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Vol. XIII No.8 - Sunday April 20, 2014 - Saturday May 3, 2014

Arts - Entertainment
Life at 33 1/3
Ask Emma
Book Review
Bridge in Paradise
Business - Travel - Tourism
Community Happenings
Doctor's Consultation
Dining Out & Recipes
Life in Chiang Mai
Mail Bag
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Money Matters
On the Grapevine
Quirky Pics
Real Estate
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Under The Spotlight
Daily Horoscope
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Update by Natrakorn Paewsoongnern

Splashdown! Chiang Mai celebrates Songkran

Tourists flocked to Chiang Mai for the Songkran New Year Festival.

Tourists flocked to Chiang Mai starting on the weekend before the official Songkran holiday festival of April 13 – 15, 2014. Hotel bookings saw at least 80% occupancy city-wide while a total of 250,000 tourists were expected to visit the city. Of these 65% are foreign tourists, an expected 60,000 Chinese tourists were in the city. Thai visitors made up 35% of the visitors, up from Songkran last year. Revenues are expected to reach 900 million baht for the holiday.

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Villagers file complaint over condo construction in Faham

Villagers met with Faham City Council members at Wat Langka in Faham Sub-District in Muang Chiang Mai on April 10, 2014 to discuss the construction of the Diamant Condominium in Faham. Villagers allege that the construction project is causing damage to Wat Langka as well as to concrete homes in the area.

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Chiang Mai honors Chakri Day
Public holidays in May
Underpass construction on the Mae Rim road causing dust, traffic jams
Chiang Rai bears the brunt of storm damage
Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister checks forest fire situation
Government discusses traffic systems in Chiang Mai

CMBG networking for local entrepreneurs

Local business people met at the Shangri La Hotel on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 for a business networking meeting held by the Chiang Mai Business Group (CMBG). Held on cooperation with the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) and the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham).

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Quirky Pics >>

Ron saw this on a trip to Pai, given the roads it seems likely!

 Arts - Entertainment
A Midsummer Night’s Musical Delight

The Head of the Music School in Sirimangklanjan Soi 5, Ajaan Santi Saengthong arranged a concert to help some of his recent examinee successes gain confidence and entertain a good-sized audience at the end of March.

Education >>

Boarding as an anthropological field

ASEAN visit for Payap
Biogents donates mosquito traps to Mae Hong Son school
Success on and off the field for hill tribe kids
A triumph for hill tribe junior cricket

The 27th staging of the San Miguel Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes saw the side from Bangladesh, the Walton Cricketeers, win the Cup for the third year in a row, but there is no doubt that it was the Thai junior cricketers, many of them supported by the Hill Tribe Fund, who stole the show this year as they delighted crowds and players alike with their performances.


I have to confess, The Duke’s is my “go to” place for burgers. Every once in a while I am desperate for a burger and sometimes I go eat at one of the restaurants and when I feel lazy or am working late I get it delivered.

The Duke’s More than burgers and pizza

Thank goodness for the rain!

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Stewart (2nd left) celebrates his birthday at River Market with Roger (far left), Dave of River Market (middle), Peter and Peerasan from the Chiang Mai Mail (3rd and 2nd right) and Rupert (far right) on April 8, 2014.




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