About 40 disabled people from around Thailand learned how to obtain jobs in public agencies during a training seminar organized by the National Office of Empowerment for People with Disabilities.
The general manager of the Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa has been named the new president of the Thai Hotel Association Eastern Region.
Pattaya will provide vocational training and free eyeglasses to benefit the city’s women and disabled during 2014. At a March 25 city council committee meeting, the Community Economic Development Office…
About 200 Pattaya-area children enjoyed a day of swimming and football at a city sports-training clinic. City Councilmen Praiwan Arromchuen and Woraphot Pongphalee opened the April 1-10 event at the…

Rajthevi Hospital updates users on insurance, allergies

Friday, 11 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 15 By Warunya Thongrod
Rajthevi Hospital updated clinic users and seniors on hospital insurance policies for 2014 at an annual meeting with business owners in Pattaya.
Thailand should avoid drought and see higher food prices, if the predictions of the 2014 Songkran Queen hold true in the Thai New Year. So goes the legend of Korakatevee,…

Changes to British Passport Services in Thailand

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14
UK Visa Application Centre is moving to new location From 26 March 2014, British nationals should submit their passport application, in person by appointment only, to the UK Visa Application…
The 165.5-meter CN Jumbos lists five degrees to starboard as water penetrates three cargo compartments after it collided with the Anton Topic.  No injuries were reported and no oil was…
Pattaya marine officials have begun altering new buoys demarking swimming areas to discourage people from taking dangerous walks on the pontoons.

Surasit Nithiwuthworarak wins Chonburi senate election

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14 By Jetsada Homklin
Surasit Nithiwuthworarak, who petitioned the Supreme Court to restore his candidacy before early voting began March 23, beat out five other candidates to claim the top spot in the March…

Pattaya’s red-and-green punch line

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14 By Nutsara Duangsri
More than three years after being installed, Pattaya’s pedestrian-crossing traffic lights remain one of the city’s biggest jokes.

AFG looks at “The State of the Nation”

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Automotive Focus Group (AFG) featured a special networking evening last week at the Amari Orchid and Tower titled “The State of the Nation.”  This was of immense interest to…
Subways, high-speed trains and airports options are being considered by national planning officials who have begun a seven-month study to develop a transportation master plan for the greater Pattaya area.

Pattaya teachers trained on child-protection laws

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Teachers from 14 Pattaya-area schools gained training on child-protection laws and how to detect abuse at a seminar run by the Hand to Hand Foundation and ECPAT International.

Happy Birthday HRH Princess Ubolratana

Friday, 04 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 14
Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Phannavadi was born on April 5, 1951, in Lausanne Switzerland. She is the eldest child of Their Majesties the King and Queen.
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