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Jesters Care for Kids Charity Drive 2014 Women With a Mission (WWM) recently approached Jesters Care for Kids for financial assistance to continue a training programme at Khao Baisri Special…

Joint Chambers fill the Centara Grand Phratamnak roof

Friday, 28 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 13 By Dr. Iain Corness
Last Friday saw a Joint Chambers networking night being held at the Centara Grand Phratamnak on their rooftop Ruffino restaurant.  Members attended from the Australian Chamber (AustCham), American chamber (AmCham),…

Aging is a side effect of life

Friday, 28 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 13
“Aging is a side effect of life,” according to Dr Sureeporn Sritangrattanakul, a dermatologist with Bangkok Hospital Pattaya (BHP). Dr Sureeporn spoke about healthy skin care and how to reverse…

PCEC adopts new logo

Friday, 28 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 13
The Pattaya City Expats Club chair, Pat Koester, unveiled the PCEC’s new logo at their Sunday, March 16 meeting. The PCEC board of governors had designated a logo selection committee…

Mityon Pattaya blood drive collects 138 units

Friday, 28 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 13 By Warunya Thongrod
Mityon Pattaya collected more than 56,000cc of blood during its latest blood drive. The Chonburi Red Cross and Regional Blood Center 3 collected 138 units, or 56,300cc, of blood at…

Lions’ show raises 350,000 baht for charity

Friday, 21 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 12 By Jetsada Homklin
The Lions Club of Pattaya Pratamnak raised 350,000 baht for its various charity programs with a charity show at the Coliseum Pattaya. Former MP Poramet Ngampichet and Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol…

Centara Phratamnak brings Venice to Pattaya

Friday, 21 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 12 By Paul Strachan
The canals and gondolas echoed across the grounds of the Centara Grand Phratamnak as the Pattaya hotel celebrated Carnevale di Venizia. The Venice-themed evening proved successful. Staff were adorned in…

They never existed …

Friday, 21 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 12
They never existed at an air base that never was and fought a war that never happened. These were the “Ravens” that participated in the secret war in Laos. Their…

PILC living the Vida Loca at Havana Bar

Friday, 21 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 12 By Anne Winfield
Aye Caramba! Over 100 ladies from the Pattaya International Ladies Club crowded into the Holiday Inn’s Havana Bar in early March for the club’s monthly lunch. The bar, overlooking the…

Diana Garden Resort celebrates 11 years

Friday, 14 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 11 By Warunya Thongrod
Employees and guests celebrated the 11th anniversary of the Diana Garden Resort, using the occasion to also launch a surprise birthday party for the hotel group’s managing director.

French Duo bring Soul and Blues to Pattaya

Friday, 14 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 11 By Paul Strachan
The Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard hosted a musical event at the Nongprue Municipality feast hall on the evening of Thursday the 27th of February. The talent consisted of two French…

What to do about back pain

Friday, 14 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 11
What to do about back pain? This was the message from Dr. Warwick Selvey to the Pattaya City Expats Club at their Sunday, March 2, meeting. He retired from chiropractic…

Khao Baisri, Jesters and 3 Sheep

Friday, 14 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 11 By Bernie Tuppin
Jesters Care for Kids Charity Drive 2014 The special school for children with learning difficulties at Khao Baisri bears the name of Khun Boonchoo. This facility began life in a…
The continued fight to eliminate polio has been given an additional $36 million boost from Rotary in support of polio immunization activities and research to be carried out by the…
Two Norwegians joined an expedition to recreate the 1888 cross-country skiing expedition across Greenland to help raise funds for Pattaya’s Baan Jing Jai orphanage.
Since the Pattaya Orphanage opened in 1974, more than 800 children have passed through its doors. Radchada (Toy) Chomjinda spoke to the Pattaya City Expats Club at their Sunday, February…
The YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center and Rotary Club of the Eastern Seaboard brought healthy food and lowered expenses for the Fountain of Life Children’s Center with the donation of a mushroom-cultivation…
Puckered out after three years of kissing, Pattaya’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! spent Valentine’s Day looking for the world’s longest hug. Thirty-one couples opened their arms at the Royal…
The Venue, a self-described “gay hotel & cabaret” in the Jomtien Complex, helped raise nearly 20,000 baht for the Pattaya Street Kids Project at its second Lady Diamond night.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women

Friday, 28 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 9
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women - after cervical cancer - not only in the West but also in Thailand. This was one of the…