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Posted on 1 February 2018 | 1:06 am
British man in Chiang Rai in urgent need of
ThaiVisa NewsBritish man in Chiang Rai in urgent need of heart surgery hits out at vile trolls as stranger offers to pay for ...ThaiVisa NewsGraham Briar, who has lived in Thailand for more than a decade, is currently in a hospital in Chiang Rai having been told he needs a triple heart bypass. However, because he does not have health insurance or the minimum 500,000 baht that doctors have ...
Posted on 1 February 2018 | 12:59 am
Thailand's Deputy PM Prawit, Ready to Resign
Chiang Rai TimesThailand's Deputy PM Prawit, Ready to Resign “If the People Don't Want Me”Chiang Rai TimesBANGKOK – Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan told the media today (Wednesday) that he was ready to resign “if the people do not want me”. In his meeting with reporters covering military affairs at the Defence ...and more »
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 6:06 am
Thailand's Immigration Hunting for 8000-Plus
Chiang Rai TimesThailand's Immigration Hunting for 8000-Plus Overstaying ForeignersChiang Rai TimesBANGKOK – Thailand's authorities are continuing to hunt for over 8,000 foreigners who have allegedly overstayed in this country, according to Defense Ministry spokesman Lt. Gen. Kongcheep Tantrawanich. Those foreigners, suspected to have illegally ...and more »
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 5:58 am
Thai Junta Files Charges Against Democracy
Chiang Rai TimesThai Junta Files Charges Against Democracy ActivistsChiang Rai TimesBANGKOK – Thailand's ruling military junta has filed charges against seven democracy activists for calling for elections and an end to military rule. Deputy national police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said on Tuesday that the National Council for ...and more »
Posted on 30 January 2018 | 6:59 am
Seven sisters and every one an exotic beauty
What do Pasay City, Philippines; Santa Rosalia, Mexico; Jalandhar, India; Chiang Rai, Thailand; Liyang, China; Asadabad, Afghanistan; and Baybay City, Philippines, have in common? Union City. From around the world, Union Citys sisters are coming together ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:52 am
Of fun and fertility
The Akha swing high in the air as they honour their ancestors and ask the gods for a good harvest AKHA COMMUNITIES in Chiang Rai, Thailand's northernmost province, will be pulsating with energy and music during the Akha Swing Festival this Saturday and Sunday.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:26 am
Bomb Explodes Outside Popular Bangkok Shrine
Car bombs, which have been used in southern Thailand by a Muslim separatist insurgency, are nonetheless rare in Bangkok. From Chiang Rai, Thailand, NPR reporter Michael Sullivan joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the bombing.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 4:01 am
Mandarin Opens a Window into China
Panthipa Asavatheputhai is a Chinese language lecturer at Mae Fah Luang University in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Her research areas include Chinese education and Chinese translation. She visited Beijing in July to participate in the third Visiting Program for ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 4:30 pm
Bachelor star Sean Lowe reveals he is
He popped the question to now 29-year-old Catherine in Chiang Rai, Thailand in the finale episode of The Bachelor aired on 11 March 2013. Their wedding soon followed at the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Santa Barbara, California in January 2014.
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 1:36 am