Tags : Mae Sai


Myanmar-bound Grenades, M16 Bullets Seized in Chiang Rai

CHIANG RAI, April 2 (TNA) – Police seized more than 100 grenades and 6,000 M16 bullets destined for Myanmar and arrested six suspects including an air force sergeant. Inspecting the weapons at the Mae Sai police station in Mae Sai district of the northern province, deputy national police chief Pol Gen Suchart Theerasawat said Mae […]Read More


Thai troops intercept large haul of ketamine and kill four

Thai government troops shot and killed four drug couriers and seized more than 300kg of ketamine, a narcotic, on Saturday night in a maize plantation near a border river in Mae Sai district of the northern province of Chiang Rai. Acting on a tip-off that the drugs were to be smuggled from Myanmar for delivery […]Read More


Poor Air Quality Continues in Northern Provinces

CHIANG RAI, March 11 (TNA) – The haze situation in Chiang Rai is worrying and tends to worsen, particularly in Mae Sai district. The PM2.5 particulate matter was reported outside the Mae Sai public health office at 114 microgrammes per cubic metre and PM10 at 140 microgramme per cubic metre. Full story: tnamcot.com TNARead More


Apparent drug mule hauling meth nabbed in Chiang Rai

A 21-year-old woman was arrested in Chiang Rai on Monday evening driving a motorcycle allegedly laden with two cardboard boxes containing 100,000 methamphetamine pills. The woman identified only as Pin was stopped by tipped-off Border Patrol police at 5.30pm in Ban Payang, Mae Sai district. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Australian diver admits boys and coach sedated in rescue

One of the two Australians who were with the Wild Boars football team and helped them escape safely from the Tham Luong cave in Chiang Rai has revealed the boys and their coach were heavily sedated during the extraction operation, according to ABC. Retired Perth vet Craig Challen explained how he worked closely with his […]Read More


Three British cave-divers Join Tham Luang cave rescue

Three British cave-divers, Richard William Stanton (L), John Volanthen (2nd-L) and Robert Charles Harper (3rd-L) arrive at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park near the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai on June 27, 2018 to help in the rescue operation for a missing children’s football team and their coach. The British cave-divers who have […]Read More


Thai-Myanmar border market hit by floods

Border market in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai was flooded after Mae Sai river overflowed banks and flooded houses and border markets along both sides of the river. The water level in the fast-flowing Mae Sai river overflowed banks following continuous rains that lashed Chiang Rai and several other northern provinces during the past […]Read More


4.3m meth pills, 81kg ice seized in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai–A combined military and police force on Saturday (July 1) seized a large quantity of drugs – 4.3 million methamphetamine pills and 81 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine or ice–in Mae Sai district. Col Kidakorn Chantra, commander of the 3rd Cavalry Task Force of the Pha Muang Task Force, and Pol Col Komsan Sa-ardluang, the […]Read More