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Military Seize 2,000 rai From Businesses Illegally Trespassing and Logging in Chiang Dao
May 28, 2015

150 military personnel, local authorities and officials have seized over 2,000 rai of land after locals claimed large businesses were trespassing on protected land and illegally logging and farming.

The car which collided head on with the bike.
Parents of British Man Killed at Jive Festival Still Seeking Justice
May 28, 2015

Parents of a British man killed by an allegedly high driver in Pai during the Jive festival express dismay at Thai judicial system after 100 days with no arrests made, despite the driver admitting his wrongdoing.

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Bike Thieves Tracked and Arrested
May 26, 2015

Two men was arrested near Sompet Market on May 25, after there were tracked by police following a tip-off that they were the men behind a bike theft earlier this week.

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Lampang Bus Crash Death Toll Rises to Three
May 28, 2015

Following reports of a tour bus that crashed head on into a van carrying school children before crashing into a building on a junction in Lampang, police have released another statement claiming that three people have now died from the collision.

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Hill Tribes Promoted in Tourism Market
May 27, 2015

Chiang Mai Vice Governor Supachai Iamsuwan, together with Montree Piyakun of Chiang Mai Provincial Office of Tourism and Sports, held press release on May 26 to promote Hill Tribes and tourism for an event in June.

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Research Concludes a Tram System is Best For Chiang Mai
May 27, 2015

A meeting was held at the Chiang Mai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to discuss the results of research carried out to find out the best mass transit system for Chiang Mai, Lamphun and Lampang, and how to begin production of such a system.

Chiang Mai Zoo Pandas Celebrate Lin Ping’s Sixth Birthday
May 28, 2015

Panda fans and tourists join in celebrations for Lin Ping’s 6th birthday, a Panda that was born in Chiang Mai Zoo but now has been sent back to China to look for a mate.

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Parents Cry Foul Play After Being Forced to Pay 3,100 in Undisclosed School Fees
May 28, 2015

Around 50 parents of children enrolled at Ban Rim Tai School in Mae Rim flocked to the school yesterday, May 27, to demand answers from the school’s director, Sayan Kanthiya, as to why they were forced to pay over 3,000 baht in undisclosed fees.

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Bus Crash in Lampang, 1 Dead over 30 Injured
May 27, 2015

One person was killed and over 30 people were injured after a tour bus traveling from Udonthani to Chiang Mai swerved and collided with an intersection before hitting a van carrying students this morning, May 27.

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Medical Personnel From Chiang Mai Report on Relief Efforts in Nepal
May 28, 2015

Two medical personnel from Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Medicine have returned to Thailand after spending 17 days in Nepal to help with the earthquake relief effort.

Dengue Fever Prevention Campaign in Hang Dong
May 27, 2015

The Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office has hosted a campaign to raise awareness of dengue fever prevention and control, aiming to build networks between government and private sectors who work to combat the disease.

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Urban Search and Rescue Training for Military and Officials
May 26, 2015

The military and officials from nine different institutes in Chiang Mai will be trained in Urban Search and Rescue by the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Regional Centre (DPMRC 10, Lampang) in an effort to improve emergency responses to earthquakes and other natural disasters.

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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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May 25, 2014
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May 22, 2014
Ombra Cafe
May 19, 2014

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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.