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King Power Wins DFNI Awards 2017

Susan Whelan (centre), King Power Group’s Senior Executive Vice President and Leicester City’s CEO, represented King Power to receive an award from DFNI, a leading duty free magazine from the UK. King Power won the Best Travel Retailer Operating in a Single Country in Asia/Pacific award, reaffirming its status as the leader of international duty free shopping. The award was presented at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
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December 13, 2017
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The Greatest King: The Country’s Source of Life

THE COUNTRY'S SOURCE OF LIFE Throughout the 70 years of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign, His Majesty had initiated more than 4,000 projects for the benefit of the country and the people. Among those, more than 2,000 projects were related to water and irrigation. Having visited every square inch of the country, His Majesty was aware of water problems and the importance of water management. His Majesty’s first water project was Khao Tao reservoir in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, back in the summer of 1962. After paying them a visit, His Majesty saw that the people lacked fresh water for consumption and agriculture. Therefore, His Majesty ordered the building of a reservoir to collect rainwater instead of letting it flow into the sea. Khao Tao reservoir was built in 1963 and is capable of storing up to 600,000 cubic metres of water. His Majesty believed that water is the…
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December 13, 2017
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Power Exclusive: The River of Life for Thai People

THE RIVER OF LIFE FOR THAI PEOPLE “The King is water, and I am the forests who always pay respect to water,” said Her Majesty Queen Sirikit when visiting Ban Tham Tew, Song Dao district, Sakon Nakhon province on December 20, 1982. Her Majesty Queen Sirikit had always worked tirelessly alongside His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, particularly in conserving the forests of Thailand. Their Majesties had visited every part of the country and learned about the hardship that people in rural areas faced. Forests were disappearing, both naturally and due to deforestation. Without forests, seasons would be affected, and everyone would be affected. Her Majesty encouraged people to grow trees near Phu Pha Lek in Ban Tham Tew. Her Majesty entrusted Thanphuying Suprapada Kasemsan and Col Rewat Boonthap to prepare a rai of land to grow around a hundred trees to set an example for the locals. The project was called…
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December 13, 2017
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Power Happening

King Power Group, an international leader of duty free retailer, led by King Power Group CEO Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, has a goal to improve every aspect of Thai society in a sustainable fashion with the launch of “KING POWER THAI POWER”, a project to support Thai people in every aspect.The first activity is to support Thai youths in sport. “Sport Power” aims to improve football skills among Thai youths nationwide by building football fields for schools to allow children to have a place where they can exercise and spend their free time doing something constructive. A total of 20 schools will see a new football field in 2017, and by 2022, a total of 100 schools will benefit from this project. A million balls will be given to children so that they can practice their football skills. King Power Group CEO Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha talked about this social campaign by King Power, “We see that Thailand 4.0 can…
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December 13, 2017
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Editor’s Letter

Dear King Power members, “...The King is water, and I am the forests who always pay respect to water. The king builds reservoirs, I build forests,” said Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and this represents Her Majesty’s dedication to restoring forests in Thailand through the “Pa Rak Nam” Project, which promotes peaceful coexistence between man and forest. On the auspicious occasion of Her Majesty’s birthday anniversary on August 12, 2017, Power Magazine presents “The River of Life for Thai People”, a story about the “Pa Rak Nam” Project, based on Her Majesty’s devotion to the people of Thailand.And on the occasion of National Mother’s Day, Power Exclusive brings you heart-warming stories about mothers and their children who will share their memorable moments. Our fashion set features Thailand’s supermodel Metinee Kingpayome Sharples who has given us an exclusive interview about her life as a mother. Our Destination feature…
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December 13, 2017
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Power Brand List

FASHION & ACCESSORIES • Aigner • Alexander McQueen • Alfred Dunhill • Armani Jeans • Bally • Boss • Bottega Veneta• Burberry • Bulgari • Calvin Klein Jeans • Cartier • Chanel • Chopard • Christian Dior• Coach • Coccinelle • Emporio Armani • Furla • Grosse • Gucci • Hermès • Kate Spade• Kipling • Lacoste • Longchamp • Loro Piana • MCM • Michael Kors • Moncler • Paul & Shark• Piaget • Polo Ralph Lauren • Prada • Rimowa • Saint Laurent • Salvatore Ferragamo • Stuart Weitzman • Swarovski• Tiffany & Co. • Tod’s • Tory Burch • Tumi • Valentino • Victoria’s Secret • And More PERFUMES COSMETICS & SKINCARE • Alexander McQueen • Anessa • Anna Sui • Aramis • Armani Privé • Atelier • Aveda • Azzaro • Becca • Benefit • Biotherm • Bobbi Brown • Bottega Veneta • Burberry • Bulgari…
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November 30, 2017
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Power Experience: Flavours of Travelling

FLAVOURS OF TRAVELLING Life is a flavourful journey for two travel and shopping buddies “Mark Thawin P Seawtong” and “Daeng Nantana Huangrak“. King Power, as the gateway to every traveller’s journey, is like a seasoning that makes a trip more pleasant for the pair. Mark and Daeng began their friendship one fateful day five years ago, and it was a memory to cherish for life. “We met through a client and my assistant. We share the same lifestyle -- we love food, travel and shopping -- so we hit it off right away,” Mark recalled. Thanks to their shared interests, they soon became food, shopping and travel buddies who explored the world together. “When I travel with my friends and the trip is shopping-focused, Daeng is always invited,” said Mark with a smile. He shared the story about his recent trip to Germany, in which he went with six close friends.…
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November 30, 2017
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Power Highlight : Explore Endlessly at King Power Rangnam

EXPLORE END LESSLY AT KING POWER RANGNAM Any traveller’s goal is to discover the wonders of the world. King Power, as the gateway that welcomes visitors to their dream destination, offers a new experience that will delight and amaze them like never before. The best of the world is brought together at the new look of King Power Rangnam, which will completely redefine duty free shopping experience.This superior experience that King Power offers not only includes shopping but also extends to other experiences and wonderful flavours from around the world, brought together under one roof to indulge you in spectacular entertainment equipped with state-of-the-art light and sound, and delightful culinary offerings from around the world. There’s something for every of your lifestyle preference. Watches Be fascinated by the stunning mechanical feats of the world’s foremost fine-watch brands. Swing by The Watches & Jewellery Collections if you are looking for an impressive wrist wear. Fashion Brand Boutique…
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November 30, 2017
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Power Exclusive : The New King Power Rangnam

Explore the new King Power Rangnam which offers more than just duty free shopping as it is set to become the new "Lifestyle Destination" of  Thailand Brand Boutiques are located, featuring luxury fashion brand such as  Alexander McQueen, Armani Exchange, Bally, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Calvin Klein Jeans, Coach, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Moncler, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stuart Weitzman After its major renovation, King Power Group is now ready to unveil the new King Power Rangnam, starting from October 1 onward. The 14,000 sq m of space is transformed to a world-class venue offering the best products, experiences and flavours from around the world. Experience world-renowned brands, world-class entertainment with state-of-the-art light and sound, and delightful delicacies from all over the world. The first floor is where Brand Boutiques are located, featuring luxury fashion brand such as  Alexander McQueen, Armani Exchange, Bally, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Calvin Klein Jeans, Coach, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Lacoste,…
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November 30, 2017
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Masthead

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Voramas Srivaddhanaprabha DEPUTY EDITOR Chatsarun Pinitchai CONTENT EDITORS Issaraporn Dejvichienkamkerng Khwannate Gatesuesaat Suvat Sirisom Chiraphorn Wiriyasiriphot Nurazelah Ranangkul INFORMATION INQUIRIES Media Transasia Thailand Limited Tel: 0 2204 2370-89 Fax: 0 2204 2390-1 ADVERTISING Wimonwan Kularb Philaipun Chanyutthana Tel: 0 2204 2370-89 Ext. 109 or 089 229 3998 COLOUR SEPARATION 71 Inter Scan Co., Ltd. Tel: 0 2234 4457, 0 2233 7398 PRINTING Comform Co., Ltd. Tel: 0 2368 2942-7, 0 2368 3840-4 EXECUTIVE ADVISOR Kullawit Laosuksri CREATIVE DIRECTOR Sanshai Jirat Subpisankul FASHION FEATURE WRITER Chalisa Viravan LIFESTYLE EDITOR Settapong Pawwattana ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Ekarin Yusuksomboon EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Titaporn Phukphak PHOTOGRAPHERS Pisid Whangvisarn Ong-on Upa-in Waroon Kiettisin Kitti Bowornphatnon Pipat Jamrat DESIGN DIRECTOR Peerapong Pongprapapun DEPUTY DESIGN DIRECTOR Warokat Krutharot ART DIRECTOR Manop Rattanaseangkumjorn GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Wuttisak Sukmorn Supattra Ka-A-Nan EDITORIAL COORDINATOR Siraya Chairattakorn DIGITAL IMAGE Thana Swadnopparat PRINTING COORDINATORS Nat Sriyaphai Natchanan Kaewsasaen PUBLICITY 8 King Power Complex, Rang Nam Alley, Khwaeng…
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November 30, 2017