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Pattaya celebrates Makha Bucha Day

Friday, 21 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 8 By Staff reporters
Pattaya Buddhists, shown here on “Buddha Hill” (Wat Khao Phra Yai), made merit and paraded with candles as the area celebrated Makha Bucha Day, one of the holiest days on…

Love prevails on sober Valentine’s Day in Pattaya

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 8 By Warunya Thongrod
Lovebirds found Valentine’s Day in Pattaya a sobering experience, as the romantic holiday coincided with one of the holiest Buddhist days of the year. But in some places, love prevailed.…
A 24-year-old Bangkok woman with “perfect” skin beat out 40 others to be named the 2014 Chinese New Year’s Miss Qipao. Getmoli Rojanapradit took home 30,000 baht, gift vouchers from…

Do you have a bicycle that is no longer being used?

Friday, 14 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 7 By William Macey
Witnessing the smile on children’s faces when they receive something new is wonderful and is the only reward that Rick Bevington is looking for (there is never a lack of…
Pattaya Mail organizes charity concert in celebration of 20 years of service to the community Hucky Eichelmann, the German musician who has become synonymous with classical guitar in Thailand brought…
The “Year of the Horse” got off to a galloping start as Pattaya celebrated Chinese New Year with pageants, pyramids and parades. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome got things started at a…

International Bed Race

Friday, 31 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 5 By Derek Franklin
Now in its sixth year, the Pattaya International Bed Race organised by the Rotary Club of Pattaya and Pattaya City took place on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26, and more than…

Thai team prevails at BMW-B.Grimm Thai Polo Open

Friday, 31 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 5 By Elfi Seitz
Thailand triumphed over Malaysia at the BMW-B.Grimm Thai Polo Open, a prestigious afternoon event benefitting a royal charity. Royal granddaughter HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana tossed the match ball, standing in…

Sun shines on Pattaya Luxury Yacht

Friday, 24 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 4 By James Nicholls
Bakri Cono making history with first solar assisted luxury catamaran Just 30 years of age, Bernard Lamprecht is the CEO and Financial Director of the Bakri Cono shipyard. This young…

Joint Chambers of Commerce greet each other in 2014

Friday, 24 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 4 By Dr. Iain Corness
The first Joint Chambers meeting for 2014 took place in the Marriott’s Dicey Reilly’s Pub on Second Road.  The Chambers were the British Chamber of Commerce (BCCT), the American Chamber…
Imagination became reality for Eastern Seaboard kids as the area’s annual Children’s Day celebrations offered opportunities to play fireman, soldier and superhero. Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome, city council members and…
While tens of thousands counted down to 2014 at Bali Hai Pier, even more tourists rang in the New Year at Pattaya hotels, which rolled out finery, banquets and even…

Christmas at the Pattaya Orphanage

Friday, 03 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 1
It was in 1974 that Father Ray Brennan opened the doors of the Pattaya Orphanage to offer a loving home to unwanted and abandoned babies and young children. Being a…

First ever Christmas lunch

Friday, 03 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 1 By Derek Franklin
While most foreigners in Pattaya were enjoying the Christmas festivities on December 25th, for the majority of local Thais it was just another normal day. Schools were open and most…

Jolly Kids Xmas at Jameson’s

Friday, 03 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 1 By Paul Strachan
The TFI (Thai Farang Initiative) team held an exciting event in the run up to Christmas. With two highly successful music themed evenings under their belts, the team decided to…

Work is the curse of the drinking classes!

Friday, 03 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 1 By Dr. Iain Corness
(The following is a chapter from my third book, called “The Virgin Surgeon” which will be out later in 2014.) One of the lesser known medical specialties is Occupational Medicine.…
American astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria splashed down in NaJomtien for the launching of Heliotrope, a luxury yacht built at the Bakri Cono shipyards in the Ocean Marina complex.

Pattaya Sports Club and Jesters improve the facilities

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52 By William Macey
A significant event occurred in Pattaya in 2002, which was the opening of the Fountain of Life Centre for Children just off 3rd Road, run by the Good Shepherd Sisters.…

Fountain of Life Center celebrates year-end holidays

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52 By Warunya Thongrod
The Fountain of Life Children’s Center celebrated the year-end holidays with a party for sponsors who funded the day-care center’s restroom renovations.
Santa Claus made a special trip to visit young patients and those who are less fortunate, as Bangkok Hospital Pattaya organized their annual Charity Christmas Bazaar.
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