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Unhinged foreigner gets racist and vulgar at bewildered onlookers
November 8, 2019

CityNews – 8th November 2019, on the night of 4th November, a male foreigner, later identified as an American, destroyed the window of a shop in Chiang Mai during an incredible outburst filmed by a nearby shop assistant who was the focus of his ire. According to Salita Akaruean, she was minding her own business in front of a shop she was working in when this man came up to her and, allegedly unpro … Continued

Student brutally hazed at Maejo University receives compensation and apology
November 7, 2019

CityNews – 6th November 2019, after photos showing a university freshman’s back covered in bruises was shown on-line, a lot of criticism has been directed towards Maejo University for the severe hazing the student suffered, which led him to say that he would drop out of the university altogether.  On the afternoon of 5th November 2019, Maejo University together with representatives of senior stude … Continued

Concise measures for releasing flying lanterns and any other similar objects into the sky
November 6, 2019

Supachai Iemsuwan, former Chiang Mai governor, has issued an order to every district in Chiang Mai, referring to the Thailand Air Navigation Act (No. 14) 2019 Section 33 (effective since 26 May 2019) which doesn’t allow the public to light fireworks, lanterns, balloons or any other similar objects into the sky which would cause danger to aviation or carrier operations in safety zones.  Those who v … Continued

A child left sleeping in locked car saved
November 11, 2019

CityNews – 11th November 2019, At around 8pm on the night of 9th November, patrol police officers from Mae Ping Police Station received a report that a child was stuck in a car in front of Big C Extra shopping mall in Nong Pa Krang, Mueang District.  They rushed to the scene together with the Ruam Jai Chiang Mai volunteer rescue team and found a crowd surrounding a Honda Accord, trying to call and … Continued

International Chiang Mai Enduro 2019
November 11, 2019

It is on behalf of Amazing Thailand who is sponsoring the upcoming enduro mountain biking event from the 28th November – 1st December, so enduro is helping to promote the region as well as eco-tourism through a series of videos / articles.

Unhinged foreigner gets racist and vulgar at bewildered onlookers
November 8, 2019

CityNews – 8th November 2019, on the night of 4th November, a male foreigner, later identified as an American, destroyed the window of a shop in Chiang Mai during an incredible outburst filmed by a nearby shop assistant who was the focus of his ire. According to Salita Akaruean, she was minding her own business in front of a shop she was working in when this man came up to her and, allegedly unpro … 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.

Fah Lanna Massage by the Night Bazaar 10th Anniversary
October 24, 2019

Fah Lanna Massage by the Night Bazaar has recently undergone a complete transformation. This original branch of the award-winning Fah Lanna brand first opened 10 years ago with just six massage beds and four massage chairs. And just in time to mark this special anniversary, the branch was rebuilt from the ground and has almost tripled in size. A beautiful reception with Shop in traditional Lanna d … 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

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

International Chiang Mai Enduro 2019
November 11, 2019

It is on behalf of Amazing Thailand who is sponsoring the upcoming enduro mountain biking event from the 28th November – 1st December, so enduro is helping to promote the region as well as eco-tourism through a series of videos / articles.

Temasek Foundation scholarship supports Thai and Singaporean students experiential learning study abroad program hosted at Chiang Mai University
November 5, 2019

Earlier this year, twenty-four students from Chiang Mai University and thirty students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore were selected to participate in the 4th TF Scale program hosted at Chiang Mai University Language Institute. The aims of the program were to promote cross-cultural sharing and holistic learning, and to develop a better appreciation of economic, socio-political and cultural di … Continued

Flight of the Gibbon plants mangrove in Chonburi.
October 30, 2019

CityNews – On the 29th of September 2019 Flight of the Gibbon successfully continued their Mangrove Planting Project by planting over 500 mangrove saplings on Samae Sarn Island in Chonburi. This is the second year that the Flight of the Gibbon will be taking part in this project with help of many people, including Royal Thai Navy Seals, Thai Island, Sea Natural History Museum team, Off-road team, … Continued

A child left sleeping in locked car saved
November 11, 2019

CityNews – 11th November 2019, At around 8pm on the night of 9th November, patrol police officers from Mae Ping Police Station received a report that a child was stuck in a car in front of Big C Extra shopping mall in Nong Pa Krang, Mueang District.  They rushed to the scene together with the Ruam Jai Chiang Mai volunteer rescue team and found a crowd surrounding a Honda Accord, trying to call and … Continued

Unhinged foreigner gets racist and vulgar at bewildered onlookers
November 8, 2019

CityNews – 8th November 2019, on the night of 4th November, a male foreigner, later identified as an American, destroyed the window of a shop in Chiang Mai during an incredible outburst filmed by a nearby shop assistant who was the focus of his ire. According to Salita Akaruean, she was minding her own business in front of a shop she was working in when this man came up to her and, allegedly unpro … Continued

Student brutally hazed at Maejo University receives compensation and apology
November 7, 2019

CityNews – 6th November 2019, after photos showing a university freshman’s back covered in bruises was shown on-line, a lot of criticism has been directed towards Maejo University for the severe hazing the student suffered, which led him to say that he would drop out of the university altogether.  On the afternoon of 5th November 2019, Maejo University together with representatives of senior stude … 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

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.

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