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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9876 hosts Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Friday, 23 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 47
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9876 held its traditional Veterans’ Day Ceremony on November 11th, 2012.  Approximately 80 members, family and friends gathered to pay homage to the millions…

Remembrancetide 2012

Friday, 23 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 47 By Bert Elson
For members of the Royal British Legion here in Thailand, November is our most active part of the year, we have our membership renewal, the period we call Remembrancetide and…

Lighthouse returns to the fabulous Thai Garden

Friday, 16 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 46 By Paul Strachan
The Thai Garden resort was the fabulous venue for the Lighthouse Club Pattaya’s monthly networking event held on Friday the 2nd of November. The sponsor for the evening was a…

PILC holds successful Annual Christmas Bazaar

Friday, 16 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 46 By Ann Winfield
The Pattaya International Ladies Club (PILC) held one of its most successful Christmas Bazaars at the Hilton Hotel in Pattaya on Saturday, November 3.  Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh opened the…

Honey for a child’s heart

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Irene Zijp
Rotary Library Project helps kids develop good learning habits at a tender age How passionate can you be about educating young children to travel almost 1000 kilometres to attend 2…

Pattaya Halloween celebrations a howling good time

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Vittaya Yoondorn
Pattaya put on its scariest face as tourists and residents alike haunted hotels, restaurants and nightlife districts to celebrate Halloween.  Shown here, mistresses of good and evil both scare and…

Filipina wins Miss International Queen

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45
A 21-year-old Filipina became the first from her country to win the Miss International Queen transvestite beauty pageant in Pattaya. Kevin Balot, who previously competed in three transgender pageants in…
Rotary fundraiser benefits the A.X. Fassbind Medical Home and Educational Scholarships The man known throughout the world as “Mr. Pattaya” was fondly remembered on Saturday, October 20, at the Royal…
Creative artwork is another means in which socio-political ideas, emotions, and meanings are symbolically depicted.

Three Chambers and a bunch of golfers

Friday, 26 October 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 43 By Dr. Iain Corness
With the Australian Chamber (AustCham) being the organizers, and the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) and the American Chamber (AmCham) being the guests, it was a packed venue for…

New-fuelled Inspirations for Tony Jaa

Thursday, 25 October 2012 By MCOT
Martial arts and self-protection skills, comes with an image of strength, power and masculinity. Yet, little is known about the softer artistic-side of Thai-styled martial arts.
The Captain’s Corner restaurant, the home of the Grand Texan BBQ for 15 years, reopened last week after a two month refurbishment.  While the concept has remained the same (after…

Kingdom celebrates 102nd Chulalongkorn Day

Friday, 19 October 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 42
Tuesday, October 23, marks the 102nd anniversary of HM King Chulalongkorn’s death. Since Chulalongkorn Day is a national holiday here in the Kingdom, banks and government offices will be closed…

Vegetarian Festival under way with dragons, 85 pans

Friday, 19 October 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 42 By Warunya Thongrod
Dragons danced through the streets and 5,000 people dined on “Fried Rice in 85 Prosperous Pans” as the annual Pattaya Vegetarian Festival stirred up Thai-Chinese citizens and tourists alike.  85…

Stonefish, Wine Dee Dee and deVine Wine Club excel

Friday, 19 October 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 42 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Royal Cliff’s deVine Wine Club held a wine tasting last week which was simply fantastic.  With Wine Dee Dee and K. Anaruk, and Stonefish CEO Peter Papanikitas along with…
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