Dr Duantemduang na Chiangmai, Mayor of Chiang Mai, recently presided over the opening ceremony of the Photo Exhibition, ‘Pawenee Peemai Muang Chiang Mai’, (the traditional Thai New Year celebrations) held in the grounds of the Arts and Cultural Gallery, Chiang Mai. The mayor also presented prizes to the winners of the competition.

Last week, May 18, the International Weightlifting Federation committee led by its chairman, Tamus Ajarn together with Maj Gen Intharat Yodbangtoey, secretary of the 1st Youth World Weightlifting Championships’ organising committee, enjoyed a welcoming party at the Night Safari. The event was jointly hosted by the Night Safari, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, and the Suriwongse Hotel. Also present were deputy Chiang Mai governor, Chumporn Saengmanee, Thaweephong Vichaidith, Virat Sri-intharasuth and the Night Safari’s Phanchak Bulsataporn.

India’s Bollywood singing star, Abhijeet Bhattacharya (2nd left), stayed at Le Meridien for a few days while on a short private visit to Chiang Mai. In this photo Abhijeet and his accompanying family members are warmly welcomed by Le Meridien’s GM, Yves Mudry (left) and his staff.

Kad Suan Kaew shopping mall was the chosen venue for the ‘Walk with Cherilon’ fashion show earlier this month, opened by the Secretary-General of the Prosthesis Foundation, Prof. Dr. Therdchai Jivacate, whose foundation was established under the Royal patronage of the Princess Mother.

John Evans (standing far right), general manager of Gulf Air for Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar, recently conducted the Gulf Air Product & Fare Seminar for Chiang Mai travel agents at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel.

The 3rd Army Area’s Deputy Commander, Major General Thongchai Taepharuk, recently presided over the wedding ceremony of Sasitorn Prueksoontorn and Kittipan Sri-Bur-Iam, held at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi’s Jum Thong Hall and attended by over 400 well-wishers.

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