Vol. XVIII No. 5 Friday
January 29 - February 4, 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
Evicted Wong Amat food vendors protest beach development
Tourists and expats join in the protest against the city tearing down
the illegal restaurants and shops on Wong Amat Beach.
continued | More News
City moves to cordon off swimming, diving areas from boats
an effort to shore up marine safety standards as well as the city’s
reputation, Pattaya Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh called together city
department heads to brainstorm ways to prevent further accidents like the
one that killed a Russian diver off Koh Larn earlier this month. At the Jan.
15 session, Ronakit assured the public the city has not taken lightly any of
the three accidents and three boating-related deaths since early December.
Indeed the city has begun surveying beaches, watersports areas and marine
transport routes to determine how to better protect tourists.
continued | More News
Pattaya opens its hearts, wallets to aid Haitian quake victims
Noise around Soi Buakhao
Events Coming Up
Rotary Club of Pattaya Marina holds 1st party of 2010
The Rotary Club of Pattaya Marina held its first party of
the new year with Rotarian Jean Francois Le Cot hosting a barbecue at his
Kasira farm Jan. 9.
continued | More Community
A call for education reform
on National Teacher’s Day
Calling education the “motor that will drive the nation’s progress,”
Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome honored and encouraged more than 1,000
Pattaya teachers to reform Thailand’s educational system at a National
Teacher’s Day celebration at the Pattaya Indoor Stadium.
Continued | More features
College students enjoy their field trip
We all remember school trips from our childhood, wherever we may
have been brought up. And in Thai schools today, this tradition continues,
especially as recent educational acts have stressed the need for Thai
children to experience their culture close up and first hand.
Continued | More Our Children
Maria Kirilenko plans early arrival in Pattaya
Russian star Maria Kirilenko, who knocked out former
champion Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open, is planning to arrive early
in Pattaya to prepare for the upcoming US$220,000 PTT Pattaya Open,
Continued | More Sports
Ophthalmologists from Bangkok Hospital Pattaya led by Dr Pipat
Anuchatrakoon recently provided free eye check-ups for underprivileged
children from the School for Blind as part of the hospital’s community
More Social Events
Jeez, Pascal! Bring on the cheese!
A couple of weeks ago, Pascal Schnyder wrote to the Dining
Out Team suggesting that we might like to try the new menu at Restaurant
Poseidon in the Jomtien Complex.
More Dining Out
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