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Chiang Rai Meter Taxis told to Improve Services for Fare Raise

– CHIANG RAI – The Provincial Office of Land Transport has organized a meeting to inform local taxi drivers of the new requirements for those wishing to raise fares. The meeting was part of activities aimed at encouraging taxicabs in Chiang Rai to raise their income through improved services. The Ministry of Transport in early […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

14 Year-Old Boy Charged for ‘Joking’ he had Bomb” While Boarding Flight to Chiang Rai

  – CHIANG RAI – A 14 year-old Chiang Rai boy whose name was withheld because he is a minor, has been charged by Royal Thai Police for “joking” that he was carrying a bomb while boarding a Thai Smile flight to Chiang Rai province on Sunday. Suvarnabhumi International Airport officials told the Nation his […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

One Million Methamphetamine Pills Seized from Truck Traveling from Chiang Rai

– LAMPANG – Thai Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) police have detained 30 year-old Sakda Srisod, on Monday after finding 1 million meth pills in a Hino transport truck he was driving from Chiang Rai Province. Pol Gen Chalermkiat Sriworakhan, a deputy police chief, of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) told the Bangkok Post that NSB […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Bomb Scare Delays Thai Smiles Flight to Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – The Airports of Thailand (AOT) Sirote Duangratana the General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport disclosed to the media that Thai Smiles Flight WE-136 from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai was delayed for nearly five hours on Sunday night following a bomb scare. Sirote said Suvarnabhumi Airport declared an emergency about 6.50pm after a […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thai Street Food App to be Launched for Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with Thailand Foundation, has prepared to launch a new mobile application for Thai street food, assembling information on all of the country’s top roadside eateries. Street Food Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai, Street Food Phuket and Street Food Bangkok will be launched simultaneously to promote Thai […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

60 Year-Old Japanese Expat Dies of Heart Attack in Mae Sai

  – CHIANG RAI – Pol Lt Col Wirapon Saranjai, an investigator at Mae Sai Provincial Police Station has reported that 60-year-old Japanese National Takahashi Shinobu has died of heart attack at his apartment in Mae Sai. Mr.Takahashi Shinobu apparently suffered from a heart condition and had recently been released from Mae Sai Hospital 3 days […]

March 16th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Chiang Rai’s Worlds Tallest Flag Pole Project Ends after Business Man Charged with Fraud

– Police charged Trin with fraud and obtained an arrest warrant for him on Thursday–CHIANG RAI – It seems Chiang Rai won’t see the worlds largest Thai Flag fly atop the world’s tallest flagpole as promised by a businessman Trin Nilprasert last year. Trin Nilprasert, 48, was arrested Sunday after welshing on 24 million baht […]

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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