Vol. VIII No. 22 - Tuesday  June 2 - June 8, 2009
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Panda Lin Hui’s baby is born

Chiang Mai Zoo’s female panda, Lin Hui, is gently holding her newborn cub in her mouth, after surprising and delighting zoo officials by giving birth last Wednesday morning. Mother and baby are reported to be to doing very well. (AP Photo/Wichai Taprieu)

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Proposed new Mekong River bridge will further link China, Laos and Thailand

Wirun Khampilo, Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce president, announced recently that an auction for the construction contract of a new bridge over the Mekong River would be held at the end of this year. The cost of the bridge is estimated at approximately 1,600 million baht, and will be funded 50/50 by China and Thailand.
When completed, the project, known as the Greater Mekong Sub-region, (GMS), North-South Economic Corridor International Bridge Project, (Houayxay-Chiang Khong), will link with Route 3, (East), running between Bangkok and Kunming, and should benefit commercial traffic between China, Thailand and Laos. The new bridge is expected to be completed by 2012, and will be located at Ban Don Maha Wan, Chiang Khong in Thailand and Ban Don Khee Nok, Houayxay, Bor Khaew in Laos.

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At Buddhist center, meditators caged with pythons

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‘Duen Song Lar Suebsan Lanna’ held to celebrate Dr Chao Duangduen na Chiengmai’s 80th birthday

Dr. Chao Duangduen na Chiengmai was born on May 22, 1929, during the reign of her grandfather, Major-General Chao Kaeo Nawarat, the last Chao Luang Lanna ruler.

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Nakornpayap’s charity ‘3rd World Dinner’ mimics a sad reality

The headline could not have stricken you more. “1% of the world’s population controls 40% of the world’s wealth. 21% of the world’s population controls 51% of the world’s wealth. 78% of the world’s population controls 9% of the world’s wealth.” The numbers were mind-boggling…

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Pyjamas, pedicures-and a lot of fun at the CM Soroptimists’ anniversary

Pajamas or Pyjamas – whichever way one chooses to spell them—were plentiful and diverse at the recent Soroptimist International Chiangmai event, entitled ‘Pajamas and Pedicures’, held on May 26 at Spa Na Tandee. From traditional, (and modest),

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Jaruayporn Jaionawan, director of the Russian Ballet Society’s school in Chiang Mai hosted a dinner to welcome Robert Hampton (3rd left) the examiner for the Russian Ballet Society and former principal dancer with Scottish National Ballet. Joining the function were Purisa and Phatchanok Jaionawan, tutors and John Edwards a gifted dancer in his own right.

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