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US Ambassador visits Chiang Mai

US Ambassador visits Chiang Mai

By Phitsanu Thepthong & staff reporters 26.09.2012

The US Ambassador to Thailand, Kristie Kenney, spoke at a seminar entitled “The US Presidential Election and its Effect on Thailand” at the Faculty of Political Science & Public Administration at Chiang Mai University on Sept.19.

Chiang Mai Muslims show disprovable of anti-Islam film

Muslims from many organizations in Chiang Mai rallied at US Consulate-General mission in Chiang Mai on Sept 19, to su...

Chiang Mai Muslims show disprovable of anti-Islam film

Farang’s Eye View

Back from Bangkok

Farang’s Eye View

Huge drug haul in Chiang Rai

Police arrested suspected drug gang members who police say were smuggling 21 kgs of heroin and 14kgs of ya ice from t...

Huge drug haul in Chiang Rai

Floods hit Chiang Mai north

Flood hits the northern province of Chiang Mai on August 29 with continuous rain for consecutive days triggering flas...

Floods hit Chiang Mai north

Chiang Mai News


By Phitsanu Thepthong and staff reporter
Happy third birthday for Lin Ping
Happy third birthday for Lin Ping

Lin Ping, the first giant panda born in Chiang Mai Zoo and a darling of the Thai people, has turned three years and three months old on Aug. 27.

Thai University hosts international tourism conference

The Faculty of Management Sciences at Khon Kaen University (KKU) in the Northeast is currently busy with its preparations for the 62nd international conference of Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) which will be taken place on A...

Japanese support to improve health service for mountainous area By Phitsanu Thepthong & staff reporters  
Road accident claims three lives By Phitsanu Thepthong & staff reporters  
Cop arrested for drug trafficking By Phitsanu Thepthong & staff reporters  
Medal winning choir troupe from Payap University returns By Phitsanu Thepthong & Lek Changply  
Tourism forum focuses on Chiang Rai and Burma By Reinhard Hohler, Chiang Mai Post  
Japanese funds build much needed school dormitories Japanese Consulate-General in Chiang Mai  
Drought silver lining: exposed Lampang riverbed opens gold rush Photos by: Thaweerat Pensalaphan in Lampang  
National Artist Juree dies at 83 Bangkok Post Online News  

Thailand News

Business News

By Scott Jones, Chiang Mai Post
Thailand’s Hidden Hazards
Thailand’s Hidden Hazards

Thailand travel guides warn you of exotic diseases that melt your brain, shopping scams that gut your wallet, and cultural no-no’s that may send you to the slammer, but seldom cover the day-to-day, life-threatening hazards you only learn about if ...

Chiang Mai Post Vol 2 No 29

Chiang Mai Post current issue, July 16-31, 2012.



By Scott Jones, Chiang Mai Post

If you write......this group may be right for you !



Special tourist package adds attraction to Chiang Mai

In a bid to draw tourists to Chiang Mai’s major attractions during the low rainy season, a special package featuring four special destinations has been organized.

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Cruising the mighty Mekong By Reinhard Hohler  
Thai journalists visit tsunami affected Japan Story by Jittarporn Charasrum Photos by Chusawat Tunvanich  
Walking to a watery haven By David Wenman  


Social Scene

Fashion King

By Phitsanu Thepthong & Lek Changply  
Social Scene
Social Scene
Social Scene By Phitsanu Thepthong & Lek Changply, Chiang Mai Post  
Princess visits the North By Lek Changply  

Letters & Opinion


By Colin Jarvis
Farang’s Eye View
Farang’s Eye View

I was last in Bangkok before the floods and just after the red shirt demonstrations had subsided. Because I have been away for so long I have noticed a number of changes. Most of them good!

Promises may affect prices

The minimum wage hike promise by the new government is expected to drive up property prices, while another policy to offer 0% interest rate loan for 5 years for first-time home buyers will stimulate the property market.

Farang’s eye view By Colin Jarvis, Chiang Mai Post  
Farang's Eye View By Colin Jarvis  
Farang's eye view By Colin Jarvis  
A Soaking at Songkran By Colin Jarvis  
POST BAG : Letters to the Editor By George W. Davis  


News From Readers

Expats Ladies Lunch Thursday, July 21 at Grandview Hotel buffet

About the Expats Ladies Luncheon group: We're one of the many Outside Group Activities of the Chiang Mai Expats Club. You don't have to be a member of that club to come to the Ladies Luncheon. Many of us live in Chiang Mai for several months of th...


Chiang Mai Forum


By Eddie Grace

Hello, my name is Salsa

CARE FOR DOGS By Eddie Grace and Kelly Wyatt  
Caring for Dogs Julia Bate-Poxon  

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