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Thailand’s Mangosteens Contain Anti-Cancer Properties

  Chiangrai Times – Thai scientists, led by Professor Dr Pichaet Wiriyachitra, have unveiled their significant breakthrough on Monday, proving that concentrated extracts from mangosteens...

Thai Government to Promote Breast Feeding over Infant Formula

  Chiangrai Times A Thai Government initiative to monitor and control the marketing of infant formula and other substitutes for breastfeeding, which is encouraged for...

Thailand’s Dengue Fever Vaccine Trials Proving Effective

  Chiangrai Times – French Drug Maker Sanofi has announced that its dengue vaccine has proved effective against three of the four dengue virus strains...

Thai-Myanmar Mae Tao Border Clinic Faces Funding Crunch

  Chiangrai Times – The Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, 320 kilometres north-west of Bangkok, has appealed for Bt13 million (US$419,355 dollars) to meet...

Kratom Leaf for Drug Cocktail Adds to Thailand’s Woes

  Chiangrai Times – The drug, kratom, is far less debilitating than the methamphetamines and heroin that are trafficked through the area. But its rampant...

2-year-Old Girl in Bangkok Dies from Deadly Enterovirus 71 Virus

  Chiangrai Times – The Virus Enterovirus 71 has been found in the throat of a two-year-old who died at a Bangkok hospital last week...

Concerns over HFMD Virus Causes Schools Closure

  Chiangrai Times –Concerns over the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) virus among young children in Thailand and Cambodia were fueled...

Salmonella Strain Infect 500 kids in ChiangMai

  Chiangrai Times – A drug-resistant strain of Salmonella bacteria, that was found in eggs causing 500 schoolchildren to fall ill, might continue lingering and...

Child Killing Virus Unmasked by World Health Organization

  Chiangrai Times – The World Health Organization, in conjunction with the Cambodian Ministry of Health, will conclude that a combination of pathogens is to...

EV-71 Virus Killing Children in Cambodia, 52 Deaths

  Chiangrai Times - A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm...

First Sextuplets Born in Thailand

  Chiangrai Times – Duangchanok Wangwitthayaskul delivered three girls and three boys at Bumrungrad International Hospital about two months ago, but she appeared in public...

Brands Brings Dental Services to Chiang Rai Villages

Smile Brands Inc. has renewed its commitment to bringing dental services to people around the world, treating 725 people in five impoverished communities in...

Reiki Treatments and Training in Chiang Rai

  Chiangrai Times – Get Reiki treatments and training (all levels) in the town of Mae Sai, which is located in the beautiful Chiang Rai...

H1N1 Virus Strikes Nakhon Ratchasima Province

  Chiangrai Times – Forty-one People have been confirmed being infected with the H1N1 swine flu virus at Nakhon Ratchasima Rajanagarindra Psychiatric Hospital, the Ministry...

Thailand’s Health Ministry to Scrap Squat Toilets in Public Facilities

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - If you spend any appreciable amount of time in Asia outside of your hotel room you will at some point probably find...

Dengue Vaccine in Sight

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – French Firm Sanofi, hopes for positive results in September from a key trial among children in Thailand that would set it...

The Trafficking Children to Sell Flowers

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - In an impoverished town in Thailand near the border with Myanmar, a trafficker offered a desperate Burmese widow 5,000 baht (US$160)...

Controversial activist Somaly Mam fighting the Sex Trade

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - Sold into a brothel as a child, Cambodian activist Somaly Mam has become one of the most recognisable, glamorous and controversial...

Survey Say’s “Women in North-Eastern Thailand are Big Boozers”

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - In a recent survey conducted by the Community Soul Foundation of 400 women aged 25 to 60 in five north-eastern provinces,...

Yaba or Methamphetamine Worse Than Heroin

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - The Yaba pills come in pretty colours of dusky rose, green, red and orange. Placed in a palm, they look innocent...
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