Four of the clerics arrested were abbots at various Muang Chiang Mai District temples.

Chiang Mai Monks May Be Bounced for Booze BBQ

Eight Chiang Mai monks were arrested, fined and suspended after police broke up their alcohol-infused barbecue party. Each of the senior monks tested positive for...
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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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...
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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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,...
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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...
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.
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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 a half-million...
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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...
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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 with new...
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

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.”
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...
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Chiang Mai Night Safari Reopens with Free Admission July 1-15

Chiang Mai Night Safari will open its gates to visitors free of charge July 1-15, but only 300 visitors at a time will be...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
Tao Coffee & Community in Chiang Mai rose and fell with Sean.

Chiang Mai Coffee House Falls to Earth With Fugitive Vlogger Who...

A Chiang Mai coffee shop made famous by fugitive “life coach” Sean Buranahiran remains closed after the disgraced vlogger fled the country amid charges...
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
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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...
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'
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 –...
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