Massive Fire at Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan in Chiang Rai Causes 100 Million Baht in Damages

Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan is a Buddhist temple in Mae Suay district, Chiang Rai.
Wat Saeng Kaew Phothiyan is a Buddhist temple in Mae Suay district, Chiang Rai. Photo: EnjoytravelChiangmai / Facebook.

On June 22nd, 2024, local media in Chiang Rai reported a massive fire that broke out at night at Wat Sang Kaew Phothiyan in Mae [Read More…]

Thai police intercept buses carrying more than 105 illegal immigrants from Chiang Rai to Bangkok

Tour bus in Thailand
"BMW" tour bus in Thailand. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

At 11:00 PM on June 3rd, 2024, Thai highway police officers received an anonymous tip about coaches transporting a large number of illegal immigrants from [Read More…]

Chiang Rai Police Seize Over 5 Million Narcotic Pills: 1 Officer Killed, Suspect Shot Dead

Thai police road checkpoint in Chiang Rai
Thai police road checkpoint. Photo: shankar s. / flickr. CC BY 2.0.

Chiang Rai – Arresting officers from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) clashed with a drug trafficker in Chiang Rai today, September 20th, [Read More…]