SOCIAL SCENE

Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel management congratulates Dr Anant Ariyachaipanitch (center), permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, who recently presided over a meeting at the hotel on personnel management following the new government structure after bureaucracy reform.

Miss Floral Beauty Queen 2003, Thanida Chaiwong (2nd right), and her runner-up, Miss Wanida Mekpayoong (left), dropped by the Chiangmai Mail offices to say thank you for the Mail’s support during their beauty contest held recently at Nong Buak Haad public park, Chiang Mai. On hand to welcome them are Michael Vogt (2nd left), managing director and Phitsanu Thepthong (right), editor of the Mail.

On Valentine’s Day, Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex held a garden party where everyone dressed up northern style. President of Provincial Red Cross of Chiang Mai Chapter, Samoekae Ketephasook (center), was the chairperson of the meeting and was welcomed by managing director of Kad Suan Kaew Pol Lt Suchai Kengkarnka (2nd left), and his wife Jirawilai Kengkarnka (4th left). With them are the MCs of the party: Autcharawadee Duangnate (5th left) and Warawut Sing-In.

Congratulations! One of our Chiangmai Mail staff reporters, Mr. Supatatt Dangkrueng, recently celebrated his graduation with his bachelor’s degree in art from the Mass Communications Department, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University. The graduation ceremony, held recently at the university, was graciously presided over by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. Pictured here congratulating Tat are: (back row) Michael Vogt, managing director and Marion Vogt, executive manager, (front row) Mr Supatatt (center) with staff reporters (front row left and 2nd left) Metinee Chaikuna and Nuttanee Thaveephol, and Korakoch Supakun (front row right), sales executive.

Amari Rincome Hotel, Chiang Mai now serves various kinds of international foods from their new executive chef, Adrian O’Herlihy. During February, the month of love, Chef Adrian presents guests with beautifully presented Valentines dishes.

A “Good Bye Senior” party was recently organized at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel for students who will be graduating from the Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University in the field of German.

Pakorn Buranupakorn, Chiang Mai MP (seated 2nd left), met with the Chiang Mai press during a “Thank You” party and dinner hosted by Chiang Mai Municipality at the Park Hotel on Valentine’s Day.

Zhang Guo Qing (left), the consul-general of the People’s Republic of China in Chiang Mai, presents an emblem of China to Noppadol Arnonthawilas, the president of the Chinese Schools Club, Northern Thailand. The occasion was Noppadol Arnonthawilas’ first term as president and took place at the installation ceremony for the Chinese Schools Club. The installation ceremony was held at the Empress Hotel on February 16.