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The U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai welcomed U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Geri Richmond to Chiang Mai. The U.S. Science Envoy Program sends leading American scientists around the globe to engage with foreign governments, businesses, universities, and the private sector to identify opportunities for sustained scientific cooperation and economic prosperity. Dr. Geri Richmond gave a talk on “Women in Science and Technology” to postgrad students and academics from Chiang Mai University (CMU), co-hosted by Science and Technology Park (STEP), and highlighted “Life as a Scientist” to science students from Satit Demonstration School and Faculty of Science at Chiang Mai University. Dr. Richmond, joined by the Embassy team, also visited CMU Energy Research and Development Institute.

Mr. Cedar Candemir (Public Relations) of the Wichai Witthaya Bilingual School presents Managing Editor Shana Kongmun and Editor Nopniwat Krailerg of the Chiang Mai Mail with New Year’s gift baskets at the Chiang Mai Mail office.

Phuriwat Rakin, Manager of Scania Thailand and Kasem Gaojari, Sales Director of Truck Trailers for Scania Thailand deliver 8 new Truck Trailers to the Scania Thailand distributor in Chiang Mai, P & S Transportation Limited recently. Patthopna Ekthonsoontharn of P & S Transportation was on hand with staff to receive the newest model P410.

La-iad Bungsrithong, General Manager of Rati Lanna Riverside Spa Resort dropped in to the Chiang Mai Mail offices with staff to present a New Year’s cake to Managing Editor Shana Kongmun on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Food and Beverage Manager Michael Hofstetter of Le Méridien Chiang Mai hosts the first party event of the New Year under the theme “Sparkling at Le Méridien Chiang Mai” and asked everyone to wear white clothes or white accessories. The resident DJ kept the crowd entertained while they enjoyed sparkling concoctions before taking to the dance floor.

Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand Wisut Buachum (2nd left) receives a New Year’s gift from representatives of Bangkok Airways Passapong Jirawattanasak, Manager - Regional & International Corporate Communications Department (far left), Attawut Singharajsamrit, Sales Manager Northern Thailand (2nd right), and Margaret Navaporn (far right) at the new TAT offices recently

Wat and the team at Ram Bar collected donations for Kids Ark Foundation recently and are seen here presenting the donated funds to Rita Holm Gustafsson, board member of Kids Ark Foundation at the Kids Ark Foundation, a non-religious, non-political organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged and ethnic minority children in Northern Thailand.

Krin “Ong” Promwanna of Absolute Hair Studio is joined by friends and clients at the 12th anniversary party held on January 11, 2015 at Absolute Hair Studio on Huay Kaew Road. Ong also has a branch of Absolute Hair Studio at Meechoke Plaza.

Friends and family of Julio Christian Wuzel Sotelo-Suarez (standing rear left) join him to celebrate his birthday on January 11, 2015 at El Patio Restaurant on Nimmanhaemin soi 11. Chris, as he is known, welcomed friends with a fabulous dish of Catalan style paella made by Chef Jesus Lopez.

On Wednesday 17 December, the Hope House Holiday Giving Tree project group from Prem International attended the holiday party at Hope House, deliver the gifts, eat dinner together with the children, lead some games, and distribute the gifts that the Prem community had donated during December. The newest members of Hope House received gifts for the first time, and this was the first gift some of them had ever received. Once all of the gifts were unwrapped, the Prem students were inundated with big hugs and thank-yous for organising the project. The gratefulness of these children for the surprises and loving gifts they received was clear throughout the evening and is a great example of the amazing work being done at Hope House. There are many children at Hope House who still need to find sponsors to support the costs for living and learning in Hope House. For more information about supporting the children at Hope House please go to:

Mom Chao Thikhamporn Yukhon (3rd left) presided over the opening ceremony of the Kantary Hills Hotel Christmas Light ceremony for 2014. The lighting ceremony has been held for the past four years during the high season in Nimmanhaemin area at Kantary Hills Hotel. The opening ceremony was also attended by Magrin Promyothi (left) MD of Kantary Hills Hotel, Nino Metanee Buranasiri (2nd left) actor, Noo Hin Rungrawan Tonahongsa (4th right) actress, Suchada Sanasuttipun (3rd right) advisor for the hotel and Pichamon Chittawattanarat, Sales Manager of the hotel.

Piya Jongwattana (2nd right), Chairman of Patkol Public Company Ltd, Sangchai Chotchuangchatchawan (2nd left), Managing Director, and executives opened an office of the company in Lamphun to serve customers nationwide, enter the AEC export market and strengthen its leadership in the food production process, cooling system and ice machine in the world.

Pattavee Pongnonthakul (right), General Manager of Centara Mae Sot Hill Resort welcomes M.L.Puntrik Smiti (left), Director General of Department of Skill Development Ministry of Labour on her arrival to stay at the resort.

The Chiang Mai Reporters Club organized a Bowling Charity Tournament on December 10, 2014 at Bully Bowl and Governor Suriya Prasatbuntitya joined board and club members for the event. President Manit Khemkhum said the event was organized to earn money to use for the club’s charitable activities. Huen Mai Chao Soi Team took first place while second place went to the Chiang Mai Provincial Police Team and received the trophy from Chiang Mai Provincial Administration Organization Boonlert Buranupakorn. The third place went to the Chiang Mai Provincial Police 2 Team with Pol. Col. Montree Sambunnanon, Commander of Chiang Mai Provincial Police handing out the prize. Fourth place went to Mae Hia Municipality who received the trophy from KomsanSuwan-Ampha, the head of the Department of Disaster prevention and Mitigation Region 10, Lampang.

Doi Ping Mansion celebrated their annual in-house Christmas party on December 23, 2014 where Pravut Kanchanawat welcomed friends and guests to the party including fellow classic car enthusiasts.

Angkana Kangprom (right), Public Relations Manager for Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai and Preeyanuch Jittawong (left), Assistant Public Relations Manager of Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai gave a cake to Chiang Mai Mail Editor Nopniwat Krailerg to wish the staff a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015 on December 23, 2014.


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