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Austria to Extradite Pakistani and Algerian, Suspected in Paris Attack

. . VIENNA – A Pakistani man suspected of links to the jihadists who killed 130 people in Paris in November will be extradited to France, an Austrian court spokesman said on Wednesday. He and an Algerian man came into contact with the Paris attackers in Austria, Austrian newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten reported after the men […]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Who or Where is Safe? Europe Grapples with Security after Attacks

. . PARIS – You can’t put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to protect their people as best they can. The French Riviera city of Cannes has banned large backpacks on beaches lest they hide explosives, and Britain is […]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Pope Tells His Clergy to Go into World and Tend to the Needy

. . KRAKOW, Poland – Pope Francis encouraged his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries as he celebrated a Mass Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense Hof workers’ rights in the 1970s and 80s challenged his […]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Chinese Teen With U.N. Refugee Status En-rout to Chiang Rai by Detained Thai Police

. . BANGKOK – Thai police have detained a Chinese college student and political asylum-seeker for having an expired passport, raising concerns that he will be sent home, where he has reported being detained and beaten repeatedly by state security police. Xu Zhenxin, 19, was detained on Sunday after Thai police asked for his identification […]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Airport to Get Direct Flights to Hong Kong Starting November 25th

. . CHIANG RAI – Low-cost carrier HK Express has announced plans to launch the first direct connection between Chiang Rai and Hong Kong, which will commence on 25 November 2016. Initially the service will run twice a week, with departures every Monday and Friday. Andrew Cowen, director & CEO of HK Express said Hong […]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Tourism News | Read More »

Certified Producers in Chiang Rai to Get New Brand Trademark

. . CHIANG RAI – The Chiang Rai Provincial Commerce Office is preparing to issue the newly-created Chiang Rai Brand trademark for certified producers. The Chiang Rai Provincial Commerce Office, held a contest in June, urging students and the general public to design a logo on the theme of Chiang Rai Brand. The competition recently […]

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

Thailand: Japanese Stock Manipulator Arrested after a Decade on the Run

. . BANGKOK -Thailand’s Immigration police paraded 62-year-old Japanese National Yasuo Tsubaki before a news briefing at their Bangkok office on Friday after he fled 4-billion-baht stock manipulation charges in Japan and allegedly had surgery to change his appearance. Yasuo Tsubaki is wanted byJapanese authorities for allegedly manipulating stock prices in Japan, the Bangkok Post […]

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

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