Vol. III No. 51 - Saturday December 18 - December 24, 2004



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City reverberates from thunderous roar from big bikes during Chiang Mai Bike Week 2004

A procession of motorcycles returns from the EC Center during this year’s Chiang Mai Bike Week. Hundreds of big bikes were in town to party, and give a little back to charity. For more, turn to back page. (Photo: (C) Brent T. Madison 2004)

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“Jack Frost” is coming, bringing the Mae Kha Ning phenomenon



Princess Dara Rassamee remembered

December 9 is remembered as Princess Dara Rassamee Day. A day for people to honor one of the wives of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V of the Chakri Dynasty).

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100 cricketers at Prince Royal’s College

100 Grade 5 boys and girls enjoyed a great day of Sawasdee Cricket last Saturday. Eight teams played some very entertaining matches of cricket. Prince Royal’s College (PRC) came out on top, with Montfort in second place.

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BOT gives latest Ex-Im figures

Economy still looking healthy says report card

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) Northern Office announced that the northern economic situation in October 2004 was improving at a slightly slower rate than in September, but exports have continued to grow, while imports have fallen in some areas.

Year on year figures show exports increased by 7.9 percent, or USD 183.1 million, compared to the same period last year. Exports through the northern industrial region increased by only 2.5 percent, since some factories are in the process of changing their out-of-date production lines to more modern ones, but worryingly, some have moved their production base lines to China.

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Junior super-star ‘M’ sings at CMU

The concert given by ‘M’ (Atthapol Prakobkong), a Chiang Mai boy and now the latest Thai singing sensation, was held at CMU convention hall. He returned to his hometown, Chiang Mai, and performed his first solo concert, supported by the Cottage Restaurant, where he previously used to sing.

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