The Myawaddy Complex in Myanmar includes a brewery, casinos and lots of Covid-19.

60% of Thais Working In Myanmar Casinos Return Home with Covid-19

Another 100-plus soldiers were deployed to patrol Thailand’s northern border in to stem illegal crossing from Myawaddy from where Thai casino workers are expected...
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Chiang Rai Tourism Group to Sue Illegal Tachilek Border-Crossers

The Northern Tourism Federation will 10 women who illegally crossed the Chiang Rai-Tachileik border and skipped quarantine, spreading Covid-19 infections to at least 38...
A child walks across the prayer rug inside Wat Chedi Luang, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

New Virus Outbreak Deals Body Blow to Northern Tourism With Thousands...

Coronavirus cases linked to bar workers who illegally crossed the Myanmar border have dealt a body blow to northern tourism, with thousands of panicked...

Bangkok Sees 2 Local Covid-19 Cases as 1G1 Hotel Cluster Spreads...

Health officials confirmed two locally transmitted coronavirus cases in Bangkok Sunday as the number of Covid-19 infections tied to the infamous 1G1 Hotel cluster...
Udon Thani Quarantine Rule Myanmar Returnees Covid Coronavirus

Covid-19 Outbreak Jumps to 14 Cases as Chiang Rai-DMK Airline Passenger...

Udon Thani loses plot, slaps quarantine on northern returnees
People wear face masks as they wait for clearance to cross the border with Myanmar in Chiang Rai.

Covid-Infected Returnee Outbreak Spreads with New Chiang Rai Case as 175...

Anutin says no North lockdown needed, but pauses quarantine, border relaxations
Helmetless motorcyclists in Chiang Mai, Thailland.

Chiang Mai to Install ‘AI CCTVs’ to Catch Helmetless Motorcyclists

National pilot project hopes to cut motorbike-related road fatalities by 80 percent through repeated fines, education
The mayor of Pathum Thani’s Lak Hok Subdistrict and his family were killed Saturday when their Toyota Hilux pickup truck overturned while it taking a sharp curve on the road down from Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon mountain.

‘Cursed’ Pathum Thani Mayor’s Family Suffers More Indignity After Fatal Chiang...

After all 5 family members die on Doi Inthanon, 4 of 5 ambulances returning bodies break down, crash
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11 hurt, 17 Bikes Smashed as Pickup Crashes Through Chiang Rai...

Eleven people were hurt and more than 15 vehicles damaged when an out-of-control pickup truck crashed through a Chiang Rai fresh market Saturday morning. Shoppers...
Chiang Rai OTOP Thailand Textile Market

Chiang Rai Weavers Open Winter Textile Market

Weavers in Chiang Rai have opened a local textile flea market selling famous locally-made fabrics. The flea marketing in Chiang Khong District at Hat Bai-Hat...
Northern Provinces Launch Crime Sweeps Ahead of Loy Krathong

Northern Provinces Launch Crime Sweeps Ahead of Loy Krathong

Northern police are launching new crackdowns on crime ahead of the annual Loy Krathong festival while keeping a close eye on the use of...
Flower gardens of Ban Pa Koi Tai in San Phee Suea Subdistrict of Chiang Mai

Tourist Numbers Rise as Temperatures Fall in Thailand’s North

Tourist numbers are rising as temperatures fall in the North and Northeast. Nong Khai, Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok all have been experiencing sharp drops in...
Chiang Mai Smog Dust Haze Pollution Air Thailand

11 Foreign Consulates Bless Chiang Mai 2021 Dust-Prevention Plan

Chiang Mai’s governor apologized to envoys from 11 foreign countries about the northern province’s abysmal air quality and laid out plans to do better...
About 1,000 students and youths protested Oct. 16 at Chiang Mai University (Photo: Will Langston for the Bangkok Herald)

Chiang Mai Students Rally to Support Battered Bangkok Protest Brethren

Even as pro-democracy protestors faced off against in riot police with batons, shields and water cannons in Bangkok, fellow university students in Chiang Mai...
Chiang Mai Cannabis Factory Raid Japanese

Japanese ‘Seed to Bottle’ Cannabis Oil Factory Raided in Chiang Mai

Thai police and Japanese embassy personnel raided a “seed to bottle” cannabis oil factory in Chiang Mai, arresting a Japan national and four Thais. Bangkok...

‘We’re Running Out of Time’: Chiang Mai High Schoolers Want Political...

'Drowning in poverty and inequality submerged by capitalism and elites ... would be worse than death itself'
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Chiang Mai Zoo Throws Birthday Party for Panda Lin Hui

The Chiang Mai Zoo celebrated the 19th birthday of panda Lin Hui, offering her an ice cake filled with fruit as a gift. China’s local...
The unidentified Russian is subdued by Doi Suthep park police Saturday.

Russian Arrested for Serial Thefts of Doi Suthep Campers in Chiang...

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park police on Sunday arrested a Russian man who allegedly has been robbing tourists at the Chiang Mai mountain campground for...
Being born female in a Thai-Myanmar hilltribe community still puts girls at a huge disadvantage.

Baby Girl’s Murder Shows Being Born Female Still Hazardous in Hilltribe...

This week’s shocking murder of a newborn girl by her father because he wanted a boy highlighted the plight of women in many of...
Chang Phueak police examine the body of a baby killed by its father in Chiang Mai. (Photo: Chiang Mai Mail, with permission)

Wanting Son, Chiang Mai Father Kills Newborn Daughter

A Lisu hill-tribe father who had his heart set on a son was arrested for infanticide in Chiang Mai after his newborn baby turned...
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WATCH: Elephant Conservation in Chiang Mai in the Covid Era

Chiang Mai’s elephant-touring industry has been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the loss of foreign tourists, but some camps focusing on breeding an...
Colin Coppard, now 50, as a British Royal Marine in his earlier days. (Photo: GoFundMe)

Ex-Marine Won’t ‘Die Alone in Thailand’; Headed Back to UK

A former British Royal Marine who suffered a stroke in Chaing Mai will not “die alone in Thailand”, with the man is set to...
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WATCH: Cement Mixer Plows Into Chiang Mai Intersection, 1 Hurt

Brake failure is being blamed for a cement truck crashing into a line of cars at a Chiang Mai intersection this morning, injuring one...
Tiger Kingdom Mae Rim Chiang Mai Tiger Testicles

Chiang Mai Zoo Blasted for Letting Tourist Fondle Tiger’s Balls for...

A Chiang Mai zoo said tourists no longer will be able to touch animal genitals after a firestorm erupted over a photo of a...
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