Vol. VII No. 32 - Tuesday  August 5 - August 11, 2008
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Major fire destroys elderly disabled woman’s Saraphi house

Jamina Jitawanit’s house in flames,
watched by a neighbour and a traffic police officer.

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Further outbreaks of poisoning after eating raw pork

An alarming report from the Chiang Mai Public Health office concerning the number of Streptococcus Suis viral infections treated at Chiang Mai hospitals during the first half of 2008 has resulted in a visit to the city by the Deputy Health Minister, Visanu Menachainant. Since the beginning of the year, 51 people have been infected by the virus, which is endemic in the Northern provinces; 5 have died as a result. The disease is contracted by eating uncooked pork and drinking pork blood, and can be fatal, causing toxic shock syndrome, meningitis, septicaemia. Outbreaks usually occur in poorer rural areas where animal health conditions are disregarded, with pigpens being dimly lit, damp and inadequately ventilated.

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Classic Cars of Lanna

The North of Thailand’s premier Classic Car group, Classic Cars of Lanna, held their first “Noggin ‘n Natter , (Brit-speak for a meeting with drinks and snacks!), on July 25 at the Garden Guest House and Restaurant on Rachadamnoen Road in the old city.

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Hungarian GP - a quick history

As a racing venue, Hungary has a long history, with its first GP run in 1906, and regular events in Budapest since 1926.

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FEATURES
Around Town

Korean Music & Dance comes
to Chiang Mai

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and the Kingdom of Thailand on July 26, the Kad Theatre staged a performance of Korean traditional music and dance. Distinguished guests included H.E. Han Tae- Kyu, Korean Ambassador to Thailand, and Dr. Wachara Tantranont, Honorary Consul for Korea in Chiang Mai.

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Pictured being welcomed by the GM, Marc Dumur, to the Legend Resort and Spa are Sumate Yamnoon, secretary general of Thailand’s Bureau of Int’l Cooperation Strategy (left), and Datuk Dr. Zulkeli bin A. Hassan, secretary general of Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education,(right).

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