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Vol. XVI No. 51 Friday
December 19 - December 25, 2008

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Peace on Earth, goodwill towards all

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah

Dozens of orphans and children from the Redemptorist drop-in center were thrilled to see Santa arrive on an elephant to hand out presents and spread good will at the Pinnacle Grand Hotel. At this holiday time of warmth and happiness, the Pattaya Mail team wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah. May there be peace on earth and goodwill towards all.

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British ambassador opens Pattaya consulate

His Excellency Quinton Quayle, the British ambassador to Thailand and Laos, officially opened the British consulate here on December 15. It is located in Jomtien Soi 5, just a few doors from the immigration police bureau.
In his speech the ambassador said that he personally had taken a keen interest in opening an office in the resort because the foreign office statistics showed that there was an urgent need for the expansion.
Guests of honour were Police Colonel Somnuk Changate, superintendent of Banglamung police station, and Police Colonel Arnonnun Kamollut, superintendent of Pattaya Immigration.

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Abhisit Vejjajiva elected new prime minister

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Foreign ownership


World of Wine to sponsor wine at Charity Club of Pattaya’s Charity Gala Dinner 2009

The Charity Club of Pattaya, now in its 5th year, will be hosting its charity gala dinner, grand prize draw and auction on Saturday January 24, 2009 at the All Seasons Hotel Pattaya.

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Hard Rock lights up for charity

The 7th running of the Hard Rock Hotel’s Christmas Charity Light Up Dinner was held last weekend, packing the Hall of Fame. The people who attended were a true cross-section of the Eastern Seaboard community, both Thai and expats, government officials, NGO’s and private industry, and all ready to support the charity movement.

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Regent’s students bring Shakespeare’s “The Comedy Of Errors” to the Globe stage

A cast of 31 secondary students, aged 14-18 recently staged Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors in the Globe Theatre. The production involved 8 weeks of rigorous rehearsals which included a preparatory workshop on Commedia dell Arte led by Drama teacher Suzzie Sauer.

Continued | More Our Children


Disabled athletes take star billing at Special Olympics

Intellectually-disabled athletes took to the Nongprue running tracks in force recently to compete in a Special Olympics event, designed for the purpose of helping develop the mind and body of those with mental disabilities. Niyom Tiangthum, Deputy Mayor of Nongprue, presided over the opening ceremony of 2nd Special Olympics which saw a total of 180 athletes competing.

Continued | More Sports


Somsak Tanruengsri, general manager of Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, was honored to welcome Thailand’s German Ambassador, HE Dr. Hanns Schumacher, to the hotel. The ambassador came to visit the resort to attend the 4th Advisory Board Meeting from the Thai-German Partnership Program for Enterprise Competitiveness.

More Social Events


Siam Grill on Saturdays

For the Dining Out Team, Saturdays are always thought of as the end of the working week. A time to relax, and a night off from the kitchen for Madame, so when energetic Martine Klein, the food and beverage marketing communications coordinator from the Pattaya Marriott Resort and Spa rang to invite us to the Saturday Siam Grill, we jumped at the chance.

More Dining Out


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