Granite blocks have been placed in southern areas of Jomtien Beach to help slow erosion. Councilman Thongchai Ardzong is calling for Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome to reallocate some of the funds earmarked for restoring Pattaya Beach to go toward the same goal in Jomtien.
Pattaya City Hall plans to open a formal spokesperson’s office to better communicate with the media and public.
Consultant Bunthit Siritanyong and members of the Pattaya City Council met Sept. 6 with the Pattaya Press Association to discuss a structure for the media-relations office and policies governing its operation.
The Royal Irrigation Department may cancel plans to expand the Mapwaisom Reservoir in Khao Maikaew in the face of protests from displaced residents.
The Hilton Pattaya Hotel is indulging seafood lovers with its Saturday Seafood Set Lunch in its Flare restaurant.
The beachfront hotel launched the special menu late last month, offering three courses for 650 baht, excluding beverages.
More than a year of peaceful politics in Thailand is translating to a big resurgence in tourism to Pattaya, with arrivals during the low season up 63 percent over a year ago.
The Father Ray Foundation’s commemoration of the ninth anniversary of their founder’s death stretched into a second month, with public officials joining charity executives for a televised telethon and fair.
For the first time ever, people from all over the world observed Global Female Condom Day on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
While major Western and Asian nations are mass-marketing super-fast, fourth-generation mobile data networks, Thailand is still figuring out how to auction off 3G frequencies to cover the kingdom.
City officials and tourism-industry executives slammed a Marine Department proposal to launch a new public ferry service between Pattaya and Hua Hin, saying the project lacks a profitable business plan and would not boost tourism significantly.
The Provincial Electrical Authority will launch its largest cleanup of tangled wires throughout Pattaya at month’s end.
PEA Banglamung office assistant manager Narong Theerakamjai met with Councilman Banlue Kullavanijaya, the city’s longtime proponent to clean up the messy-wires issue, Aug. 29 to discuss progress on the cleanup, which began July 30.