Artikel tagged “chiang mai”

  • Chiang Mai: Wife follows husband to short time hotel. It didn’t end well.

    Chiang Mai: Wife follows husband to short time hotel. It didn’t end well.

    PHOTO: Sanook Sank is reporting that a Chiang Mai woman has caught her husband in bed with his mistress in a San Sai ‘short time’ hotel.

  • Chiang Mai: Singaporean cyclist killed in Hang Dong district

    Chiang Mai: Singaporean cyclist killed in Hang Dong district

    PHOTO: The New Paper 57 year old Denison Seah from Singapore was killed in an accident yesterday morning (July 1) while on a casual ride in Chiang Mai. He had lived in the northern city for the past three years. The Straits Times out of Singapore reports that he was a competitive cyclist who had taken part in numerous regional competitions for more than 20 years.

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    Heroin-swallowing smugglers nabbed in Chiang Mai and Bangkok

    15.5 kilograms of heroin is a serious amount of illicit narcotics. Six Nepalese and one Indian national have been accused of being members of a transnational drug-trafficking syndicate, They’ve been transporting drugs by having people swallow dozens of capsules containing heroin and were arrested last week. The Nepalese suspects were identified as Singha Bir Gongbotamang, Sudarshan Thapa, Prasad Gurung, Suresh Tamang, Abashesh Gurung and Kare Gurung while the Indian national was identified as Lal Gurung

  • Now, THAT’S a mushroom!

    Now, THAT’S a mushroom!

    Doi Tao, south of Chiang Mai, is where a five year old has found a giant mushroom, known locally as ‘hed jan’. Local villagers from the Ban Ko Luang, Pong Thung in Doi Tao were astonished when a five year old local, called Bell, turned up at home with an enormous mushroom on his shoulder that he says he collected from the forest. Chiangmaicitylife.com reports that the mushroom was identified as hed jan, an edible mushroom that usually grows on good soil in clumps

  • Complaints flow in for dodgy balloon festival organiser – Chiang Mai

    Complaints flow in for dodgy balloon festival organiser – Chiang Mai

    PHOTO: thaitravelblogs.com These balloon festivals have been popping up around the country and work like a travelling carnival of hot air balloons. The festivals tend to involve little more than a music festival with some well-lit hot air balloons around the perimeter

  • Chiang Mai hoteliers say the licensing laws are ‘unjust’.

    Chiang Mai hoteliers say the licensing laws are ‘unjust’.

    PHOTO: www.delannahotel.com A few weeks ago a Hua Hin condo lost a court case when the judge ruled that the condominium was not allowed to rent out its rooms on a daily or weekly basis. This has big ramifications for websites and business models like AirBnB. Now the crackdowns are happening in Chiang Mai but local hoteliers believe the registration laws need updating.

  • New airports in Phuket and Chiang Mai will ‘ease congestion’.

    New airports in Phuket and Chiang Mai will ‘ease congestion’.

    There’s been mainly positive response to the news that the AoT have approved the construction of two new airports – one in Phuket and one in Chiang Mai.

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    12 million meth pills seized in Chiang Rai

    Police in Chiang Rai, far north Thailand, say they’ve seized a huge cache of 12 million methamphetamine pills from an abandoned vehicle. National police adviser Pol General Thanitsak Thirasawat said that the pickup truck was found on the Chiang Rai-Wiang Chai road in Wiang Chai district loaded with 57 sacks of narcotics weighing 1,425 kilograms. The truck’s licence plate number had been stolen from another vehicle registered in Phayao, he added

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