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Truck spraying stepped up to prevent swine fever from entering Thailand

Officials at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge border checkpoint are stepping spraying and checking trucks in an attempt to prevent African…

2 days ago

Thai Air Asia pulling the plug on its Chiang Rai-Singapore service?

from ttrweekly.com The Thai AirAsia’s direct flight between Chiang Rai and Singapore is unlikely to survive. That's the outlook of…

2 days ago

Thousands throng to Chiang Rai to remember the 1st anniversary of Tham Luang saga

PHOTO: Thai PBS Thousands of locals plus tourists, along with some of the key players in the search and rescue…

3 days ago

Miracle at Tham Luang – The Thailand cave drama unfolds, a year on

On June 23, a year ago, only a few northern Thai locals and serious cave enthusiasts knew much about the…

3 days ago

Chiang Rai woman shot in market car park by spurned ex-lover

PHOTO MONTAGE: Chiang Rai Times A 27 year old Thai woman, Sawitree Phromwong, was allegedly murdered last week by a…

1 week ago

2.2 million meth pills seized in Chiang Rai cross-border interception

In the game of 'catch me if you can' between drug smugglers and Thai police, this was another successful interception…

2 weeks ago

Drug smugglers get away but police seize their pickup stuffed with meth pills and ‘ice’

PHOTOS: The Nation Drug smugglers have abandoned their pickup and a huge cache of drugs following a high-speed chase through…

2 weeks ago

Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon, second in the Thailand series

The “Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon”was organised to promote Koh Samui tourism and to ensure that participants recognise the importance…

3 weeks ago

Weather warnings issued for Thailand’s north, central, east and upper south

Residents from the upper south to the north of the country are being warned to brace themselves for heavy monsoonal…

4 weeks ago

Two arrested in Nakhon Sawan attempting to smuggle over 4 million meth pills

PHOTO: The Nation Two Kanchanaburi men have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 4,459,000 methamphetamine pills from the North…

4 weeks ago

Thai troops kill four drug couriers and seize large haul of ketamine

Thai troops have shot and killed four alleged drug couriers and seized more than 300 kilograms of ketamine. The incident…

2 months ago

Thai government desperately needs a ‘clean air act’

by Pratch Rujivanarom Environment campaigners are urging the government to approve a clean-air act to solve the country’s chronic smog…

2 months ago

Tham Luang caves to be properly explored and mapped

Local and foreign cave experts have been mapping the Tham Luang-Khunnam Nang Non cave, in the Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai, to create the…

2 months ago

Study links Northern and Southern smog with rising cases of respiratory disease

A medical report has pointed to serious health threats from air pollution in Thailand's smog-prone areas, and the country's far…

2 months ago

Northern Thailand suffers whilst officials play the blame game

Excerpts from an article at ttrweekly.com Inflicting immeasurable damage to the health of residents and incalculable losses on the economy…

2 months ago

Police seize 2 million meth pills following car chase in Chiang Rai

PHOTO: Facebook/@thaipolice4.0 Police are investigating the source of 2 million methamphetamine pills seized on Friday in Chiang Rai, near the…

2 months ago

Netflix and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ production team announce cave rescue project

PHOTO: Yahoo.com Netflix, the most popular TV streaming service in Thailand, are teaming up with the producers of the hit…

2 months ago

US Court gives go ahead for Musk to face defamation charges over cave spat

PHOTO: Vernon Unsworth v Elon Musk. by ThaiVisa American tech entrepreneur, investor, and engineer, Elon Musk, is likely to face a…

2 months ago

History books will have to rewrite the Tham Luang cave story

"Two British divers have today found the 13 team members perched on the Nerm Nom Sao ledge." “I promise I…

2 months ago

Australian Tham Luang cave divers receive prestigious Thai awards

Australian cave divers Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen have been conferred the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn at…

2 months ago