Artikel tagged “chiang mai”

  • Company rolls out new computers for Chiang Mai school

    Company rolls out new computers for Chiang Mai school

    Top executives from Thailand property development company Boutique Corporation recently visited the Intanon Wittaya School in Chiang Mai and presented them with ten desktop computers to the school.

  • Eight year wait for Chiang Mai’s proposed Light Rail

    Eight year wait for Chiang Mai’s proposed Light Rail

    Whilst Phuket has got a tentative go ahead for its Light Rail system (for a start of contraction in 2020), people in Chiang Mai will have to wait eight years for their local version of a modern public transport system. The Chiang Mai News reports that a ministerial level government meeting in Lampang this week reported on the latest developments. The main decision is that the Red Line will be worked on first

  • Chiang Mai: The good, bad and ugly

    Chiang Mai: The good, bad and ugly

    PHOTO: TakeMeTour Post Magazine has published it’s ‘review’ of Chiang Mai, with the “good, bad and ugly sides to Thailand’s second city”. Here are some of their main points… The good There are more than 300 temples in Chiang Mai; they outnumber 7/11 stores, which takes some doing in Thailand

  • Weather for January 16

    Weather for January 16

    Bangkok Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. High 33ºC

  • New Year weather around Thailand

    New Year weather around Thailand

    It might be the middle of the annual high season but the ‘high season’ weather isn’t co-operating.

  • Thailand’s emerging ‘go to’ location for New Year

    Thailand’s emerging ‘go to’ location for New Year

    Tokyo, Paris, New York City… and Chiang Mai. Whilst the first three are perennial favorites to ring in the new year, Chiang Mai has overtaken Thailand’s capital as THE place to be to see in 2019, according to Agoda

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    Nude couple pictured on top of Egyptian pyramid sparks investigation

    “Climbing pyramids is illegal in Egypt, with critics saying the incident shows a disregard for the nation’s laws and its conservative society.” The question of tourists and their behavior at national monuments and popular sites comes up again today. This time in Egypt… Read the report HERE . “A video that shows a foreign couple in a naked embrace at the summit of the Great Khufu Pyramid of Giza is sparking reaction among Egyptians.

  • The wheels are rolling for today’s Bike Un Ai Rak around Thailand

    The wheels are rolling for today’s Bike Un Ai Rak around Thailand

    Cyclists were enthusiastically preparing on Sunday morning for the “Bike for Love and Warmth” ride to be led in Bangkok by His Majesty the King and coinciding with other rides starting simultaneously around the country in the afternoon.

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    Hot Air Balloon ‘crash’ story was a lot of hot air

    Reports of a hot air balloon crash and injuries earlier this week in Chiang Mai were, well, a lot of hot air. Chiang Mai News has clarified a story about a hot air balloon crashing and causing damage and injuries in Doi Saket on Monday morning were just fake news, according to a Sanook report. This was confirmed by aviation officials and a private company that operates balloon trips for tourists in the area. The company said that the uninformed stories were damaging for tourism and were simply incorrect

  • Chiang Mai’s small to medium hotels face challenges

    Chiang Mai’s small to medium hotels face challenges

    FILE PHOTO (This hotel is not for sale!) Chiang Mai’s small to medium accommodation sector is facing fresh challenges as the tourist mix in the northern city changes, and shrinks in arrival numbers. The fallout from declining tourist arrival numbers, especially Chinese since the Phuket Phoenix tourist boat tragedy in mid-July, is forcing more than 10 small hotels and hostels in Chiang Mai to put their properties up for sale.