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Shame on us engineers

Friday, 05 September 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 36
Editor; Re: Water pipeline to Koh Larn nears decision phase (PM Friday, 29 August 2014) - An island, surrounded by water and in a place with abundant sunshine. Shame on…

Don’t have to buy an aircraft carrier

Friday, 05 September 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 36
Editor; Re: Water pipeline to Koh Larn nears decision phase (PM Friday, 29 August 2014) - If a desalinization plant on a US aircraft carrier can produce 5,000 gallons of…

Thailand wants tourism but not tourists

Friday, 05 September 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 36
Editor; Re: PM: Thailand welcomes foreign investment (PM Saturday, 30 August 2014) - Thailand wants tourism but not tourists. Thailand wants investments but no investors. Almost all mistakes Thailand makes…

Mabprachan down

Friday, 05 September 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 36
Dear Editor, Be ready for a very ‘dry’ season, this is Mabprachan reservoir at his lowest level since 2005; let’s hope for some rain the coming 2, 3 months... Best…

Ban parking on Beach Road

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; Re: Buses on Beach Road (PM Mailbag Friday, 22 August 2014) - One of the attractions of Pattaya is its Beach. If you believe buses should be banned from…

Download your camera manual

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; Re: Where did we put the instruction manual? (PM Snap Shots Friday, 08 August 2014) - If you are talking about modern cameras then just download the PDF of…

How can one tell?

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; Re: Tour buses create fear, loathing in Pattaya (PM Friday, 01 August 2014) - Last week PA published a photo of a bus “Roaring down” beach road. How one…

Support his views

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; Re: You have to be an acrobat or bird (PM Mailbag Friday, 22 August 2014) - As a pedestrian myself I support Mr Djevo’s views; you’re not even safe…

How to attract luxury tourism

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; Re: Pattaya halts construction of view-blocking condominium tower (PM Friday, 22 August 2014) - If the city wishes to attract luxury tourism (i.e. yacht owners) they should start with…

Pattaya halts construction

Friday, 29 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 35
Editor; An interesting story about how Pattaya City Council and the builders of the Waterfront condo hotel complex are in disagreement. The apparent objections vary from changes to the original…

Buses on Beach Road

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34
Editor; Re: Facebook comments to “Tour buses create fear, loathing in Pattaya” (PM Mailbag Friday, 15 August 2014) - Going back over 20+ years brings back memories of my first…

Buses better than alternative

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34
Editor; Re: Facebook comments to “Tour buses create fear, loathing in Pattaya” (PM Mailbag Friday, 15 August 2014) - You can’t have your cake and eat it too. Take a…

Will it ever end?

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34
Editor; The forever ongoing construction/destruction of Soi Wat Boon Jomtien, will it ever end? For the cost of it, you could have built a new road for less and quicker.…

Vans traveling Beach Road are the worst offenders

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34
Editor; Re: Tour buses create fear, loathing in Pattaya (PM Friday, 01 August 2014) - I totally agree with you about these speeding buses. However, a lot of these tourists…

You have to be an acrobat or bird

Friday, 22 August 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 34
Dear Editor and Mayor; In Pattaya, pedestrians are in peril on the road. When you want to cross the street, either on Beach Rd., 2 rd., or 3 rd., you…