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  • OPINION

    Publicity never bad

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/02/2016

    » Thanks for your brave attempt at clarifying what bridge is and is not (Life, Feb 15). One of the unintended consequences of the saga is that the Pattaya bridge club, small by international standards, is now the most famous in the entire world, with several hundred newspaper and TV reports and tens of thousands of comments on blogsites talking about it. The tale has also made Jeremy Watson (the organiser) and myself (the founder, in 1994) the best-known bridge players throughout the five continents even though our standards sadly fall short of the brilliance usually required for notoriety.

  • NEWS

    Eight illegals from Myanmar caught

    News, Published on 11/07/2018

    » Eight illegals from Myanmar caught

  • NEWS

    Public health student crowned Miss Tiffany

    dpa, Published on 09/05/2015

    » Sophida Siriwatananukul was Friday crowned the winner of Miss Tiffany's Universe 2015, Thailand's largest transgender beauty pageant, in the beach resort city of Pattaya.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Dust or bust at BMMF

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 24/12/2015

    » It was difficult to decide how to best spend the past weekend. While many went decided to chill at the Wonderfruit Festival in Pattaya (see opposite page), others flocked to Impact Arena for Star Theque -- GTH's 11th anniversary concert. Some opted to avoid the traffic altogether and spent their night watching The Face Thailand Season 2 and Hormones 3 The Final Season's finale at home.

  • OPINION

    Noisy riders are relevant

    News, Postbag, Published on 07/10/2018

    » Re: "Summary execution", (PostBag, Oct 6). Unfortunately, my letter was cruelly edited to the point that it made little sense. In my original, I included photographs in support, and said that although a (very weak) argument could be made for motorcycles riding on the footpath against the flow of traffic, none can be made for those that ride on the footpath with the flow of traffic.

  • BUSINESS

    Seeking a balance

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 01/10/2018

    » As returns in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and New Zealand shrink in the face of high demand and increased restrictions, real-estate investors in Asia are looking for new places to go, with Malaysia and Thailand among their targets.

  • OPINION

    Into the political fray

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 30/09/2018

    » Last June 30, the sometimes-accurate online Wikipedia updated the opening line of its entry on the general prime minister. For the first time, the introduction read, "Prayut Chan-o-cha is a Thai politician..." Before that, according to Wikipedia, Gen (Ret) Prayut was just a retired army general and head of the military junta -- which is what he claimed to be.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Yielding dining excellence

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 22/07/2015

    » Eatigo, an online restaurant reservation platform, recently won the Global Brain Award and was second place in the Best Startups in the Region category from Tech in Asia Singapore 2015. The service, which requires no coupon printing and no credit card, works with more than 300 restaurants in Bangkok, Pattaya and Singapore, and has racked up more than 250,000 app downloads since being founded in 2013.

  • NEWS

    CDC chairman: Enough of writing charters

    Published on 19/07/2015

    » PATTAYA - After amending almost all key points in the draft constitution, Borwornsak Uwanno, who engineered the revision, said on Sunday that this will be his last.

  • BUSINESS

    Giving wings to the elusive aerotropolis

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 29/08/2018

    » John D Kasarda is the director of the Center of Air Commerce at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, president and chief executive of Aerotropolis Business Concepts LLC, president of the Aerotropolis Institute of China and editor-in-chief of Logistics, an international scholarly journal. He has also published more than 100 articles and 10 books on airport cities, aviation infrastructure, urban economic development and competitiveness.

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