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Traditional medicine gets support from Rajabhat University

Thai Traditional Medicine will get a boost from Rajabhat Universities around the country after Chancellors from 7 different schools signed an MoU to collaborate on developing it.

Chiang Mai Mail reporters
Chiang Rai Rajabhat University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with six Rajabhat Universities around the nation to collaborate academically on Thai Traditional medicine.
Asst. Prof Dr. Todsapol Arreenij, the Chancellor of Chiang Rai Rajabhat University with the Chancellors of 6 Rajabhat Universities; Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, Surindra Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Muban Chombueng Rajabhat University, and Yala Rajabhat University at Chiang Rai Rajabhat University on November 30, 2013.
The MoU will see the universities collaborate on supporting and promoting academic research into Thai Traditional Medicine and expire after one year only if cancelled.
Parties will work together to form a Consortium of Deans of Thai Traditional Medicine, Rajabhat University which will be responsible for setting policy, direction and plan projects for the development of Thai Traditional Medicine.
Parties will cooperate to support the policies, personnel, budget, and facilities to support the meeting of the consortium for Deans of Thai Traditional Medicine, they will push the Commission Higher Education to support the project and develop traditional medicine and herbs in the ASEAN community.


CMIS says you can’t take it with you!

The CMIS Theater Arts Department staged the popular comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” on November 29, 30 and December 1 at the school auditorium. The play centers on the unconventional and quirky Sycamore family, and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter’s fiancÚ arrives with his prim and proper parents for an introductory dinner on the wrong night. Students performed in the play to a large crowd of parents and supporters. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)


A Community affair

The second Annual Prem Charity Car Boot Sale

Students not only helped sell goods but took part in a mural making effort with artist Christopher Robinson.

By Joy Huss
Another successful Car Boot Sale has come and gone. This year’s weather and setting couldn’t have been better. Stretching from the Traidhos Cooking Academy to the end of the football field under the canopy of Prem’s hallmark rain trees and background Christmas music, the well-attended event hosted a wonderful variety of goods for our visitors to enjoy a morning of shopping, eating and bargain hunting.
Not only did this year’s Car Boot Sale have tasty food, second-hand goods and handicraft vendors, but also new highlights including a visit by Santa, and the games hosted by the Prem Charities, created a fun and festive atmosphere. I have to say my favourite booth was the Community mural-making effort facilitated by Chiang Mai resident artist Christopher Robinson. What a great work he created on a large 4 metre by 2 metre canvas depicting Thai temples and temple dogs. Everyone at the magical morning was invited to add his or her personal touch to the masterpiece. The completed mural will hang at the Prem Tinsulanonda International School.
Prem’s student-led programmes - Hand to Paw Temple Dog Outreach, Beans for Dreams and Village School Support Fund (VSSF) - are the three recipients from this year’s charity event and we truly appreciate everyone who participated and came out to support us!


Students ‘Poke the World’ and save energy

Chiang Mai Mail reporters
The Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Education launched a program at Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Center on November 29, 2013 to educate and convince students on the importance of saving energy. Titled “The Power of ideas pokes the world” project launch was presided over by Chiang Mai Deputy Governor Chana Paengpibul among students from schools around Chiang Mai.
The project aims to push awareness of energy security, the importance of conserving energy and teaching students how to correctly use energy and save on energy. The competition was divided into two levels; Prathomsuksa and Mathayomsuksa with over 1,500 schools across the country taking part. The winners of each district will then go on to regional and finally national levels where the winning students will see 2 million baht in scholarship, the awards ceremony will be held at Government House in August 2014.

The Ministry of Energy is working in conjunction with the Ministry of Education to educate students on the importance of saving energy and rewarding innovative students with 2 million baht in scholarships.


HEADLINES [click on headline to view story] :

Traditional medicine gets support from Rajabhat University

CMIS says you can’t take it with you!

A Community affair

Students ‘Poke the World’ and save energy