• Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:24
    Major rally on Aug 26 to ‘reclaim Doi Suthep’
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network along with its allies will hold a major rally in Chiang Mai on August 26 to demand that buildings in Doi Suthep’s pristine forest be demolished.
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:19
    Courts to move disputed residences from Doi Suthep to Chiang Rai
    The Judicial Administration Commission has decided to use a land plot in Chiang Rai to build the Appeals Court Region 5 office and residences for judges and officials, and to this bring an end to the Doi Suthep row.
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:17
    Slain teen activist’s family demands investigation for ‘missing’ tapes
    The family of a teenage ethnic Lahu activist killed at a Chiang Mai military checkpoint last year wants to know what happened to CCTV camera recordings from the scene, the existence of which the Army has officially denied.
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:01
    Mother rages after monk hits boys with broomstick
    A director of a temple school in Chiang Mai has been reported for his use of corporal punishment.
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  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:41
    Doi Suthep defenders ramp up protests for removal of residences
    The “Rak Chiang Mai” community network on Thursday organised four flash mobs at four key locations of Chiang Mai’s Muang district to highlight what they says is a lack of progress in removing controversial buildings at the foot of the “sacred” Doi Suthep mountain.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:24
    AirAsia introduces Chiang Mai-Hanoi flights
    AirAsia has launched from direct flights a week between Chiang Mai and Hanoi.
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:35
    Eighteen injured as pickup flips in Chiang Mai
    Eighteen longan pickers in Chiang Mai were injured on Monday morning when the pickup truck in which they were riding overturned as the driver swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    NBO urged to probe lease of old temple land
    CHIANG MAI’S Lam Chang community is calling on the National Buddhism Office (NBO) to investigate a deal that it believes will see centuries-old temple land turned over to the private sector for commercial gains. The abandoned temple land in Muang district should benefit the public instead of reaping gains for a private company, the residents said.
  • Sun, 05 Aug 2018 16:00
    Fire at Chiang Mai post office
    A fire, suspected to have been caused by a short circuit, broke out on Sunday morning at the one-storey post office building of the San Khamphaeng branch in Chiang Mai province, the local precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Chuwit Kongkaew said.
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  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:19
    Doi Suthep battle plan includes cursing housing site
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network will stage a major protest in Chiang Mai late in August to pressure the Court of Appeals Region 5 to cede the mountainside forestland on which its controversial housing project situates.
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    World’s deadliest roads: The buck stops with top cops
    Nearly every day in Chiang Mai the police set up a roadside block opposite Maya Shipping Centre to check motorbike riders for helmets and/or licences.
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  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Why China’s vaccine scare should worry Thailand too 
    Those who live in Chiang Mai might find it a little strange that, during the past few days, Chinese tourists in large numbers have gathered at the city’s various hospitals – waiting for themselves and their children to be vaccinated against certain diseases.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:03
    35 university students injured in Phrae bus-car crash
    Thirty-five Uttaradit Rajabhat University students were injured when a bus taking them from Rayong to Chiang Mai collided with a car and overturned in a ditch in Phrae on Thursday evening.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    Court rules Lisu teen was shot dead by military officers
    THE CHIANG Mai provincial court ruled yesterday that Lisu ethnic Abe Sae Moo was shot dead by military officers last year, but did not describe the extrajudicial killing by officials as a legitimate act of self-defence.
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    Airports upgrades gain altitude
    EXPANSION plans for Don Mueang and Chiang Mai international airports have cleared a major hurdle for the projects to get under way at a combined cost of Bt53 billion.
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