Vol. VI No. 26 - Tuesday August 21 - August  27, 2007
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World’s largest jet

to land in Chiang Mai

The world’s largest jet will make a Chiang Mai appearance on Sept. 1st. Local airport officials have not yet provided details on public viewing and access. Photo courtesy of Airbus.

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Uncollected motorbike taxes top 434 million baht

Police stations throughout Chiang Mai are overflowing with hundreds of motorcycles that have been impounded for traffic violations. The owners have refused to come and collect them forcing the police to assign guard duty round the clock.
Rather than impounding motorcycles, police have now turned to recording license plate numbers or confiscating driving licenses to solve the problem.
An incredible statistic revealed by the Chiang Mai Transport Department showed that 996,986 motorbikes in Chiang Mai have not paid their taxes. The amount due according to the officials at the transport office totals a staggering 434 million baht.

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NEWS


Large turnout at colorful referendum rally

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OUR COMMUNITY
AUTOMANIA

Hill Tribe young violinists rewarded by the Rotary Club

A talented group of young hill tribe violinists of the Chiang Rai province received new quality violins from the Maechan local Rotary club.

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MG and Rover get together again

A look at the Chinese business pages came up with the interesting information that China is seeing amalgamation of its auto companies, much in the same way as America did some decades ago. The latest is Shanghai Automotive Industries (SAIC) and Nanjing Automobile.

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SOCIAL SCENE
ACADEMIA NUTS

Around town

Wim and Pinkaew enjoying a quiet moment during the JJ Market talent competition.

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A new gym for CMIS

Chiang Mai International School celebrated the opening and dedication of its new gymnasium earlier this month with honored guests, prayers, speeches, music, dancing, and many, many smiles.

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