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LAMPANG, 27 June 2015 (NNT) - “Two Nations One Friendship 182 Years”, a photo exhibition, was organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai and Yonok Foundation in Lampang to celebrate the 182nd anniversary of the Thai-US relations.
Last week I wrote that in May 1986 there was a historic motoring event in the USA.  I asked what was it?  It was in March 1896, Charles and Frank Duryea offered for sale the first commercial automobile, the Duryea motor wagon.

World’s longest running motoring event

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:31
Information is just through from the British Royal Automobile Club which is hosting the 2012 annual Celebration of Motoring with the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, the RAC Future Car Challenge and the Regent Street Motor Show. These are to be staged in London...
BANGKOK, 12 July 2012  – The Ministry of Industry today holds a seminar on timber industry to encourage timber exporters to develop their products for added-value and to prepare them for a liberalized market under the ASEAN Economic Community.

First Tartan 4000 arrives in Thailand

Thursday, 21 June 2012 14:35
Tartan?  In my under-educated and under-exposed youth, the noun Tartan conjured up a bunch of hardy Scots brawling in their inhospitable highlands, for the glory of their clan’s own tartan.

Growling Swan Golf kicks off in style

Thursday, 14 June 2012 09:49
PSC Golf from The Growling Swan Tuesday, June 5, Eastern Star – Stableford This was a historic occasion for the twenty golfers who signed up for The Growling Swan Opening Day at the challenging Eastern Star Golf Course and there was a terrific “buzz” in the...
BANGKOK, 29 April 2012 – The SUPPORT Arts and Craft International Center of Thailand (SACICT) has set the target to export art and handicraft products worth 800 million US dollars this year and expects to boost the value to USD1 billion in 2015 by utilizing...
British Grand Master Nigel Short won the recently completed 12th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2012 with a last-round draw against IM Nguyen Duc Hoa, whose outstanding performance earned the Vietnamese player a Grand Master norm.
There were 128 members playing in the annual PSC major fund raising Charity Classic Golf tournament at Green Valley on Friday, March 16.  The format was a ‘2-person better ball’ Stableford with a prize to be won on each hole.  The course was in its...

Gosden & Hammond victorious

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 17:09
PSC Golf from the Café Kronborg Monday, March 5, Crystal Bay A & B – Stableford There were a couple of late cancellations but we had a waiting list which gave us a full field of 32 golfers to take on the popular Crystal Bay golf...

Thailand thriving as filming location

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 16:45
BANGKOK, 21 February 2012  – The Department of Tourism has indicated that Thailand has become a popular filming location among movie makers, with over 50 requests to use Thailand as a filming location in just one month. 

Monte takes over at the top

Thursday, 16 February 2012 12:51
    PSC Golf from Mulligans Lakeside   Tuesday, Feb. 7, Treasure Hill - Stableford Treasure Hill on Tuesday, with good conditions for golf and a great venue, what more could you ask for?  Well, some decent scores would be nice, but not necessary to enjoy the day.  However...
The Royal Aid Project presented relief bags to disabled flood victims at the Redemptorist center which is part of Father Ray’s on the 15th of December.
Nearly 200 youngsters came together for Thailand’s flood victims as the Rotary District 3340 Youth Exchange committee organized a parade through central Pattaya.

Americans love antidepressants

Thursday, 15 September 2011 12:58
Antidepressants are now the best-selling drugs in the USA - and their consumption has doubled in the last 10 years.

The Bangkok Connection

Thursday, 25 August 2011 09:05
The last few weeks have brought books to the reviewer’s table dealing with the American involvement in other parts of the world.  This week it is a book called The Bangkok Connection written by Ron Chepesiuk, (ISBN 978-1-905379-74-3, Maverick House, 2011).  It covers the life...