Vol. XII No. 2
Friday January 9 - January 15, 2004

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Inquisitive two-year-old child has arm

 stuck in PVC pipe for three hours

Ordeal leaves toddler frightened but unscathed

Young Miss Ulun rests quietly while rescue workers carefully chip away at the cement in an attempt to free her arm from the PVC pipe she managed to get it stuck in. After about three hours, she was finally freed, much to everyone’s relief.

Two year-old Siqund Zsdottis is a typically inquisitive little girl, and it was that curiosity that caused a bit of a commotion around the Doktew Resort in North Pattaya last week.

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Critics say Bali Hai pier is being exploited and over-used

Year-end city council meeting addresses pier problems

During the city council’s final session for 2003 on December 29 at city hall, council members criticized the current state of the Bali Hai pier and admonished the bureaucracy for their lack of care for the venue.

Since its completion, the pier has constantly been a bone of contention with boat operators, many of whom claim that it was unsafe for use from the outset, and that they were nonetheless ordered to use it.

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Ancient ceremonial respects paid to King Taksin the Great


Hungry families to be fed thanks to Diana Group’s annual New Year’s donation to SOS Rice campaign

The annual charitable activities of the Diana Group are vast and widespread but one tradition has stuck, and that is the annual handover of rice and funds to the SOS Rice project.

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Pattaya brings in 2004 with a bang as thousands converge on South Pattaya

City jumps with merriment as lavish celebrations countdown the New Year

Thousands of residents and tourists converged on South Pattaya’s Walking Street and Bali Hai pier to see in the countdown to 2004, making the largest celebration in the city.

Billed as Heavenly @ Bali Hai - Pattaya celebration 2004 saw the largest party the city has ever seen, and as an international affair ranked high on the list of festivities.

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The Irish and the South Africans called a truce to join together in jolly merriment at the Art Café, celebrating the birthday of none other than Nevan Casey. Picture taken just before Bob had to be hauled off shows standing from left to right: Bob Lee, Brian & Leonie Croucher, Ritchie, Blaithin Leanne and Peter, seated left to right are Elmarie Lee and birthday boy Nevan Casey.

More Social Events


Pattaya should have a Hall of Fame for athletes

City to host first ASEAN Inter-games in 2005

Following the recent presentation of the International Olympic Committee of Thailand blazer to Mayor Pairat Sutithamrongsawat - symbolizing that Pattaya is now recognized as an international sports city - Ratnirund Peewsook, secretary and member of the National Olympic Committee in charge of mass sports activities, spoke with the Pattaya Mail concerning development plans for the city and the region. The interview was held shortly after the recent announcement of budget approval for the purchase of up to 150 rai of land to build an international sports stadium. In November 2005, Pattaya will host the first ASEAN Inter-games in this stadium.

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