Vol. III No. 19 - Saturday May 8 - May 14, 2004
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City spruce-up to be completed in time for Cabinet visit

Good thing, as it’s causing even more traffic jams than usual

During the road improvements to Maneenopparat Road, the pavement has been removed causing problems for commuters. Not to worry, work might actually be finished by May 15.

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Illegal aliens being hunted



Bicycle Benni travels the World

Postcards home benefit the ‘School for Life’ children in Chiang Mai

Whilst some of us use the odd bicycle to commute to work, do a bit of fitness, or just enjoy a scenic ride around the outskirts of Chiang Mai, others take it to an extreme, especially if the plan is to spend eight months on a bike, pedalling around 210 kilometers a day.

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Talent Search road show opens in Chiang Mai

Stefan Effenberg Asian Football Academy 999

The Future of World Football is in Thailand. This is one of the slogans of Stefan Effenberg, former captain of Bayern Munich FC, one time Champions League winner and three times German Championship winner. And he strongly believes in it! That’s why he has decided to establish the first Asian Football Academy in Thailand.

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“Protect the environment, or our descendents will suffer in the future”

UN sponsored seminar for hill tribe forest dwellers

Hilltribe dwellers in Mae Chaem district have been given instruction in looking after natural resources and the effects of chemicals on the environment. Excellence for Life Foundation director Wichian Sompornchokchai, in collaboration with United Nations, ran a seminar on the subjects on April 27 at Ban Mae Sa Water Sources Control, Tambon Mae Najorn in Chiang Mai’s Mae Chaem district.

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Chiang Mai Airlines Club flies high and wide

It’s all part of the ‘Hub’ concept

The first airlines club in the history of Thai aviation has been launched. Chiang Mai Airlines Club (CMAC) already has 300 registered members from airlines, tour operators, airport authorities, tour guide associations and other relevant bodies, making Chiang Mai the hub of airline clubs in the north.

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