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200 pigs die in Chaiprakarn farm
September 17, 2020

Authorities have rushed to Chiang Mai’s Chaiprakarn Province, after reports that over 200 pigs have died from unknown causes in one farm. The corpses of the pigs have been destroyed and there is fear that there may be some communicable disease to watch out for. The public health office is now sending teams around the province to ensure that any pork sold is up to standard and not contaminated.

Desperate chef sued by social security for calling office useless
September 17, 2020

A 35 year old chef who used to work at one of Chiang Mai’s leading hotels, is being sued by the social security office for defamation through advertising. The chef had posted on his Facebook page that the office of social security was useless and didn’t help the people, and now the office has filed a complaint against him. After being called to the police station to explain himself, the chef said … Continued

Flash floods warning for next week
September 17, 2020

The irrigation department has announced a warning for all of the fishermen who have caged fish along the banks of the Ping to be on the watch out for some heavy weather which could lead to flash floods over the coming days. The fishermen have been urged to secure their cages and make sure that no damage is done to their cages, by swift moving logs and debris. Monsoon storm Noul is expected to make … Continued

200 pigs die in Chaiprakarn farm
September 17, 2020

Authorities have rushed to Chiang Mai’s Chaiprakarn Province, after reports that over 200 pigs have died from unknown causes in one farm. The corpses of the pigs have been destroyed and there is fear that there may be some communicable disease to watch out for. The public health office is now sending teams around the province to ensure that any pork sold is up to standard and not contaminated.

Desperate chef sued by social security for calling office useless
September 17, 2020

A 35 year old chef who used to work at one of Chiang Mai’s leading hotels, is being sued by the social security office for defamation through advertising. The chef had posted on his Facebook page that the office of social security was useless and didn’t help the people, and now the office has filed a complaint against him. After being called to the police station to explain himself, the chef said … Continued

Flash floods warning for next week
September 17, 2020

The irrigation department has announced a warning for all of the fishermen who have caged fish along the banks of the Ping to be on the watch out for some heavy weather which could lead to flash floods over the coming days. The fishermen have been urged to secure their cages and make sure that no damage is done to their cages, by swift moving logs and debris. Monsoon storm Noul is expected to make … Continued

Clean Air White Paper
May 31, 2019

A ‘White Book’ was published and handed out to all participants who spent the morning listening to a panel of experts in a variety of fields, and the afternoon splitting into smaller groups tasked with proposing and discussing solutions to the myriad of issues faced by the annual pollution crisis.

Clean Air White Paper
May 31, 2019

A ‘White Book’ was published and handed out to all participants who spent the morning listening to a panel of experts in a variety of fields, and the afternoon splitting into smaller groups tasked with proposing and discussing solutions to the myriad of issues faced by the annual pollution crisis.

OfficeMate reveals New Normal Behavior of B2B buyers in light of COVID-19 Widens platform for entrepreneurs to reinforce Online B2B Marketplace
July 8, 2020

OfficeMate, Thailand’s leading business to business (B2B) products and solutions provider, has revealed B2B buyer behavior trends, noting that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the growth of the B2B online purchases. OfficeMate is therefore opening its digital channel for manufacturers, major suppliers, and owners of high-quality B2B product brands to grow their business with OfficeMat … Continued

AIS 5G Thailand Virtual Expo is going big!
June 26, 2020

AIS, Thailand’s largest digital network platform provider is continuing to lead the charge for digital innovation and progress. The mega AIS 5G Thailand Virtual Expo will feature shops selling mobile phones, smart phones, IT related products and online products in what will be the largest event of its kind ever in Thailand. VR technology is integrated into the event, all developed by Thais for Tha … Continued

AIS 5G | Forging Thailand’s recovery join forces to fight and recover the country and create sustainable growth
June 25, 2020

25 June 2020: AIS announced the network vision of the AIS 5G – Forging Thailand’s Recovery to establish 5G in 77 provinces nationwide as a new digital infrastructure of the country, including supporting the driving of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), together with industry leaders in all sectors to drive the economy, society, and sustainable development. Mr. Somchai Lertsutthiwong, Chief Execu … Continued

Mosque causes panic by falsely accusing a Burmese immigrant of potentially carrying virus
September 9, 2020

Rumours of an illegal immigrant who had Covid and was seen at a local mosque are untrue, says the Chiang Mai committee for communicable diseases in a joint statement with the municipality. The announcement was made yesterday to correct this misinformation by explaining that a Thai national, 29, who regularly travels between Chiang Mai and Bangkok and who had indeed visited a mosque on Chang Klan R … Continued

Governor insists no one has tested positive, in spite of rumours
August 18, 2020

Rumours have been spreading across the city after a group of Malaysian tourists arrived in Chiang Mai as well as news of the arrest of 43 migrant workers, for fear of the return of the virus. Today Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat came out to calm fears by telling reporters that while there have been some Malaysian tourists who have arrived, with one woman having been in contact with a known patient … Continued

Avoid complacency to prevent COVID-19 second wave
July 9, 2020

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has said that the first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand has come to an end, but we must continue to keep the guard up by strictly observing the basic rules of hygiene. Dr. Anupong Sujariyakul, an expert from the ministry’s Preventive Medicine, Department of Disease Control, said that there have been no new local COVID-19 cases for 44 consecutive days. … Continued

Tourists heading to Doi Inthanon in anticipation of cool weather
September 14, 2020

As we head towards the tail end of the rainy season and look forward to the changes the cool season will bring, tourists are already beginning to flock to destinations which are traditionally associated with winters. Chom Thong, in Doi Inthanon, is one crowd favourite which has already seen crowds, and traffic, as those go to see the seas of mist over the lush green steps of paddy feilds which are … Continued

Songkran substitution holiday starting today
September 4, 2020

Just in case some of you missed it, the 4th September 2020 and 7th September 2020 are substitute holidays for Songkran festival. This means that Chiang Mai is going to get super busy with out of towners descending to put their baht in our much needed pockets. Have fun and stay safe. PS. Lest you were about to head to the moat with your water gun…don’t. It’s not that kind of Songkran.

Hero award for Sky Doctors
September 3, 2020

Thai Sky Doctors from Maharaj Chiang Mai hospital received the Hero Award from Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnviraku for their tireless work in helping patients in the medical region 1. Cheodpongs Panya, a member of the Sky Doctor team, which Citylife has featured, said that the team is on standby at all times to evacuate those in urgent medical needs from the remotes … Continued

200 pigs die in Chaiprakarn farm
September 17, 2020

Authorities have rushed to Chiang Mai’s Chaiprakarn Province, after reports that over 200 pigs have died from unknown causes in one farm. The corpses of the pigs have been destroyed and there is fear that there may be some communicable disease to watch out for. The public health office is now sending teams around the province to ensure that any pork sold is up to standard and not contaminated.

Desperate chef sued by social security for calling office useless
September 17, 2020

A 35 year old chef who used to work at one of Chiang Mai’s leading hotels, is being sued by the social security office for defamation through advertising. The chef had posted on his Facebook page that the office of social security was useless and didn’t help the people, and now the office has filed a complaint against him. After being called to the police station to explain himself, the chef said … Continued

Flash floods warning for next week
September 17, 2020

The irrigation department has announced a warning for all of the fishermen who have caged fish along the banks of the Ping to be on the watch out for some heavy weather which could lead to flash floods over the coming days. The fishermen have been urged to secure their cages and make sure that no damage is done to their cages, by swift moving logs and debris. Monsoon storm Noul is expected to make … Continued

Foreign man injured by falling metal from truck
July 23, 2020

Earlier today the Ruamjai Foundation were alerted to an accident involving a foreign man. On arrival at the Patan Bridge, they found a 45-50 year old foreign national sitting by the side of the road with a severe wound sliced into his leg. He was rushed to Ram hospital where he is being treated. According to Sriwittaya Sasdi, 40, the driver of a lorry, he was driving under the tunnel with his truc … Continued

Mains water to be shut in San Pranet
July 21, 2020

The Waterworks Authority has announced that tonight and tomorrow night will see Some areas in Sansai without water. Between 10pm and 5am tonight and tomorrow night (21st and 22nd July) mains water will be shut off in San Pranet sub-district of Sansai. There may be some neighbour if areas affected.

Robber clean out teachers’ home
June 9, 2020

Hod police say they arrested a 41 year old man they have named only as Tae, accused of robbing a house belonging to a teacher in Hod district. Two female teachers reported to police that someone had broken into their teachers’ accommodation and stolen many personal items. Police tracked the CCTV footage to Tae who was found in possession of 4,300 baht in cash and a long list of items ranging from … Continued

Mosque causes panic by falsely accusing a Burmese immigrant of potentially carrying virus
September 9, 2020

Rumours of an illegal immigrant who had Covid and was seen at a local mosque are untrue, says the Chiang Mai committee for communicable diseases in a joint statement with the municipality. The announcement was made yesterday to correct this misinformation by explaining that a Thai national, 29, who regularly travels between Chiang Mai and Bangkok and who had indeed visited a mosque on Chang Klan R … Continued

Hero award for Sky Doctors
September 3, 2020

Thai Sky Doctors from Maharaj Chiang Mai hospital received the Hero Award from Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnviraku for their tireless work in helping patients in the medical region 1. Cheodpongs Panya, a member of the Sky Doctor team, which Citylife has featured, said that the team is on standby at all times to evacuate those in urgent medical needs from the remotes … Continued

Governor insists no one has tested positive, in spite of rumours
August 18, 2020

Rumours have been spreading across the city after a group of Malaysian tourists arrived in Chiang Mai as well as news of the arrest of 43 migrant workers, for fear of the return of the virus. Today Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat came out to calm fears by telling reporters that while there have been some Malaysian tourists who have arrived, with one woman having been in contact with a known patient … Continued

Chiang Mai police want to keep young people safe this Valentine’s day
February 14, 2020

CityNews – 14th February 2020, The police have served notice that they will be keeping an eye on Valentine’s Day celebrations that might expose young people to illegal activities such as under-age drinking, prostitution, drugs, lewdness or assault. The message is clear: if your business is having an event to celebrate this day of love, make sure that you comply with the necessary laws and regulati … Continued

e-Driver license is to be eligible as of Sep 20th
September 17, 2019

CityNews – According to Land Traffic Act, B.E. 2562, the electronic driver license will be eligible starting on September 20th. It will be accessible via DLT Smart Licence application. The traffic police emphasises that drivers are required to display their driver’s license, either the physical card or the electronic license, which must be displayed via the DLT application only. If the driver refu … Continued

Police warn of scam call demanding compensation from fake accident
September 12, 2019

CityNews – Maejo Police have warned the public against a scammer claiming to be the police. The warning follows a post on Facebook by an unnamed woman who received a phone call from the number 084-025-4827. The caller said there had been an accident with her son, claiming that they were at the scene with a rescue team. The woman stated that the background noise was convincing with sirens and traff … Continued

7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย
July 15, 2020

วัดพระพุทธบาทสุทธาวาส จ. ลำปาง และแล้วฤดูฝนก็มาถึงเมืองเหนืออย่างสมบูรณ์แบบ ช่วงเวลานี้คงไม่มีอะไรที่ดีไปกว่าการได้พาตัวเองออกมาสูดอากาศเย็นๆ ท่ามกลางบรรยากาศสีเขียวขจีที่รายล้อม ก็เลยอยากชวนไปใช้ชีวิตช้าๆ ในเมืองน่ารัก กับ 7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย ที่นอกจากจะได้ชมทะเลหมอก โอบกอดธรรมชาติ ยังได้นั่งรถม้าเยี่ยมชมชุมชนเล็กๆ แวะทานอาหารมื้ออร่อย จิบกาแฟกลิ่ … Continued

Citylife Garden Fair funds helping to educate migrants
May 20, 2020

Since 2005, Citylife Chiang Mai has been holding annual or biannual Citylife Garden Fairs, to raise money for mainly local charities and foundations. The one day event, traditionally held in November has raised countless millions of baht for various organisations and projects over the years. We checked in with Partners Relief & Development’s SEED Migrant Training Center Project here in Chiang … Continued

Life training: teaching orphans to make air purifiers and other life skills
May 5, 2020

On April 28th when the air quality in Doi Saket was in the purple very unhealthy zone, 10 teenage boys sat on mats spread on the floor at the House of Hope Orphanage and watched intensely as Sippawut ‘Knot’ Chaengsri, sitting on the opposite side of a low table, assembled an air purifier from locally purchased components. Knot began this training by explaining the dangers of PM 2.5 to their lungs … Continued

Citylife Joins TAT Tour of Nakhon Sawan
December 4, 2017

Nakhon Sawan hits high season as travelers flock to the city to experience the exotic activities they have on offer. Citylife takes a trip to see what new is on offer this year and spy out the best spots in the province that can’t be missed.

Chiang Mai Welcomes a VR Experince
October 19, 2017

On October 17, the VR Cafe located in Chang Klan invited a number of press outlets to experience and promote their brand new VR cafe, equipped with top of the range VR equipment for all ages to enjoy.

Heavenly Culture, World Pace, Restoration of Light
August 24, 2016

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is a global organization found in South Korea by Chairman Man Hee Lee, that is committed to spreading world peace through their Legislate Peace Campaign. HWPL and it’s three years of community support from all over the world hope to pass the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) to the United Nations, an enforceable law that would preserve human rights by refraining States from using military force that would, in turn, impact another’s political independence and freedom.

7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย
July 15, 2020

วัดพระพุทธบาทสุทธาวาส จ. ลำปาง และแล้วฤดูฝนก็มาถึงเมืองเหนืออย่างสมบูรณ์แบบ ช่วงเวลานี้คงไม่มีอะไรที่ดีไปกว่าการได้พาตัวเองออกมาสูดอากาศเย็นๆ ท่ามกลางบรรยากาศสีเขียวขจีที่รายล้อม ก็เลยอยากชวนไปใช้ชีวิตช้าๆ ในเมืองน่ารัก กับ 7 เส้นทาง ใน 2 เมือง ‘ยลลำปางพลัสลำพูน’ กับการท่องเที่ยวแห่งประเทศไทย ที่นอกจากจะได้ชมทะเลหมอก โอบกอดธรรมชาติ ยังได้นั่งรถม้าเยี่ยมชมชุมชนเล็กๆ แวะทานอาหารมื้ออร่อย จิบกาแฟกลิ่ … Continued

เชียงใหม่จัดยิ่งใหญ่ จุดเทียนถวายอาลัย พสกนิกรกว่า 3.5 หมื่นร่วมพิธี ล้นอุทยานหลวงฯ
November 3, 2016

วันที่ 2 พ.ย.59 เวลา 18.39 น. ที่ลานหน้าหอคำหลวง อุทยานหลวงราชพฤกษ์ จังหวัดเชียงใหม่ ม.ล.ปนัดดา ดิศกุล รัฐมนตรีประจำสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี ร่วมกับประชาชนชาวเชียงใหม่กว่า 35,000 คน นำโดย นายปวิณ ชำนิประศาสน์ ผู้ว่าราชการจังหวัดเชียงใหม่ จัดพิธีจุดเทียนถวายอาลัยพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช โดยพสกนิกรชาวเชียงใหม่ทั้งหมดที่มาร่วมพิธียืนเต็มทั้งลานราษฎร์รักบาท (บริเวณหน้าหอคำหลวง) และลานราชพฤกษ์ ซึ่งจุคนได้ราว 20,000 คน รวมทั้งเต็มลานต้นโพธิ์แห่งความจงรักษ์ภักดี

ทางแยกแม่โจ้: Maejo Junction and Ping River Expansion
August 6, 2015

ใครๆที่ได้ขับรถผ่านแยกแม่โจ้ บนถนนซุปเปอร์ไฮเวย์ ไม่นานมานี้ อาจสังเกตเห็นว่าไหล่ทางที่เคยเรียงรายไปด้วยต้นมะฮอกกะนีสูงใหญ่นั้น ปัจจุบันมีแต่รถแทรกเตอร์จอดระเกะระกะเต็มไปหมด สำหรับพวกเราส่วนมาก นี่เป็นเพียงสิ่งผ่านตาเราไปโดยไม่ได้รับความใส่ใจ แต่สำหรับชาวบ้านในละแวกนั้นแล้ว โครงการก่อสร้างครั้งนี้จะมีผลกระทบต่อวิถีชีวิตของพวกเขาอย่างหลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้ บริษัทเชียงใหม่ คอนสตรัคชัน ได้เซ็นสัญญากับกรมทางหลวงเพื่อที่จะขุดอุโมงค์ขนาด 6 เลน ใต้แยกแม่โจ้ และขยายถนนซุปเปร์ไฮเวย์ เป็น 10 เลน ไปเป็นที่เรียบร้อยแล้ว