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Community service & a birthday cake

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51 By Derek Franklin
To honour the 87th birthday of His Majesty the King, forty students from the Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities took time off from their studies to perform community…

Pattaya Pride raises 216,000 baht for AIDS charity

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51 By Elfi Seitz
More than 200,000 baht was raised for HIV/AIDS charities at the annual Pattaya Pride gay festival on Pratamnak Hill. Emceed by organizer Jim Lumsden, the Dec. 1 event at his…

PCEC offers iPhone workshop

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Apple Corp.’s iPhone remains today’s most-popular status symbol, but more than seven years after the first device was released, many people don’t know what to do with a pocket-sized computer…

Austrian consul adds German honorary post

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51 By Elfi Seitz
Austrian Consul General Rudolf Hofer has been named German honorary consul for Pattaya, taking over from Paul Strunk, who retired with honors. German Ambassador H.E. Rolf Schulze recognized Strunk’s five…

Dr. Penguin entertains PCEC Sunday meeting

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51
His real name is Chedy Sahebettaba, but he dares anyone to try to pronounce it. Perhaps that is why he is better known as Dr. Penguin, a frequent presenter at…

CPDC receives 50,000 baht Christmas present

Friday, 19 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 51 By Elfi Seitz
Austrian consul general Rudolf Hofer brought an early Christmas present to the Child Protection and Development Center, reaching into his own pocket to donate 50,000 baht.

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya hosts Christmas charity bazaar

Friday, 12 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 50 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya welcomed Santa Claus to its annual Christmas charity bazaar benefitting children from area orphanages and shelters. Proceeds from the Nov. 29 sale and party in the lobby…

Residents at Plutaluang Dog Shelter receive much needed help

Friday, 12 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 50 By Neo LongThum
It all started one year ago, in November 2013, when Neo the founder of the Pattaya Animal Coalition (PAC) went to see the dog shelter in Plutaluang. PAC found 1,000…

Relieve pain using your own blood

Friday, 12 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 50
Relieve pain using your own blood. When you have pain from damaged cartilages in your knees, or arthritic knees, or tears in other ligaments and tendons, there is a treatment…
Long-time Pattaya City Expats Club member David Rubenstein celebrated his birthday with more than 30 club members and a sky full of fireworks. Former club president Richard Smith and his…
Thank you to all our members and friends who joined us this year at the Pattaya International Ladies Club (PILC) 21st Annual Christmas Bazaar. The bazaar is PILC’s largest fundraiser…

Chambers combine for relaxed networking overlooking Pattaya

Friday, 05 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 49 By Paul Strachan
A joint chambers of commerce networking event was held at the Cape Dara Resort in Naklua on Friday the 21st of November. It was hosted by the British Chamber of…

English-language students earn their diplomas

Friday, 05 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 49 By Marcus Souksi
Graduates of the second “English Conversation for a Better Life” program earned their diplomas Nov. 25 at a ceremony held at the Diana Garden Resort. The courses take place twice…

Life is never boring at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok

Friday, 05 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 49
At the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, life is never boring. Officials report that just about every day they encounter a new situation. Paul J. Herman, Chief of the American Citizens…

Panorama bar raises 127,000 for AIDS charity

Friday, 05 December 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 49 By Elfi Seitz
Pattaya’s Panorama bar helped raise 127,000 baht for an AIDS charity with drag queens and raffles. Manager David Kerridge, who started similar charity events while previously managing Le Café Royal,…
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