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Small independent films dominated big box-office movies as Thailand’s equivalent of the Oscars rolled out the red carpet in Pattaya. “Tang Wong,” the story of a teenage boy who accidently…

Lampang woman set to be first Thai in space

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
A diminutive Lampang woman is set to go where no Thai has gone before after triumphing in a string of contests and camps to win a six-minute ride in space…

German flavour added to the BCCT mix

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Special Correspondent
The Cape Dara Resort hosted the latest combined chamber networking event at the end of last month. Up until now the combined chamber networking has consisted of those members from…

Cobra Gold visit the community

Friday, 28 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 9 By Derek Franklin
The teenagers attending the Father Ray Center for Children with Special Needs are, like many teenagers, obsessed with playing soccer. They train every morning and again in the afternoon, and…

Burapha Bike Club revs Pattaya tourism

Friday, 28 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 9 By Urasin Khantaraphan
The Burapha Bike Week rolled again into the Eastern National Sports Stadium in Jomtien Beach, drawing fewer motorcycle enthusiasts than last year, but still generating more than 20 million baht…

Skål consults the Doctor

Friday, 28 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 9 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Skål International Pattaya and East Thailand chapter held their February meeting at the Bangkok Hospital Pattaya.  This venue was a most suitable one, with the topic being “Medical Tourism…

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…
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