Praiwan Arromchuen

Pattaya begins planning 2016 sporting events

Thursday, 19 November 2015 13:07
Pattaya officials and community groups have begun drafting a list of sporting events that will receive city funding next year. Praiwan Arromchuen, chairman of the city council’s Sports and Recreation Committee, met with sport-tourism officials and related organizations Nov. 13 to review this year’s projects and...

Flood hits Soi Khao Noi

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:18
Ankle-deep water and spewing sewer grates greeted residents of Soi Khao Noi after a May 26 thunderstorm. The flood, which was measured as deep as 50 centimeters near Chatkaew Village, was the first of likely many to come before rainy season ends in November. Residents say...
Neighborhood presidents called for more action, and less talk, from Pattaya officials interested in solving community issues at a Center for Resolution of Complaints forum on improving living conditions.
Three city council members helped budding administrators understand the challenges of managing a major city when the Local Personnel Development Institution brought its 50th class to Pattaya.
The Pattaya City Council’s Health Insurance Fund Committee is planning nine projects aimed at improving the health and fitness of city youths and senior citizens.

A tale of two pitches

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 15:49
Youth football complex kicks off new phase, pro stadium stalled Even as Pattaya youths prepare to take the field at a revitalized sports stadium, the city’s professional football pitch remains benched, a 774 million baht white elephant with no completion date in sight.
Nearly three years after calling the Pattaya Youth Sports Center a “dilapidated embarrassment,” city officials are again promising to upgrade facilities by building a hostel for athletes and charging rent for third parties wishing to use its field.
(Clockwise from top left) Itthiphol Kunplome from the Rao Rak Pattaya party, along with independent candidates Udomsak Chuenkhrut, Su-ainee Piendee, and Suphakit Suneerattanakul will be facing off this weekend, each with hopes of winning the mayor seat in Sunday’s local elections.  Voters will also be...