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Bottle Murderer Admits to More Atrocities and Another Murder
April 20, 2015

Bottle murderer Phra Chusri has admitted to committing similar atrocities over many years across the country and murdering another woman, after telling the police that he thinks society will never forgive him.

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Shan Man Murderer Arrested
April 20, 2015

A man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a Shan man outside a Chiang Mai snooker club last week.

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Shan Man Murdered Outside Snooker Club
April 17, 2015

A Burmese Shan man was found dead, lying in a pool of blood outside Lanthong Snooker Club on Rattanakosin road, Muang Chiang Mai early this morning.

Storms To Hit Chiang Mai Tomorrow
April 20, 2015

New storms are predicted for the north between 21 – 24 April, according to the Northern Meteorological Centre.

Chiang Mai Makes 1,000 Million Baht This Songkran
April 20, 2015

According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Chiang Mai made at least 1,000 million baht during the Songkran holiday this year.

Boy with Rare Disorder Dies
April 20, 2015

CityNews – Last month, March 26th, CityNews published a plea for financial help for a baby boy, Patra Tanongsap, who suffered from an autoimmune disorder called myasthenia gravis.

German Embassy Donates Towards Anti-Trafficking Causes
April 17, 2015

In support of anti-human trafficking causes, the German Embassy officially donated almost two and a half million baht to the Foundation of Child Understanding (FOCUS) to help towards activities for the prevention of human trafficking in northern Thailand this week.

Man Arrested for Murder After 8 Years on the Run
April 16, 2015

A man who has been on the run from a Chiang Mai arrest warrant for almost eight years was finally arrested in Phuket on Sunday April 12.

Cracking Down on Guns, Drugs, Booze, Boobs, and Speed at Songkran
April 10, 2015

Powder, ice, and foam in water, as well as high pressure water guns and dangerous equipment are not allowed for water-splashing activities. Car trucks with water tanks are not allowed in communities where the activities are hosted, and improper dances or performances that do not reflect Thai culture.

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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.

Chiang Mai Mayor Assures Public Moat Water is Safe Following Parasite Scare
April 8, 2015

The mayor wants to assure the public that the water is safe, and the reported parasites in the water are not uncommon, and will cause no danger to revellers.

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.

Week-long Debate on Controversial Draft Constitution Kicks Off Today
April 20, 2015

The final draft of the constitution will be presented to the National Reform Council (NRC) today, beginning a week-long debate on its contents.

Fortune-teller Predicts the Junta Will Stay in Power at Least Three More Years; Government Spokesman says they’ll Stay Indefinitely
April 7, 2015

CityNews – Well-known fortune-teller Warin Buawiralert has predicted that the military junta will remain in power for at least three more years.

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.

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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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

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….

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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There are 10 vans for each route. The Airport Shuttle Bus is located outside Chiang Mai International Airport’s international passenger terminal building.