Chiang Mai

US ambassador meets Chiang Mai governor

Saturday, 21 November 2015 10:14
CHIANG MAI – US Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Townsend Davies has paid a courtesy call on Chiang Mai Governor Pawin Chamniprasart. During the meeting, the Governor updated the US Ambassador on economic development projects of Chiang Mai, including the enlargement of Chiang Mai International Airport, and...
CHIANG MAI - A total of 135 flights both to and from Chiang Mai province have either been cancelled or rescheduled from November 24 - 26, in order to avoid floating lanterns which will be released during the Loy Krathong Festival. The Chiang Mai provincial administrative...

Chiang Mai prepares for winter weather

Saturday, 14 November 2015 09:41
CHIANG MAI - Chiang Mai province is establishing a command center to deal with the cold snap this winter. Head of the provincial public relations department in Chiang Mai Ubonrat Khongkraphan said the northern region’s meteorological center had predicted that winter would begin mid October 2015...
CHIANG MAI – Tourism is starting to pick up in the upper part of Thailand after cool breezes arrived. Thai and foreign tourists have been traveling to Baan Mong Doi Pui in the northern province of Chiang Mai to get a glimpse of picturesque flowers. Local...
The operator of Chiang Mai zip-line adventure ride where a Chinese tourist was killed was arrested was arrested after authorities determined the attraction was encroaching on national forest reserve.
Bangkok, 21 October, 2015 – The Chiang Mai-based domestic airline, Kan Air has announced that it will introduce a new thrice-weekly domestic flight between its base and U-Tapao International Airport in Pattaya, starting from 26 October, 2015.
BANGKOK (AP) — A man in northern Thailand stormed into a neighbor's home, hacked five children to death and inflicted multiple stab wounds on a pregnant woman who was watching them, police said Monday. Police said the 24-year-old man, who had a history of mental illness...
CHIANG MAI, 17 September 2015 - The Forest Management Bureau in Chiang Mai on Wednesday reclaimed 600 rai of land in Mae Fang National Park in Fang district, after receiving reports that the areas had been encroached on. 
BANGKOK, 29 June 2015 (NNT) - His Majesty the King has ordered the opening of two special rainmaking units in Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan to relieve shortage of water due to droughts. The rainmaking unit in Nakhon Sawan has been assigned to conduct artificial rain...

PM arrives in Chiang Mai

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:51
CHIANG MAI, 29 June 2015 (NNT) - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha is in Chiang Mai to chair the mobile cabinet meeting in Chiang Mai on Tuesday. The premier arrived in the northern province at 4.20 pm on Monday before proceeding to visit Doi Suthep temple and...
CHIANG MAI, 27 June 2015 (NNT) – Chiang Mai province is now stepping up the preparation to accommodate the mobile Cabinet meeting while aiming to propose provincial projects on this occasion. The Governor of Chiang Mai Suriya Prasartbandit has chaired the preparation meeting for the second...
CHIANG MAI, 28 June 2015 (NNT) - Chiang Mai is 95 percent ready for the 2nd mobile Cabinet meeting on June 30, as the province prepares to propose several development projects for budgetary support. The provincial administration has laid the emphasis on security, meeting venue facilities,...
BANGKOK, 28 June 2015 (NNT) - Deputy Government Spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaeokamnerd on Sunday said it was the premier’s idea to arrange a mobile Cabinet meeting in Chiang Mai province to learn about the local people’s problems firsthand.
CHIANG MAI, May 21 – Participants in the second Asia-Pacific Water Summit adopted the Chiang Mai Declaration in this northern Thai province on Monday, emphasising collective obligations regarding water management for the survival of all countries.

PM brushed aside cabinet reshuffle rumor

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 16:33
BANGKOK, 15 May 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is ready to listen to certain group’s opposition to the THB530 billion flood prevention plans of the government. 
BANGKOK, Jan 2 -Thailand's death toll from road accidents during the first six days of the "Seven Dangerous Days” of the New Year's holidays has reached 332, while the number of injured has climbed to more than three thousand, according to the National Road Safety...
More Chinese tourists are expected to travel to Thailand after a Chinese comedy-adventure film shot in Thailand has become an instant hit among audience in mainland China.
CHIANG MAI, Dec 9 – The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation department in the North set up an adhoc centre to handle possible impacts from the cold spell in four northern provinces.

Chaing Mai sees lively Loy Krathong festival

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 15:42
CHIANG MAI, Nov 28 - The Loy Krathong festival in this northern province is distinctive due to Lanna northern-style lantern contests and other activities to be held in the evening. 

Thailand to host meeting on Mekong development

Thursday, 22 November 2012 17:03
BANGKOK, 22 November 2012 – Thailand has been given the honor of hosting the International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Lancang-Mekong Sub-Region next year, which will deal with natural-disaster management, development, and security in the Mekong River basin.
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