Ghouls and goblins once again were out in full force, celebrating Halloween in the usual Pattaya fashion. Tourists and residents alike haunted hotels, restaurants and nightlife districts.
Government officials across the Eastern Seaboard celebrated one of Thailand’s greatest monarchs on the 103rd Chulalongkorn Day.
Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and Banglamung District Chief Sakchai Taengho laid flower garlands on the King Rama V monument. About 5,000 people attended the Oct. 23 ceremony, including top area police, council members and Chonburi provincial leaders.
Pattaya began this year’s version of the annual Vegetarian Festival with a parade from Bali Hai to Banglamung, as well as cooking up a giant vegetable dish to serve thousands. Also on tap were lions and dragons, Chinese acrobatics, and the always exciting performance by the Eng Kor fighting team (shown here), which is made up of 108 “bandit warriors” from Chumjon Lien San Pong, Shandong province.
Diners taken on a whirlwind tour of world cuisine at La Mer
After a break of many months the GM Gang came together once again for a dinner meeting at the Montien Hotel, Pattaya, on Tuesday, September 24.
Hosted by Prayuth Thamdhum, the effervescent general manager of the ‘Royal Residence’ - the ancient interpretation of the name of the hotel - guests were treated to an evening of conviviality and a fusion of Asian delights aptly named ‘Pattaya Variety’.
A sea of blue, illuminated by the soft glow of yellow candles, forms in front of the stage at Bali Hai pier to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on her 81st birthday. People throughout the Kingdom turned out in droves to honor this most remarkable lady on Motherfs Day, August 12.
Pattaya Mail celebrated our 20th anniversary with a staff party at the Moon River Pub.
Managing Director Peter Malhotra hosted the July 20 affair for more than 100 staffers and guests. They offered congratulations to a company that now includes the German-language Pattaya Blatt, Chiang Mai Mail and Pattaya Mail on TV.
Born on July 4, 1957, Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn is the youngest daughter of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great and Queen Sirikit of Thailand. She has two daughters, HRH Princess Siribhachudhabhorn and HRH Princess Adityadhornkitikhun.
Friday parties give way to worship on Visakha Bucha Day
Friday night parties turned to reverence as Pattaya-area Buddhists marked Visakha Bucha Day.
Believers flocked to Nongor, Bhodhisamphan, Naklua, Thamsamakkee, Chaimongkol, and Khao Phra Yai temples to make merit on the triple occasion of the birth of Buddha, the day of his enlightenment and his ascension to Nirvana. Visakha Bucha Day is one of the three holiest days on the Buddhist
Ancient Sukhothai enchants visitors with rich history and culture
Over 500 Rotarians from 55 clubs in District 3360 traveled to the historic city of Sukhothai for their annual conference on March 9 and 10, held at the Pailyn Hotel.
The purpose of a Rotary district conference is to provide opportunities for networking, listening to inspirational addresses by leading Rotarians and discussions of Rotary related matters.
It is hard to imagine that the Thai Garden Resort is now 25 years old in Pattaya.
The Thai Garden Resort has clung to its principles in being a family resort and prides itself for pleasant service and delicious food. Anyone who has eaten at the Thai Garden’s buffet evenings will attest to that!