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Police Seize Over 200,000 Meth Pills After Car Chase in Mae Sai

– CHIANG RAI – Police seized a total of 240,000 methamphitamine pills after a hot pursuit against a drug smuggling gang in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province early Sunday morning. Acting on a tipoff that a substantial amount of ya ba was to be smuggled across from Myanmar into Mae Sai and heading […]

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

Heavy Rains Cause Mai Sai River to Burst its Banks Flooding Border Market

    CHIANG RAI – Overnight heavy rain have caused the Mae Sai river to overflow in the border area between Mae Sai district and Tachileik in Myanmar. In the border market of Sailomjoy, more than 200 shops were flooded with some spots under more than one metre of water on Friday morning. Vendors scrambled […]

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

Northern Border Provinces Fighting with Huge Rise in Drug Smuggling

– CHIANG RAI – More than 134 million speed pills and 3,800kg of crystal methamphetamine, or ya ice, have been seized in three northern border provinces over the past 10 months. Third Army commander Lt Gen Thana Jaruwat, speaking as director of the drug prevention and suppression operations centre in the North, said the volume […]

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

Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osotthanakon Raises Flood Alert

– CHIANG RAI – The Meteorological Department has warned Thai nationwide to brace themselves for heavy rains this week and maintain caution when leaving their homes. A return of heavy rain has led to the inundation of some areas of Chiang Rai, prompting Governor Narongsak Osotthanakon to raise a flood alert. A downpour last night […]

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

Six Arrested in Two Separate Drug Bust in Chiang Rai, 5 Million Speed Pills and 200kg Ketamine Seized

– CHIANG RAI – Local and Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) police have conducted two separate raids netting a total of 5 million methamphetamine pills, 200 kilograms of ketamine and one kilogram of crystal methamphetamine.   In the first arrest, 4.11 million methamphetamine pills, or ya ba, and 200kg of ketamine were found at a house in […]

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

Thai Authorities Display Mass Quantity of Drugs Seized Over the Past 10 Months in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Chalermkiart Srivorakhan, representatives from the Narcotics Control Board, the military and police and other senior officials were at the media briefing that displayed more than 134 million speed pills and 3,800kg of crystal methamphetamine, or ya ice, have been seized in three northern border […]

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

Chaing Rai Governor and Execs of PTT Plc Co Ltd Oversee Planting of 3,000 Tree Saplings

– CHIANG RAI – Governor Narongsak Sosotthanakorn and executive members of PTT Plc Co Ltd have jointly planted 3,000 saplings in an effort to restore the province’s forest areas. At Doi Insee Temple, the Chiang Rai Governor and the PTT executive members also participated in the Phra Siwali Buddha statue casting in addition to the […]

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

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