The irrigation department has announced a warning for all of the fishermen who have caged fish along the banks of the Ping to be on the watch out for some heavy weather which could lead to flash floods over the coming days. The fishermen have been urged to secure their cages and make sure that no damage is done to their cages, by swift moving logs and debris. Monsoon storm Noul is expected to make … Continued
A 35 year old chef who used to work at one of Chiang Mai’s leading hotels, is being sued by the social security office for defamation through advertising. The chef had posted on his Facebook page that the office of social security was useless and didn’t help the people, and now the office has filed a complaint against him. After being called to the police station to explain himself, the chef said … Continued
Authorities have rushed to Chiang Mai’s Chaiprakarn Province, after reports that over 200 pigs have died from unknown causes in one farm. The corpses of the pigs have been destroyed and there is fear that there may be some communicable disease to watch out for. The public health office is now sending teams around the province to ensure that any pork sold is up to standard and not contaminated.
Wat Lok Molee is receiving great praise for its work over the Covid period, in offering free training to those in need. To date, the temple, along with its team of volunteer teachers, have trained up three classes of students, comprising 300 people, who now have certified skills in such areas as hair dressing, sewing, cooking, massage, online sales, etc. The students came from the most unskilled a … Continued
Nationwide student protests are planned for Saturday 19th September. Police say that they have been in close contact with student protests and have had numerous conversations with the group leaders and have told them that they will not be stopped from joining protesters in Bangkok, should they decide to go. Police from Muang district also said that at this time they have yet to receive any request … Continued
Wat San Pong Yang in Mae Rim was a victim of theft, according to its abbot who took footage from its CCTV to police today, showing images of a man in his mid-thirties breaking into the temple’s donation box. The donation box was particularly full, he said, following donations by the faithful to help pay the temple’s electricity bills. The temple’s abbot said that the box had already been broken in … Continued
Kritsiam Kongsatree, Head of Doi Inthanon National Park, said that temperatures on top of Doi Inthanon have dropped to 12 degrees Celsius at its peak and 19 degrees at national park headquarters. He invites all visitors to come visit the sites, saying that the popular Kew Mae Pan will be reopening on the 1st November for sure.
Central Outlet Chiang Mai will now take over the old and tired Kad Suan Kaew complex, Chiang Mai’s oldest mall, with up to 90% discounts on goods Central Group’s retail director announced that Central Kad Suan Kaew will be changed to Central Outlet Chiang Mai. No further details were issued at this point.
Mae Hia municipal district chief announced this morning that he has taken a team out to inspect the migrant labour camps in the area to check for any signs of the coronavirus, as he fears that some migrants who have come into the country illegally may be carrying the virus.
As we head towards the tail end of the rainy season and look forward to the changes the cool season will bring, tourists are already beginning to flock to destinations which are traditionally associated with winters. Chom Thong, in Doi Inthanon, is one crowd favourite which has already seen crowds, and traffic, as those go to see the seas of mist over the lush green steps of paddy feilds which are … Continued