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 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...

‘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...
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...
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...
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...
Elephant Conservation in Chiang Mai

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...
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...
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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,...
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...

Out-of-Work Yemeni Boxer Jumps to Death in Chiang Mai

An out-of-work Yemeni boxer died after apparently jumping to his death in Chiang Mai. Ahmed al-Aidros, 23, died of...
Chiang Mai Uncle Falls Out of Bus

Lead-Foot Bus Driver Sends Chiang Mai Uncle Flying, Operator Won’t Pay

Be quick the next time you get off a bus: If you fall when it starts moving, the doctor bills may be...

Chiang Mai Highway Collapses, Closed Until Tuesday

Heavy rain and flooding collapsed Highway 1263 in Chiang Mai, forcing the closure of the Mae Chaem-Mae Hong Son route until at...
Thailand Elephant Tourism Chiang Mai Karen North 3

Pandemic Upends Thailand’s Elephant Tourism, Testing Mahouts’ Lifelong Bonds

Being a mahout is said to be a lifetime commitment, but the coronavirus recession is testing that tradition
Wat Rong Khun Chiang Rai Thailand White Temple

Tourism Minister Tells Chiang Rai Relief Coming Soon With Border Reopening

Thailand’s tourism minister visited Chiang Rai to meet with business owners hoping for a lifeline amid the pandemic recession.
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Activist Anon Faces New Legal Woes After Chiang Mai Rally

Music, dance, art & politics collide at Tha Pae Gate rally
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Chiang Mai’s Queen Sirikit Garden Goes Free for Mother’s Day

The Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai will offer entry on Aug. 12 in celebration of the birthday of HM Queen...
Rich Thais Drop Millions on 'Lucky' License Plates in Chiang Mai 2

Rich Thais Drop Millions on ‘Lucky’ License Plates in Chiang Mai

Proving that even amidst a historic recession and global pandemic some people still have money to burn, wealthy Thais paid up to...
Chiang Mai Marathon Organizer Facebook Post No Foreigners

Chiang Mai Marathon Boss Unfazed by Criticism

Head of Bangkok's Jog & Joy Co. shares critical posts on Facebook page, refuses to back down
Chiang Mai Marathon Thailand Excludes Foreigners

Chiang Mai Marathon Goes ‘Thai Only’ Even as Bangkok Race Backs...

Midnight Marathon announces registration date for foreign expats

WATCH: Chiang Mai Traffic Cop Hit By Hatchback

BANGKOK, Aug 7 (TNA) — Tourists’ reservation of about 200,000 hotel rooms was still not enough and the government would come up...
Chiang Mai performance artists stage hourly protest shows against the government Sunday

Chiang Mai Students, Artists Stage Hourly Protest Shows

'Am I scared? I am absolutely scared, but I want to fight it'

WATCH: Drug Traffickers Plow Into Busy Chiang Mai Intersection

Drug traffickers fleeing police in Chiang Mai plowed thrugh a busy intersection, causing a mass pileup and injuries Saturday night.
Performance artists from Chiang Mai’s Lanyim Theater and Chiang Mai Performance Art Group stage their political art demonstration “Freedom” July 27. Photo: Will Langston for the Bangkok Herald.

Chiang Mai Performance Artists Demonstrate for ‘Freedom’

Chiang Mai – Instead of placards and protests, groups of performance artists in this northern city are taking to the streets with...
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