SOCIAL SCENE

Kad Suan Kaew Department Store headed by Deddiew Kengkarnkha, deputy MD of the store and almost 100 staff jointly poured water over hands of Chiang Mai Governor, Suwat Tantipat at Songkran.

Nick Bauer (left), General Manager of the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel handing out a certificate to their Employee of the month, Veerapong Kruthchaiyun, a supervisor from the banquet department

Rungthiwa Chinchai, Miss Northern Village, warmly welcomed “May” Phitchanat Sakhakorn, a well known Thai star, on the occasion of “Kad Khong Fak” at Central Airport Plaza Chiang Mai.

Wattana Muangsuk (3rd left), Minister of Social Development and Human Security, Cheryl Womack (4th left), the 2006 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World event (LWEW)’s Organization Chairperson, Kanda Wacharapai (3rd right), the Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary, Khun Ying Natthika Wattanavekin Angubolkul (4th right), Organizing Committee for the 2006 LWEW event, congratulated the three Thai business women who received the ‘Take the Next Step’ grant from the LWEW including Manaya Kapwathanaworasuk (1st left), owner of Aiyara Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd., in Ayutthaya, Pim Kemasingki (1st right), owner of Trisila Company Limited and Monrat Sarapap (2nd left), owner of Rai Khun Mon at the Award presentation of the 2006 Honoree by the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World. The 2006 LWEW event was held at the Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok.

Wilat Rujiwattanapong, Chiang Mai Deputy Governor (center) was a witness for the Management Agreement between 43 Chiang Mai Co., Ltd. (V Group), led by Watchara Tantranont, President (second from left) and Charnsiri Suetrong, Director, Presidential Office of V Group (left) and Pan Pacific Hotel and Resort Pte Ltd, led by Akihito Ikeda, President and CEO, Executive officer (second from right) and Masa Nakauchi, Vice President for development of Pan Pacific Hotel and Resorts (right).

Media Fam Trip from TAT Los Angeles visited Chiang Mai and stayed at Central Duang Tawan Hotel, welcomed by Benchawan Chaemvimol, PR Manager (4th from left) and Preeyanuch Yottame, Front Office Manager (3rd from left).

Administrators and staff of the Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University attended a parade of residents to pour water over the hands of Chiang Mai Governor Suwat Tantipat and his wife.