Vol. XII No. 5
Friday January 30 - February 5, 2004

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Free bus service slated for Pattaya

 starting Valentines Day

City shows heart with 6 month trial period

Pattaya City has announced the commencement of a free bus service on February 14 as a means to help solve the city’s traffic dilemma. A ceremony and fanfare will be held on Valentines Day to kick-start the new service.

In a press conference at city hall on Monday afternoon, Mayor Pairat Suthithamrongsawat and Dr. Thawatchai Laosirihongtong, director of the research and development department at the King Mongkut Institute of Technology, announced the upcoming plan to members of the media and government officials involved in traffic control.

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Midnight closing imminent for many types of entertainment venues

Nightlife operators brace for tough times ahead

Pattaya’s entertainment venue operators expressed fear that the impending government legislation controlling entertainment venues around the country will destroy their businesses and effectively wipe out tourism to this area.

Over 500 business operators sat stone faced at a Pattaya City Hall meeting last Thursday afternoon when city officials announced amendments to the 1966 legislation.

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Weekday tourism promotion proposed at PBTA meeting


PDG Gen. Saiyud Kerdphol impresses Rotarians to work in unity

Tolerance and understanding will lead to world peace

Past District Governor of Rotary International District 335 (now 3350) General Saiyud Kerdphol was the special guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Pattaya recently. Speaking in Thai and English, Gen. Saiyud spoke of the “Importance and necessity of cooperation between the diverse culture and traditions of the human race, if we want to achieve friendship, world understanding and peace.”

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Pattaya welcomes in a wet Year of the Monkey

Despite evening showers washing out some of the festivities, Chinese New Celebrations around the city continued throughout the evening on January 22 with only some acrobatics being cancelled as Pattaya residents and tourists welcomed in the Year of the Monkey.

Every year Thais of Chinese descent celebrate the traditional lunar New Year in grand style and this year was no exception. Festivities began in the afternoon with ceremonies taking place at city hall and a wide array of festivities in the Naklua area featuring the Lion dance and the dragon procession.

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Boonsong Nimsritrakul, (right) president of Cable Television Association of Thailand presented a gift basket to Chanyuth Hengtrakul, Managing Director of Sophon Cable TV Pattaya at their new year’s festivities.

More Social Events


Thai Bankers win annual PSC Charity Classic 2004

Friday January 23 at Phoenix Country Club (Stableford)

Once a year the ‘Rich and Famous’ of Pattaya Sports Club, this year 148 of them, gather on the playing fields of one of the fine golf courses in the area to give their time, and hopefully money, in the support of Pattaya Sports Club’s drive to raise finance for charity. This year the money raised will go to support the needy children in the area.

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