Cozy atmosphere, great wines, and nice people - that describes Darling Swiss Wine-Pub just opposite the Amari Rincome. Spotted here recently were (L to R) Nikki Prachensky, mine host Lucas with friend, the inimitable Marc Dumur, a.k.a. GM at Amari Rincome, and Doris Kraushaar, a photographer who will have an exhibition of her work at the Darling November 3 - 16.

Silk Airís Atwil Yew, the manager of Northern Thailand zone, recently hosted a MI/SQ & Agent Seminar for sales representatives at the Imperial Maeping, Chiang Mai.

Hargen E. W. Dirksen (left), the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chiang Mai recently presided over the opening ceremony of a German Food Festival organized at the Royal Princess Hotel. On hand to welcome guests of honor is Amnuay Wanpen (right), the manager of the hotel.

Former Chiang Mai Governor Kosin Kedthong and his wife attended a party at the Imperial Ballroom of the Empress Hotel to congratulate Chiang Mai Consul-General of the Peopleís Republic of China Mr Xing (left) and his wife, on the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of Chinaís National Day.