Immediate Past President Hope Watcharaprecha (second left) from the Rotary Club of ThinThaiNgam was happy to receive 4500 baht which will be used to support their local scholarship funding. The money was raised at the recent joint installation event of the 14 Rotary Clubs in Chiang Mai. (From left), P.P. Suradach of the Rotary Club of Lanna Chiangmai Mai, P.P. Penpat Premchit of the Rotary Club of Chiangmai South (far right), and P.P. Revadee Pitanilaphalin, Rotary Club if ThinThaiNgman (second right).

(From right) Julian Fryett, President of Ricoh (Thailand) Limited; Pornchai Wauraung-u-ra, manager of group marketing and product planning division; Pracha Trakarnsilp, assistant to president for information technology of North Chiang Mai University and Prof Dr Srisakdi Charmonman, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Assumption University at a seminar on the Digital Document Superhighway Roadmap at Chiang Mai University’s Convention Hall.

Wing 41 Commander Group Capt Wisurin Moonla with the three pilots, Saharath Na Lampang (second left), Flight Lt Pinyo Sriwiya (middle) and Flight Lt Thammasak Munthon (first right) who received their 1,000 hours competency certificates.

Eric Faivre (right), the new executive assistant manager of the soon to open hotel ‘The Chedi’ Chiang Mai, was treated to a wine tasting of fin (fabulous is needed) which represents lifestyle, quality and passion for art and wine. (From left), Jan Ganser, Managing Director of fin; Scott Ong, General Manager Novotel Chiang Mai; Eleanor Hardy, General Manager ‘The Chedi’ and Eric Faivre.

The senior vice president for Foreign Affairs of Japan, HE Masatoshi Abe gave a special address to Asst. Prof. Nipon Tuwanon, Director of Chiang Mai University, and other VIPs who welcomed him during his visit in Chiang Mai, before having lunch at the Saen Kham Terrace Restaurant in Chiang Mai.

Enjoying an international joke at the Amari Rincome cocktail party were Rebecca Chambers (UK), GM Wim Fagel (Netherlands) and Formula 3 star Julian Harburg (Australia).