SOCIAL SCENE

Nalintara (“Sara”) Hohler was singled out by PM Thaksin Shinawatra for a special interview concerning her TV show “Kids Only”. Sara is the daughter of Chiangmai Mail’s Special Correspondent Reinhard Hohler, so the gene pool has nurtured her well.

Food and Wine testing at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort were (from left): David Thomas (Wanna Tours), Sun Subsaeng (Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort), Arie J.M. de Keijzer (Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel), and David and Linda Buck (Chiang Mai Schools Cricket Alliance).

(Above) Executives and administrators from IBM Thailand, Bangkok Head Office, will invest in new markets here in Chiang Mai, and held a press conference at the Sheraton Chiang Mai Hotel earlier this month.

The Imperial Mae Ping’s General Manager Nick Bauer welcomed Lady Bootree Wirawaitaya, Deputy Royal Secretary, Bureau of the Royal Household, during her recent trip to Chiang Mai.

(Right) The Rotary Club Chiang Mai West enjoyed a special Ladies Night and
participants listened to a presentation by Prayoot Wongpang, Ph.D., Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, who spoke on marketing Thai products in a global economy.

Ajarn Santi from Santi’s Studio presents funds raised at the Classical Song Recital to the Keau Daroon Foundation. Dr. Prakong Vithayasai, the godmother of HIV-infected children, received the donations on behalf of the Foundation.

The Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA) held a seminar at the Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel. The seminar focused on “Sales and Services for Conference and Incentive Types of Events”, and participants from hotels, travel agents and universities attended.