Vol. II No. 27 Saturday 5 July - 11 July 2003
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A most happy 46th birthday to HRH Princess Chulabhorn

Born on July 4, 1957, Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn is the youngest child of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand.

HRH Princess Chulabhorn has two daughters, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Siribhachudhabhorn and Princess Adityadornkitikhun

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Air-conditioned bus project launched in Chiang Mai

The plan is to help fight traffic jams

An air-conditioned bus route has been launched in Chiang Mai as a pilot project to ease traffic congestion. The trial began on June 28 with 80 bus stops planned for around the city.

In a response to the government policy on improving Chiang Mai traffic, Chiang Mai Municipality and Chiang Mai Provincial Land Transport Office has implemented this pilot project, starting from Kwan Wiang Housing estate and to go around the city.

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Village tourism being promoted

Phayao wants a Tourism, Sports and Recreation Bureau

Chiang Mai and Phuket attempt to shore up their tourist numbers


Buffalo blessing ritual in Hang Dong

Thailand has an agricultural economy, and relies on the hard working farmers to keep that side flourishing. The farmers, in turn, rely on their animals, with one principal animal being the poor buffalo, whose name is used to denote stupidity, but for the farmers, they are anything but stupid.

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Teachers prevail in last softball tournament of the Prem International 2002/2003 school yea

There are always two sides to everything. Which is why the closing of a school year is happy for some, because finally all the tests and studies have come to an end and leave place for outdoor activities, but on the other side, it is a time to say good-bye to friends.

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Thai business slowly linking with Bangladesh Organized junket in July

The committee working on the Joint Quadrangle Economic Development and Cooperation project, plus 10 provincial Chambers of Commerce in the North and the Chiang Mai Tourist Business Association plans to send a group of businessmen from northern Thailand to visit Chittagong City in Bangladesh July 9-13.

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Thai Airways cuts Chiang Mai - Mae Hong Son flights

Thai Airways International has temporarily suspended three return Chiang Mai - Mae Hong Son flights because of the low season and insufficient passengers to make the route financially viable.

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