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Vol. XIV No. 4
Friday January 27 - February 2, 2006
Dining Out & Entertainment
Clubs in Pattaya
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Disabled representatives petition mayor for better facilities
Suporntham Mongkolsawat (left),
director of the Redemptorist Vocational School for the Disabled, and his
assistant Udomchoke Churat (right), tell the mayor that there is room for
improvement regarding access to the beach and other tourist areas in town.
continued | More News
Honest taxi driver returns a wad of money to his passenger
A taxi driver who found 2,350 pounds sterling (164,500 baht)
in his cab after driving a passenger to Pattaya drove back to the resort the
following day and presented the money to the astonished and grateful tourist.
continued | More News
Jaikla Phaenthong, 34, had delivered the tourist, British national Mathew
Wilson, 31, to the Sanya Hotel on January 17. Wilson had just arrived in
Thailand for a two-month holiday. Receiving what he thought were funds that had
been lost forever, Wilson praised the honesty of the driver, and the kindness
and honesty of the Thai people. Jaikla was presented with a 20,000 baht reward
for his good deed.
New U-turns will help ease traffic congestion
Dr Sunya hosts PIC Group New Year party
Dr Sunya Viravaidya hosted the PIC Group New Year
celebrations at Pattaya International Hospital on January 17. Honored guest
was General Niphon Pharunnit, adviser to the Royal Projects, who also
presided over the opening ceremony. More than 300 PIC Group employees gave
him a warm welcome with a standing ovation, and lighting candles and setting
continued | More Community
BCCT marches into 2006 at Jameson’s Irish Pub
The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) under
Vice-President Graham Macdonald will have their popular networking
evenings at least once a month on the Eastern Seaboard.
continued | More Features
Children visit HTMS Chakri Naruebet aircraft carrier
The aircraft carrier HTMS Chakri Naruebet drew great interest from
children and adults alike when it was opened to the public on National
Children’s Day, January 14.
HTMS Chakri Naruebet is used not only in military activities, but also as a
sea rescue vessel, a mobile ocean-going airport, and a field hospital. The
ship has participated in many rescue missions, such as the floods in the
South and during many storms that have battered the Thai coast.
More Kid’s corner
QBE Insurance Phang Nga Bay Regatta sets sail for Chinese New Year
Although the Ocean Marina basically opened the 2006 yacht-racing
season with the first of their monthly events and, further up the coast the
Royal Varuna Yacht Club has already gone into ‘over-drive’, it is really the
Phang Nga Regatta, which sets the pace for the New Year.continued | More Sports
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