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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 Mai Crash

After all 5 family members die on Doi Inthanon, 4 of 5 ambulances returning bodies break down, crash
Northern Thailand Chiang Mai Mountain Fog Haze

‘Winter’ Is Here: Here’s Where to Go During Thailand’s Cool Season

Thailand’s cool season has officially begun, bringing a drop in temperatures to much of the country and lower humidity levels, making the...
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...
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...
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...
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 Change Now

'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...
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 Thailand

This week’s shocking murder of a newborn girl by her father because he wanted a boy highlighted the plight of women in...
People queue for food handouts on Loi Kroh Road in Chiang Mai Sept. 7. (Photo: Mark Ellery/Facebook)

Hunger Stalks Thailand’s Poor, Unemployed Amid Covid-19 Recession

Judging by the blocks-long lines of people seeking food handouts nearly every day in Pattaya, Phuket and Chiang Mai, it would...
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...
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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...
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,...

Starving, Jobless & Homeless, Chiang Mai Man Saved from ‘Suicide by Train’

A destitute Chiang Mai laid down in front of an oncoming train to die, but five Saraburi men wouldn’t let him commit...
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Chiang Mai Zoo Blasted for Letting Tourist Fondle Tiger’s Balls for Photo

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

Midnight Marathon announces registration date for foreign expats
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'
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