Vol. I No. 7  Saturday 7 December - 13 December 2002
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First Chiang Mai Travel Show receives top marks

The first ever Travel Show from the Northern Region of Thailand is over. The preparations took Chiang Mai City and the Tourism Authority of Thailand 2 years, and both authorities succeeded in putting up an unforgettable weekend for the participants, both from Asia and overseas.

Hundreds of travel agents attended the Chiang Mai North Travel Show 2002 held last week, and to a person, all said it was a great event. The event went a long way to promoting tourism to Chiang Mai, and we should be proud of the way the organizers put together an event to remember. Full story, more photos and reactions on center pages this week.

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People of Chiang Mai celebrate HM King’s 75th Birthday

Phayao confiscates over 100,000 ya-ba pills in 11 months

Huay Hong Krai Royal Development Study Center celebrates 20th Anniversary

Foundation Gala evening a resounding success

The Foundation for the Education of Rural Children held its fourth annual fund-raising gala evening in the garden of Twelve Gables. The Amari Rincome Hotel catered for the affair, which began with recognition of dignitaries and foundation board members.

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Faculty of Agriculture cultivates sporting prizes

Chiang Mai University’s annual sports day on Saturday, November 27 at the main stadium saw some great performances from the 17 faculties involved. The athletic performances were equaled by the eye-catching cheerleader contests as far as a spectator sports activity was concerned.

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UN-ESCAP warns of severe hardship for millions

Five years after the 1997 financial crisis, many workers in Southeast Asia are not far from extreme poverty, according to the authors of a new UN-ESCAP publication. “Protecting Marginalized Groups During Economic Downtown: Lessons from the Asian Experience,” provides some sober reading and its conclusion call for determine action.

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Almost 30 expat ladies recently gathered at Miss Audrey Dootson’s, from Pie Sabai, beautiful gardens for a lunch bunch party. The ladies discussed and gossiped about Thanksgiving and Christmas parties, as well as many upcoming charity events which are so perfectly organized by these ladies.

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