Khao Maikaew residents and the East Water Group planted 1,000 tree saplings to mark Preservation and Development of Nationwide Rivers and Canals Day.
Famed Thai musical band Carabao brought music to the ears of inmates at Pattaya Remand Prison, putting on a concert while also donating 400,000 baht in musical instruments and stereo equipment to the Nong Plalai facility.
A topless Russian woman was taken into custody after being found wandering in a wooded area of Naklua.
Sawang Boriboon Foundation medics corralled the unidentified woman June 26 near the Naklua Soi 7 bridge. She was screaming in Russian and attempted to walk back into the woods. Rescuers covered her before transporting her to Banglamung Hospital.
About 200 anti-government protesters - many wearing white masks - converge on the Tesco-Lotus North Pattaya branch. The group’s Facebook page says it represents “people power” urging peaceful opposition to “parliamentary monopoly and corruption.”
Win fans scandal over pampered clergy
Even as Thailand reels over scandalous video of sunglasses-wearing monks flying in private jets, two Pattaya monks have won 44 million baht in the national lottery.
Police say an Irishman who died of a head wound in his central Pattaya hotel room likely slipped and fell.
Housekeepers found the body of Alan Patrick Mouncey, 38, around noon June 17 at a hotel on Soi 8. He was lying on his side in a bathroom bleeding from the head.
A Surin man has been arrested for allegedly electrocuting his wife before slashing his own throat.
Amornthep Dahtong, 23, was found lying in a pool of blood in his ITOH (Thailand) Co. dormitory, a deep knife wound to his neck. The bloody body of his wife, 23-year-old Saranya Bunthuengjai, was discovered in a nearby bathroom. Her body showed signs of electrical shocks, but no stab wounds.
From the scene, police recovered a bloody fruit knife, an electrical cord with its wires exposed and scattered pictures of the couple’s 8-month-old son.
ITOH manager Athichart Thipkrathok, 38, said the couple came to work in Pattaya from Surin in May. Witnesses saw them fighting earlier and investigated the room after smelling blood.
Saranya’s sister, Thunyalak Homniem, 20, said Amornthep called her after cutting his own throat and had company workers break down the door.
Police said Amornthep suffers from chorea, an involuntary-movement disorder for which he was taking medication. Investigators speculated he had not taken his medication and killed his wife either intentionally or by accident, then attempted suicide in grief.
A Pattaya municipal officer and Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan rescuers saved a kitten that got stuck in a sewage pipe on Soi Paniedchang 6.
Pattaya officials met with school administrators to lay plans for next month’s Buddhist Lent candle parade and World Music Contest’s marching band competition in the Netherlands.
Two jet ski operators who extorted 42,000 baht from two Indian medical students have been forced to return most of their ill-gotten gains.