Vol. V No. 5 - Saturday January 28, - February 3 2006
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern, assisted by Teeraphon Deepet.



HM the Queen arrives in Chiangmai

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit was warmly welcomed by hundreds from all walks of life, when she arrived at Wing 41 on January 17, on her way to her winter month residence at Phuping Palace in Chiang Mai. During this time, she will continue her work with royally-sponsored projects in the North, and visit rural and remote areas and villages.  (Photo courtesy Thai News)

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Mobile cabinet to meet in Chiang Mai and resolve local problems

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National Children’s Day 2006 in Chiang Mai

Children playing on a jet plane Every year the second Saturday of January is devoted to Children’s Day. On this day children are taken out by their parents, to join in the many activities that have been organized especially for children by both government organizations and the pri-vate sector. This year, PM Thaksin Shinawatra gave his Children’s Day message, being “Those wanting to be intelligent should keep reading and thinking.” (Presumably he meant Chiangmai Mail and not Sondhi Lim-thongkul’s Manager Daily.)

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Farangutans advance to Final

It had been hyped as one of the biggest games in Faran-gutan history and finally it was to be played. Four weeks of cancellations had left everyone a little bit frustrated.

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Thailand signs MOU with University of Manchester

The Ministry of Science and Technology Thailand and Jodrell Bank Observatory, The University of Man-chester, United Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on January 16 at Amari Rincome Hotel, Chiang Mai, to carry out a feasibility study of the Princess Sirindhorn Neutron Monitor project. Assoc. Prof. Boonraksar Soonthornthum, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University and Prof. Andrew Lyne, Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory, co-signed the document.

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Dine and Dance under the Stars

Celebrate the spirit of helping others by helping yourself to a succulent dinner on the lush mansion lawns of Baan Wongmalee at 6.30 p.m. February 18, 2006. Sip cocktails with friends as fireworks fill the sky. Enjoy a multimedia show with music, comedy and special performances by the children. Dance in the moonlight to hits of the 60s to the 90s with the band Music Man.

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