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2013-06-25 23:30:26

The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading alcohol and drug rehab centre, in collaboration with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation under the Thai Health Ministry, conducted an addiction treatment training seminar at Suan Prung Psychiatric Hospital in Chiang Mai on June 13th and 14th, 2013 for 100 medical professionals from around Thailand. This workshop was the second of its kind conducted by The Cabin Chiang Mai at the request of the Office of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation – the...

2013-03-13 23:03:30

Having completed successful half—day training session in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong attended by a significant cross-section of the region´s addiction community, The Cabin Chiang Mai has announced further events in New Delhi, India on the 1st of April and Mumbai, India on the 3rd of April. These half-day training sessions cover the latest in effective addiction treatment and focus on The Cabin´s widely successful addiction treatment model. (PRWEB) March 13,...

2013-02-07 23:03:21

Launching its 2013 Road Show Training Programme with a successful half—day training session in Singapore on February 1st, attended by over 50 of Singapore´s addiction community, The Cabin Chiang Mai has announced further events in Indonesia on the 5th of March, Malaysia on the 7th of March and Hong Kong on the 25 of March. These half-day training sessions cover the latest in effective addiction treatment and focus on The Cabin´s widely successful addiction treatment model....

2011-06-15 00:00:27

Spirit Journeys has just added a wonderful new Journey to Thailand to their calendar of gay vacations for 2011. New Milford, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Come travel the magical land of Thailand on a very special gay vacation. Throughout this journey participants will weave the benefits of all vacations (relaxation, sightseeing, shopping, etc) with a mindful connection to the places and the people encountered. The journey begins in Bangkok with five days visiting some highlights of this Asian...

2010-09-16 14:29:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand's Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University is working with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to connect all of its information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure to the university's hospital, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, to boost academic excellence for its medical students and improve patient care in the country's northern province. This is part of Chiang Mai University's efforts to create a "Medical Hub" for Thailand's northern region....

2009-11-17 03:31:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Action film star Jet Li, through his One Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity have signed an agreement to work together in China's earthquake-torn Sichuan province in 2010 and in China's Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces in 2011. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/CL12574 ) The "One-Habitat" effort will join Li with Habitat for Humanity to build and repair houses, and work to meet other community needs in partnership...

2009-11-16 05:44:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, welcomed volunteers to Thailand as they kicked off the 26th annual Habitat for Humanity Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Chiang Mai. The Carters will lead the annual Habitat for Humanity build in five Asian countries, Nov. 15-20. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091116/CL00000A ) (Logo:...

2009-10-28 04:45:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200,000 visitors are expected to attend a grand festival designed to celebrate and honour His Majesty the King, now the world's longest reigning monarch, who will be celebrating his 82nd birthday on 5 December, 2009. The opening ceremony will be held on 1 December, but the entire festival will run from 30 November - 10 December, 2009, at the Ratchaphruek 2006 Garden in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. His Majesty the King...

2008-08-01 12:00:51

By Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--The Commerce ministry has put garlic on its control list to help combat an influx of cheaper Chinese garlic, which has pushed down prices of the local crop at a time of heavy harvests. Traders will be asked to inform authorities of the amounts of garlic they hold and the locations of their warehouses in order to prevent smuggling, according to Yanyong Phuangrach, director-general of the ministry's Internal Trade Department. Those who fail to...

2006-02-06 10:53:29

By Ed Cropley CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra opened Thailand's biggest safari park on Monday, even though the venture, which has been dubbed a 1.1 billion baht ($28 million) white elephant, remains short of safari animals. Returning to his home city of Chiang Mai after a weekend of protests calling for his resignation, Thaksin refused to answer questions from reporters about a controversial deal to ship in game from Kenya to populate the "Night...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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