Vol. III No. 32 - Saturday August  7- August 13, 2004

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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 Majesty Queen Sirikit, Mother of our Nation, on the auspicious occasion of Her 6th Cycle Birthday, August 12. On this special occasion, please take some time to do something nice for your mother, as this year is a very special Mothers Day. Happy Mothers Day!

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Pang Daeng villagers request clarification from PM Thaksin over arrest of 48 hill tribe people




Cuddly giants in Maesa Elephant Camp

Contrary to the popular idea that elephants are large and overbearing, few people manage to see them when they are still smaller than a human being. We reported in Chiangmai Mail Vo. III, No 29 (six weeks ago) that two baby elephants were born just three days apart at the Maesa Elephant Nursery outside Chiang Mai.

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New Red Bull X Park

Healthy pursuits for the vigorous youngsters

Exciting pastimes are now referred to as “X” sports in the parlance of today’s youth. “X”treme, “X”citing and “X”ceptionally daring!

The young people in Chiang Mai now have a venue where they can wear off some of those “X”cess circulating hormones too, with the opening of the Red Bull X Park between the Kad Suan Kaew parking lot and the Chiang Mai Ram Hospital (so those who misjudge their “X”acting manoeuvres can get their “X” rays quickly!).

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NESDB aiming for Thailand’s quality brands

Promoting ‘clusters’ to accelerate growth potential

Thailand wants to build on its high potential in competing with the world markets in agriculture, industry, tourism, and fashion, said Wilaiporn Liwgasemsan, the deputy secretary-general, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).

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Skal International continues its good work in Chiang Mai

Although the Skal International Club of North Thailand is currently not operational (hopefully a temporary situation), the club is still able to honor some of its pledges through the National Committee of Skal International Thailand.

One of the projects committed to several years ago was to provide funds to support the education of Miss Ananya Jumpasi, through the Sem Pringpuankeo Foundation. Since the Skal International Club of North Thailand still had funds available (being held by the Skal International National Committee), the club was able to donate 18,000 baht to cover her further education in vocational college for the next two years.

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