• Sun, 24 Jun 2018 19:44
    Search continues for 13 missing youth
    A RECREATIONAL visit to a Chiang Rai attraction by a group of 13 youths turned into a nightmare this weekend with all of them still missing.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:51
    Myanmar men charged with bringing meth across border
    Two Myanmar men were arrested in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district on Wednesday night allegedly carrying 30 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:24
    Man arrested for killing wife in Chiang Rai
    Police arrested a Chiang Rai man on Tuesday night for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and throwing her body in their fishpond before going for a drink.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:42
    Thai doctor pulls cattle leech from Lao boy’s throat
    A doctor at a Chiang Rai hospital pulled a cattle leech from the throat of a Lao boy on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:38
    Woman charged with tricking Laotian girl into prostitution
    A 37-year-old Hmong woman, wanted for luring a 16-year-old Laotian girl with a promise of a fried chicken shop’s worker job in Thailand but then taking her into forced prostitution at a karaoke bar in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district, has been taken into custody.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Sodium cyanide stocks impounded
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday temporarily impounded 48 tonnes of sodium cyanide at a warehouse in Chiang Rai province, while the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) announced a separate confiscation of 9 million methamphetamine pills and 300kg of crystal meth or “ice” in Chiang Mai.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:39
    Gruesome death for caged cats, dogs trapped in house fire
    At least ten dogs and cats were trapped inside their cages and burned to death by a house fire in Chiang Rai's Muang district on Sunday night.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 17:50
    Myanmar-Thai border bust nets 15-tonne
    A 15-TONNE batch of sodium cyanide that can be used to make millions of methamphetamine pills was seized and Chiang Rai man was arrested last week when a smuggling operation into Myanmar from Thailand was intercepted.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    SRT PUSHES DOUBLE-TRACK RAIL PROPOSALS
    The State Railways of Thailand (SRT) is expected in the next few weeks to table before the Cabinet a plan to build the Denchai-Chiang Rai-Chiang Kong double-track rail line worth Bt76 billion, according to SRT acting director Worawut Mala.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:02
    Live Lao pangolins seized on Mekong boat
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning rescued some 40 live pangolins, weighed 200kg in total, that were smuggled in 10 sacks in a boat across the Mekong River into Chiang Rai's Wiang Kaen district to be sold to restaurants and medicine shops. The pangolins were said to worth at least Bt615,000.
    Around Thailand
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 13:41
    ‘Ice’ found in parcel to be sent to Israel
    Thailand Post and customs officials on Saturday found a small amount of crystal methamphetamine inside a parcel sent from Chiang Rai to an address in Israel.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 May 2018 08:52
    Chiang Rai hit by two mild earthquakes
    Two very mild earthquakes happened in Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district late on Tuesday night, the Seismology Bureau reported.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 May 2018 08:50
    Hmong lawyer arrested with 800kg of ‘ice’, say police
    Chiang Rai police have arrested a Hmong lawyer while she was allegedly driving a pickup truck with 800 kilograms of crystal meth, or “ice”, on board.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 25 May 2018 16:12
    120kg of 'ice' seized in Chiang Rai
    Border patrol police (BPP) in Chiang Rai said they intercepted an attempt to smuggle 120 kilogrammes of crystal meth or "ice" into the kingdom on Thursday night but the suspected courier managed to flee.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 17:45
    Police link abandoned meth cache to fatal Chiang Rai ambush
    Police on Tuesday revealed they had seized a huge cache of 12 million methamphetamine pills from a vehicle abandoned in Chiang Rai.
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