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A Bangkok woman won a party worth 100,000 baht for 50 of her closest friends in the Hilton Pattaya’s Dine ‘n’ Fly grand-prize drawing. Ornchuma Watanakorn can design her own…

Royal Garden lights up promotions for holiday season

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
Royal Garden officially launched its holiday season with the lighting of the mall’s Christmas tree. City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairperson of Pattaya’s tourism & sports and culture committee, along with…
The legendary Royal Wing Suites and Spa officially held its Grand Re-opening celebration with a night of “Ultimacy” on Saturday, November 23. Following the complete make-over of the Royal Wing…
The Amari Orchid Resort & Tower kicked off its holiday season by lighting a Christmas tree and selling teddy bears to raise funds for charity.

Remembering Chinese Taiping Rebellion

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Pattaya City Expats Club members and guests learn about the Chinese Taiping Rebellion, the 2nd bloodiest war in history, at their Sunday, December 8 meeting.  The speaker was Dean Barrett,…

Tesco Lotus expands online shopping services

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Rolling out upcountry and launching “Click and Collect” Tesco Lotus is extending its popular Online Shopping service upcountry, starting with Pattaya and Chiang Mai.  To cater for various consumers’ lifestyle…

GM Gang chills out at Icing Me

Friday, 13 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 50 By Pratheep ‘Peter’ Malhotra
Hoteliers affirm that tourism on the upswing When was the last time you went down Naklua Soi 18, a.k.a. Soi Wong Amat, which runs parallel to the beach all the…
Community leaders turned out Nov. 23 to wish General Kanit Permsub, deputy chief aide-de-camp, general to His Majesty the King, a happy 70th birthday. While his actual birthday was three…
Pattaya-area charity organizations joined to aid the disaster-stricken Philippines, sending more than 40,000 baht to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
The Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities has received 331,500 to repair roofs and sidewalks at the Pattaya campus. The grant from the Office of Private Education Commission will…

PCEC members discuss world events

Friday, 13 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 50
Albert Einstein once said, “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” This quote was mentioned during the program…

Diana Group opens Sala Thai

Friday, 13 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 50 By Thanachot Anuwan
The Diana Garden Resort opened its new Sala Thai with a blessing ceremony from nine area monks. Diana Group Managing Director Sopin Thappajug presided over the food-offering ceremony for the…
There are many Thais making a big impact in the world of sport. Badminton is a prime example, for the World Ladies Champion is an 18-year-old Thai and a number…

Rotarian Schlag celebrates 70th birthday

Friday, 06 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 49 By Elfi Seitz
German Ambassador Rolf Schulze joined about 100 others to celebrate the 70th birthday of Rotarian Juergen Schlag in Jomtien Beach. The Nov. 8 party at the View Talay Marina drew…
Tune Hotel Pattaya brought toys, clothing and cash donations to the Redemptorist Center for Children with Special Needs as part of its new “For the Children” campaign.