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Seizure From Five Drug Couriers Killed in Chiang Rai Larger than Initially Reported

  – CHIANG RAI – Drug Suppression Authorities in Chiang Rai have revealed that there was significantly more methamphetamine pills than originally reported, seized from five drug couriers killed during a Chiang Rai border clash on Sunday. The methamphetamine was contained in 19 bags, and the initial count was given as 1.9 million pills. A […]

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

Cool Temperatures and Blanketing Fog Hit Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – A thick fog settled over Chiang Rai on Saturday morning after the mountaintop temperatures fell to about 10 degrees Celsius. Local residents said rains fell through the night ending early in the morning, leading to cold temperatures and heavy fog throughout the province. Police in Muang Chiang Rai said visibility on […]

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

Pha Muang Task Force Guns Down Five Drug Runners in Chiang Rai’s Mae Pha Luang District

– CHIANG RAI – Soldiers from the Pha Muang Task Force have shot and killed five drug traffickers after a clash with soldiers manning the border of Chiang Rai Province on Sunday. Soldiers of the Pha Muang Task Force who have been maintaining an increased surveillance along the border with Myanmar in Mae Pha Luang […]

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

Thai Privy Councilor Inspects Royal Projects in Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Thai privy councilor Mr. Palakorn Suwannarat has returned to Chiang Rai to inspect the undertaking of a number of royal projects and to deliver a token of appreciation to all involved in fulfilling these royal initiatives. His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun graciously assigned Mr. Palakorn Suwannarat, the privy councillor, to […]

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

Thailand Working with Myanmar and Laos to Stop Cross-Border Haze from Illegal Burning

– CHIANG RAI – Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat said yesterday that Thailand is working with Laos and Myanmar to address the problem of cross-border haze pollution caused by the illegal burning of forests and fields. Minister Surasak Karnjanarat made the remarks at a meeting on measures to prevent and solve the problem […]

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

Toon Bodyslam’s Charity Run to Chiang Rai Close to 700-Million-Baht Goal

– CHIANG RAI – Rock star, Athiwara Khongmalai, known among his fans as Toon Bodyslam, is close to achieving his 700-million baht fundraising goal. He is heading towards the central province of Suphan Buri today. Toon and his like-minded friends, who on Wednesday reached Nonthaburi province, were greeted by Vice Governor of Nonthaburi, Cholatee Yangtrong […]

December 8th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Pha MuangTask Force Kills 4 Drug Runners in Firefight

  – CHIANG MAI – Four suspected drug traffickers have been shot dead and a huge cache of methamphetamine seized after soldiers tried to intercept a drug caravan crossing from Myanmar into Mae Ai district of Chiang Mai last night. Soldiers from Pha MuangTask Force was patrolling along the border jungle in Mae Ai after […]

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

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