Vol. VII No. 6 - Tuesday February 5 - February 11, 2008
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Chiang Mai in flames -
but this time it’s serious

Unsupervised burning of fields on Doi Saket road results in major conflagration. Photo: LouJean La Malfa (global photo-journalist)

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Gung Hei Fat Choy

Chinese New Year is Thursday, February 7. People of Chinese ancestry will pay respects to ancestors at temples and individual homes, and many venues around town will hold their own celebrations for visitors. May good luck, good health and prosperity be with you throughout the Year of the Rat.

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Thai-Myanmar border post at Kiew Pawok Pass is reopened

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Annual Bor Sang Umbrella Festival draws the crowds

January 18-20 saw the staging of the 25th annual Bor Sang Umbrella Festival, organised by the Chiang Mai Provincial Authority. The much-enjoyed event included the traditional Umbrella Pageant.

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Porsche Panamera
to get hybrid power

The world is whipping itself into a frenzy over the Porsche Panamera which is due to be released in 2009. The front-engined Panamera will be Porsche’s fourth model line (joining the 911, Boxster/Cayman and Cayenne).

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Around Town

Another world is possible with sexual diversity

Equality in Diversity NOW! is the rallying call of the 3rd ILGA-Asia Regional Conference for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people on January 26. For the first time in Thai history more than 250 LGBTIQ people from all over Asia proudly marched and danced in the streets of Chang Mai to make themselves visible, with the hope that the rest of the world was watching.

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Michael Downer, Director of Mirabaud Securities (Asia) Ltd., vowed his eternal love to Kitty Yeung, amidst the serenity and inspirational atmosphere of the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai. Later, the happy couple enjoyed a gorgeous wedding reception in the Loy Kham Pool area with their guests. The venue was decorated with an East-Meets-West theme, whilst the calm and luxurious atmosphere of the resort made it a perfect day for the couple.

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