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Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

London (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Thursday, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the...

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Bangkok (AP) — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women...

Huay Yai farming park accused of commercializing public land

Banglamung authorities are investigating a newly opened tourist attraction in Huay Yai they claim is built illegally on public-grant land. Huay Yai Mayor Pairat Thraisupachok...

Kong Khao ceremonies today at Lan Po, Nongyai

Pattaya will host two “Kong Khao” ceremonies at Lan Po Public Park and Nongyai Temple to bring Songkran to a close. The “rice piling” festivals...

Thailand’s top cop visits Pattaya

National police chief Pol. Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda visited his troops in Pattaya to boost morale before Songkran. Chakthip arrived from Bangkok via helicopter at the...

Daddy’s friend

Dear Hillary, You have helped me out before, but this time it is different. Let me assure you that mine is real. I am a...

Look out for crocodiles

Dear Hillary, With all the publicity recently about crocodile attacks and you have a farm for them in Pattaya, should I take my 64 year...

Dating the perfect 10

Dear Hillary, I am beginning to think the lyrics in the old song “if You Wanna Be Happy for the Rest of Your Life, Never...

The Curry Compatibility Test

Dear Hillary, Can you have a test for compatibility with curry? The GF loves Indian food but I can’t take the heat. She’s from the...

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...

Pick up the trash, will you?

Editor; This is the garbage left outside next to the temple at the end of Pattaya Klang, Soi 10. Thai public services don’t care. Disgusting. Erik...

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

Austin, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100...

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Canadian teen wins $1K a week for life on 1st lottery ticket Quebec City (AP) - A Canadian teenager who purchased her first lottery ticket to...
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