Officials in Chiang Rai Campaign to Help Prevent Wildfire and Haze Problems

Officials in Chiang Rai Campaign to Help Prevent Wildfire and Haze Problems

– CHIANG RAI – The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) has held a cycling event urging the people of Chiang Rai Province and neighboring countries to help prevent wildfire and haze problems. Thailand’s Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, General Surasak Karnjanarat presided over event  with 300 environmental volunteers who […]

Chiang Rai Artist Rehears Traditional Dance for Royal Cremation Ceremony

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 […]

Chiang Rai Governor and Japanese Consul Preside Over the Planting of 100 Sakura “Cherry Blossom” Trees

Chiang Rai Governor and Japanese Consul Preside Over the Planting of 100 Sakura “Cherry Blossom” Trees

. . CHIANG RAI – Governor of Chiang Rai, Boonsong Techamaneesathit, alongside Japanese Consul to Chiang Mai Hisao Horikoshi, presided over a planting ceremony of 100 Cherry Blossom trees (Sakura) in Chiang Rai, reflecting Thailand-Japan friendships. The Cherry Blossom trees were brought from Gunma prefecture in Japan by the Gunma Sakura Association. The 100 sakura […]

Chiang Rai Residents Warned to Brace for Cold Weather and Fog

Chiang Rai Residents Warned to Brace for Cold Weather and Fog

  CHIANG RAI – Authorities in Chiang Rai Province have warned residents living in high altitude areas to brace for cold weather conditions and to drive carefully due to heavy blankets of fog during the morning. In the downtown area of Chiang Rai, the morning fog reduced the visibility level to 60 meters. Drivers had […]

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

  At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.   CHIANG RAI – If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in […]

Getting a Taste of Chiangrai

Getting a Taste of Chiangrai

  Chiang Rai is the northern most province in Thailand and a famous tourist spot for its natural wonders and the remnants of an ancient civilization. Situated at a height of about 2000mts above sea level, Chiang Rai is one of the best places to visit in Thailand for nature enthusiasts and eco-tourists. The hilly […]

Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong Saving Children and Horses

Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong Saving Children and Horses

Chiang Rai, Thailand. The monastery, founded by former Thai boxing champion Phra Kru Ba Neua Chai who became a Buddhist monk , takes in destitute children, training them in equestrian skills on horses, many of which have been saved from slaughterhouses, and Thai boxing .   In a remote hamlet in Chiang Rai, Thailand, a […]

Heavy Rains in North Expected in the North During March

Heavy Rains in North Expected in the North During March

  CHIANGRAI – The Meteorological Department warned residents in the North and Northeast to brace for heavy rains during the next few days.  The weather bureau said that strong westerly winds from Myanmar will prevail over the upper parts of Thailand during March 7-9, bringing isolated thundershowers. Recent tests also found the level of particulates […]

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