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Unhinged tourist arrested again
December 9, 2019

CityNews – 7th December 2019, over the past few months have been video clips, photos and incidents shared on social media of a foreigner who has been behaving very strangely; using racist, aggressive and nasty language at strangers, spitting at passers-by, damaging properties and generously making a public nuisance of himself. The latest incident happened at a public mailbox across from Maejo Univ … Continued

Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health monitors new year’s gift baskets
December 6, 2019

CityNews – In Central Food Hall, inside Chiang Mai Central Festival, on the afternoon of 4th December 2019, Dr. Narumon Khantrikul, head of consumer health protection division of provincial public health office of Chiang Mai, together with officers of consumer health protection randomly checked gift baskets including those for the new year festival.  They focused on labelling and expiry dates; and … Continued

Clampdown on public vehicles
December 4, 2019

Provincial Land Transport Office of Chiang Mai requests public vehicles to check their transportation before the New Year festival CityNews – Suphamat Lelaraksakul, head of technical support group at the provincial transport office of Chiang Mai gave a press release on 3rd December 2019 that the department of land transport has set up measures to, “Check people, Check vehicles, and Check points” f … Continued

Chiang Mai Crafts Fair 2019
December 10, 2019

CityNews – 9th December 2019, associate network of municipalities of Chiang Mai and Sukhothai together with designated areas for sustainable tourism administration from Nan, Sukhothai, Loei, and Chiang Mai University have held “Crafts Fair”, under the concept of “Preserve… For the Future” through arts, culture, handicraft, exhibition, from 7th to 15th December 2019 at Lanna Architecture Centre, Ch … Continued

Unhinged tourist arrested again
December 9, 2019

CityNews – 7th December 2019, over the past few months have been video clips, photos and incidents shared on social media of a foreigner who has been behaving very strangely; using racist, aggressive and nasty language at strangers, spitting at passers-by, damaging properties and generously making a public nuisance of himself. The latest incident happened at a public mailbox across from Maejo Univ … Continued

Selling goods along roadside of Chom Thong – Inthanon route now forbidden
December 6, 2019

CityNews – 5th December 2019, officers from Chom Thong office of highways visited the area around highway No. 1009 (Chom Thong – Doi Inthanon Km. 2+750) near the entrance of Chom Thong Industrial and Community College.  They found some vendors setting stalls and selling goods along the roadside without permission. The officers then warned and explained to the vendors about highway act B.E. 2535 in … Continued

Clean Air White Paper
May 31, 2019

A ‘White Book’ was published and handed out to all participants who spent the morning listening to a panel of experts in a variety of fields, and the afternoon splitting into smaller groups tasked with proposing and discussing solutions to the myriad of issues faced by the annual pollution crisis.

Clean Air White Paper
May 31, 2019

A ‘White Book’ was published and handed out to all participants who spent the morning listening to a panel of experts in a variety of fields, and the afternoon splitting into smaller groups tasked with proposing and discussing solutions to the myriad of issues faced by the annual pollution crisis.

Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health monitors new year’s gift baskets
December 6, 2019

CityNews – In Central Food Hall, inside Chiang Mai Central Festival, on the afternoon of 4th December 2019, Dr. Narumon Khantrikul, head of consumer health protection division of provincial public health office of Chiang Mai, together with officers of consumer health protection randomly checked gift baskets including those for the new year festival.  They focused on labelling and expiry dates; and … Continued

Sala lanna Chiang Mai partners with Wanlamun, the highly-rated Thai restaurant in Chaing Mai, to elevate guest dinner experiences
December 2, 2019

Riverside restaurant formerly known as On the Ping has been outsourced to Kanchana “Tim” Ubolsootvanich, one of the city’s most celebrated restaurateurs… Wanlamun’s famous fried rice with river prawns served at sala lanna Chiang Mai CHIANG MAI, THAILAND: sala lanna Chiang Mai, the urban boutique retreat in northern Thailand, is elevating its culinary experiences to new heights by teaming up with o … Continued

Health Land Chiang Mai Grand Opening on 29th November 2019
November 29, 2019

The building of this branch is in Lanna Colonial style, integrating western colonial architecture with local Lanna arts, representing grandeur outlook with Lanna gracefulness. Interior decoration is in style of Lanna Chinese such as bas-relief, together with simple luxurious lighting giving customers with airy comfortable atmosphere. Outside the building, it is surrounded by nature and large strea … Continued

Clampdown on public vehicles
December 4, 2019

Provincial Land Transport Office of Chiang Mai requests public vehicles to check their transportation before the New Year festival CityNews – Suphamat Lelaraksakul, head of technical support group at the provincial transport office of Chiang Mai gave a press release on 3rd December 2019 that the department of land transport has set up measures to, “Check people, Check vehicles, and Check points” f … Continued

Billions to go into overhauling highways nationally
December 2, 2019

CityNews – 1st December 2019, division of Chiang Mai highways exposed plans to expand two lane roads to become four lane roads in all areas under the responsibility of department of highways.  It is expected that the task can be completed within two years or by 2022. In the fiscal year of 2020, the budget of over twenty billion baht will be allocated the improvement.  Some areas will need to wait … Continued

Young Thai Artists Competition Launches in Chiang Mai
November 29, 2019

Winner of ‘The Spice Garden Art Prize’ Will Receive Creative Residency in France A new art prize runs this December, launched with the aim of supporting young Thai visual artists. The winner will receive an all-expenses paid, three-week art residency at the NG Art Creative Residency in Provence, France in May 2020. The prize offers the chance to explore artistic development in a uniquely inspiring … Continued

Chiang Mai Crafts Fair 2019
December 10, 2019

CityNews – 9th December 2019, associate network of municipalities of Chiang Mai and Sukhothai together with designated areas for sustainable tourism administration from Nan, Sukhothai, Loei, and Chiang Mai University have held “Crafts Fair”, under the concept of “Preserve… For the Future” through arts, culture, handicraft, exhibition, from 7th to 15th December 2019 at Lanna Architecture Centre, Ch … Continued

Unhinged tourist arrested again
December 9, 2019

CityNews – 7th December 2019, over the past few months have been video clips, photos and incidents shared on social media of a foreigner who has been behaving very strangely; using racist, aggressive and nasty language at strangers, spitting at passers-by, damaging properties and generously making a public nuisance of himself. The latest incident happened at a public mailbox across from Maejo Univ … Continued

Selling goods along roadside of Chom Thong – Inthanon route now forbidden
December 6, 2019

CityNews – 5th December 2019, officers from Chom Thong office of highways visited the area around highway No. 1009 (Chom Thong – Doi Inthanon Km. 2+750) near the entrance of Chom Thong Industrial and Community College.  They found some vendors setting stalls and selling goods along the roadside without permission. The officers then warned and explained to the vendors about highway act B.E. 2535 in … Continued

Murderer of two teachers in Rayong arrested in Chiang Mai
December 2, 2019

CityNews – 30th November 2019, investigative officers from Rayong and Chiang Mai have arrested Supphakrit Sujasee, accused of murdering two teachers in Rayong.  Suppahkrit’s house in Saraphee had previously been searched by police after he became the main suspect in the case. However, he was arrested near the Burmese border in Chiang Dao District. Arocha Suphanith and his wife Priyaporn Piang-ngam … Continued

Chiang Mai Police catch murderer of wealthy lady.
November 1, 2019

CityNews – 1st November 2019, at the office of Provincial Police station region 5, commissioner of region 5 Prachuab Wongsook together with relevant staff made a statement concerning the arrest of Withoon Sritabut or M the suspected murderer who killed Wannee Jiracharoenying and hid the corpse in a refrigerator and cemented it over. ( https://www.chiangmaicitylife.com/citynews/local/hunt-is-on-for … Continued

Singaporean man attacked his girlfriend with a reaping-hook in public
September 3, 2019

CityNews – Police responded to reports of an incident of assault at Chiang Mai Business Park on the Chiang Mai-Lampang Road, Nong Pa Khrang sub-district, around 11am on August 3rd. At the scene, police found Sheng Xiang Albert, 38, from Singapore, who turned him self in and had in his possession a reaping-hook, beloved to have been used in the assault. The victim was his partner, Parichat Punrungk … Continued

Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health monitors new year’s gift baskets
December 6, 2019

CityNews – In Central Food Hall, inside Chiang Mai Central Festival, on the afternoon of 4th December 2019, Dr. Narumon Khantrikul, head of consumer health protection division of provincial public health office of Chiang Mai, together with officers of consumer health protection randomly checked gift baskets including those for the new year festival.  They focused on labelling and expiry dates; and … Continued

Tent rental businesses’ mouldy canvas tents to be monitored
December 3, 2019

CityNews – 2nd October 2019, this health concern originated a few days ago from a group of tourists posting on social media about their rented tent accommodation in Mae Rim with cost 1,800 baht per tent, but were found to be covered in du gas and had foul smells. Then, in the afternoon of 2ndNovember 2019, deputy medical officer of provincial public health together with various authorities visited … Continued

Chiang Mai Municipality campaigns to combat dengue
July 9, 2019

Chiang Mai Municipality campaigns to raise awareness on dengue.

e-Driver license is to be eligible as of Sep 20th
September 17, 2019

CityNews – According to Land Traffic Act, B.E. 2562, the electronic driver license will be eligible starting on September 20th. It will be accessible via DLT Smart Licence application. The traffic police emphasises that drivers are required to display their driver’s license, either the physical card or the electronic license, which must be displayed via the DLT application only. If the driver refu … Continued

Police warn of scam call demanding compensation from fake accident
September 12, 2019

CityNews – Maejo Police have warned the public against a scammer claiming to be the police. The warning follows a post on Facebook by an unnamed woman who received a phone call from the number 084-025-4827. The caller said there had been an accident with her son, claiming that they were at the scene with a rescue team. The woman stated that the background noise was convincing with sirens and traff … Continued

Authorities warn against importing pet snakes, as it can violate the law
September 5, 2019

CityNews – Pet snakes imported from Taiwan have been seized. After 12 pet snakes which were imported from Taiwan through parcel post at Postal Customs Service Office in Lak Si, Bangkok, were discovered, authorities have issued a warning that such purchases can be in violation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) regulations. The pet snakes … Continued

Taking the pollution issue to Bangkok
August 22, 2019

The aim of this Chiang Mai meeting was for medical doctors, researchers and activists to present facts to Benjamas, helping her to understand just some of the complexities and challenges of the situation, link her to key local contacts with data and expertise in the field, and impress upon her the seriousness and urgency of the matter.

Thai elephant industry responds to New Zealand media attack
August 6, 2019

Thai elephant experts respond to an attack of the elephant tourism industry in the New Zealand Herald.

Taking the Plunge in Chiang Mai – some of the city’s best swimming pools
June 25, 2019

Another scorching hot day in Chiang Mai? Why not spend the day relaxing with friends and family at a nearby swimming pool? Whether you’re looking to beat the heat, work on the tan, or chill out and unwind, we’ve got some great suggestions

Citylife Joins TAT Tour of Nakhon Sawan
December 4, 2017

Nakhon Sawan hits high season as travelers flock to the city to experience the exotic activities they have on offer. Citylife takes a trip to see what new is on offer this year and spy out the best spots in the province that can’t be missed.

Chiang Mai Welcomes a VR Experince
October 19, 2017

On October 17, the VR Cafe located in Chang Klan invited a number of press outlets to experience and promote their brand new VR cafe, equipped with top of the range VR equipment for all ages to enjoy.

Heavenly Culture, World Pace, Restoration of Light
August 24, 2016

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is a global organization found in South Korea by Chairman Man Hee Lee, that is committed to spreading world peace through their Legislate Peace Campaign. HWPL and it’s three years of community support from all over the world hope to pass the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) to the United Nations, an enforceable law that would preserve human rights by refraining States from using military force that would, in turn, impact another’s political independence and freedom.

เชียงใหม่จัดยิ่งใหญ่ จุดเทียนถวายอาลัย พสกนิกรกว่า 3.5 หมื่นร่วมพิธี ล้นอุทยานหลวงฯ
November 3, 2016

วันที่ 2 พ.ย.59 เวลา 18.39 น. ที่ลานหน้าหอคำหลวง อุทยานหลวงราชพฤกษ์ จังหวัดเชียงใหม่ ม.ล.ปนัดดา ดิศกุล รัฐมนตรีประจำสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี ร่วมกับประชาชนชาวเชียงใหม่กว่า 35,000 คน นำโดย นายปวิณ ชำนิประศาสน์ ผู้ว่าราชการจังหวัดเชียงใหม่ จัดพิธีจุดเทียนถวายอาลัยพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช โดยพสกนิกรชาวเชียงใหม่ทั้งหมดที่มาร่วมพิธียืนเต็มทั้งลานราษฎร์รักบาท (บริเวณหน้าหอคำหลวง) และลานราชพฤกษ์ ซึ่งจุคนได้ราว 20,000 คน รวมทั้งเต็มลานต้นโพธิ์แห่งความจงรักษ์ภักดี

ทางแยกแม่โจ้: Maejo Junction and Ping River Expansion
August 6, 2015

ใครๆที่ได้ขับรถผ่านแยกแม่โจ้ บนถนนซุปเปอร์ไฮเวย์ ไม่นานมานี้ อาจสังเกตเห็นว่าไหล่ทางที่เคยเรียงรายไปด้วยต้นมะฮอกกะนีสูงใหญ่นั้น ปัจจุบันมีแต่รถแทรกเตอร์จอดระเกะระกะเต็มไปหมด สำหรับพวกเราส่วนมาก นี่เป็นเพียงสิ่งผ่านตาเราไปโดยไม่ได้รับความใส่ใจ แต่สำหรับชาวบ้านในละแวกนั้นแล้ว โครงการก่อสร้างครั้งนี้จะมีผลกระทบต่อวิถีชีวิตของพวกเขาอย่างหลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้ บริษัทเชียงใหม่ คอนสตรัคชัน ได้เซ็นสัญญากับกรมทางหลวงเพื่อที่จะขุดอุโมงค์ขนาด 6 เลน ใต้แยกแม่โจ้ และขยายถนนซุปเปร์ไฮเวย์ เป็น 10 เลน ไปเป็นที่เรียบร้อยแล้ว