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CMU develops effective and comfortable new mask
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, The Environmental Science Research Centre and Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Science’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a positive pressure [email protected] to help combat pollution. Dr. Wan Wiriya, assistant head of the Environmental Science Research Centre along with students and colleagues launched the [email protected] mask today which he says is designe … Continued

Wat Don Chan soon to run out of food for 770 orphans
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, Wat Don Chan cares of 770 orphans and underprivileged children. Following recent extreme measures to protect society from the Coronavirus and the resulting harm to the economy, fewer citizens have been visiting the temple to donate food and necessities. Wat Don Chan has always relied on the kindness of strangers and these extreme times are causing great distress to the c … Continued

Jail for a year if you don’t self-quarantine on arrival into Chiang Mai
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the governor of Chiang Mai has just signed a decree that orders all foreigners entering Chiang Mai be quarantined at a government-designated accommodation for 14 days, unless they have their own accommodation, and up to the discretion of the officials. Thai nationals entering Chiang Mai from Bangkok and surrounding provinces as well as from Yala, Pattani, Phuket and Nara … Continued

CMU develops effective and comfortable new mask
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, The Environmental Science Research Centre and Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Science’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a positive pressure [email protected] to help combat pollution. Dr. Wan Wiriya, assistant head of the Environmental Science Research Centre along with students and colleagues launched the [email protected] mask today which he says is designe … Continued

Wat Don Chan soon to run out of food for 770 orphans
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, Wat Don Chan cares of 770 orphans and underprivileged children. Following recent extreme measures to protect society from the Coronavirus and the resulting harm to the economy, fewer citizens have been visiting the temple to donate food and necessities. Wat Don Chan has always relied on the kindness of strangers and these extreme times are causing great distress to the c … Continued

Jail for a year if you don’t self-quarantine on arrival into Chiang Mai
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the governor of Chiang Mai has just signed a decree that orders all foreigners entering Chiang Mai be quarantined at a government-designated accommodation for 14 days, unless they have their own accommodation, and up to the discretion of the officials. Thai nationals entering Chiang Mai from Bangkok and surrounding provinces as well as from Yala, Pattani, Phuket and Nara … 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.

Entire hotel opens up to medical professionals for free
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the colourful owner of Ichitan Group and Eastin Tan Hotel, Tan Passakornatee, ha announced that he is opening up his whole hotel, restaurant and services, as of yesterday, to the medical team caring for COVID-19 patients here in Chiang Mai. Eastin Tan Hotel sits at the Maya Intersection and has 122 rooms, all of which he is opening up to the medical team, along with food … Continued

AIS’s online package for home students
April 1, 2020

CityNews – 31st March 2020, Saichol Supmakudom, head of public relations at Advanced Info Service (AIS) said, “As a Digital Life Service Provider with a main aim of supporting Thailand’s digital infrastructure, especially during critical times such as these, AIS intends to help support the government’s social distancing decree so that our students can better continue their studies at home.” “We ar … Continued

Shangri-La commits to sustainability with half a million baht
March 31, 2020

CityNews – 31st March 2020, Gabriel Lombardo, General Manager of Shangri-La hotel told CityNews this week that the hotel has committed half a million baht per year to a sustainability project overseen by Warm Heart Foundation. “I got in touch with Michael from Warm Heart Foundation after reading about bio char and all the work they were doing to mitigate the pollution,” Lombardo told CityNews. “I … Continued

Jail for a year if you don’t self-quarantine on arrival into Chiang Mai
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the governor of Chiang Mai has just signed a decree that orders all foreigners entering Chiang Mai be quarantined at a government-designated accommodation for 14 days, unless they have their own accommodation, and up to the discretion of the officials. Thai nationals entering Chiang Mai from Bangkok and surrounding provinces as well as from Yala, Pattani, Phuket and Nara … Continued

Entire hotel opens up to medical professionals for free
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the colourful owner of Ichitan Group and Eastin Tan Hotel, Tan Passakornatee, ha announced that he is opening up his whole hotel, restaurant and services, as of yesterday, to the medical team caring for COVID-19 patients here in Chiang Mai. Eastin Tan Hotel sits at the Maya Intersection and has 122 rooms, all of which he is opening up to the medical team, along with food … Continued

One new case today
April 1, 2020

CityNews – 1st April 2020, today has seen one more case of coronavirus in Chiang Mai. To date, a total of 1,771 people across Thailand have been confirmed to have COVID-19, with an extra 120 confirmed cases today. Chiang Mai’s newest case was initially a 52 year old man who has recently returned from the United Kingdom.   However, the patient is from Chiang Rai, but drove to Chiang Mai to go … Continued

Entire hotel opens up to medical professionals for free
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the colourful owner of Ichitan Group and Eastin Tan Hotel, Tan Passakornatee, ha announced that he is opening up his whole hotel, restaurant and services, as of yesterday, to the medical team caring for COVID-19 patients here in Chiang Mai. Eastin Tan Hotel sits at the Maya Intersection and has 122 rooms, all of which he is opening up to the medical team, along with food … Continued

One new case today
April 1, 2020

CityNews – 1st April 2020, today has seen one more case of coronavirus in Chiang Mai. To date, a total of 1,771 people across Thailand have been confirmed to have COVID-19, with an extra 120 confirmed cases today. Chiang Mai’s newest case was initially a 52 year old man who has recently returned from the United Kingdom.   However, the patient is from Chiang Rai, but drove to Chiang Mai to go … Continued

Check out Spoon&Fork’s home delivery list
April 1, 2020

CityNews – 1st April 2020, while Food Panda, Grab and MealsOnWheels4U are all excellent services, in these extraordinary times many restaurants, cafes, bakeries and even home cooks are beginning to offer delivery services, if just to keep their staff in wages over the coming months. We ask you to spread your love and order from many venues, giving support to as many struggling businesses as you ca … Continued

CMU develops effective and comfortable new mask
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, The Environmental Science Research Centre and Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Science’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a positive pressure [email protected] to help combat pollution. Dr. Wan Wiriya, assistant head of the Environmental Science Research Centre along with students and colleagues launched the [email protected] mask today which he says is designe … Continued

Wat Don Chan soon to run out of food for 770 orphans
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, Wat Don Chan cares of 770 orphans and underprivileged children. Following recent extreme measures to protect society from the Coronavirus and the resulting harm to the economy, fewer citizens have been visiting the temple to donate food and necessities. Wat Don Chan has always relied on the kindness of strangers and these extreme times are causing great distress to the c … Continued

Jail for a year if you don’t self-quarantine on arrival into Chiang Mai
April 2, 2020

CityNews – 2nd April 2020, the governor of Chiang Mai has just signed a decree that orders all foreigners entering Chiang Mai be quarantined at a government-designated accommodation for 14 days, unless they have their own accommodation, and up to the discretion of the officials. Thai nationals entering Chiang Mai from Bangkok and surrounding provinces as well as from Yala, Pattani, Phuket and Nara … Continued

Man allegedly attempts to steal SUV with child inside
March 16, 2020

CityNews – 14th March 2020, a Facebook page using the moniker Gym Tanakorn posted a video clip showing an incident which happened outside his second hand car dealership in Chiang Mai. According to Tanakorn, who CityNews later found to be the name of the owner of the dealership, he and his girlfriend saw a suspicious looking man drive up and park his motorcycle in front of their shop. What was odd, … Continued

Helicopters to join the firefighting efforts
March 16, 2020

CityNews – Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat, announced that on the morning of the 13th March, there were a total of 683 hotspots across Chiang Mai, with the majority found in Om Koi District (107) followed by 101 in Phrao and 70 in Hod.  He said that while the response has been immediate, many of these fires are very hard to reach and contain due to terrain. He has therefore asked for air support fr … Continued

Ex-police arrested for burglary, beaten up, had rescue car crash and now escaped
February 24, 2020

CityNews – At around 4am on 24th February 2020, investigating officers at San Pa Tong police station were notified of an accused burglar who had escaped custody. According to reports, Pawares Wongsuwan, 45, was previously a police officer but had just been arrested for burglary. He was also later found to have had three arrest warrants issued for him for various crimes. The most recent incident oc … Continued

CMU develops effective and comfortable new mask
April 3, 2020

CityNews – 3rd April 2020, The Environmental Science Research Centre and Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Science’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a positive pressure [email protected] to help combat pollution. Dr. Wan Wiriya, assistant head of the Environmental Science Research Centre along with students and colleagues launched the [email protected] mask today which he says is designe … Continued

One new case today
April 1, 2020

CityNews – 1st April 2020, today has seen one more case of coronavirus in Chiang Mai. To date, a total of 1,771 people across Thailand have been confirmed to have COVID-19, with an extra 120 confirmed cases today. Chiang Mai’s newest case was initially a 52 year old man who has recently returned from the United Kingdom.   However, the patient is from Chiang Rai, but drove to Chiang Mai to go … Continued

Two more cases in Chiang Mai
March 31, 2020

CityNews – 31st March 2020, in today’s daily briefing from the provincial hall, Dr. Charnchai Pojamanwiput, deputy director of Nakorn Ping Hospital, along with Ladda Saelee from the social security office, both announced that there have been two new cases reported here in Chiang Mai bringing the total number of cases up to 34. Of the 34 cases, five have returned home. There are a further 664 cases … Continued

Chiang Mai police want to keep young people safe this Valentine’s day
February 14, 2020

CityNews – 14th February 2020, The police have served notice that they will be keeping an eye on Valentine’s Day celebrations that might expose young people to illegal activities such as under-age drinking, prostitution, drugs, lewdness or assault. The message is clear: if your business is having an event to celebrate this day of love, make sure that you comply with the necessary laws and regulati … 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

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