Canadian Couple Giving Hope to Kids in Chiang Rai

Canadian Couple Giving Hope to Kids in Chiang Rai

. . CHIANG RAI -Canadian’s Brian and Karen Shaben never had kids of their own, but, by next week, they’ll have 24 to look after.  “That’s just the ironic part, how do you go from zero kids to 24?” Brian said with a laugh. The Canadian couple, founders of World Wide Life Humanitarian Partnership Society […]

Anti-Trafficking Organisation Trafcord Awarded 77,000 Euro’s From Germany

  CHIANG MAI – Northern Thailand’s non-profit Anti-Trafficking Organisation Trafcord was awarded 77,000 euro (approximately Bt2.4 million) from the German Government to support their fight against human trafficking. The German Parliament and the Human Rights Committee, Frank Heinrich and Jürgen Klimke, awarded the cheque to Trafcord on April 13 in Chiang Mai. The project is […]

Friends Of Thai Daughters Opens Safe House in Chiang Rai

Friends Of Thai Daughters Opens Safe House in Chiang Rai

    CHIANG RAI – Friends of Thai Daughters (FTD), a Boothbay-based NGO providing education and emotional support to young girls at risk of being trafficked in Northern Thailand, has acquired a permanent safe house with grant funding awarded from the Otto and Fran Walter Foundation. The new safe house located in Chiang Rai, will […]

The Roberts Missionaries from US Embrace Chiang Rai

The Roberts Missionaries from US Embrace Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI – Troy Roberts and Cora (Butters) Roberts began dating while at BFHS in 1999. If you’ve lived in Bonners that long, you might remember Troy from football, soccer, basketball, his various involvements with student government, or a few incidents with local authority (before he found Jesus). Cora is most likely remembered as […]

Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Clarifies Its Position On Myanmar Refugee Return

Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Clarifies Its Position On Myanmar Refugee Return

  CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has reached an agreement with the commander-in-chief of Burma’s military to repatriate the 120,000 refugees on the Thai Burma border. The agreement has alarmed human rights experts and has increased refugees concerns, with uncertainty as to exactly when and where the refugees will […]

Ascott Organises Humanitarian Trip To Improve The Lives Of Underprivileged Children At Doi Wiengpa Pitaya School In Chiang Rai Province

Ascott Organises Humanitarian Trip To Improve The Lives Of Underprivileged Children At Doi Wiengpa Pitaya School In Chiang Rai Province

  CHIANG RAI – Joining hands with Capita Land Hope Foundation and iCare Thailand Foundation to raise funds for improvements to school dormitories Thailand, 7 July 2014 – The Ascott Limited (Ascott), serviced residence owner-operator in Thailand, Capita Land Hope Foundation (CHF), the philanthropic arm of Capita Land and iCare Thailand Foundation partner in joint […]

Children Are Not for Sale – The Sold Project Chiang Rai

Children Are Not for Sale – The Sold Project Chiang Rai

    CHIANG RAI – Thailand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It’s a paradise on earth but here for 5 dollars you can buy a 10-year-old girl or a 9-year-old boy. Sex sells. Children. For $10 billion a year. You can help end it now: Living in the neighborhood of Mae Lao […]

Thais Need for Beauty Promotes to Illegal Surgery

Thais Need for Beauty Promotes to Illegal Surgery

  BANGKOK — Her dream was to look less Thai and more like Jennifer Lopez, so the 25-year-old street food vendor went to the Internet and typed in “cheap Botox.” That was the start of a five-year makeover for Ratphila Chairungkit that included two nose jobs, two eye-widening surgeries, chin augmentation, lip trimming, skin whitening […]

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