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Vol. XVIII No. 1 Friday
January 1 - January 7, 2010

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Social Scene
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Mail Bag
Life in Fun City
Pattaya Sports Round-up
Long Live His Majesty the King
Property - Real Estate
Arts - Entertainment & It
Miss Tiffany Universe 2009
Happy Birthday HM Queen Sirikit

Sophon TV-Guide
Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas


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Happy New Year 2010

This photo taken by Pattaya Mail reporter Vimolrat Singnikorn shows the fireworks display on Christmas night, which also began Pattaya’s countdown to 2010. The festivities continue nightly at Bali Hai pier, through to the wee hours of January 1. All hotels and entertainment venues will also be holding exciting events. Whatever you choose to do, have a great New Year’s Eve and as always, please use extreme care when driving, and never drive drunk. From all of us in the Pattaya Mail family, we wish you a happy, healthy, safe and prosperous New Year.

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Highway 7 completion set for mid-March

The final phase of the Chonburi-Pattaya Motorway will be complete by mid-March, marking completion of a four-year project to relieve traffic congestion and create a convenient link between Pattaya and Bangkok International Airport.
Atit Keowkam, an engineer with Naowaratpattanakarn, the firm leading construction of Highway 7, said the last phase of the 2 billion baht project will open to traffic March 14.
“The fourth phase is 90 percent complete,” he said. “About 400 meters of road surface, installation of signs and lights will be done soon.”
Highway 7 was authorized by the Department of Highways as an urgent measure to relieve traffic that was crippling development of the Eastern Seaboard. It was also aimed at capitalizing on the opening of the Suvarnabhumi airport, which is located much closer to Pattaya than the old Don Muang facility.

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More News
Pattaya businesses donate bulletproof vests to border-patrol agents

Mail Bag
Cash will soon be worthless trash
Events Coming Up
New Year’s Eve Dining & Events


PCEC members entertained with beautiful voices of Father Ray Foundation children’s choir

Master of Ceremonies Bob Sutterfield welcomed everyone to the regular Sunday meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club on December 20 at the Amari’s Henry J. Beans Restaurant, then told everyone that they were in for special treat. He mentioned that after the presentation by Mike Lancaster, director of development with the Father Ray Foundation, everyone would be entertained with the beautiful voices of the children’s choir from the Foundation.

continued | More Community


Ho, Ho, Holiday Spirit
at Pattaya Hotels

There may not have been snowmen or even chimneys for Santa to slide down, but Pattaya had plenty of Christmas spirit with hotels, restaurants,

Continued | More features


Tanaree Fungpinyopap honored with the Special Inspiration Award

Tanaree Fungpinyopab, lovingly known as “Nui”, the 29 year old chief receptionist at the Redemptorist Center lodge,

Continued | More Our Children


Asian team too strong for Germany at Thai Polo Club

The Thai Polo Club near Horseshoe Point was the setting for the B.Grimm 131st Anniversary Polo Cup on Sunday December 13, featuring a one-off match between a combined South East Asian team and a strong and powerful looking German National side.

Continued | More Sports


Boxer / actor Gary Stretch, a former champion and now A-listed actor, has his photograph taken in Jameson’s the Irish Pub Pattaya with some very happy to meet him staff.

More Social Events


Dicey Reilly’s Pub and Eatery

Dicey Reilly’s Pub and Eatery must be the newest venue in town, having opened with a flurry of the green on December 19.

More Dining Out


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