Vol. VI No. 8 - Tuesday April 17 - April 23, 2007
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiang Mai awash during Songkran celebrations

Thousands celebrate the new year with traditional blessings and water fights

Songkran always brings together people of all nationalities for a week of ‘sanuk’ and friendship.

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Motorbike thugs ambush Australian resident and Thai girlfriend

An evening motorcycle ride to dinner ended up in a visit to the hospital when a long time Chiang Mai resident from Australia and his girlfriend where ambushed by thugs on motorbikes.
On April 6 the victims (names withheld at their request) were traveling by motorbike south on Maninopharat Road (the moat road) just past Icon Computer Plaza at about 10:30 at night. Out of nowhere two motorcycles, each with a driver and passenger appeared on each side of the victims. The Australian and his girlfriend traveling at about 40 kilometers per hour were sandwiched in between the two motorbikes.

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NEWS


PM gets clean bill of health


FEATURES
SPORT

Muay Thai boxing

I have never been particularly fond of Western style boxing. The sight of swollen eyes, bloody lips, missing teeth and the sound of leather crashing against skin has never been a real attraction.

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Nearly man wins at last

After weeks of complaining that he’s usually there abouts at the finishing line, but never actually wins, Jim Catterson earned a place on the winner’s podium in the Chiang Mai Golfers stroke play competition at the Lanna course last Tuesday. However, he had to be satisfied with sharing the position with Len Matysek.

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ACADEMIA NUTS
OUR COMMUNITY

Waree School takes first place

Waree School won the first prize for International School Link Competition organized by British Council in Chiang Mai.

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A dazzling performance of song and dance at Kad Theatre

The 6th musical dance playing on “Paquita and Snow White 2007” show was held recently at the Kad Theatre in Chiang Mai to celebrate His Majesty the King’s 80th year anniversary this year.

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