Vol. VIII No. 39 - Tuesday  September 29 - October 5, 2009
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Election Commission monitors
activities of mayoral candidates

Election campaigning is now officially
underway for the mayoral election set for October 4.

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Appeal court dismisses Boonlert case

The Region 5 appeal court has dismissed the election commission’s request for withdrawal of rights of Boonlert Buranupakorn as President of the Provincial Administrative Organisation. It also disqualified a candidate for the election to the provincial administrative council.
Judge Terawat Traiwaree dismissed the election commission’s request for a one year withdrawal of the political rights of Boonlert Buranupakorn and 4 people of his team, allowing Boonlert Buranupakorn to return to being the president of the Provincial Administrative Organisation after 3 months of suspension forced by the election commission.
The appeal court dismissed similar cases of Chayannant Suriya, candidate for the Hang Dong Administrative Organisation council, and Sangob Kantakaeo, candidate for the Hod Administrative Organization council.

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Mong comes home to a hero’s welcome

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Skål International National Executive Board holds mid-term meeting in Chiang Mai

Skål is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Its members, the industry’s managers and executives, meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest.

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Bhutan cricket stars emerge from
the Prem Cricket Academy

The cricket academy at Chiang Mai’s Prem Tinsulanonda International School has much to be proud of at the moment. Since its conception in 2007, the academy has gone from strength to strength, now boasting one of the finest playing surfaces in South East Asia, and continuing to attract some of the most exciting young talents in the game.

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Pool Nganpeerapong, left, manager of the 116 Art Gallery, received a bouquet of flowers from the representative of Mom Luang Preyapan Sritawat , the Honorary Consul of Peru in Chiang Mai, on the occasion of the opening ceremony and reception for the Collage exhibition by Cornelis Hoek.

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VW gee-up with E-Up!

Having seen that the Scandinavians can produce an electric car called the Think! has prompted VW to call their new electric car the E-Up! A singular lack of original thought in VW’s ad department I think! This little buggy was also shown in Frankfurt and with a range of 130 km from its lithium-ion batteries, the plug-in EV is just one of a range of Up! variants.

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