Vol. VII No. 50 - Tuesday  December 9 - December 15, 2008
Business & Travel
Art, Music & Culture
Dining Out & Entertainment
Academia Nuts
Social Scene
Chiang Mai FeMail
Happy Birthday HM Queen Sirikit
About Us
Current Movies in Chiangmai's Cinemas
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11,000 monks take alms
to honour HM the King’s 81st Birthday

This photo, captured from the rooftop of the Amari Rincome Hotel, shows Chiang Mai’s Nimmanhaemindha Road transformed into a sea of saffron robes early last Saturday morning as 11,000 monks from the province turned out to collect alms and offer their blessings for His Majesty the King’s 81st birthday, which took place the day before on December 5. This was apparently the first time such a large gathering of monks had been organized to mark this occasion.

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Consulates set up help desk at CNX for stranded travellers

Since the occupation by the PAD of the two Bangkok airports began two weeks ago, there has been a fully manned desk at Chiang Mai International Airport ready to assist travellers & tourists who are unable to get home as their long-haul flights are routed from Bangkok.

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A perfect Filipino Thanksgiving - with music

Even for those if us who don’t hail from the US of A, Thanksgiving Day has its own significance, reminding us to be thankful for the many positive things in our own lives, particularly if those lives are being lived here in Chiang Mai.

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Two coupes we don’t get here

I have just spent a week in the UK, and it was interesting to see the cars we don’t get in Thailand. The first to catch my eye was a very pretty two door Honda Coupe, based on the new Honda City we have here. It was really a very well balanced car and I just wish they would build it here. I’d buy one, Mr. Honda, I really would.

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Around Town

La Luna Gallery presents ‘Fashion, Food and Flowers’ on World AIDs Day

Chiang Mai joined the rest of the world on December 1 in marking ‘World AIDS Day’ with fundraisers and other events, including a Gala Dinner organised by La Luna Gallery entitled ‘Fashion, Food and Flowers’ and held at the Chedi.

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The guys from Rimping Supermarkets hosted their wine tasting at Ginger Kafe recently.

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