Huay Yai man dies in Sukhumvit shooting

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 16:16
A Huay Yai man was killed in a Sukhumvit Road shooting police believe was the work of a rival drug dealer. Niran Chankit, 36, died at Pattaya Memorial Hospital after being shot in the chest and leg and crashing his Honda CBR motorbike on Sukhumvit Road...
More than a dozen Chiang Mai conventioneers were hospitalized after suffering apparent food poisoning at their Pattaya hotel. Sawang Boriboon Foundation medics and three ambulances were called to the hotel, which borders Pattaya & Jomtien, June 24 where the 14 adults and children were...

Karaoke girl shot by show-off customer

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 17:32
A Bangkok tour guide was arrested after shooting a karaoke bar worker while trying to show off. A tearful Suphachai Taopituckchai, 33, was taken into custody at the Disney Karaoke on Second Road March 15. Pemapha Juajoi, 31, suffered a single shot to the stomach and...

2 dead, 1 injured in Soi 7-8 shootings

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 15:08
Two men were killed another injured when gunfire broke out Christmas night in the heart of Pattaya’s tourist beer bar district. Pradit Nanthasa, 23, was shot in the chest and face while Wuthipol Janprakhon, 27, was shot four times in the abdomen in two 5 a.m....

Russian, Thai slash each other with broken bottle

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 13:38
Broken bottles turned into knives resulted in injuries and as a Russian man Thai woman fought it out in an area hotel room. Roman Prokudin, 34, was taken into custody at The Net on Soi Khanomwan Pairoj Nov. 18. He had suffered a minor stab wound...
A British man died another was injured when their microlight plane crashed near Bali Hai Pier. Thomas David Grieve, 57, died Nov. 17 at Pattaya Memorial Hospital after suffering extensive internal injuries. Patrick Esier, 31, of Scotland suffered a broken arm, was treated and released.

Old Italian drugged, robbed by fat prostitute

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:45
An elderly Italian tourist was drugged and robbed by a prostitute he brought back to his hotel at 2 a.m. Police were called to a hotel on Soi 16 after a maid discovered 70-year-old Vito Giannuzzi naked and having a seizure inside the open door to...

Engineers say let there be light

Thursday, 01 November 2012 08:12
Pattaya workers were called out to repair non-working streetlights around Pattaya Memorial Hospital in Central Pattaya. Engineer Manop Aumhae led the Public Utilities Office workers to Soi Arunothai and Second Road near the hospital to shed some light on why the streets were dark.

Norwegian killed in bar fight

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:09
Police are seeking a Norwegian man for allegedly killing the owner of the Hotel Selection Pattaya in a bar fight. Jarle Nyegaard, 43, suffered a fractured skull in the 5 a.m. conflict at the Kare Party Bar on Second Road Sept. 20. He died later that...

Twenty five years of educating the blind

Thursday, 05 July 2012 10:20
The annual Wai Khru, Teachers Day, ceremony takes place on the last Thursday in June at the Pattaya School for the Blind. It is a day when the students pay respect to the teaching staff who work tirelessly to give the students the skills and...
One person was killed when gang gunfire erupted at Bali Hai Pier on the final night of the Pattaya Music Festival.
A drunken sign maker angry over being fined for not wearing a helmet while driving his motorbike was arrested for allegedly smacking a traffic cop in the head with a wooden club.

Black Rob passes away

Thursday, 12 April 2012 11:42
Dear Sirs, I wonder if through the good offices of your mail column I could say a few words about Elfrado Roberts, or Black Rob, as he affectionately liked to be called.  Five weeks ago Rob unexpectedly encountered chest pains and after initial in-house treatment at...
He may be covered in tattoos, but a New Zealand wrestler proved he was pretty thin-skinned when he allegedly decked a smart-mouthed Canadian over a jibe about his body art.
A disabled German man escaped death after either falling from the fourth floor of a Walking Street-area hotel.
Two drunken Irishmen were arrested for stabbing two Thai men during a fight over a Soi 8 bargirl.

Brit drugged and robbed by Thai woman

Monday, 06 February 2012 15:23
On the afternoon of the 29th of January the police and a crew from the sawang boriboon foundation attended the Jasmine villa on Soi Buakhao as the staff there reported that one of their guests 70 year old Brian Herbert Richmond had been drugged and...

Indian drugged, robbed by Beach Road prostitute

Thursday, 15 December 2011 09:15
An Indian tourist who picked up a Beach Road prostitute was apparently drugged and robbed by her.

Russians get beating after gender bender

Thursday, 15 December 2011 09:18
Two Russians were injured when the supposedly female prostitutes they hired turned out to be men angry to be refused payment.

Aussie shot when drug purchase goes bad

Thursday, 17 November 2011 13:35
An Australian man was shot when the man he planned to buy drugs from decided to rob him instead. Graham John Williamson, 50, suffered a non-fatal wound to the chest and was treated at Pattaya Memorial Hospital Nov. 7.
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