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Bike Thieves Tracked and Arrested
May 26, 2015

Two men was arrested near Sompet Market on May 25, after there were tracked by police following a tip-off that they were the men behind a bike theft earlier this week.

Five Drug Mules Arrested After Sting Operation
May 21, 2015

A man was arrested yesterday, May 20, after a series of sting operations ended in five arrests and 1.5million yaba pills seized.

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Black Magic Monks Secretly Film Women Bathe
May 20, 2015

Police have warned woman who visit black magic monks to bathe in holy water to be cautious, after several woman found a secretly filmed video of them bathing online.

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Hill Tribes Promoted in Tourism Market
May 27, 2015

Chiang Mai Vice Governor Supachai Iamsuwan, together with Montree Piyakun of Chiang Mai Provincial Office of Tourism and Sports, held press release on May 26 to promote Hill Tribes and tourism for an event in June.

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Research Concludes a Tram System is Best For Chiang Mai
May 27, 2015

A meeting was held at the Chiang Mai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to discuss the results of research carried out to find out the best mass transit system for Chiang Mai, Lamphun and Lampang, and how to begin production of such a system.

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Traffic Police Crack Down on Congestion Around Downtown Schools in Chiang Mai
May 26, 2015

Traffic police focus on relieving jams around schools in the city by cracking down on illegal parking and other congestion causing offences.

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Bus Crash in Lampang, 1 Dead over 30 Injured
May 27, 2015

One person was killed and over 30 people were injured after a tour bus traveling from Udonthani to Chiang Mai swerved and collided with an intersection before hitting a van carrying students this morning, May 27.

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Lao Woman Arrested Trying to Illegaly Enter Thailand on a Boat
May 25, 2015

A Laotian woman was arrested on the border between Laos and Thailand last night, May 24, after trying to illegally enter the kingdom on a boat.

Cycling Licences to be Enforced in Bangkok
May 12, 2015

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) told press today that cyclists in the capital will need to posses a licence in a ‘long-term measure to prevent road accidents’, according to The Nation.

Dengue Fever Prevention Campaign in Hang Dong
May 27, 2015

The Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office has hosted a campaign to raise awareness of dengue fever prevention and control, aiming to build networks between government and private sectors who work to combat the disease.

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Urban Search and Rescue Training for Military and Officials
May 26, 2015

The military and officials from nine different institutes in Chiang Mai will be trained in Urban Search and Rescue by the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Regional Centre (DPMRC 10, Lampang) in an effort to improve emergency responses to earthquakes and other natural disasters.

Fourth International Naturism Conference Comes to Chiang Mai
May 25, 2015

The fourth annual NATCON, an international conference presenting naturism as a way of life in Southeast Asia will come to Chiang Mai on June 12, open for all to discuss, learn and join in with workshops, trips and discussions.

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New High Speed Rail to Chiang Mai Finally Gets The Go Ahead
May 12, 2015

Transport Minister Prajin Juntong has told national press that he he expects Japan to begin construction of the new Bangkok – Chiang Mai high speed rail line early next year.

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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.

Search for Missing Thai Woman Believed to be Kidnapped by North Korea Continued by Nephew
May 14, 2015

CityNews – May 12th, at Chiang Mai City Hall’s office building, Tomoharu Ebihara, president of the rescue group for victims kidnapped by North Korean people, released a statement about Sukam Panjoy who recently passed away.

Bugs Bugs Glorious Bugs
May 7, 2015

We have all enjoyed the glorious Ratchaphruek flowers from the unfortunately named Golden Shower Trees which have been in full bloom over the past month all over the city.

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.

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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We have all enjoyed the glorious Ratchaphruek flowers from the unfortunately named Golden Shower Trees which have been in full bloom over the past month all over the city.