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Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital celebrates 12th anniversary

International Association of University Presidents visits the Royal Cliff Beach Resort

Santa spotted in Jomtien

Jack Khanijou celebrates his 40th birthday with friends and relatives

Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital celebrates 12th anniversary

Looks forward to advancing its cardiac technology

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Bangkok Pattaya Hospital recently celebrated its 12th anniversary at the lobby of Building A, Bangkok Pattaya Hospital. The party was held on December 20th and presided over by its director, Dr. Pichit Kangwonkit.

Dr. Pongsak Wittayakorn, managing director of the Bangkok-Dusit Wechakarn Public Co., Ltd. and the management team of the Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital at the 12th anniversary celebrations.

This year the hospital will be focusing on improving its cardiac technology and helping patients with heart problems. The hospital has successfully cured over 10 patients through cardiac catheterization. It is now ready to provide open-heart surgery to all heart patients.

During his speech, Dr. Pichit said Bangkok Pattaya Hospital is trusted by the public and is well supported by all sectors including the regional hospital networks, the press, and business people. He also mentioned the hospitalís new expansion project - a new building with an investment of 300 million baht is under construction and will be used for certain departments including cardiac, pediatric, neurology, allergy, dermatology, and lasik surgery departments. The building will be equipped with modern and effective medical technology under the supervision of specialists from each medical field.

The hospital is now providing full service for heart patients that is fast and efficient in both diagnoses and treatment.


International Association of University Presidents visits the Royal Cliff Beach Resort

Sixteen members of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) recently paid an inspection visit to the Royal Cliff Beach Resort with an eye towards holding a future event here. Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, the president of Siam University, led the group, which hailed from 10 different universities from around the world.

Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit (first row, 6th from left), president of Siam University and leader of the IAUP delegation that recently visited the Royal Cliff Beach Resort, was given a warm welcome by the resort executives including the managing director, Panga Vathanakul (front row, 4th from left) and the general manager, Andrew J. Wood (far right).

The IAUP, founded in Oxford, England in 1964, is an association of approximately 600 chief executives from higher education institutions from around the world. The primary purpose of the IAUP is to strengthen the international mission and quality of education of these institutions and to promote global awareness and competence through education. Known as the Triennial, the IAUPís major congress is held every three years.


Santa spotted in Jomtien

Santa Claus and Rudolf started their journey to Thailand from Sweden. As Rudolf thought the temperature in Thailand was too high, he and Santa Claus agreed that Santa would use another animal more suitable during Santaís rounds in Thailand. Rudolf would spend some relaxing time in the mountains around Chiang Mai while Santa Claus, Anders Weilander, did his rounds in Thailand on a huge elephant.

This picture shows Santa visiting NPC Beach Club in Jomtien. Since none of the houses in the village had chimneys and the constructions were not strong enough for big elephants, Santa decided to come by road. Santa spent several hours with small and big kids in the village who assembled at the residence of the Moore family. It must be added that reindeers have been seen in the Chiang Mai area and some even claimed to have seen flying elephants on New Years Eve.


Jack Khanijou celebrates his 40th birthday with friends and relatives

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Boutique owner Jack Khanijou celebrated his 40th birthday on December 20th with his friends and relatives at the pool area of Little Hill Resort, owned by Hans Rudolf Frei, a Swiss entrepreneur. Khanijou, a local tailor, is considered a very successful businessman.

Friends bestow gifts to Jack on the occasion of his birthday.

The occasion was not only a birthday party, but also a chance for friends and family to get together. Cocktails were served to guests followed by a delicious buffet dinner and sumptuous desserts. Khanijou also gave a speech thanking all his family members and business partners for coming to his party. Later in the night everyone danced to great music and had a wonderful time.