Tag Archives: Chiang Rai

‘Etiquette guide’ for Thai monks

27-4-2009: A Buddhist preacher in Thailand has announced plans for new guidelines aimed at curbing the flamboyant behaviour of gay and transgender monks. The “good manners” curriculum – the country’s first – is being introduced in the northern province of … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Chiang Rai

24-3-2011 22:00h local time. Just informed by telephone that an earthquake in Chiang Rai occured. UPDATE A second one a bit later: UPDATE 2 UPDATE 3: 23:00h local time: Mae Ramat – a bit north of Mae Sot (300 km. … Continue reading

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