Friday March 27 - April 2, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 13)

2 teen girls arrested for drug possession

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Theerarak Suthathiwong
Two teenage girls were arrested for possession of methamphetamines after being stopped at a central Pattaya checkpoint. A 15-year-old passenger on a motorbike driven by an 18-year-old identified only as…
About 150 military, police, Banglamung District, and immigration authorities raided a Soi Wat Bunkanchanaram construction camp, capturing more than 100 illegal aliens. Five groups of officials swooped in on the…

Turk drugged, robbed by prostitute

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Boonlua Chatree
A Turkish man lost 70,000 baht after being drugged and robbed by a prostitute he brought back to his Pattaya hotel room. A woozy Ethem Kabak, 45, called police to…

3 gambling booths raided

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Boonlua Chatree
Police raided three game booths set up for the Pattaya Music Festival that allegedly were fronts for illegal gambling. Officers rushed to Beach Road near Soi 6, a few blocks…

Old mortar shell found in Samae San

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Patcharapol Panrak
Construction crews working near Samae San’s Rim Talay Resort unearthed a mortar shell at least a decade old. Sattahip police were notified March 17 and called in naval ordinance specialists…

Pattaya marks Local Administration Day

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Jetsada Homklin
Pattaya marked the fifth Local Administration Day with religious ceremonies, music and dance whist honoring King Rama V, who began the move toward government decentralization.

Food, retail promotions key to summer tourism, THA says

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Jetsada Homklin
Area hotel executives are betting on three summer promotions to prop up tourism in Pattaya. At a March 17 meeting of the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region, President Sanphet Suphabuansathien…
Ramkhamhaeng University alumni will help young students get to school by donating bicycles to the needy. The Ramkhamhaeng Pattaya Club and Pattaya Provincial Court Chief Justice Apichart Thepnoo announced the…

Chonburi Health Care School marks 10-year anniversary

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Patcharapol Panrak
The Chonburi Health Care School celebrated 10 years in operation with a merit-making ceremony for students and staff. Principal Nantha Singhnontad hosted the luncheon for nine monks invited to perform…

Monk spurns luck-seeking lottery gamblers

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Patcharapol Panrak
Superstitious Thais seeking “lucky” lottery numbers from a mysterious monk residing at a Sattahip cemetery left frustrated after the cleric told them to cast away their greed and embrace goodness.

Chonburi Red Cross collecting donations for Songkran giveaways

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By CPRD
The Chonburi Red Cross again opened the doors of its Matcha Charity Shop, which is collecting donations of cash and merchandise to hand out to the poor during Songkran.

Robotic car park opens for testing at Bali Hai Pier

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By Urasin Khantaraphan
Nearly two years after it was originally scheduled to open, an automated parking garage has begun trial runs at Bali Hai Pier, offering free parking while the operator works out…

Consular Outreach: Pattaya

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to inform you of the location for the scheduled consular outreach visit to Pattaya on Friday, April 3, 2015.…
Friday March 20 - March 26, 2015 (Vol. XXIII No. 12)
A trio of Pheu Thai Party politicians joined local officials in paying their condolences to a former Education Ministry advisor and head of Sophon Cable Television at the final cremation…

Notice from British Embassy

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Introduction of appointments for notarial services in Bangkok From 23rd March 2015 British nationals needing to visit the Consular Section of the Embassy in Bangkok in person for notarial and…
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