Chonburi’s governor arrests Boutique Hotel owner

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Boonlua Chatree
It was more than a bit unusual when Chonburi’s governor accompanied Pattaya police last week to make an arrest. But Alongkorn Saewang was not your usual suspect.

City removes damaged Pratamnak beach pavilion

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Jetsada Homklin
Pattaya workers removed a damaged pavilion and repaired soil erosion at a Pratamnak Hill beach. Workers from the city Environment Department cleared the abandoned pavilion on “Yim Yom Beach” July…
The Pattaya Women’s Development Group will continue its vocational-training workshops for members next year, supplementing courses on handicrafts with English lessons.

125 students given first-aid training

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Urasin Khantaraphan
More than 100 Pattaya students received training in basic first aid as part of a city project to boost the school health program. Deputy Mayor Wattana Chantanawaranon opened the July…
Pattaya officials are hoping to head off annual flooding on Soi Khao Talo by quickly digging a drainage ditch along the city’s railroad tracks. Sanitation Engineering Department workers began digging…

City beefs up security for marathon Sunday

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Roads along the route to be partially closed in the early a.m. Runners in Sunday’s Pattaya King’s Cup Marathon will see plenty of security as they race through the city…
All of the 105 people who were hospitalized after exposure to chemical fumes that leaked from chemical tanks in Laem Chabang deep sea port on Thursday. July 17, are now…
Police were called to Soi Kophai, near the Cafe Mesi Russian restaurant, to investigate an incident stolen car wheels.
Pattaya police arrested a gang of suspected pickpockets who worked as a team on a baht bus to separate an American man from his $5,000.
Pattaya’s police force must now answer to military authorities regarding crimes against tourists and patrols of the city’s entertainment areas, bar owners and venue operators were told.
A food vendor on his way to the bank was robbed of 115,000 baht and other personal items in a motorbike-assist bag snatch.

300 highway police meet in Pattaya

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Urasin Khantaraphan
More than 300 high ranking highway-police officials learned about accident-prevention and community policing through use of police boxes at a seminar in Pattaya.
Sattahip military and police officials arrested a suspected human-trafficker and accused loan shark. Capt. Khomphan Uplanont, director of Intelligence and Strategy at the Sattahip Naval Base, and Sattahip police superintendent…

Old soldier returns to die at scene of glory days

Friday, 25 July 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 30 By Patcharapol Panrak
Knowing he didn’t have long to live, a 20-year veteran of the Royal Thai Marine Corps returned to his former barracks at the Prince Chumphon Camp in Sattahip, strung up…
The Royal Thai Navy, Tourism Authority of Thailand and a raft of other local and national agencies are planning an elaborate three-day birthday bash for HRH Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn at…
About 20 Sattahip organizations met to develop solutions to illegal foreign labor and human trafficking in the district. Rear Adm. Tee Upanisakorn, chief of staff for the Sattahip Naval Base,…
Backed by the military, the newly installed regional police chief said he is bringing discipline to the Pattaya Police Station to eradicate crime, especially crime against foreigners.
Gamblers may be happy with new lower prices for government-lottery tickets, but ticket vendors in Pattaya are not. The National Council for Peace and Order early this month ordered lottery-ticket…
Area officials have suspended operations of Koh Larn Travel Co., the operator of a ferry that sank last year, killing seven tourists.
Pattaya Provincial Court is hoping to spread harmony through the Pattaya area with a 50-kilometer bike ride Sunday, July 20.
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