Chonburi governor urges cooperation to aid flood victims

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By CPRD
Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai urged officials from districts across the province to work together to aid victims of this year’s rainy-season flooding. Khomsan said flooding has been worse than last…
Pattaya officials met to brainstorm how to fix road problems and improve traffic safety but ended up just bickering over three Third Road barriers. Anupong Phutanawarat of the Department of…
Fueled by two typhoons, 2013’s rainy season is proving especially damaging to the Pattaya area, where residents are again looking for dry ground. Most recently, the Eastern Seaboard took a…
Pattaya will award more than 100,000 baht in prizes to creators of the most beautiful and creative flower arrangements in the city’s annual Loy Krathong contest Nov. 17.
The Pattaya Public Health Department sprayed flood-hit areas of the city with mosquito pesticide into order to prevent an outbreak of insect-borne diseases in the wake of two powerful typhoons.

Endless road work infuriates Naklua 16-18 residents

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By Veechan Souksi
Road workers have again torn up Naklua Soi 16-18 and local residents are fed up with a seemingly endless resurfacing cycle. The tiny streets, which serve as the only conduits…

4 Lithuanians arrested in 35 million baht ATM card theft

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By Boonlua Chatree
Four Lithuanians were arrested for allegedly using fake electronic cards to steal up to 35 million baht from Thai ATMs over the past seven weeks.
Police suspect an American-Thai hotel receptionist found dead in her room may have died from a sleeping-pill overdose. The body of Caroline Paige Srichankij, 27, was found in her room…

4 injured in Sattahip road crash

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By Patcharapol Panrak
Four people were hurt when a sailor fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed into two cars in Sattahip.

Farmer electrocuted with frogs in Banglamung

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
A farmer was electrocuted along with hundreds of the frogs he raised at a pond on Soi Santisuk. Ponchai Gubtapol, 43, was found amid the bodies of frogs of all…

Rayong truck driver arrested in tire-replacement scam

Friday, 25 October 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 43 By Patcharapol Panrak
A teenage truck driver has been arrested for allegedly stealing tires from his Rayong employer. Chonchit Lakornpol, 18, was hauled into the Phe Police Station Oct. 12 by his boss,…
A man who was high on drugs somehow thought it was a good idea to donate methamphetamines to Sattahip officials trying to raise money for flood relief. Flooding that began…
Pattaya marked the 100th birthday of Thailand’s Supreme Patriarch with lectures on morality at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome opened the Oct. 8 “Family Harmony” event attended by members…
Pattaya donated more than 70,000 baht in relief supplies to hard-hit flood victims in Prachantakham and Prachinburi provinces.
Chonburi residents learned about the government’s 2.2 trillion baht infrastructure-development proposal at the “Thailand 2020 Road Show” in Pattaya.
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