Pattaya Mail turns 15
Vol. XVII No. 20 Friday
May 15 - May 21, 2009
Travel & Tourism
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Life in Fun City
Pattaya Sports Round-up
Arts - Entertainment - Lifestyles
PM celebrates 15th anniversary in style
Pattaya Mail Story
Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas
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by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
Temples crowded with devotees celebrating Visakha Bucha Day
Thousands of people visited their local temples
throughout the Eastern Seaboard to make merit on Visakha Bucha Day, May 8. This
most holy of Buddhist holy days celebrates the three important events in the
life of Lord Buddha all occurring on the same day: his birth, enlightenment and
achieving Nirvana. (Photo by Vimolrat Singnikorn)
Continued | More features
Sattahip citizens take oath of unity
Government officials and about 1,000 Sattahip people gathered to fly the
national flag and show their support for national unity in accordance with the
latest campaign to stop using violence to harm the country.
Yellow shirt and red shirt members alike, merchants, government workers and
youngsters gathered on May 1 at Sattahip District Office, led by Sattahip
District Chief Chaichan Iamcharoen to take an oath of loyalty in a campaign to
“Stop attacking Thailand.”
continued | More News
Officials, residents and tourists celebrate
When will people stop laughing at the discomfort of others?
PCEC observes world’s
The regular Sunday meeting of the Pattaya City Expats
Club got underway with a minute of silence at the Amari’s Henry J. Beans
Restaurant on Sunday, May 3.
continued | More Community
TAT festival fills beachfront
The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Five-Region Thai Travel Festival
drew tens of thousands of revelers over the long May Day weekend. The annual
event is organized as part of the continuing move to restore tourism and the
Continued | More features
Jesters Care for Kids distributes last of the 2008 funds
On Tuesday, April 13, Jester Wild Bill and myself, distributed
56,000 baht, the remaining funds from the mammoth Jesters Care for Kids
Charity Drive 2008.
Continued | More Our Children
Thai Legends make their mark
at Pattaya rugby 10s
The weekend of May 2-3 saw the staging of the tenth edition of the Chris
Kays Memorial 10’s Rugby Tournament, and 16 rugby teams from all over
Thailand and other parts of the world descended on Horseshoe Point in
Pattaya to contest what is now becoming one of the principal 10 a side
tournaments in the region.
Continued | More Sports
H.E. Hirofumi Nakasone, Japanese Minister of Foreign
Affairs, recently visited Pattaya. He stayed at the luxurious 5-Star Ocean
Tower of Amari Orchid Resort & Tower. Shown here, the minister is
welcomed by Simon Dell, executive assistant manager - rooms division.
More Social Events
Jameson’s Friday Fish and Chips
Friday is the day that people from the British Isles
traditionally have fish and chips.
More Dining Out
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