Vol. IV No. 2 - Saturday January 8 - January 14, 2005



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Maneepokasup.CO.,LTD International Quality Award in Geneva 2002, Switzerland, 2002

New Year road fatalities unchanged from last year

However injuries down 50 percent

The rescue team helps an injured person at a New Yearís traffic accident.

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Earthquake causes no damage to Doi Suthep main pagoda



New Years Eve celebrations lower key than usual

May 2005 bring peace and happiness!

This year, the New Year festivities were more subdued, as the tsunami disaster in the southern part of Thailand was still on everybodyís mind. However, as parties had been organized for months ahead, some parties were still held around town.

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Maria Sharapova downs Venus Williams in TAT tennis exhibition

Just two weeks before the opening of the first ATP tournament of the 2005 year, the Australian Open, Chiang Mai saw Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams (world ranking number nine), Thailandís number one Tamarine Tanasugarn and Thailandís number two women tennis player, Suchanun Viratprasert.

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BOI proposal to boost industrial competitiveness

The state-run Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) has proposed to its board to grant promotional privileges to corporations which can boost competitiveness, or will be able to solve industrial problems.

At the meeting, sources said the BOI board will consider investment projects which do not create direct profits such as investment on research and development (R&D), improvement of machinery technology, and development of alternative energy and ways to solve environmental problems.

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Chiang Mai sends medical and rescue personnel to help in the South

On December 27, Chiang Mai Municipality sent 70 medical and rescue staff, diving equipment and other clothes and necessities as relief for people affected by the tsunamis in Pang-nga, Phuket and Krabi.

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