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Heavy Rain Predicted in Thailand for Next Five Days

  – CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Meteorological Department has reported Rainfall will increase in Chiang Rai, Province and Northern Thailand, including Bangkok, over the next five days. The Meteorological Department has predicted higher rainfall and heavy downpours for many provinces in the country’s North, Northeast, south and central regions. The agency warned residents of Bangkok […]

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

Chiang Rai Chumchon Ban Pong School Fortifies Earthquake Defences

– CHIANG RAI – Three years ago, on May 5th, 2014 Chiang Rai Province experienced one of the most powerful earthquakes in Thailand’s recorded history. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook Phan district on May 5th, 2014, leaving several unreinforced buildings damaged, with some entirely demolished. Three years later, a school building located approximately 50 kilometres from […]

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

Refuge for Rescued Animals Opened in Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Chiang Rai district and resident Army base joined hands with local people and businessmen to open a “school” in Phayao’s Chiang Kham district for buffaloes and cows rescued from slaughterhouses. Phayao Governor Narongsak Chalermkiart, Chiang Kham district chief Nopparit Sirikosol and Lt-Colonel Santipong Chingduang, commander of the Khun Jom Tham Army […]

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

91 Year-Old Man Burns to Death in House Fire in Phan, Chiang Rai

– PHAN – A house fire in Chiang Rai’s Phan district late Wednesday night has left 91-year-old man dead and his son and grandson homeless. 91 year-old Luai Inpun was staying with his son-in-law and his grandson at their home in Ban Pong Daeng in Tambon Sai Khao when the fire broke out. Saneh Inthanachai, […]

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

Days Heavy Rain Triggers Landslide in Chiang Saen

– CHANG SAEN – Days Heavy rains have triggered a landslide at Chiang Saen’s tourist area of the Golden Triangle burying several Souvenir shops. Mountain soil, trees and brush buried three shops, blocked the entrances to about 10 more and knocked over four utility poles. Luckily there were no casualties as the Souvenir shops were […]

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

Myanmar Seize Massive Haul of Drugs in Tachilek, Opposite Mae Sai in Chiang Rai

– TACHILEK – Myanmar Narcotics suppression police busted a narcotics factory located seven kilometres from the Chiang Rai border, seizing 30 million ya ba pills and other drugs. Police raided the building tuesday morning in Tachilek, opposite Mae Sai in Chiang Rai, and arrested three men aged 27, 35 and 52 and a 15-year-old girl. […]

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

Body of Unidentified Woman Found in Kok River Sluice Gate in Chiang Rai City

– CHIANG RAI – Pol Lt-Colonel Thirawat Thammasorn, of the Muang Chiang Rai police station has told the media that the body of an unidentified woman was found at a sluice gate on the Kok River in Chiang Rai’s Muang district on Wednesday morning. Colonel Thirawat said the woman was found dressed in pajamas and […]

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

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