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Buddhist Lent begins today

Friday, 31 July 2015 Current Issue
July 30 & 31 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa fall on July 30 & 31.  Both are recognized public holidays, and therefore banks,…
Lions Club District 310C donated Thai encyclopedias to about 100 schools across Chonburi. Pattaya Deputy Mayor presided over the July 21 ceremony to present the 39th Royal Version Thai Junior…

Take a look inside your knees

Friday, 31 July 2015 Current Issue
Have you ever wondered what your aging knees look like inside? At the July 19 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club, Dr. Sukree Khumrak, M.D., from the Orthopedic Center…
Nine elephants from Nong Nooch Tropical Garden offered nine candles to nine eastern-region temples for Buddhist Lent. Park General Manager Pantanan Kanthisookapan oversaw the July 20-29 event, in which the…
Friday July 24 - July 30, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 30)

Database, U-Tapao set ‘direction of tourism” for TAT

Friday, 24 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 30 By Marcus Souksi
Regional tourism industry leaders were briefed on the development of U-Tapao Airport and new initiatives from the Tourism Authority at the “Directions of Tourism” seminar in Pattaya.

PCEC speaker brings civilization to Pattaya

Friday, 24 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 30
Beer is civilization! So says Beertopia’s Chris Matthews, the guest speaker at the July 12 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club. Chris owns and operates Beertopia here in Pattaya…
Tour operators were briefed on license requirements and employee registration at a seminar aimed at eliminating illegal tour guides in Pattaya. Banglamung District Chief Chakorn Kanjawattana opened the July 7…
Friday July 17 - July 23, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 29)

Traders cook up deals at World Tapioca Conference

Friday, 17 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 29 By Urasin Khantaraphan
More than 700 people agricultural traders, buyers, academics and specialists connected with exporters at the World Tapioca Conference in Pattaya. Tapioca planting associations and farmers throughout Thailand joined the June…

PCEC gains 72 members this past year

Friday, 17 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 29
Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the first Sunday in July, which was on July 5 this year.  Since there was no need to…

Suthawat School stages large-scale fire drill

Friday, 17 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 29 By Jetsada Homklin
More than 300 people, including public officials and community members, joined in as Suthawat School staged its annual fire drill. Nongprue Deputy Mayor Niyom Thiengtham oversaw the July 3 event…
Friday July 10 - July 16, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 28)

St Andrews celebrates ‘Gold” standard

Friday, 10 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 28 By Paul Strachan
The staff & management of St Andrews International School in Rayong held a celebratory party at the ‘Workshop’ in the Holiday Inn Pattaya Executive Tower on the evening of Friday…

Skål Phuket says no to Phuket’s Dolphinarium

Friday, 10 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 28 By Richard Mehr
Skål International Phuket & Southern Thailand’s executive committee and the Skål members protest against the opening of a dolphinarium in Phuket and call upon all Skål and non-Skål members from…

Using Panda Food App for dinner

Friday, 10 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 28
Too tired to cook - don’t want to go out for dinner. What to do? At this last Sunday’s meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club, member Darrel Vaught had…
Friday July 3 - July 9, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 27)

British expat treats orphans to pool day

Friday, 03 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 27 By Urasin Khantaraphan
A British expat treated 70 kids from the Ban Jing Jai orphanage to lunch and a day at the pool at his Pattaya home. Colin Davis, 72, and his wife…

Youngsters shine at Horseshoe Point dressage competition

Friday, 03 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 27 By Sandra Cooper
On Sunday 21st June, the International Riding School at Horseshoe Point held two dressage competitions. In the morning for disabled riders, and in the afternoon for able bodied beginners. Morning…

Keep weight off and prevent disease

Friday, 03 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 27
PCEC hears tips on how to keep the weight off and prevent disease. These tips were provided by Dr. Peter Lewis to the Pattaya City Expats Club at their Sunday,…
Pattaya officials, community leaders and students came together to fight drugs in the city’s annual “Pattaya White” showcase. Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh and City Manager Wuttipol Charoenpol hosted the June…
Friday June 26 - July 2, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 26)

Top Drops lands 28 Aussie wines at U Pattaya

Friday, 26 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 26 By Marcus Souksi
Top Drops (Thailand) Co. landed 28 brands of Australian wine at the U Pattaya Hotel. The newish Bang Saray hotel is situated right on the beach and offers an expansive…

A civilization in trouble

Friday, 26 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 26
A responsibility to future generations that extends to the “7th generation yet unborn” (about 200 years) is an American Indian belief. This should be our goal was one of the…

Royal Cliff Hotels Group practices fire safety

Friday, 26 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 26 By Jetsada Homklin
The Royal Cliff Beach Resort wants to be sure its staff is as good at putting out fires as it is pampering guests at the five-star hotel. Pattaya’s Disaster Prevention…
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