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Teso Lotus Goes Organic, Partnering with Hilltribe Families in Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Tesco Lotus has joined up with hilltribe families from Doi Wawee in Chiang Rai province to produce its own brand of organic eggs to supply stores nationwide. The partnership generates a steady income for the families, who each earn up to Bt15,000 per month for rearing organic hens. The initiative is […]

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

Mae Sai Immigration Police Transferred for Taking Selfies with Accused Murderer Preeyanuch “Preaw” Nonwangchai

– CHIANG RAI – Two immigration police officers in Mae Sai have been transferred to the Immigration Police 5 operation center over photos of them posing with accused murderer Preeyanuch “Preaw” Nonwangchai with a face mask, a source at the Royal Thai Police said on Tuesday. The transfer order follows criticism over the inappropriateness of […]

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

Suspects in Karaoke Bar Singer Killing Handed Over to Thai Authorities in Mae Sai Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – The Three karaoke bar girls wanted by Khon Kaen provincial police for alleged involvement in the murder and dismembering of Warisara “Am” Klinjui, 22 were flown from Chiang Rai province to Bangkok this afternoon for interrogation. The three suspects, identified as Ms Preeyanuch “Preaw” Nonwangchai, Ms Kawita “Earn” Ratchada and Ms […]

June 4th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Pha Muang Task Force Recovers Drugs Abandoned by Drug Runners in Mae Sai

–   CHIANG RAI – Col Kidakorn Chantra, commander of the Pha Muang task force has reported drug traffickers abandoned one million speed pills beside the Mae Sai River and swam back to Myanmar after being spotted by a military patrol late Friday night. The Pha Muang task force spotted five men crossing the river to […]

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

Chiang Rai Strawberry Entrepreneur Bridges Urban-Rural Divide

– CHIANG RAI – For a young Thai with a university degree, fluent English and work experience in the U.S., Walaiporn Phumirat made an unlikely career choice. While many of her former classmates were competing for city jobs, she returned to her rustic village in Chiang Rai Province, in the once-notorious Golden Triangle, and became […]

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

Police Seek Three Thai Suspects Held Up in Tachilek in Dismemberment Case

    TACHILEK – Myanmar police have told their Thai counterparts they know the whereabouts of three Thai women being sought in connection with last week’s gruesome murder of a fourth in Khon Kaen. A police source said on Thursday the Myanmar authorities who reportedly detained two women suspected also have the description of a […]

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

Chiang Rai Vocational College Organizes Open House

– Chiang Rai Vocational College has held an open house to encourage parents and youngsters to turn their attention to Dual Vocational Education. In his opening remarks, Vice Governor of Chiang Rai Sakchai Wongkanit has mentioned the civil state policy and its role in the development of the grassroots economy and vocational education. In fiscal […]

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

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