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Thai Authorities Seize Huge Cache of Methamphetamine Being Transported from Chiang Rai’s Golden Triangle

– LAMPANG – Police in Northern Thailand seized more than seven million methamphetamine tablets on Saturday following a dramatic car chase, highlighting how drugs continue to pour into the country from the notorious Golden Triangle region. Investigators said three speeding pick-up trucks failed to stop at a checkpoint in norther Lampang province, close to Thailand’s […]

February 18th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Haze Returns to Chiang Rai Despite Burning Ban

– CHIANG RAI – Residents of Chiang Rai Province are already being affected by haze as farmer started burning their fields early prior to the province wide burning ban being enforced on February 17th, 2017. Smog in Chiang Rai has been building up, although the amount of small particulate matter of up to 10 microns […]

February 18th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Traffic Accident in Bandu Chiang Rai Leaves Nine Dead, Three Injured

.   CHIANG RAI – Nine people were killed and four injured after a cement truck reportedly lost control and crashed into a Caravan a pickup and a Honda Jazz Wednesday afternoon in the tambon Na Lae of Muang district of Chiang Rai. Four women and four men died at the scene of the accident, […]

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

Love was Litterally in the Air as Couples Exchange Vows in Hot-Air Balloons at Chiang Rai’s Singha Park

. . CHIANG RAI – Love was literally in the air in Chiang Rai as twenty-two couples chose to exchange their wedding vows in hot-air balloons floating above Singha Park in the Muang district of Chiang Rai on Tuesday. More than 1,000 couples registered for their marriages at the “Balloon Love’’ activity at Singha Park […]

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Tourism Authority of Thailand Sponsors ‘Warm Up The City of Arts’ in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organized a tourism event in Chiang Rai on the weekend to promote the province’s traditional performances and arts. The opening ceremony took place at Baandum Museum which belongs to a Thai national artist, Thawan Duchanee. Deputy Chiang Rai Governor Boonwet Sipuangjai and TAT Director […]

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

Samoeng Strawberry Festival Kicks Off in Chiang Mai

. . CHIANG MAI – The northern province of Chiang Mai is holding the 16th Strawberry Festival in Samoeng district as a treat for strawberry lovers and tourists. The festival which is taking place at Samoeng District Office features exhibitions by the local administrative organizations, a floral parade, entertainments and shows and outlets selling strawberry […]

February 12th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Colder Weather and Winds Presdicted for Northern Thailand

. . CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Meteorological Department has announced that northern Thailand residents to take care of their physical health because of the cold weather as temperatures are dropping 2-4 degrees Celsius from today (Sunday) until Tuesday due to the onset of high pressure from China. The Northern region is predicted to experience cold […]

February 12th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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