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The Pattaya City Council has approved spending 95 million baht for new barges to bring Koh Larn’s garbage surplus to a mainland landfill.

Pattaya approved 95 million baht to tow away Koh Larn’s trash

The Pattaya City Council has approved spending 95 million baht for new barges to bring Koh Larn’s garbage surplus to a mainland landfill. The city...

Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

Bangkok (AP) — A military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian who questioned whether a Thai king had...

Bangkok moves to address air pollution, creates green zone in Pathumwan

Bangkok - The Bangkok Pollution Control Department, Thai Environment Institute, and the German government’s GIZ organized a seminar this week on creating a clean...

More than 60,000 bootleg items destroyed in Nong Khai

Nong Khai - More than 60,000 bootleg items have been destroyed by Nong Khai customs officials. The counterfeit items are said to have cost...

App developed to help tackle forest encroachment, illegal logging

Bangkok - A new application, Pitak Prai, has been developed by the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and the Royal Forest Department...

Advice for octogenarians

Dear Hillary, Hope you made it into 2018 safely. I am told that old people have to be very careful and not fall as they...

Just send me the money

Dear Hillary, You had some guy sending 50 thousand baht to one of the local women he sees twice a year. Suckers are born every...

Chocolates

Dear Hillary, One of the receptionists in our company is very attractive and I would like to get to know her better, but I have...

Forget the ewes, it’s the Rams you have to look after

Dear Hillary, Can you recommend a good computer technician? Every time my computer breaks down, the technician takes it away to fix it, and returns...

Keep Pattaya Thaidy

Editor; Many letters have been written regarding the appalling trash problem here in Pattaya. Why not make all premises responsible for immediately adjacent areas, i.e....

Their own rule of the road

Dear Editor; Thailand has got gold for the worst road safely on the world, which is no surprise as most drivers want to get to...

Soi Siam Country Club Road getting closer to finish?

Editor: Finally, three and a half years in the making they are getting close to finishing the project of placing drains and repaving the surface...

How 10,000 lives can be saved in Thai traffic every...

Editor; Now Thailand has the deadliest road traffic in the world. We just passed Libya. Why is that? As a retired Swedish motor journalist I made...

Thai Polo Open final this weekend

The annual Carrier - B.Grimm Thai Polo Open comes to a conclusion on Saturday, January 20 at the Thai Polo & Equestrian Club in...

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