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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.

2009-10-28 04:45:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Oct.

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.

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.

2006-01-09 09:20:23

By Sukree Sukplang CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thousands of Thais marched through the northern city of Chiang Mai on Monday to protest against a U.S.-Thai free-trade pact as officials began a sixth round of negotiations.

2006-01-09 02:42:21

Sukree Sukplang CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thousands of Thais marched through the northern city of Chiang Mai on Monday to protest a U.S.-Thai free trade pact as officials began a sixth round of negotiations.

2005-10-18 09:11:57

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - With its myriad temples, green-flecked mountains and blossoming art scene, the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai has been a natural flocking point for tourists from all corners of the globe for years.

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2005-02-21 06:50:00

It's rare enough when living artists fetch outrageous fortune for their work. When those modern-day Matisses are Thai elephants, however, they charge into the record books.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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