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Christian foundation says six members with covid were volunteers from third party, deny involvement
July 23, 2021

Chiang Mai Police say that they have issued arrest warrants for 11 people who entered Chiang Mai without checking in on the CM-Chana application. The 11 arrived from Rayong and Phrae provinces and were staying together at Urban house 195 in Suthep area. Six later tested positive. The entire group belonged to the New Vision for Life Foundation, a Christian non-profit based out of Chiang Rai. The fo … Continued

Chiang Mai recalls infected residents from across Thailand to return for treatment
July 23, 2021

As hospital beds in Bangkok and other hot spots fill up with the ill, Chiang Mai province is announcing that all registered Chiang Mai residents are to return home to the province for treatment should they be unable to find hospital beds elsewhere. This is an effort to help alleviate pressure on hospitals and medical professionals in deep red areas. According to the Covid Response centre all regis … Continued

Monk scammed by online seller of ivory carving
July 22, 2021

Chiang Mai police say that they have received a complaint from a 47 year old monk who said that he had gone online recently to purchase a Buddha image made of real ivory. The monk who requested not to be named, told police that he was on Facebook when he came across a post selling a small Buddha amulet ostensibly made of ivory. The item was on sale for 4,500 baht. The seller told the monk that bec … Continued

Christian foundation says six members with covid were volunteers from third party, deny involvement
July 23, 2021

Chiang Mai Police say that they have issued arrest warrants for 11 people who entered Chiang Mai without checking in on the CM-Chana application. The 11 arrived from Rayong and Phrae provinces and were staying together at Urban house 195 in Suthep area. Six later tested positive. The entire group belonged to the New Vision for Life Foundation, a Christian non-profit based out of Chiang Rai. The fo … Continued

Chiang Mai recalls infected residents from across Thailand to return for treatment
July 23, 2021

As hospital beds in Bangkok and other hot spots fill up with the ill, Chiang Mai province is announcing that all registered Chiang Mai residents are to return home to the province for treatment should they be unable to find hospital beds elsewhere. This is an effort to help alleviate pressure on hospitals and medical professionals in deep red areas. According to the Covid Response centre all regis … Continued

Monk scammed by online seller of ivory carving
July 22, 2021

Chiang Mai police say that they have received a complaint from a 47 year old monk who said that he had gone online recently to purchase a Buddha image made of real ivory. The monk who requested not to be named, told police that he was on Facebook when he came across a post selling a small Buddha amulet ostensibly made of ivory. The item was on sale for 4,500 baht. The seller told the monk that bec … 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.

Old Porn Ping will reopen as Meliá Chiang Mai
July 9, 2021

The hotel industry has been hard hit, for obvious reasons this pandemic. It is therefore eyebrow raising to see a number of new hotels opening this past year. In Nimmanhaemin alone there are at least four new hotels which have opened up or under construction. Charoen Prathet Road is also to have a new five star hotel, the Meliá, which will open its doors in the next few months, following years of … Continued

Trailhead Thailand clean up Mae Kuang Reservoir
June 24, 2021

Trailhead Thailand, a tour operator offering mountain biking, hiking and kayaking tours, has, since its inception, supported rural communities as well as environmental projects around Chiang Mai. Despite the challenging conditions in the tourism industry this past year or so, Trailhead Thailand has continued with various projects, from supporting firefighting efforts in the dry season, tree planti … Continued

CGSC raised 100,000 baht to save elephants
June 17, 2021

The Christian German School Chiang Mai (CDSC) raised 100,000 baht from the “Let’s Save the Elephants” donation campaign and handed over the donation to Save Elephants Foundation on the 14th of June, 2021. As the CDSC reports, the school community continues to show that they do not forget those who need help in difficult times. “It’s nice that the support is given not only to the local community, b … Continued

Christian foundation says six members with covid were volunteers from third party, deny involvement
July 23, 2021

Chiang Mai Police say that they have issued arrest warrants for 11 people who entered Chiang Mai without checking in on the CM-Chana application. The 11 arrived from Rayong and Phrae provinces and were staying together at Urban house 195 in Suthep area. Six later tested positive. The entire group belonged to the New Vision for Life Foundation, a Christian non-profit based out of Chiang Rai. The fo … Continued

Chiang Mai recalls infected residents from across Thailand to return for treatment
July 23, 2021

As hospital beds in Bangkok and other hot spots fill up with the ill, Chiang Mai province is announcing that all registered Chiang Mai residents are to return home to the province for treatment should they be unable to find hospital beds elsewhere. This is an effort to help alleviate pressure on hospitals and medical professionals in deep red areas. According to the Covid Response centre all regis … Continued

With no vaccine in sight many are turning to natural remedies
July 22, 2021

Without the arrival of the Covid vaccine on any acceptable scale on the horizon, many are turning to herbal and natural ‘remedies’ to ward off the virus or in an attempt to mitigate its severity. The latest fad is the belief that the Kaempfer (fingerroot) plant is good for boosting the immune system with one small business capitalising on this latest trend, to great success. Mae Rim Police Station … Continued

Startup public pitch for 60,000 baht support
July 14, 2021

Global Startup Hub CNX will be offering 60,000 baht of government subsidy to one clever startup at the upcoming Chiang Mai Startup Pitching event to be held on Chiang Mai Startup Day 2021 “To Show Potential of the Northern Startups” on Saturday 21st August 2021 at One Nimman between 5pm and 9pm. See details in poster.

CMIS invites school to join them in supporting the needy
May 25, 2021

In response to the continued effects of COVID-19, the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition class at Chiang Mai International School gathered supplies (food, hygienic products, etc) from members of their community and coordinated with local authorities to distribute the supplies where they are needed. The group has raised and distributed basic necessities for more than 150 families i … Continued

Calling all Thais eligible to start registering
May 5, 2021

Chiang Mai’s public health office has announced that as of the beginning of this month Thais over 60 as well as those with any of the following diseases – chronic respiratory diseases, heart or blood vessel conditions, chronic kidney failure, stroke, obesity, cancer and diabetes – will be prioritized for receiving the first vaccinations. The registration process began on the 1st of this month and … Continued

Christian foundation says six members with covid were volunteers from third party, deny involvement
July 23, 2021

Chiang Mai Police say that they have issued arrest warrants for 11 people who entered Chiang Mai without checking in on the CM-Chana application. The 11 arrived from Rayong and Phrae provinces and were staying together at Urban house 195 in Suthep area. Six later tested positive. The entire group belonged to the New Vision for Life Foundation, a Christian non-profit based out of Chiang Rai. The fo … Continued

Chiang Mai recalls infected residents from across Thailand to return for treatment
July 23, 2021

As hospital beds in Bangkok and other hot spots fill up with the ill, Chiang Mai province is announcing that all registered Chiang Mai residents are to return home to the province for treatment should they be unable to find hospital beds elsewhere. This is an effort to help alleviate pressure on hospitals and medical professionals in deep red areas. According to the Covid Response centre all regis … Continued

Monk scammed by online seller of ivory carving
July 22, 2021

Chiang Mai police say that they have received a complaint from a 47 year old monk who said that he had gone online recently to purchase a Buddha image made of real ivory. The monk who requested not to be named, told police that he was on Facebook when he came across a post selling a small Buddha amulet ostensibly made of ivory. The item was on sale for 4,500 baht. The seller told the monk that bec … Continued

Three found dead in condo after dramatic police siege
March 8, 2021

Police say that they have discovered the bodies of three people in a luxury condominium, after a two day siege. According to police, a warrant was issued by Phra Khanong Police Station in Bangkok for Sumet Krongwon, 25, after an online scam he set up saw over twenty people lose a total of tens of millions of baht. Police say that Sumet had operated the web site www.monkeylucky44.com where he alleg … Continued

Belligerent 68 year old drunk shoots 38 year old security guard to death
March 1, 2021

On the night of the 27th February police rushed to Koolpunt Ville 9 housing project to find a man had been shot dead. According to residents, Uten Tuihuatung, 68, lived in the compound and was well known to the security guards who would wave at him as he came and went every day. However on the night in question he was allegedly very drunk and drove his vehicle into two barriers by the security gua … Continued

Father confesses to poisoning and killing seven day old baby
September 25, 2020

A 45 year old man has confessed to murdering his seven day old daughter by pouring toilet cleaning fluid down her throat. Following her murder, the man then buried her in an area in a crematorium in Doi Saket. Police made the arrest after the child’s mother reported the matter to the police. The mother says that she lives with her own mother and her husband in their doll shop in Thanin Market and … Continued

Updated info on travel
April 11, 2021

Summary of travel control measures for people travelling to Chiang Mai, announced by the Provincial Communicable Diseases Committee, Order No. 32/2564, will be effective 9th April, 2021 until any further changes. 1. People who travel to Chiang Mai on all paths need to fill the information in CM-CHANA application or register on CM-CHANA link: https://cmsdm.net/COVIDH/cm_index.php 2. People who trav … Continued

Covid checkup centre overflowing
April 11, 2021

CityNews – On Friday we reported that there were 186 confirmed cases in Chiang Mai of Covid-19. Yesterday that number climbed to 381, and today at 1pm the Covid Centre announced that the confirmed total is 662 people, with many more expected to be confirmed in the coming days, following an outbreak which is believed to have come mainly from night time entertainment venues. There are now more virus … Continued

Covid test announcements
April 9, 2021

Chiang Mai Covid Centre has announced that those who have visited high-risk pandemic places, according to the timeline of Chiang Mai COVID-19, between March 28th – April 4th, if you have registered for a COVID-19 test at Chiang Mai Neuropsychiatric Hospital, please go to have your tests between 9.30am – 5pm on the dates below. Numbers before 1,500 test on April 10th Numbers 1,501 – 2,000 test on A … Continued

Tha Pae gathering spotlights political prisoners
April 5, 2021

The Muang People Movement group and the Wilar Party gathered at Tha Pae Gate on Sunday in a cycling activity aimed at raising awareness about and sending support to political prisoners. The gathering called for justice for political prisoners and signs were held, photos of those arrested featured and a group cycled around the moat. The group says that it will continue to organise peaceful activiti … 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

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