Vol. VIII No. 29 - Tuesday  July 21 - July 27, 2009
Art, Music & Culture
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Armed and violent - Rak Chiang Mai 51 takes to the streets again

Rak Chiang Mai 51 red shirts and riot police on the Huay Kaew road of Chiang Mai, after one of their leaders, Niyom Leaungchareon, was arrested at the airport for carrying an unlicensed and loaded firearm in his vehicle. (Photo by: Saksit Meesubkwang)

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Massive drugs bust near Mae Sai/Tachilek border

A report issued by local Tachilek police has confirmed the seizure of 1,000 kilogrammes of heroin and 340,000 YaBa pills at a checkpoint on the Tachilek side of the Thai/Burmese border, following the stop and search of a truck carrying the illegal drugs. Police also confirmed that the haul, the largest this year, was destined for Thailand.
The suspect truck had been travelling from eastern Shan State, the home of the United Wa State Army, known to still be active in the trading and transportation of illegal drugs across the border into Thailand. The driver of the truck and his two passengers were arrested and held for questioning in Tachilek.

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Teenage tennis star Noppawan Lertcheewakarn, (Nok) ‘I’m so happy to be home! ‘

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Independence Day – a dream,
 a reality and a celebration

July 4th, Independence Day, is celebrated across the planet, not just by US citizens, but also by their friends of varied nationalities and by all who have read the iconic document ratified and adopted on that first Independence Day – July 4, 1776.

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Reception reinforces warm Netherlands - Chiang Mai connections

As part of a two-day business trip to Chiang Mai, the Economic Section of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, together with the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce, organised a networking reception at Le Meridien on July1.

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Art, Music & Culture

The Thai Spirit House…an ancient tradition

Spirit worship, and the belief that spirits inhabit every corner of our world, is one of the human race’s most ancient traditions.

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Chiang Mai Chess Club members, shown concentrating on their games at The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. The club meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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