Hi-so bad boy arrested for speeding in Pattaya

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
The son a wealthy Thai lighting-store owner was arrested in Pattaya after allegedly racing his 10 million baht sports car down Beach Road. Pattaya police Chief Col. Supathee Bungkhrong spotted…

American gets high-heel to forehead from ladyboy

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
An American man got a high-heeled shoe to the forehead after rudely telling a transvestite what he could do with his provocative drink offer. Shawn Bowsher, 36, needed 13 stitches…
A pair of teenagers who dismissed a fortune teller’s prediction that they’d be arrested were tossed in jail after police caught them smoking marijuana. National Command Center for Drugs officers…

Woman hurt in drive-by shooting

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Boonlua Chatree
Police are looking for a young motorbike driver who shot a Pattaya woman while she was transporting two other people on her motorbike on Sukhumvit Road. Jintada Takimnok, 23, sustained…

3 hurt as pickup smashes food stall in Sattahip

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Patcharapol Panrak
Three people were injured when a former champion sailor lost control of his pickup truck and crashed into a roadside food stand in Sattahip.

Sattahip residents plant rice for Mother’s Day

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Patcharapol Panrak
Sattahip residents planted jasmine rice to honor HM the Queen for Mother’s Day and sow a crop that will be harvested on Father’s Day.
Pattaya School No. 4 students showed how prepared they are for the coming ASEAN Economic Community at the city education department’s annual open house.
The lives of 39 buffalos and cows can be spared and donated to poor families in Pattaya following a fundraising drive for Mother’s Day at Wat Jittapawan College.

Chonburi donates blood for Mother’s Day

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By CPRD
Military personnel, police, students and members of the general public donated blood to make merit in honor of HM the Queen’s birthday in Chonburi.

Teen ‘Youth Police’ hit the beat in Pattaya

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
High-school students got a taste of life on the beat in Pattaya as area Tourist Police enlisted them in a “Youth Police” program to work with foreigners. Region 2 Tourist…

City continues preparing to mitigate floods

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Surasak Huasoon
Sanitation Engineering Department staffers clean out sand and debris from flood water drainage pipes at Bali Hai Pier, part of the city’s ongoing effort to mitigate flooding when the heaviest…

Ganesha Chaturthi celebrated Aug. 15-30

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Hindu and Buddhists will again celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in Pattaya, using a 15-day festival on Soi Buakaow and Bali Hai Pier to immerse idols representing the “god of success” in…
The Pattaya City Council approved spending of an additional 56 million baht for a list of nine projects dominated by roadworks, flood prevention, and waste collection.

Smoke, roadwork reduce traffic to crawl in Najomtien

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Patcharapol Panrak
A road crew that apparently cared only about its own needs brought traffic to a standstill on Sukhumvit Road in Najomtien by stopping a backhoe in one lane and burning…

Banglamung officially opens complaint center

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Jetsada Homklin
Banglamung District officially has opened its government complaint center aimed at solving problems and better communicating with residents, as per an order from the National Council for Peace and Order.

Sattahip officials rescue protected birds

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Patcharapol Panrak
Authorities rescued 18 protected birds recovered during drug raids in Sattahip. District Chief Phawat Lertmukda and officers from the Sattahip Command Centre for Drug Elimination found 18 red-whiskered bulbuls, a…

Railway road set for construction

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Surasak Huasoon
Pattaya plans to turn a stretch of garbage and overgrowth strewn land near the Pattaya train station into a new road to relieve area traffic congestion.

Miss New Zealand contestants visits Sanctuary of Truth

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Thanachot Anuwan
Twenty-five Kiwi beauties toured the Sanctuary of Truth as the Miss New Zealand pageant came to Pattaya. Thai Ambassador to New Zealand, Tonga and Samoa Noppadol Theppithak chaperoned the two…
A Chonburi man already arrested, tried, convicted and having served out his light sentences six times for gold-snatching robberies was busted yet again in South Pattaya.

Teen testosterone overflows in Sattahip school fight

Friday, 15 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 33 By Patcharapol Panrak
Eighteen teenagers were taken into custody when bragging over motorbikes turned into a full-scale brawl in Sattahip.
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