Vol. XVIII No. 1 Friday
January 1 - January 7, 2010
Travel & Tourism
Dining Out & Entertainment
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
Clubs in Pattaya
Current Movies in Pattaya's Cinemas
Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern
|SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND
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
continued | More News
completion set for mid-March
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
continued | More News
Pattaya businesses donate bulletproof vests to border-patrol agents
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
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
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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