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AIS wins altogether 23 licenses of 5G spectrum in all 3 types of frequency
February 17, 2020

CityNews – 16th February 2020, Gen. Sukit Khamasundara, Chairman of the office of National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission, announced the results of the auction of 5G licenses.  Advance Wireless Network or AWN in AIS group has won licenses in all 3 types of frequency as following. 700 MHz 1 license including 2×5 MHz at the bid price of 17,154 million Baht (excluding VAT) 2600 MHz 10 … Continued

“Love Learning” hosted by Ambassador Education Group
February 17, 2020

Unity Concord International School is holding the fair with schools in the network of Ambassador Project to welcome Valentine’s Day under the concept of “Love Learning Hosted by Ambassador Education Group” with infinity imagination feeling.  This fair offers various activities such as performances from students, gaming, D.I.Y. craft.  There is also public relation booth from schools in the Ambassa … 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

AIS wins altogether 23 licenses of 5G spectrum in all 3 types of frequency
February 17, 2020

CityNews – 16th February 2020, Gen. Sukit Khamasundara, Chairman of the office of National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission, announced the results of the auction of 5G licenses.  Advance Wireless Network or AWN in AIS group has won licenses in all 3 types of frequency as following. 700 MHz 1 license including 2×5 MHz at the bid price of 17,154 million Baht (excluding VAT) 2600 MHz 10 … Continued

Rati Lanna Hotel acquired the TSEMS from TCEB
February 17, 2020

CityNews – Rati Lanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai by Mrs La-iat Buengsithong, General Manager accepted the Thailand Sustainable Event Management Standard (TSEMS), which was given by Mr Napintorn Srisunpang, Vice Minister for Tourism and Sports. For this standard, organized by the Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB on 12 February 2020 at the Swissotel Bangkok The TSE … Continued

“Love Learning” hosted by Ambassador Education Group
February 17, 2020

Unity Concord International School is holding the fair with schools in the network of Ambassador Project to welcome Valentine’s Day under the concept of “Love Learning Hosted by Ambassador Education Group” with infinity imagination feeling.  This fair offers various activities such as performances from students, gaming, D.I.Y. craft.  There is also public relation booth from schools in the Ambassa … 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.

AIS wins altogether 23 licenses of 5G spectrum in all 3 types of frequency
February 17, 2020

CityNews – 16th February 2020, Gen. Sukit Khamasundara, Chairman of the office of National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission, announced the results of the auction of 5G licenses.  Advance Wireless Network or AWN in AIS group has won licenses in all 3 types of frequency as following. 700 MHz 1 license including 2×5 MHz at the bid price of 17,154 million Baht (excluding VAT) 2600 MHz 10 … Continued

Rati Lanna Hotel acquired the TSEMS from TCEB
February 17, 2020

CityNews – Rati Lanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai by Mrs La-iat Buengsithong, General Manager accepted the Thailand Sustainable Event Management Standard (TSEMS), which was given by Mr Napintorn Srisunpang, Vice Minister for Tourism and Sports. For this standard, organized by the Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB on 12 February 2020 at the Swissotel Bangkok The TSE … Continued

Prem Becomes IELTS Test Centre: First Test on Saturday 11 April 2020
January 31, 2020

CityNews – Prem Tinsulanonda International School in Chiang Mai signed an agreement with IELTS IDP Education on 13 December 2019 to become one of only three official school-based IELTS testing centres in Thailand. IELTS is the International English Language Testing System and it is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for entry to international universities.  Students who do … Continued

Police Interview Chiang Mai Man For Imitating Korat Gunman’s Social Media Post
February 14, 2020

CityNews – 12th February 2020. Police of the Region 5 ICT Crime Suppression Unit interviewed a young man who posted a picture of himself posing with a firearm and the message, “yesterday Korat, today Chiang Mai”. Following the recent Korat tragedy, the post caused outrage and fear, being shared many times and attracting the wrath of social media users throughout Thailand before being deleted.  Kno … Continued

Shops running low on masks
February 7, 2020

CityNews – 6th February 2020, members of various economic and business groups along with representatives from the Ministry of Interior, inspected the manufacturing of face masks in Chiang Mai. Two factories in Chiang Mai have reported that they can produce up to 220,000 face masks per day and inspection has shown satisfactory stock in raw materials to keep up production until the end of March. Mos … Continued

Maharaj Nakorn Hospital says they have cured a Chinese patient of coronavirus
February 6, 2020

CityNews – 6th February 2020, a team of doctors made the announcement at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai hospital that a 28 year old Chinese man who was found to be suffering from the coronavirus has been successfully treated at the hospital, and will soon be released pending a corroborative testing. The team announced to the media that this patient arrived in Chiang Mai from China’s Hubei province on t … Continued

“Love Learning” hosted by Ambassador Education Group
February 17, 2020

Unity Concord International School is holding the fair with schools in the network of Ambassador Project to welcome Valentine’s Day under the concept of “Love Learning Hosted by Ambassador Education Group” with infinity imagination feeling.  This fair offers various activities such as performances from students, gaming, D.I.Y. craft.  There is also public relation booth from schools in the Ambassa … 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

HRDI Researchers Suggest Three Steps to Reduce Burning in Mushroom Picking Forest Communities
February 14, 2020

CityNews – The Highland Research and Development Institute (HRDI) has been working to identify ways to tackle the haze problem in Northern Thailand by working directly with local forest communities. A long-held belief is that fire allows new mushrooms to grow, something that must change.   HRDI has suggested three steps: Using mycorrhizal mushrooms such as Puff Ball Mushrooms, Egg Mushrooms, … Continued

Man found with 1,000 stolen ladies’ underwear
January 21, 2020

CitNews – 21st January 2020, police at Lamphun Industrial Estate arrested Verachai Techo, 38, and found in his possession two yaba tablets, four .45 bullets and over 1,000 ladies’ underwear. Following interrogation, Verachai confessed to being highly sexual. He said that after taking yaba he would ride his motorbike to various condos and dormitories in and around the Lamphun Industrial Estate, fro … 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

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.

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