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Ethnic Groups in Mae Chan Express Condolences to Late King

. CHIANG RAI – Mae Chan District Chief Somsak Kanakam has led a group of local ethnic minorities, from the Lisu, Mien, Lua , Akha, and Lahu people, to attend an activity held to express their condolences and contemplation of the late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s contribution to local development. The tribesmen and women […]

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

New Zealand’s Ambassador Gives Away 5000 Apples to Mourners in Bangkok

  . . BANGKOK – Ben King the New Zealand Ambassador to Thailand and his family today distributed 5,000 New Zealand apples to the public coming to mourn the passing of His Majesty the late King. Tens of thousands of mourners came to Sanam Luang since early Saturday to pay respects to His Majesty before […]

October 29th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Body of Westerner Discovered off Island of Koh Phangan with Backpack Full of Rocks

. . SURAT THANI – The body of a westerner has been sent to the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Bangkok after he was found drifting off the popular resort island of Koh Phangan on Thursday. Apichart Boonsriroj, the Surat Thani police commander, requested the forensic examination after police in Koh Phangan district were unable […]

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

FBI Reopens Email Case on Hillary Clinton

. . WASHINGTON, DC – With just over a week before Election Day, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is fighting a political firestorm that appeared to be put out in July. At the time, the Justice Department closed its criminal investigation into her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. CBS News […]

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

Cement Slab Commemorating Kings Visit in 1958 Unearthed at Wat San Sai Luang in Chiang Rai City

. CHIANG RAI – Officials in San Sai subdistrict have unearthed a cement slab with an inscription commemorating His Majesty the King’s visit to the area over 50 years ago. A backhoe tractor was deployed to an area next to the entrance of Wat San Sai Luang in San Sai subdistrict, Mueang district, Chiang Rai, […]

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

Thai Teens Hospitalized after Eating Dead Rabid Dog

. . MUKDAHAN – Thirteen teenagers in were hospitalized after digging the grave of a dead dog and eating its body, unaware that it had rabies, Mukdahan,Province in Thailand. They were all given vaccines to prevent them from acquiring the virus, which is normally transmitted through animal saliva. According to Thairath, the dog was killed by authorities […]

October 29th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Connecting Elephants, Reforestation and Tribal Coffee of Northern Thailand

. . CHIANG MAI – The relationship between the forests of Northern Thailand and the elephants who have called it home for millennia is a symbiotic one, for better or for worse. Consider the fact that elephants have for decades been trained and used as muscle in illegal logging operations, contributing to the loss of […]

October 29th, 2016 | Posted in Tourism News | Read More »

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