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We’re Back On Line !

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After a few days of inactivity due to technical issues, the Buriram Times is back on line. We apologize for any disappointment caused to our readers.

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Songkran Road Closure In Buriram And Concerts At I-Mobile

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Songkran Road Closure In Buriram And Concerts At I-Mobile

The road from the Chang Roundabout to the I-Mobile Stadium will be closed tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) from 6pm to midnight due to Songkran celebrations. It appears that transport will be provided from the Chang roundabout for the Songkran festivities at the I-Mobile Stadium which include a concert on both nights.

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Newin Chidchob Strongly Denies Any Involvement With Casino Project

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Newin Chidchob Strongly Denies Any Involvement With Casino Project

A statement by the Foreign Minister announced that the cabinet have not discussed  the building of a casino in territory between Thailand and Cambodia in Buri Ram province. The Foreign Ministry has also not written to the Cambodian authorities regarding the matter, he said. The minister added that a number of casinos had opened in…

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Beautiful Blooms In Buriram Resort

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Beautiful Blooms In Buriram Resort

The Play La Ploen Resort in Buriram welcomes summer with a Vintage Garden Festival that runs until May 31. The full address is 252 Hnong ka-marn Road, Khu Mueang, Buriram, 3119o. Tel:0923677883. The event showcases a varirty of brightly coloured flowers and plants, including hyacinths and daffodils with the highlight being jumbo hydrangeas making their…

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Miss Buriram Beauty Pageant Tonight At Buriram Castle

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Miss Buriram Beauty Pageant Tonight At Buriram Castle

The annual Miss Buriram beauty contest will be held tonight at Buriram Castle, starting at 5pm. The event will be hosted by famous TV presenter Nawat. Buriram United play Pattaya at the I-Mobile Stadium at 5.45pm and whether the event carries on after the game,we don’t know, as once again getting information in English is…

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Buriram Marathon 2017 Results

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Buriram Marathon 2017 Results

With around 14,000 runners taking part in all the events, the first Buriram marathon was a resounding success. As expected the main event was dominated by the Kenyan runners who came in first, second and third.   1. Cosmas Mutuku  2hrs 17mins , winning 100,000 bht. 2. Charles Wachira Maina  2hrs 19mins 32 secs,  50,000…

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Buriram Marathon Organizers Expect 14,000 Runners Tomorrow (Sunday)

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Buriram Marathon Organizers Expect 14,000 Runners Tomorrow (Sunday)

  The Buriram Thailand marathon, which has been approved, by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), will get underway at 4 am on Sunday morning (February 11 2017) and will put Buriram on the global marathon map and the first step towards an annual event under the auspices of the IAAF. This would give…

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Successful Buriram Businessman Saksit To Run As A Pacer In Buriram Marathon

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Successful Buriram Businessman Saksit To Run As A Pacer In Buriram Marathon

The Buriram Times met with Saksit Prayadrat, known as “Nack” to his friends, to discuss his role in the rapidly approaching inaugural Buriram marathon. Immediately, it was obvious that we were in the company of a really nice man who simply oozes enthusiasm about his work and his passion for running. We started with the…

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Strawberries Grown On Local Farm In Buriram

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Strawberries Grown On Local Farm In Buriram

If you love your strawberries, Buriram now has its very own strawberry farm. It is located just past the Immigration Office heading towards Surin.   After admiring the fields of ripe strawberries, we wandered along to the shop where we were kindly offered a sample to taste. Of course they were delicious and without hesitation…

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Only In Thailand………True Story

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Only In Thailand………True Story

To celebrate our best day ever regarding hits on the site, I thought I’d share a story about something that actually happened a couple of years ago. Buriram Times owner Hywel Williams, along with Peter Dempsey, also owns the Buriram Car and Motorcycle Rental company. One morning it was noted that a motorcycle had gone missing overnight. Naturally,…

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