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It is difficult to imagine the problems that children face when they are unable to read a notice board, signpost or see traffic clearly that is approaching to enable them…

Why should you have a Thai Will?

Friday, 04 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 40
Why should you have a Thai Will?  This was the question that was answered at the Sunday, September 22 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club. Lyndsey Rowe, Senior Client…

Pattaya Arunothai School celebrates 41 years

Friday, 04 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 40 By Warunya Thongrod
Pattaya Arunothai School celebrated its 41st anniversary with a merit-making ceremony. Nongprue Deputy Mayor Suwat Rachotwattanakul and Principal Wongporn Jandech joined area 100 students and teachers in celebrating the Sept.…

Amari Orchid runs blood drive for Sriracha hospital

Friday, 04 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 40 By Warunya Thongrod
More than 100 Amari Orchid Resort & Tower employees helped Queen Savang Vadhana Memorial Hospital prepare for year-end holidays by donating blood.

Bargains galore at Alvi’s garage sale

Friday, 27 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 39 By Sue K
On Saturday 14 September, our community members had a day out buying and selling second hand goods at Alvi’s garage sale on Soi 5 Beach Road. Among the many vendors…
Prize-winning drawings by students highlighting environmental conservation are on display at Central Festival Pattaya Beach through Sept. 30 as part of the Onyx Hospitality Group’s fourth “Art for the Planet”…

Dance Studio Pattaya hosts charity ballet

Friday, 27 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 39 By Phasakorn Channgam
Dance Studio Pattaya will again host a charity ballet performance at the new Coliseum theater to provide scholarships for underprivileged children. Held in concert with the Pattaya Business & Tourism…
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya is helping patients use their heart and emotions to reduce stress through “art therapy.” Wichai Thammatucharee, managing director for Manopap Co., which organized the exhibit for the…

Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya given tour of President Food

Friday, 27 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 39 By Veechan Souksi
Members of the Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya learned how Mama instant noodles were made during a visit to the Thai President Food Co. in Laem Chabang.

The joy of fishing

Friday, 27 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 39
The joy of fishing in Thailand and elsewhere was the topic at the September 15 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club. Larry Howard Leibowitz has been fishing since he…

Over 100 roll up their sleeves to pick up garbage

Friday, 27 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 39
More than 100 people, including a number of new faces, turned out for the latest “Green Pattaya” beach cleanup by the Rotary Club of the Eastern Seaboard. Hosted by the…

Jesters Gala Party Night Is Tomorrow!

Friday, 20 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 38 By Lewis Underwood
Jesters Care for Kids Charity Drive 2013, Sponsored by Glencore International and Canadian Jackalope Open As soon as the fair was behind us on Sunday, September 8th, we started to…

Rolling out the red carpet for charity

Friday, 20 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 38
Rayong-Pattaya Ladies Circle and Women With A Mission plan to throw a fabulous party while raising funds for the very worthy cause, Women With a Mission (WWM), which is a…

Frame specialises in bug shots

Friday, 20 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 38
Some people may be into mug shots, but Ian Frame specialises in bug shots. Ian takes a daily morning walk on Jomtien Second Road to spot and photograph all manner…

Wines at The Beach Club

Friday, 20 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 38 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Pullman Pattaya Hotel G is trying very hard to attract Pattaya residents to its Beach Club, with rotating specials and frequent wine tasting evenings.  A couple of weeks ago…