• 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.
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  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Doi Suthep – making 'backward progress'
    At first, the spokesperson of the Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network, Bunnaroth Buaklee, called it “backward progress”. And now, as the administration of the Court of Justice has resolved to move the disputed compound to Chiang Rai province, the situation has become even more frustrating for the Network in the absence of any details on what would be done with the compound.
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  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    Group demands removal of court-owned properties on Doi Suthep
    THE resolution to build a new office and residences for the Court of Appeals Region 5 in Chiang Rai has nothing to do with the demand to remove the court properties that are already encroaching on the pristine forest on Doi Suthep, a representative of the Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network said yesterday.
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  • 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.
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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.
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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.
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  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:40
    NGO groups from eight provinces to join massive Doi Suthep protest
    Activists from leading non-governmental organisations from eight northern provinces will next month join a massive protest against the residences for judges on Doi Suthep.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
    Doi Suthep network warns of protests
    A CHIANG MAI citizens group yesterday threatened to stage a large demonstration next month if nothing was done by then to restore the land housing a luxury housing project on Doi Suthep Mountain to its original state.
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 10:51
    Doi Suthep group converts protest rally into prayer meet for footballers
    A group of Chiang Mai people and environmentalists on Saturday cancelled their rally against justice officials occupying controversial residences and instead prayed for the 12 young footballers and their coach who have gone missing in a Chiang Rai cave.
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  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:07
    Protest stepped up as Doi Suthep residents show no sign of moving
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network is to step up its protests over the contentious housing project built on the forested slopes of the sacred mountain.
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  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court asked to halt Doi Suthep building
    THE DOI SUTHEP Forest Reclamation Network will today ask the Court of Appeals Region 5 to stop the ongoing construction at the controversial site that is now labelled “No Man’s Land”.
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  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:27
    Doi Suthep estate to be ringed with ‘No Man’s Land’ signs
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network said it would post “No Man’s Land” signs on the Chiang Mai mountain on Monday afternoon marking the perimeter of the controversial housing estate built for members of the Courts of Justice.
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  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court residences mountain site at risk from natural disasters: experts
    THERE ARE significant risks of natural disasters at the controversial site where court officials’ residences are being built at the foot of Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep Mountain, a team of experts has concluded after a site inspection.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Network vows protests if court staff don’t vacate houses
    THE DOI Suthep Forest Reclamation Network yesterday called for the Courts of Justice to return 45 houses and nine flats in the controversial housing project built on the forested slopes of Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep to the Treasury Department. The request also entails eviction of 30 families who have recently moved into the properties.
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  • Sun, 27 May 2018 17:30
    Reforestation kicks off on Doi Suthep
    Reforestation is underway to return to its former state the sacred mountainous forest area of Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai province after weeks of headlines over a controversial housing project being built for judges and court staff.
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