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Australian Embassy to conduct a Consular outreach visit to Chiang Mai
September 30, 2016

The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will be undertaking a Consular outreach visit in Chiang Mai.

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Google’s First Indoor Street View Features MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Centre, Emquartier
September 29, 2016

Today Google Thailand announced that it will be introducing indoor street view in a range of locations in Thailand, begining with Bangkok’s high end mall Emquartier and Chiang Mai’s MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Centre.

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Vibrator Scare Delays Flight From Chiang Mai Airport
September 29, 2016

An AirAsia flight from Chiang Mai heading to Bangkok was delayed after bomb squads were called after a bag was discovered vibrating, only to discover a private stimulation device was the real culprit.

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Traffic Police Office to Temporarily Move Location
September 29, 2016

The Chiang Mai Traffic Police Office is temporarily moving to the Muang Chiang Mai Police Station on Rachadamneon Road as the main office will be redeveloped during the month of October.

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Dead Body Found in Moat This Morning
September 27, 2016

A man was found dead in the Chiang Mai moat today after witnesses saw a body floating in the water near Tha Pae Gate this morning.

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Six Car Pile Up at Buak Krok Siwilai Underpass
September 27, 2016

A six car pile-up at the Buak Krok Siwilai underpass along the second ring road was shared on Chiang Mai Traffic Facebook page this morning.

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Man Wielding Samurai Sword Robs Gold Shop in Lamphun
September 19, 2016

A man wielding a samurai sword and a fake gun successfully robbed a gold store in Lamphun on September 18, making away with over 42 gold items.

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Man Arrested for Minor Posession of Yaba and Opium After NPCO Get Tough
September 16, 2016

Police arrested a man in Chiang Dao for possession of Yaba and Opium when his house was raided after the government demands another crack down on drugs.

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Chinese Porn Website Gang Arrested at Faham Home
September 13, 2016

Police raided a house being used by a group of Chinese nationals holding tourist visas as an illegal pornography website operation centre based in Thailand – a criminal offence under pornography laws and immigration laws.

Mae Sa Waterfall Closed For Safety Reasons
September 8, 2016

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park has closed the Mae Sa Waterfall in Mae Rim temporarily for safety reasons after two days of heavy rain.

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Pokemon No (alcohol) at Rajabhat University
August 30, 2016

Students at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University decided to dress up as Pokemon Go characters as part of public relations during the recent fresher initiation events.

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AIS to Help Customers Affected by Floods in Northern Thailand
August 24, 2016

AIS has offered to help customers affected by floods in the north of Thailand by setting up a 24-hour call centre and adding money to peoples phone accounts so they can call family and support services.

Big Chiang Mai Politicians to be Interrogated by Military
July 28, 2016

July 27th, The National Council for Peace and Order used Article 44 to call on 11 local Chiang Mai politicians and their family members to report to Military Circle 11 in Bangkok. The 11 were accused of disseminating distorted information, in letter form, about the upcoming referendum.

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Former Pheu Thai MP Tasanee Buranupakorn Arrested by Army
July 27, 2016

Former Pheu Thai MP, Tassanee Buranupakorn, has been arrested by the army while waiting to meet with Pol. Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda after she paid a visit to the Royal Thai Police officers attempting to show her innocence following the raids on the Mayors office and other homes around the city.

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Army and Police Raid Mayors Office and Activist Homes to Seize Vote-No Leaflets And Make Arrests
July 27, 2016

Over 300 army and police officers have raided ten separate locations as part of a citywide crackdown on Vote-No campaigners, including the mayor’s offices and homes of activists in Chiang Mai.

Drought Almost Over, but Farmers Urged to Hold off on Planting Rice
June 6, 2016

“The water crisis has passed, Jansark Limpiti, Director of Chiang Mai Irrigation Office told CityNews, “But while the crisis has passed, we are still rationing and managing water resources with great attention to details.”

May 25, 2016

Chiang Mai prides itself as a historical city, and at 720 years, it is one of the oldest constantly inhabited cities in Thailand. The old square mile moat has five gates, with the most well-known, and distinctive one being Tha Pae Gate, the only gate which still has a door…even though the latest version is less than 30 years old. The public square in front of Tha Pae has long been used for public events and the area was the first to have been developed, as tourists began to pour into the city three decades ago. Many urban shops flourish around Tha Pae Gate with Tha Pae Road leading from the Governor’s Residence by the river straight to the iconic gate.

Reporting from the Mountains: CityNews takes a long drive through fires and barren hills
April 27, 2016

Headed up into the mountains of Samoeng yesterday to see for ourselves what is going on with our environment and the results are worrying – fires, deforestation, drought and garbage.

Heavenly Culture, World Pace, Restoration of Light
August 24, 2016

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is a global organization found in South Korea by Chairman Man Hee Lee, that is committed to spreading world peace through their Legislate Peace Campaign. HWPL and it’s three years of community support from all over the world hope to pass the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) to the United Nations, an enforceable law that would preserve human rights by refraining States from using military force that would, in turn, impact another’s political independence and freedom.

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Weaving together Tradition And Fashion in Support of Elephants
June 9, 2016

CityNews – Fair Trade company Ethnic Lanna, loves elephants. Elephants are easy to love; their calm gentle actions can amaze you and their playfulness can raise your cheeks to the sky. It’s hard not to be bewildered by how quickly your initial fear of an animal so large and capable of destruction is replaced with comfort and laughter.

Letter Response: Elderly Friendly?
September 15, 2015

Citylife reader Jonathan Nash wrote a letter to the editor this month requesting our help.

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ทางแยกแม่โจ้: Maejo Junction and Ping River Expansion
August 6, 2015

ใครๆที่ได้ขับรถผ่านแยกแม่โจ้ บนถนนซุปเปอร์ไฮเวย์ ไม่นานมานี้ อาจสังเกตเห็นว่าไหล่ทางที่เคยเรียงรายไปด้วยต้นมะฮอกกะนีสูงใหญ่นั้น ปัจจุบันมีแต่รถแทรกเตอร์จอดระเกะระกะเต็มไปหมด สำหรับพวกเราส่วนมาก นี่เป็นเพียงสิ่งผ่านตาเราไปโดยไม่ได้รับความใส่ใจ แต่สำหรับชาวบ้านในละแวกนั้นแล้ว โครงการก่อสร้างครั้งนี้จะมีผลกระทบต่อวิถีชีวิตของพวกเขาอย่างหลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้ บริษัทเชียงใหม่ คอนสตรัคชัน ได้เซ็นสัญญากับกรมทางหลวงเพื่อที่จะขุดอุโมงค์ขนาด 6 เลน ใต้แยกแม่โจ้ และขยายถนนซุปเปร์ไฮเวย์ เป็น 10 เลน ไปเป็นที่เรียบร้อยแล้ว

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