Tawat Puakbunnak has been elected as head of the Pattaya Transport Co-operative, which manages the city’s baht buses.
Running unopposed, Tawat – who was previously president from 2007-2011 – vowed to work honestly and openly for members.
The May 16 union meeting at the Town in Town Hotel also saw plaques presented to two co-op members who found, and returned, large amounts of cash left behind by tourists. It also awarded 25,000 baht in scholarships to children of members.
Plaques were presented to Nakhon Srinob and Winai Amcharoen, two co-op members who found, and returned, large amounts of cash left behind by tourists.
Winai Amcharoen, driver bus 081, returned a bag containing an Apple iPhone and 40,000 baht cash left by an American tourist. Nakhon Srinob, driver of bus 557, returned a bag containing 200,000 baht cash to a Japanese tourist.