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Complaint made after cockroach found in tamarind sauce
March 2, 2021

A complaint was filed with the Damrongtham Centre yesterday after a produce and food supplier to many of Chiang Mai’s top hotels and restaurants found a large cockroach in a tamarind sauce bottle. The woman who supplies food to many restaurants said that she called the producer of the tamarind sauce in Chiang Rai when the cockroach was first discovered but they refused to take responsibility. She … Continued

Stepping up forest patrols
March 2, 2021

On the night of the 2nd March officials at Srilanna National Park in Phrao District, along with border patrol soldiers and other government officials made five arrests while patrolling the forests. The five men were arrested for illegal hunting and were found with BB guns, lighters, knives, and drugs (yaba and heroin) in their possession. The arrests came after the governor of Chiang Mai ordered o … Continued

Dragonfly nymphs in high demand
March 2, 2021

Villagers across the north are combining leisurely days by cool streams and waterfalls with the collection of dragonfly nymphs, used to make chilli paste or added to spicy kaeng som soup. While dragonfly nymphs and maeng taeb, a type of waterbug, can fetch hundreds of baht per kilo, most people collect it for private consumption as it may take up to a day to collect these bugs. Villagers use their … Continued

Complaint made after cockroach found in tamarind sauce
March 2, 2021

A complaint was filed with the Damrongtham Centre yesterday after a produce and food supplier to many of Chiang Mai’s top hotels and restaurants found a large cockroach in a tamarind sauce bottle. The woman who supplies food to many restaurants said that she called the producer of the tamarind sauce in Chiang Rai when the cockroach was first discovered but they refused to take responsibility. She … Continued

Stepping up forest patrols
March 2, 2021

On the night of the 2nd March officials at Srilanna National Park in Phrao District, along with border patrol soldiers and other government officials made five arrests while patrolling the forests. The five men were arrested for illegal hunting and were found with BB guns, lighters, knives, and drugs (yaba and heroin) in their possession. The arrests came after the governor of Chiang Mai ordered o … Continued

Dragonfly nymphs in high demand
March 2, 2021

Villagers across the north are combining leisurely days by cool streams and waterfalls with the collection of dragonfly nymphs, used to make chilli paste or added to spicy kaeng som soup. While dragonfly nymphs and maeng taeb, a type of waterbug, can fetch hundreds of baht per kilo, most people collect it for private consumption as it may take up to a day to collect these bugs. Villagers use their … 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.

Powerful and affordable air purifier made by a Chiang Mai startup
February 4, 2021

AirDeveloppa, a Chiang Mai based startup has designed and manufactured the AirCleaner Personal, an affordable (1,595 baht) and powerful air purifier with a Chiang Mai University-validated PM2.5 filtering performance. This new air purifier will provide clean air for low-mid income households in Thailand, effectively breaking the privilege barrier that existed before in order to purchase air purifie … Continued

SE Asian Development chosen for COP21 Hydrogen Platform
January 21, 2021

EU announces Global Mission Innovation Hydrogen Valley platform with 32 flagship projects. Chiang Mai (January 19, 2021) Thailand’s Phi Suea House has been selected for the Mission Innovation Hydrogen Valley platform, which highlights 32 large-scale hydrogen flagship projects around the world. The platform will present these advanced projects as “Hydrogen Valleys” to promote global collaboration b … Continued

46th person identified for Covid in Chiang Mai
December 7, 2020

A 46th person has been identified with the Covid-19 virus, since the beginning of the pandemic, said the governor in an announcement on Saturday. The governor said that this woman was working in a karaoke bar in Myanmar’s Tachilek across the border from Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai with patients 43 and 44 who were previously announced to have the virus and travelled into Thailand illegally together. Accor … Continued

First group of people vaccinated in Chiang Mai
March 1, 2021

Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat held a meeting this morning at Nakorn Ping Hospital where he announced that Chiang Mai will begin to vaccinate high-risk individuals, in accordance with the Public Health’s Ministry’s target to begin vaccinating in 13 provinces. A total of 200,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived in Thailand. Chiang Mai has received 3,500 doses which will be initially used fo … Continued

Nakornping Hospital has first batch of vaccine ready to go
February 26, 2021

A total of 3,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine has arrived at Nakornping Hospital and will be administered to 1,750 medical personnel from various hospitals across Chiang Mai over the coming days. The first dose will be administered on the 1st March 2021.

Chiang Mai sends medical support to Samut Sakhon
February 15, 2021

There has been a new outbreak of the Covid-19 virus at Samut Sakhon province and Chiang Mai has sent a team of medical professionals in support. The Chiang Mai public health office has organised a team of ‘volunteer medical warriors’ down to the province. The team will be working with business owners and their employees to help with interviewing people to find groups which are at risk and support … Continued

Nakornping Hospital has first batch of vaccine ready to go
February 26, 2021

A total of 3,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine has arrived at Nakornping Hospital and will be administered to 1,750 medical personnel from various hospitals across Chiang Mai over the coming days. The first dose will be administered on the 1st March 2021.

Chiang Mai sends medical support to Samut Sakhon
February 15, 2021

There has been a new outbreak of the Covid-19 virus at Samut Sakhon province and Chiang Mai has sent a team of medical professionals in support. The Chiang Mai public health office has organised a team of ‘volunteer medical warriors’ down to the province. The team will be working with business owners and their employees to help with interviewing people to find groups which are at risk and support … Continued

Varee Chiang Mai International School
Varee International School freezes fees
February 9, 2021

Varee Chiang Mai International School (VCIS) has announced that it will freeze school fees in the next academic year. In an email to parents, the school explained that they wanted to show support for families struggling with the ongoing Covid pandemic. The economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak have devastated Chiang Mai’s economy. Businesses have closed or are struggling, and the total loss … Continued

Complaint made after cockroach found in tamarind sauce
March 2, 2021

A complaint was filed with the Damrongtham Centre yesterday after a produce and food supplier to many of Chiang Mai’s top hotels and restaurants found a large cockroach in a tamarind sauce bottle. The woman who supplies food to many restaurants said that she called the producer of the tamarind sauce in Chiang Rai when the cockroach was first discovered but they refused to take responsibility. She … Continued

Stepping up forest patrols
March 2, 2021

On the night of the 2nd March officials at Srilanna National Park in Phrao District, along with border patrol soldiers and other government officials made five arrests while patrolling the forests. The five men were arrested for illegal hunting and were found with BB guns, lighters, knives, and drugs (yaba and heroin) in their possession. The arrests came after the governor of Chiang Mai ordered o … Continued

Dragonfly nymphs in high demand
March 2, 2021

Villagers across the north are combining leisurely days by cool streams and waterfalls with the collection of dragonfly nymphs, used to make chilli paste or added to spicy kaeng som soup. While dragonfly nymphs and maeng taeb, a type of waterbug, can fetch hundreds of baht per kilo, most people collect it for private consumption as it may take up to a day to collect these bugs. Villagers use their … 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

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

First group of people vaccinated in Chiang Mai
March 1, 2021

Governor Charoenrit Sanguansat held a meeting this morning at Nakorn Ping Hospital where he announced that Chiang Mai will begin to vaccinate high-risk individuals, in accordance with the Public Health’s Ministry’s target to begin vaccinating in 13 provinces. A total of 200,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived in Thailand. Chiang Mai has received 3,500 doses which will be initially used fo … Continued

Chiang Mai sends medical support to Samut Sakhon
February 15, 2021

There has been a new outbreak of the Covid-19 virus at Samut Sakhon province and Chiang Mai has sent a team of medical professionals in support. The Chiang Mai public health office has organised a team of ‘volunteer medical warriors’ down to the province. The team will be working with business owners and their employees to help with interviewing people to find groups which are at risk and support … Continued

WarmUp high risk group all tested negative
January 12, 2021

Following the recent spike of new cases believed to have been spread by partygoers over the new year who visited WarmUp Café, the pub has not only shut down, but all of its staff as well as clients who were deemed high risk have been tested for Covid-19 and quarantined. On New Year’s Eve, according to the public health office, a 25 year old woman partied at WarmUp Café, three days later she tested … 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