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Nameless Suspect On Run Finally Arrested
May 6, 2015

A Burmese man who had escaped police custody has been arrested after police tracked him down yesterday evening, May 5.

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17-year-old Robs Internet Store To Pay For Dowry
May 5, 2015

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after he held up a 3BB Internet Service Provider Customer Service store in Mae Rim, stealing 31,000 baht in cash last Saturday.

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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Pregnant Woman Dies From Electric Shock
May 6, 2015

A pregnant woman was killed instantly because of an electric shock yesterday morning, twenty days before she was due to give birth.

Poor Community Burnt to the Ground in Chang Klan
May 5, 2015

A fire has decimated a poor community behind the Chiang Klan Crematorium last Sunday, May 3, leaving one dead and 70 without a home.

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Monk Found Dead in Temple
May 5, 2015

A monk was found dead in his room in Wat Ram Poeng after not leaving his room for sevral days which caused the other monks to investigate.

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Calls to Boycott 7-Eleven After Banana Snack Stealing Fiasco
May 7, 2015

An online campaign has called for the boycott of all 7-Eleven stores for five days, in protest against its parent company CP All, and its offensive control of the market, after it was accused of stealing and recreating a popular banana snack.

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Pray For Nepal Event in Chiang Mai
May 6, 2015

Chiang Mai’s Vice Governor, Chana Paengpibun, presided over the “Collect Gracious Hospitality from Chiang Mai Residents to Nepal People” event, in aid of those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

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Summer Storms Hit Chiang Mai
May 6, 2015

New summer storms hit many areas in Chiang Mai last night, with Sansai and Doi Saket districts heavily affected by cyclones and heavy rain.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

May 28, 2014
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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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.