AIA Insurance Agents met at the Chiang Mai Hill
Hotel on Sunday, March 02, 2014 to hold a training session for
agents and staff to become “AIA Pro-Agents”. Eighty-six agents
took part in the training session and expressed their pride in improving
their abilities and raising the quality of AIA agents to a high
standard. The session was held to ensure that AIA agents were ready for
the upcoming AEC integration in 2015.
Dirk Weeber of the Podology Center celebrated his
40th birthday at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
in February 22, 2014 where the party, attended by over 70 guests saw
such local luminaries as Chao Dr. Duangduan na Chiang Mai and her son
Pakinai, Member of Parliament and owner of Hallo Chiang Mai magazine
Nattapimon Chuendong, model Mark Thawin, Dr. Sarawut Srisakun, CEO of
the Night Safari and Raya Luelai. Guests were invited to wear fairytale
inspired costumes and Sally Golding and Mark Thawin won Best Costumes.
Dirk donated 20,000 baht to the Skill Center on the occasion of his
Colin Jarvis invited local notable people including
British Honorary Consul Ben Svasti Thomson to meet with members of the
Anglo-Thai Society at the River Market on February 26,
2014. The group is traveling around Thailand on an Unseen Thailand tour
and visited Chiang Mai. The meeting was held so that members of the
group, which is based in the U.K. and comprised of people with ties or
interests in Thailand, could learn more about life in Chiang Mai and the
North. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
Chiang Mai Governor Wichien
Puthiwinyoo attended the Thai Reporter’s Association Awards held at Jia
Tong Heng on the Superhighway on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 where he handed
out Reporters’ Association awards to leading business people, government
officials and members of the media. Chiang Mai Mail’s own Managing
Editor Shana Kongmun received a Special Recognition Award for Excellence
in Reporting in an English language newspaper.
Jerome Sim (2nd left), General Manager of Khum
Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection meets Ben Svasti
Thomson (center), Honorary Consul of the United Kingdom in Chiang Mai.
Jerome was introducing the resort, during a meeting held at the United
Kingdom Consulate in Chiang Mai. They are seen here with (from left)
Warissara Wongsanurug, Kriyatorn Kadsongkram, and Savitee Kantakalung.
The Canadian Honorary Consulate and the Embassy of
Canada to Thailand joined with Rimping Supermarket at
Promenada Resort Mall to hold a Canadian Food Festival “Taste the
Difference”. Presided over by Canadian Honorary Consul Mr. Jakarin
Wangwiwat (3rd right). The event featured such
delicacies as Canadian lobster, maple syrup, and other Canadian
delicacies. The event was attended by Rimping officials and local
dignitaries as well as many local expats who enjoyed the food and
refreshments. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
From left: Lorna, Scott, Shana, Nicole, Tracy, Mark,
Kittipatt, Sonny and Paul met for the Le Fruit de Mer Food Festival
featuring a grilled seafood buffet at Kantary Hills Hotel’s
Nimman Grill Restaurant on Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Patinya “Joon” Srisuk and Julio Christian Wuzel
Sotelo-Suarez held their wedding reception at Doi Kham Resort’s Tree
House Restaurant on February 23, 2014. The reception was visited by
Chao Dr. Duangduan na Chiang Mai and many other local residents, both
Thai and expatriate. The party featured a flamenco performance by
Supreeda “Jeab” Wongsansee, music by Todd Thongdee and others.
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