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  • BUSINESS

    Northern star

    Business, Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Published on 09/02/2016

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is using its Discover Thainess campaign to attract foreign tourists to "Hidden Gems" -- 12 provinces most people miss on their trips here.

  • OPINION

    Precious lessons for protecting our nature

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/06/2016

    » Last week, there was good and bad news about the environment. I learnt a lot about environmental protection measures during my June 6-7 visit to Japan's Yakushima Island, of which 20% of the total area is registered as a World Natural Heritage Site by Unesco. Later on June 9, I was happy to hear that various groups of people planted trees on some parts of deforested land in Nan and many other Thais planted trees elsewhere and also at home.

  • THAILAND

    Govt project threatens to seize maize fields

    News, Patsara Jikkham, Published on 02/11/2015

    » The lush green hills that appear in Nan during the rainy season can easily  be mistaken  for thick forests from a bird's eye view. But a closer look reveals the greenery is in fact maize plantations that last only a few months.

  • LIFE

    Into the forest

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 07/10/2015

    » It is hard to believe Sahwing Indharangsri when he says his village and the forest around it was once inhabited by wild animals.

  • OPINION

    EC has no vision

    News, Postbag, Published on 28/03/2019

    » A conscientious Election Commission would have counted the 1,500 ballots from New Zealand that arrived at their precincts after ballot counting had begun.True, the law allows for them to not be counted, but a duty-bound, proactive EC would have noted that the ballots' delay was not any fault of the voters, nor had they been tampered with en route.

  • TRAVEL

    Floral Festival

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/03/2017

    » This month, those travelling to Nan should not miss the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Bretschneidera sinensis (chompoo phu kha) flowers at Doi Phu Kha National Park as well as Doi Maneepruek and Khun Sathan National Park.

  • LIFE

    Sor-ing to new melodic heights

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 31/03/2015

    » Last year, National Artist Khampai Nuping died, raising concerns about the survival of salor sor pin, a musical genre native to the northern province of Nan. The master, often known as Phor Khru Khampai, was particularly respected for kub sor (singing) and effortless improvisation, requiring sharp wit and poetic prowess.

  • LIFE

    Not just a pretty face

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 27/02/2015

    » Over the past five years, Nadech Kugimiya has starred in only six soap operas and one movie, Khu Kam, but that's enough to make the Austrian-Thai (with a Japanese name) one of the hottest heartthrobs in the industry today.

  • THAILAND

    Broker accused of fake fine scam

    News, Published on 28/01/2019

    » CRIME: A Chinese woman has accused an apartment broker in Bangkok of duping her into paying a fine of 110,000 baht for a bogus immigration offence.

  • TRAVEL

    Floral, textile and silver fair

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/01/2015

    » Until Sunday, the "Blooming Chompoo Phukha Flowers, Textiles and Silverware of Nan towards Asean" fair will be held near the city gate of Nan.

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