White Temple Wat Rong Khun

Wat Rong Khun, more well-known among foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai province.  It is closed to all visitors because of the May earthquake. The caretaker Government is working with the local religious body to repair the temple. 

Thai PM orders urgent action on floods

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, presently on an official tour of African nations, has been informed of the flood situation in many parts of Thailand and instructed officials to urgently repair roads and bridges damaged by the deluge. Speaking while in Mozambique, the Prime Minister said she has instructed the Transport and Interior […]