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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Authorities block Bangkok march on coup anniversary

Bangkok (AP) — Police in Bangkok blocked a march Tuesday by pro-democracy activists protesting four years of military rule and calling for elections this...

Pattaya losing war on trash as residents block dump site

Pattaya’s proposal to start dumping garbage near a Jomtien Beach arena hit a brick wall after residents got a whiff of the stinky plan. Administrators...

Police confiscate another dietary supplement product

Bangkok - Police have raided Kalo Rice Inter Product Co Ltd after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found a forbidden appetite suppressant ‘sibutramine’...

5 Thais 1 Vietnamese arrested for wildlife smuggling

Nong Khai - Nong Khai wildlife officials have arrested Thai and Vietnamese citizens for trying to smuggle wild animals into Laos. The officials found 14...

Two boats involved in whale shark hunt locked down

Phuket - Authorities have locked down two boats tied to the illegal catch and release of a pregnant whale shark, barring them from movement...

In the Garden of Eden again

Dewar Hillary, If you knew the usual interpretation of biblical propaganda it was not until "after" the discovery of their nakedness, shame and expulsion from...

Here comes the divorce lawyer

Dear Hillary, My Thai wife tells me every night that she is going to divorce me.  The reasons are far too great in number to...

No French champagne – Italian Prosecco will do!

Dear Hillary, I have noticed that you spend much of your column appealing to your worried fans to send you champagne and chocolates.  Do you...

The Satand sisters

Dear Hillary, Having given a young lady, who works in the local hostelry, some shelter for one night because it was raining, I now find...

More signs, less noise at Nongprue toll booth please

Dear Editor, The completion of the toll road from Pattaya to Bangkok is a major achievement and will no doubt improve the lives of many...

Calling upon City Hall

Editor; I have been visiting Thailand for the past 14 years and a resident for the past 2+ years and have never understood why Pattaya...

Pick up the trash, will ya – 2

Editor; A number of home owners in the Horseshoe Point area complained to the Pong town office about trash not being collected for more than...

Jomtien beach upgrades being neglected

Editor; The costly upgrades at Jomtien Beach Road and Dongtan Beach are being neglected. The lights of the Pattaya Jomtien Beach Road sign are not...

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