Vol. IX No. 40 - Thursday   December 16 - Friday December 31, 2010
Arts - Entertainment & It
Health & Wellbeing
Eating Out& Entertainment
Mail Bag
Around Town
Travel & Tourism
Long Live His Majesty The King 2010
Long Live Her Majesty Queen Sirikit 2010
About Us
Current Movies in Chiangmai's Cinemas
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 Chiang Mai honors HM the King
on his birthday

Governor of Chiang Mai M.L. Panadda Diskul is joined by government and military officials, Consuls and Honorary Consuls, distinguished guests, students and local residents to pay their respects and honor HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the anniversary of his 83rd birthday on December 5, 2010 at Chiang Mai University Convention Center.  (Photo by Shana Kongmun)

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Season’s Greetings!

Whether you have a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or simply Happy New Year, the Chiang Mai Mail offers our readers our best wishes for joyous holidays this festive season.

The 15th ASEAN University Games in Chiang Mai

The Chiang Mai Mail is proud to be working together with Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Mass Communication and participants in the 15th ASEAN University Games in producing the daily English language news covering the day’s events. Visiting sports men and women will be able to access daily schedules, photos and events in the paper which will also be published online as a PDF file on www.chiangmai-mail.com. Additional information can be found at the Games site: www.thai2010aug.com/

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Latest News
Santa Claus is coming to town
Dhevo Rohana: End of Buddhist Lent
Fallen Lampang soldier returns home
Book Review

Lampang ceramics fair promoted Lampang industry

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Oregano: Restaurant of the Year

It seems appropriate in the last issue for 2010/2553 (and my final review for quite a while) to select a handful or so of – to use an impossible word – ‘best’ eating places in Chiang Mai. These personal suggestions are better termed ‘personal favourites’ from among the scores of dining places I have visited in the past months.

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Chefs raise half a million baht
for cancer research

In a spectacular extravaganza of gourmet food, prepared by Chefs from five leading 5 star hotels, Chiang Mai residents raised half a million baht to go to the Genetic Cancer Research Centre at Chulalongkorn Hospital which is working to improve diagnosis with molecular genetic techniques and improved testing methods and treatment.

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Around Town

CMU Uplands Program researchers aid farmers

Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Agriculture works in cooperation with Hohenheim University in Stuttgart, Germany to run a master’s and doctoral program for research into mountainous agricultural practices.

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Governor ML Panadda Disakul, Boonlert Buranupakorn, President of Chiang Mai PAO (not shown), and Chiang Mai Mayor Tassanai Buranupakorn hosted a reception party for Miss Thailand 2010 Kritchakorn Hormboonyasak at the Rati Lanna Riverside Spa Resort in Chiang Mai recently.

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