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Chiang Rai’s Governor Say’s Burning Control Campaign has Greatly Reduced Wildfire Hot-Spots

– CHIANG RAI – Governor Boonsong Techamaneesatit has reported that the intense haze control campaign of Chiang Rai province has greatly reduced wildfire hotspots in the region. The efforts of various bodies during the 60-day ban on burning activities have led to Chiang Rai achieving the lowest number of wildfire-prone areas of the nine northern […]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

China’s Defence Ministry Denies Man-Made Islands in South China Sea

  – BEIJING – China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday, there was “no such thing” as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the […]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Claims that Russia Interfered in US Elections are ‘Lies’

– MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, that American accusations that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. elections are “lies” used for domestic American politics. All these stories are fictional, illusory and provocations, lies. They are used for domestic American political agendas. The anti-Russian card is played by different political forces inside […]

March 30th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Video: 25-Year-old Indonesian Man Swallowed Whole by 7 Metre Python

– JAKARTA – A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said. A six-minute video on the website of the Tribun Timur publication shows villagers slicing open the python’s carcass to reveal the legs and torso of the dead victim, named Akbar. Junaedi, […]

March 29th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Cambodia Bans Breast Milk from Being Exported to US Company

  – PHNOM PENH – Cambodia’s Government has ordered the country’s Health Ministry to “immediately prevent the purchasing and exporting of breast milk,” after reports that impoverished mothers were selling their milk to supplement their incomes. The government has announced a total ban on the collection and export of human breast milk after it emerged […]

March 29th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Electricty Blackout Effects Businesses in 5 Northern Provinces

  – CHIANG RAI – An Electricity blackout effected Northern Thailand that left vast areas of five provinces to be without electricity for almost two hours. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand said the blackout was caused by the power transmission cables at its Mae Moh power generation plant in Lampang being disconnected from the […]

March 29th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Road to Elections Just Keeps Getting Longer

– BANGKOK – Thailand has endured about a dozen military coups since putting an end to absolute monarchy in 1932. The current stretch of army rule has been the longest since the early 1970s, and there are few signs it will end anytime soon. Junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha seized power in 2014 and the timetable for […]

March 29th, 2017 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

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