• Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:30
    Australian members of the Thai cave rescue team visit Tham Luang cave
    Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris and Craig Challen accompany Thai and Australian officials into Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province on Monday.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
    A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 11:30
    Troops prevent fire spreading from Myanmar to Thai community
    Army troops successfully prevented a forest fire in Myanmar from reaching a Thai community on the border in Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district on Friday night.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:43
    Six nabbed with 2.5 million meth pills in Chiang Rai
    Three women and three men were arrested with 2.5 million methamphetamine pills in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district early Thursday, police said.
    Around Thailand
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:30
    Meth tablets seized from Mae Sai banana plantation
    Some 50,000 methamphetamine tablets were seized by rangers of the Pha Muang task force on the Thailand-Myanmar border area in Chiang Rai province.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    North chokes on toxic haze largely from Myanmar fires
    THE NORTH was once again choking under dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles yesterday. For instance, tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district cited the day’s peak at 128 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg. As of 11am, the district also hit 238 in its Air Quality Index score (AQI), more than double the safety limit of 100.
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:07
    North sees return of dangerous levels of PM2.5 particles
    Many northern provinces on Monday were suffering from dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles, including Tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district with the day’s peak of 117 micrograms per cubic metre (mcg) of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg.
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  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 15:30
    Hot pursuit nets a million meth pills in Chiang Rai
    Soldiers of the Pha Muang taskforce found one million methamphetamine pills in a pickup truck abandoned in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district following a chase on Saturday night.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 17:00
    Tham Luang caves closed from Feb 19 to retrieve rescue equipment
    The Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province, the scene of a much-publicised international rescue mission last July, will close to all visitors from February 19 in order to allow Thai Navy SEALs to enter and recover equipment left inside.
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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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  • 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, 28 Aug 2018 09:15
    Customs nabs university student with 6,000 meth pills at Chiang Rai border
    A university student was arrested on Monday evening at the Mae Sai border checkpoint in Chiang Rai while allegedly attempting to smuggle 6,000 methamphetamine pills from Myanmar to pay his boarding fee.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 19:30
    Guidelines set for media as ABC airs interview and 2 others wait their turn
    The media may ask for permission to interview the 13 members of the Mu Pa (Wild Boar) Academy Mae Sai, who were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave under the world’s spotlight last month.
    national
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:20
    It’s back to school for ‘Mu Pa' boys
    A BLESSING ritual was held on Monday to welcome 12 young footballers – who had been trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave for more than two weeks – back to their studies.
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  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:10
    Five Chiang Rai villages near rescue cave hit by mountain run-off
    Mountain run-off on Monday night hit five villages in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district, near where the young Moo Pa (Wild Boars) football team was recently rescued from a cave in a closely followed international operation.
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