More than 30 U.S. Navy personnel capped 10 days of multinational war games with a round of friendly sports and indoor games with children at the Pattaya Orphanage.
Nowadays there isn’t much beach left up near the Dusit curve at high tide. And since a more permanent solution is tangled up in national red tape, Pattaya City Council is listening to suggestions on how to begin fixing the problem with its own budget.
Pattaya’s “Doctors at Home” project kicked off for another year, with Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and city council members this time joining in as health professional made house calls in Naklua’s old market neighborhood.
After storming Sattahip beaches for 10 days, U.S. Navy personnel participating in the annual Cobra Gold exercise swept through the Pattaya area, chopping, cleaning and capturing snakes on behalf of children, senior citizens and the handicapped.
Baht buses are once again in the news, even though basically nothing has changed since the last time they were making headlines.
The most recent complaints come from alleged overcharging during a recent beauty contest. Organizers, media and even beauty contestants were allegedly charged much more than the standard, written fare.
Pattaya officials and community leaders from 38 local communities re-visited a community-based anti-drug plan first started in Pattaya a year ago.
Thai tennis players participating in the PTT Pattaya Open served up a symbolic effort at restoring Pattaya Beach by helping organizers of the Women’s Tennis Association tournament and city officials pour a bit of sand onto the eroded beachfront.
Banglamung officials gave notice on February 15 that encroachers on South Pattaya klongs face lawsuits if they continue to ignore orders to demolish buildings that encroach on the canals.
Chinese acrobatics helped the Pattaya Orphanage raise more than 100,000 baht at a charity performance and fair.
Pattaya City will spend 140 million baht to upgrade landscaping along Pattaya Beach and add another traffic lane the length of Beach Road whilst waiting for government approval of its beach erosion-repair project. Expect traffic snarls along Beach Road when the work begins in March.