• Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    Doi Suthep housing opponents want May agreement honoured
    THE DOI SUTHEP Forest Reclamation Network on Tuesday lit more than 500 candles at Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai city, saying the protest reflected the light in people’s hearts against the dark shadow the regional court’s housing project had cast over the revered mountain.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:09
    Chiang Mai citizens unfazed by lawsuits over judges’ housing
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network has raised funds for a prominent member facing defamation suits and insists the legal challenges will not hamper its fight against the housing estate for judges and judicial staff built on the slopes of the mountain in Chiang Mai.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:30
    Chiang Mai police hunt banner culprit
    Police on Wednesday morning searched the house of a leading protester against the controversial housing estate for appeal court officials at the foot of Doi Suthep mountain in Chiang Mai, looking for evidence of last week's banners.
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  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:00
    Chiang Mai banners expose court names
    Banners revealing the names of appeal court officials who live at the controversial housing estate at the foot of forested Doi Suthep mountain were found in Chiang Mai on Thursday morning.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 02:00
    No decision yet on court buildings in Doi Suthep forest
    IT IS STILL unclear whether the buildings, initially planned as residences for court officials and judges, in Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep forestland will be torn down in response to calls from environmentalists.
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  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Court housing has to go, Chiang Mai rally says
    THE DOI Suthep Forest Reclamation Network yesterday issued a statement demanding the government expedite the removal of court properties allegedly encroaching on protected woodland on the Chiang Mai mountain.
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  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 11:23
    Chiang Mai rallies for mountain ‘sanctuary’
    Green ribbons reappeared around urban Chiang Mai on Sunday as the Network to Reclaim Doi Suthep Forest stepped up its campaign to have housing units built for court officials removed from the side of the mountain.
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  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 15:58
    Two activists walk 100km to join Chiang Mai protest over court housing
    An environmentalist and a monk walked 100 kilometres from Chiang Mai’s Chiang Dao district to Muang district to join a protest planned Sunday against the new court office and residences that have been built on Doi Suthep.
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  • 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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