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He is heavy, but he’s my son

Friday, 09 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 19 By Derek Franklin
Every day of Man’s short life he has been carried by his father. For eighteen years his father has carried him to the bathroom, carried him to school, carried him…

Citrus Parc hosts travel agency open house

Friday, 09 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 19 By Warunya Thongrod
The Citrus Parc Hotel Pattaya invited 60 travel agents to sample the new resort’s offerings, which already have been taken up by more than four dozen guests.

People either love or hate Songkran

Friday, 09 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 19
There are two kinds of people in Pattaya: those who love Songkran and those who hate it. Well, that’s not exactly true. During a discussion of current topics at the…
On April 30, 2014 the Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports awarded the prestigious four star certificate to the Thai Garden Resort to certify that the hotel has…

BCCT goes yachting

Friday, 02 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 18 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Joint Chambers Networking evening combining the British Chamber of Commerce (BCCT), American Chamber (AmCham), the Australian Chamber (AustCham), the German Chamber (GTCC) and the South African Chamber (SATCC), was…

Easter bunnies and eggs at CPDC

Friday, 02 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 18 By Horst Müller
Easter may be a Christian holiday, but the Easter Bunny showed he’s open to all faiths when he staged a holiday egg hunt at the Child Protection and Development Center…

If only cancer were a simple disease…

Friday, 02 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 18
If only cancer were a simple disease, finding a cure might not be so difficult. But cancer is a very complicated disease - an intricate and potentially lethal collaboration of…
The grandmother of an East Pattaya teenager who suffered severe developmental disabilities as an infant received some much-needed help from the Lions Club of Pattaya-Nongprue.
60 years ago Nongprue, like Pattaya, was an open expanse of land with very few buildings or roads. This is when Mut, now 81 years old, built his house in…
The Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya has come to the rescue of the Kate’s Project three times recently. Look at what they have done…

Thank you Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya for caring

Friday, 25 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 17 By Allison Lutton
Ta Auan has been housebound for some considerable time because he cannot walk. But recently, thanks to the generosity of a Norwegian Group, he is now the proud owner of…

Benihana celebrates 50th birthday with Hip-Hop

Friday, 25 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 17 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Benihana Japanese Steakhouse in the Royal Garden Plaza is very close to its 20th birthday, but the Benihana restaurant chain itself is celebrating its 50th birthday.

PCEC visits the movies

Friday, 25 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 17
PCEC visited the movies at their Sunday, April 13, meeting.  Club member David Garmaise once again entertained members and guests of the Pattaya City Expats Club with his video clips…

Black & White Charity Night

Friday, 25 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 17 By Elfi Seitz
Casual or elegant, everyone was decked out in monochrome as the Rotary Club of Marina-Pattaya threw its annual “Black & White” party March 15 at the Mercure Hotel in Pattaya.

Hand to Hand reaches out with wheelchair donation

Friday, 25 April 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 17 By Paul Strachan
One of the great dynamics when it comes to charity organizations in Pattaya is the fact that they work together in an effort to aid those who really need assistance.