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Centara Grand Pratamnak Resort embraces CSR

Friday, 02 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 31 By Paul Strachan
The soon to be opened Centara Grand Pratamnak Resort gathered eighty of their staff to participate in cleaning up the streets and beach areas surrounding the hotel, which is situated…
After the travails of the past half-year, Pattharaporn Thatong never thought she’d become a mother, let alone have a new house in which to raise her daughter.
Latte bubbles and the world’s premier coffees were brewing at Royal Garden Plaza as the mall again hosted the International Coffee & Bakery Show. The July 3-7 exhibition saw baristas…

Jomtien couple donates well to anti-child abuse center

Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30 By Egbert Scherer
The 40-plus children at the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Abuse Center now have fresh drinking water thanks to a donation from a Jomtien Beach couple.

80 million unexploded cluster bombs remain in Laos

Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30
There are an estimated 80 million unexploded cluster bombs remaining in the Laotian jungle along what used to be the Ho Chi Minh Trail. This was one of many interesting…
The Hilton Pattaya’s Flare restaurant cooked up a storm for their July 5 wine dinner, pairing zesty Thai dishes with Monsoon Valley wines from Thailand for a special seven-course dinner.

Independence Day marked with Wine Tasting at Havana Bar

Friday, 19 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 29 By Paul Strachan
The Havana Bar at the Holiday Inn is hosting monthly wine tasting events and the second such event was held on Thursday the 4th of July. Since this rather conveniently…
It was time for the Green Pattaya to take on Big Buddha Hill one more time. As usual City Hall lent a helping hand and people from all different groups…

PCEC holds 2013 AGM

Friday, 19 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 29
Since the first Sunday in July is the Pattaya City Expats Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), there was no speaker scheduled for July 7. The AGM consisted of several business…
The PJ Bar and Pool on Soi Khao Noi held a fundraiser on Friday 5th July for Bill Louth, a 94-year-old pensioner who uses a wheelchair, who has recently come…
Bai Tuey R-Siam and Paengko headlined a July 5 Pattaya Entertainment Club at the Suttangrak Seafood Restaurant. Club President Bandit Siritanyong, who also happens to be a Pattaya city councilman,…
Five talented girls from Srisuwit School will spend the next year as Pattaya’s latest “Young PR Ambassadors.” The “SV1 Team” of 15-year-olds - Chonlada Chanpaka, Phichaya Masom, Thanyalak Nakthong, Pijitra…

Too much prostate cancer testing?

Friday, 12 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 28
Are men being over-tested and over-treated for prostate cancer? This was the topic presented by Club member David Garmaise at the Sunday, June 30 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats…

Marriott Wine triumphs over water

Friday, 12 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 28 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Argentinean wine dinner held recently in the Marriott’s delightful Sala Rim Nam was almost the victim of Thailand’s rainy season.  No sooner had the guests taken their seats with…

Pattaya Sports Club answers an SOS

Friday, 05 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 27 By William Macey
The phone call indicated that our help was desperately needed. Nongprue Municipality has many families in the area that have a disabled husband, wife or child and they do whatever…
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