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Driver Arrested for Transferring Immigrants
April 30, 2015

CityNews – Tuesday April 28th, immigrant officers inspecting the middle ring road, close to Auearthorn Village of Chiang Mai’s Sanphisua sub-district, noted a suspicious car driving at high speed, heading to Ruamchok Market.

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Bomb Found in Sarapee
April 28, 2015

Sarapee police were alerted to a bomb in the forest of Tha Wang Tan sub-district yesterday afternoon.

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Illegal Logs Seizure
April 27, 2015

CityNews – On the afternoon of April 25th, the military, Mae Taeng police, and local authorities raided a house of Mae Taeng’s Inthakin sub-district, Chiang Mai.

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Military Called In to Reclaim Forest
April 30, 2015

CityNews – April 29th, Colonel Jirawat Nakrat of Pha Muang Force, assigned the military to join forces to help reclaim forest land.

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Rainstorms Ravage Mae Taeng
April 29, 2015

CityNews – Chiang Mai’s Mae Taeng district faced rainstorm and strong gusts yesterday afternoon, causing traffic congestion and a power outage.

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Chiang Mai Airport to Face US and UN Inspections
April 28, 2015

Chiang Mai airport is to come under new scrutiny in July when US and UN aviation agencies will hold airport security and aviation licensing inspections at Thailand’s major international airports.

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Thailand Not Prepared for Earthquakes
April 30, 2015

CityNews – Thailand is not prepared for another massive earthquake, according to Dr Pennung Warnitchai, a professor at the Asia Institute of Technology.

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Centres and Hotlines Set up for Nepal Earthquake Donations
April 29, 2015

CityNews – Chiang Mai Provincial Administrative Organization has opened a centre to collect donations for victims of the Nepal earthquake.

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Care for Dogs to Join Forces with The Worldwide Veterinary Service
April 28, 2015

The Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) and Care for Dogs Foundation will join forces on May 1st, seeing an improvement to service and greater support for dogs and other animals here in Chiang Mai and the surrounding areas.

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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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Health Office Warns of Heat Stroke
April 23, 2015

Despite this week seeing rain and storms blowing down from the north, Dr Surasing Wisarutrat, deputy head of the Chiang Mai Health Office, has warned of the dangers of heat stroke during the hot weather that will certainly return.

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Hospital Gets Ready for Songkran with Deadly Van Smash
April 10, 2015

the number of accidents might even increase, say authorities.

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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.

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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.

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Wear Blue for U Win Tin, Wear Blue for Burma
April 21, 2015

Tuesday April 21 is the first anniversary of the death of former Burmese political prisoner, U Win Tin, and people are encouraged to wear blue to honour him and raise awareness of the vast number of political prisoners still in Burmese prisons today.

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.

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Allies Across Borders: Talking to LGBTI Students in Thailand
March 13, 2015

When I first arrived in Thailand four and a half months ago, I was so enchanted with the idea that this was a place that embraced sexual diversity. From an outsider’s perspective, it was easy to latch onto the idea that Thailand was not only tolerant but also accepting, and people lived with the freedom to express their gender and sexual identity without fear or backlash.

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A Governor Under Pressure: An Interview with Chiang Mai Governor Suriya Prasartbandit
March 11, 2015

My eyes were watering as I walked into the Provincial Office this morning hoping for an interview with the governor.

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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.

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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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CAMP
May 28, 2014
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Cambodia, anyone?
May 25, 2014
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Wake Up 24 hour cafe
May 25, 2014
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Grind Zero
May 22, 2014
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Ombra Cafe
May 19, 2014

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

Meeting of Styles is an internationally renowned graffiti festival that brings artists from all over the world together to share their art cultures and different ideas.