SOCIAL SCENE

HE Dr. Surakiat Sathienthai, the Thai Foreign Minister, visited The Rachamankha and had lunch with (from left) Panida Kuanprasert (Front Office Executive ), Mihai Olteanu (F&B Manager), H.E. Dr. Surakiat Sathienthai and Rooj Changtrakul (the hotel owner).

The Amari Rincome Hotel hosted a lunch for the Home and Community Care Project Chiang Mai which looks after the children from AIDS infected families. (Center) Wim Fagel GM Amari Rincome Hotel and some committee members Jan Steuten, Bert Smeets, Acharn Wilai, Dr. Sombak, Acharn Ophassaree and Dr. Rakkanawadee.

Last week Siriyakorn Pukkavesa visited Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort to interview Master Chia for her Saturday morning TV program.

Unwinding after work at the Saenkham Terrace at Ban Naifun 2 were (from left) Nok, Sunisa and Joerg Eisenschmidt from Nobody Restaurant, Hon. Consul Hagen Dirksen and his wife Wanphen, as well as Dirk Wunnenberg (Executive Chef Amari Rincome Hotel) and his wife Lilay.

After the Skal Meeting held at the end of January, a break-out group was spotted at the Ban Suan Restaurant. Lunch was thoroughly enjoyed by (from left) Peter Malhotra, 2 friends from Australia, Michael Vogt, Lili Saxer, Armin Schoch, Wanna Thomas, Liz Sinclair-Thompson, David Thomas, Malai Sakolviphak, Somsak Kiratipanich, Anne Schoch, and Brian Sinclair-Thompson.

Sun Suebsaeng (2nd right), Managing Director of Dhara Dhevi Hotel Co., Ltd. held a dinner reception at Farang Ses French Restaurant, to welcome HE Phinit Jarusombat, Deputy Prime Minister (2nd left), HE Phokin Pholakun, Minister of Interior (4th left) during their stay at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai.

The Aeronautical Radio of Thailand hosted the 21st Technical Advisory Committee Meeting in January. A welcome party for all participants was arranged at the pool side of the Chiangmai Air Traffic Control Centerís Club.

Scott Ong (fourth left), general manager of the Novotel Chiang Mai received a bouquet of flowers from representatives of the orphanís from San Sai and Mae Rim districts.