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One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees
July 10, 2024

One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees • Over 540 employees worldwide have benefited from the childcare subsidy since its launch last year. • Other family-friendly policies include hybrid work options and assisted reproduction benefits. Trip.com Group is pleased to announce the one-year anniversary of its successful childcare subsidy for its global emplo … Continued

Hylife Developments’ “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” Wins Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards
July 2, 2024

Hylife Developments, a leading Thai property developer headquartered in Chiang Mai, is thrilled to announce that their innovative “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” initiative has been recognised at the prestigious “Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards” by Enterprise Asia. Mr. Shubhodeep Das, Group CEO of Hylife Group, proudly accepted the award and delivered a speech at the ceremony held on the 28th of Ju … Continued

The Department of Mental Health in cooperation with The National Institute for Emergency Medicine launched the first manual of psychiatric patient assistance
July 1, 2024

June 24th 2024, Suanprung Psychiatric Hospital, piloted the PEMS: Psychiatric Emergency Medical Services project to develop guidelines for organizing psychiatric emergency medical services in Health Region 1. Those who are responsible for psychiatry and medical services, including emergency doctors at hospitals in Health Region 1 in the government and private sectors, local government organization … Continued

One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees
July 10, 2024

One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees • Over 540 employees worldwide have benefited from the childcare subsidy since its launch last year. • Other family-friendly policies include hybrid work options and assisted reproduction benefits. Trip.com Group is pleased to announce the one-year anniversary of its successful childcare subsidy for its global emplo … Continued

Hylife Developments’ “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” Wins Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards
July 2, 2024

Hylife Developments, a leading Thai property developer headquartered in Chiang Mai, is thrilled to announce that their innovative “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” initiative has been recognised at the prestigious “Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards” by Enterprise Asia. Mr. Shubhodeep Das, Group CEO of Hylife Group, proudly accepted the award and delivered a speech at the ceremony held on the 28th of Ju … Continued

The Department of Mental Health in cooperation with The National Institute for Emergency Medicine launched the first manual of psychiatric patient assistance
July 1, 2024

June 24th 2024, Suanprung Psychiatric Hospital, piloted the PEMS: Psychiatric Emergency Medical Services project to develop guidelines for organizing psychiatric emergency medical services in Health Region 1. Those who are responsible for psychiatry and medical services, including emergency doctors at hospitals in Health Region 1 in the government and private sectors, local government organization … Continued

Stand-Up Comedy – DWAYNE PERKINS (Netflix) RETURNS – Live in Chiang Mai!
October 3, 2023

𝐅𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐋.𝐀. 𝐭𝐨 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐢, 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐂𝐥𝐮𝐛 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐤𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐋𝐞 𝐌𝐞́𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐢 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐚 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐯𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐧, 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐥𝐲𝐧 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐃𝐖𝐀𝐘𝐍𝐄 𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐒! After a sold-out Thailand Tour in 2022, DWAYNE PERKINS, as seen on NETFLIX, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL and much much more, is back Oct 6th, at LE MÉRIDIEN CHIANG MAI with new jokes and his trademark charm, intelligence and sheer laug … Continued

The First Collaboration between Old Medicine Hospital Thai Massage School Shivagakomarpaj and Bodhi Panya Institute, San Francisco, USA in developing Traditional Thai Massage Program to meet International Standards
June 24, 2023

June 22, 2023: Chiang Mai – Old Medicine Hospital Thai Massage School Shivagakomarpaj held a “Wai Khru” ceremony to pay homage to the venerable teacher “Shivagakomarpaj”, the master of Thai traditional medicine, to enhance auspiciousness in professional endeavors while unveiling the Traditional Thai Massage Program from Old Medicine Hospital, designed to meet international standards in the United … Continued

British Coronation Celebration at The Consul’s Garden
May 6, 2023

On 6 May 2023 there will be a ‘Garden Party’ at the Consul’s Garden from 11am until 6pmto celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. It’s a festival of great food, music & fun for the whole family … not just for British & Commonwealth expats, but for people from everywhere … especially Chiang Mai locals. There will be something for everyone. CORONATION PROCESSION (9am) The Coronation Pr … Continued

Stand-Up Comedy – DWAYNE PERKINS (Netflix) RETURNS – Live in Chiang Mai!
October 3, 2023

𝐅𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐋.𝐀. 𝐭𝐨 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐢, 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐂𝐥𝐮𝐛 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐤𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐋𝐞 𝐌𝐞́𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐢 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐚 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐲 𝐯𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐧, 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐥𝐲𝐧 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐃𝐖𝐀𝐘𝐍𝐄 𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐒! After a sold-out Thailand Tour in 2022, DWAYNE PERKINS, as seen on NETFLIX, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL and much much more, is back Oct 6th, at LE MÉRIDIEN CHIANG MAI with new jokes and his trademark charm, intelligence and sheer laug … Continued

The First Collaboration between Old Medicine Hospital Thai Massage School Shivagakomarpaj and Bodhi Panya Institute, San Francisco, USA in developing Traditional Thai Massage Program to meet International Standards
June 24, 2023

June 22, 2023: Chiang Mai – Old Medicine Hospital Thai Massage School Shivagakomarpaj held a “Wai Khru” ceremony to pay homage to the venerable teacher “Shivagakomarpaj”, the master of Thai traditional medicine, to enhance auspiciousness in professional endeavors while unveiling the Traditional Thai Massage Program from Old Medicine Hospital, designed to meet international standards in the United … Continued

British Coronation Celebration at The Consul’s Garden
May 6, 2023

On 6 May 2023 there will be a ‘Garden Party’ at the Consul’s Garden from 11am until 6pmto celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. It’s a festival of great food, music & fun for the whole family … not just for British & Commonwealth expats, but for people from everywhere … especially Chiang Mai locals. There will be something for everyone. CORONATION PROCESSION (9am) The Coronation Pr … Continued

Hylife Developments’ “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” Wins Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards
July 2, 2024

Hylife Developments, a leading Thai property developer headquartered in Chiang Mai, is thrilled to announce that their innovative “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” initiative has been recognised at the prestigious “Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards” by Enterprise Asia. Mr. Shubhodeep Das, Group CEO of Hylife Group, proudly accepted the award and delivered a speech at the ceremony held on the 28th of Ju … Continued

Central Pattana joins hands with ‘Kiztopia’ to introduce Thailand’s ‘Bouncetopia’, Asia’s biggest inflatable playground from Singapore at “Central Chiangmai” to serve as new attraction for tourists and local families
June 26, 2024

Central Pattana plc, Thailand’s top real estate developer for sustainability, is highlighting the success of its business model of ‘The Ecosystem for All’ by joining hands with Kiztopia, the number one large premium children’s theme park from Singapore, to introduce Bouncetopia, the largest indoor inflatable playground in Thailand, covering an area of ​​over 2,000 m2. Experience a new form of fun … Continued

Hylife Group Celebrates Grand Opening of their New Headquarters, Signaling Growth and Innovation
June 11, 2024

Hylife Group marked a new chapter on the 7th of June with the grand opening of its state-of-the-art headquarters in Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai. Led by Group CEO Mr. Shubhodeep Das, the event welcomed over five hundred guests, including board members, employees, and business partners from Thailand and international markets like Singapore, Korea, Australia, and India. This move signifies Hylife’ … Continued

Chiang Mai starts vaccinating 5-12 year olds
February 8, 2022

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ez_Nq3yG0d8   Deputy Governor Worawit Chaisawas announced that 12,000 doses of vaccines are now being readied to be administered to children between the ages of 5-12 years old. Six thousand does have arrived and six more are on the way, said the deputy governor. The province of Chiang Mai has a total of 152,064 children in this age group with 876,137 hav … Continued

87,137 children 5-11 yrs registered for Pfizer
February 3, 2022

Yesterday the Office of Education Chiang Mai announced that of the1,240 schools and educational institutes across Chiang Mai 844 may begin on site learning again, with 397 still waiting for the green light.   Of the 152,064 children between the ages of 5-11 years old in Chiang Mai, the first group to be vaccinated will be those who suffer from one of seven underlying diseases;  7 underlying diseas … Continued

Mild symptoms across the board
January 11, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpKm2ga85go While 601 people have tested positive over the past week or so in Chiang Mai, all report mild symptoms and authorities say that there is not much cause for concern. The latest cluster has come from restaurant and partygoers, mainly after the long New Year weekend, said a representative of the Covid Response Centre. However, all patients report no or mild … Continued

Siam Lanna Gin
November 5, 2023

Siam Lanna Gin A premium spirit that links the heritage of Northern Thailand with the artistry of hand-crafted Italian distillation Introducing Siam Lanna Gin, a clean, crisp, premium blend of fragrant Italian botanicals paired with the distinctive flavours of Northern Thailand. It delivers a light, refreshing taste with lively floral notes, while remaining dry, mellow, and round in the mouth. Com … Continued

Teen falls into hot springs
September 6, 2023

A 16 year old boy, visiting Doi Pa Hom Poj, fell into a hot springs at the national park in Chiang Dao and has third degree burns across his body, according to hospital personnel in Fang.   He has since been transferred to Nakorn Ping Hospital here in Chiang Mai where the director of the national parks, Thailand, will be visiting later today.   The reason for the accident was the corrosive railing … Continued

Fake King’s Cup ticket scams
September 6, 2023

With the upcoming 49th King’s Cup foot ball competition selling like hot cakes, many are now reporting having been scammed.  If you think you have been a victim of a fake ticket sales please contact 1569 and the Chiang Mai Commerce Office at 053112668.

One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees
July 10, 2024

One Year Later: Trip.com Group’s Childcare Subsidies Benefit Hundreds of Employees • Over 540 employees worldwide have benefited from the childcare subsidy since its launch last year. • Other family-friendly policies include hybrid work options and assisted reproduction benefits. Trip.com Group is pleased to announce the one-year anniversary of its successful childcare subsidy for its global emplo … Continued

Hylife Developments’ “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” Wins Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards
July 2, 2024

Hylife Developments, a leading Thai property developer headquartered in Chiang Mai, is thrilled to announce that their innovative “Hyfive Firebreak Fireline” initiative has been recognised at the prestigious “Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards” by Enterprise Asia. Mr. Shubhodeep Das, Group CEO of Hylife Group, proudly accepted the award and delivered a speech at the ceremony held on the 28th of Ju … Continued

The Department of Mental Health in cooperation with The National Institute for Emergency Medicine launched the first manual of psychiatric patient assistance
July 1, 2024

June 24th 2024, Suanprung Psychiatric Hospital, piloted the PEMS: Psychiatric Emergency Medical Services project to develop guidelines for organizing psychiatric emergency medical services in Health Region 1. Those who are responsible for psychiatry and medical services, including emergency doctors at hospitals in Health Region 1 in the government and private sectors, local government organization … Continued

Asian tourists are taking to renting traditional costumes
December 6, 2023

Many tourists, mainly from Asian countries such as China and Malaysia, are enjoying renting out Lanna traditional costumes, which generally are rented for about 400 baht per day, and are seen here wandering the streets of Chiang Mai and taking photos – most often it seems at Tha Pae Gate.  According to the owner of Sweet Thapae Thai Costume, she has been very busy the past two months as Chinese, J … Continued

4 Secret Places in Chang Moi Waiting for Your Exploration in Chiang Mai Design Week 2023
December 2, 2023

The Chiang Mai Design Week 2023 is offering visitors an opportunity to take a journey in the area of Chang Moi, a hidden gem in the city, in a way that you haven’t done before.   Talking about a creative area in Chiang Mai on the tourist map, Nimmanhaeminda – Nimman for short – always stays on top in the eyes of visitors as it is well known as a stylish and exciting place where life never sleeps. … Continued

Lanna MICE and Travel Mart aims to attract more MICE tourism
November 30, 2023

Earlier this month, on the 13th and 14th November, a Lanna Mice and Travel Mart was held at Centara Riverside Hotel, attended by 44 representatives from MICE related tourism businesses from four Northern provinces (and an extra ten attendees online) to discuss ways for the region to attract more Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events (MICE) tourism. The aim was also to ready the region for th … Continued

Woman scammed over 40,500 handbag
January 20, 2022

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr8BwS9bFts   A 28 year old woman made a report yesterday at Chiang Mai Police Station after being conned online. According to the woman, she had ordered a second hand Celine handbag which was selling online for 40,500 baht (new is 45,000 baht), after being sent a photograph of proof of authenticity. However, when her package arrived all she was sent was … Continued

Man disrupts Suan Dok community early this morning
December 16, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL10h_xuLcI Videos have been going viral today after a man reported a break-in to his house this morning in a community near Suan Dok temple, followed by further similar reports throughout the day. According to police, just before 7am this morning a home owner had his house broken into. The homeowner took CCTV footage as evidence to show the police. Later in the day … Continued

Three found dead in condo after dramatic police siege
March 8, 2021

Police say that they have discovered the bodies of three people in a luxury condominium, after a two day siege. According to police, a warrant was issued by Phra Khanong Police Station in Bangkok for Sumet Krongwon, 25, after an online scam he set up saw over twenty people lose a total of tens of millions of baht. Police say that Sumet had operated the web site www.monkeylucky44.com where he alleg … Continued

The Department of Mental Health in cooperation with The National Institute for Emergency Medicine launched the first manual of psychiatric patient assistance
July 1, 2024

June 24th 2024, Suanprung Psychiatric Hospital, piloted the PEMS: Psychiatric Emergency Medical Services project to develop guidelines for organizing psychiatric emergency medical services in Health Region 1. Those who are responsible for psychiatry and medical services, including emergency doctors at hospitals in Health Region 1 in the government and private sectors, local government organization … Continued

Waiting list for traditional Thai massage with cannabis oil
February 18, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI6FjKM7u-U The Public Health Office has revealed that up to 60% of those working from home have office syndrome, from sitting in front of their computers too long. Signs of office syndrome include numb hands or arms, inflamed tendons, migraines and backaches. Many people are heading to a clinic here in Chiang Mai which are now offering marijuana massages. According … Continued

Spas and massages reopen
December 8, 2021

Today the Covid Response Centre announced that measures are being loosened as the high seasons is here and Covid numbers are on the decline. In five of Chiang Mai’s districts – Muang, Mae Rim, Mae Taeng, Doi Tao and Chomthong, alcohol can now be sold at restaurants and traditional massage and spas can resume business. Restaurants, massage shops and spas will need to receive an e-certificate as a ‘ … Continued

Chiang Mai joins 15 stranded Ukrainians in fundraising
March 10, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu9FyWjF9Mk   Just under a week before Vladimir Putin’s army invaded Ukraine, fifteen young Ukrainian programmers arrived in Chiang Mai. They were brought here to work on a joint French-Ukrainian project at Yellow, an incubator and co-working space populated mostly by those working in the crypto/blockchain industry set in the heart of Nimmanhaemin. These young … Continued

Tha Pae gathering spotlights political prisoners
April 5, 2021

The Muang People Movement group and the Wilar Party gathered at Tha Pae Gate on Sunday in a cycling activity aimed at raising awareness about and sending support to political prisoners. The gathering called for justice for political prisoners and signs were held, photos of those arrested featured and a group cycled around the moat. The group says that it will continue to organise peaceful activiti … 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

7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย
July 15, 2020

วัดพระพุทธบาทสุทธาวาส จ. ลำปาง และแล้วฤดูฝนก็มาถึงเมืองเหนืออย่างสมบูรณ์แบบ ช่วงเวลานี้คงไม่มีอะไรที่ดีไปกว่าการได้พาตัวเองออกมาสูดอากาศเย็นๆ ท่ามกลางบรรยากาศสีเขียวขจีที่รายล้อม ก็เลยอยากชวนไปใช้ชีวิตช้าๆ ในเมืองน่ารัก กับ 7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย ที่นอกจากจะได้ชมทะเลหมอก โอบกอดธรรมชาติ ยังได้นั่งรถม้าเยี่ยมชมชุมชนเล็กๆ แวะทานอาหารมื้ออร่อย จิบกาแฟกลิ่ … Continued

Citylife Garden Fair funds helping to educate migrants
May 20, 2020

Since 2005, Citylife Chiang Mai has been holding annual or biannual Citylife Garden Fairs, to raise money for mainly local charities and foundations. The one day event, traditionally held in November has raised countless millions of baht for various organisations and projects over the years. We checked in with Partners Relief & Development’s SEED Migrant Training Center Project here in Chiang … Continued

Life training: teaching orphans to make air purifiers and other life skills
May 5, 2020

On April 28th when the air quality in Doi Saket was in the purple very unhealthy zone, 10 teenage boys sat on mats spread on the floor at the House of Hope Orphanage and watched intensely as Sippawut ‘Knot’ Chaengsri, sitting on the opposite side of a low table, assembled an air purifier from locally purchased components. Knot began this training by explaining the dangers of PM 2.5 to their lungs … Continued

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.

7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย
July 15, 2020

วัดพระพุทธบาทสุทธาวาส จ. ลำปาง และแล้วฤดูฝนก็มาถึงเมืองเหนืออย่างสมบูรณ์แบบ ช่วงเวลานี้คงไม่มีอะไรที่ดีไปกว่าการได้พาตัวเองออกมาสูดอากาศเย็นๆ ท่ามกลางบรรยากาศสีเขียวขจีที่รายล้อม ก็เลยอยากชวนไปใช้ชีวิตช้าๆ ในเมืองน่ารัก กับ 7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย ที่นอกจากจะได้ชมทะเลหมอก โอบกอดธรรมชาติ ยังได้นั่งรถม้าเยี่ยมชมชุมชนเล็กๆ แวะทานอาหารมื้ออร่อย จิบกาแฟกลิ่ … Continued

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