Pattaya Mail turns 15

Vol. XVI No. 45 Friday
November 7 - November 13, 2008

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Pattaya Sports Round-up
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Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
PM celebrates 15th anniversary in style
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Loy Krathong: the most romantic
night on the Thai calendar

Loy Krathong, the most romantic night on the Thai calendar, this year falls on Wednesday November 12. The celebrations will be held throughout the city at hotels, entertainment venues and anywhere there is water, whilst the city organized fun will take place in Naklua in the afternoon and at Bali Hai pier in the evening.  Remember, celebrate with a biodegradable krathong.

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New Chonburi governor starts work

The new governor of Chonburi, Surapon Pongtadsirikun is taking up his new job with energy. He recently outlined how he would continue the policies of the previous governor at his first meeting at Pattaya City Hall on October 28 where he was welcomed by Pattaya Mayor Itthipol Khunplome.
He said he would concentrate on the four main policy issues for provincial development: traffic, narcotics, the environment and security, by continuing strategies of former governor, Pracha Taerat.
His first priorities are the traffic problems and transport logistics because Chonburi is growing rapidly.

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More News
Noise pollution worries council

Mail Bag
Farang volunteer police


PCEC meeting is truly “hip”

At the Sunday meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club at the Amari’s Henry J. Bean Restaurant on Sunday, October 26, MC Richard Silverberg began the proceedings by introducing fellow member Gavin Waddell from the International Relations Department, Phyathai Hospital Sriracha, to introduce the week’s guest speaker. Gavin then introduced Dr. Montien Sirisuntornlak, M.D., the hospital’s orthopedic surgeon who last spoke to the club on February 17, 2008 about knee replacement surgery.

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Halloween rather dead

It was appropriately ghostly on Halloween night but in the sense that there was not much going on to mark the occasion on Pattaya streets on October 30. Even though there were the usual crowds at all the nightlife areas, only some entertainment establishments responded to the special night to provide some spooky fun for their customers.

Continued | More features


Leadership camp inspires southern youth

Fifty-seven youngsters, mainly from the south, spent good learning time together in Pattaya in a leadership training camp organized by the Uniting Thai Hearts for the South Project, October 11-16.

Continued | More Our Children


Pinpradap beats Rajsky in thrilling tennis final

The first tournament of the Men’s Circuit took place from March –October this year and featured 60 men’s singles players and 24 doubles pairs from Pattaya

Continued | More Sports


Just arrived! The ‘Folksman Trio’ consisting of Ferdinand Cruz, Joselito Posadas and Sernil Seras are now entertaining guests at with their amazing performances at the Lanna Coffee shop next to the lobby of the Thai Garden Resort. They play daily (except Sundays) from 5.30 pm - 22.15 pm until the end of February. Call 038 370 614-8 for more information. See you there at the Thai Garden Resort where families never get bored.

More Social Events


Sunday lunch at Manhattans

In today’s troubled world, if you stand still in any business, just maintaining the status quo, then you are really going backwards. If you’ve got the product, then you have to find new ways of promoting it if you want to stay alive. Dave Bowers and Steve Manning from Manhattans understand that principle, and as part of their promotional push, they have introduced a Sunday lunch for the discriminating diners on the Eastern Seaboard.

More Dining Out


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