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Smoking an assault

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Sir, Apologies to readers for continuing the already lengthy correspondence on smoking but it is necessary to correct Mr Arnone’s (MB 30/7) concept of death certificates once again. Only immediate…

No groups larger than 5 people

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Editor; If the country is in Marshal Law and no groups larger than 5 people are allowed, why is Soi 6 operating normally - with large groups gathered in bars?…

Really?

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Editor; Re “No one is dying from second hand smoke” 30 / 5 /2014.  Really? www.webmd.com/baby/news/20140227/secondhand-smoke-linked-to-miscarriage-risk “These included women who spent more than 10 years exposed to fumes as a…

Nice tribute

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Editor; Re: Vale Sir Jack Brabham (PM Automania Friday, 30 May 2014) - Nice tribute by Mark Webber... I saw Sir Jack race at the Tasman Series Race at Lakeside…

Why can’t beach vendors clean up?

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Dear Editor; I have been coming to Pattaya for thirteen years now and have lived here for long periods. Why are the condo builders allowed to build so high? From…

Jomtien garbage containers need emptying

Friday, 06 June 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 23
Editor; Re: Thai families leave trash behind (PM Mailbag Friday, 23 May 2014) - There is lots of trash all over Jomtien. Fly tipping is prevalent and the Thais who…

Alcohol: Absurd Comparison

Friday, 30 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 22
Sir, It is good that a public-minded person points out the damage done by alcohol abuse (PM 23/05), but I cannot fathom out why anyone has to bring smoking into…

No one is dying from second hand smoke

Friday, 30 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 22
Editor; “Alcohol vs Smoking” - Joe McCardle, May 23 Mailbag. Joe, I’m not certain of what you were trying to prove, but I feel compelled to correct you on one…

One man’s opinion regarding military takeover

Friday, 30 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 22
Editor; I am a farang (non Thai) living full time in Pattaya, Thailand. I support the 2014 military takeover of Thailand. I understand I am a foreigner in this country…

The only sin is hurting someone else unnecessarily

Friday, 30 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 22
Editor; Re: Alcohol vs smoking (PM Mailbag Friday, 23 May 2014) On the contrary. I’m very much a Libertarian. My reply was meant to show the irony of the original…

More water fits

Friday, 23 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 21
Editor; I want to thank the Pattaya City Water dept. for saving me money. My water bill this month was the lowest it has been for months. Of course, you…

Alcohol vs smoking

Friday, 23 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 21
Dear Sirs, I saw a report by the WHO which stated that over three million people died last year as a result of drinking alcohol. I wonder if a survey…

Thai families leave trash behind

Friday, 23 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 21
Editor; Re: Disagrees - it isn’t Thais (PM Mailbag Friday, 09 May 2014) - Got to agree with Jerry Singha.  I have many times on Jomtien Beach seen large family…

Not what it could have been

Friday, 23 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 21
Editor; Re: Pattaya Beach still has problems (PM Mailbag Friday, 25 April 2014) - It is an improvement but it’s not what it could have been. My issue is the…

Suggestion from a “f’lang”

Friday, 23 May 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 21
Dear Pattaya City Council, I hope you don’t mind a suggestion from a f’lang. This is the sign at intersection at the northern end of Thappraya Rd, facing the Bali…