Vol. II No. 18 Saturday 3 May - 9 May 2003
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Kingdom of Thailand celebrates Wan Chatramongkhol (Coronation Day) May 5

Monday, May 5 marks the 53rd anniversary of the Coronation of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great. The day is celebrated as a national holiday, and all government offices and commercial banks will observe the day (close).

Each year on the 5th of May, the Kingdom of Thailand commemorates the day when, in 1950, the Coronation Ceremony was held for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great, the 9th in the Chakri Dynasty (Rama IX).

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SARS - a triumph for WHO’s Public Health initiatives

Tourism will recover after SARS ends

Stone axes found on Doi Phu Sang


Of Cooperatives and Cosmetics: the Herbal Connection

Floods have left the garden somewhat unkempt and disorderly, but to the practiced eye, the earth still offers fragrant treasures. My guide and the owner of the garden, Khun Umpawan Chutima, bends down periodically to pick and offer me herb samples.

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Victory in first cricket trip for Chiang Mai Cricket XI

Friday 18th April saw a party of Chiang Mai schoolchildren travel by train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok for 2 days of intensive cricket coaching. This was followed by a mini-tournament involving other teams from Bangkok and Chonburi, which was held on the Polo Club Grounds in Bangkok.

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Deputy PM opens Phase 2B Central Airport Plaza

The grand opening ceremony of Central Airport Plaza Phase 2B was presided over by Deputy Prime Minister Korn Dabbharangsri on April 26. The opening was marked by his sounding the Sabad Chai drum.

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Hotels offering special price deals

The general manager of Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, Vorapong Muchaotai, told Chiangmai Mail that the Imperial Hotels Group has a special promotion discount rate of 500 baht + + (room only) at the hotel.

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