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Vol. XIII No.19 - Sunday September 21, 2014 - Saturday October 4, 2014


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CMU Freshy students walk up Doi Suthep

The Annual Freshy Walk up Doi Suthep was held on September 13, 2014 and began with parades from each faculty at CMU and ended with merit making at Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep.

Chiang Mai Mail reporters
Incoming freshmen students joined members of the Chiang Mai University Student Union in the annual “Freshy Walk up Doi Suthep” on September 13, 2013. This annual event, which begins at CMU as thousands of new students gathered for the opening ceremony held by President of Chiang Mai University Assoc. Prof. Dr. Niwet Nantajit and Governor Suriya Prasatbuntitya at the Sala Ang Kaew on campus.
Students then made their way to the Kruba Srivichai Monument where they held a worship ceremony before hiking the 11 kilometers up Doi Suthep to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep to make merit. The annual Freshy Walk, which has been held for many years, is not only to welcome CMU freshmen but also to foster relationships between the seniors and the new students. Students from all faculties sang their faculty song, help each other hike up the mountain and were supported by senior students, rest stops and friendly encouragement.


Kid’s World at Royal Ratchaphruek

Deputy Governor Chana Pangpibul opens the giant box to launch the opening of the 2nd Kid’s World Fair at Royal Park Ratchapruek.

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Kid’s World Year 2 was held at the Royal Park Ratchaphruek from September 10 to 14, 2014 and offered students free entrance for the event. Deputy Governor Chana Pangpibul led the opening ceremony on September 10, 2014 along with Park’s director, Dr. Arnada Niruntrayakul.
The Director said that the fair was held for the first time last year and was such a big success that they decided to repeat the event annually. Last year saw over ten thousand kids visit the Park and it was estimated that this year’s numbers would be equal or higher.
The Royal Park Ratchaphruek wants the Kid’s World fair to give youth the opportunity to learn more about local culture, environment and many other things. This year the fair had a Carnival, Kids Walking Street, concerts, art and craft exhibitions and many other activities. This year more than 20,000 free gifts were given to the kids who visited the park.


Home Pro donates toilets to public schools

Home Pro Chiang Mai San Sai donated fifty-one toilets for four schools; Watsankayom School, Watsansaimuen School, Banmaeyoi (Jian-SomsriWangtongkam) School and Bamsringam School on September 12, 2014. Deputy Governor Navin Sintusa-ard was on hand with Vice Managing Director of Operations Group, Home Product Center Public Co. Ltd. Weeraphan Angsumalin for the donation ceremony. Fifty-one toilets will be installed with a budget of 3.1 million baht.


Honest Thai youth against corruption

Chiang Mai Mail reporters
The Chiang Mai Youth Council and the Chiang Mai Provincial Social Development and Human Security Office launched a project designed to encourage youth to understand corruption in society, develop an understanding of the need for honesty and transparency and combat corruption when they see it.
The project, which was launched on September 2, saw student councils and members of the Chiang Mai Youth Council attend. Students heard lectures and worked together in meetings to create a publicity campaign on Social Cam.
As students learned, corruption directly affects the economic and social stability of the nation and closer attention must be paid to preventing and suppressing corruption. Strengthening the network of people combatting corruption is key students learned, as is cooperation in all sectors, especially among the youth who are the future of the nation.

Student leaders join a project to fight corruption in the government.


HEADLINES [click on headline to view story] :

CMU Freshy students walk up Doi Suthep

Kid’s World at Royal Ratchaphruek

Home Pro donates toilets to public schools

Honest Thai youth against corruption

 


 



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