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3,700 trees planted by AIS at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
September 20, 2019

CityNews – Following a tree planting activity held at a national reserved park in Li District, Lamphun, AIS AIS has held another activity at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Uthai Thani Province This is a collaborative effort between AIS and local administrative organisations. A total 3,700 saplings were planted. The activity is part of the corporate sustainable strategy which concerns enviro … Continued

A tree collapsed on a car
September 20, 2019

CityNews – On September 19th around 3pm near Wat Lao on highway 4024 in Muang Kai, Mae Taeng District, a hundred year old tree collapsed on a car. The casualties were a couple who were driving by. The driver Udom Rukdee, 61, was pronounced dead upon the arrival of the rescue team. His wife, Tongsorn Rukdee, 56, was found unconscious and urgently sent to hospital. Police stated that the collapse is … Continued

Bangkok to Host Global Climate Change Conference
September 20, 2019

CityNews –  October 3-4, 2019 Bangkok will host GlobalWarm 2019, the 2nd International Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change. Focusing on global warming and planning for a sustainable future, the conference will bring to Thailand researchers, scholars, policymakers and industry experts, biomedical specialists, environmental scientists and meteorologists from around the world on a single … Continued

3,700 trees planted by AIS at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
September 20, 2019

CityNews – Following a tree planting activity held at a national reserved park in Li District, Lamphun, AIS AIS has held another activity at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Uthai Thani Province This is a collaborative effort between AIS and local administrative organisations. A total 3,700 saplings were planted. The activity is part of the corporate sustainable strategy which concerns enviro … Continued

A tree collapsed on a car
September 20, 2019

CityNews – On September 19th around 3pm near Wat Lao on highway 4024 in Muang Kai, Mae Taeng District, a hundred year old tree collapsed on a car. The casualties were a couple who were driving by. The driver Udom Rukdee, 61, was pronounced dead upon the arrival of the rescue team. His wife, Tongsorn Rukdee, 56, was found unconscious and urgently sent to hospital. Police stated that the collapse is … Continued

Bangkok to Host Global Climate Change Conference
September 20, 2019

CityNews –  October 3-4, 2019 Bangkok will host GlobalWarm 2019, the 2nd International Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change. Focusing on global warming and planning for a sustainable future, the conference will bring to Thailand researchers, scholars, policymakers and industry experts, biomedical specialists, environmental scientists and meteorologists from around the world on a single … 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.

3,700 trees planted by AIS at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
September 20, 2019

CityNews – Following a tree planting activity held at a national reserved park in Li District, Lamphun, AIS AIS has held another activity at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Uthai Thani Province This is a collaborative effort between AIS and local administrative organisations. A total 3,700 saplings were planted. The activity is part of the corporate sustainable strategy which concerns enviro … Continued

AIS Won Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2019
September 16, 2019

CityNews –  HR Asia has awarded AIS the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2019”. The award evaluates from three significant factors including: CORE: Collective Organisation for Real Engagement covering organisation management, culture, potential and creativity of the organisation SELF: Heart, Mind & Soul covering working environment, positive attitude, motivation and relationships of staffs. … Continued

ADVANC listed on globally renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2019
September 14, 2019

AIS is listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) in the telecommunication services sector in 2019. This success reflects our strong commitment in implementing its sustainability vision and policies and represents Thailand leading digital life service provider, who enhances people lives through digital solutions to create sustainable long-term value for the country. Advanced Info Service Pu … Continued

Bangkok to Host Global Climate Change Conference
September 20, 2019

CityNews –  October 3-4, 2019 Bangkok will host GlobalWarm 2019, the 2nd International Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change. Focusing on global warming and planning for a sustainable future, the conference will bring to Thailand researchers, scholars, policymakers and industry experts, biomedical specialists, environmental scientists and meteorologists from around the world on a single … Continued

Magnetic stripe ATM card will be disqualified by Jan 2020
September 18, 2019

CityNews – The Bank of Thailand, along with domestic financial institutions are urging citizens to replace the magnetic strip ATM or debit card with chip cards for transaction security. The replacement can be done at banks, free of charge. Users are required to display ID card, the current ATM/debit card and book bank. The magnetic stripe card will be disqualified starting from January 15th 2020. … Continued

Night Safari tigers die from feline distemper dispersion
September 18, 2019

CityNews – On September 18th, the Protected Areas Regional Office 16 Chiang Mai was tasked to dispose of remains of three tigers at Chiang Mai Night Safari. They were two Bengal tigers aged 15 and 9, and an Indochinese tiger aged 6. The diagnosis showed that they all died from feline distemper. Chiang Mai Night Safari explained that there has been a feline distemper outbreak in the area as the num … Continued

A tree collapsed on a car
September 20, 2019

CityNews – On September 19th around 3pm near Wat Lao on highway 4024 in Muang Kai, Mae Taeng District, a hundred year old tree collapsed on a car. The casualties were a couple who were driving by. The driver Udom Rukdee, 61, was pronounced dead upon the arrival of the rescue team. His wife, Tongsorn Rukdee, 56, was found unconscious and urgently sent to hospital. Police stated that the collapse is … Continued

Donations drive in aid of Isaan flood victims
September 20, 2019

CityNews – On September 20th, the governor of Chiang Mai joined in a ceremony to officially dispatch the first lot of donations in aid of flood victims in the north eastern region. The goods are to be delivered by the military forces. The donation centre will be opened until September 22nd from 10am – 8pm at Tha Pae Gate.

Prince Royal’s College is raising funds for a displaced 6 year old who lost his family in house fire
September 19, 2019

CityNews – On the night of September 14th, the Satamai family faced a devastating fire that killed three members of the family. The only survivor is Manasiri “John” Satamai, a 6 year old boy who was fortunately rescued in time. John is a kindergarten student at Prince Royal’s College and the school is raising funds to help him. For those who are interested, donations can be transferred to 501-4268 … 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