Locals accuse authorities of negligence, pro-mining firm bias as deadline imposed for ending potash protest

As an official deadline was imposed on their ongoing protest against potash exploration in Sakon Nakhon, local demonstrators publicly criticised the authorities for abandoning human-rights protection and working solely in favour of a Chinese mining company.
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Celebrate Songkran festival in Chiang Mai 5

Celebrate Songkran festival in Chiang Mai

The traditional Thai New Year Songkran, otherwise known as the Water Festival, is the traditional Thai New Year that takes place on the 13th of April and last for about three days. In the Buddhist calendar this correlates with the beginning...

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Karen Long Neck Hill Tribes around Chiang Mai 1

Karen Long Neck Hill Tribes around Chiang Mai

One of the largest hill tribes living in Thailand Mostly situated near the Thailand/Myanmar border, the Paduang Karen are one of the largest hill tribes living in Thailand since around the 17th century. They are easily confused with the “Red...

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Akha Hilltribes in Chiang Mai 1

Akha Hilltribes in Chiang Mai

 Akha are an indigenous hill tribe Living at high elevations in the mountains of northern Thailand, the Akha are an indigenous hill tribe that made their way from China, Burma and Laos and today there are 80,000 of the estimated...

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Sustainable Tea from Araksa Tea Plantation 1

Sustainable Tea from Araksa Tea Plantation

Growing sustainable tea in Chiang Mai Are you one of those people that prefer tea over coffee and maybe you are looking to kill some time outside the city meanwhile learning more or everything about this ancient (tea has been...

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