Vol. IX No. 5 - Tuesday  February 2 - February 8, 2010
Eating Out& Entertainment
Our Children
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 Plans for permanent border checkpoint
at Ton Noon, Mae Hong Son

Alongkorn Polbutre, center, Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Commerce, Mae Hong Son Governor Kamthorn Thawornsathit, Deputy General-Director Boonyarit Kalayanamit of the Department of Trade Negotiations and the Mae Hong Son Chamber of Commerce President Supoj Klinpraneet met with Aung Soe Thein, the Director of the Department of BorderTrade for Myanmar and his delegates during the inspection tour to the Thai-Myanmar border pass at Ban Ton Noon in Mae Hong Son on January 25.

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Department of Livestock chief injured in accident in motorcade of HRH Princess Sirindhorn


The Director General of the Livestock Department, Preecha Somboonprasert and Nara Lanowittaya, the Director of Phitsanulok’s Informal Education department both suffered broken bones after their vehicle went off the road and into the ravine on January 22, both were airlifted to the to Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital.

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Community based tourism in Chiang Mai’s new Galyani Vadhana District

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Our Children

Prem School teaches kids the fundamentals of food

The last Friday of every month sees a day that parents and students of Prem Tinsulanonda International School alike look forward to, market day just inside the front gate. And if anyone finds themselves out Prem way, it’s highly recommended. The school’s organic kitchen garden sells its produce on that day, with luscious tomatoes, juicy pineapples and fragrant herbs among the produce for sale at highly reasonable prices.

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H.E. Admiral Usni Pramoj performs in a benefit for Viengping Children’s Home

H.E. Admiral Usni Pramoj and his quintet of skilled musicians performed at the Four Seasons Hotel Chiang Mai on Saturday January 23 in benefit of the Viengping Children’s Home. The Viengping Children’s Home was established in 1986 as a baby care unit and was expanded two years later to include orphans from the entire Northern region.

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Spicy Bollywood

Last week I was mulling over the fact that a number of major cuisines (or countries) were under-represented in the City. This included Indian food and I was soon urged by a friend to try a comparatively new place not that far from Thaphae Gate. It is called, quite amusingly, Spicy Bollywood after the movie notion, but the decoration is not given over to stars or aspects of their silver screen but to a ‘garden’ or mini jungle atmosphere.

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On January 17, Saowaluck Chanprome, left, Assistant Public Relations Manager of Rati Lanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai was on hand to welcome Danuj Bunnag, center, Vice President for Market Planning & Revenue Management Department, of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited and his accompany member during their visit to Chiang Mai and stay at the hotel.

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