Artikel tagged “chiang rai”

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

    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 scorned ex lover after he confronted the woman and her new boyfriend at the Pa Sak market in Chaing Rai. She was sitting in the back of a car when shot. The man then jumped back into his car, along with the shotgun he used to kill his former girlfriend, and fled the scene

  • Northern Thailand suffers whilst officials play the blame game

    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 and tourism, the northern smog clings to the hilly landscape making a mockery of government assurances that it has the crisis under control. Provincial and district officials appear to be preoccupied with the task of deciding a date when residents can resume the burning of household rubbish in their gardens. The dates have changed at least three times in the last week when common sense would have dictated the province should stop any outside burning, of anything

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

    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 Myanmar border. A man had the 2 million speed pills seized from his pickup truck following a chase in Mae Sai district late Friday. One police officer was injured in the incident

  • History books will have to rewrite the Tham Luang cave story

    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 will care for the kids as best as possible. I want to say thank you for all the support,” 25 year old Cochairs Ekk wrote in a touching letter, nine days after they were found sitting atop a ledge known as “Nerm Nom Sao” inside the Tham Luang cave by British divers. And so the narrative goes of the two British divers finding the team at the, now famous, Nerm Nom Sao ledge deep inside the cave

  • Weather warning for summer storms in upper Thailand

    Weather warning for summer storms in upper Thailand

    The Thai Meteorological Department has announced weather warnings for potential summer storms in upper Thailand. They say a high-pressure system from China will extend to, and meet, the hot weather over upper Thailand.

  • Two men, 14 buffaloes killed in Phayao truck crash

    Two men, 14 buffaloes killed in Phayao truck crash

    Two men and 14 water buffaloes have been killed when a truck transporting 20 buffaloes lost control and overturned in Phayao’s Muang district, east of Chiang Mai. Police say the incident happened at 4.48am on the Ban San Khajao-Huay Nam Khao road in Tambon Tha Wang Thong, Phayao. The truck driver, Kitisak Phanphon and his passenger Kamphol Srikham, both 30 years old, were killed

  • Tham Luang cave diver John Volanthen awarded medal by Queen Elizabeth

    Tham Luang cave diver John Volanthen awarded medal by Queen Elizabeth

    PHOTO: Evening Standard One of the cave divers who helped to rescue the 13 Thai footballers has been awarded the George Medal by Queen Elizabeth II for showing “great courage”. John Volanthen was honoured in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. Diver John Volanthen and his colleague Richard Stanton were the first to find the stranded team, which led to their eventual rescue last year.

  • Chiang Rai pick-up driver arrested with 4 million meth pills in the back

    Chiang Rai pick-up driver arrested with 4 million meth pills in the back

    A man has been arrested in Chiang Rai with 4 million methamphetamine pills stacked into the back of his pick-up. The 27 year old is alleged to have smuggled from a border spot. Acting on a tip-off, the Chiang Rai-based narcotics suppression police spotted a pick-up truck parked at a shophouse on Phaholyothin road in Moo 4 village in Wiang Pha Kham tambon, Mae Sai district at 9.20pm last night

  • Chiang Rai Tourist Police hunting another foreign graffiti sprayer – VIDEO

    Chiang Rai Tourist Police hunting another foreign graffiti sprayer – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: Chiang Rai Tourist Police The Chiang Rai Tourist Police are hunting for a foreign man who was caught on CCTV footage spraying on a wall near the old bus terminal in Chiang Rai. The northern Tourist Police office yesterday were trying to find the man who is clearly identified on CCTV footage spraying the wall of a restaurant. Anyone who see this foreign man is asked to call the Chiang Rai Tourist Police on 053 152 547.

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    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 been arrested in Chiang Rai while allegedly trying to smuggle 5 million methamphetamine pills from a border village.