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An inspiration - one of many in Pattaya

Friday, 01 March 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 9 By Derek Franklin
Chonburi native Nititorn is, to his family and teachers, a normal eighteen year old student. But to the younger students at his school, and many who meet him, he is…
Although the skies were a little cloudy on Sunday, February 3, the sun shone brightly in the hearts of hundreds of children and adults who were gathered at the new…
The Thai couple who set a record for the world’s longest kiss in 2011 celebrated their 10th anniversary by setting a new record at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Valentine’s…

Kung Hei Fat Choi

Friday, 15 February 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 7 By Staff reporters
Pattaya slides into Year of the Snake Tributes to gods and ancestors were made across the region as Thai-Chinese residents welcomed in the Year of the Snake. Culture Minister Sonthaya…

GM Gang celebrates the New Year at Hilton Pattaya

Friday, 15 February 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 7 By Staff reporters
Having taken a break during the festive season when every hotel was packed to the brim, and no GM had any spare time for fellowships, Chatchawal Supachayanont, general manager of…
More than 150 foreign expatriates and an equal number of Thais attended a day-long “Pattaya Community Safety” meeting Jan. 29 at city hall, taking in briefings from top Royal Thai…

The deVine Club celebrates another Wine Spectator award

Friday, 08 February 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 6 By Dr. Iain Corness
When you mention “wine tastings”, the image of long wooden school forms with breadsticks and water and an attendant spittoon comes immediately to mind.  Now, undoubtedly at the ‘professional’ events…

Amari and BCCT find the power of prayer

Friday, 08 February 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 6 By Dr. Iain Corness
The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) hosted the year’s first networking evening for the BCCT last Friday, inviting the American Chamber (AmCham), the Australian Chamber (AustCham) and the South…

Souped-up beds dash down Beach Road

Friday, 01 February 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 5 By Derek Franklin & Warunya Thongrod
They didn’t win the race, but the Pullman Pattaya Hotel G team did win the most colorful costume trophy in this year’s running of the Pattaya Bed Race.  Organized by…

Anchors Away

Friday, 25 January 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 4 By Derek Franklin & Paul Strachan
On the morning of Saturday the 19th of January a large group of boys, as well as a few girls, from the Father Ray Children’s Home climbed aboard the ‘Pirate…
More than 200 people learned about the power of the mind as the Dhamma on Time Group hosted a day-long merit-making ceremony and lecture on January 10, to celebrate the…

Pattaya lights up 2013 in style

Friday, 11 January 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 2 By Staff reporters
More than 2,000 fireworks turned night into day when the Pattaya area counted down the end of 2012 and welcomed in the New Year. Pattaya Countdown 2012 capped a week…
Christmas may not be a legal holiday in Thailand, but thousands of tourists and residents still get into full spirit for the Dec. 25 occasion, despite unseasonably warm temperatures that…

Chambers combine at the Amari

Friday, 28 December 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 52 By Dr. Iain Corness
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), in the true spirit of goodwill towards everyone, invited the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) to…

Ingo Raeuber and Natthakarn Sinprasom finally tie the knot

Friday, 28 December 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 52
After three and a half years, Natthakarn Sinprasom and Ingo Raeuber, Group General Manager of Pinnacle Hotels, Resorts & Spas, finally made it to the altar.  The wedding that had…
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