Hua Hin News 2007


New Year celebrations in Hua Hin

On Monday 31December 2007 there was a countdown to the New Year and Amazing Prachuapkhirikhan 2008 campaign. The countdown took place around Hua Hin's Tower Clock where police has blocked road. Read more...

Fourth Anniversary of Hua Hin Artist Group

On Saturday 29 December 2007 Hua Hin Artist Group has celebrated its fourth anniversary. President of Hua Hin Artist Group Khun Thawee Kesangarm has invited Thai and foreign guests to Baan Silapin (artist house) located few kilometers east of Hua Hin.Read more...

Governor gives Amazing Prachuapkhirikhan 2008 press conference

On Thursday 27 December 2007 at 10.00 am Governor of Prachuapkhirikhan Khun  Prasong  Pitukkisja during press conference has launched Amazing Prachuapkhirikhan 2008 campaign. in the presence of three Vice Governors,  seven Chief District Officers, Chief Villagers, management organizations of 60 villages, doctors from 8 districts and police officers.
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Hua Hin Today donates money for students & poor families

On Wednesday  26 December 2007 Managing Director of Hua Hin Today newspaper Mr. George Mastronikolis has donated 60,000 Baht to education fund for students from seven Hua Hin Municipal Schools. Some of the money was donated for poor families. Khun Tuck Dechapanya, consultant of Ratchapat Petchaburi University, has donated 10,000 Baht.
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Elections to Thai Parliament

On Sunday  23  December  2007 Prachuap Khiri Khan residents woke up to take part in the parliamentary elections. In the morning Governor Khun Prasong  Pitulkitja, Vice Governor Khun Suhtipong Terdratanapong, Pol Major General Wirat  Watchara-Khajorn and government officers have inspected election boots and rules for voting. Read more...

Final planning meeting to launch Amazing Prachuap Khiri Khan 2008 campaign

On Friday 21 December 2007 Governor Khun Prasong  Pitulkitja, Deputy of Governor Khun Suthipong Terdratanapong, Chief Province Officer Khun Payoong  Utin, Hua Hin Chief District Officer Khun Prasit  Boonlikit, Hua Hin municipality management staff, police officers, representatives of Hua Hin Hotel and Travel Association have met to discuss final arrangments for the launch of Prachuap Khiri Khan 2008 campaign. Read more...

New Year Party at Thanarat Camp in Pranburi

On Thursday 20 December 2007 at Thanarat Camp Chief Commander of Infantry Center Major General Niwat Meenayotin has organized New Year Party for infantry officers and their families. To the party were invited Governor, Vice Governor, Chief District Officers, municipal management staff, TAT management, Pol. Chief Commander, Travel Association and other guests. Read more...

Hua Hin artists exhibit paitings at Dusit Hotel

On 19 December 2007 General Manager of Dusit  Hua Hin Hotel Khun Victor  Sukseree has invited Hua Hin artists which took part in painting HM the King huge portrait at Hua Hin Village to exhibit their abstract paintings at Dusit Hotel. Read more...

Planning meeting to launch Amazing Prachuap Khiri Khan 2008 campaign

On 18 December 2007 Governor Khun Prasong  Pitulkisja with the help of the two Vice Governors Khun Bongkarn Limpapan and Khun Pisit Soonthreerat has arranged a meeting to discuss the launch of Amazing Prachuap Khiri Khan 2008 campaign in order to increase tourists arrival to the Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. Read more...

Hua Hin Market Village Phase 2 Expansion

On 17 December 2007 Managing Director of Market Village Khun Yanyong Kanhawathana has informed that the executive committee has agreed to expand Hua Hin Market Village at the third floor level. The floor area of the shopping mall will increase by 5000m2. Read more...

Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade & Art Festival

On Friday  14  December  2007 at Market Village, Managing Director of Market Village Khun Yanyong Kanhawathana has welcomed all guest to the opening ceremony of the 3rd Vintage  Car  Parade & Art Festival. He has expressed his support  for this great festival. He has invited the Vice-Governor Khun Bongkarnrimpapan to open the 3rd Vintage Car Parade & Art Festival. Khun Bongkarn said that this year festival is the best so far. Read more...

Lesson to be learned from a marriage story

Mr. Jack came to see  one month  ago. He has 32 years old Thai wife which he met in Bangkok. Mr. Jack is 65 years old English national. He has lived  with his wife for about 5 years. Mr. Jack  has bought property in his wife's name for more than 26 million baht. He bought land & house. Not so long time ago his wife has chased him out his house. Read more...

Hua Hin Mayor announces program for New Year celebrations

On Friday 14 December 2007 Hua Hin Mayor Khun Sirapan  Kamolpramoth has announced program for New Year celebrations in Hua Hin. Hua Hin Municipality  is planning a big farewell party of the old year and welcome of the new year. In the morning, on the 1st of January 2008 staff from Hua Hin Municipality and Hua Hin residents will make a merit to monks. Read more...

First Hua Hin Jazz Train Rolls

On 12 December, the first Jazz Train left Hua Hin Railway Station on its historic run to Baan Krut, 150 kilometers south of Hua Hin. “This was the culmination of a lot of hard work by staff, family, and friends” said Mr. Ray (Rewat Ayutthaya), originator of the Jazz Train. “By and large, we found our passengers very, very happy with the experience, and we are thrilled by the positive feedback.” Read more...

New Healing Center in Hua Hin

New healing center has been open in Hua Hin. The healing center is focused on health promotion, lifestyle for the residents of Hua Hin, the center represents as education hub for anyone seeking for health conscience and balancing of body, mind and spirit. Sukkasart @Hua Hin is the brainchild of Dr. Buathon Thienarrom Ph.D., after many years of compilation of personal holistic experience.  Read more...

Portrait of HM the King

On Monday 11 December 2007 Managing Director of Market Village Khun Yanyong Kanhawathana has announced that 80 leading artists from Hua Hin and Prachuab Khiri Khan province have jointly finished painting portrait of His Majesty the King in order to celebrate HM 80th Birthday Anniversary. The portrait is 8m wide, 10m high and it took 80 hours to paint it.
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4th Hua Hin Thai Cultural Association Festival

On Sunday 9 December 2007 President of Hua Hin Thai Cultural Association Khun Tuck Dechapanya has opened the 4th Hua Hin Thai Cultural Association Festival at  the  Pone King Phet  public park  in Hua Hin. The festival this year is taking place during 9 - 12 December and its aim is to preserve Thai culture and customs. Read more...

Siam Winery arange wine testing at Market Village Hua Hin

On Saturday 08 December 2007 Director General of Siam Winery Company Khun Chalerm  U-vithaya  has invited Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong  Pitulkisja, Director of TAT part 2 Khun Wibul Nimitpanish, Chief Commander of Hua Hin Police Pol Colonel Jittiwuth and local press and media for a wine testing at Market Village. Read more...

Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat Remembrance Day at Thanarat Infantry Camp Pranburi

On Saturday 08 December 2007 at Thanarat  Infantry Camp in Pranburi  Chief Commander of Infantry Center Major General  Niwat  Meenayotin has presided over Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat's Remembrance Day. Read more...

Governor opens garden to commemorate HM the King's 80th Birthday Anniversary

On Friday 07 December 2007 Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province Khun Prasong Pitulkisja, Hua Hin Chief District Officer Khun Prasit Boonlokit, head of Puyaibarn Village, Abbot of Huay Mongkol Temple Pra Kru Papatsara Vorapinit, government officers and municipality staff took part in the opening ceremony of garden commemorating HM the King's 80th Birthday Anniversary. Read more...

Christmas Party at Sofitel Resort Hua Hin

On Thursday 6 December 2007 General Manager of Sofitel Centara Resort Mr.Remko Krosen has organised Christmas Party at the Elephant Garden for hotel guest, government officials and Hua Hin VIPs. Over 300 persons took part in the Sofitel's Christmas Party. Read more...

Court staff plants mangrove forest at sea estuary

On Tuesday 04 December 2007 Chief Judge of Youth & Family Khun Onharj Ngarmmeesri, Chief Judge of Provincial Court Khun Pralom Kashane together with the local people of Klongwarn Village have planted mangrove forest at sea estuary. Read more...

Official opening of Baan Khork Chang Vineyard

On Saturday 1st of December 2007 there was official opening of Baan Khork Chang Vineyard. The vineyard is located at Huay-mong-kol Village close to Hua Hin. Siam Winery, the producer of Monsoon Valley wine and Spy Wine Cooler, is developing 1,000 rai with a small vineyard, wine shop, visitors centre and restaurant. Read more...

Hua Hin Environment Day

On Saturday 1st of December 2007 at Phone King Petch public park Hua Hin Mayor Khun Sirapan Kamolpramote has organized Hua Hin Environment Day. in cooperation with the Ministry of Natural Resources & Pollution represented by Dr. Somchai Pielsathaporn and the Science & Technology Department represented by Director General Dr. Supatana Wangwongwatana. Read more...

Annual Ball of Rotary Club Hua Hin

On Tuesday 27 November 2007 Rotary Club Hua Hin has organized its Annual Rotary Ball. It took place at the Hua Hin Grand Hotel & Plaza from 7 pm onwards. Among the guests was Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong Pitulkisja, Vice Governor Khun Sanit Boonkohsakul, Director General of TAT Khun Wibull Nimitvanich, Hua Hin Chief District Officer, Khun Prasit Boonlokit. Read more...

Hua Hin Loi Krathong Festival

On Saturday 24 November 2007 Hua Hin Lord Mayor Khun Sirapan Kramolpramoth together with municipality staff have attended Loi Krathong Festival. At about 7pm Hua Hin residents have gathered at Hua Hin center and took part in a procession towards Hua Hin beach.
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Loi Khratong Festival at Bang Nampueng Floating Market

TAT Director-General Khun Benjawan Sunetkulinvites you to to attend Loi Khratong Festival at Bang Nampueng Floating Market. It will take place during 23-25 November 2007 in Samutprakarn province. Read more...

Technical Day Fair at Hua Hin School of Commerce

On Friday 23 November 2007 Managing Director Khun Chanakarn Osuwan and School Manager Khun Uchareewan Osuwan have organized Technical Day Fair at Hua Hin School of Commerce. The aim of this fair was to showcase students work and to mark His Majesty the King's 80th birthday anniversary on December 5th 2007. Read more...

Police pursue criminals after police rally

On Friday 23 November 2007 at 6.30 pm five hundred policemen from Prachuab Khiri Khan Province have attended rally to fight crime in Hua Hin area. The rally was attended by Interior Minister Dr.Therapat Sereerungson, Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province Khun Prasong Pitulkisja, Chief Police Commander Pol Major General Sophon Pisuthiwong and Chief Provincial Commander of Prachuab Khiri Khan Pol Major General Wirach Watcharakajorn. Read more...

Hua Hin Esarn Festival

On Thursday 22 November  2007 Chief  District Officer Khun Prasit  Boonlikit has opened Hua Hin Esarn Festival at Sampan Club. The festival has been organized by chairman of the Sampan Club Khun Pensri  Suthiprachaya. This year it is the third Hua Hin Esarn Festival. Read more...

Silpakorn University Research Fair I

The Research and Development Institute, Silpakorn University in collaboration with the Research Network of the Lower-Central Region of Thailand  organized the “Silpakorn University Research Fair I” on the occasion of the 80th  anniversary  of the birth of  His Majesty the King Rama IX and the 65th anniversary of the founding of Silpakorn University. The conference was held on Thursday 22, November 2007 at the Silpa Pirasri Grand Meeting Room, Faculty of Decorative Art, Silpakorn University, Nakornpathom Campus. Read more...

Governor's press conference about Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade and Art Festival

On Wednesday 21 November 2007 Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong Pitukkisja and Vice Governor Khun Sanit Boonkoh-Sakul have announced programm of this year Vintage Car Parade and Art Festival which will take on 1-16 December 2007. This event is organized by Hua Hin Hotelier’s Club led by Sofitel Centara Grand Resort, the Vintage Car Association of Thailand, Market Village Center, TAT of Thailand and Hua Hin Municipality. Read more...

TOT Broadband Promotion

On Saturday 17 November 2007 Managing Director of TOT Customer Service in Prachaub Khiri Khan Khun Kittisak Lukbour has launched TOT promotion with 2MB broadband in Hua Hin. To achieve maximum publicity TOT has organized march with balloons on Petchakasem Road.
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จงทรงพระเจริญ ทรงมีพระลชนมายุยิ่งยืนนาน

พระบาทสมเด็จพระเจ้าอยู่หัว ภูมิพลอดุลเดช ทรงประชวร ประทับรักษาพระองค์ที่ โรงพยาบาลศิริราช หลายวัน ณ บัดนี้ “ล้นเกล้าล้นกระหม่อม” ทรงหายจากประชวร แล้ว และเสด็จพระราชดำเนินกลับ วังสวนจิตลดา เป็นที่เรียบร้อยแล้ว Read more...

Royal Thai Army (RTA) hosts ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) hosts ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM 2007) from 9-23 November 2007 at Infantry Center Fort Thanarat Camp, Pranburi District, Prachuab Khiri Khan province. This event marks the third time for RTA is the host and there are ten participating member countries and including Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, Philipines, Singaore, Cambodia, Burma, Laos, and Vietnam. Read more...

Grand opening party for new houses development project

On Tuesday 13th November 2007 there was a grand opening party for a new houses development project financed by a local Hua Hin businessman Khun Nipon Methanopkhun a famous businessman. He and his company Cape Seen Ltd is well known to Thais and foreigner living in Hua Hin. Read more...

Hua Hin Cultural Association plans Hua Hin Culture Festival

On 9 November 2007 President of Hua Hin Cultural Association Khun Tuck Dechapanya has arranged meeting for members of the association in order to discuss the Hua Hin Culture Festival which will take place in December. Read more...

Municipality meeting in preparation for HM the King 80th Birthday Anniversary

On Thursday 8 November 2007 Hua Hin Lord Mayor Khun Sirapan; Kamolpramoth and Vice Mayor Khun Witul Loh-siriluk have invited all the government official, representatives of 35 communities and mass media to a meeting regarding preparation for HM the King 80th Birthday Anniversary which is on the 5th December 2007. Read more...

Hua Hin Dogs Days - Day 1

On Monday 7 November 2007 Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong Pitylkisja has opened Hua Hin Dogs Day at the Phone-Kingpet public park in Hua Hin. Khun Prasong has thanked Hua Hin residents for coming to the opening ceremony of Hua Hin Dogs Day. There are many dogs living in Hua Hin for which people do not take care. The homeless dogs have to find food by themselfs. Hua Hin Municipal runs dog shelter where care is taken for a lot of dogs. There is a veterinarian at the shelter to care for sick dogs. Read more...

Research Project by Rachapat Phetchaburi University

The research project “Community Aspect in Long Term policy plan for Commission of Higher Education: Low-Central Region of Thailand” was conducted by The Research Network of Low-Central Region of Thailand to explore the regional opinions, communities, local governments and officials, in terms of regional higher education missions. The project was funded by the Knowledge Network Institute of Thailand and worked under an umbrella of Research Network Program of Commission of Higher Education. Read more...

Grand Opening Ceremony of Makro in Pranburi

On Friday 2 November 2007 Macro in Toong-yao Village in Pranburi District was open for business. Chief District Officer Khun Siriwuth Hemtat was the chairman of the Grand Opening Ceremony of Siam Makro Ltd. Makro’s Management have invited to the opening ceremony Pranburi residents, provincial officers, municipal staff, Army and police officers. Read more...

Chaophya Hospital Health Festival in Hua Hin

On Wednesday 31 October  2007 Chaophya Hospital from Bangkok have organized Health Festival for Hua Hin residents at Hilton Hua Hin Hotel. The festival was organized jointly by a Chief District Officer Khun Prasit  Boonlikit and Manging Director of Chaophya Hospital Dr.Jamreon Sorpipat. Read more...

Hua Hin Dog Day

On Monday 30 October 2007 Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong Pitukkisja has announced during press conference that during 07 - 11 November there will be Hua Hin Dog Day. At the press conference were present; Hua Hin Lord Mayor Khun Sirapan  Kamolprasmoth, president of Bangkok Foundation, Managing Director of Hua Hin Dog Center, local Vet and journalists. Read more...

Hua Hin Mountain Bike Event

On Monday 22 October 2007 at Hua Hin Municipality  Hua Hin Lord Mayor Khun Sirapan  Kamolprasmoth and members of the Hua Hin Bike Club committee have announced that they will organize a two day mountain bike event on 3rd and 4th November 2007. Staff from every Hua Hin Government Division, members of the Hua Hin Bike Club, representatives from 35 communities and Hua Hin residents will take part in the mountain bike event. Her Majesty the Queen will present the prize to the winner. Read more...

Vice Chief Police Commander of Area 7 visits Hua Hin

On   Wednesday  17  October  2007  Chief Commander of Police Headquarter of  Prachuab-Khiri Khan  Province, Police Major General Wirat  Watcharakajorn has organized meeting at Majestic Hotel. Read more...

Director General of Court Area 7 visits Court in Prachuab Khiri Khan

On Wednesday 17 October 2007 Director General of Court Area 7 Khun Adisak Sornthanarat and his staff have paid a visit at Provincial Court of Prachuab Khiri Khan. Chief Judge of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Pralom Kashan and his team have welcomed their guests.
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The ‘Jazz Train’ Pulls Out of Hua Hin on December 12

In 1941, Billy Strayhorn wrote Take the A Train for the Duke Ellington band. On Wednesday December 12, music fans will Take the Jazz Train for a wonderful concert excursion along the Gulf of Thailand. Read more...

Hua Hin Education Center Seminar

On Sunday 14 October 2007 at Navy Pirom Hotel, Khun Renu Ruamchartithe has organized seminar for Hua Hin Education Center students. Students have invited to the seminar Vice Rector of Ratchapat Petchaburi University Vice Professor Rawiwong Srithongroong.
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International Day for Disaster Reduction in Hua Hin

On Wednesday 10 October 2007 Prachuab Khiri Khan Province and Hua Hin Municipality have participated in International Day for Disaster Reduction. Member of Thailand's National Red Cross Khun Ying Sanguansri Pitulkisja together with all Government Departments and Hua Hin's residents took part in a walk for International Day for Disaster Reduction. Read more...

Chief Judge meets families of Bangsaparn Village

In October 2007 Chief Judge Khun Pralom Kashane and Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong  Pitulkisja went to Bangsaparn Village to meet fifteen families. The families have took bank loans or put land deeds as a bail for their children. Read more...

Provincial Public Health Department meets to select Health Committee member

On Wednesday 10 October 2007 Chief Health Officer Dr. Pipop Jane-suthivechakul has invited five Hua Hin's representatives and member of Thailand Health Department Khun Anusak Supaporn to help him select a new member of Health Committee. Read more...

Teacher's Day at Ratchapat Petchaburi University

On Saturday 6 October 2007 Vice Professor Khun Arkom Srithongroong has organized Teacher Day at the provincial education center. At 10.00am Khun Arkom has had a meeting with members of the Education Committee to review the education fund. Members of the Education Committee have allocated scholarship funds to 32 students, for bachelor degree five thousand Baht each and for master degree ten thousand Baht each. In total 170,000 baht of scholarship fund has been given to students. Read more...

Conciliatory Committee wins prize of the Court Area 7

On Friday 5 October 2007 Chief Judge of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Pralom Kashane has presented to members of Conciliatory Committee a prize of the Court Area 7. The prize was awarded to them for their support to the Provincial Court of Prachuab Khiri Khan and resolving many civil & criminal cases which otherwise would end up as cases at the Provincial Court. Read more...

Hua Hin Community Project Year 2007

On Tuesday 2 October 2007 at the meeting room in Hua Hin Municipality, Lord Mayor Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth has present prizes for Community Project Year 2007. Prizes were awarded to ten out of thirty five community project entries. The best project were selected by Vice Mayor Khun Nopporn Wuthikul, Assembly President Khun Klaey Ranaul and members of Hua Hin Assembly . Read more...

World Heart Day 2007 in Hua Hin

On Sunday 30 September 2007 at 6am Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province Khun Prasong Pitulkisja, Vice Governor Khun Sanit Boonkohsakul, Public Health Officer Dr. Pipop Jensuthivestkul, Managing Director of Hua Hin Hospital Dr. Chainan Thayawiwat, Lord Mayor of Hua Hin Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth, soldiers from Armya and Navy, Nurses, Teacher and students from Technology Rachamongkol University and over two thousand of local residents have participated in World Heart Day 2007 organized in Hua Hin. Read more...

King's solar water drip irrigation project

On Thursday  28  September  2007  consultant of King's development project General  Noppdol  Watthanothai and  a member of staff from King’s secretariat were assigned by the King to maintain the forest next to Sai Yai Beach that belong to HM the King and the Queen. Read more...

Forest planting at Nong-ta-taem Village Pranburi District

On Tuesday 26th September 2007 at 08.30 am residents of Nong-ta-taem Village took part in forest planting on 50 rai of public land next to the village. Chief Court Judges of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province Khun PralomKashane and Khun Thawatchai Wisamol and Chief District Officer have informed residents of Nong-ta-taem Village about Forest Planting Day in advance.
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Memorial Day of Infantry Division Pranburi District

 On Monday 24th September 2007 Chief Commander of Infantry and Army General Major Niwat Meenayotin has attended a Memorial Day ceremony at the Infantry Division Pranburi District. On the same day Chief Commander of Thai Army General four star Sonthi Boonyaratklin and Vice Chief Commander General Phaisarn Katunyu and another fifty four generals have had their retiring ceremony. Read more...

Moutain Bike ride from Songkla province to Hua Hin

  On Monday  24  September  2007  Lord Mayor of Hua Hin Khun Sirapan  Kamolpramoth and Municipality staff has arranged a welcome ceremony for 30 bikes lead by Khun Payao Yosjaks which have arrived from Songkla province. They have started ride their bike from Hat Yai eight days ago. Read more...

Hua Hin residents make merit for 135 monks

On Sunday  23  September  2007  Lord Abbot Pra Udom Prachanart from Klongwan Temple came to Hua Hin together with one hundred thirty five monks. They arrived in the morning in time for a merit by Hua Hin residents. Read more...

Princess Royal Siriphajuthaporn visits Baan Silapin

On 22 September 2007 HM King Bhumibol's granddaughter Princess Royal Siriphajuthaporn has visited Baan Silapin. She was welcomed by the owner of Baan Silapin Khun Thawee Kesangarm, Vice Gorvernor Khun Pongsak Plaives, Chief District Officer Khun Prasit Boonlikit and local residents. Read more...

Fishing Village Club has celebration of Joss-house

On Saturday  22  September  2007  chairman of Fishing Village Club Khun Nanthapol Thaolipoh has arranged the annual celebration of Joss-house (in Thai called Chomrom Chao-Le). Read more...

Farewell party for Director General of District Court No 7 Prachuab Khiri Khan Province

On Saturday 21 September 2007  at Majestic Golf Club Chief Judge Khun Pralom Kashane  together with other judges have arranged a farewell party for Director General of District Court No 7 Khun Withaya  Yingwiriyah who has been promoted and transfer to Appeal Court. Read more...

Hua Hin Planning Committee completed draft of planning law

On 21 September 2007 Hua Hin Planning Committee met at the municipal hall for the fifth time to complete planning law draft. The meeting was chaired by Vice Governor Khun Pongsak  Plaives. Read more...

Hua Hin Municipality organize seminar “Welcome all tourists”

 On Monday  18  September  2007  Hua Hin Municipality  has invited owners of hotels, resorts, restaurants and travel agencies for a 'Welcome all tourists' seminar. The seminar was attended by about 200 local residents providing services to travel business. Read more...

Governor& 130 Government Officials have been ordained as monks for HM the King

On Saturday  15  September   2007  Governor of Prachaub Khiri Khan Province Khun Prasong  Pitulkisja  together with 130 Government Officials and staff of the Technical Klaikangwon College, were ordained at Klongwan Temple. Read more...

Rachapat Phetchaburi University Committee discuss Educational Fund

On Saturday 15  September 2007 Managing Director of Education Center at the Rachapat Phetchaburi University Assistant  Professor Arkom  Sritongroong has invited the Education Committee for a meeting to discuss Educational Fund. Read more...

TAT Region 2 organize Travel Through Thailand educational tour

During 12 - 13 September 2007 TAT Region 2 has organized a Travel Through Thailand educational tour. Early in the mornig on the 12th of September two buses full of personnel from TAT, TTT and members of media have left Hua Hin on a tour through Pranburi, Prachuab Khiri Khan, Samut Sakorn, Samut Songkram, Samut Prakarn and Chachoengsao province. 
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Vice Governor met Provincial Radio Community

On 11 September 2007 Vice Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province Khun Pongsak  Praives has met with representatives of twenty radio stations from seven districts. Meeting took place at the Government Department and was organized by the provincial PR Officer Khun Arkom Jeensoonthorn. Read more...

Hua Hin Today celebrates 3rd Anniversary

On 09 September 2007 Managing Director Mr. George Mastronikolis together with staff have celebrated Hua Hin Today 3rd Anniversary. Hua Hin Today is a well know to Thais and foreigners local newspaper providing information about Hua Hin. Read more...

Demonstration against construction of Tesco Lotus and Macro in Pranburi

On Wednesday 5 September 2007 at 10.00 am, a crowd of over one thousand Pranburi residents have blocked the main road in Pranburi, Phetchakasem Road and the Pranburi bypass road. The crowd was protesting against construction of Tesco Lotus and Macro hypermarkets in Pranburi. Admiral General Bannawit Kengrean was the leader of the protest.
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Provincial Bureau organize Administration Development Seminar

On Wednesday 5-6  September  2007 at Hua Hin Grand Hotel Plaza, Chief of  Provincial Bureau Office Khun Phayoong U-klin has organised Administration Development Seminar for about eighty administration manager from the whole province. Read more...

Visit to Wangklaikangwon Industrial and Community Education College

On 03 September 2007 I have paid a visit to the Wangklaikangwon Industrial and Community Education College in Hua Hin. The College was founded in 1986 by His Majesty the King in order to give the less privilage children chance to study. This magnificent college is located next to Hua Hin beach and is part of His Majesty palace's extensive infrastructure.
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Abbot from Huaymongkol Monastery donates money to the Police Department

On 29 August 2007 at Huaymongkol Monastery, Abbot Prakru Pai Roch has invited two thousand monks to make a merit and to mark his third anniversary at the Huaymongkol Monastery. Abbot Prakru Pai Roch has worked hard for the benefit of local community. He has donated money for construction of many buildings and a meeting hall. Abbot has a budget of more than one hundred million baht which he has accumulated from the sell of Jatukarm ramdhep. Read more...

Residents protest againts Matichon newspaper reporter

On 29 August  2007 in Prachaub Khiri Khan  Province, a group of about one hundred local residents has walked around the  town carrying posters demanding removal of a Matichon reporter from a post at Public Health Department. The group of residents have made allegations that the reporter corrupts and takes money from local business people, especially from businesses run illegally. Read more...

Hua Hin Planning Committee meeting to draft the Municipal planning law

On Wednesday  29  August 2007 at the Naresdamri Hall of Hua Hin Municipality the Hua Hin Planning Committee met for the fourth time. About 50 persons have attended this meeting.
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Democrat Party meeting at Navy Pirom Hall

On Saturday  25  August  2007,  at  Navy Pirom Hall,  Khun Wirach Piyapornphaibull and former member of Parliament Khun Chalermchai “Toh “ Sri-on have arranged a  Democrat Party dinner to welcome Khun Apisit Veschachiwa the Leader of Democrat Party and his team. Read more...

School's Talents Exhibition

On Thursday 23rd August 2007, General Director of Hua Hin Municipal School, Mr Wiray Manipruek, has organized an annual School's Talents Exhibition at the school's grounds. Many guests, including goverment officials and members of the public attended the School's Talents Exhibition. Read more...

Referendum results for Prachuab Khiri Khan

 On Monday 20 August 2007 the Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan Khun Prasong Pitulkisja has announced results of the referendum in the province. 81.89 % of votes were YES, 16.29 % of votes were NO and 1.03 % were void ballots. Read more...

Referendum Sunday 19 August 2007

 On Sunday 19 August 2007 Thais have voted in the referendum on the new constitution. They have to answer either Yes or No. In Hua Hin District there are 150 voting booths, and Hua Hin's polling stations will be open for voting between 08.00 am - 04.00 pm. Read more...

Sonthi Limtongkul supports protest against Macro in Pranburi

 On Saturday  18 August 2007 in the evening, at Pranbuburi Foundation leader of Secure the Kingdom Foundation “ Mr. Sonthi Limongkul and his team from ASTV come met local resident who campaign agains Macro Superstore which will open soon in Pranburi District. Read more...

Suksan Hotel opens in Prachuab Khiri Khan

  On Thursday  17 August  2007  Suksan Hotel owners Khun Jakree & Khun Laddawan Leelopparn have arranged an opening ceremony.  Chief Judge of Youth Court Khun Ongard Ngarmmeesri as the leader to the opening ceremony has welcomed all the guests for the ceremony. Read more...

Chief Judge meets Hua Hin Conciliatory Committee members

On 15 August 2007 at the Court of Prachuab Khiri Khan Province, Chief Judge Khun Pralome Kashane met members of the Hua Hin Conciliatory Committee. The meeting was regarding planned inspection visit by President of Supreme Court of Appeal Khun Panya Thanomrod together with 80 Judges and work of the Hua Hin Conciliatory Committee. Read more...

Lord Mayor's call on Hua Hin residents to vote in referendum

On Tuesday 14 August 2007 at 08.00 am around public park, Hua Hin Lord Mayor Mr. Sirapan Kamolpramoth together with the municipality staffs has spoken to the large crowd of teachers, students, District Faculties Office staff and Hua Hin residents that they should vote in the constitution referendum on Sunday. Read more...

Hua Hin celebrates Her Majesty birthday anniversary

 On Sunday  12  August 2007 Chief District Officer Mr. Prasit  Boonlikit, Lord Mayor of Hua Hin Mr. Sirapan  Kamolpramoth, Hua Hin Municipality staff  and large crowds of spectators have  celebrated Mothers Day and Her Majesty birthday anniversary at the Queen's Park in Hua Hin. Read more...

Shopping Mall presents Education Fund to students

  On Saturday 11 August 2007 at the Shopping Mall, Khun Wanna Choksucharti who is an owner of Shopping Mall, has arranged a drawing contest for 12 schools in Hua Hin and has awarded an education fund to the winner and to 14 schools. Read more...

Chief District Officer announces voting rules for constitution referendum

  On Friday  10  August 2007  at the Hua Hin Chief District Officer Khun Prasit  has announced voting rules for the draft Constitution referendum, which will be held on 19th August 2007. Read more...

Rachapat Phetchaburi University

 Rachapat Phetchaburi University ,founded in 1926, is a local institution and well known in the Phetchaburi and the central part of Thailand. Khun Eksak Bootlup,a professor and Rector at Ratchapat Phetchaburi says, " The Ratchapat Phetchaburi University is a well known Institution. It has a duty to contribute to technical research of all services and to make sure Students graduate with a high level of Education within their respective fields. The University helps locally by producing researchers, engineers, artists and teachers ." Read more...

Technical Klaikangvon College makes merit for Buddhist monks

On Thursday 9 August 2007 The Occupation Technical Klaikangvon College has arranged to make a merit to Buddhist monks. 90 Buddhists monks have been ordained to celabrate the HM the Queen 75 birtday and Thai Mothers Day. Read more...

Hua Hin Schools Education Management Seminar

On Thursday  9th of  August  2007  at Hua Hin Municipality  Director-General of Education Division Khun Praparn  Jantapiwat a has arranged Education Management Seminar  for seven Hua Hin Municipal schools. Read more...

Khun Tuck helps with property disputes at Conciliatory Committee

 After www.huahinexpat.com together with Hua Hin Municipality have started the awareness campaign among Hua Hin expats, a substantial number of expat have contacted Khun Tuck and Hua Hin Foreigner Service Link Center with their problems. Read more...

Rapee Day at the Judge Court Prachuab Khiri Khan Province

  On Tuesday 7  August 2007  was a Rapee Day, A Royal Highness Prince Rapeepathanasakdi was a Krom Ruang Ratchaburidrekrithi who is royal son of the Majesty the King Chulalongkorn ( the king Rama V). He was born 133 years ago on 21st October  1874. Read more...

Art House in Hua Hin

On Friday  3  August  2007  Hua Hin's artist Khun Thawee Kesangarm  has opened Art House in Hua Hin. The Art House is located in the previous provincial register building, which has been redecorated and changed to a center for local and foreign artists. Read more...

Hua Hin Regatta 2007

Hua Hin Regatta is one of the major sailing events in the Gult of Thailand. It is organized annually with the objective to commemorate His Majesty the King win of the gold medal at Southeast Asian Games in 1967. Read more...

Chief District officer & Vice Mayor encourage participation in 19th August referendum

At the end of last July, Chief District Officer Khun Prasit Boonlikit have arranged a march in Hua Hin to celebrate political reforms proposed in the draft of the new constitution. In the march around Hua Hin took part teachers, students and members of Hua Hin Assembly. Read more...

Hua Hin Planning Committee Meetings

On Wednesday 1st of August 2007 at Hua Hin Municipality there was a meeting regarding revision of planning regulations in Hua Hin. Two meeting concerning the same matter took place previously. The Governor Mr. Prasong Pitulkisja and Hua Hin Planning Committee want to divide Hua Hin into zones. Read more...

Asanhabucha Day

Asanhabucha Day is the day before the beginning of the Buddhist Lent. This is a day of worship in the full moon day of the eight lunar month, which marks the anniversary of the day, on which the Buddha delivered the First Sermon to his first disciples. The Buddhist Lent starts on the first day of the waning moon of the eighth lunar month. Read more...

Royal Project in Khao Tao

On the 12th of August is the Birthday of HM the Queen. Her Majesty is the patron to many projects like for example Bangsai Artistic work, Ayuthaya province, clothes production at Khao Tao factory. She was also the patron of the Thai language teaching project for Khao Tao villagers. Her Majesty has started this project about 40 years ago. Read more...

Mother of the Year in Prachuab Khiri Khan Province

Last month Mr. Prasong Pitulkisja Governor has made an announcement about contest for Mother of the Year in Prachuab Khiri Khan Province. Many mothers from the province were put forward for the title of Mother of the Year. On the 26th of July Mr. Prasong Pitulkisja has announced that a winner of the contest for Mother of the Year in Prachuab Khiri Khan Province is Khun Wanna Chokesuchsarti. The Governor has presented the trophy to her. Read more...

80 persons ordained for HM the King Birthday Anniversary Celebration

On Friday 27 July 2007 Governor of Prachuab kirikan province Khun Prasong Pitulkisja has arranged a ceremony, during which 80 persons were ordained as monks at Bootsaya Banpot temple. Many government officials and almost ten thousand Hua Hin residents have participated in this merit making ceremony. 80 persons called “Poh Nark” have entered the monkhood.
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Chief Judge has welcomed 140 Subordinate Judges on a visit to the Provincial Court

On Thursday 26 July 2007 at 11.30 am Chief Judge Khun Pralom Kshane and his Staff have welcomed 140 Subordinate Judges who study to become Court Judges. From 5 July 2007 the Subordinate Judges have visited many courts in the southern provinces. Read more...

Abbot arranged 80th Birthday of HM.the King Anniversary Celebration

Abbot “Prakru Prapatsorn Vorapinit from Huay Mongkol monastery together with Khun Prasong Pitulkisja Governor of Prachuab Khiri Khan, Major General Niwat Meenayothin, Chief Commander of Infantry Pol. Major General Noy Wannaphaiboon, Major General Phayong Sookma Vice Secretary of the King, Khun Prasit Boonlikit Hua Hin Chief District Officer, Khun Thawatchai Wisaml Pranburi Chief District Officer, Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth Hua Hin Lord Mayor have participated in the 80th Birthday of HM. the King Anniversary Celebration and have welcomed 80 Sri Lanka monks who prayed for a blessing for HM the King Pommibhol Adulyadej. Read more...

Draft of Constitution & Economy in Hua Hin

Khun Pongthana Kiravit, Managing Director of Siam Commercial Bank has expressed his opinion on the draft of the new Constitution & Economy in Hua Hin.
At first glance it might seems that there is no immediate connection between the draft of the new Constitution with Economy. Read more...

General Commander-in-Chief, RTA visit to Infantryman Force

On 19 July 2007 at 09.30 am Major General Niwat Meenayothin, Chief Commander of Infantryman Force together with staff went to Hua Hin Ariport to welcome General Commander-in-Chief, RTA and other officials who have arrived from Bangkok by plane. Read more...

Hua Hin Lord Mayor opens sport competition

On 13 July 2007 time 08.00 am at Municipal school, Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth as Lord Mayor, main to open the sport for only students of school network of Municipal. Mr. Wirat Manipruek managing director has reported to Mayor that objectives of this sport competitions are: Read more...

Chief Judge attend a successful conciliatory insult case

An insult case has been brought to the Hua Hin Court three years ago. The last election campaign in Hua Hin Municipality has turned nasty and insults were traded beetwen the main election candidates Khun Sirapan Kamolpramote (present Lord Mayor) and Khun Jira Phongpaibul (previous Lord Mayor). Read more...

Members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly make journey to Hua Hin

On Monday 9 July 2007 the Committee of Constitution Drafting Assembly have arrived to Hua Hin to attend a seminar. Mr. Norasnit Sethaboot (President) & Mr. Seree Suwanpanont (Vice-President) along with a hundred of Committee members have travelled on a modified train. Read more...

Rachani Thai Silk Center

Chiang Mai province has the most skilled craftsman and best artist in Thailand. Chiang Mai province is the center for production of famous Thai silk. Khun Thana Thanahabohdikul or “Mike” has preserved traditional methods of Thai silk production at the Ratchani Thai Silk Village Hua Hin. Thai and foreign tourist can take an educational tour and learn about the history and the process of silk making. Read more...

Seminar for Marketing Strategy

On Thursday 5 July 2007 at Tipviman Resort Cha-Am, The Siam Business Bank held a seminar for its customers and staff. Mr Vivat Kitiphongkosol the Division Head of Business Banking Division 2 gave a speach about Red Ocean & Blue Ocean business marketing strategies.
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Coffeehouse Forum Meeting

On Wednesday 4 July 2007 Mr. Pralom Kashane, the Chief Judge of the Provincial Court has invited all government officials for a 'Coffeehouse Forum Meeting' . All present have met over the breakfeast to discuss a new legislation act which has assigned 19 Proficient Mediators to conciliery commities. Read more...

Pol. Chief Commander of Prachuab Kirikan Province leads criminal survey

On July 3rd at 6pm on 'Eliminate Day', 310 policemen begun a survey into criminal cases in Hua Hin. Police Colonel Genaral  Noy  Wannaphaibull a Chief Commander of Prachuabkikarn has led the police procession to carry out an assessment of criminal acts stemming from drugs, theft, gun crime, unfortunate circumstantial crimes and other former criminal cases. Read more...

Hua Hin Regatta 2007

On Monday 2 July 2007, Vice Chief Navy Commander Admiral Wichai Yuwanangkulr ,Rear Admiral Apiwat Sriwathana, Mr.Chairerst Manulpol and Mrs. Supatra Jiratiwat gave press conference in the Colonial Hall at the Hua Hin Sofitel Hotel. Vice Chief Admiral has announced that Hua Hin Regatta 2007 there will be held on 1-5 August 2007. Read more...

Army Concert & Wetee Thai Festival

General Niwati Minayotin, the Chief commander of Infantry Thanarat Camp and Asia Television & Medias Ltd have arranged the Wetee Thai Festival and Concert to express love for the HM the King by the Kingdom and to enhance the prestige of HM.the King during his 80th birtday anniversary. The organizers of the event have promoted harmony among Thai people, love to the nation, Buddhist religion and HM the King. Read more...

Hua Hin Foreigner Service Link Center works hard

Every day all staff officials of Hua Hin Foreigner Service Link Center welcome foreigners and help them with their problems. There are many cases when the land & house project owner breaks the contract . Some foreigners have paid money but are unable to get the land deed or Nor Sor 3. At the present time, there are many foreigner who ran land & houses sale business but the Thai law states clearly that foreigners are not allowed buy land in Thailand. Almost all the contracts that are made are illegal. The foreign land buyers very often are not familiar with the Thai law or are mislead by the housing project owners. Read more...

Two Universities, Rachamongkol & Rachapat Suan Dusit Arange the Merit

Monks living in south provinces have problem with collection of food from villages. Many of them very killed by the terrorists operating in the south. There has been food shortage among the monks and many of the monks are starving.

On the 23rd of June, Mr. Sophon Piersanit, representative of Rachamongkol Technology University & Rachapat Suan Dusit University, has invited local people to Hua Hin Municipal school to make a merit for monks from the south provinces. Read more...

Doctorate Degree for Buddhist Monk

On 16 June 2007 at 09.30 am General Surayuth Julanont Prime Minister of Thailand come to Klongwan temple in Prachuab Khirikan Province to officiate a ceremony in which he hoisted the sky tassel , placed Ong Jatukarm Ramdhep block and presented a doctorate degree to a Buddhist Monk. Read more...

Transfer of Prachuab Khiri Khan Officer to Hua Hin District

Mr. Prasong Pitullkisja governor has send an official team to Hua Hin District. Mr.Sanit Boonkohsaku together Chief of Judge, Prosecutor, District Officer, Labour Officer, Co-operative Officer, Fishery Officer, Administer Officer, Agriculture Official, Treasure Department, Commerce Department, and Land Development Officer. Mr. Prasit Boonlikit's role as District Officer is to take of villagers in Hua hin District. Read more...

Project of Army Doctors helps the people

On 12th June 2007 General Niwati Menayotin, the Chief Commander of Infantry Department, as a President has opened of Army Doctor's Association meeting.

During the meeting Colonel Dr. Supos Tantithaworl has reported to General that, at the Army Ratch University Ear, Trachea and Nose of Thai modern medicine department there are 30 doctors who come from many provinces. Read more...

First Mayor Lady in Pranburi Municipality

On 10 June 2007 there was an election in Pranburi District. A new Mayor and Member of Local Assembly were elected. Two parties were compiting: Thai Rak Thai with Mr.Pornthep Wisuthi Wathanasak and Rak Pranburi with lead by Khun Thayawee Sri-on. Read more...

Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2007

HUA HIN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2007, Jazz on the Beach takes place during 8-9 June 2007. The annual event is sponsored by Heineken, LG, TAT, EMI, Hua Hin Hoteliers, Hitman, Yamaha,Electro Voice and Sprite. Read more...

Hua Hin Municipality plans to build fake coral for aquatic animals

Every year committee of the fishing village does some things for the public. This year Mr.Sirapan Kamolpramote ( Hua Hin's Lord Mayor) has discussed with Mr.Nanthapol Thua Lipo ( Chairman of the fishing village committee possibility of building fake coral sites for the sea fishes.
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Hua Hin District Officer's meeting regarding foreigners living in Hua Hin

On 5th of June 2007 Mr. Prasit Boonlikit, Hua Hin District Officer, had a meeting with his staff regarding foreigners who live in Hua Hin. During the meeting, there was a discussion regarding Hua Hin Foreigner Service Link Center and how to control the foreigners who live in Hua Hin. The Hua Hin Municipality will monitor closely the number of foreigners living in Hua Hin. At present there are about 3000 persons, almost 90% of them have Thai wife. Read more...

Social Development Department meeting in Hua Hin

Mr.Sompop Wong Aphai has attended the opening of Social Development Department at the Hua Hin Municipality on Tuesday 5 June 2007 at 09.30. Government officials have had a meeting with about 80 representatives. Hua Hin district has established itself as an education centre. Read more...

Hua Hin Warning - Running Water Insufficient for Consumers

Hua Hin's vice Mayor explained to the Tourism Organization of Thailand and entrepreneurs in Hua Hin that there is an insufficient supply of running water. The Government is requested to either set a budget for this issue or to encourage private sectors investing in hotel businesses to show some support in this matter. Read more...

Hua Hin City Municipality Food Training For Business Entrepreneurs

Mr.Silaphan Kamolpramote, Mayor of Hua Hin, revealed that food contamination in Hua Hin is unfortunately on the increase. This is due to poor hygiene and unclean hands and incorrect storage at the wrong temperatures. It is now possible to buy ready made food from markets, whereas all the cooking was done at home, more and more people choose to eat out in the markets, and street stalls. Therefore it is surmised that "restaurants" are therefore the places in which people have their meals and possible source of contamination". Read more...

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