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Officials Continue to Trace Remains Used for Black Magic
April 24, 2015

In relation to a baby’s dead body found in Wat Huary Dinki of Doi Lo district, police region 5, officials of Chiang Mai Municipality and rescue officers raided Hai Ya Crematorium of Muang’s Hai Ya sub-district in Chiang Mai on the morning of April 23rd in search of more dead babies and to trace 70-year-old Soomboon Neramit

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Movie Style Bank Robber Foiled by Police
April 24, 2015

A bank robber was foiled by Doi Saket police after he tried to imitate robberies he had seen in the movies.

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Police Excavate More Infant Remains
April 22, 2015

Police and rescue officers performed and excavation under the Brahma statue in search of a baby’s dead body late morning on April 21st.

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Man Arrested For Trespassing in Huai Nam National Park
April 24, 2015

A 69-year-old man was arrested for trespassing in Huai Nam Dang National Park’s forests yesterday morning.

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Department of Employment Checks on One Stop Service Progress
April 23, 2015

Deputy Director-General of the Department of Employment, Theerapon Khunmuang, visited Chiang Mai’s One Stop Service to check up on the progress of extending work permits of migrant labourers.

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Unofficial Hazing Ceremony Sparks Outrage After Students Deceived and Injured
April 23, 2015

Chiang Mai University’s Vice President for Student Development has released a statement after images showing the bruised knees of a student that attended an unofficial hazing ceremony went viral.

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Another Rainstorm Hits Chiang Mai
April 24, 2015

A powerful rainstorm hit Chiang Mai causing damage to billboards, traffic congestion, and a power outage on the night of April 23rd.

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Last Day to Declare Ivory
April 22, 2015

According to Kamonchai Kotcha, Director of the Chiang Mai office of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, today sees the last day people can declare possession of ivory.

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More Road Accidents Due To Faster Cars According to Health Minister
April 21, 2015

The Public Health Minister has claimed that traffic accidents are increasing as more people are able to travel due to more convenient and faster transportation.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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May 28, 2014
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Cambodia, anyone?
May 25, 2014
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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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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.