General Manager of Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa
Chiang Mai Jerome Sim (2nd from left) welcomed H.E. Jeong Hae Moon
Secretary General of the ASEAN Center – Korea, in Seoul, the Republic of
Korea to the hotel recently. The Secretary – General stayed at the hotel
to participate in the ASEAN Tourism Human Resources Development Program
in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Soho Bar and Guesthouse owners Shauna and Krathai
held a party on Saturday, September 14, 2013 to show support for gays in
Russia who are suffering persecution under the regime of President
Vladimir Putin and to join the call for the boycott of the Olympics that
will be held in Russia at Sochi in 2014. On Sunday, September 15 Russia
agreed to alter the wording of the “Olympic Truce” a normally
perfunctory statement that invokes the ancient Greeks and celebrates
friendly competition and “the cause of peace.” The Russians agreed to
alter the wording to say that it would “promote social inclusion without
discrimination of any kind”, although Russian laws that appear to be
anti-homosexual remain on the books.
The Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai held the
14th annual World Gourmet Festival at the Rachawadee Residence on
September 6 where 2 guest chefs delighted guests with the five course
menu; Jerome Bonnet from Restaurant Daniel in Paris and his assistant
Fabrice plus renowned winemaker Pascal Jolivet from Sancerre in Loire.
Funds raised from the event went towards Save a Child’s Life from AIDS
Project under the auspices of HRH Princess Soamsawali in coordination
with the Thai Red Cross. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
SUS (Thailand) Co., Ltd recently donated two
traffic police boxes to the Muang Chiang Mai Traffic Police. The traffic
police boxes were a result of the Police Box Design Competition held by
SUS (Thailand) Co., Ltd and the Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai
University. The traffic police boxes were made mainly of aluminum
due to its 100% reusable quality, in-keeping with the design
competition’s eco-friendly theme. Joining the SUS (Thailand) Co., Ltd’s
police boxes donation ceremony were Muang Chiang Mai Traffic Police
officers, CMU Faculty, Police Colonel Sitthichai Thananchai,
Superintendent Traffic Chiang Mai Province Police, Mr. Yasuo Ishida, SUS
Corp Representative Director and President, Asst. Prof. Dr. Tanut
Waroonkun, Faculty of Architecture, CMU, SUS team members and Mr.
Tanawat Malisuwan, Year 4 student and the winner of the small-sized
traffic police box design competition.
The team from Compass Magazine paid a visit to
Beer Republic on Nimmanhaemin soi 11 on Sunday, September 15, 2013
for the debut of their new Sapporo Beer night. Here Patinya “Joon”
Srisuk welcomes the team and joins them for a Sapporo beer.
The Ornsirin Group recently celebrated their
6th anniversary where the Executive Chairman Boonlert Buranupakorn
announced that the development company had built 21 high quality real
estate projects, 6,000 commercial buildings and townhomes in addition to
the 9 The Next Condominium by Ornsirin and The Astra
condominium on Chang Klan Road. He announced at the press conference
held at the RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort Chiang Mai that the
company plans on expanding to Bangkok.
The Minister of Industry, Prasert Boonchaisuk opened
the “Way to Rich” Fair with Deputy Governor Adisorn Kamnerdsiri,
Narinthip Wiriyabandit Chief Executive Officer of People Media Company,
Duangkamol Jiambutr Deputy Director General of Department of
International Trade Promotion and Director of Provincial Business
Banking of Bangkok Bank at Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
recently. The fair was held by People Media Company, Chee
Chong Rouy magazine, Smart SME Channel and Bangkok Bank.
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