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The UK is welcoming unprecedented numbers of Thai visitors to its shores. Over 50,000 visitor visas were issued to tourists, family visitors and business travellers in 2011 - a 16% increase compared to the same period in 2010. And 94% of all UK visit visa...

British Consulate Reopens in Pattaya

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 17:16
It was great news for the British citizens living in Pattaya when H.E. Asif Ahmad, the British ambassador to Thailand visited our town on February 20 to announce the reopening of the consulate here and to introduce the new team that will provide consular assistance...
  The British owner of a Naklua lingerie shop was arrested after police discovered an illicit supply of sex toys.
  Once again we joined our Australian and Kiwi Friends at the River Kwai for the Anzac Day Service. We had a slight change of plan this year in that myself, our Standard Bearer, Richard Holmes and a number of others arrived a day early to...
  A 69 year old British man named Mr. George Francis Clarke was found dead in his apartment room in central Pattaya. No signs of physical attack were on his body and the police have determined no signs of foul play.
  A drunken British tourist who violently rocked a baht bus “for fun” ended up getting punched in the face by its driver.
  Pattaya’s first-ever St. Patrick’s Day parade was temporarily upstaged by a naked British man who stumbled out of a beer bar sans clothing for a stroll down the parade route.
A British man was beaten by 8 Thais in a case of apparent road rage in East Pattaya Thursday.

The British advantage

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 13:51
  This gem came from an old friend.  Thanks Gordon! Conjoined twins walk into a pub in Toronto and park themselves on a bar stool.  One of them says to the bartender, “Don’t mind us, we’re joined at the hip.  I’m John, he’s Jim.  Two Molson Canadian...

Elderly Brit dies in karaoke bar

Wednesday, 09 March 2011 09:12
An elderly British national died early Friday in a Soi Lengkee karaoke bar. Anthony Rollins, 72, was found dead by paramedics around 3 a.m. at Cartier Karaoke.  There were no obvious signs of trauma and the bar manager said Rollins collapsed shortly after entering the establishment.
February was a good month for members of our branch with visits to Bangkok, Chonburi and Laem Chabang Port. The trip to Bangkok was to donate 40,000 baht worth of goods to the Thai Veterans Hospital. This was raised in Jameson’s Pub during our Poppy...
  Burglars beat and robbed a British-Thai couple in their Pratamnak Hill home, escaping with nearly a million baht in cash and jewelry.
  Chonburi Immigration Police arrested an alleged British pedophile who’d jumped bail four times in three countries to hide out in Pattaya.
An elderly British man died after apparently suffering a diabetic convulsion. Terence George Healey, 73, was found by police and Sawang Boriboon Foundation medics at his Saichon Apartments room in Pattaya Feb. 1. He was lying peacefully on his bed when police arrived.
  A Frenchman involved in a fistfight with a British man on Soi Buakaow was arrested on charges he was trying to steal an ATM card.
  A British man allegedly attempted suicide by cutting himself with a broken bottle and setting his condominium on fire. Sean Knight, 37, was taken to Pattaya Memorial Hospital Nov. 12 after police and paramedics responded to a fire at the Star Beach Condominium. No one was...
  We are fast approaching the time of year we in the Legion call Remembrancetide, the time when we place poppy boxes around the Pattaya area and the time we hold our Annual Service of Remembrance. Over the last few years many people have asked me,...
  Chonburi provincial police have red-carded a British man and Thai woman for allegedly selling counterfeit football jerseys over the Internet at up to 300 percent markups. Christopher Game and Thiptanya Rashkaew are led away to face charges of selling counterfeit merchandise...