Vol. VI No. 15 - Tuesday June 5 - June 11, 2007
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Guilty as charged -  

High court dissolves TRT party

Supporters of Democrat Party cheer after hearing a verdict of constitution court in their favor at the party headquarters in Bangkok.
(AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

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Locals nab knife wielding bandit

Local residents jumped into action last May 24 and apprehended a purse snatcher after he robbed two tourists from the Netherlands on holiday in Chiang Mai.
The ladies were walking in the alley of Wat Muangmang, Rajachiangsaen road of the Wiang Haeng area of the city when 19 year old Thawatchai Taping and another accomplice threatened them with a knife and robbed them of their shoulder bags which contained cash, ATM cards, digital cameras and other personal items.

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NEWS


Organic farm opened by Japan’s Consul General

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FEATURES
ACADEMIA NUTS

Life in Chiang Mai

A couple of weeks ago there was an article in The Guardian newspaper about the excesses of worldwide tourism and pretty depressing reading it made. Unsurprisingly Thailand featured prominently since its delights have long been known.
Sadly, it seems, this is less and less the case, with many tourists now regarding the lands they temporarily inhabit as fair game for their mindless behaviour.
Luckily for Thailand it is too far away to be a site for the ‘stag’ and ‘hen’ parties which are now commonly held in such places as Prague and Tallinn, with groups of louts (of both sexes) invading them for boozy weekends. Obligatory mode of dress seems to be baggy shorts and t-shirts emblazoned with the British flag. But possibly the longer trips are even more destructive.

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Multiple celebrations mark 10th anniversary of APIS

The American Pacific International School community is celebrating ten years of growth and development.

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SOCIAL SCENE
OUR COMMUNITY

Around town

Having breakfast at Bake & Bite on Soi 6 Nimmanheiman road l/r Winifred Ho, Gai, (owner of Bake & Bite) and Hemma Mohns.

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Soroptimists launch chapter in Chiang Mai

Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific held their inauguration of the new Soroptimist International of Chiang Mai chapter this past May 26 at the Amari Rincome Hotel.

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