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Chiang Rai Authorities Recover One Million Meth Pills Abandoned in Mae Fa Lung District

  – CHIANG RAI  – The Pha Mueang Taskforce and police discovered a million methamphetamine pills on the roadside in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fa Lung district on Thursday night. A squad from the The Pha Mueang Taskforce was patrolling the village of Si Lang in Tambon Mae Fa Lung and spotted a car speed away […]

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

Danish Expat Killed after Bangkok Taxi Flips and Craches

– BANGKOK – A Danish man was killed and his Thai wife seriously injured when a taxi they paid to take them from Tak to Bangkok flipped over and crashed into the ditch on Phaholyothin highway in Kamphaengphet province early today. . Police say speed and the drivers drowsiness was the cause of the fatal […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Chinese Resume Survey of Mekong River in Chiang Rai

  – CHIANG RAI – Chinese survey vessels have arrived in Chiang Rai province from southern province of Yunnan reportedly to resume survey of the Mekong river as an integral part of the project to expand river navigation from southern China downstream to Myanmar, Thailand and Laos. Chief of the Chinese survey team, Mr Lieu […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Vietnam Sentences Eight to Death for Heroin Smuggling

– HANOI – Vietnam has sentenced eight drug traffickers to death for smuggling 300 kilos (660 pounds) of heroin to China, some of it in gas cylinders, according to state media. The cartel was convicted of smuggling drugs across the border between 2004 and 2015, according to a report on Thursday in An Ninh Thu […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

US Turns to Diplomacy, Heading to UN Security Council to Discuss North Korea

– NEW YORK – Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Arrest Warrant Issued for Red Bull Heir Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya

– BANGKOK – National Police Chief Chaktip Chaijinda announced today that a Bangkok Judge approved an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident, Thai police said, moving the case forward after almost five years without charges being pressed. Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya is accused of […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Junta Proposes Two Year Jail Term for Reporters without Licenses

– BANGKOK – According to the latest version of the media reform bill to be proposed by a reform panel, Reporters will be required to have a licence to do their jobs or face a jail term up to two years or a fine not more than 60,000 baht, or both. Pol Maj Gen Pisit […]

April 27th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

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