Chiang Mai

5 cities in Asia hope to be linked under a single visa

By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 24 September, 2018 |<p><b>THAI government and private agencies in Chiang Rai are considering linking five cities in Thailand, Myanmar,</b> …

Asia Travel

A Visit to the Sunday Night Market in Chiang Mai

Something that is always mentioned as a must-do when reading about Chiang Mai is the Sunday Walking Street market (or just Sunday night market), and …

Thailand Travel

The Hariphunchai Kingdom – Before Thailand Was Thailand

Before there was a Thailand, there was the Mon-speaking Dvaravati culture, which migrated from what is today Myanmar. The Dvaravati occupied …

Northern Thailand

Chiang Mai & Elephants

• Home<br>• Asia<br>• Thailand<br>• Chiang Mai & Elephants<p>Delight in visiting Chiang Mai elephants and experience Chiang Mai's spiritual side<p>See a different side of …

Travel (Australia)

Where to stay in Chiang Mai

It used to be best known as the obligatory stop en route to northern Thailand, but today Chiang Mai can hold its own against Bangkok in terms of …

South-east Asia

Special Report : Official air quality standards raise concerns - The Nation

From next month, the Pollution Control Department (PCD) will set PM2.5 particles as an indicator of Thailand’s air quality, but the move does not …


Thai cocoa wins big in the International Chocolate Awards Asia-Pacific Competition

The results of the recent International Chocolate Awards show that Thai cocoa is finally getting the recognition it deserves, with two local players …


Asia's Emergency Cash Buffer Remains Intact If Needed

Asia’s economies can handle rising interest rates and a limited U.S.-China trade war, according to simulations run by researchers with Asia’s $240 …

Interest Rates

Thai Vietjet becomes the first airline in Thailand to take delivery of new Airbus A321

Thai Vietjet has taken a new Airbus A321 under its wing that is the sixth in its fleet and the first of its kind in the country.

Ho Chi Minh City

5 Reasons Thailand Is Your Dream Honeymoon

Island life has never looked so good. The azure seas glitter and submerging yourself in them is like stepping into a warm bath. The sand is soft, and …


The Best Destination Wedding Venues in Thailand

Of the millions of people who visit Thailand every year, many leave its shores head over heels in love with the country; the jaw-dropping nature, the …

Destination Weddings

Bangkok tops provinces with 30 seats for grabs in election

The distribution of constituencies for a future general election was announced by the Election Commission and published in the <i>Royal Gazette</i> on …


Every 8 Minutes You Can Fly Between These Two Cities

Every year, 3 million passengers fly between London Heathrow and New York JFK. That’s certainly a lot—more than 8,000 people per day—but it’s a pittance compared to what’s going on in other parts of the world. In fact, the busiest flight route in the world shuttles 4.5 times that number of …


Free check-ups at Chiang Mai health expo

People will be able to meet medical specialists and get free check-ups and counselling at a health exposition in Chiang Mai province on September 21.

Emerging Technology

Is This the Best Food in Asia?

From spicy curries in Thailand to hot pots in China, there is so much good food in Asia! One of my favorite parts of traveling is trying new, local …


Nancy Chandler’s popular maps are now available in digital PDF formats

The popular Nancy Chandler maps are now available in digital PDF versions which makes it easier to zoom in and see the fine print.


B30m pirated goods seized at famous Chiang Mai market

Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn, deputy tourist police chief, briefs reporters after the raid at Chiang Mai's Night Bazaar market late on Wednesday …

Money Laundering

Chiang Mai biker gang praised for homeless charity work

The "Shut Up and Ride" motorcyclist gang in Chiang Mai has been praised on Facebook for feeding homeless people every Friday night.


Udon Thani mass-transit plan on cards

Udon Thani residents have called on the government to usher in a mass-transit project in urban areas of Muang district to ease traffic congestion.


Crypto Nomads Seek “Proof of Nipple” in Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand. A tuk-tuk driver picks me up from the airport, tells me to put my phone in my pocket, and then, just before we reach my …


A Traveller's Guide to Baan Kang Wat

Baan Kang Wat is a charming little artist village, set just outside Chiang Mai’s old historical town. It is located at the base of Doi Suthep …


More raids, asset seizures from top cop's Ponzi network

A notice of seizure posted on the fence outside a house in Chiang Mai on Monday in connection with the Ponzi network allegedly operated by Pol Maj …


MRT allowed to go to Chiang Mai, Phang Nga, Phuket

Commuters at MRT Tao Pun station on Aug 27. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya)<p>Bangkok’s subway operator has been allowed to invest in and run two light …


Chiang Mai bids to become Thailand’s sixth protected site

THE CHIANG MAI World Heritage Working Group has completed its paperwork and is ready to make its submission this month to Unesco (United Nations …


Actor Warut dead at 49

Warut Woratham (file photo)<p>CHIANG MAI: Former actor Warut "O" Woratham was pronounced dead at a hospital in this northern province at about 2.40am on …


Ambulances blocked for transporting 'ice'

Officials search an ambulance for hidden narcotics in Phayao province Sunday night. (Photo by Saiarun Pinaduang)<p>Three suspects were arrested in the …

Emergency Medicine

Actor Warut in ICU

Warut "O" Woratham (file photo)<p>CHIANG MAI: Former actor Warut 'O' Woratham, 49, is in an intensive care unit in Mae Rim district on Monday morning …

Intensive Care

Overseas input sought on North tram project

The government is considering luring private companies with technology for operating and managing tram services in Spain, France, China, Japan and …


Where to Stay in Chiang Mai • 2018 Insider Neighborhood Guide

If you are wondering where to stay in Chiang Mai – look no further.<p>We’ve all spent quite a bit of time in Chiang Mai throughout the years, and this …


Following the King’s Wisdom along five tourism routes in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is continuing to follow the royal wisdom of the late King Bhumibol with the development of major tourism routes in …