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Ivory Crackdown Begins
March 5, 2015

Following the new law requiring all citizens to register any ivory in their possession, hundreds of people in Chiang Mai and Lamphun have come forward to register their items.

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Governor Helms Tense Meeting on Pollution
March 5, 2015

With PM10 levels skyrocketing to 181 micrograms per cubic metre, the tone of the meeting was tense as officials acknowledged that the air in Chiang Mai is now at dangerous levels.

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Two Men Arrested for Impersonating Army Officials
March 5, 2015

Two men were arrested for impersonating army officials and defrauding young men hoping to join the army.

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Ivory Crackdown Begins
March 5, 2015

Following the new law requiring all citizens to register any ivory in their possession, hundreds of people in Chiang Mai and Lamphun have come forward to register their items.

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Governor Helms Tense Meeting on Pollution
March 5, 2015

With PM10 levels skyrocketing to 181 micrograms per cubic metre, the tone of the meeting was tense as officials acknowledged that the air in Chiang Mai is now at dangerous levels.

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Two Men Arrested for Impersonating Army Officials
March 5, 2015

Two men were arrested for impersonating army officials and defrauding young men hoping to join the army.

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Coup Endorsed
May 26, 2014

Praytuth was quoted as saying, “Do not criticize, do not start problems. It’s no use.” He added that the public must control their comments on social media and that they should not incite violence with their messages on Facebook and jeopardise the "peace of the country".

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Yingluck Reports to Army
May 23, 2014

Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has reported to the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (NPOMC) today (Friday, 23rd May).

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Red Shirts Meet Army
May 23, 2014

The army met with Chiang Mai Red Shirt leaders in a meeting at Kawila Camp in Chiang Mai – no reporters or any other members of the public were allowed.

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Rally at Nan City Hall Despite Law
May 23, 2014

Customers of Mitsubishi Nan protested at City Hall in Nan despite the military’s rules regarding gatherings. They claimed the company took advantage of them and they are demanding justice as consumers.

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TAT launching a Range of Activities to Attract Tourists from Europe and Middle East
May 22, 2014

During the beginning of this year, Thailand faced several volatile factors including the ongoing domestic political situation, but we are pleased to see that the overall European market remained strong and positive although the Middle East market turned quite stagnant

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Thailand Suffers Worst Tourism Growth in Years: TAT
May 16, 2014

Thailand is seeing the smallest growth in tourist numbers in five years as a result of the country’s prolonged political crisis, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

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Chiang Mai FC Weekend Games Rescheduled
May 23, 2014

Due to the coup, FC games have been cancelled for this weekend and moved to future dates.

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New International swimming coach in Chiang Mai
May 12, 2014

A recent arrival in the Chiang Mai Community, Australian Paul Rigney, now offers both expat and Thai residents opportunities to receive experienced swimming lessons from a qualified swimming coach and teacher

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World Famous Pro Golfers to Play in Chiang Mai Golf Classic 2014
May 7, 2014

Alpine Golf Resort is to host the 2nd major golf tournament from June 30th – July 6th. Many professional golfers are expected to attend, including last year’s PGA Championship winner, Jason Dufner.

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Chiang Mai Residents Start Facebook Page to Report Burning
March 2, 2015

“In a city that prides itself on its landscape and heritage, how can the government continue to stand idly by as this situation becomes exacerbated year after year?”

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A Beginner’s Guide to Living Abroad
March 5, 2015

So you’ve decided to move abroad – good for you! You might have made this decision for any number of reasons: your job or relationship requires you to live abroad, you want to travel, or you just want to try something different.

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The Dangers of Valentines
February 10, 2015

Thais celebrate the holiday in a number of unique ways, from romantic gestures to fancy meals to exchanging of pink, heart-themed gifts. It’s also a good excuse for a beauty show or mini concert in almost every shopping mall across the country. But with the ying comes the yang: all these good festivities are shadowed by strange talk of “dangers” – which Thai politicians and police take great care to prevent.

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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

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….

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Cambodia, anyone?
May 25, 2014

Anyone looking for a respite from the lock down in Thailand might want to consider the relative tranquility of Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 31st and June 1, 2014 respectively. On those dates poet noir, John Gartland will be reciting his original poetry. On May 31st he will be part of a lineup that will include the man in black, Christopher Minko and his Khmer vocalists in Krom. On June 1st he will appear with Christopher Minko at the renowned Meta House in Phnom Penh. Click to read original poetry from noir poet, John Gartland:

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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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Experience
May 16, 2014
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Focus Gallery
May 15, 2014

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So you’ve decided to move abroad – good for you! You might have made this decision for any number of reasons: your job or relationship requires you to live abroad, you want to travel, or you just want to try something different. In the modern age, it’s becoming easier and easier – not to mention more common – to just pack up and go. Many jobs can be done remotely for at least part of the time, and there are many positions available in different industries (not just education!) to English speakers who take that leap and move abroad.

But now that you’ve decided to go, you probably have a few questions and concerns. Moving is never easy, and moving to a foreign country can be pretty daunting, especially the first time around. Here are some general tips and things to bear in mind.