The Pattaya International Music Festival originally scheduled for last weekend will instead take place April 27-29.
Memories of January’s impressive International Fireworks Competition lit up Central Festival Pattaya Beach as winners of the event’s photo contest were announced.
Twenty-nine government agencies, public utilities and private groups have pledged to work together to improve the security, living conditions and service to area residents as a united “Pattaya Team.”
Pattaya-Irish residents want to make this year’s St. Patrick’s Day the biggest in Southeast Asia.
Students at Pattaya School No. 3 are learning the value of saving with the opening of a school bank sponsored by the Government Savings Bank.
City officials are hoping to create a “Pattaya brand” for hotels, restaurants and stores that meet world-class standards for service and merchandise.

Itthiphol announces mayoral re-election bid

Wednesday, 07 March 2012 16:50
Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome announced plans to run for re-election in May, saying he still has much work to do to make Pattaya a world-class tourist destination.
Asks fans not to trample them City workers have begun cleaning and securing the beachfront as the area prepares for the Pattaya Music Festival March 30-April 1.
Pattaya’s “Doctors at Home” project kicked off for another year, with Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and city council members this time joining in as health professional made house calls in Naklua’s old market neighborhood.
Pattaya’s newest condominium and hotel project, the Centara Grand Residence at Na Jomtien has had a dramatic start to its sales launch.

Burapa Bike Week revs up 7,000 fans

Thursday, 01 March 2012 13:09
More than 7,000 Thai and foreign bikers rolled into Pattaya for the 15th Burapa Bike Week last month.
Thai tennis players participating in the PTT Pattaya Open served up a symbolic effort at restoring Pattaya Beach by helping organizers of the Women’s Tennis Association tournament and city officials pour a bit of sand onto the eroded beachfront.
Dolphin sightings are being reported across Pattaya as the workers slowly install light posts adorned with the city mascot.
Pattaya will have enough water capacity for another 15-20 years of growth if a proposed second water-treatment plant is built, Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome told a city council subcommittee Feb. 9.
A pair of celebrities gathered at Central Festival Pattaya Beach to help raise funds for flood landslide in Uttaradit province.
Pattaya City will spend 140 million baht to upgrade landscaping along Pattaya Beach and add another traffic lane the length of Beach Road whilst waiting for government approval of its beach erosion-repair project.  Expect traffic snarls along Beach Road when the work begins in March.
An exclusive launch party of the newest five star beachfront condominium was held on February 4 at the project site in Na Jomtien. In attendance were more than 1,800 invited guests who came to celebrate the launch of Centara Grand Residence Pattaya, the latest world-class...
Pattaya officials signed a tourism-cooperation agreement with Qingdao, China to facilitate exchange of knowledge and technology, as well as see Pattaya exhibit at a 2014 floral show there.

Pattaya steps up AIDS prevention efforts

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 14:46
Pattaya will step up its AIDS prevention and education efforts by handing out free condoms and literature at booths at the Thepprasit Market on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.
The skies over Pattaya buzzed for days as radio-controlled airplane enthusiasts landed at the National Indoor Sports Arena.
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