Nongprue trims trees near power lines

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Jetsada Homklin
Nongprue Sub-district is trimming trees to prevent fires, as well as accidents from amateur branch pruners. Public Works Division employees took the shears to trees in the Pattabakarn Road near…
For more than a decade, North Pattaya’s Soi 6 neighborhood had its own local geyser, at least during heavy rain storms.

Vietnam investment delegation visits Pattaya

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Thanachot Anuwan
Vietnam provincial administrators discussed investment opportunities along the Ho Chi Minh City-Phnom Penh-Bangkok route at a dinner with Pattaya officials July 21.

Tour buses create fear, loathing in Pattaya

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Jetsada Homklin
Tour buses continue to generate fear and anger in Pattaya, with tourists frequently complaining at the speed and aggressiveness of bus drivers. One anonymous e-mail recently sent to the Pattaya…

2 busted for attempted bag snatch in North Pattaya

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
Civil-defense volunteers foiled a bag-snatch theft of a Russian tourist in North Pattaya. A 19-year-old Cambodian identified only as “With” and a 17-year-old Thai boy were charged with the attempted…

Drunk Russian attacks pregnant woman, cops

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Boonlua Chatree
A drunk Russian was arrested for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman, molesting another and then attacking police.
Officials seize 100 million baht in assets in Pattaya A Dutch man and his Thai wife are facing drug and money laundering charges in two countries following a raid on…
Eight years after escaping prosecution for allegedly stabbing an American tourist to death, a former Beach Road prostitute has been re-arrested for his death in Pattaya.
Parks, playgrounds and a bike lane top the list of improvements Pattaya is planning for its 600 million baht renovation of Jomtien Beach. Patterned after the facelift underway on Pattaya…

Transformation of Pattaya Beach hard to miss

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Jetsada Homklin
It has come in fits and starts, with the occasional reversal, but the transformation of Pattaya Beach Road has become hard to miss. From the removal of the broken fountain…

Chonburi to rally against domestic violence Aug. 5

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By CPRD
Chonburi will stage a rally to campaign against violence against women and children Aug. 5 at the Rama V monument as part of as part of HRH Princess Bajarakitiyabha’s project…

City cleans beaches in Jomtien, Wong Amat

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Jetsada Homklin
Pattaya environmental workers cleaned Wong Amat and Jomtien beaches during low tide, ridding the shoreline of submerged rocks, broken glasses and rubbish in response to Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome’s policies…

Community members offered accounting, savings tips

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Urasin Khantaraphan
More than 300 Pattaya residents were given lessons in accounting and tips on saving money as part of a Pattaya Community Security Fund workshop on living by HM the King’s…

120 learn PR writing skills in Chonburi

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By CPRD
More than 100 government and public-relations workers learned about the workings of Chonburi Province in a seminar on writing better PR copy.

Pattaya to honor city’s best mothers Aug. 11

Friday, 01 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 31 By Thanachot Anuwan
Pattaya will honor the city’s best mothers for Mother’s Day Aug. 11 at Central Festival Pattaya Beach. Mana Yaprakam, president of Pattaya Culture Council, led a July 21 planning meeting…
Vietnamese police officials were in Pattaya last week to study how local cops nab bad guys with an eye toward incorporating Thai tactics into police academy classes.
Pattaya will recognize its most-outstanding citizens and community groups for upholding royal values and working on behalf of society at a ceremony this month.

Happy Royal Birthday HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was born on July 28, 1952, in the Ambara Villa of the Royal Dusit Palace in Bangkok.  He is the second of four…

Food & Hoteliers Expo returns Aug. 15-17

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
Competitions ranging from bed making to flower arranging to aroma massage will play out as the Pattaya Food & Hoteliers Expo returns to the Peach Convention Center Aug. 15-17.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome grabs a mop and scrub brush to help wash the floor in front of the Wat Chaimongkol Nursery School, as more than 1,000 young Pattaya children were…
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