Vol. VII No. 53 - Tuesday  December 30 - January 5, 2009
Art, Music & Culture
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Chiang Mai FeMail
Happy Birthday HM Queen Sirikit
About Us
Current Movies in Chiangmai's Cinemas
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern











HM the King asks new government
to make peace its priority

In this photo released by the Royal Palace, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, standing front row, and his cabinet members listen to HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, left, during a swearing-in ceremony at Chitralada Palace in Bangkok Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. (AP Photo/Royal Palace, HO)

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Finally, we can put 2008 behind us and look forward with eager anticipation into 2009, just like this monk symbolically walking out of last year and into a much brighter future. From all of us in the Chiang Mai Mail family, we wish you a happy, healthy, safe and prosperous New Year. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)

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New Year ‘Countdown’ festivities at Thapae Gate

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Christmas Gifts for sick kids as Toy Ride gears up for the Big Day

On Christmas Eve, Chiang Mai Toy Ride completed their final event of 2008 with a toy giveaway to 120 sick children at the Maharaj Hospital by 9 caring people from Toy Ride. For a short time, at least, the children were able to forget their illnesses, with the wards full of smiles and laughter as the team played Santa Claus and handed out a huge selection of toys.

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A new E-Class is coming

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is for world-wide release in 2009, and ‘teaser’ photographs have been released on the internet to stimulate interest in this new car, which will be placed against the BMW 5 Series in the marketplace. In line with most manufacturers these days, corporate styling is used to identify the brand. Look at the new Honda Accord and the new Honda City, for example. The City is a scaled down version of its big brother.

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Around Town

Skål holds its Christmas Gala Dinner Party 2008

Skål Chiang Mai held its Annual Christmas Party at the Amari Rincome Hotel on December 18.

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Honorary French Consul Thomas Baude (2nd left) and his wife joined other guests at the ItalAsia wine tasting on Changklan Road.

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