Vol. VII No. 52 - Tuesday  December 23 - December 29, 2008
Art, Music & Culture
Dining Out & Entertainment
Social Scene
Travel & Tourism
Chiang Mai FeMail
Happy Birthday HM Queen Sirikit
About Us
Current Movies in Chiangmai's Cinemas
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Peace on Earth, goodwill towards all

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah

Some festive cheer was in evidence at the Zonta International Christmas lunch held recently at the Salad House to show appreciation to donors to the Adopted Grandmothers Mission. As well as being the time of year to gather with family and friends, this is also a good time to remember those less fortunate than ourselves and perhaps give a little to make their lives better. The entire Chiangmai Mail team wishes you and yours a happy, healthy and fun holiday this year and for many years to come.

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‘Unlucky Landing’ at Mae Hong Son’s Father’s Day celebrations

An accident occurred recently at a display given by 2 teams of army parachutists during Mae Hong Son’s Father’s Day celebrations, when the 7th man to jump, Sgt Maj Panitharn Chumkanthorn, slipped on landing and broke his ankle.
The injured man, from the long-distance patrol troop of the 4th Infantry Division, had made his jump, intending to land safely and softly within Mae Hong Son’s municipal stadium, but lost his footing and came into contact with a concrete footpath. He was sent to Srisangwarn Hospital for treatment.

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Important archeological find by Lahu villager to be authenticated in USA

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Zonta holds a Christmas lunch to thank their donors

Zonta International recently held a Christmas lunch at the Salad House to show appreciation to donors to the Adopted Grandmothers Mission. The Chiang Mai branch of the famous international women’s organisation whose motto is ‘Advancing the status of Women Worldwide,’ now supports 27 grandmothers in the province

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Restoration of a Model A Ford

“Restoration” in Thailand generally means dropping a Toyota Corolla engine and gearbox into something which might even be 30 years old, if it is lucky. However, restoration, as a craft, is common overseas, in which the entire vehicle is painstakingly returned to showroom condition, even if the car originally left the showrooms 80, or even 100 years ago. Don’t get me wrong, this can happen in Thailand, but it is not common.

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Around Town

Well-known Burmese artists on show at the new Suriya Gallery

Chiang Mai, haven for artists and art lovers, has one more gallery now. The Suriya Gallery, off Huay Kaew Road, is showing a range of contemporary Burmese artists in an open setting.

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Sakulluck Autama, (Ink), Peter Taylor, Vic Perkin and Michael Gaehler, seen enjoying music, wine and tapas at the Chedi’s monthly DJ night.

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