• Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:23
    Three Hmong men arrested with 300kg of 'ice, 70kg of heroin in Chiang Rai
    Three Hmong men from Tak were arrested in Chiang Rai on Friday night while allegedly attempting to smuggle 300 kilogrammes of crystal meth and 70 kilogrammes of heroin from Myanmar into the kingdom.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:40
    Cave-rescue memorial nearly finished
    A large painting depicting “The Heroes” of this past summer’s dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai has been installed at a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:30
    ‘The Heroes’ painting to be moved to memorial pavilion in front of Tham Luang Cave
    The 14-by-3-metre painting titled “The Heroes”, depicting the Thais and foreigners who took part in the rescue of the 12 “Wild Boars” and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district in June and July, will be moved on Thursday from Wat Rong Khun to a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
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  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:30
    Drug suspect killed in shootout with soldiers
    A drug suspect was shot dead during a gunfight with soldiers in Chiang Rai province late on Thursday night, and an estimated 15 million methamphetamine pills were found in his pickup.
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  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:55
    Inquiry launched after rescue of ailing dogs
    DOZENS OF sick dogs were this week rescued from a breeding farm in Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district that allegedly kept them in poor living conditions and have been moved to Chiang Mai for medical treatment, Save The Elephants Foundation president Saengduan Chailert said on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:00
    ‘Drug mule’ shot dead, 6m meth pills seized in intercept operation in Chiang Rai province
    An alleged drug mule was shot dead and 6.1 million methamphetamine pills seized following a pre-dawn clash between a combined police-military team and a group of drug couriers in the border area of the northern province of Chiang Rai on Tuesday.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:07
    Alleged drug mule shot dead in clash with troops in Chiang Rai
    An alleged drug mule was shot dead and 350,000 methamphetamine pills were seized following a clash between an Army task force and a group of drug suspects in Chiang Rai early on Friday.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:36
    Atop Chiang Rai’s Mount Phu Chi Fa, seas of mist – and coffee cups
    The higher slopes of Mount Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai’s Toeng district are attracting thousands of visitors with cool-season seas of mist, most spectacularly seen as the morning dawns.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:14
    Half million meth pills found sitting on Chiang Rai roadside
    Police and Army rangers found 588,000 methamphetamine pills abandoned on a border road in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Kaen district early Friday.
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  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:03
    Residents fear Mekong blasting to proceed
    Residents living along the Mekong River in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district have expressed strong opposition to a public hearing on China’s plans to blast away a stretch of rapids, saying there was no need for more talk about the proposal, which they would not tolerate.
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  • Sun, 25 Nov 2018 13:15
    Five drug suspects shot dead in Chiang Rai
    Soldiers in Chiang Rai killed five suspected drug traffickers near the Myanmar border on Saturday evening and seized 720,000 “yaba” (methamphetamine) pills, deputy commander of the Thai 3rd army region, Major General Bancha Suriyapan said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:19
    Smartphones, cash stolen from football players at National Games in Chiang Rai
    Six smartphones and Bt31,000 in cash were stolen on Wednesday when thieves broke into the dressing room of a football team taking part in the 46th National Games in Chiang Rai.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:49
    Two Chiang Rai men arrested with 5 million meth pills
    Two suspected drug mules were arrested in Chiang Rai on Wednesday night while allegedly trying to transport 5 million methamphetamine pills from a border village.
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  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:30
    Rangers seize ‘drug ingredients' on Myanmar border
    Paramilitary rangers from the Pha Muang task force have seized 90 litres of suspicious chemical liquid on the Myanmar border.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:15
    Chiang Rai shudders with three mild quakes
    Three mild earthquakes were recorded in Chiang Rai on Friday morning, the Meteorological Department’s Seismological Bureau reported.
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