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Vol. XIII No.18 - Sunday September 7, 2014 - Saturday September 20, 2014


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Education
 

Big Hug Big Smile encourages youth against drugs

The Big Hug Big Smile anti –drugs event was held at Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport for three days in a bid to educate youth on the dangers of drug use and provide counseling on STDs.

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The Big Hug Big Smile event was held at the Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport from August 19 – 21, 2014 by the Department of Tourism in conjunction with the Tourism Council of Thailand, Chiang Mai office, and the Thai Promotion Association Chiang Mai.
The event was held to provide education and counseling for teens, including showing youth the power of positive action against perpetrators of all kinds; to prevent drug trafficking and the spread of drug use among youth. There were also exhibitions and counseling sessions for students on love in school and on sexually transmitted diseases from Mplus.
There were also dance performances, a Miss Queen Big Hug Big Smile Contest and a mini –concert from the popular Thai band Mild. Somchai Maichundang, Deputy Director-General of Department of Tourism presided over the opening ceremony that was held on August 20 at 1:30 p.m. and met with Miss Queen Big Hug Big Smile.


Wichai Witthaya Bilingual School and Pinkanakorn plant trees

President of Wichai Witthaya School Metin Askan waters the tree just planted by the Director of Pinkanakorn Development Agency Dr. Sarawut Srisakun.

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160 students planted 150 trees on the 326 rai grounds of the Chiang Mai International Convention Center on August 20, 2014. The event, organized by Wichai Witthaya Bilingual School and the Pinkanakorn Development Agency, was held to honor HM Queen Sirikit for her birthday on August 12, 2014.
The tree planting was also held to encourage youth to conserve natural resources and to understand the importance of protecting the environment. In addition the area benefited by seeing more green space added to the city. Dr. Sarawut Srisakun and President of Wichai Witthaya Bilingual School Metin Askan joined students and colleagues in planting the trees.


National Science & Technology Fair a huge success

More than 850,000 visitors

Chiang Mai Mayor Tussanai Buranupakorn and students from 11 Chiang Mai Municipal schools were some of the many who joined the event getting a great opportunity to learn more about science and technology first hand.

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The 2014 National Science & Technology Fair was a resounding success seeing more than 850,000 visitors to the International Convention & Exhibition Center from August 12 – 28, 2014. This is the first time that a regional fair has topped more than 850,000 visitors and Governor Suriya Prasatbuntitya was joined by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Weerapong Pairsuwan, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Science and Technology for Science and Technology Minister; and Sakorn Chanapaithoon, Vice President and Acting President of National Science Museum of Thailand (NSM) in offering their congratulations on such a success.
The very popular Ice Age Exhibit and Dinosaur Exhibit will be moved to the National Science Museum of Thailand in Pathum Thani for visitors who missed the Fair until December 2014.


School receives donation for dorms and bedding

Students at the Ban Na Mon School in Wiang Haeng District of Chiang Mai received a donation of 800,000 baht form Aioi Bangkok Insurance recently. The donation will be used by the school to build new dormitories and purchase new bedding sets for the students. Narong Supanurat, Senior Vice President; Intouch Wongwaiyakhajorn, Assistant Director; Yuichiro Imaizumi, Senior Executive Coordinator; and Takayuki Sawafuji Senior Executive Coordinator took part in the donation ceremony at the school.


Payap students pay respects to their teachers

Payap University held their annual first semester ceremony where students pay their respects and show gratitude towards their teachers on August 21, 2014 t the Leviniti Meeting Room at Payap University. The annual ceremony was presided over by Asst. Prof. Dr. Sompan Wongdee, President of Payap University and was organized by the Payap University Student Organization as part of an ages old tradition in Thailand.


Music Contest for Youth Against Drugs

2nd annual Khuang La-on competition

The Seranee Band took first place at the 2nd Khuang La-on music contest that was held in San Kamphaeng on August 16 as part of a project to deter youth from drug use.

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The 2nd annual Khuang La-on music contest for Thai Youth Against Drugs, as part of the To Be Number One project of HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya was held in San Kamphaeng on August 16, 2014 in conjunction with the Chiang Mai Provincial Social Development and Human Security Office together with Chiang Mai Children and Youth Council.
The competition saw eleven teams compete for the top prize of 10,000 baht. Seranee Band took first prize in the competition that was held to give youth the opportunity to reach their full potential and avoid drugs. Second place went to the Lanna Polytechnic Band, and third place went to the Heirs of King Kawila Band. Seranee Band will get the chance to perform a mini-concert at the National Youth Day events that will be held in Chiang Mai on September 21. There was also a dance contest that saw 16 teams take part and many other activities that drew many young people to the show.


HEADLINES [click on headline to view story] :

Big Hug Big Smile encourages youth against drugs

Wichai Witthaya Bilingual School and Pinkanakorn plant trees

National Science & Technology Fair a huge success

School receives donation for dorms and bedding

Payap students pay respects to their teachers

Music Contest for Youth Against Drugs

 


 



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