Vol. VIII No. 36 - Tuesday  September 8 - September 14, 2009
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All’s well that ends well
after PM Abhisit intervenes

Mong Thongdee, a twelve year-old stateless Burmese boy living in Thailand, poses with Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and paper airplanes during their meeting in Bangkok on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. Mong, who made paper airplanes that fly 12 minutes, captured the national spotlight on a quest to get a passport to compete in a paper aeroplane contest in Japan on September 19 and 20. (AP Photo)

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Massive road-widening plan results in fierce civic group opposition

The release last year of a new city plan for Chiang Mai by the Ministry of the Interior’s Department of Public Works and Town and Country Planning has resulted in concerned local residents working to derail the project through the formation of Raksa Ban Raksa Muang, a committed opposition group with members from all sections of the communities affected.

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Mayoral election process begins with candidate registration

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An unusual opening for celebrations at the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden

As part of the recent botanical celebrations of HM Queen Sirikit’s birthday, the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden at Mae Rim held a tree-planting event with an unusual opening ceremony.

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Chiang Mai to get Thailand Creative Design Centre

Following the success of the government-initiated Thailand Creative Design Centre, (TCDC) in Bangkok, a memorandum of understanding has been signed which will result in the setting up of a TCDC centre in Chiang Mai.

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Art, Music & Culture

Feeling ‘blue’? An experience
to ‘dye’ for!

In the cool of the early morning at the foot of Doi Suthep mountain, with the mist and the memory of the previous days’ rain not yet dispersed by the sun,

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Here comes the Mini Coupe

To be released at the Frankfurt show, BMW have sent the teaser shots of the new Mini Coupe. Now, who remembers the Mini Jem? It was built in 1968 and was also available as a kit car. There is a certain similarity here, in concept, if nothing else.

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