Hmong Woman Arrested in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong District for Forcing a 16 Year-old Laotian Girl into Prostitution

The 16 year-old Laotian girl was promised a job in a chicken shop then forced into prostitution at a karaoke bar in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district.

Hmong Woman Arrested in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong District for Forcing a 16 Year-old Laotian Girl into Prostitution

  CHIANG RAI – Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Pol Colonel Paisit Wongmuang said on Tuesday that a 37-year-old Hmong woman, has been arrested for luring a 16 year-old Laotian girl in forced prostitution. Ms. Maiv Pai Ntshua Nplaim, 37  was arrested on a warrant for luring a 16-year-old Laotian girl with a promise […]

48 Tonnes of Sodium Cyanide Impounded at a Warehouse in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Saen District

A source at the ONCB claimed that although sodium cyanide can be used to extract gold, it could also be synthesized into the narcotic substrate called phenyl-2-propanone to make methamphetamine.

48 Tonnes of Sodium Cyanide Impounded at a Warehouse in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Saen District

  CHIANG RAI – The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has impounded 48 tonnes of sodium cyanide, which can be used in the making of crystal meth at a warehouse in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Saen district. During the raid by Officers from the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) of a rented warehouse in Chiang […]

Chiang Rai Provincial Authorities Hold Workshop on Textiles Development and Design

Chiang Rai province is promoting its textiles and ornaments to the international market by highlighting cultural aspects to enhance the product value.

Chiang Rai Provincial Authorities Hold Workshop on Textiles Development and Design

  CHIANG RAI – The Chiang Rai Provincial Industrial Office on Thursday (June 14th) held a workshop on accessories and textiles development and design to entrepreneurs and students in Chiang Rai and surrounding provinces. Participants were given the know-how on fashion, creative design, sewing, and product development using technology and innovation to help differentiate the […]

Chiang Rai Governor Steps in to Help Local Pineapple Farmers

Some of the farmers have been forced to leave their pineapples to ripen and rot in the fields, as they were unable to make enough money to hire workers for harvesting.

Chiang Rai Governor Steps in to Help Local Pineapple Farmers

  CHIANG RAI – Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn and local authorities in Chiang Rai Province have held a meeting with a group of local pineapple farmers to address a price slump affecting their product. According to the farmers, the price of Pattawia pineapples has fallen to 80 satang per kilogram, well below the minimum 4 baht […]

More than 1600 Cyclist Attend “Spin to Doi Tung Phra That” to Help Promote Chiang Rai as a Bicycle Friendly Province

More than 1600 Cyclist Attend “Spin to Doi Tung Phra That” to Help Promote Chiang Rai as a Bicycle Friendly Province

  CHIANG RAI – Dr. Chiang Rai Public Health Official, Dr. Tossathep Boonthong, and Pan Nai District Public Health Official, Pajon Jaikla, as President of the Chiang Rai cycling network, chaired the launching of “Spin to Doi Tung Phra That” to promote Chiang Rai as a bicycle friendly province. More than 1600 cyclists show their power […]

Lanna Beef Cattle Network Promotes Chiang Rai Beef Cattle Fair at Central Plaza

The Chiang Rai Provincial authorities are encouraging local farmers to turn to raising cattle for beef in order to develop and expand the beef cattle market for a stable income.

Lanna Beef Cattle Network Promotes Chiang Rai Beef Cattle Fair at Central Plaza

  CHIANG RAI – Provincial authorities have reported that they are looking to contain the price slumps of farm goods by encouraging farmers to raise cattle for beef. The Chiang Rai Provincial authorities are encouraging local farmers to turn to raising cattle for beef in order to develop and expand the beef cattle market for […]

Authorities Seize 15 Tonnes of Chemicals Used to Manufacture Crystal Meth at Chiang Rai-Myanmar Border

Authorities Seize 15 Tonnes of Chemicals Used to Manufacture Crystal Meth at Chiang Rai-Myanmar Border

  CHIANG RAI – The Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) secretary-general Sirinya Sidthichai told a press conference in Bangkok that 15 tonnes of sodium cyanide that’s used in the making of methamphetamine pills was seized and Chiang Rai man has been arrested. Chiang Rai native, Sawat Kaewdam, 41, is facing charges over alleged illegal entry and […]

M.L. Panadda Speaks to Youths in Chiang Rai on “The Origin of Thailand”

The lecture was aimed at instilling patriotism in young people

M.L. Panadda Speaks to Youths in Chiang Rai on “The Origin of Thailand”

  CHIANG RAI – The Assistant to the Minister Attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Mom Luang Panadda Diskul, gave a lecture to Thai youths, calling on them to love and respect their country. M.L. Panadda delivered the lecture titled “The Origin of Thailand” to a group of youths and children at the Juvenile Observation […]

Police Discover Thirteen Million Methamphetamine Pills Hidden Inside Furniture Truck from Chiang Rai

Officers found packages containing 13 million speed pills hidden inside more than 30 cabinets and beneath the truck

Police Discover Thirteen Million Methamphetamine Pills Hidden Inside Furniture Truck from Chiang Rai

  LAMPANG – Narcotics suppression police and local officers have seized thirteen million methamphetamine pills, found hidden in a 12-wheel truck at a checkpoint in northern Thailand on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. Police stopped a truck carrying sofas and office furniture for further examination in a check point in Lampang province in the north […]

Chiang Rai’s Mekong Patrol Unit Saves Pangolins Destined for Restaurants and Medicine Shops

Chiang Rai’s Mekong Patrol Unit Saves Pangolins Destined for Restaurants and Medicine Shops

  CHIANG RAI – On Wednesday morning Authorities in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Kaen District rescued approximately 40 live pangolins, that were smuggled in 10 sacks in a boat across the Mekong River, destined for restaurants and medicine shops. The Pangolins were said to worth at least Bt615,000. Navy Captain Wuthichai Phucharoenyot, chief of Chiang Rai-based […]

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