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BANGKOK — An estimated 2,000 protesters converged Sunday in the capital to oppose forest homes built for judges, in a move to prevent the issue from dying down. The group leaders demanded Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha order to have the houses demolished and return the area to the ...

Protesters in Thailand have staged one of the country's biggest demonstrations since the 2014 military coup as they campaign against a luxury housing development on forested land. More than 1,000 people gathered in the northern city of Chiang Mai. They rallied against a housing project being built for ...
The rally will start at the Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai downtown at 7.30am, when the organisers plan to “turn Chiang Mai green” with cyclists and ... Thirasak said the rally was aimed at sending a signal to the government that Chiang Mai people wanted the relevant agencies to take urgent action to end the ...
CHIANG MAI – Thai police on Wednesday (April 25) cancelled an event to launch a new report on human rights abuses in Karen State by the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) and warning of a humanitarian crisis there, The Irrawaddy Online reported. The Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) originally ...
Pun-arj Chiaratana, director of the National Innovation Agency (NIA), said the collaboration between the two ministries would result in the startup hub being established on 2 rai in the Tha Phae district in Chiang Mai province. The hub will serve as a landing path and one-stop service centre for a startup ...
Thailand had always been on the bucket list - I'm sure it is for a lot of people. So when the chance arrived to visit the lovely city of Chiang Mai and experience some of the wonderful things it had to offer, that chance was not turned down.
In a city full of wats (Buddhist temples), Wat Umong is the most unique and least-visited in Chiang Mai. Tucked away on the western edge of town in the forested mountain foothills, this wat contains a network of centuries-old tunnels still used by Buddhist monks.
A Chiang Mai woman who spent two nights in intensive care following a severe allergic reaction to medication is now sporting a truly life-saving tattoo on her upper arm – an English-language list of medicines to which she reacts badly, along with symptoms to watch for. Siri-on Kasuya, 32, of Hang Dong ...
I've managed to track down one of the last practitioners in the bucolic Hang Dong district, 30 minutes south of Chiang Mai. It hasn't been the easiest place to find – even my guide and driver don't know of it – but after a few wrong turns into strangers' front yards, a smiling old woman with a single tombstone ...


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