Vol. II No. 36 - Saturday September 6 - September 12, 2003
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EGAT to be sued in Chiang Mai Administrative Court

Coughing Mae Moh villagers say open the coffers

The villagers in Mae Moh district, Lampang, have filed a lawsuit against the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EAGT) in the Administrative Court in Chiang Mai.

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Chiang Mai Zoo’s panda house given 5 star rating by Chinese delegation


Chao Dara Rassamee, Chiang Mai’s Royal Consort is remembered

Chulalongkorn University and Dara Phirom Royal Mansion organized a special event for the 130-year anniversary of the birth of Chao Dara Rassamee, a royal consort of King Rama V. This was held at Dara Phirom Royal Mansion in the Dara Rassamee 33rd Border Patrol Police Headquarters in Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai. Chao Wongsak na Chiang Mai presided over the opening ceremony at Dara Phirom Museum.

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Chiang Mai Pool League Roundup

Outback 3 - 6 Rock Harder

Outback moved off the bottom of the pool league table despite losing this week to an impressive Rock Harder line-up. With Home to Roost out of action, the home side needed only 2 game points to lose their tag of “current worst team in the league”.

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Rice prices likely to rise in world market, says MOC

Rice exports are expected to benefit in terms of prices from the expected insufficient supply of the output in the world market next year, according to Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce.

Pasit Pumchusri, the ministry’s deputy spokesman, said the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board met recently and concluded the rice output was on the decline in the global market with stocks likely to drop by 20% late this year, the lowest since 1987. According to the board’s estimate, the supply of the rice output would not meet the demand next year, resulting in rice prices in the world market edging up.

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Chiangmai Hill 2000 Hotel announces appointment

Harn Chantrakul, Chiangmai Hill 2000 Hotel chairman of board, recently announced the appointment of a new general manager, Sangworn Santisuk. Santisuk has more than 20 years experience in the hotel sector, in Thailand and abroad, and over 5 years experience in Chiang Mai hotels.

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