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Tea Festival Kicks off in Doi Mae Salong, Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – The tea festival held in Doi Mae Salong has kicked off  in its 20th year, promoting winter tourism and the local tea industry, using the province’s the multi-ethnic society as its unique selling point. The festival is being co-organized by the provincial office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and […]

December 30th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s New Year Holiday’s Begin with 39 Deaths, 439 Accidents, 1,228 Impaired Driving Bans

. . BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police have so far reported that they have imposed 1,228 violations for impaired driving during the New Year and impounded altogether 269 vehicles between Dec 25-29. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said on Wednesday, thirty-nine people have been killed and 456 injured in 439 road accidents nationwide on the […]

December 30th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Southern Thailand Muslim Extremists Attack Police in Narathiwat Province

. . NARATHIWAT – Suspected Muslim extremists attacked police and a government office in Thailand’s deep south on Tuesday, killing one official and seizing hostages, Narathiwat province, police investigator Wongduan Kamsri said. Police investigator Wongduan Kamsri told Reuters, more than a dozen armed men dressed in black seized 13 civil servants in a local government […]

December 30th, 2015 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Protests Over Death Sentence of Migrant Workers Strengthen at Thai Embassy in Myanmar

. . YANGON – Burmese citizens are continuing to hold protests at the Thai Embassy in Yangon to demand the release of two migrant workers sentenced to death in Thailand last week for the murder of a British tourist couple. Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Yangon over the last several days, including outside the […]

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

British Muslim Couple Convicted for Plotting an Attack in London

 .  . LONDON – A British couple were convicted on Tuesday of plotting an attack in London after the husband sent out tweets asking for advice on which targets he should hit, alerting police to a stockpile of chemicals at their home. Mohammed Rehman, 25, and Sana Ahmed Khan, 24, were found guilty by a […]

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

Thai Prime Minister Say’s he Won’t Tolerate Biased Criticisms from Irresponsible Journalists

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has told reporters that he will no longer tolerate biased criticisms from irresponsible newspaper columnists and has instructed security officers to invite them for talks aka an attitude adjustment at a military facility . Prayut said the media should not accuse him of depriving them of […]

December 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Head of Thailand’s Central Bank Say’s Thai Economy Entering Difficult Times

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s newly appointed central bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said Monday that the country’s economy is entering a difficult transition, and that he stands ready to tailor the bank’s policies to support more growth while strictly managing price pressures. “Stability is key. During a transition period we have to make sure stability […]

December 29th, 2015 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

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