Vol. V No. 2 - Saturday January 7, - January 13, 2005
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern, assisted by Teeraphon Deepet.



New Years revelers returning home find busses full and roads jammed

Traffic jams along the way to Doi Inthanon during the New Year festivities (Photo: Thai News).

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New Year Festival results in 12 fatalities

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A welcome to 2006 around Chiang Mai

While people on the Christmas Islands and New Zealand, who entered 2006 first, had already gone to sleep, and people on Samoa and Hawaii were still busy with last minute shopping for the party of the year, Chiang Mai was alive and in party gear to welcome the next 365 days Lanna style, mythical, traditional or extravagant.

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Parents and students take part in 5km walk-run rally

The event, an annual occasion held this year for the third time, was presided over by Phanni Sahaseweeyon, head master of Teerawatbumpen School.

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Preparing for Work in the Future

Predicting what will be needed in the future is a dangerous occupation. Most predictions in the past have been totally wrong! Today we can make well informed educated guesses about where the future jobs will be but there is always an element of risk involved. We could be wrong! This becomes a very serious situation if for example you have just finished a four year computers degree and all of a sudden there are no jobs in this area. Meeting the job market however with a set of suitable skills can ensure you have good employment potential at all times. How can you secure yourself these skills in such a changing world ?

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Yupparaj’s 100th anniversary celebration

Yupparaj Wittayalai, Chiangmai, whose name was granted by H.M. King Rama VI before his ascension to the throne, celebrated its 100 year anniversary on Dec. 24th, 2005. The celebration was held at the school, with the guest of honour being H.R.H. Princess Petcharat Rajsuda, who named the occasion, “Phra Baramee Pok Klao Yupparaj Wittalayai 100 Years”. Joining her were officials from education committees, school alumni, PTA members and students.

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