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Shan Man Murdered Outside Snooker Club
April 17, 2015

A Burmese Shan man was found dead, lying in a pool of blood outside Lanthong Snooker Club on Rattanakosin road, Muang Chiang Mai early this morning.

Phra Chusri, the man admitting to the murder of Miss Samorn.
Bottle Murderer Arrested
April 16, 2015

Earlier today, Chiang Mai police arrested the man they believed to have murdered Miss Samorn at a guest house on Chiang Moi road.

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Wood Smugglers Arrested During Songkran
April 16, 2015

Two wood smugglers were arrested after being discovered by officials of Pha Daeng National Park together with the military who took part in a forestry inspection of Ban Nam Ru, Chiang Dao last Monday afternoon.

Chiang Mai Ranks Third for Songkran Road Accidents
April 17, 2015

Chiang Mai has been ranked as the third most dangerous province in Thailand this Songkran with 119 accidents over the holiday period.

Man Drowns in River
April 16, 2015

A dead man was found floating in Maw Wang stream in Chiang Mai’s Mae Win sub-district last Friday, April 10.

Less Local Tourists Visit Chiang Mai This Songkran
April 16, 2015

While Chiang Mai’s reputation as one of the hottest (and wettest) places for Songkran was left unscathed, local Thai tourists appeared to be forgoing the city celebrations this year according to the Chiang Mai Tourism Business Association.

German Embassy Donates Towards Anti-Trafficking Causes
April 17, 2015

In support of anti-human trafficking causes, the German Embassy officially donated almost two and a half million baht to the Foundation of Child Understanding (FOCUS) to help towards activities for the prevention of human trafficking in northern Thailand this week.

Man Arrested for Murder After 8 Years on the Run
April 16, 2015

A man who has been on the run from a Chiang Mai arrest warrant for almost eight years was finally arrested in Phuket on Sunday April 12.

Cracking Down on Guns, Drugs, Booze, Boobs, and Speed at Songkran
April 10, 2015

Powder, ice, and foam in water, as well as high pressure water guns and dangerous equipment are not allowed for water-splashing activities. Car trucks with water tanks are not allowed in communities where the activities are hosted, and improper dances or performances that do not reflect Thai culture.

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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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Elderly in Need Craft Flags for Income
April 9, 2015

CityNews – Yesterday, April 8, groups of elderly people from various communities in the north, including Chiang Mai, came together to make decorative flags for more income. These flags are sold at 20 baht each. The decorative flags are used as an offering of worship, according to Lanna tradition. You can buy the flags and help the elderly at Wat Gate during Songkran.

Chiang Mai Mayor Assures Public Moat Water is Safe Following Parasite Scare
April 8, 2015

The mayor wants to assure the public that the water is safe, and the reported parasites in the water are not uncommon, and will cause no danger to revellers.

Fortune-teller Predicts the Junta Will Stay in Power at Least Three More Years; Government Spokesman says they’ll Stay Indefinitely
April 7, 2015

CityNews – Well-known fortune-teller Warin Buawiralert has predicted that the military junta will remain in power for at least three more years.

Junta Makes Light of Article 44 as Western Media says it’s Time to get Tough on Thailand
April 3, 2015

“Thailand’s friends abroad should not be fooled by this obvious sleight of hand … that effectively provides unlimited and unaccountable powers.”

From Martial Law to Section 44: Same, Same but Different?
April 2, 2015

Regardless of his claims many are unsettled by the proposal to enact Article 44 and parallels have been drawn to Article 17 of the interim constitution in 1952 which was later used to authorize the execution of 76 people.

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.

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.

Addressing Sexual Violence in Burma
February 27, 2015

Various groups are expressing growing concern about the rise of sexual violence on the part of the Burmese Army.

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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!

May 28, 2014

Maya mall – the top floor holds a work/play room for all. It’s the ultimate in 3rd spaces with different levels to sit on, hang out, work or read….

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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There are 10 vans for each route. The Airport Shuttle Bus is located outside Chiang Mai International Airport’s international passenger terminal building.