nitipaisalkul. The event is being held for eight consecutive months from November […]

October 31st, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

China Faces Mounting Pressure over Maritime Claims of South China Sea

 .  . MANILA – Pressure on China over its claims to most of the strategic South China Sea went up a couple of notches this week. First, the US sent a warship in its most direct challenge yet to Beijing’s artificial island building. Then over Chinese objections, an international tribunal ruled it had jurisdiction in […]

October 31st, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Building Collapse in Central China, Killing 17 Workers

. . HENAN — A two-story building collapsed into rubble while workers were trying to prop up the second floor during renovations in central China, killing 17 construction workers and injuring 23, officials and reports said Saturday. The collapse happened Friday afternoon in the Wuyang County town of Beiwudu in Henan province while work was […]

October 31st, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Russian Passenger Plane Carrying 224 Passengers and Crew Crashes in Egypt

. . ISMAILIA – A Russian passenger plane carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew members has crashed on a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to St. Petersburg, Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian emergency officials to fly immediately to the site of the Russian plane crash in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. Russia’s Emergencies Minister Vladimir […]

October 31st, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

China’s Top Admiral Says Minor Incident in South China Sea Could Spark a War

. . BEIJING – Chinese Admiral Wu Shengli told his U.S. counter part Admiral John Richardson that a minor incident could spark war in the South China Sea if the United States did not stop its “Provocative Acts” in the disputed waterway, the Chinese navy said on Friday. Admiral Wu Shengli made the comments to […]

October 30th, 2015 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Belgian Woman Found after Drifting for 5 Hours off Coast of Koh Samui

. . KOH SAMUI –  26 year old Belgian Brigit Haeceman was pulled from the sea near Koh Samui where she drifted more than five hours after losing her kayak. Brigit Haeceman,  was found bobbing in high seas between Koh Samui and Koh Phangan in Surat Thani province around 6.40pm by Thai Authorities. Captain Nanthapong […]

October 30th, 2015 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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