As he prepares to stand for re-election, Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome announced that a poll commissioned by his campaign team showed 78.1 percent of Pattaya’s residents were “very satisfied” with his job performance.
Thailand’s renewed “war on drugs” has come to Pattaya.
At a April 11 meeting, Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome announced that the Ministry of Interior has ordered Pattaya officials to comply with its “7-4-3-6” plan to combat illegal narcotics distribution and use.
Senior citizens and public-sector volunteers joined Pattaya’s mayor and members of the city council in a joint exercise program launched with the inspiration of HM the King.
A family of five people all stricken with severe health problems and facing eviction were given a new place to stay and about 5,000 baht in donations after their troubles were first published in late February.
Teachers, nannies and caretakers were given lessons on how to get young children interested in learning at a “creative learning” seminar attended by care givers from two area temples.
Thailand and Indonesia launched four months of joint naval exercises aimed at strengthening the relationship between the two countries and mutually improving military tactical skills.
Although they’ve practically just begun their school lives, kindergarten students earned their first diplomas at the Aksorn Group of schools.
Three groups of students from Pattaya School No. 11 took home trophies and scholarships by singing and dancing their way to top finishes at the Yamaha Pattaya Young Talent contest.
About 50 motorcycle enthusiasts pulled into Pattaya on the latest stop in their “Bikers Without Borders” friendship tour of Thailand.
Pattaya will cut spending on specialized public-health programs by a third in 2012, putting only 16 million baht into projects for diabetes prevention, the elderly and sports.