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Commerce Department Looks to Create Trademark Products for Chiang Rai Province

. . CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Commerce Office has held a forum inviting representatives from different sectors to jointly create a trademark for products emanating from Chiang Rai province. The creation of a trademark is part of the Chiang Rai Brand project which is aimed at upgrading locally-made products and enhancing the province’s competitiveness […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Marine Police Find Body of Missing Briton Jason Parnell in Koh Samui

    KOH SAMUI – The body of Jason Parnell a British man missing for four days after a tourist speedboat crashed in Koh Samui, Thailand was found Sunday (May 29) on rocks close to where the boat went down, bringing the death toll to four. The vessel, which was carrying 32 tourists plus four […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Surge of African Migrant Crossing the Mediterranean Overwhelming Italy

  . . ITALY – A surge of more than 13,000 people of African origan crossing the mediterainian from Libya and Egypt has sent government and aid officials in Italy scrambling to find beds for thousands of new arrivals. Ttemporary shelters set up in disused sports halls and schools are overflowing, with some migrants relegated to a tent at […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Briton Jason Robert Parnell Still Missing after Speedboat Crash in Koh Samui

. . KOH SAMUI – Thanankorn Trabanpruek, chief of the disaster prevention and mitigation office in Surat Thani said rescue workers battled rough seas on Saturday as they resumed the search for a missing British man after a speedboat accident that left three foreign women dead. Three women — from the United Kingdom, Germany and […]

May 28th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

World Health Organization Say’s Zika Virus Not a Threat to Rio Olympics

. . NEW YORK – The World Health Organization says there is “no public health justification” for postponing or canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the Zika outbreak. The assessment, in a statement early Saturday, came after 150 health experts issued an open letter to the U.N. health agency calling for the games […]

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

Pitakiatwittaya School Director Reveals No Smoke Detectors in Dorm Where 17 Schoolgirls Died

    CHIANG RAI – As investigators are still trying to piecing together what caused the fire at the girls dormitory at Pitakiatwittaya School in Wiang Pa Pao district, School Director Rewat Wassana revealed to the Thai press that the dormitory run by the Panthakit Suksan Foundation was not equipped with a single smoke detectors. […]

May 28th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Eleven Thai Teenagers Face Charges after Gang Rape of 25 Year-Old Woman

. . . YALA – Pol Maj Gen Ittipon Atchariyapradit, chief of Yala police, on Friday ordered the arrest of six teenagers accused of gang-raping 25 year-old woman in the Muang district, telling police to handle the case carefully as all suspects were teenagers. Police are also tracking down five more teen for allegedly colluding […]

May 27th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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