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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in China to Discuss North Korea

– BEIJING – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials Saturday on issues including trade, North Korea and preparations for an anticipated visit by President Donald Trump to China in November. Tillerson told top Chinese foreign policy adviser Yang Jiechi that Trump and Xi had developed a […]

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

9101 Project Launched in Chiang Rai to Improve Lives of Farmers

– CHIANG RAI – Deputy Governor of Chiang Rai, Boonyawech Sripuangchai on Thursday presided over the opening ceremony of the project on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Academy of Buddhist Economics in Chiang Rai. A life prolonging ceremony was organized for the school’s students and staff as well as farmers. Other activities […]

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

Half of Cambodia’s Opposition MP’s have Fled Country in Fear of Prime Minister Hun Sen

PHENOM PENH – Around half the opposition members of Cambodia’s parliament have left the country in fear of a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government, a deputy party leader said. The leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Kem Sokha, was arrested on Sept. 3 and charged with treason for an alleged plot […]

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

Bridge Workers Narrowly Escape Death after Bridge Section Collapses in Central Thailand

– CHAI NAT – Cambodian workers narrowly escaped death on Saturday after a section of a concrete bridge under construction across the Chao Phraya River in Chai Nat province collapsed. The accident occurred at about 3.10 pm near Moo 4 village in Tambon Ban Kluay in Muang district of Chai Nat, three workers from Cambodia […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Largest Thai Flag Ever Made to Fly in Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai

–   PHITSANULOK – The largest Thai flag ever made was unfurled on the football pitch at Phitsanulok University on Thursday morning to commemorate the national ensign’s 100th anniversary. Phitsanulok Deputy Governor Thatchai Sisuwan and Third Army Region commander Lt-Gen Vichak Siribansop led state officials and other proud citizens in singing the national anthem at […]

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

World Heart Day: Stop Smoking, Get Exercise to Avoid Heart Attack

  – –Heart disease now claims the lives of two people hourly in Thailand, leading the Medical Services Department to advise people to avoid risky factors, including high-fat food, smoking and excessive drinking. Department Deputy Director-General Narong Apikulawanit issued the warning at a press conference to mark World Heart Day. The international campaign is spearheaded […]

September 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

18 Foreigners Rounded Up in Pattaya Crime Crackdown

– PATTAYA – The combined forces of immigration officials, military personnel, tourist and Pattaya police launched a crackdown on foreign illegal immigrants suspected of involvement in vice and criminal activities in Pattaya on Thursday. 18 illegal immigrants of different nationalities from Uganda, Iran, Ivory Coast, Britain, Nigeria, Cameroon and India were rounded up by the […]

September 29th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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