Khomsan Ekachai

Chonburi urges people to eat Sriracha pineapples

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:37
Chonburi’s governor pitched the great taste of Sriracha pineapples during the 10th Eastern Flora Fair. Organized by the province and the Eastern Flower Association, the festival that began Jan. 27 highlighted flowers, plants and fruit grown locally.
Provincial officials and residents offered robes and basic necessities to monks in a merit-making ceremony for New Year’s wishes in Chonburi. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai and his top lieutenants led a delegation of residents, provincial council members and business owners in the “sangkatan” ceremony. The merit-making activity,...

Chonburi pays homage to King Taksin the Great

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 11:30
Chonburi celebrated King Taksin the Great Day with a traditional merit-making ceremony. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai presided over the Dec. 28 ceremony in front of the King Taksin monument, laying flower wreaths and garlands with members of the public. Elsewhere, Yai Intaram Temple solicited charity donations in a...
Chonburi showcased HM the King’s royal projects in the province during an exhibition timed to coincide with the Dec. 11 “Bike for Dad” cycling event. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai opened the Dec. 11-13 “Doing Goodness Like the Father” exhibit at the Aow Udom Community Hall in Sriracha....
The Chonburi Labor Protection and Welfare Office organized a reconciliation project to support the economy. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai presided over the Dec. 14 event to bring employees and employers closer at the Bangsaen Heritage Hotel in Muang District.

Eastern Seaboard unites to ‘Bike for Dad’

Thursday, 17 December 2015 11:45
Tens of thousands of Eastern Seaboard residents donned yellow shirts and took to the streets to honor HM the King for his 88th birthday during the kingdom-wide “Bike for Dad” event. The national activities were deemed a huge success, as hundreds of thousands of people...

23 bicycles donated to Chonburi schools

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 16:14
Students at two Chonburi students now have new bicycles to ride as part of a nationwide campaign to honor HM the King for his 88th birthday. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai presented the two-wheelers to students at Chonburi Provincial Hall Dec. 3. Ten of the bikes went Thakampittayakom...
Chonburi put the final touches on plans for the local version of December’s Bike for Dad cycling event to honor HM the King on his birthday. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai met with provincial agencies and private groups to review the final 29-kilometer route for the Dec. 11...

Pattaya alcohol rezoning effort stalls

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:38
Four months after the government issued two conflicting orders banning alcohol sales near schools, Pattaya officials have begun to figure out how they can comply with dictates in a town overflowing with bars.

Chonburi officials briefed on drought action plan

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 13:47
Chonburi provincial and district officials were briefed on the government’s new action plan to tackle the country’s drought crisis that took effect Nov. 1. In a video conference hosted by Kitsada Boonraj, permanent secretary for the Interior Ministry, Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai and chiefs for all...

Buffalos thunder through Chonburi again

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 13:35
Farmers ditched their paddy fields for the race course and thousands cheered them on as Chonburi celebrated its 144th buffalo racing festival. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai opened the festivities Oct. 26 at Chonburi City Hall the day before the end of Buddha Lent, marking the 14th night...
Chonburi government and business leaders signed a pledge to jointly battle corruption. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai inked the pact Sept. 30 with the Chonburi Chamber of Commerce, Chonburi Federation of Industry, and Burapa University at Chonburi City Hall.

Mobile Chonburi government serves Ban Bung

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 14:34
Chonburi reached out to disadvantaged residents of Ban Bung District, offering a welcoming ear and a host of services to solve problems and make life easier.
Chonburi’s top two public officials were among 1,000 people who strapped on helmets for a practice run of the local route for Sunday’s national Bike for Mom cycling event.
The Eastern Seaboard marked the 63rd birthday of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn with prayers and wishes for a long life. In the Pattaya area, Nongprue Deputy Mayor Eneak Pattana-ngam led more than 150 civil servants, local officials, teachers, students and residents at the sub-district’s office...
Samae San has opened a new Migrant Children’s Center to care for kids whose Burmese parents work on local fishing boats. Mayor Prasert Pitakkorn welcomed Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai and other officials to the opening of the 32-sq.-meter facility in Nong Nam Kem June 16.
Chonburi’s governor kicked off the annual Sriracha Pineapple Consumption campaign, organized every year to promote the product of more than 19,000 rai in the province. Activities and exhibitions were held June 5 to showcase the technology and productions of pineapple.
Chonburi’s governor joined top area politicians to help Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrate its gold-medal victory at Britain’s Chelsea Flower Show. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai was welcomed to the Najomtien tourist attraction for the May 29 party by park director Kampol Tansajja, along with Deputy Gov. Chawalit...
Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai has told Pattaya officials to investigate reports of raw sewage being released into the sea. Signs of polluted effluent have been seen in the Kratinglai area, but also at the far southern end of Pattaya Beach near Walking Street. A survey of...

Education ministers welcomed to Pattaya

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 13:05
Before education ministers from 11 Southeast Asian countries got down to business at their annual council meeting, they enjoyed a party where local officials introduced them to Pattaya.
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