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Chonburi picks entrant for Miss Grand Thailand pageant

Chonburi selected its participant in the coming Miss Grand Thailand beauty pageant at the provincial finals in Pattaya. Sudaporn “Amm” Wongsasiripat, 23, a graduate of...

Eating, shopping replace Christmas fireworks in Pattaya

With fireworks banned and public parades banished, Christmas in Pattaya was a time to eat, drink and shop merrily. Organized celebrations were canceled in Pattaya...

Poret secures jet-ski grand slam in Pattaya

Frenchman Jeremy Poret of the Race Spirit team was in a class of his own competing in the headline Pro Ski GP category at...

Subdued Father’s Day on tap for Pattaya

Pattaya will not stage any organized celebrations for HM the late King’s birthday, choosing instead to honor Father’s Day with respect and mourning. City hall...

100,000 mourners attend Memorial Ceremony for our Beloved King

Largest memorial held outside Bangkok More than 100,000 Thais and foreigners from near and far shed tears and paid last respects to HM the late...

Pattaya observes subdued Super-Moon Loy Krathong

With the entire Kingdom in mourning, official regularly scheduled Loy Krathong events were cancelled, but many people were able to participate privately. Given the...

East observes 15 days since King’s passing

Temples, hospitals and government officials across the East marked 15 days since the passing of HM the King with solemn “banra­samawan” ceremonies. Banglamung District Deputy...

Pattaya Oks new constitution by wide margin amid low turnout

Constitution passes Sunday’s referendum, says EC Pattaya-area voters gave overwhelming support to the new constitution in the Aug. 7 referendum, although voter turnout fell far...

Road warriors hit the streets for 2016 Pattaya Marathon

Kenya’s Chepsergon wins 2016 Pattaya Marathon A runner-up in last year’s Bangkok marathon, Noah Chepsergon of Kenya broke through the finishing tape on Pattaya Beach...

Candle parades light up Eastern Seaboard’s Lent celebrations

Mid-summer each years sees Thais across the Eastern Seaboard engage in two days of ceremony and meditation as they mark one of the most...

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Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Pattaya — A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential...

BMA considers reviving Giant Swing religious ritual after 86 years

Bangkok - The Governor of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed that his office is considering reviving an old Brahmin ceremony at the...

Government prepared to declare safety zones in southern border region

Bangkok - The government is preparing to declare safety zones in Thailand’s southern border region. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha said he is hoping the...

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Havana (AP) — Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that...

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