Vol. III No. 22 - Saturday May 29 - June 4, 2004

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Landslides and debris hits Om Koi and Mae Hong Son

The rain depression has severe impact

The condition of dwellings in Baan Mae Taun, Tambon Mae Taun, Om Koi District, after being severely hit by the depression on May 20 causing lumbers and branches flowing down. (picture courtesy of Provincial Disaster Prevention and Relief Operation Center)

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Air pollution problems under the microscope



The “Forest Pride Festival” marches up Doi Suthep Mountain

“We live in the forests and benefit from the forests, as well as city people do. If men turned their backs on the forests, there would be none left and no benefit could be made either. There are people who understand less than those who do not. Thus, we would soon find means to communicate with them.” These were the prophetic words from Anan Duangkaewroen, chairman of the Community Forest Network.

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Calling Thailand’s future Valentino Rossi’s

Kids’ motocross competition at Kad Suan Kaew

Channel Kids invites children between 5-10 years to compete in the “Kids Nano Bike Racing” at the multi-purpose ground of Kad Suan Kaew Department Store, from June 3-6.

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Northern provinces woo Vietnamese tourists

Dollars or Dong welcomed

Vietnamese business people have met with Chiang Mai entrepreneurs for talks to open Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces to Vietnamese tourists.

Pichai Raktasinha, director of the Indochina Marketing Promotion of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) introduced Vietnam business people to tourism-related entrepreneurs at Chiang Mai’s Empress Hotel on May 19.

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THAI Announces New Route to Milan

61st destination for our national carrier

Kanok Abhiradee, Thai Airways International President (THAI), said that the launch of the new Bangkok-Milan route serves to mark the 44th anniversary of THAI, as well as support the government’s aim to promote Bangkok as a Fashion City. Milan is recognized as one of the world’s fashion centers.

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