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.
The formidable army of Michelin starred chefs continues its march towards Shangri-La with the arrival of Chef Leung Yu King, Executive Chef of Island Shangri-La Hong Kong’s one starred Summer Palace Restaurant.
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
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
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
CityNews – Nantaram community in the south of the old city is facing floods after heavy rains last night. Today (Sep 19th) the neighbourhood is still hard to traverse. Citizens are warned to avoid the area. The authority is now working to drain water and the flood is expected to be relieved soon providing there is no more rain this evening.
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
CityNews – On September 19th, a press conference was held to address a chemical leak which occurred the previous evening at Maharaj Hospital. Asst. Prof. Wichai Churnchongkolkul, MD, director of Maharaj Hospital stated that the chemical substance was sanacide – R8 used in sanitising medical machine and equipment. It has similar compound with vinegar but more intense. The leak is sourced from a he … Continued
CityNews – On September 18th, members of Karen Thai Group (KTG) led by Loy Por, 52, rallied at The General Consulate of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to demand the release of Nho O-la, leader of Karen Women Council who was arrested during the Karen Union 69th anniversary held on August 12th in Myanmar. At the rally, KTG underlined that the arrest is unjust and violates the rights and freedo … Continued
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