Vol. VIII No. 5 - Tuesday  February 3 - February 9, 2009
Art, Music & Culture
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Gung Hei Fat Choy

A bevy of Chiang Mai beauties in traditional Chinese dress celebrate the Chinese New Year at Warorot Market.

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Red-shirted riot hits CMU – shots fired

50 red- shirted members of the pro-Thaksin group Rak Chiang Mai 51, led by Petchawat Wattanasirikul, staged another protest on January 24 at Chiang Mai University, during which a demonstrator drove his car at a group of police.
The subject of their protest was Democratic Party icon Suthep Thaugsuban, who was on a visit to Chiang Mai in order to attend an alumni party being held at the university. Suthep had already arrived at the venue to greet and talk with CMU president Prof Dr Pongsak Angasith and his friends, when the demonstrators intruded, causing police, already in attendance as a precaution, to attempt to restrain them.

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An afternoon of Jazz with traditional Lanna instruments

On the afternoon of January 24, a group of 10 jazz musicians, including Mr Teh’s Jazz band and teachers from Chiang Mai University, gathered in the Rachamankha Hotel’s delightful courtyard to perform, as a public rehearsal,

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Car stolen recently?

I was chatting to the MD of Holiday Car Rental the other day and asked him if he had any troubles with Toyota Fortuners in his fleet. “Don’t keep ‘em,” was his reply, “they’re the most stolen car in Thailand.”

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Art, Music & Culture
Around Town

The beauty and complexity of Thai Buddhist Art – plus a great meal

A monthly series of talks to be given at Café Pandau began on January 27 with a fascinating and informative lecture accompanied by slides,

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Argentinean dancers Pablo and Sonia, together with Linda, are welcomed to the Shangri-La’s Saturday Tea Dance by the hotel’s GM, Elaine Yue.

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