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Buddhism Office to blacklist defrocked monks

Defrocked monks will be blacklisted and prohibited from re-ordination, the Office of the National Buddhism says. Office director Boonchit Kititarangkura said defrocked monks will be...

All passenger vans to have GPS by March deadline

The Department of Land Transport yesterday issued a March deadline for operators of passenger vans to deploy GPS tracking devices on their service vehicles...

HIV-infected Czech national arrested in Phuket

A 52-year old Czech, identified as Zdenek Pfeifer, wanted for criminal transmission of HIV in Thailand, was apprehended in Phuket last night. Cherng Talae station...

Chinese coal mine caves in, killing 9 workers

BEIJING (AP) — Nine people have been killed in the partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China. The state-run Xinhua News Agency said...

Obama shortens Manning’s term, grants clemency to hundreds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than...

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...

Ex-Man United manager Van Gaal says he may not coach again

The Hague, Netherlands (AP) — Former Manchester United, Barcelona and Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal may never return to coaching. The 65-year-old Dutchman has not...

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