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Intermodal Freight Centre set to be Built in Chiang Khong, Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Land Transport Department (DLT) deputy director-general Kamol Buranapong said yesterday that an intermodal freight centre valued at 4.86 billion baht will be built on 330 rai of land in Chiang Khong district. The centre would serve as a hub linking water and land freight transport between Thailand, Laos and China […]

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

National Children’s Day Celebrated Throughout Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – For National Children’s Day many parents on Saturday took their kids on a visit to Phu Chee Fah in Chiang Rai province as a treat . The mountain attraction in Thoeng district yesterday was packed with family tourists who choose to take their little ones to celebrate their day in […]

January 15th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thai Authorities Seizes 65 Million Baht in Assets from Drug Network

. . CHIANG RAI – Officers from the  Narcotics Control Board, assisted by soldiers and local officials, raided five locations in Chiang Rai on Wednesday and confiscated assets owned by jailed drug trafficker Warayut Saeng-arun. Assets worth about 65 million baht have been seized from the drug network run from behind bars by an imprisoned […]

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

Chiang Rai-Lao Open Second Electricity Distribution Point Between Chiang Khong and Houay Xai

. . CHIANG RAI – The Provincal Government of Chiang Rai has expanded its move to promote the Thai-Lao border economic growth at the second electricity distribution point between Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong town and Laos’ Houay Xai. Governor of the Provincial Electricity Authority Sermsakul Klaikaew on Tuesday joined Director of Electricite Du Laos Boun […]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Environmentists Protest Mekong Blasting Plan in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Military’s Governments aim to clear the Mekong River’s rocky outcrops to ensure the smooth passage of large cargo boats has set off alarm bells for environmental activists and locals who fear the ecology in the area will be put at risk. Environmental groups in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district […]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Minister of Labor Inspects Progress on Labor Related Programs in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Minister of Labor has visited Chiang Rai Province to inspect the implementation progress of designated government policies on labor in the upper northern provinces. Labor Minister Gen. Sirichai Ditthakul and his team visited Chiang Rai to inspect the progress of implementing government policies on labor, the 20-year human resources […]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Tackles Mountains of Garbage Leftover from New Years Visitors

. . CHIANG RAI – The cool winter weather drew millions of visitors to popular tourist areas and national parks like Phu Chi Fa Forest Park and Doi Pha Tang in Chiang Rai, but with visitors comes garbage. Now the Province is mounting clean-up operations after New Year holiday vacationers left behind piles of garbage. […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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