Vol. IV No. 11 - Saturday March 12 - March 18, 2005
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Red, yellow, white and green vs multicolored municipality buses

4,500 minibuses are revolting!

Red minibus drivers are set to mount a revolt.

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Bus overturns killing two and injuring others

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Ne’er the twain

About three years ago when I was still new to Chiang Mai, I used to go to a place along the east side of the moat to have my hair cut. A few young boys and girls worked there and they were so charming I got the habit of dropping in on them even when I didn’t need anything done with the grey, thinning lank locks. I got to know them fairly well. They were a diverse group from many different parts of Thailand. Though they came from different parts and different backgrounds they had the same dream: one day their talent would be spotted; they would be picked up by a movie director or fashion designer and whisked off to richness, fame and glory in Bangkok at least if not Hollywood itself.

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Farangutans come second in curtain raiser


Well, it was all set up for the grand curtain raiser at Municipal Stadium. A new season, a dazzling new kit, new players - the mighty Farangutan Football Club (FFC) versus, er, ahem, a concrete company, CCP Concrete.

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‘Doorways into Other Worlds’ from Prem artists

Students in the art program at the Prem Tinsulanonda International School have been working on a variety of projects for an exhibition during Book Week, over March 14 to 18. Much of the art works reflects ideas and symbols found in myths, legends, fairytales, and folktales, as the exhibition’s theme is ‘Doorways into Other Worlds’.

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Amazing chocolate factory comes to Grade 3 at Nakorn Payap

NIS third-graders and Stephen Lenhart, the third grade teacher, made our dreams come true! The first NIS chocolate factory opened in February.

“The idea was from the book written by Roald Dahl, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ and the students’ imaginations,” said Mr. Stephen.

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