Vol. XII No. 13
Friday March 26 - April 1, 2004
Dining Out & Entertainment
Life in Fun City
Clubs in Pattaya
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Music fans inundate city during Pattaya Music Festival 2004
Tens of thousands pack the streets as music rocks the city
absolutely inundated with music fans last weekend when this year’s version of
the Pattaya Music Festival showcased international stars and Thailand’s
hottest bands. Literally tens of thousands packed the beachside resort for the
three-day festival, causing major traffic jams, but also turning Pattaya into
one big party. Shown here, Sontaya Khunpluem, tourism and sports minister, beat
the victory drum to set the party in motion. (Full story and more photos on
center pages this week)
continued | More News
Officials to increase law enforcement in an attempt to reduce Songkran fatalities
Police stocking up on breathalyzers
and radar guns
On average, at least 36 people die on Thailand’s roads
every 24 hours. This equates to 1.5 deaths per hour, totaling a staggering
13,000 fatalities per year. Over 70 percent of the deaths are alcohol and speed
related, especially during festivals such as Songkran.
Deputy Prime Minister Jaturon Chaisaeng released these
frightening statistics at a recent eastern region policy meeting held at
Pattaya’s Adriatic Hotel.
continued | More
Local elections this weekend
Happy Birthday Arlette
Arlette Cykman is a well known lady in Pattaya, and not
only in the Pattaya International Ladies Club where she has an important
function on the board, but also as businesswoman who has shown to possess an
infallible taste in jewelry.
continued | More Community
Skal Club of Pattaya and East Thailand cruises off into the sunset
The Skal Club of Pattaya (only 1 of the 535 Skal Clubs in 82
countries with over 25,000 members) under the leadership of newly elected
Pattaya president for 2004, Bob Lee, cruised into the sunset and Pattaya Bay
last Thursday on board the “MV Saifon” operating from the new Bali Hai
continued | More Features
Ingsawang, (centre) Permanent Secretary of Tourism and Sports Ministry recently
presided over the opening ceremony of the 4th Discovery Thailand 2004 at Queen
Sirikit National Convention Centre. The Dusit Resort Pattaya sales team
welcomed him during his visit at their booth.
More Social Events
Golden Goal decides B. Grimm Polo Tournament
Saturday March 20 was another big day for polo
enthusiasts in Thailand. Harold Link, the owner of B. Grimm & Co.
invited Thailand’s horse lovers and countless members of society to the B.
Grimm Polo Tournament finals at Siam Polo Park Pattaya.
continued | More Sports
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