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Passenger Van Driver Crashes into Rock Cliff in Chiang Mai, 1 Dead, 4 Injured

– CHIANG MAI -A female passenger was killed and four others, including the driver, seriously injured when the mini van they were travelling in crashed into a cliff and overturned in Chiang Mai on Saturday. The fatal crash occurred between kilometer makers 115 and 116 on Highway 108, the Chiang Mai-Mae Sariang route. Police from […]

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

Day 2 of Thailand’s “7 Dangerous Days” 92 Dead, 1107 Injured

– CHIANG RAI – On the  second day of Thailand’s  “7 Dangerous days” period from December 28-January 3  accidents claimed another 49 lives and 609 injuries. Fatal accidents in two days raised total death toll to 92 deaths, and 1,107 injuries in a total of 1,053 traffic accidents. The first day already claimed 43 lives […]

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

Chiang Rai Governor Signs Memorandum of Understanding for “Chiang Rai Safe City Model, Creating Resilience to Disasters

– – CHIANG RAI – Plan International, with support from Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited, recently launched the “Chiang Rai Safe City Model: Creating Resilience to Disasters” event and signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Governor of Chiang Rai, to create Chiang Rai as a safe city model that is resilient to […]

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

India Seeks to Criminalize “Triple Talaq” a Muslim Instant Divorce

– NEW DELHI – India’s lower house of parliament has passed a bill that seeks to criminalize “triple talaq“, a style of instant divorce used by some in the Muslim community despite the country’s top court suspending the practice in August. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Marriage) bill 2017, introduced by the Narendra […]

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

China Caught ‘Red-Handed’ Selling Oil to North Korea, Yet Beijing Continues Denial Campaign

– HONG KONG — Did a Chinese ship deliver oil to North Korea in defiance of the U.N. Security Council? President Donald Trump and South Korea seem to think so. China does not. Hours after Trump accused China on Thursday of being caught “red handed” selling oil to the North Koreans — in apparent violation […]

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

Anti-Alcohol Network Study Finds High School Students Drinking at Thai Beer Gardens

– CHIANG RAI – A new survey has found high school students are able to access beer gardens, with the head of the Office of the Alcohol Control Committee suggesting the establishments could be considered in violation of the law. Rangsit University instructor and member of the Anti-Alcohol Network, Dr. Srirach Lapyai Loisamutr has reported […]

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

Tourist Police Arrest 20 Members of Taiwanese Phone Scam Gang

– BANGKOK – Deputy Chief of the Tourist Police Bureau Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, today held a press conference on the arrest of the gang of 20 members following complaints that a number of victims were duped into transferring money to those claiming to be state authorities. Pol Maj Gen Surachet said police had […]

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

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