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Five Drug Mules Arrested After Sting Operation
May 21, 2015

A man was arrested yesterday, May 20, after a series of sting operations ended in five arrests and 1.5million yaba pills seized.

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Black Magic Monks Secretly Film Women Bathe
May 20, 2015

Police have warned woman who visit black magic monks to bathe in holy water to be cautious, after several woman found a secretly filmed video of them bathing online.

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Nimmanhaemin Bank Robber Arrested
May 19, 2015

Police have arrested the alleged bank robber who successfully targeted a Nimmanhaemin bank with an automatic weapon, making off with over 120,000 baht.

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Office of Commercial Affairs Conducts Survey to Regulate Prices in Tourist Areas
May 22, 2015

Pairoj Kullawanit of the Office of Commercial Affairs Chiang Mai along with authorities and officials conducted a survey of prices advertised by local businesses on May 21st. Together they hoped to discover first whether business were advertising prices, and if the advertised prices were fair for customers in tourist areas.

Rain Causes Multiple Traffic Accidents
May 22, 2015

A pickup truck en route from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai collided with a Chinese tour van after hydroplaning and spinning out of control on Chiang Rai road in Doi Saket, Chiang Mai on May 21st.

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Suicide at Nong Ho Horse Stable
May 22, 2015

CityNews – Changpuek police were informed of a suicide at Nong Ho Horse Stable in Changpuek area on the morning of May 21st.

Cycling Licences to be Enforced in Bangkok
May 12, 2015

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) told press today that cyclists in the capital will need to posses a licence in a ‘long-term measure to prevent road accidents’, according to The Nation.

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Chom Tong Battered by Severe Thunderstorms
May 12, 2015

Chiang Mai Vice Governor Chana Paengpibun assigned certain sectors to survey damages in Chom Thong district after it endured heavy thunderstorms and strong winds on Sunday.

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Man Attempts Suicide by Car Fire
May 11, 2015

Rescue officers were informed of a car fire in Suan Nonsi village of Sansai’s Nong Chom sub-district during the evening of Friday, May 8th.

Meeting Held to Address Harmful Effects of Cooking Oil
May 22, 2015

CityNews – A meeting between Chulalongkorn University and Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office at Chiang Mai Grandview on May 21st to discuss the effects of cooking oil that is commonly used in the north. Cooking oil used repeatedly affects health. Polar compounds in cooking oil can lead to hypertension, coronary thrombosis, and ischemic stroke as well as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH … Continued

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Meeting Held to Kickstart Smog Prevention Initiatives Next Year
May 19, 2015

Another meeting to discuss smog preventions and solutions was held at the Chiang Mai University’s Academic Service Centre (UNISERV CMU), focusing on the main cause of smog and how to prevent it next year.

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Foundation Aiding Disabled Persons Provides Free Assistance
April 27, 2015

The Foundation to Encourage The Potential of Disabled Persons visited the regions of Tung Hua Chang and Viang Yang at the southern end of Lamphun to aid disabled persons living in the area last week.

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New High Speed Rail to Chiang Mai Finally Gets The Go Ahead
May 12, 2015

Transport Minister Prajin Juntong has told national press that he he expects Japan to begin construction of the new Bangkok – Chiang Mai high speed rail line early next year.

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20 Provinces Meet to Improve Employment in Thailand’s Highland Region
April 22, 2015

A meeting in support of employment for residents of Thailand’s highland region was held at Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai on April 21st. The meeting was presided by Sumet Mahosot, director general of the Department of Employment.

Thai Military Government Approves Control of Begging Act
April 22, 2015

The Thai military government approved the Control of Begging Act on April 22nd. The new law criminalises begging on the streets of Thailand’s major cities and also regulates busking in exchange for donations.

Search for Missing Thai Woman Believed to be Kidnapped by North Korea Continued by Nephew
May 14, 2015

CityNews – May 12th, at Chiang Mai City Hall’s office building, Tomoharu Ebihara, president of the rescue group for victims kidnapped by North Korean people, released a statement about Sukam Panjoy who recently passed away.

Bugs Bugs Glorious Bugs
May 7, 2015

We have all enjoyed the glorious Ratchaphruek flowers from the unfortunately named Golden Shower Trees which have been in full bloom over the past month all over the city.

Police arrest Somboon and her husband, Sutat Neramit, an undertaker of the Hai Ya crematorium.
Gruesome Discovery Leads to Search for Ring of Black Magic Practitioners
April 29, 2015

CityNews – Police are searching for ten black magic practitioners who are believed to be involved in selling body parts to create amulets and potions.

Meeting of Styles Comes to Chiang Mai
April 21, 2015

Last weekend, April 17-18, saw the second annual Meeting of Styles (MOS) held by As You Wish Services in Chiang Mai.

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Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Tilley (B.12.06.1938 – D. 05.03.2015)
March 20, 2015

Bob passed away peacefully on Thursday morning 5th March, he is survived and much loved by his partner Tong, and 6 children Simon, Luke, Justin, Imogen, Nicola, and Emanuel. We feel deeply for the family’s great loss, and wish Bob a fond and loving farewell. May his soul rest in peace.

Cafe corner of working places
June 1, 2014

On the corner of Nimman soi 9 a group of late night offerings awaits you!

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Cambodia, anyone?
May 25, 2014
Wake Up 24 hour cafe
May 25, 2014
Grind Zero
May 22, 2014
Ombra Cafe
May 19, 2014

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We have all enjoyed the glorious Ratchaphruek flowers from the unfortunately named Golden Shower Trees which have been in full bloom over the past month all over the city.