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  1. 41. learning | 14 Nov 2013

    What's new in business news: November 14, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Ratings boom for political TV channels, real estate boom in Chiang Rai & IMF-govt dispute over future govt debt.

  2. 42. learning | 07 Dec 2012

    New Sufficiency Economy with Buddhist twist

    About economics & agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » For new version of Sufficiency Economy, 30 villages in Chiang Rai with lack of irrigation, high debt & low productivity will be testing ground.

  3. 43. learning | 02 Nov 2012

    Excitement grows for Thaksin’s Tachilek visit

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Mr Thaksin may meet the president of the country when he visits Myanmar, but his supporters are far more interested in his visit to Tachilek, just a few steps across the border from Chiang Rai.

  4. 44. learning | 16 Jul 2012

    Shootout in Chiang Rai forest

    About crime & drug smuggling

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Drug smugglers killed in gunfight as they pass through forest from Burma to Thailand near Maesai.

  5. 45. learning | 19 Jun 2012

    Time stands still

    About Buddhism & travel

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Far away in the hills of Chiang Rai, monks travel by horse to receive their morning food from villagers as they have done for hundreds of years.

  6. 46. learning | 11 Jun 2012

    Fake rice business cheats farmers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 50 farmers in Chiang Rai, Phrae, Nan & Phayao told to setup cooperative, borrow from banks, buy rice, but then given fake checks for their rice.

  7. 47. learning | 27 Apr 2012

    Shan drug lord arrest across from Chiang Rai

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Shan drug lord wanted by China for murder of 13 boat crew members on the Mekong sent to China immediately after arrest in Laos.

  8. 48. learning | 08 Mar 2011

    Chiang Rai forest fires

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With villages blanketed by a haze, air-borne particles cause respiratory problems. Precautions are being taken.

  9. 49. learning | 17 Jan 2011

    Akha matron

    About travel

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The hills and borderlands of Chiang Rai, only 100 kilometers from ethnically diverse Yunnan, present an ethnic kaleidoscope to visitors.

  10. 50. learning | 27 Oct 2010

    Saving ancient Akha culture in Chiang Rai: A US government grant

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Traditional religious rituals, family genealogies, children's songs, games and literature that have been passed on orally for centuries are being preserved for the future.

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