A Dutchman died after plunging from the eighth story of his central Pattaya hotel. The body of Johannes Adrianus Antonius Maria Poirters, 63, was found about six hours after apparently falling from his hotel room on Soi 12.

Thief uploads large haul from Internet shop

Thursday, 04 August 2011 15:43
An Internet shop that also sells some alcohol and groceries in Baan Map Tato Nongprue was broken into in the early hours of August the 2nd.

Buddhist Lent begins this weekend

Wednesday, 13 July 2011 16:53
July 15 & 16 This year, the Buddhist holy days of Asalaha Bucha and Khao Pansaa (Buddhist Lent) fall on July 15 and 16.  Since Khao Pansaa falls on a Saturday, the official holiday will be observed on Monday, July 18.  Both are recognized public...

Alcohol ban over election weekends

Thursday, 30 June 2011 09:53
The Election Commission has issued a letter warning the public that serving alcohol during the election weekend is punishable by law.

New measures to reduce gun crimes

Wednesday, 18 May 2011 11:15
With gun crime on the rise and in the news on a daily basis, Pol. Col. Somnuk Chanket addressed the public at Larn Pho gardens Naklua regarding new measures put in place to protect the civilians.
At 3am Pichat Pongjaroen was driving his pick up with his girlfriend, he had been drinking heavily and he nearly hit the group of ten men on their motorbikes on the same lane.
Banks and government offices closed Tuesday, May 17, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist Holy Day marks the beginning of the Buddhist Era 2,554 years ago,...