Rydges Amora Tapae Chiangmai Hotel held their annual staff party with Arie J.M. de Keijzer, their beloved ‘boss’ and general manager, beaming with pride having so many attractive female employees at his table.

Thongchai Wongrianthong, deputy governor of Chiang Mai, and Wirachai Hiranyatthiti, domestic trade GM of Surapon Foods Public jointly cut the ribbon to open Surapon Foods Outlet, Chiang Mai branch.

Helmut Gross (third left) had his birthday party amidst relatives and close friends at To Nobody German Restaurant.

Many congratulations to Corinna Gogel (third left) on the grand opening of her latest project, The Pink Shop, a boutique shopping experience located on Thapae Road, opposite Krung Thai Bank, where you find things you never knew you needed until you see them. Among many well-wishers were (from left) Aly Miehlbradt, Mimmi, Valerie Gogel, Felix Steiner, Iga and Jasmin Steiner.

The very active Steve Yarnold arranged another get together for anybody interested in a nice British lunch at one of the oldest British waterholes, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Road. A choice of pork, beef or lamb was offered and of course the obligatory Yorkshire pudding. Proprietor Grahame Quinn (centre back row) made everybody feel welcome.

Prawit Janyasittikul, senior vice president marketing of Central Pattana Public (2nd left), Orachorn Janwiwattana, general manager of Central Airport Plaza (3rd left), and executives held a “Relaxing Party” as a thank-you for mass media, at Room# 1 on Nimmanhaeminda Road.

Nat Chowmuang (left) in a beautiful and Buddhist tradition, celebrated his birthday by honoring his employees at CDC Design. Nat is well known for his culinary talents, and has been the featured cook at celebrity chef auctions. He took the opportunity of his birthday to make merit and thank his employees for their work.

Bud Velat (centre) treated his dear friends Helen Cheung and Michel Henry from Hong Kong to dinner at the House of Palm, where he let them sample traditional and southern Thai cuisine, following suggestions by owner Khun Montri. The House of Palm is situated on Doi Saket Highway.