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Vol. XIII No.15 - Sunday July 27, 2014 - Saturday August 9, 2014

Arts - Entertainment
Classical Connections
Life at 33 1/3
Ask Emma
Book Review
Bridge in Paradise
Business - Travel - Tourism
Animal Welfare
Care for Dogs
Community Happenings
Doctor's Consultation
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Update by Natrakorn Paewsoongnern

Government tackles songthaew routes

The Chiang Mai Provincial Land Transport Office has reorganized public transport in the city in an attempt to reduce traffic issues.

The Chiang Mai Provincial Land Transport Department has come to an agreement with songthaews and buses that serve the outer areas that they will no longer stop inside the city but will only start and stop at the Chang Puak Bus Station or at the Arcade Station depending on their license. Red songthaews, which number about 2,000, will be the only songthaews allowed to make stops within the city starting August 1, 2014.

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Flood control project includes expanding width of Ping River

The Chiang Mai Flood Control and Protection Project, which has been organized by various government agencies, met recently to discuss the plan to widen the Ping River to its original width in strategic locations along a 90 kilometer stretch.

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Happy Birthday to HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn
Train station fills with CMU freshmen students
High speed train project continued
Opponents of Cable Car project call on Governor to cancel
One way traffic for area around U.S. Consulate
Rainy season continues as strong monsoon expected in August

Ramadan celebrated with a feast

Wichai Wittaya Bilingual School, the first bilingual school established in Chiang Mai in 1996, held a Ramadan dinner for Chiang Mai residents, Muslim, Buddhist and Christian under the theme of love, peace and understanding amongst all people.

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Quirky Pics >>

One of our women readers saw this in the Japanese store Tsuruha and sent it in noting that she was really just too afraid to ask.

 Arts - Entertainment
The World of Song

Musicologist and occasional Chiang Mai Mail columnist JP took an audience of around 30 people on a musical journey to far off places like New York, Austria,

Education >>

Diversity: From America to Thailand

Australian universities woo Thai students
Payap Admissions Fair welcomes interested students
Lamphun Warriors draw 1 -1

Nattapon Charoenporn and Suttipong Thananun of the Lamphun Warriors FC, currently ranked 9th on the Division 2 table, try to steal the ball from Uthaithani FC player, Yunusa Abdulai in the home game played at Sunday, July 13, 2014.


I confess I rarely make it outside of the city when dining out so when friends invited me to join them in Mae Rim at Steak of the Day for dinner one evening I did so with some trepidation.

Steak of the Day in Mae Rim

Kad Suan Kaew Post Office has moved

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Sally Golding (center) held a fundraiser at The Edge Restaurant on Friday, July 18, 2014 to benefit the Thai Foundation for Developing and Supporting Children (FDSC) new center Beacon Center. The new Center will allow FDSC to continue their work helping disadvantaged kids at risk by offering key scholarship and at risk students a home and support for the next 5 years. The center will allow FDSC to expand existing projects as well as act as a central office, and provide a counseling center and activity room. The Edge sold drinks at low cost to help the Foundation in their fundraising efforts. FDSC raised 85,000 baht towards the Center. More information here:




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