Mail turns 13
Vol. XV No. 1
Friday January 5 - January 11, 2007
Travel & Tourism
Dining Out & Entertainment
Pattaya Mail Story
Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Pattaya parties despite
bomb blasts in the capital
Despite the turmoil in Bangkok,
celebrations went ahead without incident in Pattaya. Security was stepped up but
that didn’t keep thousands of revelers bringing in 2007 with plenty of cheer.
Shown here (from left to right) Itthipol Khunplome, Miss Thailand 2006 Lalana
Kongtoranin, Mayor Niran Wattanasartsathorn and Chanyuth Hengtrakul enjoy a
Champagne toast on the stage at Bali Hai pier.
continued | More News
5 die in Christmas Eve crash on Sukhumvit
Five people were killed when the car they were traveling in hit a power pole
on Sukhumvit Road in the early hours of December 24.
The accident happened in front of the Pattaya Iron Steel Center Shop near to
Jittapawan College. The car was speeding in the direction of Chonburi.
Police, Sawang Boriboon Foundation officers and a physician from Banglamung
Hospital were called to the scene where they found that the vehicle, a black
BMW series 312i, had plowed into the front of the iron shop and then hit a
power pole. All five people in the car were killed on impact.
continued | More News
Life jackets to be enforced on tourist boats
Bangkok Pattaya Hospital celebrates 16th anniversary
Bangkok Pattaya Hospital celebrated its 16th anniversary on December 20,
with hospital director Dr Piras Pradithwanit leading a Buddhist ceremony
featuring nine monks to commemorate the occasion. Senior doctors, including
Dr Yingdao Krairuek, chief executive officer of Bangkok Eastern Hospital
Group, and Kamjorn Suriyasin, assistant director of Bangkok Pattaya
Hospital, were also present.
continued | More Community
Christmas in Pattaya - there’s no better place to be
Pattaya once again proved to be “the place to be” for
Christmas, as, despite this being a mostly Buddhist country, there was
plenty of Christmas spirit and many traditional celebrations to choose
continued | More features
Oxford Junior School holds annual party for parents
On December 20 at the Town in Town Hotel in Central Pattaya, Kamonporn
Saetae, director of Oxford Junior School in Pattaya held a party for the
parents of the school’s pupils.
More Our Children
Jameson’s rings in Christmas, but Harry & Saranya were loudest!
The 2nd annual “Golden Gloves Pattaya” junior boxing tournament was held
December 21-27 at The Thepprasit Boxing Ring. Famous boxing trainer Yodthong
Sriwararak presided over the opening of the competition, which included many
novice boxers from the Chonburi region.
continued | More Sports
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