Vol. VII No. 42 - Tuesday  October 14 - October 20, 2008
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Prime Minister Somchai
Wongsawat visits Chiang Mai

PM Somchai, shown being greeted by red-shirted
supporters during his brief Chiang Mai visit on October 2.

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Chiang Mai Zoo’s director announces new marketing strategies

Following the recent birthday celebrations at Chiang Mai Zoo for the female panda Lin Hui, Thanaphat Pongpamorn, the zoo’s director, announced to reporters that 5 rai of land has been set a side for a new attraction, the Adventure Zoo, which will focus on the prehistoric era of the dinosaurs. The project will be launched later this month.
New marketing strategies aimed at increasing the number of visitors to the zoo will also include “Amazing Zoo Star,” featuring a pair of pandas gifted by China, a Cape fur seal and Humboldt Penguins. Another innovation, “Amazing Only One in Thailand,” will present Kali, an Indian rhinoceros gifted to His Majesty King Bhumibol in 1986 by the then King of Nepal.

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EDITORIAL: 3 dead and hundreds injured as excessive force used against protestors

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OUR COMMUNITY
AUTOMANIA

Winter Dreams Charity Party
to benefit orphans

The New Life Foundation for Grandma Cares.Org (www. grandmacares.org) made its first presentation of school funding grants recently at Wat Hua Rin Temple near Tambon Mae Wang. A total of 12 children received funds to buy school supplies and new uniforms with their families also receiving a package of household necessities.

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Bruce Willis car collection
to be auctioned

The mega movie star Bruce Willis needs no introduction. He has been a continuous part of popular culture since he burst onto the world stage more than 20 years ago, first in the television series Moonlighting and then in the cinema tetralogy Die Hard. Now, this leading man’s collection of American muscle cars is being offered by renowned auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles on October 25th.

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Art, Music & Culture
Around Town

Begin With the Children

A delightful exhibition of children’s art is now on display at CMU’s Art Center entitled ‘Colors From Many Lands.’ This year is Thailand’s turn to host the 12th annual “A World United Through Art Children’s Art” exhibition.

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Natthanon (rear centre), known amongst his work colleagues as ‘Goft,’ chose to have his farewell party at the Elliebum Bar on Rachamanka Road.

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