• Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    World ambassadors get taste of northern Thai culture
    CULTURE Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat is all set to host nearly 40 ambassadors and their spouses from 20 countries, as they explore the northern cultures of Thailand and Myanmar, with the aim of strengthening and extending cultural cooperation between Thailand and Asean countries.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:34:43
    Lovers take to sky as part of Chiang Rai Balloon Fiesta
    Buttree Puedpong, a taekwondo athlete who won a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and her groom, Pen-Ek Karaket, who won a silver medal for taekwando in the 2010 Asian Games, joined 12 other couples who professed their love for each other in hot air balloons over Chiang Rai’s Muang district after being legally married on Valentine’s Day.
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:40:52
    KBank promotes QR code payment at Singha balloon fiesta
    KBank and Singha Park in Chiang Rai are joining forces over a balloon festival to promote QR Code payments.
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:32:05
    Thai Vietjet launches northern Thailand promotion for Valentine’s
    Thai Vietjet on Thursday introduced its latest promotion for upcoming Valentine’s and the Lunar New Year festival. The promotion will feature low fares to Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi starting from just Bt255 per one way, exclusive of tax and fees (Bt539 one-way) but inclusive of tax, fees and credit card payment fees).
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  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:22:10
    Campaign launched to demand justice over 200 pet dogs, cats culled in Chiang Rai
    Eight animal rights groups have launched a campaign on the Change.org website to demand justice in regard to the more than 200 pet dogs and cats recently culled in two villages by livestock officials in Chiang Rai province.
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  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:05:39
    Fearing cull, Chiang Rai villagers vote to keep pets
    Residents of a third village in Chiang Rai's Mae Fah Lung district where rabies has been detected, voted to keep and detain their pet dogs and cats instead of handing them over to livestock officials to be culled.
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  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:35:21
    Livestock Department chief describes pet cull as ‘mercy killings'
    The Livestock Department chief on Friday defended as mercy killing the culling of over 100 pet dogs and cats at a village in Chiang Rai’s Mae Fah Luang district.
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  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:40:36
    Animal rights groups cry foul over cull of 100 dogs, cats in Chiang Rai
    Seven animal rights organisations have demanded the Livestock Department explain the culling of over 100 pet dogs and cats at a Chiang Rai village following the spread of rabies there.
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 11:51:33
    Huge quantities of meth retrieved as suspects flee after shootout
    Drug suspects fled leaving behind 530,000 meth-amphetamine tablets following a brief gunfight with officials at a checkpoint in Chiang Rai province’s Mae Sai district on Saturday night.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:40:26
    Haze pollution and burning bans addressed in Chiang Rai
    Chiang Rai province hopes to implement an outdoor burning ban from February 17 to April 17 and to organise talks with neighbouring Laos and Myanmar to address the problem of cross-border haze pollution caused by the illegal burning of forests and fields.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:38:20
    A four-series event with magnetic appeal
    Local running enthusiasts will be given a new challenge called the Singha Series Run which comprises four circuits in Chiang Rai, Petchaburi, Chiang Mai and Bangkok.
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:30:00
    A great sip of Doi Chang
    Travelling from the top of a mountain to a coffee cup, Doi Chaang Coffee is justifiably famous for its single-origin, high quality Arabica coffee that is planted and produced in Baan Doi Chang, Mae Suai, Chiang Rai.
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Chiang Rai locals still oppose Lao hydropower dam after meet with Laos officials
    LAOS AUTHORITIES and the developer of the Pak Beng hydropower dam project failed in a meeting yesterday to relieve concerns of local people living along the Mekong River in Thailand about the impacts of a dam now under construction on the river.
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:10:09
    Military conscript arrested over businessman’s murder
    A conscript who allegedly killed a Chiang Rai businessman was arrested on Saturday under a warrant issued by the Military Court.
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:06:34
    Two arrested in Chiang Rai with 3.24 m meth pills
    Chiang Rai police arrested two Hmong-ethnic suspects late on Friday night while they were allegedly smuggling 3.24 million methamphetamine pills from the border into Muang district.
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