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Chiang Mai to have Third Bus Terminal
February 15, 2019

Chiang Mai is planning to open a third bus terminal.

Tham Luang to be Closed to Clear out Equipment
February 15, 2019

Tham Luang – Khun Nam Nang Non, now world famous for the Wild Boar team incident last year, is to be closed on February 19th.

Big Fire at E-Waste Landfill in Lamphun
February 14, 2019

A big fire broke out at an electronic waste landfill in Lamphun.

Sword-Wielding Songtaew Driver Arrested
February 20, 2019

  Sword-Wielding Songtaew Driver Arrested     CityNews – 20th February 2019. A video clip did the rounds on social media showing a songtaew driver chasing a car before brandishing a long sword which he threateningly jabbed out of his window. The incident happened on Maneenopparat Road in Chiang Mai city on the 11th February. Police say that Son Niyom, 69, the alleged driver of the s … Continued

Two More Yang Trees Dying on Old Lamphun Road
February 20, 2019

  Two More Yang Trees Dying on Old Lamphun Road     CityNews – 20th February 2019, Reports have come in that two yang trees on the old Chiang Mai Lamphun Road near Nong Sai Intersection, dating over a century have been cut down to their stumps. Social media is abuzz as people are trying to find out how this happened. Today at 10am Dr. Tree, Somchai Benjachaya, a well-known tree surg … Continued

Earthquake!
February 20, 2019

Earthquake!   today’s earthquake graph from IRIS (IRIS: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology)   CityNews – 20th February 2019. Wang Nua District, Lampang had an earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale today at 12.17pm today. Then at 12.29 pm another earthquake measuring 2.2 on the Richter scale occurred. At 4.05pm today yet another earthquake hit the district, this tim … Continued

Sword-Wielding Songtaew Driver Arrested
February 20, 2019

  Sword-Wielding Songtaew Driver Arrested     CityNews – 20th February 2019. A video clip did the rounds on social media showing a songtaew driver chasing a car before brandishing a long sword which he threateningly jabbed out of his window. The incident happened on Maneenopparat Road in Chiang Mai city on the 11th February. Police say that Son Niyom, 69, the alleged driver of the s … Continued

Illegal Logs Found Under Pile of Corn
February 11, 2019

Illegal logs hidden under piles of corn cobs were found.

Nigerian Romance Scammer and Other Suspects Arrested
February 11, 2019

A Nigerian romance scammer and over ten other suspects have been arrested.

Trees May have Caused Sudden Rise in Pollution Levels, NARIT says
February 15, 2019

The increase in air pollution in Chiang Mai may have been caused by trees, The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand says.

Man in ICU for From Effects of Air Pollution
January 31, 2019

A man is in ICU after being exposed to the annual air pollution.

Chiang Mai University Opposing the Drug Draft Bill
September 3, 2018

Faculty of Pharmacy, CMU, is opposing the drug draft bill concerning the safety of consumers’ health.

Illegal Resorts on Doi Inthanon being Scrutinised
February 20, 2019

  Illegal Resorts on Doi Inthanon being Scrutinised   CityNews – At 1pm, 20th January 2019, the director of the Doi Inthanon National Park met with various authorities, from police to military, village leaders to local heads, announced that a resort with eight separate buildings had been illegally built in the park and urged authorities to take action. He went on to say that there were m … Continued

Legal Research and Development Center, CMU Presses Authorities on Air Pollution
February 13, 2019

CityNews – The Legal Research and Development Center, Chiang Mai University released a statement urging authorities to take serious responsibility to solve the smog issue. The Legal Research and Development Center, Faculty of Law, Chiang Mai University has released a statement addressing the annual air pollution issue. The statement brings up the obvious pollution that has clouded Chiang Mai since … Continued

Mall Land Encroachment Dispute Heats Up
January 23, 2019

An official letter was sent to the Prime Minister’s office, signed by many Chiang Mai citizens and members of academia asking for transparency concerning the land on the corner between Huay Kaew Road and the Superhighway. The letter also requested the disputed 1,500 square meter land be returned to the public.

Garden Fair Recipients Share Their Donation Suceesses
June 22, 2018

Citylife Garden Fair recipients reveal the projects paid for by all of your kind donations and support.

15 Chiang Mai Restaurants Selected by Thailand Tatler’s Thailand’s Best Restaurants
May 15, 2018

Congratulations to Chiang Mai’s 15 fine dining restaurants which were selected by Thailand Tatler as some of Thailand’s Best Restaurants.

The Seven Dangerous Days Myth
April 20, 2018

When you look at the numbers today it is quite clear to see that the ‘seven dangerous days’ are no more dangerous than any other day of the year on Thailand’s roads. Actually, they’re safer.

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

EXPLORE CHIANG MAI

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Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe has created a set of new must-try three course set menus. For both appetisers and entrées, the cafe offers up a great variety of up to ten different dishes to choose from.

Little Kitchen

A cosy restaurant consisting of only four coveted tables located not so far from San Pa Koi Market, this is a place where you can casually enjoy Thai cuisine in an intimate setting.

Café Kantary

One of the most beloved cafés in town, every sweet served here is homemade and prepared with high quality ingredients. Pastries are made fresh daily with choices of thick homemade ice cream for you to choose.