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Narcotics Control Region 5 have integrated their forces to monitor entertainment businesses and maintain order in Chiang Mai.
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 19th October 2019, Niyom Termsrisook, secretary-general of Narcotics Control Board, has issued an order to assign around 60 people from the Chang Phueak Police Station, Narcotics Control Board, Cultural Council of Chiang Mai, and other departments to monitor and maintain order around two entertainment business areas of Chiang Mai: 12 Huay Kaew area, urine samples of suspected tourists w … Continued

Route to Doi Ang Khang Reopens
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 18th October 2019, after road works were recently completed, chief officer of Chiaprakarn Highway posted on social media to inform the public that while the road is now open, it still has sharp curves and steep slopes. As the weather in the area is known to change quickly, with fast fogs forming and disappearing, she urges motorists to be careful while driving. The following notice was … Continued

Boy threatens to kill mother with knife after losing video game
October 21, 2019

CityNews – 21st October 2019, A YouTube video of a 10 year old boy punching his computer screen in frustration over a game, has gone viral. The boy starts off shouting and banging at his computer as his grandmother and mother plead and beg him to stop. He then smashes his keyboard multiple times and with great aggression while his relatives beg him to calm down.  He is then seen putting on his ear … Continued

Ookla®, the worldwide leader in internet testing and analysis, announced Speedtest Award™ results for the first half of 2019 AIS awarded the no. 1 fastest network in Thailand, both mobile and fixed internet
October 22, 2019

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest®, is the global leader in broadband testing and analysis. Over ten million tests are actively initiated by consumers each day across all Speedtest platforms, with more than 25 billion completed to date. In Thailand for the first half of the year 2019 (January – June 2019) more than 5 million consumer- initiated tests were carried out on the mobile Speedtest appl … Continued

Man asked to dismantle his homeless shelter on busy road
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 21st October 2019, following complaints, municipal officers removed the shelter of a homeless man, Photos of a homeless man sitting in a shelter on the roadside next to Ton Payom market intersection which went around social media, caused many people to be concerned for the man’s safety as he was sheltering next to a very busy intersection. Officers were urged to solve this problem. The … Continued

Narcotics Control Region 5 have integrated their forces to monitor entertainment businesses and maintain order in Chiang Mai.
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 19th October 2019, Niyom Termsrisook, secretary-general of Narcotics Control Board, has issued an order to assign around 60 people from the Chang Phueak Police Station, Narcotics Control Board, Cultural Council of Chiang Mai, and other departments to monitor and maintain order around two entertainment business areas of Chiang Mai: 12 Huay Kaew area, urine samples of suspected tourists w … 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.

Ookla®, the worldwide leader in internet testing and analysis, announced Speedtest Award™ results for the first half of 2019 AIS awarded the no. 1 fastest network in Thailand, both mobile and fixed internet
October 22, 2019

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest®, is the global leader in broadband testing and analysis. Over ten million tests are actively initiated by consumers each day across all Speedtest platforms, with more than 25 billion completed to date. In Thailand for the first half of the year 2019 (January – June 2019) more than 5 million consumer- initiated tests were carried out on the mobile Speedtest appl … Continued

AIS moves on its mission DQ to develop digital smartness for Thai people
October 8, 2019

CityNews – 7th Oct 2019: AIS continues to raise awareness and promote the concept “we are all connected” by promoting its cyber wellness project to help the youth learn and understand how to create immunity for online related matters, reaching out to over 450 schools in their network. Presently, the workshops involves inviting teachers in central parts of Thailand to join the project (more than 15 … Continued

AIS 29th Anniversary
October 3, 2019

With You Always: AIS keeps its promise after serving Thai people for 29 years. Join AIS celebration extravaganza offering free gifts to over 42 million customers and saving the world by disposing E-wastes properly with AIS CityNews – 3 October 2019 After servicing Thai community for 29 years, AIS takes pride in keeping its promise “With You Always.” For the last three decades, the leading digital … Continued

Chiang Mai remembers the late King Bhumibol
October 15, 2019

CityNews – On 13th October 2019, at Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, the governor Charoenrit Sanguansat was the chairman for the ceremony offering alms to 89 monks to commemorate the day the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away.  Members of the public, government officials and visitors joined in the event. The governor led the long line of people who placed wreaths to … Continued

Thailand faces 15 million baht fine for Chuang Chuang panda death
October 10, 2019

CityNews – Chiang Mai Zoo came under heavy fire by the Chinese social media public over the late September death of Chuang Chuang, the panda on loan to the zoo. Accusations of mal-treatment and -care abounded and an investigation was made into the cause of death. Chiang Mai Zoo is under the management of director Wutthichai MuangMan, who on October 8th sent a letter informing the public of the cau … Continued

CNX airport pleads with public to follow letter of law on releasing Loy Krathong lanterns
October 8, 2019

CityNews – On 8th October 2019, Flg. Off. Thananrat Prasertsri, Deputy Director of Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX), AOT said that over the past many years various airlines have considered cancelling flights to Chiang Mai over the Loy Krathong festival in fear of risks to their engines from flying lanterns.  This year, CNX has already issued a letter to all relevant airlines informing them o … Continued

Man asked to dismantle his homeless shelter on busy road
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 21st October 2019, following complaints, municipal officers removed the shelter of a homeless man, Photos of a homeless man sitting in a shelter on the roadside next to Ton Payom market intersection which went around social media, caused many people to be concerned for the man’s safety as he was sheltering next to a very busy intersection. Officers were urged to solve this problem. The … Continued

Narcotics Control Region 5 have integrated their forces to monitor entertainment businesses and maintain order in Chiang Mai.
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 19th October 2019, Niyom Termsrisook, secretary-general of Narcotics Control Board, has issued an order to assign around 60 people from the Chang Phueak Police Station, Narcotics Control Board, Cultural Council of Chiang Mai, and other departments to monitor and maintain order around two entertainment business areas of Chiang Mai: 12 Huay Kaew area, urine samples of suspected tourists w … Continued

Route to Doi Ang Khang Reopens
October 22, 2019

CityNews – 18th October 2019, after road works were recently completed, chief officer of Chiaprakarn Highway posted on social media to inform the public that while the road is now open, it still has sharp curves and steep slopes. As the weather in the area is known to change quickly, with fast fogs forming and disappearing, she urges motorists to be careful while driving. The following notice was … 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

Police warn of cloned cars
August 29, 2019

Five cloned cars have been seized.

Two phone snatchers arrested
August 27, 2019

Two people arrested for snatching a mobile phone from a street restaurant.

Chiang Mai Municipality campaigns to combat dengue
July 9, 2019

Chiang Mai Municipality campaigns to raise awareness on dengue.

Little “blue pill” has the opposite effect
July 5, 2019

A 73-year-old man experienced a dead sleep after taking a sexual enhancement pill he bought online.

Medical Marijuana is Here!
May 24, 2019

CityNews – Dr. Somsak Anakasilp, Director-General of the Medical Department announced that the department is currently mapping out the marijuana needs of patients across Thailand in order to match with supplies and personnel.     There have been seminars and workshops conducted nationwide on best practices and safe medical marijuana usage with data coming from the Food and Drug Administr … Continued

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