South Africa

Pattaya Sports Club Fishing Report

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 15:02
Six of us set out on our first trip of the month on 5th July in relatively good conditions, with an overcast sky, light winds and no rain.  Nevertheless fishing conditions were not easy as we encountered medium to large swells in the morning which...
BANGKOK, 25 July 2012  – The Thai Rice Exporters Association has revealed that the quantity of rice exports in the first half of this year has reduced by nearly half compared to the same period last year. 

Some Like it Cold

Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:36
Far be it from me to complain, but I get tired of hearing that old cliché about “serving red wine at room temperature”. It’s nonsense, because the temperature of a room depends on many variables, including climate. It also implies that all red wines should...

Monkey Business

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 17:05
It’s not often I get to taste Pinot Noir (PEE-noh NWAH) these days. Its spiritual home is the Burgundy region of France, where it’s used exclusively to make some of the best red wines anywhere.  In recent years, red Burgundy has become terribly expensive and...

Commerce Ministry targets 15% export growth

Saturday, 18 February 2012 14:06
BANGKOK, 18 February 2012 – The government is set to push the export growth this year to 15 percent in its latest bid to retrieve the flood-hit economy. 
Bangkok, December 14, 2011 — To ensure a rapid recovery from the recent flooding crisis, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has invited more than 350 travel agents and journalists from around the world to come and see the all-clear situation for themselves.

Regent’s girls venture to South Africa

Thursday, 27 October 2011 14:04
Over the summer 4 brave girls from the Regent’s School, Pattaya took on an adventure to go abroad to participate in Round Square International Service (RSIS) projects, which take place in various locations around the world twice a year. Two of the girls went to...
Over the summer 4 brave girls from The Regent’s School, Pattaya took on an adventure to go abroad to participate in Round Square International Service (RSIS) Projects, which take place in various locations around the world twice a year. Two of the girls went to...

Regents students visit Peru

Thursday, 29 September 2011 14:02
Over the summer 4 brave girls from The Regent’s School, Pattaya took on an adventure to go abroad to participate in Round Square International Service (RSIS) projects, which take place in various locations around the world twice a year.

Food & Hotel Thailand 2011 being held until 16 Sep

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 10:24
BANGKOK, 13 September 2011  – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports has launched the Food & Hotel Thailand 2011, which will run until 16 September, with an aim to help promote Thailand as an economic leader of Asia.
BANGKOK, 2 July 2011 – Bangkok has been voted the World’s Best-Value City in the June 2011 issue of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, one of the most popular monthly travel magazines of the UK, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). 

Goodbye Africa

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 14:09
Africa - we all have our own visions of it when we hear the name.  What is it really like? What is its history? Previously a guest speaker at the Pattaya City Expats Club had taken everyone on a video tour of his safari.

DEP aims 3% rise for Thai exports to Africa

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:20
BANGKOK, 21 June 2011 -The Department of Export Promotion (DEP) is determined to increase export volumes in Africa particularly with farm products, food and construction materials from Thailand.