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Chiang Rai English Teacher John Malone Dies after Tragic Road Crash

– CHIANG RAI – A 39-year-old Irish English Teacher died in hospital following a road crash in the Chiang Rai province last night. John Malone from Longford town died in hospital, following a traffic accident, where it is believed he was struck by a car. Several other people suffered injuries in the collision but their […]

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

Chiang Rai Province Reclaims 5,000 Rai of Protected Forest Lands from Farmers

– CHIANG RAI – Soldiers and police officers have reclaimed more than 5,000 rai of encroached land in Huai Sak National Park of Chiang Rai province. A group of soldiers, police officers and Phaya Mengrai district officials traveled to Huai Sak National Park and Pa Mae Kok National Forest Reserves to inspect the encroached areas. […]

June 21st, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Pha Mueang Taskforce Kill Drug Runner Over 2 Million Meth Pills Siezed

– – CHIANG RAI – Troops from the Pha Mueang Taskforce shot and killed a suspected drug runner and arrested another while they were trying to cross into Thailand near Mae Sai late Friday night. Troops from the Pha Mueang Taskforce were manning the checkpoint with officers from the Mae Sai Police Station when they […]

June 19th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Chan District Seize Over 400,000 Meth Pills

– CHIANG RAI – The Royal Thai Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Chan district have arrested a 20 year-old hill-tribesman for trying to smuggle over four hundred thousand methamphetamine pills to a dealer in Bangkok. Mr. Jirayut Hathaichayanonkul, 20, was arrested when his Mitsubishi Lancer was stopped at a checkpoint on Phaholyothin Road near the […]

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

20 Homes Damaged by Heavy Monsoon Winds in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Pa Pao District

– CHIANG RAI – The governor of Chiang Rai province, Narongsak Osottanakorn, has instructed officials in 18 districts to be on alert for storms, landslides and floods in their areas. The move follows an incident on Saturday evening when three people were injured and at least 20 homes damaged following a storm that hit Tambon […]

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

Drug Runner Flees Authorizes in Thoeng District of Chiang Rai, Abandoning Over 4 Million Meth Pills

– CHIANG RAI –  Pha Muang task force and the 31st Ranger have recovered than 4 million meth pills after drug traffickers abandoned their pickup truck and fled in Thoeng district of Chiang Rai late Friday night. Soldiers from the Pha Muang task force and the 31st Ranger Unit manning a checkpoint at Hua Dong […]

June 10th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thai Network of Eight Mekong Provinces Files Law Suit Over Pak Beng Dam

 – CHIANG RAI – The Thai Network of Eight Mekong Provinces filed a lawsuit in the Administrative Court yesterday against the Water Resources Department and its director-general and the Thai National Mekong Committee. They maintain that the Pak Beng Dam, planned for construction in Oudomxay province in northern Laos, could have severe negative impacts on […]

June 10th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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