Valentine’s Day

Lovers paint Pattaya red on Valentine’s Day

Thursday, 19 February 2015 09:25
Weddings, dance moves and elephants highlighted a day of romance as the Pattaya area celebrated Valentine’s Day. Despite being a Western import, Feb. 14 is always a big day in Pattaya and the city prepped for it early, turning Sukhumvit Road into a Valentine’s card, setting...
BANGKOK, 13 February 2015 - A survey has shown that most Thai teenagers perceive their parents as the most special person during Valentine’s Day, while a youth seminar agrees on moral conduct and features volunteer activities for the international day of love, said the Culture...

Love in air, feet on floor for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 15:17
Love is never hard to find in Pattaya, but Cupid’s arrows have an especially easy time finding targets when the city celebrates Valentine’s Day with marriages, dancing contests, heart-shaped balloons, flowers and even a special photo op area on Beach Road in Central Pattaya. Meanwhile,...
SONGKHLA, 12 February 2015 - The loving atmosphere of Valentine’s Day is noticeable right now in Songkhla province, especially around school areas where students are flocking to buy roses from Chiang Mai province. 

Love in air, feet on floor for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:36
Love is in the air even more than usual in Pattaya as the city prepares for Valentine’s Day. City hall turned Sukhumvit Road into a Valentine’s card, set up a photo booth on Pattaya Beach for couples to take romantic snapshots and decorated hearts and flowers...
Underwater photography and a whale shark exhibit will be on display through the weekend at Central Festival Pattaya Beach as the mall continues with its “Pattaya in Love: City of Ocean Arts” project.
A hundred couples got their marriages off to bumpy starts when they took their Valentine’s Day wedding vows on the backs of elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden.
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 Garden Plaza amusement center for the Feb. 14 attempt to beat the current world record held...
Lovebirds found Valentine’s Day in Pattaya a sobering experience, as the romantic holiday coincided with one of the holiest Buddhist days of the year. But in some places, love prevailed. The Banglamung District Office - which usually closes every legal holiday - actually opened on Makha...

No booze for Valentine’s Day in Pattaya

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 16:50
Valentine’s Day romantics will have to find another way to get their loved one into the right mood after Pattaya’s police chief said he will uphold the law banning alcohol sales on religious holidays.
Valentine’s Day this year will be a special one for the children of Baan Jing Jai when their dream of a new home comes one step closer to reality. (Photo by G.Gaou)

Valentine’s shoppers see red over rose prices

Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:16
It’s said a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but Pattaya shoppers say cheaper roses on Valentine’s Day would smell best of all. The Feb. 14 holiday may have been imported from the west, but Thai florists caught on quick to the annual...
Valentine’s Day brought 99 couples to Nong Nooch Tropical Garden to get married while riding elephants. Sattahip Mayor Phawat Lertmukda and district Permanent Secretary Thanawut Seetankaew administered the mass wedding in the middle of a heart-shaped garden at the Pattaya tourist attraction. District staffers...
The Thai couple who set a record for the world’s longest kiss in 2011 celebrated their 10th anniversary by setting a new record at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Valentine’s Day kissing marathon. Ekachai and Laksana Tiranarat smooched continuously for 58 hours, 35 minutes and 38...
An Iranian suspected of forging the passports used by bombers in the Valentine’s Day explosions in Bangkok has been arrested at his central Pattaya condominium.
Sattahip police had to rescue a 15-year-old suspected motorbike thief from a mob that corralled the boy, alleging he also had robbed a local cemetery of donation money.

British man wins free wedding at Amari

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 16:41
A British man will be able to wed his Thai girlfriend for free, after winning the Amari Orchid Pattaya’s Valentine’s Day wedding contest.
More than 30 U.S. Navy personnel capped 10 days of multinational war games with a round of friendly sports and indoor games with children at the Pattaya Orphanage.

Gay couple breaks kissing world record

Wednesday, 22 February 2012 17:24
A gay couple earned a large amount of cash and prizes, and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, by staying lip-locked for over 2 days leading up to Valentine’s Day.

Hamstad & Kubicki top the week

Thursday, 23 February 2012 10:45
PSC golf from Tropical Bert’s Tuesday, Feb. 14, Mountain Shadow – Stableford This was going to be a different day right from the start, as both ‘organisers’ decided that with it being Valentine’s Day they really should be at home with their ‘loved ones’, so in...
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