A woman who met a drug dealer while in prison was arrested while allegedly dealing drugs for him in Sattahip.

American dies after fall from 21st floor condo

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
An Russian born American man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease died after falling from the 21st floor of a Jomtien Beach condominium. Semyon Roitman, 67, died instantly in the fall from…
Youths at Chonburi Juvenile Detention Center planted 250 mangrove trees as part of a program to learn how to volunteer and improve the environment.
Its administrative and funding problems now history, the Ban Munkhong Khao Noi low-income housing project is moving into the second phase of construction and already is making happy homeowners of…

Community-level reconciliation on agenda in Chonburi

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By CPRD
With both red- and yellow-shirted camps sidelined by May’s military coup, Justice Ministry officials met in Chonburi to plan reconciliation at the community level.

Winds whip up flames, panic

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By Surasak Huasoon
Strong winds whipped up flames and panic on Thepprasit Road after a routine garbage fire got out of control Firefighters took 30 minutes to extinguish a blaze that set alight…

PEA trimming trees in Pattaya

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By Jetsada Homklin
The Provincial Electrical Authority is trimming trees in Pattaya to prevent fires, as well as accidents from amateur branch pruners.

Eastern educators meet in Chonburi

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By CPRD
Educators from across the Eastern Seaboard met in Chonburi to review the region’s Education Assessment Program. Mayor Decho Khongchayasuksawas welcomed the 9th Local Education Group to the Chon Inter Hotel…
Top area politicians turned out to bid farewell to Chinese charge d’affaires Zhang Yiming, who is returning home to take over the country’s commerce ministry.

Pattaya making final spring push to curtail rabies

Friday, 20 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 25 By Jetsada Homklin
Pattaya is wrapping up its annual anti-rabies campaign, offering vaccinations for dogs and cats through June 26.
Away from the neon of Walking Street and the glitz of five-star hotels lies another Pattaya, one where Cambodian laborers live on 250 baht a day and gather their own…

Pattaya tourism rebounds after lifting of curfew

Friday, 13 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 24 By Jetsada Homklin
The ghost town that was Walking Street returned to life after Thailand’s military government lifted the night-time curfew imposed after last month’s coup. Convenience stores, marine-sports operators and attractions aimed…
With the military now firmly in charge of politics, Pattaya-area business owners want the junta to use their new authority to impose price controls on everything from food to gasoline.

Military aims to ‘return happiness’ to Chonburi residents

Friday, 13 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 24 By CPRD
Chonburi military forces and regional police joined to “return happiness to Thais” at a parade and show in Pattaya.
Naklua residents living near the Loma Resort & Spa are putting up with construction hassles now to enjoy a flood-free rainy season later.

Earthen wall collapses, no injures

Friday, 13 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 24 By Surasak Huasoon
An earthen wall under construction at a View Talay Condo building site on Big Buddha Hill collapsed on June 5, but no one was injured.
Disorderly utility wires and drainage systems topped the list of complaints from Naklua residents as Pattaya’s Center for Resolution of Complaints continued its series of forums across the city.
After months of political unrest, last month’s military coup d’état has at least brought stability to Thailand, guests and organizers of a charity tennis tournament in Sattahip said.

Loan-shark enforcement gang busted in Sattahip

Friday, 13 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 24 By Patcharapol Panrak
A gang of accused loan shark enforcers was arrested for allegedly breaking into a Sattahip home of a late-paying customer.
A 69-year-old motorcycle-rental agent was arrested for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl. Sumalai Busnampech was taken into custody June 3 at his rental stand on Soi BJ off Walking Street…
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