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Monday, December 18, 2017

Pattaya kicks off smoking ban PR push

Pattaya kicked off its public-relations campaign about Thailand’s new law banning smoking on the beach with yoga and a parade.Mayor Anan Charoenchasri, city council...

Transnational stock scheme gang arrested

Bangkok – The DSI has arrested a transnational gang accused of tricking people into investing in stock market schemes and causing more than 1.7...

Study for high-speed train link to be sent to Cabinet

Bangkok - Thailand has received a full study report from Japan on the high-speed rail cooperation project for the Bangkok-Chiang Mai route, which is...

Emergency decree extended in restive South

Bangkok - The government has decided to extend the emergency decree in the violence-torn South for another three months.An emergency situation management meeting chaired...

NLA postpones review of new Election Commission

Bangkok - The National Legislative Assembly has postponed a review of the newly-elected Election Commission.The NLA had been scheduled to deliberate the nomination of...

You have alcohol?

Dear Hillary,Every time I go out to the pub I end up stopped in a police road check. Makes no difference that I tell...

How much for a guide?

Dear Hillary,I am planning on coming over for two weeks after Xmas. As I will be on my own, I’d like to find some...

The Newbies are here for Xmas!

Dear Hillary,If I take a girl from one of the local bars, does that mean I can’t ask one of the others out on...

Swept off his feet

Dear Hillary,(This was floating round the internet, so I caught it and used it again as it is very salient.) Love your column, Hillary,...

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...

Death notice

Gerald Joseph Kelly, a resident for over 15 years in Pattaya’s Nova Hotel, died in Dublin Republic of Ireland on 2 November 2017. He...

The ‘ridiculous’ for TAT

Editor;Imagine trying to encourage tourist visits to Jomtien Beach for a happy holiday time, when directives...1) Pave over a pleasant beach side walking street.2)...

R.I.P. Gerald Kelly

Gerald Joseph Kelly, a resident for over 15 years in Pattaya's Nova Hotel, died in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 2 November 2017. He...

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Odds and Ends – Friday December 15 – December 21, 2017

Hand grenade found in donation to California Goodwill storePlacentia, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say someone left a hand grenade inside a box of donations that...

Odds and Ends – Friday December 8- December 14, 2017

Lawsuit: Couple detained after hibiscus mistaken for pot Sarver, Pa. (AP) - A couple who say they were handcuffed for hours in a police patrol car...