Vol. VIII No. 12 - Tuesday  March 24 - March 30, 2009
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Two men charged with sexual abuse
of young girls in their care

Robert Moss (seated right) and Chailong Siriwong are questioned at the headquarters of Police Bureau Region 5’s Juvenile and Women’s Protection Division.

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New CM Governor faces up to pollution and political discord

Chiang Mai has welcomed the new governor, Amornpan Nimanant, who began his work for the province on March 16.
Chiang Mai-born Amorphan was appointed as the replacement for Wibun Sa-nguanphong during the recent reshuffle involving 26 provincial governors, most of whom were transferred to inactive posts. On his first working day, he met up with his three deputy governors, Pairoj Saengpuwongm, Chumporn Saengmanee and Chuchart Keerapaeng, plus his own assistant, Surachai Jongrak, in order to allocate specific responsibilities and discuss long-term strategies.
At the meeting, Amorphan stated that he was studying the pollution problem in depth. If the present poor air quality continues to rise higher than the acceptable levels, district chiefs, kamnan, village headmen and public health volunteers will be called to a special meeting to tackle the problem.

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EGAT blocks local anti-dam protestors at Pak Moon

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OUR COMMUNITY
AUTOMANIA

Sensual sound of Brazilian ‘new music’ wows Café Pandau’s guests

Last Friday evening, Café Pandau was crowded out with foot-tapping, hand-clapping, dancing and laughing guests, all thrilled with the deliciously warm, strong, decidedly sensual sound and lazy, lovely Latin rhythms of famous Brazilian singer/songwriter and guitarist Sylvia Patricia.

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The ‘Supercar’ race

I was asked the other evening about ‘supercars’ and which did I think was the best. Perhaps I am getting old, but I have rapidly come to the conclusion that ‘supercars’ do absolutely nothing for mere mortals such as you and me, and have become increasingly more irrelevant today.
I am reminded of Professor Max Born’s statement, “Space travel is a triumph of intellect but a tragic failure of reason.” You can say the same about today’s ‘supercars’.

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FEATURES
Around Town

Jumbo feast trumpets National Elephant Day celebrations in Chiang Mai

In celebration of National Elephant Day on March 13, Maesa Elephant Camp held a Khantok and rice-offering ceremony, chaired by Wichai Srikwan,

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Irish eyes smiling on St. Patrick’s Day at the UN Irish Pub.

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