About US


Chiang Rai Times is a Non-Profit English Language News portal has been introduced to the market place to share local, regional and international news. Information that affects the local community covering politics, business, and social events.

An Online news portal that shares news and supports and promotes Chiang Rai business, tourism and social events  and will provide residents and visitors alike with the information they want to know about and presented in a weekly, up to date and enjoyable format.

Chiang Rai Times shares and promotes local, regional and international journalists and photographers, News Articles and Photo’s are submitted by readers and professionals for everyone to read and enjoy.

Due to the number of articles and photographs shared by contributors, Chiang Rai Times cannot verify all the content of the articles or photographs. Should you find an article or image that you feel is offensive or has been shared without your consent, please send us the link and it will be removed immediately.

Chiang Rai Times is a Media Max, USA Company and is a Non- Profit Web Portal, any revenues generated by this site go towards the costs of hosting the site. We do not charge for advertising of local businesses and postings are done free of charge, any profits will donated to Reporters Without Borders.

Freedom of information is the foundation of any democracy. Yet almost half of the world’s population is still denied it. We all share the right to freedom of information.

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Robert Starmer Freelance Journalist and Managing Editor

Richard S Ehrlich Freelance Writer  Click here for his Blog

Chawadee Nualkhair BangkokGlutton, Thai-American from Pittsburgh (Steeler Nation) who is now married with two kids in Bangkok. I am a freelance journalist, mostly writing about food

Mr. Robert R. Virasin – U.S. Attorney and managing director of Virasin & Partners. Mr. Yutthachai Sangsirisap is a licensed Thai Attorney at Virasin & Partners.

Ray Farmer – Ray has a computer science degree and has been teaching English conversation  for nine years.  Ray works with with people who can read and speak some English and are wanting to improve their English conversation skills.

Joel Barlow’s Chiangrai Author of many self-published books, including several about Thailand and Chiang Rai Sites Below