Vol. XII No. 1
Friday January 2 - January 8, 2004
Dining Out & Entertainment
Life in Fun City
Clubs in Pattaya
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Victims of High Five fire provide chilling
“It’s a Christmas miracle he survived,” one witness said
Christmas Eve last week, an electric transformer exploded next to the High Five
Hotel on Soi & in Central Pattaya. As reported in Pattaya Mail last week,
there were no fatalities, but there were a number of injuries ranging from
rather minor to quite severe. In the aftermath of the terrifying event, Pattaya
Mail managed to talk with some of the victims. Here is what we found out:
All who were interviewed agreed that the firefighters did a
great job and were true heroes of this sad event, as was the staff of the
neighboring Sunbeam Hotel, who did their utmost to console and help the injured.
But almost all lamented the lack of fire security at the High Five Hotel.
continued | More News
Over 3,000 people attend Road Safety campaign launch in Pattaya
Replace those useless helmets with proper ones
the good Doctor Iain Corness says, “If you have a 100 baht head, where a 100
baht helmet.” Although officials used different words, they basically said the
same thing as part of the message they were sending to over 3,000 motorcyclists,
residents and officials who attended the launch of Pattaya’s road safety
continued | More
PM predicts no vote buying in next election
Foodmart Jomtien offers more choice for their customers
New fresh food and meat section now open
The Foodmart supermarket, which has been operating for
over two years, recently opened a new section offering fresh food and meat
to customers. The 24/7 supermarket held a special opening party for
customers, guests and associates at its Thappraya Road location with special
guest of honor Santsak Ngamphiches performing the customary formalities.
continued | More Community
National Sports Week commemorated to honor HM the King
Pattaya to get new stadium to host ASEAN Games
City efforts to add an S for Sports to Pattaya’s
reputation of Sea, Sand and Sun have been successfully recognized by the
“powers that be” after a series of sporting activities on Sunday
December 21, culminating with the presentation of the International
Olympic Committee of Thailand blazer to Mayor Pairat Sutithamrongsawat
symbolizing that Pattaya is now recognized as an international sports
continued | More Features
Schnyder the ever smiling and congenial landlady of Casa Pascal had an
impromptu birthday celebration as the clock struck midnight ringing in a new
year in the life of this dynamic businesswoman. Some of the last diners who
happened to be there joined in the celebrations to wish her many happy returns.
(l-r) Juha Aaltonen MD of ScanAsia-Kitchen Studio, Peter Malhotra, Kim
and Pascal Schnyder, Ann and Felix Curschellas.
More Social Events
Usa and Walter star in Santa Scramble
The Shenanigans Santa Pairs Scramble at Eastern Star
turned out to be something of a ‘major’ tournament, instead of the usual
Shenanigans Tuesday outing.
continued | More Sports
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