Mae Chai, Thailand Newswire

Mae Chai, Thailand Newswire

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  1. Smuggler caught, big drug seizure in Chiang RaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Charoen Chumchan, 41, is handcuffed after plainclothes police find over one million methamphetamine pills in five fertiliser sacks inside his pickup truck stopped for a search in Mae Chan district of Chiang Rai late Wednesday night. CHIANG RAI- A 41-year-old man has been arrested while trying to smuggle over one million methamphetamine pills into the country via Mae Chan district of this northern border province.

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  2. Fund works to promote quake-resistant buildings in Chiang RaiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Nation

    THE Thailand Research Fund has launched a project to educate local engineers and handymen to repair and rebuild quake-damaged houses. It is based on experience learned from the devastating earthquake that shook Chiang Rai people's homes and morale two years ago - and on an engineering principle that structures could be strong enough to withstand tremors.

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  3. Two caught with 1.9m meth pills, 10kg 'ice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Narcotics suppression police have arrested two suspects with 1.9 million methamphetamine pills and 10 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in Ayutthaya province, police chief Chakthip Chaijinda said at a press conference on Tuesday. Pol Gen Chakthip said the arrest and the huge drug haul followed tips from informants that Hmong ethnic drug couriers would deliver drugs from tambon Tha Khao Pluak in Chiang Rai's Mae Chan district to clients in Muang district of Ayutthaya.

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  4. Friendship therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    The life of a 27-year-old Chiang Rai labourer dramatically changed when he was hit by a car early last year. A light of hope arrived when he received treatment from the friendship therapy centre, which is funded by the local administration and National Health Security Office .

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  5. Thai concerns over Myanmar cholera outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    Some 200 people on the Myanmar side of the border with Tak province have contracted cholera and 11 of them died, said Umphang Hospital director Dr Worawit Tantiwattanasap. Worawit said two Thai-Karen people who worked in Myanmar were infected and one later died in Myanmar while the other died in Ban Jor Kua of Tambon Mae Chan in Umphang.

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  6. Thai concerns over deadly Myanmar cholera outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Nation

    Some 200 people on the Myanmar side of the border with Tak province have contracted cholera and 11 of them died, said Umphang Hospital director Dr Worawit Tantiwattanasap. Worawit said two Thai-Karen people who worked in Myanmar were infected and one later died in Myanmar while the other died in Ban Jor Kua of Tambon Mae Chan in Umphang.

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  7. Thai temple fights addiction with horses and boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | The China Post

    Every morning in Thailand's far north, a convoy of orange-robed Buddhist monks and novices riding on horseback leave their mountain-top temple in the kingdom's notorious Golden Triangle region to collect alms. At first glance these equestrian ascetics look like a throwback to a forgotten era - but they are in fact part of an innovative drive to help young boys in this drug-ravaged region escape addiction through horses, Thai boxing and meditation.

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