Border Thailand-Myanmar Tachileik
Mae Sai, one of the main cross-border point open to foreigners in Northern Thailand with Mae Sot at the border with Myanmar.
Tachileik in Myanmar’s side has more to offer than a simple crossing.
Since a few years ago, access to a bigger radius in Myanmar by Mae Sai-Tachileik is allowed compared to a few kilometers before.
Also part of the Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen, the main port on the Mae Nam Khong from China having a sight point from Thailand on Myanmar and Laos.
Most of the wholesalers from Thailand get their merchandise, apparels, fashion and other tech or non-tech products from Mae Sai. From China via Chiang Saen.
Many skilled labor with teaching or other skills can work as labor, sellers, delivery-drivers or other in Mae Sai making more wage or salary as labor than teacher in Myanmar.
Tachileik is in the Shan State, (Thai Yai being a more pejorative word) Myanmar being shared in seven different states;
7 states, including
Chin state and
Kachin state, along with its
7 divisions, encompassing
Mandalay division and