Vol. III No. 27 - Saturday July 3- July 9, 2004

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A most happy birthday to HRH Princess Chulabhorn

The Chiangmai Mail joins the
Kingdom in humbly wishing happy 47th birthday to a most remarkable person, HRH Princess Chulabhorn.

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High speed chase as drunk tries to outrun cops



Rotary Clubs of Chiang Mai install their new presidents

14 clubs club together!

The month of June is one of the busiest months for the more than 31,000 Rotary Clubs all over the world. Over 1.2 million Rotarians, represented in 166 countries, have by now elected a new president and board of directors, who will lead them through the next 12 months, with the new Rotary year starting on 1 July. Traditionally, the 14 Rotary Clubs in Chiang Mai, although operating independently, celebrate this auspicious event together, and chose the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel’s Grand Ballroom as their venue for this year’s big night.

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Cheers to city’s top cheerleaders

The northern competition of the "To Be Number One Cheerleader Thailand Championship 2004"was first held in 1997. It was regarded as a success and has spread to other regions of the country to help promote the anti-drugs campaign, as well as sporting events at the national level.

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Myanmar has great trade and investment prospects

But instability and unreliability are its downfall

Thai businesses are very keen to invest in Myanmar, but are wary of risks and possible financial losses because of its internal politics. That is the assessment of Chavaphan Chavacharoenphan, adviser to the Tak Chamber of Commerce.

Reporting on Thai-Burmese trade, Chavaphan reported Thailand has been showing a trade deficit both last year and in the first part of this year. For the whole of last year, the Thai export figure was 12 billion baht, while imports from Myanmar were worth 45 billion baht. The deficit appears now to be increasing.

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THAI introduces new limousines for first class passengers

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced the introduction of its Royal Transfer Service, whereby new Mercedes Benz cars will be used to transport first class passengers from their residence to Bangkok International Airport and vice versa.

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