Chiang Mai - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Chiang Mai


Thai junta chief demands action to cut smog

Apr 03, 2019 - 12:40 PM

The smog-hit northern city of Chiang Mai is given 7 days to crack down on spiralling pollution

POLLUTION. Smog covers the landscape of the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai on April 3, 2019. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Enchanting scenes from Loy Krathong, magical lantern festival in Thailand

Nov 16, 2016 - 9:04 PM

See glowing lanterns light up the night as far as the eye can see The sight brings a tear to the eye; a visit to Loy Krathong is an unforgettable cultural experience

Photo by Sabrina Iovino/Just One Way Ticket

Southeast Asia budget guide: 4 countries, 23 Days, P33,000 all in

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:15 PM

A detailed budget itinerary by traveler Jayson Concepcion shows the complete expense breakdown of his trip which cost him P33 000 for a full 23 days of travel

A picture taken in 2011 near Chiang Mai, shows statues inside Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep temple. Photo by Philippe Hugen/AFP

Don't miss these 5 stunning Southeast Asian travel destinations

Nov 21, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Explore and discover Southeast Asia; live through that interesting story you’ll tell time and again make a memory to hold close for life

WHITE TEMPLE. Wat Rong Khun is one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand, and this is one of many spectacular destinations in Southeast Asia. All photos by Joshua Berida

Lumad, Asian indigenous peoples begin journey to Paris #COP21

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:09 AM

Dulphing Ogan a Lumad from Southern Philippines will join a delegation of indigenous peoples from Asia that will fly to France in December for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 21st Conference of Parties

Exploring Chiang Mai, Thailand

Apr 05, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Colorful festivals, shopping at packed night markets, going shop to shop for amazing food, and more!

Filipino detained in Thailand over neighbor's death

Feb 28, 2015 - 6:19 PM

According to Thai media reports the 19 year old Filipino suspect claims he was inspired by an online game when he stabbed the 73 year old victim

One dead, 23 injured in Thai quake: official

May 06, 2014 - 12:52 PM

Aftershocks continue to rock northern Thailand a favored tourist destination a day after a magnitude 6 earthquake hit the area

Boracay named No 1 destination for relaxation, No 3 for nightlife

Jan 03, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Hotel booking site Agoda com asked their clients and the party beach got their votes

HOT DAYS, HOTTER NIGHTS. Boracay's by-the-beach bars, day-long parties and white sand beaches make it a top Nightlife destination, say the clients of All photos by Roopak Ramachandran Nair