Pattaya Mail turns 15
Vol. XVI No. 17 Friday
April 25 - May 1, 2008
Travel & Tourism
Dining Out & Entertainment
Life in Fun City
Pattaya Mail Story
Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Kingdom of Thailand rejoices at the celebration
of Their Majesties fifty-eighth wedding anniversary
His Majesty King
Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great and Her Majesty Queen Sirikit celebrate Their 58th
wedding anniversary on Monday, April 28. (Photo courtesy of the Bureau of the
continued | More News
A safer and more secure Songkran
The Songkran festivities in Pattaya this year were as exuberant as any
other year, but with tough controls placed on the throwing of water on
the highways and on drunken driving, the accident rate was lower than
might have been expected.
Continued | More features
May 1 is Labor Day
More Mail Bag
Deficiencies of British NHS system
Hamlet set to take to the stage
of the Regents’ Globe Theatre
Following their hugely successful performances of
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (2005), Russell’s Educating Rita (2006) and
Shelley’s Frankenstein (2007), the TNT / American Theatre Group make a
welcome return visit to the Regent’s School Globe Theatre on Tuesday, April
29 at 7.30 p.m. with their flagship production of the most famous play in
the literature of world drama, Hamlet by William Shakespeare.
continued | More Community
Jumbo-size Songkran fun
at Nong Nooch
Songkran attractions at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden included a parade with
floral floats and a team of elephants to join in the water fun with
Sattahip District Chief Narong Chantarangkul, director of the Tourism
Authority of Thailand Central Region 3 Office Chaiwat Charoensuk, and Nong
Nooch general manager Mrs Kwanwan Khantisuk presided over the opening of the
festivities on April 12, with celebrations being held through to April 14.
Continued | More features
Bikes on show at BITEC
Our motorcycling editor at large, Alan Coates,
covered this aspect of the show and we will be highlighting
a few of the motorcycles over the next few weeks. His report
This year the overall impression is that the major Japanese
and German manufacturers wanted to showcase their latest
offerings in the large capacity Tourers, Sports Tourers and
Muscle bikes for the Thailand market.
More Auto Mania
Amari organize charity bowl - “Rolling for Nong”
The Amari Orchid Resort & Tower, Pattaya held a charity
bowling tournament titled “5th Amari Bowling…Rolling for Nong” on April 16
at the P.S. Bowling complex above Top’s Supermarket in Central Pattaya.
Continued | More Sports
Kids ‘Paradise’ has brought in a wonderful opportunity for
children staying in the resort to have a truly memorable holiday. Located in
the basement level of the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel, the Kids Paradise
is open from 10.30 to 15.30 hrs on Saturdays and Sundays from now until the
end of May. Children of the guests staying in the four hotels of the resort
can enjoy complimentary chocolate drinks, milk and milk products,
participate in drawing classes and watch cartoons under the attentive care
of the resort’s staff.
More Social Events
Lunch at the Green Bottle
The Green Bottle is not a new venue for Pattaya. The sign above the door says it all - 1988. Twenty years old this year, but if there is anyone unsure of exactly where it is located, it is on Second Road, just after Soi Diana Inn on the right hand side and just after Mike’s Department store on the left. It is one arm of the large Diana Group, under the control of Sopin Thappajug, one of the pioneers of tourism in Pattaya.
More Dining Out
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