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Thailand Suffering from Longest Heat Wave in 65 Years

. . BANGKOK – People are flocking to shopping malls just to soak up the air-conditioning. Authorities are telling people to stay out of the blazing sun to avoid heat stroke. April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, but this year’s scorching weather has set a record for the longest heat wave in at […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Chinese President Xi Jinping Say’s China Won’t Allow War on Korean Peninsula

. . BEIJING – Just days after Republican Presidential Front-runner Donald Trump has said he would ask China to rein in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, warning that the U.S. will not be trading as usual with the world’s second largest economy which he said cannot survive without America. Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

The Healing Powers of Water – By Minty Green

. It’s the hottest month of the year and this year is said to be the hottest  ever.  Thank goodness the Songkran water festival helps cool us off.  Intense heat easily leads to dehydration, so water festivals are very welcomeand long cold drinks of water become life savers as well as thirst quenchers. All living […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Thai Military Arrest Facebook Group Members for Opposing Charter Online

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Military Wednesday arrested 8 people for allegedly posting “disturbing” messages on Facebook, amid rising tensions over an upcoming constitutional referendum. The eight were detained by troops on Wednesday over Facebook comments criticizing the draft, which has been denounced by groups on both sides of Thailand’s political divide ahead of the […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

Police Hunt for Thai Gang Who Brutally Attacked British Family in Hua Hin – See Video

. . HUA HIN – Police in Thailand are hunting for a group of Thai Nationals who launched a brutal attack on a British family in the coastal resort of Hua Hin. The assault is thought to have taken place on April 13, during the country’s Songkran celebrations for Thai new year. Police in the […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Elephants Camps Giving Bath Breaks to Relieve Elephants from the Heat

. . CHIANG RAI – As the heat wave continues to simmer in Chiang Rai Province, elephants at Ban Karieng Ruammit, or Karen village, have been led into the river to cool down during off-hours as the elephant farm continues to welcome tourists and offer elephant rides. Elephant handlers have said that the hot weather […]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Summer Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Thailand

. Dark storm clouds hover over Wat Rong Khun”White Temple” in Phan Chiang Rai . . CHIANG RAI – The Meteorological Department has warned people in Chiang Rai and other Northern and North eastern regions to brace for summer thunderstorm and gusty winds on Thursday until Saturday. The department attributed the freak thunderstorm to high […]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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