Vol. II No. 32 - Saturday August 9 - August 15, 2003
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Long live Her Majesty Queen Sirikit

Mother of our Nation

The Chiangmai Mail staff joins the entire Kingdom in sending our humble best wishes to Her Majest Queen Sirikit, Mother of our nation, on the auspicious occasion of Her Birthday, August 12. We would also like to take this opportunity to ask everyone to do something nice for their mother, and to wish everyone a Happy Mother's Day. Please see our special publication, written by Peter Cummins in honor of Her Majesty the Queen.

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Deputy PM Purachai Piumsomboon opens 8th APEC Women Leaders Network Meeting

Gorals in Doi Inthanon National Park are at risk of becoming extinct

History being rewritten


Light for Eyes, Light for Life

The Wan Kaew Project was established to assist underprivileged people with eyesight disorders, and was created in commemoration of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on her 4th cycle anniversary.

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Thousands of athletes take part in Ra Pi Day Mini Marathon

Thousands of marathon runners participated in Ra Pi Day Mini Marathon on August 2 celebrating the Thai Law Day. The marathon started from Chiang Mai City Hall at 6 a.m. and the route went alongside the irrigation canals and turned at Huay Tueng Tao Public Park, back to the City Hall, and back to the starting point. The distance was 1.5 kilometers.

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Government wants balanced budget next year

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has expressed confidence that the government will be able to achieve a balanced budget by next year, well ahead of the government’s original schedule.

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Emirates’ Skywards members get speedy check-in when departing from Dubai

Emirates Airline recently unveiled special kiosks which will offer quick check-in time at Dubai International Airport departures hall for Emirates’ First and Business Class customers. Kiosks are also located in the airport’s main departures hall for Skywards members traveling in Economy Class.

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