CityNews – 30th March 2020, Chiang Mai’s Airvisual index shows that our PM2.5 levels are at 220 micrograms per square metres, keeping us up there at the top of the world chart for the most unhealthy air in the world. The municipality is busy spraying water around to mitigate the problem. Charoenrit Sanguansat, Governor of Chiang Mai, said that we can expect bad air for at least the n … Continued
CityNews – 30th March 2020, authorities raided and arrested the owners of two entertainment establishments for violating the government’s shutdown orders. The first was a snooker hall in Wang Singh Kham village which was raided following complaints by neighbours. Snooker tables have been confiscated and owners will be prosecuted in accordance with the law. The second business raided was in Haiya s … Continued
CityNews – 30th March 2020, two days ago, the Chiang Mai Breathe Council represented the people of Chiang Mai in visiting the fire fighters on Doi Suthep-Pui mountain range. They took with them aloe vera to heal wounds, saline to clear nasal passages and many other necessities from shoes to food, energy drinks to medical aid. The team of firefighters were working alongside soldiers from Military C … Continued
CityNews – 30th March 2020, Chiang Mai people are on the most part taking the coronavirus very seriously and are staying home, leaving city streets very empty. Food delivery services were kept very busy over the weekend.
CityNews – 30th March 2020, Kad Nam Tong, or Kad Suan Chao, a popular market in Hang Dong has come out to correct fake news which was swirling around the area that someone had recently visited the market with Coronavirus. The owner of the market went to reporters and the police to complain about a fake news which had been circulating that his market was a hotbed for the virus. He said that he know … Continued
CityNews – 30th March 2020, police were alerted yesterday to the discovery of an abandoned baby girl. At 6.30am on the 29th March, Chang Puak police rushed to a small soi near the Santitham roundabout to find a newly born girl wrapped up in a red towel. The girl was found to be in good health. Police are currently tracking CCTV footage to see if they can find the child’s mother.
CityNews – 30th March 2020, Chiang Mai Ram Health Centre will, as of today, offer up to fifty drive thru coronavirus tests. The cost for this is 7,500 baht per person. Fill in this form to register and you will receive an SMS message to confirm. Once the test has been taken, results will be sent via SMS within five days. 8.30am-4pm daily at the Chiang Mai Ram Health Centre. For further details con … Continued
CityNews – 30th March 2020, the Meteorological Department has issued a weather update warning us in the north to expect the possibility of some rain and hail in the coming days. “Hot condition still rules in overall upper Thailand while very hot condition is forecast for many parts in the North, the Northeast and the Central regions” a post on the web site of the department said. “From 1st-4th Ap … Continued
CityNews – 28th March 2020, today’s COVID-19 update from the provincial hall shows one new case in Chiang Mai and 109 new cases accross Thailand. There have yet to be any deaths in Chiang Mai.
CityNews – 28th March 2020, Banks across Thailand have been ordered to close over the weekend to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. ATMs and applications are functioning as usual.