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Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths...

88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

BRUSSELS (AP) — The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set...

Hearings for Mrs Jomsap’s retrial scheduled on Feb 8-10

The Nakhom Phanom provincial court on Monday set the hearings for the retrial of a fatal hit-and-run case against a former schoolteacher Mrs Jomsap...

SRT sustains about 1.3 billion baht in damages from southern flooding

Damages to southern rail tracks and signal system by flooding in the South were initially estimated at about 1.3 billion baht, State Railways of...

Thailand strengthens partnerships to fight against child trafficking

PATTAYA,(NNT) - Royal Thai Police in Pattaya have partnered with international NGO to open a new Child Advocacy Center. Thailand's Internet Crimes Against Children Task...

A military pension the answer?

(A couple of weeks ago, a pensioner wrote in regarding his chances of finding a “good” lady as his income was very small. It...

The unwilling spy

Dear Hillary, I'm a businessman who frequents the bars after hours for drinks and conversation with other expats and bargirls since I can write and...

Expensive shopping?

Dear Hillary, My wife has started overspending on the grocery bills which I pay for. I am sure she has started to sneak the odd...

Put the blinkers on lads

Dear Hillary, One chap asked you about successful bar girl marriages. My advice is easy. Take to your toes straight away, the percentage of bar...

Not a happy start

Dear Editor; Another New Year but not a happy start, bringing more terrible car accidents. When are the authorities going to get a grip of...

Free ferry service

Free ferry service from Hua Hin to Pattaya available in January (PM December 28, 2016) - I'm guessing it's going to be first come...

No pride in the environment

Pattaya residents given lesson in pollution control from Bangkok district (PM April 4, 2012) Thailand needs much more of this action. Well done Pisai...

Walking Street is Pattaya’s biggest tourist attraction

Walking Street land owners again scuttle demolition plan (PM December 16, 2016) - I think redevelopment is a great idea and a step in...

Federer returns with a win, joins Murray in 2nd round

Melbourne, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on the sidelines,...

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Maine cops make use of 70s rock hit in winter safety message

Bangor, Maine (AP) - Police in Bangor, Maine, are making use of a 1970s progressive rock hit by Manfred Mann's Earth Band to encourage...

Year’s key political term enters Oxford dictionary

London (AP) - Britain has yet to leave the European Union, but the term for its departure - Brexit - has earned a place...

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