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Cold Weather Creates Demand for Winter Clothing in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Cold weather and continued rainfall have ramped up the sales of winter clothing throughout Chiang Rai Province especially in Mae Sai. Markets in Mae Sai district have been swamped with local shoppers and tourists all looking for inexpensive winter clothing.  Local retailers have been selling jackets, socks, gloves and blankets […]

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

Bus Drivers in Chiang Rai Screened for Drugs and Alcohol as New Years Holidaymakers Return to Bangkok

. . CHIANG RAI – As the New Year holidays come to an end in Chiang Rai Province, bus and train terminals are being filled to capacity with passengers en route to Bangkok. The main bus terminal in Chiang Rai province expects over 10,000 travelers per day returning to Bangkok and has readied over 30 […]

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

Heavy Rain and Thundershowers Predicted for Chiang Rai as New Years Holidaymakers Return Home

CHIANG RAI The Meteorological Department has forecast that the northern region will experience strong winds and heavy rains, particularly in Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Phayao, Phrae and Nan provinces. Chiang Rai Province is expected to experience thundershowers as the westerly trough from Myanmar is now moving across the region. The temperatures in the […]

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

Thousand’s of Tourists Watch the First Sun Rise of 2017 Atop of Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Phu Chi Fa Forest Park Chief Sanit Homnan said as many as 3,640 New Years holiday makers visited the national park in the Tap Tao, Thoeng District over the weekend. Despite the rain, it did not discourage holidaymakers from climbing to the top of the mountain to see the stunning […]

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

Gen. Bancha Duriyaphan Presided over Wildfire Prevention Project in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – Maj. Gen. Bancha Duriyaphan, Commanding General of the 37th Military Circle presided over the wildfire prevention project at Doe Insee Temple in Mueang Chiang Rai district. Gen. Duriyaphan and officials from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (DNRE) in Chiang Rai united to build firebreaks at wildfire hot-spots […]

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

Mae Sai Police Arrest 5 Suspected Drug Smugglers Posing as Tourists

. . CHIANG RAI – New Years won’t be ringing in happy for a group of five people from Central Thailand after they were arrested in Mae Sai District with 200,000 Methamphetamine Pills destined for Bangkok. The three men and two women, were apprehended after a raid on a hotel room in Mae Sai district […]

December 31st, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Cop Killer Gunned Down by Police in Mae Chan District of Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI – A suspected drug trafficker was shot dead on Friday, a day after he allegedly killed a Chiang Rai police officer who was seeking to take him in for questioning. The suspect was identified as Pornchai Srisawat, 39, of Chiang Rai, said Pol Maj Gen Poonsap Prasertsak, acting chief of Provincial […]

December 30th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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