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Vol. XIII No.10 - Sunday May 18, 2014 - Saturday May 31, 2014

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Update by Natrakorn Paewsoongnern

Earthquake in Chiang Rai claims one life

Dams reported to be safe

Chiang Rai suffered heavy damage from the May 5 earthquake but aftershocks have begun to lessen as residents clean up from the damage.

An earthquake centered in Phan District in Chiang Rai caused major damage in Chiang Rai province and claimed one life when the walls of a house collapsed on its resident. The National Disaster Warning Center and Seismological Bureau of the Thai Meteorological Department reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Chiang Rai at 6.08 p.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Mae O sub-district, Phan district, Chiang Rai (19.71 N, 99.79 E) causing damage to buildings, roads, power, and communication systems in a 24-kilometre radius in Phan, Muang, Mae Lao, Mae Suai, and Wiang Pa Pao districts. The US Geological Survey listed the magnitude at 6.0.

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Royal relief packages for earthquake victims from the Rajaprajanugroh Foundation

The Rajaprajanugroh Foundation under Royal Patronage distributed royal relief packages to 2,500 families in the affected areas of Phan and Mae Suai District in Chiang Rai after the province was hit by a 6.3 earthquake (the USGS recorded it as a 6.0) on May 5, 2014.

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Chiang Mai celebrates the coronation of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Labor groups submit petition for equal rights for migrant workers
Immigration cracks down on border runners
Mae Chaem villagers to get permanent check dams
City Pillar Festival will be held from May 25 – June 1
City provides free medical checkups for residents

Totally Tropical at La Salsa Beach

The Promenada Resort Mall is continuing to strive to its goal of providing family friendly, fun and exciting events at the mall with the La Salsa Beach series of parties held during April and May.

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Quirky Pics >>

Jonathan said, “Be sure and bring your favorite food along while you enjoy a massage!”

 Arts - Entertainment
Beauty revealed: Thai Impressionist Sontorn Suwanhem at 137 Pillars House

137 Pillars House latest art exhibition features Impressionist oil paintings by Ajarn Sontorn Suwanhem. “This series of exhibitions featuring local artists in our Palette restaurant and in 137 Pillars House create an interesting art space for our guests and visitors, while promoting promising Thai artists,” said Manfred Ilg, General Manager.

Education >>

Boarding as an anthropological field

Zonta distributes scholarships
NARIT awards students in 11th Thai Astronomy Olympiad
Prem kids focus on the issue of water for Earth Day 2014
Lanna Tigers overcome Pattaya United in 5 – 1 victory

Chiang Mai FC are always strong at home with huge support from local fans and this showed in their match against 11th placed Pattaya United FC of the Yamaha League 1 at the 700 Year Stadium on May 4, 2014.


Chiang Mai Bread is owned by local baker, Noo, who started her business last year, supplying bread to restaurants, friends, and neighbours, plus selling her products through her local school. When she decided to take her business to Facebook, in order to target the private market, business really started booming.

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Elephants on the streets in Chiang Mai

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Mr. Jerome Sim (right), General Manager of Khum Phaya Resort and Spa, Centara Boutique Collection, presented donations the hotel has collected for the Korean Ferry Disaster Victims to the President of the Korean Association He is seen here with Dr. Chansiri Suetrong (left) and Mr. Kim Chul Sik (middle) the President of Korean Association in Chiang Mai.




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