Chiang Rai Mekong River Fishing Fisherman Dams China

China’s Mekong Dams Killing Chiang Rai Fishing Industry

Fishermen, farmers and residents around the Mekong River in Chiang Rai say China’s construction of upriver dams has taken a toll on fish, preventing...
If right-wing zealots in the Senate have their way, this is how Thailand's youth would spend their free time. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Chiang Mai’s Tourism ‘Recovery’ Driven Only by Thai Travelers

For all the talk of Chiang Mai’s supposed tourism recovery, the majority of visitors are still Thai, hoteliers say. The upper northern chapter of the...
Bangkok police seize water guns on Khao San Road in Bangkok on Thursday.

Thai Fun Police Get Revenge on Songkran Water Warriors in Bangkok,...

Police and soldiers descended on Bangkok’s Khao San Road Thursday, a day after young Thais and foreign expats created a national security risk by...
Thais and tourists water fight on Khao San Road Wednesday night.

PHOTO VIEW: Thais, Tourists Rise Up, Ignore Songkran Water Ban

After two years of having their Songkran fun snuffed out, young Thais, joined by growing numbers of foreign tourists, are ignoring bans on water...
The Mekong River in Chiang Rai. (Photo: A24 News Agency, with permission)

China’s Dams Upend Ebb, Flow of Life in Chiang Rai

China’s construction of dams along the upper Mekong River has upended the normal ebb and flow of life in Chiang Rai. Throughout history, people –...
Residents of five Chiang Mai villages protested in Bangkok against a coal mine project and asked the Administrative Court to reject its environmental impact assessment report.

Chiang Mai Villagers Protest Coal Mine Plan, As Court to Reject...

Residents of five Chiang Mai villages protested in Bangkok against a coal mine project and asked the Administrative Court to reject its environmental impact...
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Killer Smog Chokes Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was blanketed with thick smog from forest fires, with pollution hitting twice the safe level in some areas and local officials using...
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WATCH: Chiang Mai Mobilizes to Feed Hungry Elephants Amid Gov’t Neglect

During the coronavirus pandemic it became harder for people who spend their lives riding and tending to elephants to provide them enough food. Srettha Thavisin,...
THAI-Smile-Airways-aircraft plane jet

Thai Smile Launches Chiang Mai, Trang Flights Friday

Thai Smile Airways will commence daily domestic flights on the Chiang Mai-Bangkok and Bangkok-Trang routes starting Friday. The Chiang Mai-Bangkok route will be served by...
A World Vision Foundation staff member conducts COVID-19 test on Myint Myint Win at a migrant workers’ camp. (Photo: World Health Organization)

Chiang Mai Charging Foreigners ฿3,000 for ฿35 Covid Test to Renew...

Double pricing is nothing new to foreigners in Thailand, but 3,000 baht for a 35-baht coronavirus antigen test kit is extreme, by even Siamese...
Chaiyaphum Pasae campaigned for the rights of marginalized minority communities. (Photo: Prachatai)

Appeal Court Denies Justice for Lahu Teen Activist Shot Dead by...

. Case brought against two activists for extrajudicial killing dismissed in another case of official impunity in Thailand.
Pattaya wants to make the beach a "sandbox" again. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Pattaya, Chiang Mai ‘Sandbox’, 9 p.m. Booze Cuttoff Up for CCSA...

Pattaya and Chiang Mai may again become tourist “sandboxes” Thursday when the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration considers relaxing coronavirus restrictions. In addition to restarting...
Civil servants queue outside Chiang Mai's provincial hall Tuesday for rapid coronavirus tests.

Chiang Mai Tests 1,000 Civil Servants for Covid-19

About 1,000 civil servants working at Chiang Mai’s provincial hall underwent coronavirus antigen tests in a bid to contain Covid-19. The northern province’s communicable disease...
Chiang Mai Amazing Countdown 2022 Thailand

Chiang Mai’s Countdown Event Begins, But Only Vaxed, Tested Can...

Chiang Mai’s “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2022” festival starts today with extravagant light and sound shows and strict Covid-19 control measures. The Tourism Authority of Thailand...
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Chiang Rai

Live Among Elephants at Chiang Rai Luxury Resort

. Anantara 'Bubble Lodge' has transparent walls to immerse well-heeled guests in jungle life without humidity
If Bangkok is any example, it won't be long until every bar in Hua Hin becomes a "restaurant" and is selling booze again. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin Restaurants Finally Get OK to Sell...

Friday brought cheers to Thailand’s last three major tourists and expat cities under an alcohol sales ban as restaurants in Pattaya, Chiang Mai and...
The Chuifong Tea Plantation in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai Starts ‘Blooming’ Dec. 1

While fully vaxed tourists actually can visit the northern province now, Chiang Rai's marketing machine churning out 'reopening' hype for December

Photo View: Graffiti Artists Bring Color to Chiang Mai

. "It’s easy to make a conversation with graffiti for the community and that’s exactly what we are doing.”
Mist Over Doi Suthep Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon Reopens Nov. 10

Tourists can feel the winter chill on Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai Province on Nov. 10 when the Doi Inthanon National Park reopens. The...
The Tiffany Show transgender cabaret in Pattaya.

Tiffany Show Pattaya, Chiang Mai Night Safari Among 185 Thailand Tourism...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand recognized 185 tourism enterprises that that upgraded the quality, professionalism and service standards of the travel and tourism industry. The...
The winner of ฿30 million baht in the Sept. 16 government lottery in Chiang Mai, along with her security agent.

Chiang Mai Woman Wins ฿30 Million Lottery, Finds Relatives She Never...

A Chiang Mai woman today is 30 million baht richer after hitting the jackpot in Thailand’s government lottery. The winner, owner of a mirror and...
Doi Chiang Dao Chiang Mai

UNESCO Lists Chiang Mai’s Doi Chiang Dao as Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO is preparing to announce that Thailand’s Doi Chiang Dao, part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai Province, will be designate...

Common Sense Finally? TAT Boss Says Cities’ Quarantine, ‘Sealed Routes’ Plans...

Instead of letting cities create differing, overly restrictive models, CCSA mulling standardized, national plan, Yuthasak says
A Chiang Mai police officer carries the 2-year-old kidnapping victim alive out of a cave where she had been left three days.

Chiang Mai Kidnapper Wanted to Sacrifice Toddler to Forest Spirits

The Chiang Mai man accused of abducting a baby girl from a remote hill-tribe village and left her to die in a cave said...
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WATCH: Thai OnlyFans Actress Offers Chiang Mai Fans Sexy Drive-Through

A Chiang Mai porn actress and her boyfriend were arrested after a video of her selling fans the opportunity to perform sex acts with...
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