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Friday, September 22, 2017

Zumba out, aerobics in for Pattaya cops

Pattaya police continued their effort to get in shape, switching to aerobics, instead of Zumba, for their weekly exercise class. Police Chief Pol. Col. Apichai...

Shoddy PEA repair job nearly collapses granny’s home

The Provincial Electricity Authority has been forced to reinforce the foundation of an elderly Jomtien Beach woman’s home after it abandoned a large hole...

Health minister admires Sufficiency Economy at central provincial hospitals

NONTHABURI – Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn admired central provinces for handling health issues and developing healthcare systems under the Sufficiency Economy. PHOTO:Health minister admires...

BMTA to introduce e-ticket system aboard 200 buses on 1 Oct

BANGKOK – The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) plans to introduce the e-ticket system for its bus fare on 1 October 2017. Deputy BMTA Director...

August foreign tourism generates over 163 billion baht

BANGKOK - Thailand reportedly welcomed over three million tourists in August amid growth in global tourism, with Chinese travelers leading other nationalities in arrivals. Permanent...

Exchange rates a problem

Dear Hillary, I have been coming to Thailand for over 20 years, I used to come 2/3 times a year. I now only come once...

Mystery Shropper?

Dear Hillary, The tunnel is finally open, after three years of digging. Why didn’t they just use an overhead roadway? Much cheaper, much quicker. Now...

Shopping 24 hours

Dear Hillary, Why do the shops open so late? Some of the big shopping centers don’t open till 11 a.m. They must be losing money....

The odd couple?

Dear Hillary, Please read my letter carefully. I have nothing against Thailand, but I do have an issue with all these old men you see...

Can nothing be done about Wong Amat Beach?

Editor; This is what Wong Amat Beach looks like every morning at low tide. It saddens me, can nothing be done about it?  Most of...

Fasten your seatbelts

Editor; Thank you for the excellent newspaper! Please allow me a few comments to the article, “American flight underscores hazards posed by turbulence”, August 28,...

Queues lose tourists

Editor; Queues of up to five hours to get through Airport Immigration and filthy beaches are not going to encourage foreign tourists to visit Thailand...

Human Trafficking – It’s closer than you think

(Sunday, July 30 was) World Day against Trafficking in Persons – a day where we give a voice to the many victims of trafficking...

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Miami, Fl. (AP) - Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De...

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Lottery retires machine that printed record $758.7M ticket Chicopee, Mass. (AP) - Lottery ticket buyers hoping to use the same Massachusetts machine as the recent $758.7...

Odds and Ends – Friday September 8 – September 14, 2017

Pennsylvania couple sees image of Jesus in baby’s sonogram Chambersburg, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania couple says Jesus showed up in their daughter’s sonogram picture, easing...