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Insurance Company Delays Payout For Three Cyclists Killed by Drunk Driver
June 30, 2015

A meeting was held on June 29, between the families of three deceased cyclists and the insurance company of a drunk driver who crashed into a group of cyclists, killing three on May 3.

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Drug Smugglers Escape After Gun Fight on Thai – Burmese Border
June 29, 2015

Police seize a bag of yaba pills after a gun fight with smugglers found walking along the Thai – Burmese border, June 26.

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Merchant Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Jerseys
June 24, 2015

Police Region 5 released a statement detailing the arrest of 64-year-old Kawee Reeweerakul, the owner of Nakhornping Centre, located in the Chang Moi area, and seized 576 items of counterfeit football shirts, valued at 347,200 baht.

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“Cycling: Love the World” Project Held At Maejo University
June 30, 2015

Assistant Professor and Vice-President for strategy at Maejo University, Pawin Manochai, presided over the new “Cycling: Love the World” project hosted by the Faculty of Liberal Arts last Saturday.

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Precipitation Causes Multiple Accidents in Doi Inthanon International Park
June 29, 2015

Due to slippery conditions caused by rainfall, multiple motor accidents have been reported daily in Doi Inthanon International Park for the last “three or four days” said Pornthep Charoensuebsakul, the head of Doi Inthanon National Park, on June 28th.

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Primate Habitat Restoration Project in Mae On A Success
June 29, 2015

Flight of the Gibbon held their yearly Primate Habitat Restoration Project with help from local villagers and students from Suksasongkhoa Chiang Mai School on June 27.

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Chinese Language Road Signs to be Introduced in 2016
June 30, 2015

The Tourism Department and the Transport Ministry will next year begin the installation of road signs in Chinese across the country, including names of roads, places and directions, in efforts to reduce traffic accidents and make it easier for Chinese tourists to find their way around major cities such as Chiang Mai.

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Man Drowns in Dam After Accidental Fall
June 29, 2015

A body was found on June 27, floating in a dam in the Hang Dong area, who police believe to be a victim of a fatal accident while collecting flowers.

Human Rights Watch Calls For Citizenship and Fair Treatment of Moken Sea Nomads
June 26, 2015

Human Rights Watch has today criticised the governments of both Burma and Thailand for blatant discrimination and other rights abuses against the Moken, sea nomads who are among the few remaining hunter-gatherer populations in Southeast Asia.

Gluay Kang, a New Hope for Cancer Patients
June 23, 2015

Researchers at Chiang Mai University have discovered an anti-cancer substance found in a local flower called gluay kang (mitrephora keithii). The researchers believe that this property can kill cancer in the liver. Gluay kang can be found in Eastern and Southern parts of Thailand.

Suspected MERS Carrier Given All Clear
June 23, 2015

A Chiang Mai man feared to be carrying the MERS virus has been given the all clear after fears the disease could come into Thailand given the outbreak in South Korea over the last month.

Chiang Mai Airport on High Alert For MERS Virus
June 22, 2015

Following the first confirmed case of a passenger flying from the Middle East testing positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Thailand, Chiang Mai International Airport has begun strictly examining passengers traveling from South Korea, where an outbreak began in May 2015.

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2 Million Donated to Convention Centre After PM Plans Visit Next Week
June 25, 2015

A two million baht donation has been made to further aid landscape management of the Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre by the Pinkanakorn Development Agency (public organisation) in timing with a mobile cabinet meeting where the prime minister will attend next week.

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Thai – Filipino Relations Celebrated at 117th Philippine Independence Day
June 15, 2015

Over 100 Filipinos and their families gathered at the Girl Guides Association of Thailand’s Northern Training Centre to celebrate the 117th Philippine Independence Day on June 14.

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Checkpoint Tip-Off Group Closed and Admins Arrested
June 15, 2015

Six admins behind the popular Facebook group that reveals police checkpoint locations in Chiang Mai have been issued arrest warrants on June 13, after orders from police chief Somyot Poompunmuang see similar groups across the country also closed down.

1,000 Baht Budget Film on the Way to Cannes
June 29, 2015

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Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide at Papa Rock
June 22, 2015

Eef Barzelay has been processing the world through music for a long time. Most known for forming and fronting the American band Clem Snide, Eef is the driving force behind a body of work that already exceeds most singer songwriters in terms of quantity, but maintains a brilliant ability to articulate just how absurd, hilarious and sad the human experience can be as we bumble about trying to get what we want out of this world.

Annual Rocket Festival Held at Huay Tung Tao
June 17, 2015

During the month of June every year, people in Northern Thailand follow a tradition of bringing water offerings to Buddha images at temples and shrines all over the region in hopes of abundant rainfall during the coming wet season. The three days of water offerings culminate with the rocket festival, or Bun Bang Fai, which has been celebrated in Northern Thailand and Laos since before the 9th century as a signal to the sky to commence the change of season, and was held on June 15th this year.

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.

Cold Sport in a Hot Climate: Ball Hockey in Chiang Mai
October 9, 2014

As a Canadian, I am naturally a big fan of hockey. Call it a stereotype, but there’s always some truth to them. We”re the nicest people in the world, but if we suffer a heart-breaking hockey loss – as we did in 2011 after losing to Boston in the Stanley Cup play-offs – then we’ll turn violent in about as much time as you can say “poutine.”

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