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Flower Growers in Chiang Rai Experiencing Decline in Rose Sales as Valentines Day Approaches

. . CHIANG RAI – Several flower-growers in Chiang Rai province are confronting low purchase orders, particularly for roses, ahead of Valentine’s Day next Tuesday. Poonsak Kidmoong, owner of Poonsak Rose Garden, told reporters his business was trying to cope with a lack of purchase orders from customers in Chiang Rai itself, in neighbouring provinces, […]

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

Chiang Rai Hosts 8th East Asia Summit High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities

. . CHIANG RAI -The 8th East Asia Summit High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities, with participation from representatives of ASEAN+8 countries has concluded at at Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort. Co-chairing the opening ceremony of the 8th East Asia Summit High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities on Feb 8th were Thailand’s Minister of Natural Resources and […]

February 9th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Events | Read More »

32 Balloons from 14 Nations to Feature at Chiang Rai’s International Balloon Fiesta at Sigha Park

  . . CHIANG RAI – A total of 32 balloons from 14 nations will be featured at the International Balloon Fiesta between February 14th – 18th at Chiang Rai’s Singha Park. Red Heart, Love Bird, Dinosaur, High Kitty, Black Sheep, Robot, and Angry Bee are just some of the hot air alloons in the […]

February 7th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Foreign Bus Passengers Dumped and Money Stolen in Chiang Mai

. . CHIANG MAI – Pol Col Piyaphan Pattharapongsin, deputy superintendent of Chiang Mai police, has reported that police seized a tour bus in Saraphi district of Chiang Mai on Monday after five foreign tourists lodged a complaint that they were robbed. The five tourists reported to Chiang Mai Police that they were dumped at […]

February 7th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Mekong Shipping Hindered by Unusually Low Water Levels in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – With dry season still a month away, signs of drought have already begun to show along the Mekong River with areas in the north of the country reporting lowering water levels that have impeded cargo vessels. The Mekong River in Golden Triangle area of Chiang Rai province into Myanmar and […]

February 6th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Australian Emily Collie, 20 Killed in Phuket Water Craft Accident

. . PHUKET –  A 20 year-old Australian woman has died after crashing her jet-ski into one her partner was driving off Kata beach on the Island of Phuket. Emily Jayne Collie, 20, was pulled unconscious from the water and was treated by lifeguards on the beach before she was pronounced dead the Bangkok Post […]

February 6th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Minister for Digital Economy and Society Visits Digital Center in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, the Minister for a Digital Economy and Society, has paid an inspection visit to a digital center in Chiang Rai. Dr. Pichet, accompanied by his advizors, made a trip last week to a digital center in Nong Raet community, Thoeng district of Chiang Rai province. The group […]

February 5th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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