Winter is expected to arrive early this year, according to the Northern Meteorological Centre.re.
A restaurant on Ratchadamnoen Road has been accused of dumping waste water on the street, causing motorcycles driving past the restaurant to slip and crash because of the grease, but the owner denies any wrongdoing.
A hundred pig farmers from Chiang Mai and Lamphun marched to the City Hall in Chiang Mai, protesting against a proposal by the United States to export pork into Thailand.
Chiang Mai is expected to have a model of the royal funeral pyre at the International Exhibition and Convention Centre as a monument of the late HM King Rama IX by October 10th 2017.
Bewildering wild mushrooms and bamboo shoots continue to be sold in the local markets due to the recent continuous rains, increasing daily income for local vendors up to a thousand baht.
Maejo University (MJU) will host a regional workshop on Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Agriculture for Sustainable Development and Food Security in Southeast Asia, on September 12th to 14th. The event is organised by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) in collaboration with ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB).
A member of a Chinese tour group hiking in Ban Huay Sathan, Mae Taeng, drowned after turbulent water caught her off guard during a flash flood.
A lightning strike hit a transformer in Jet Yod that caused a fire to spread to the neighbouring dormitory around 3pm today, causing a fire that consumed part of the building before it was quickly put out by fire crews.
Chiang Mai University has now opened the new reservoir, Tart Chompoo Reservoir, while finishing the last few stages of construction.
A white truffle has been found in the Doi Stuhep-Pui Nation Park by the Department of Biology Chiang Mai University challenging all theories that suggest truffles cannot grow in tropical areas.
The tradition where the freshman year of Chiang Mai University walks up Doi Suthep mountain to kickstart their first year will be held this Saturday 9th from around 5pm to 3pm.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand launched The Village Explorer Project, a model tourist destination for schools and families in 7 communities.
Locals villagers along the Old Chiang Mai-Lamphun Road are trying to save the century- old yang na trees as they are becoming more and more unhealthy from lack of air and nutrition.
Happy Radio 98.5 fm is airing a new programme, Asia Pop 40 this Saturday. The programme is broadcasted throughout various countries across the sea including Australia, China, Singapore and more. The Asia Pop 40 will be aired on Saturdays at 9am and Sundays at 3 – 6pm. Stay tuned for more programme to come!
The Ministry of Culture held four regional khon shows in honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. The northern khon show was hosted by Chiang Mai College of Dramatic Arts Theatre on August 28th.
Eight local Tambol Administrative Organisations (TAO) signed MOU joining forces to improve Mae Kha Canal water treatment. The objective is to solve the whole waste water treatment system.
The continuous rain on the weekend, from August 26th to 27th, has caused floods and mudslide in many suburb areas including Mae Rim, San Patong, Doi Lo, Mae Taeng and Samoeng.
The Royal Park Rajapruek in collaboration with the Highland Research and Development Institute is holding the 5th Kid’s World Fair under the tagline “Let’s go learn fin fun!” inviting all members of the family to explore a world of dinosaurs and meet with a special guest, Spider Man, between August 28th and September 3rd.
The governor of Chiang Mai is drafting a Chiang Mai Smart City Plan with a budget of 340 million baht, aiming to push the project Smart Street @ Nimman.
There has been a surge in influenza in Chiang Mai with over 4,500 cases found so far this year. More than 10% of students in Montfort Primary School were infected recently causing the school to close down Mathayom 1 to 3 (7th to 9th grades) for five days.
A German couple became instant celebrities and received much love and gratitude for jumping into the moat to rescue a family trapped in a car.
Deputy Governor of Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has agreed to the draft decree on the light railway transit system project in Chiang Mai, Phuket and Phang Nga.
A fire broke out at the Chang Phueak market at around 4.45pm on August 14th, causing minor damages.
The heavy rain earlier today has caused flash flooding at the Mae Sa waterfall around 3pm. Doi Suthep-Pui National Park Office has closed the area and warned people who live nearby to take caution.
Police have opened a case against Warm Up Cafe Chiang Mai after an underage teen was found drinking alcohol in the club during a police raid on the venue.
Sameong signed MOU with Maejo University integrating work forces to create job opportunity, improve health and wellness, and develop sustainable agriculture, and officially opened SMART Samoeng green market, a farmer market offering organic foods and local products.
The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will be undertaking a consular outreach visit in Chiang Mai at Le Méridien Chiang Mai. The outreach visits will take place in the ‘VIP Room’ between 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm on the following days
The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy Plan (OTP), in collaboration with CMU, has held its third and final meeting to discuss the Light Rail Transit proposal and listen to the public’s opinions and suggestions before submitting it to the government for approval.
Chiang Mai is aiming to reduce total waste output by 5% by the end of 2017 by following the national strategy of 3Rs; reduce, reuse and recycle.
The tropical depression Sonca has affected Galyani Vadhana district the most over the last few days, resulting in a flash flood and mudslides that have devastated farmlands and homes in the area.
The Deputy Inspector of Mae Jo police station has been relocated to Nan due to bad manners and the use if inappropriate language after an undercover student operation reported his bad behaviour.
Local vendors along the Loy Kroh Road stretch between Chang Klan to Charoenprathet (or McDonald’s to the Iron Bridge) attended a meeting with local authorities to discuss a recent deadline that will force them to move from the area by August 1st.
The Veterinary Office of Chiang Mai Municipality has announced a warning against playing with, touching or feeding the pigeons around Tha Pae Gate, saying that they could potentially carry diseases.
As Chiang Mai prepares herself to face the tropical storm Sonca this week, local authorities have set up 24 hours look-out points in 20 high risk areas including Si Ping Mueang, Rin Kham and the Old Chiang Mai Cultural Centre.
The Mae Tang – Mae Ngat water transfer tunnel has reached another hurdle in its construction after failing to come to an agreement with authorities about revoking national park status in areas they wish to build in.
Citylife’s annual charity fair will be moved to a fabulous new location on Nimmanhaemin Road. With space, we will have more stalls, more food, more drinks, more performances and activities and raise MORE for charity. ***Please contact [email protected] to book a booth or for more information*** Book your stall now! Suggest a charity for our donations (last year we raised over 400,000 for three charities). And donate deep! We are asking you to donate anything we can use in our auction or tombola, all proceeds will go to charity. This will be a fun and fantastic day out and we can’t wait to see you all again.
In response to the plight of an estimated 430,000 civilians, mostly children, who recently moved from Myanmar to refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh and who are in desperate need of humanitarian relief, a Bengali Humanitarian Relief Group has been set up with the support of some members of the diplomatic community in Chiang Mai.
The Anti-Hazardous Toxic Substance Alliance filed an issue to ban two hazardous chemicals using in agriculture that has a direct effect on the neuro-system and is dangerous for pregnant women.
What is meaning? What is creativity? These are the questions the overflow audience took away from ‘In – Between’, performed by the Malangphu Group at the Maiiam Contemporary Art Museum on 9th September.
Police are advising people to be aware of a possible car key remote jammer being used in Chiang Mai, recently discovered at the Tesco Lotus Hang Dong parking lot on September 18.
You breathed easier last haze season, didn’t you? Pat yourselves on the back. You helped to reduce the amount of smoke in the air by raising 1,000,000 baht to support the Warm Heart Stop the Smoke! Campaign. And how about a round of applause for Citylife? CityLife’s Garden Fair contributed a full 15% of that – 150,000 baht. You donated that, too!
It has been a long day at work and you got a lot done. You feel like celebrating and unwinding with a few drinks with your colleagues…here are a few bars that fit the bill perfectly.
The cabinet has approved a new set of excise tax rates which will come into effect on September 16th affecting the price of alcohol, cigarettes and playing cards.