Manoon Makpol

Pattaya city officials considering removing half of the Beach Road promenaded for an additional traffic lane ought to have a look at the entrance to Soi 13/3.

With only 3 weeks to go, the city, led by Deputy Mayor Wattana Chantanawaranon has begun plans for a traditional Songkran festival.

The Pattaya Ladies Development Group hosted lunch for 420 residents of the Garunyawet Foundation for Persons with Disabilities and aided the home with a donation of 20,000 baht.

Memories of January’s impressive International Fireworks Competition lit up Central Festival Pattaya Beach as winners of the event’s photo contest were announced.

Thirteen youngsters danced as angels, trees and animals in hopes of winning national publicity for Pattaya on television’s “Thailand’s Got Talent.”

In commemoration of the ‘Rotary, Sow the Seeds of Love Day’ which falls on February 23 every year, South Korean and Thai Rotarians donated to the Father Ray Foundation’s S.O.S. Rice campaign while inking a sister club agreement with each other.

Wednesday, 07 March 2012 15:20

The job may stink, but garbage man loves it

Others may think his job stinks, but Somjit Sukviset says being a garbage man is about more than just picking up trash.

Being poor apparently wasn’t enough hardship for Shalan Sakolyuth’s family. All five members were stricken with severe health problems and, sometime this month, will be evicted from their home.

The Pattaya Issan Association plans to use dance performances to raise the group’s profile and better promote Thailand’s northeast region.

More than 1,000 people are expected to join in a St. Patrick’s Day parade being organized by the Father Ray Foundation and area Irish clubs.

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