Vol. VIII No. 44 - Tuesday  November 3 - November 9, 2009
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 Oktoberfest brings local community together for charity fundraiser

250,000 baht raised to benefit blind children and HIV/AIDS patients

Cries of “O’zapft is!” fill the air as the first keg of beer is tapped by Chumporn Saengmanee, Deputy Governor of Chiang Mai (2nd left) accompanied by Dr. Chao Duangduen na Chiengmai, chair of the Chiang Mai Cultural Council, Wuthipong Arayathamsophon, Vice-President of the Thai-German Friends Association ( Thaiklandfreunde e.V. ), Dr. Yingsak Chonglertjesadawong, food and bakery expert, and Dirk W. Arayathamsophon, president of the Thai-German Friends Association.

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Tassanai Buranupakorn takes office as Mayor of Chiang Mai

Tassanai Buranupakorn arrived at the Chiang Mai Municipality Office as the new Mayor of Chiang Mai. Accompanied by his uncle, Boonlert Buranupakorn, President of Chiang Mai Provincial Organization and a cheering red-shirted crowd of Rak Chiang Mai 51 members. Officially approved on the 29th, he revealed at his press conference, after making merit at the spirit house in front of the municipal building, that he hopes to comprise his administration team of both long standing members of the political community as well as the new generation of politicians.
Tassanai did not mention any names as he said he must first introduce his new policies to the Municipal Council. Although, he added, that he did not plan on changing any members of his current team.

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Majority of Chiang Mai residents feel Red Shirt activity has damaged tourism


European Chamber Opera comes to Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort

Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort is proud to present Mozart’s much-loved opera “Cosi Fan Tutte”, a comic opera performed by the renowned European Chamber Opera Saturday November 21st at 7:30 pm in the Raintree Ballroom.

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Happy Birthday Chiang Mai Mail

As Chiang Mai Mail enters its eighth year of operations, the Prem Tinsulanonda International Schools send birthday greetings! Like the Chiang Mai Mail, Prem School is a young organisation - just eight years old! - and like Chiang Mai Mail it is proud of its commitment to providing an excellent service to the citizens of Chiang Mai.

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Lemongrass Thai Cuisine

Rather like sex, eating is best enjoyed in convivial company, without stress and arguably better a deux than alone or in a crowd. Certainly in even numbers… I found this to be very true on three visits to this laid back Thai eatery.

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Audi confirms electric supercar for production

Audi will build a production version of its e-tron electric supercar concept. The zero-emission sports car, to be called the R4, could hit the road as early as 2011.
The new car could share a platform with the next generation Porsche Boxster and Cayman, given that Porsche is now part of the Volkswagen Group, which also owns Audi.

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