HM the King wishes everyone “to be happy and to progress in life”
Thailand’s revered and beloved King at told his subjects that everyone shares the same New
Year’s wish - to be happy and to progress in life..
Pattaya officials press efforts to cut road-related holiday deaths
The verdict is still out on how successful they were, but Pattaya city and police officials made a concerted effort to educate drivers
on how to prevent accidents during the New Year’s holiday, traditionally one
of the deadliest seven day spans on Thai roads..
Business owners lavish food, gifts on public officials, media
Pattaya Business & Tourism Association members
presented New Year’s gifts to politicians and mass media members as
thanks for forwarding their interests during the past year.
Economy likely to grow 3-5% next year, says BoT
The New Year exploded across Pattaya in a shower of
fireworks and traditional celebrations as the city counted down to 2011. Pattaya’s entire beachfront was lit up with fireworks
displays, the largest of them staged at Bali Hai Pier where city officials
presided over the official Grand Pattaya Countdown 2011. Shells exploded in
a rainbow of colors for 10 minutes in a show seen across Thailand and Asia
on television and by tens of thousands in town.
St Andrews School challenges students with the installation of a new adventure ropes course
Traversing a chasm filled with crocodiles
on a single trapeze wire, shooting down the zip wire,
crossing over the rope suspension bridge, balancing on
the swinging log and getting your group through the
giant Spider’s web.
United juniors held to stalemate by Chonburi ‘Sharks’
The FA Youth Cup 2010-2011 brought an intriguing fixture
last week as Pattaya United took on local rivals Chonburi FC in a Group C
encounter at the Chonburi administration organization sports stadium on
Thai food tops in attracting tourists to Bangkok: Survey
Foreign tourists still enjoyed travelling to Bangkok at
year-end, mostly attracted by Thai food and hospitality, and their top
destination of choice in Bangkok was the Grand Palace and the Temple of the
Emerald Buddha, according to an opinion survey released at the end of the
Over two-thirds - 70.6 percent of the 663 foreign
tourists polled - said that Thailand’s political conflicts and protests are
less likely to influence their decision to travel to Bangkok.