Paul Hartley drives long to win

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 15:25
IPGC golf from The Haven Monday, April 2, Crystal Bay - Stableford CSS 71 1st Paul Hartley (19) 41pts 2nd Alan Griffiths (12) 38pts 3rd Clive Hall (16) 37pts 4th Ryan McGregor (12) 37pts 5th Alan Pilkington (10) 35pts 6th Bruce Kusyk (13) 34pts Following a very tough time during the previous week’s...

‘Roaring Forties’ at Green Valley

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 15:17
PSC golf from Lewiinski’s Golf Society   Sunday, April 1, Green Valley – Stableford A Flight 1st Steve Mulberry (9) 40pts 2nd Jan Erikssen (11) 37pts B Flight 1st Adam Oyston (17) 40pts 2nd Jim Bell (17) 40pts Near Pins:  No 4 Pierre Bietry; No 9 Garry Blackburne; No 12 Steve Mulberry; No...

Ditz & Smith best of the day

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 15:07
The Pattaya Golf Society (IPGC)at Rabbi’s Elephant Bar   The Pattaya Golf Society visited a virtually empty Emerald on Monday, 2nd April to play a stableford competition with two flights cut at thirteen and under for the day.  The course was in reasonable condition but a...

Bangpra’s Phaya Yom festival grows bigger

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:01
Bangpra is upsizing is traditional Songkran celebration, this year throwing its grandest Hae Phaya Yom procession and Thai New Year festival April 17-18.
Pattaya Engineering Department workers cleared storm drains along Second Road to prepare for the deluge of water and powder about to hit the city for Songkran.

Take cover - Songkran is here

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 17:35
The annual Songkran festival, which heralds the traditional beginning of the Thai New Year, begins today throughout the country.  Locally, however, the official celebrations take place nearly a week later, on April 18 in Naklua and April 19 in Pattaya.

Seaton Foundation makes merit for Songkran

Thursday, 12 April 2012 09:15
The Seaton Foundation celebrated the Thai New Year a bit early, inviting monks to make merit and throwing a luncheon party for kids at its Baan Phra Khun Child Development Center and Soi Kophai neighborhood residents.

Cabinet approves Mae Wong dam construction

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:32
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 – The Cabinet has approved a budget of THB 13 bil for the long-suspended Mae Wong dam project in Nakhon Sawan in a latest bid to deal with natural disaster. 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – The Bangkok Metropolitan Council (BMC) has launched a road safety campaign during Songkran in Chom Thong District. 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – The Labor Ministry is offering free vehicle checkups for motorists who plan to travel during the Songkran period. 
Hanoi, April 10 (VNA) - The elegant beauty of “ao dai”, Vietnam’s traditional long dress, will be honoured with a special performance taking place as part of the 2012 Hue Festival. With the theme “Lotus in the fine arts”, the show will be a combination...
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) is set to impose stricter measures to prevent drug smuggling activities during the upcoming Songkran holiday. 
BANGKOK, April 5 – Thailand’s airports are preparing to serve more flights during the 10-day Songkran Thai traditional new year with heightened security, said Airports of Thailand (AoT) President Anirut Thanomkulbutr.
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – A recent survey has revealed that the majority of foreign visitors to Thailand will be participating in the Songkran festival this year, with many indicating that Khao San Road is their favorite destination. 

Sinkhole found on Phaya Thai Road

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:22
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – Another sinkhole was found in Bangkok, the third incident to happen in a month. This time it is in the heart of the city on Phaya Thai Road in front of the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC). 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – Thailand's public debts stood at more than 40 percent of GDP during the first month of this year, according to official data.
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012  – More than half a million people have left Bangkok for the upcountry during the past long weekend, according to information from the country's major provincial bus operator. 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 – The Cabinet has during yesterday's meeting decided to complete the implementation of the THB 15,000 salary base for civil servants with a bachelor’s degree by January 2014 as well as adjust salaries of other types of employees upwards . 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 – The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) has predicted that up to 25 billion-baht will come into circulation during the 7-day long Songkran holiday and that tourist count will rise by 5-10%. 
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 -State Railway of Thailand Deputy Governor Viroj Triampongpan is confident that it is safe to ride the train to the three southernmost provinces during Songkran Festival. 
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