Pattaya Mail turns 15
Vol. XVI No. 51 Friday
December 19 - December 25, 2008
Travel & Tourism
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Pattaya Sports Round-up
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Arts - Entertainment - Lifestyles
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Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
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.
continued | More News
British ambassador opens
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.
continued | More News
Abhisit Vejjajiva elected new prime minister
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.
continued | More Community
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.
Continued | More features
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
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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