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Mae Sai Border Police Arrest 2 Traffickers and Seize Over 275,000 Methamphetamine Pills

– CHIANG RAI – Pol Colonel Rangsiman Songkhraohtham, commander of the 327th border patrol police has told reporters that border police have arrested two local men and seized 276,000 amphetamine “yaba” pills that were hidden in a car in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district. Thai Nationals Sompong Terbboon, 28, and Surachai Chaekong, 27, were arrested […]

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

Chiang Mai’s Lanna Hospital Staff Care For Baby Girl Dumped in Trash Bin

– CHIANG MAI – Medical staff at Lanna Hospital in Chiang Mai have reported that a baby girl that was found dumped in a rubbish bin by passers by is now safe under the supervision of medial staff. The little girl, who was just 12 hours old, had been wrapped in blankets, stuffed inside a […]

October 10th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Northen Thailand | Read More »

Thai Junta Leader Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha to Announce Election Date in June of 2018

– BANGKOK – Thai Junta Leader Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday he will anounce the general election date in June next year and the people will go to the polls in November 2018. Thailand will hold a general election in November 2018, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, the most precise […]

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

Two Hmong Men Busted in Chiang Rai Transporting 400 Kilo’s of Crystal Meth

– CHAING RAI – Deputy Police Chief Somkiat Srivorakhan said at a press conference that two hill-tribe men of the Hmong origin were arrested with a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine, 400 kilograms in total, at a checkpoint in Mae Suay district of Chiang Rai province late on Sunday night. Gen Somkiat said two Isuzu […]

October 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Military Government Should Halt Mekong Blasting Plan

  CHIANG RAI – China wants a favour from Thailand, and last week sent a straight-talking official to lobby for it. Beijing is “developing” the Mekong River in a number of ways. One current project is to clear the waterway so that 100-metre cargo boats can travel the roughly 700km from Yunnan province’s navigable headwaters […]

October 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Artist Rehears Traditional Dance for Royal Cremation Ceremony

– CHIANG RAI – National artists and thousands of volunteers are rehearsing to perform a traditional Chiang Rai dance during the royal cremation ceremony for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The national artist, Buareaw (Buariao) Rattanamaneeporn, led the rehearsal of Chiang Rai Fon Leb traditional dance which will be performed during the royal […]

October 1st, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

9101 Project Launched in Chiang Rai to Improve Lives of Farmers

– CHIANG RAI – Deputy Governor of Chiang Rai, Boonyawech Sripuangchai on Thursday presided over the opening ceremony of the project on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Academy of Buddhist Economics in Chiang Rai. A life prolonging ceremony was organized for the school’s students and staff as well as farmers. Other activities […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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