Walking Street

Walking Street’s new community president is targeting drivers and street vendors clogging up the nightlife district’s side streets. At a May 15 community meeting with Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh, recently elected Methkrit Suntros requested the city install “no parking” signs to better explain Waking...
Pattaya Tourist Police have rolled a new mobile unit that will replace the minivan long stationed at the mouth of Walking Street to provide better service for the coming high season.
The owner of two Soi Diamond go-go bars will face off Sunday against a “new generation” to run Walking Street neighborhood council. Sunthorn “Tee” Kangsirikul, owner of the Diamond and Casino Club bars, knocked on doors in the South Pattaya neighborhood Jan. 10, asking business owners...
Calling it a symbol of truly tighter security, Pattaya police are using their new observation tower to keep a better eye on tourists and crime on Walking Street.
Police have declared Walking Street as Pattaya’s first “safety zone,” an area where tourists can be assured of the largest police and security presence.

Walking Street parking scam exposed

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 15:52
Three men extorting illegal parking fees from Walking Street tourists were interviewed by Pattaya Tourist Police, but released with a warning. Phrai Munkhung, from City Hall, called Tourist Police and reporters after receiving a complaint that three Thai men were demanding 20 baht fees to park...

Walking Street under repair

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 15:02
The Pattaya Engineering Department is fixing broken brick work on Walking Street to prevent accidents. Engineers dug up bricks and repaired one spot in the road, before resurfacing it Aug. 10. The work had to be completed quickly as the street draws large crowds of strolling...

Two wins for Eddy Delaney

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 15:51
PSC golf from Lewiinski’s Golf Society Sunday, July 22, Green Valley – Stableford A Flight 1st Bob St.Aubin (12) 36pts 2nd Jack Grindvold (2) 36pts B Flight 1st Ed Delaney (25) 42pts 2nd Mike Craighead (20) 38pts Near Pins:  No 4 Sim Davis, No 9 Don Lehmer, No 12 Bill Broschart, No...
Chonburi police arrested 27 foreign women accused of either soliciting prostitution on Walking Street, for overstay, or for illegal entry, as well as 9 Liberian men for overstay and illegal entry.

Can you read me?

Thursday, 28 June 2012 08:33
The supporters of the Rao Rak Pattaya Party made sure drivers traversing Walking Street during election week could see its posters by hanging this one so low, it hit the tops of cars.

Israeli drugged, robbed by hooker

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 15:41
An Israeli tourist was drugged and robbed by a transvestite prostitute he picked up on Walking Street.

Bars close for holiest of Buddhist holidays

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 13:10
As per law for every Buddhist holiday, Pattaya’s bars and nightspots closed for Visakha Bucha Day.  From Walking Street to Drinking Street, Third Road to Soi 6, the neon was dimmed, music hushed and beer taps dry. Even convenience stores posted signs informing unaware tourists...
Six Walking Street souvenir vendors were arrested for allegedly dealing drugs behind their racks of t-shirts and gewgaws.
What is an “icon”?  Always difficult to define exactly, but can refer to something which has made a lasting mark on a culture.  With that definition, then the letters “BJ” are iconic in the Pattaya scene, with those who have long memories remembering Bill Jones...
Pattaya City Hall is taking another stab at cleaning up Walking Street amid rampant complaints about touts, pick-pockets, ladyboys, flower sellers and other riff-raff.

Pattaya goes to war against mosquitoes

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 17:13
Pattaya has declared war on mosquitoes, sending workers armed with insecticide around the city daily to combat dengue fever and malaria.

Why widen Beach Road?

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 16:44
Editor; I write this to o the people of Pattaya and the persons looking at adding another lane to Beach Road:
Two women were arrested for using endangered animals to make money on Walking Street.
Pattaya City will spend 140 million baht to upgrade landscaping along Pattaya Beach and add another traffic lane the length of Beach Road whilst waiting for government approval of its beach erosion-repair project.  Expect traffic snarls along Beach Road when the work begins in March.
A bartender at a Walking Street go-go bar died after being stabbed during an argument with his longtime waitress girlfriend.
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