Khomsan Ekachai

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.
Pattaya-area residents and businesses raised 4 million baht to donate to victims of the calamitous earthquake in Nepal. Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai accepted the funds from Banglamung District Chief Chakorn Kanchawattana May 6 as part of the province-wide campaign to help those affected by the 7.9-magnitude...

Chonburi marks King Naresuan Day

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 14:31
Gov. Khomsan Ekachai laid wreaths and lit candles at the city’s King Naresuan Monument as Thailand marked the anniversary of the death of the fabled king who defeated the Burmese on the back of an elephant.
The Chonburi Red Cross again opened the doors of its Matcha Charity Shop, which is collecting donations of cash and merchandise to hand out to the poor during Songkran.
Chonburi honored HM the King as the “Father of Thai Craft Standards” with a March 2 ceremony at Chalermprakiet Pavilion. The Cabinet on Feb. 17 endorsed a Ministry of Labor proposal to confer upon His Majesty the title “Father of Thai Craft Standards” in recognition of...
Chonburi officials brought the government to the people in Sattahip to make life a bit more convenient and a bit less expensive. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai presided over the Feb. 24 outreach at Khongdara Temple.
Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai ordered Pattaya officials to employ more people to keep city beaches clean and closely monitor prices as the province continues to ensure the success of its beach-chair vendor reorganization.

Chonburi marks 61 years of defense volunteerism

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 14:35
Chonburi observed the 61st anniversary of Thailand’s Volunteer Defense Corps with awards, scholarships and gifts to local officers. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai led the Feb. 10 ceremony at Chonburi Volunteer Defense Corps headquarters in Plasroi Sub-district.
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