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  • September 22, 2016 1:00 am

    Chiang Mai dyke and the patronage that still floods Thai society

    Thai social media is abuzz with photos of the opening ceremony for a new floodwall in Chiang Mai. The photos show locals gathered beneath a large signboard depicting a smiling face and captioned “Mae Pongphan Pattana” (Mother Pongphan Development). The “smiling mother” is Pongphan Chan-o-cha, who also presided over the opening ceremony.

    politics
  • September 2, 2016 4:13 pm

    Two more Zika virus cases detected in Chiang Mai

    The northern province of Chiang Mai's San Sai district found two more Zika virus patients Friday, bringing the number of infected people found there to nine.

    breakingnews
  • August 19, 2016 7:37 pm

    Saranporn Wins in Chiang Mai After Play-off

    Phuket’s teenage Saranporn Langkulgasettrin shot a crucial 18-foot birdie to win the three-way play-off in the final round of the 8 th Singha-SAT Thai LPGA Championship presented by Toyota at the par 72 6,295 yard Mae Jo Golf Club and Resort in Chiang Mai on Friday.

    sports
  • August 16, 2016 6:15 pm

    Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Tak warned of heavy rains

    The Meteorological Department Tuesday warned residents in the North, particularly in the provinces of Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Tak, of severe conditions due to continuous and heavy rain during this period and another round of downpours from Thursday to Saturday.

    breakingnews
  • August 16, 2016 4:42 pm

    Chiang Mai people rally to protect ‘last green space’

    Hundreds of Chiang Mai people Monday rallied at the centre of Chiang Mai city in a rare show of unity among citizens of all political hues to protest a development project that would destroy nine rai of public green space.

    national
  • August 7, 2016 9:39 am

    Yaowapa votes in Chiang Mai

    Yaowapa Wongsawat, a sister of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and a former Pheu Thai MP, voted at the polling station No 6 in Chiang Mai's Mueang district.

    breakingnews
  • August 5, 2016 1:00 am

    Bail denied for Chiang Mai 11

    THE MILITARY court in Chiang Mai province yesterday rejected a bail request from 11 suspects, including top politicians from the province, who face charges for allegedly distributing letters containing “distorted” information about the draft charter.

    politics
  • August 3, 2016 6:33 pm

    More evidence being gathered in cases against Chiang Mai officials

    Police are gathering additional evidence over ‘distortion’ of the charter draft before filing charges against 11 suspects with the Chiang Mai military court, Police Region 5 commissioner Pol Lt-General Thanitsak Theerasawat said Wednesday.

    breakingnews
  • July 27, 2016 1:00 am

    Top Chiang Mai official suspended in draft probe

    PM uses Article 44 to speed up inquiry into Buranupakorn Family, Pheu Thai politicians

    politics
  • July 26, 2016 4:13 pm

    Chiang Mai PAO president suspended from duty

    Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha has invoked Article 44 of the interim charter to suspend Chiang Mai Provincial Administrative Organisation president Bunlert Buranupakorn from duty.

    breakingnews
  • May 31, 2016 3:37 pm

    Renewable energy firm IFEC expands into Chiang Mai luxury hospitality

    Inter Far East Energy Corporation Plc (IFEC), a renewable energy firm, has projected a new revenues breakdown, 15 per cent of which is expected to come from its hotel business Dhara Dhevi after completing a takeover last year.

    business
  • May 26, 2016 1:00 am

    Japanese man arrested over alleged molestation of boys in Chiang Mai

    A 49-YEAR-OLD Japanese man accused of raping and molesting boys under 15 was arrested at his rented apartment in Chiang Mai’s Muang district yesterday morning. It was suspected he had molested at least 16 boys.

    national