• Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:18:54
    Eight get lengthy prison terms over Mae Hong Son prostitution racket
    The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Wednesday found eight defendants guilty of human trafficking, underage prostitution and other charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son and sentenced them to imprisonments ranging from eight to 320 years.
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:04:30
    Rain abates, fires foul air in North
    Continuing forest fires pushed air quality in northern Mae Hong Son province well beyond the safe level on Monday.
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  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:10:53
    PM10 pollution still rising despite woodland-fire ban
    A governor’s directive to bar entry to reserve forest lands and parks to reduce hazardous pollution in the North has so far failed to reverse the amount of PM10 particulates in Mae Hong Song.
  • Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:39:42
    Fires push Mae Hong Son pollution to 150mg
    Fire-fighters and volunteers in Mae Hong Son are battling brush fires along highways and on mountains day and night despite woodlands being officially sealed off.
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:31:14
    Myanmar men arrested for causing forest fire
    Two Myanmar men were arrested on Monday evening for causing a forest fire that damaged some 20 rai of forest in the Khun Yuam district of Mae Hong Son province.
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  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:24:49
    Haze-choked Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai seal off forests
    Mae Hong Son’s decision to bar entry to woodlands in a bid to curb forest fires and haze does not apply to local people who daily forage there for food and other necessities villagers, Deputy Governor Prachuap Ajarapong clarified on Monday.
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  • Sun, 25 Mar 2018 13:24:08
    Locals barred from Mae Hong Son forest for one week to fight pollution
    Mae Hong Son’s forest will be off-limits to people collecting forest produce from March 25 to March 31 as a measure to ease air pollution in the province.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:09:53
    Myanmar man arrested with meth, opium in Mae Hong Son
    A Myanmar man was arrested on Wednesday evening for allegedly trying to smuggle 8,000 methamphetamine pills and more that eight kilograms of opium across the border in Muang Mae Hong Son.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:15:50
    Riverside residents and refugees join forces to oppose Salween dams
    More than 800 Thai and Karen residents living close to the Salween River in Mae Sariang of Mae Hong Son province and the Ituta refugee camp in Myanmar’s Karen State jointly held a “No-Dam” campaign on Wednesday.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:57:23
    Mae Hong Son welcomes 417 new Thai citizens
    Mae Hong Son on Wednesday presented Thai citizenship identification cards to 417 formerly stateless children and young people who were born to foreigners living in the northern province.
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  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:54:31
    Tourists enjoy Mae Hong Son fog, while locals call for disaster declaration
    The downtown of Mae Hong Son was covered with fog on Friday morning to the delight of tourists as the temperature in the town dropped to eight degrees Celsius.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    PM pushes transport projects to develop Mae Hong Son
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday said he expected the development of three routes to Mae Hong Son – one of the most visited provinces in the North – to enhance transportation in line with the development strategy for the region over the next five years.
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53:25
    PM denies using Mae Hong Son trip for campaigning
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday defended his field trip to Mae Hong Son, saying it did not serve as political campaigning for his ruling junta government ahead of the election.
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  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 09:51:07
    Fire destroys chapel in revered Mae Hong Son temple
    The chapel of a much-revered temple in the tourist destination of Pai in Mae Hong Son province was destroyed by a fire early on Saturday.
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  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:48:22
    Three shot dead in Mae Hong Son over neighbourhood noise
    The son-in-law of a Mae Hong Son hotel operator allegedly shot to death three people in a khao tom shop next door early Friday because their customers were making too much noise.
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