Bangkok Pattaya Hospital receives special gifts from the Pattaya Mail for their 12th anniversary
The Bangkok Pattaya Hospital, now in its twelfth year of
operation, received a special gift from the offices of the Pattaya Mail
Publishing Company. Two hundred copies of the Pattaya Mail Dining Out
guide were handed over to the hospital’s International Department to be
placed in hospital rooms.
to R) Tony Malhotra presented 200 copies of the Dining Out Guide to Reina
Rances, Monica Rottman and Neil Maniquiz at the Bangkok Pattaya Hospital.
The gift is not only to give patients something else to
do to help make their time easier by learning about the city’s vast number
of restaurants and dining venues, but it also coincides with the 1st
anniversary of the Pattaya Blatt, the German language newspaper, and the
10th anniversary of the Pattaya Mail.
The Dining Out guides will add to the ever-increasing
services provided by the hospital for its patients, and the Pattaya Mail
was very happy to provide this extra benefit.
Bangkok Pattaya Hospital
to receive Prime Minister’s Export Award
As another feather in its cap, the local Bangkok Pattaya
Hospital is to be recognized for its services to Thailand in ‘exporting’
its facilities to the world.
The service carried out by the private hospitals in
Thailand in offering skilled medical care has been noted before, but this is
the first time that the Bangkok Pattaya Hospital has been fully recognized
and honoured with the Prime Minister’s Export Award.
The ceremony to reward the hospital will be held at the
Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok, Napalai Ballroom, on August 20th.
latest fundraiser for PGF
Richard from Amor, a member of the
Pattaya Gay Festival committee, hosted the latest dinner at his restaurant,
AMOR, in Pattayaland Soi 3 recently. After a pleasant meal the
ever-effervescent Jim Lumsden, with the help of some of the staff from
BoyzBoyzBoyz, encouraged the diners to lighten their wallets a little more
and by the end of the
Ray gets his hands on a new music center.
evening a total of just over
86,000 had been raised towards the PGF funds helping support the work of Dr
Philippe and Heartt 2000. The Committee would like to thank all who came to
the meal and those businesses who gave so generously in providing prizes for
the lucky draw.
Pattaya boasts of yet more university graduates
Pattaya has come of age. The children of our early
settlers are now coming into their own. These children are the future of
Pattaya, ushering in a new age of knowledge and development. We are proud of
you and continue to support you and other children to be diligent in their
studies and become the guiding forces of the new Pattaya.
proud Amrik Singh Kalra is flanked by his beautiful graduate nieces, Sunee
(left) and Arunee (right)
This week we are proud to present two of our newest
graduates. Sunee Sakgiraphong received her BSc in Business Administration
and Arunee Singsirikul received her BSc in Computer Science from Mahidol
University International College. Sunee writes about her experiences in
“I’m Sunee Sakgiraphong, I have just graduated from
Mahidol University International College. I had taken up business study as
my major subject and marketing as my minor. When I joined Mahidol, I was
just a little girl who didn’t know much about life and it was quite scary
and exciting at the same time because at (grade) school, we were pampered
and spoon-fed all the time, but here life was just a different ballgame. You
had to be on your own as well as responsible for all the steps you choose to
take. Mahidol gave me a platform to become tough and face all kinds of
situations and I also got the opportunity to participate in many activities,
made loads of friends and from then on, that little girl has turned out to
be a smart young woman.
“Four years have passed by real soon and now all I wish
is that I could turn back the clock because college life is the best time of
one’s life and every minute spent in that place will be cherished.
“I thank my loving parents for having given me the
opportunity to finish my studies. I will try to use my knowledge to help my
community where I live and further help to teach other children in getting a
Sophon cable introduces
Asian Pacific channel
A contract for the new Asian Pacific program channel was
recently co-signed by John Do Herdi from the Australian ABC Broadcasting
Corporation and Boonsong Nimsritrakul, president of the Cable TV Association
Many guests, including Chanyut Hengtrakul, advisor to the
minister of Sports and Tourism and advisor to the president of the cable TV
association of Thailand, attended the event.
The new channel will bring various forms of entertainment
including sports, documentaries, features, and educational programs.
Boonsong said that this will add to the already good
programs provided by the Sophon Cable TV Company. The viewers will benefit
more from receiving additional international programs at the same reasonable
Ye Olde Yodel
Happy National Swiss Day
Amari Orchid Resort started the month of August with an
experience to remember. Celebrating Swiss National Day, hosted by Executive
Assistant Manager Michael Goetz, Amari displayed an under the stars buffet
for all guests to feast upon. Tablecloths red and white, assorted breads,
crisp salads, appetizers, soup, authentic Swiss entr้es, imported
cheeses, exotic wines, and a dessert table of pure edible art delighted
palates of all nationalities.
Cheese!” Celebrating Swiss National Day, Amari Orchid Resort displayed an
under the stars buffet for all guests to feast upon, hosted by Executive
Assistant Managers Orapin Musiknavabutra and Michael Goetz (right) at left
are Khun Watana and Executive Chef Flemming Schulthess.
Many guests gathered around for the exhibit of fresh
potatoes smothered by hot Raclette cheese with paprika, kummels and baby
pickles; a true Swiss culinary honor. While dining, Swiss flags waved, live
music played and historical snow-packed televised mountains chilled the warm
night air. Festive, many danced until the cheese was rolled away while
others sipped chilled wine cheering the night on.
On August 1, 1291, three Alpine cantons swore the oath of
confederation, an act that later came to be regarded as the foundation of
Switzerland. Following this, the government decided in 1891 to declare the
day Switzerland’s national day.
Happy National Swiss Day to all from the management and
staff of the Amari Orchid Resort in Pattaya. Holey Swiss cheese! Sustain the
‘wit’ in Switzerland and keep your shape for next years delicious feast.
Eastern Seaboard execs meet at Art Café้ Pattaya
Stirling of Milan Crosse Partners once again invited executives from Eastern
Seaboard based enterprises to a regular monthly networking night at the Art
Caf้ Pattaya, their favorite place to meet. Picture shows Peter
Stirling and his guests together with host Jo Stetten.