Danish tourist slashed by 2 Russians

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Boonlua Chatree
A Danish tourist was injured after being knifed by a pair of Russians. Vasiliy Klausen, 25, sustained a cut to his left arm and a deep slash to the chest…

Police probe car burglaries in Naklua

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Boonlua Chatree
Police are investigating a string of car burglaries at a hotel construction site in Naklua. Three vehicles belonging to contractors at The Zign construction site were damaged Jan. 25, although…

Police volunteer shot in Nongprue

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
A police volunteer was injured after being shot in Nongprue. Sakda Chanchai, 18, suffered a single shot to the chest in front of the J.B. Color Lab on Soi Sukhumvit…
A married gardener apparently hung himself in jealously over his extramarital girlfriend’s paid liaison with a foreigner. The body of Nitithep Sawong, 30, was found hanging from a nylon rope…

Miss Mimosa Queen winners visit Ban Khru Boonchu House

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Patcharapol Panrak
Top finishers in November’s Miss Mimosa Queen transvestite beauty pageant brought smiles to the faces of special-needs children, providing lunch and scholarships to children at Plutaluang’s Ban Khru Boonchu House.

PTT Pattaya Open players donate 100,000 baht to CPDC

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Warunya Thongrod
Tennis players participating in the PTT Pattaya Open donated more than 100,000 baht in toys and supplies to the Child Protection and Development Center. Chia-Jung Chuang, Paula Kania, Olga Savchuk,…
The anti-government protests that forced the closure of 11 percent of Thailand’s polling locations left the Eastern Seaboard largely unscathed, with voting in Sunday’s national election proceeding smoothly across the…

Burapha Bike Week given green light for Feb. 14-15

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Warunya Thongrod
Preparations are complete for the annual Burapha Bike Week as it prepares to roll again into the National Indoor Sports Stadium in Jomtien Beach Feb. 14-15.

Elephants usher in ‘year of the horse’ at Nong Nooch

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Patcharapol Panrak
It may be the “year of the horse,” but the elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden did their best to ring in the Chinese New Year. The garden’s celebration began…
Election Commission Chief Somchai Srisuthiyakorn said that, for the House Representatives election held Sunday, Feb. 2, 83,669 out of 93,952 polling stations were able to proceed with the election process,…
The National Health Security Office hopes to make Thailand’s national health-insurance system a model for Southeast Asia under an agreement signed in Pattaya with the London School of Hygiene and…

236 register for free language classes

Friday, 07 February 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 6 By Thanachot Anuwan
More than 200 people signed up for the latest round of free foreign-language courses offered by Pattaya City Hall. Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh welcomed the 236 students for the Russian,…

Gung Hei Fat Choy

Friday, 31 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 5
The BMW-B.Grimm Thai Polo - Open 2014 was a fitting prelude to Friday’s Chinese New Year, Year of the Horse, when lions and dragons will dance from morning to night…

Burapha Bike Week returns to indoor stadium Feb. 14-15

Friday, 31 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 5 By Warunya Thongrod
Burapha Bike Week returns to the National Indoor Sports Stadium in Jomtien Beach Feb. 14-15, a year after organizers and Pattaya officials moved the biker event to the less congested…
A select group of city employees set off on a junket to northern Thailand last week under the premise of studying the health and psychological impact of physical fitness.
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