Vol. VIII No. 45 - Tuesday  November 10 - November 16, 2009
Art, Music & Culture
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 His Majesty the King celebrates
Loy Krathong amongst his joyful subjects

HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej lights candles on His lotus shaped krathong watched by Her Majesty the Queen and HRH Prince Vajiralongkorn during the Loy Krathong festival at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Monday, Nov. 2. (AP Photo/ Bureau of the Royal Household)

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Pha Muang Task Force in gun battle with drug traffickers

Two suspected drug smugglers were shot dead by security forces after a 30 minute gun battle about 500 meters from the border in Chiang Mai’s Mae Ai district on October 30. The Pha Muang Task Force found 50,000 yabah tablets, a 9 mm handgun and the bodies of two unidentified men, aged around 25, suspected to be part of the gang.

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HRH Princess Chulabhorn presides over lantern festival at Wiang Tha Kan

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Antique bicycle show raises funds to help man’s friend

Antique bicycles from around the world were to be found at the Vintage Bicycle contest that took place October 31 at Chiang Mai’s JJ Market.

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Crowds throng Tha Pae Gate and the Ping River to release krathongs and lanterns

Huge crowds of tourists and residents saw the opening day of Chiang Mai’s Yipeng Festival, or small Loy Krathong, commence with a parade from the Tha Pae Gate on the 2nd.

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Koh Lanta Pizza…. among others

I was reading a collection of short stories the other day, mainly featuring ‘private eyes’. They were – in the main – time passers, but occasionally one came to life.

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The Chiang Mai U.S. Consulate General political and economic section chief, Alexander Barrasso, 3rd left, visits the the Chiang Mai Mail office to congratulate the newspaper on its 7th anniversary. Accompanied by Worawan Thanamongkol, Public Diplomacy Assistant, left, he presents a basket of flowers to Chiang Mai Mail staff, led by M.D. Pratheep Malhotra, 2nd right, Editor Phitsanu Thepthong, 2nd left, and Managing Editor Shana Kongmun, 4th right.  Suthasinee Maneekul, MD of Pimtong Accounting, 3rd right, and Barry Main, marketing director for  ThaiVisa is far right.

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