Section: Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai News – The Latest News from Chiang Rai, Thailand

Narcotics officers arrest three with 370 kg of ‘ice’ and heroin in Chiang Rai

Three Hmong men from Tak province have been arrested in Chiang Rai while allegedly attempting to smuggle 300 kilograms of…

23 hours ago

Saman Kunan’s bronze statue arrives in Chiang Rai

The bronze statue made in commemoration of Lieutenant-Commander Saman Kunan, aka. Ja Sam, a former Navy SEAL member who died…

3 days ago

Cave-rescue mural now moved to official Tham Luang memorial

by Natthawat Laping The large mural depicting “The Heroes” from the dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai in June/July this…

5 days ago

New book recounts Thai cave rescue of Wild Boars

PHOTOS: CNN.com, The National, Amazon.com On June 23 2018, the world first heard about the disappearance of 12 Thai boys,…

7 days ago

Second major shootout and drug haul in Chiang Rai this week

A drug suspect has been killed in shootout with soldiers. A drug suspect has been shot dead during a shootout…

1 week ago

Alleged drug mule shot dead in clash with troops in Chiang Rai

PHOTO: Chiang Rai and Myanmar border at Mae Sai A drug mule has been shot dead on the border between…

2 weeks ago

Five armed men guarding a Myanmar drug caravan shot dead by troops in Chiang Rai

FILE PHOTO Army troops shot dead five allegedly armed drug smugglers who were guarding a drug caravan near the Thai-Myanmar…

3 weeks ago

Shooting begins on “The Cave, Nang Non” film

Tom Waller, a Thai filmmaker with Irish heritage, begun filming a movie which showcases the international operation to rescue the…

3 weeks ago

Police intercept 5 million methamphetamine pills in Chiang Rai

PHOTO: Chiang Rai Times "An estimated 5 million meth pills were found in 13 boxes." Two suspected drug mules have…

4 weeks ago

The new visa-fee waiver working in the north

According to the National News Bureau of Thailand, the new visa-fee waiver is working. Well, in the northern provinces anyway.…

4 weeks ago