Hua Hin News - April 2008

Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2008 Press Conference

On Monday 28 April 2008 at 14.00 Provincial Governor Mr. Prasong Phithunkijja, has organized Press Conference at Hilton Hotel regarding Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2008. In attendance were: Vice Governor Mr. Phisit Sunthrirat, Director of TAT central office region 2 Mr. Wiboon Nimitwanich, Hua Hin Police Station Deputy Superintendent, traffic section Pol. Lt. Col. Withat Borirak, Hua Hin District Chief Officer Mr. Prasit Boonlikit and local press. Read news...

The 54th  Anniversary of Naresuan Police Camp

On Sunday 27 April 2008 at 09.00, Border Patrol Police Bureau, Airborne Division with Pol.Maj.Gen. Kosin  Boonsarng, the Commander of Naresuan Camp, Police Officers from all regions took part in the 54th anniversary ceremony of Naresuan Camp at Ruampol Phanya Field, Airborne Division 2, Border Patrol Police Bureau, Hua Hin, Prachuapkhirikhan. Read news...

Ford opens new Car Service Center in Hua Hin

On Saturday 26 April 2008 at 6 pm. Managing Director of Ford Motor Company Thailand Khun  Worawoj Pranthenachai has invited car owners and and journalist to the opening ceremony of the new Ford Car Service Center and Meguiars Car Care Products Center in Hua Hin. Read news...

Hua Hin Market Village Phase II Expansion Project

General Manager of Hua Hin Market Village Mr. Yanyong Kanhawatthana has announced that the Hua Hin Market Village is going start Phase II Expansion Project of 5,000 sq.m. in the third quarter of 2008 and will double budget of 20 million Baht on public relation to advertise activities at Hua Hin Market Village and to attract new traders and customers. Read news...

Paradise deals

Hua Hin was a well kept secret from foreign tourists and residents until a few years ago. This has changed after tsunami when vitors to Thailand have switched their attention to other tourist destination like Hua Hin. As a result, property boom has followed and new development project have started appear everywhere. Read news...

Meeting with Prachuapkhirikhan Provincial Chief State Attorney

On Wednesday 23 April 2008 I have had an opportunity to meet Mr. Chatchai Jaidee, the Provincial Chief State Attorney, who has just moved to take his position a few day ago. I have spoken to him (around half an hour) about the property and land buying scams which are a common in Hua Hin. Many of the foreign property buyers do not know the Thai law and naively sign dubious property purchase contracts. Read news...

The 2nd Term of Prachuapkhirikhan Mayor

On Wednesday 23 April 2008 I have had met Mr.Sutthichai Khet-Raksa the 50 years old Prachuapkhirikhan Mayor who has won his 2nd term in the office during recent election. He has run a transparent campaing. Read news...

Hua Hin Planning Law meeting

On Monday 21 April 2008 at 13.30 hrs. at Hua Hin Municipal Office’s auditorium, Prachuapkhirikhan Provincial Governor Mr. Prasong  Phithunkijja has presided over the meeting regarding Hua Hin Planning Law. Vice Governor Mr. Bongkarn  Limpaphan, Provincial Public Work Officer  Mr. Phichet  Panaphan, Municipal Clerk Ms. Srisuda  Ratri,  Hua Hin District Chief Officer Mr. Prasit  Boonlikit on behalf of Acting Hua Hin Mayor, members of committees from government sectors and communities representatives. Read news...

Election Commission held meeting with candidates for Hua Hin Mayor

On 18 April 2008 at 10.00 the Election Commission has organized meeting with the candidates for the Mayor seat at Naresdamri Auditorium of Hua Hin Municipal Office. Attending to the meeting were two parties; Mr. Jira  Phongphaiboon, the former Mayor on behalf of the leader of the “Hopeful Hua Hin Group” and Mr. Siraphan  Kamolpramote, the current Mayor on behalf of “New Power Hua Hin Group”. Read news...

Conciliatory case of building contractor and property developer

On 18 April 2008 at Prachuap Khirikhan Provincial Court’s conciliation room, Chief Conciliator Gp.Capt. Amnuay Noreewong and Mr. Tuck Dechapanya member the conciliation committee have attended the conciliating meeting of the plaintiff Mr. S. L. who is a building contractor and the defendant Mr. H.H who is property developer. The plaintiff came with a lawyer and the defendant has sent three lawyers but was absent himself. Read news...

Annual procession of Gods and Goddeses in Hua Hin

On 16 April 2008 Advisory President Mr. Siriwut Phongphaiboon and Club President Mr. Nanthaphol Taolipo of the Naresdamri Beach Club Committee together with 10 of committees have organized the traditional, annual procession of God Somboon, Hua Hin Goddess and Tabtim Goddess as well as other deities on Naresdamri Road, near Hilton Hotel. Read news...

Invitation to Paet Rio Festival 1 -3 May 2008

President of Chachoengsao Provincial Food Entrepreneurs Club Mrs. Boonmee  Srisuk has announced that The Chacheongsao Province together with Chachoengsao Provincial Administration Organization (PAO) and Chachoengsao Provincial Food Entrepreneurs Club will hold Delicious Food and Good Products of Paet Rio Festival, 1 -3 May 2008 at Chachoengsao City Hall. Read news...

Hua Hin Songkran Festival

The Songkran Festival in Hua Hin took place on 13 April 2008.  There was a big crowd of villagers on Naresdamri Road participating in the Hua Hin Songkran Festival. They were lead by the President adwisor of the Fishing Village Club Mr. Siriwut  Phongphaiboon and President of Committee of the Club Mr. Nanthaphol  Thaolipo. Both have presided over Hua Hin Songkran Festival. Read news...

Merit ceremony for monks

On 11 April 2008 early in the morning Municipal Clerk from Hua Hin Municipality Office Ms. Srisuda  Ratriby acting on behalf of Hua Hin Mayor has arranged alms offering ceremony for monks at the Clock Tower opposite of Ampharam Temple (Hua Hin Temple). Read news...

Marking 100 days since H.R.H Galyani Vadhana has passed away

In the evening on 10th of April 2008 at 17.00 Hua Hin District Chief Officer Mr. Prasit  Boonlikit has presided over merit making ceremony to mark 100 days since H.R.H Galyani Vadhana has passed away.  To the ceremony were invited monks (for chanting), officials from all government sectors, police officers, scouts and other businessmen.
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Hua Hin Hotline Newspaper holds meeting

In the evening on 10 April 2008, Hua Hin Hotline Newspaper owner Mr. Tuck  Dechapanya together with Mr. Walhan Pope and other staff have organized a meeting to discuss problems foreign buyers face when buying property in Hua Hin from foreign developers. To the meeting was invited Provincial Governor Mr. Prasong  Phithunkijja, Vice Governor Mr. Bongkarn Limpaphan, Hua Hin District Chief Officer Mr. Prasit  Boonlikit, Hua Hin Branch Land Official Mr. Pakit  Siricharoen, Deputy Commander of Provincial Police Pol. Maj. Wirat  Watcharakhachon, Hua Hin Police Station Superintendent Pol.Col. Kasana Chaemsawang, Deputy Superintendent and Chief of Tourist Police Pol. Lt. Col. Withat  Borirak. Read news...

OTOP products on sale at Market Village during 29.03 - 07.04

During 29 March - 07 April 2008 OTOP products will be sold at Hua Hin Market Village. The OTOP stand was opened by Vice Governor of Prachuapkhirikhan Province Khun Pisit Soontreerat. On sale are wood furniture, rattan chairs and tables, sofas, fruits, flowers, cakes, cosmetics, bags and many more products. Read news...