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Dhara Dhevi Signed an MOU with Spa Origins with the Aim to Push Dheva Spa as a Leading Health and Wellness Centre
June 23, 2017

A press conference was held on June 22nd at the Dhara Dhevi witnessing the MOU signed by Chairman of IFEC, Dr Wichai Thavornwattanayong and Andrew Jacka, Director of Spa Origins. Along with an introduction to the new General Manager, Wichai Cholahan and answering questions on SP sign posted on IFEC.

Press Trip to Wiang Haeng, Chiang Dao and Mae Ai
June 19, 2017

Chiang Mai Provincial Office of Tourism and Sports invited media to explore travelling tracks along borders in Wiang Haeng, Chiang Dao and Mae Ai district.

The Exonerated to be Reprised
June 19, 2017

“The Exonerated” written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Gate founder Stephan Turner. It is one of The Gate’s most successful productions.

Public Transportation is Moving Forwards
June 23, 2017

CityNews – On 20th June, a driver who was picking up a foreign friend at Chiang Mai International Airport was wrongfully accused of being an Uber driver by a team of officers including an officer from Chiang Mai Provincial Land Transport Office, a police officer, a military officer and AOT officers. A video clip of the incident went viral on social media, brought up a controversial conversation on … Continued

Public Transportation Network Alternatives A and B
June 22, 2017

Chiang Mai Public Transit Master Plan (CM-PMAP) has announced alternatives of public transportation network using Light Rail Transit system (LTR) divided the two options into plan A and plan B.

Dead Body Found in City Moat
June 16, 2017

The body of a man was found in the moat around Chiang Mai’s old city at 3pm on June 15.

Chinese Temple Thief Caught After Breaking Leg in Fall
June 15, 2017

Wat Phra That Doi Kham in Mae Hia’s CCTV caught a Chinese man using a rope with sticky glue to steal banknotes from donation boxes.

Scam Travel Agency on Nimman Exposed
June 8, 2017

20 customers were scammed by a fake travel agency offering discounted domestic and international flights at a nimmanhaemin store.

Police Warn of Teen Bikers Opening Car Doors on Canal Road
June 5, 2017

The police have issued a warning to anyone travelling along the canal road towards the 700 Years Stadium at night as gangs of teenagers on bikes have been reportedly intimidating people on the road and trying to open car doors at junctions.

Uber and Thai Red Cross Blood Donation Drive TODAY
June 14, 2017

Chiang Mai Uber and the Thai Red Cross are teaming up for World Blood Donation Day, encouraging locals to use Uber to travel to the blood donation centre at Central Airport today.

430 Cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Reported
June 7, 2017

Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office have reported that there have been 430 confirmed cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease, advising a state of caution among citizens.

Suan Dok Hospital Short on Blood, Asking for Donations
June 6, 2017

Maharaj Nakron Chiang Mai Hospital (Suan Dok Hospital) is short on blood of all types and is accepting donations every day during regular working hours.

Northern Thai Health Security Network Protest New Health Security Bill
June 12, 2017

Members of the public and members of the Northern Thai Health Security Network stormed out of a meeting to discuss the recent amendments planned for the national health security act, claiming that the meeting with a farce and the act would deprive citizens of their rights to basic healthcare insurance.

Two New Public Holidays Announced
April 12, 2017

On April 11, the cabinet announced that they have added two new official public holidays to the calendar starting immediately.

New Australian Honorary Consul For Chiang Mai
January 18, 2017

The Australian Government has appointed Mr Ronald Elliott as its new Honorary Consul resident in Chiang Mai with jurisdiction throughout the provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Mae Hong Son, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Uttaradit, Sukhothai and Tak.

European Union Film Festival 2017 to present 13 highly-acclaimed films from Europe
May 30, 2017

The European Union Delegation in Thailand together with the embassies and cultural institutes of the European Union Member States and SF Corporation Public Co., Ltd. are pleased to present the European Union Film Festival 2017 with a wide range of highly acclaimed films from Europe. The selection of 13 quality films from 11 countries reflects European cultures and lifestyle that are diverse and unique, highlighting the very characteristic of the European Union and allows the local audience an interesting and fun opportunity to learn about these aspects.

The Big Buddha Bicycle Race: An Interview with author Terence A. Harkin
April 25, 2017

Terry earned a BA in English Lit from Brown University in the late Sixties while drumming with bands that opened for The Yardbirds, the Critters, and Jimi Hendrix. His award-winning play, Resurrection, was produced during his senior year.

A Year of Flight of the Gibbon’s Conservation Initiatives in Review
March 10, 2017

To support the many royal environmental and economical projects in northern Thailand, Flight of the Gibbon has planted an impressive 25,000 saplings in 2016, funded several local NGOs, local institutions and research units, invited 500 disadvantaged children to Zipline for free and advanced the project to reintroduce hornbills to Chiang Mai’s forests after 40 years of extinction.

Heavenly Culture, World Pace, Restoration of Light
August 24, 2016

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is a global organization found in South Korea by Chairman Man Hee Lee, that is committed to spreading world peace through their Legislate Peace Campaign. HWPL and it’s three years of community support from all over the world hope to pass the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) to the United Nations, an enforceable law that would preserve human rights by refraining States from using military force that would, in turn, impact another’s political independence and freedom.

Weaving together Tradition And Fashion in Support of Elephants
June 9, 2016

CityNews – Fair Trade company Ethnic Lanna, loves elephants. Elephants are easy to love; their calm gentle actions can amaze you and their playfulness can raise your cheeks to the sky. It’s hard not to be bewildered by how quickly your initial fear of an animal so large and capable of destruction is replaced with comfort and laughter.

Letter Response: Elderly Friendly?
September 15, 2015

Citylife reader Jonathan Nash wrote a letter to the editor this month requesting our help.

เชียงใหม่จัดยิ่งใหญ่ จุดเทียนถวายอาลัย พสกนิกรกว่า 3.5 หมื่นร่วมพิธี ล้นอุทยานหลวงฯ
November 3, 2016

วันที่ 2 พ.ย.59 เวลา 18.39 น. ที่ลานหน้าหอคำหลวง อุทยานหลวงราชพฤกษ์ จังหวัดเชียงใหม่ ม.ล.ปนัดดา ดิศกุล รัฐมนตรีประจำสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี ร่วมกับประชาชนชาวเชียงใหม่กว่า 35,000 คน นำโดย นายปวิณ ชำนิประศาสน์ ผู้ว่าราชการจังหวัดเชียงใหม่ จัดพิธีจุดเทียนถวายอาลัยพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช โดยพสกนิกรชาวเชียงใหม่ทั้งหมดที่มาร่วมพิธียืนเต็มทั้งลานราษฎร์รักบาท (บริเวณหน้าหอคำหลวง) และลานราชพฤกษ์ ซึ่งจุคนได้ราว 20,000 คน รวมทั้งเต็มลานต้นโพธิ์แห่งความจงรักษ์ภักดี

ทางแยกแม่โจ้: Maejo Junction and Ping River Expansion
August 6, 2015

ใครๆที่ได้ขับรถผ่านแยกแม่โจ้ บนถนนซุปเปอร์ไฮเวย์ ไม่นานมานี้ อาจสังเกตเห็นว่าไหล่ทางที่เคยเรียงรายไปด้วยต้นมะฮอกกะนีสูงใหญ่นั้น ปัจจุบันมีแต่รถแทรกเตอร์จอดระเกะระกะเต็มไปหมด สำหรับพวกเราส่วนมาก นี่เป็นเพียงสิ่งผ่านตาเราไปโดยไม่ได้รับความใส่ใจ แต่สำหรับชาวบ้านในละแวกนั้นแล้ว โครงการก่อสร้างครั้งนี้จะมีผลกระทบต่อวิถีชีวิตของพวกเขาอย่างหลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้ บริษัทเชียงใหม่ คอนสตรัคชัน ได้เซ็นสัญญากับกรมทางหลวงเพื่อที่จะขุดอุโมงค์ขนาด 6 เลน ใต้แยกแม่โจ้ และขยายถนนซุปเปร์ไฮเวย์ เป็น 10 เลน ไปเป็นที่เรียบร้อยแล้ว


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Neri Tenuta Winery

Maximiliano Neri is a man with generations of winemaking behind him. Hailing from the vineyards of Tuscany, Italy, he has now relocated to Chiang Mai where his own family’s wines can be sampled and enjoyed on the mountainsides of Baan Pong.