Pattaya reporters celebrate National Press Day

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Banglamung District Chief Amnart Charoensri, Pattaya Press Association President Samart Thongrod and Vice President Warapun Jaikusol welcome guests to the party.
Banglamung District Chief Amnart Charoensri, Pattaya Press Association President Samart Thongrod and Vice President Warapun Jaikusol welcome guests to the party.

Journalists hob-knobbed with their government and business sources as the Pattaya Press Association celebrated National Press Day.

Banglamung District Chief Amnart Charoensri and press association President Samart Thongrad welcomed members and top local police and government officials to the March 5 party at the Rose Maldives Resort in Nong Plalai.

Everyone enjoyed a large buffet and beverages before checking their raffle tickets to see if they won one of many prizes including electronics and home appliances.

National Press Day commemorates the founding of the Reporters Association of Thailand on March 5. On March 4, 1999, the association merged with the Thailand Newspaper Association to become the Thai Journalists Association.

Pattaya Mail stringer Teerarak Suthathiwong won the grand prize of a 40” Full HD TV, presented by Nongprue Deputy Mayor Niyom Thiangtham (right).
Pattaya Mail stringer Teerarak Suthathiwong won the grand prize of a 40” Full HD TV, presented by Nongprue Deputy Mayor Niyom Thiangtham (right).
Journalists hob-knob with their government and business sources as the Pattaya Press Association celebrates National Press Day.
Journalists hob-knob with their government and business sources as the Pattaya Press Association celebrates National Press Day.
Pattaya Mail stringer Jetsada Homklin won a refrigerator presented by Central Festival Pattaya Beach Manager Krengkai Wilailuk (left).
Pattaya Mail stringer Jetsada Homklin won a refrigerator presented by Central Festival Pattaya Beach Manager Krengkai Wilailuk (left).
Thipmanee reporter Thapanapong Siwilai receives 2000 baht support money from Pattaya Mail, presented by Pattaya Press Association advisor Anan Kingsorn.
Thipmanee reporter Thapanapong Siwilai receives 2000 baht support money from Pattaya Mail, presented by Pattaya Press Association advisor Anan Kingsorn.