Vol. V No. 24- Saturday June 10, - June 16, 2006
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His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great

The world celebrates His 60 years of ‘Righteous Rule’

This year the Thai people celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great’s accession to the Thai Throne. Monarchs, Heads of State and representatives from dozens of countries have arrived in Thailand to commemorate this historical occasion, with the official celebrations taking place on June 12 and 13. Chiangmai Mail joins the world in joyous celebration. Long Live the King!

(Photo courtesy of the Bureau of the Royal Household)

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The Chedi Chiang Mai welcomes local Skål Club

The newly opened The Chedi Chiang Mai welcomed 50 members and guests of Skål International Chiangmai and North Thailand for this month’s meeting. Eleanor Hardy, the Chedi’s GM and local secretary of Skål International, welcomed the Skal group to her hotel.
MC Michael Vogt, spoke on his new assignment with the Panthip Group of Companies to oversee the rapid development of the night bazaar area in Chiang Mai. He also introduced the new General Manager of the Chiangmai Mail, Australian Murray Dickson, who will now direct Chiang Mai’s first English language newspaper into an even brighter future.

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10,000 spectators at Nim See Seng Moto-X championship

The Northern Moto-X championship was organized by the Nim See Seng Group on June 3-4 at the Nim See Seng Motocross Course, Chiang Mai – Lampang Road.

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Prem graduation

Prem Tinsulanonda International School (PTIS) recently saw its largest ever Grade 12 class during its third graduation ceremony. Thirty-two students representing 23 nations finished the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at PTIS.

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Debussy in Chiang Mai

“But I came for the choir,” said a disgusted visitor, when he saw the program for the fifth concert in the Debussy Festival at Payap. When it was pointed out to him that there was a choir on the program, he said, “But I am not interested in this kind of music.” Obviously, he was looking for the Chiang Mai Choral Society International, performing some Broadway favorites, a concert also at Payap but at a different location. And on the same evening.
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