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 Chonburi Provincial Administrative Organization handed out care packages, free eyeglasses and mobility aids for over 1,700 people at the “Together Caring For Citizens” event in Pattaya.
The Zign Hotel captured top honors at the annual Pattaya Bartender Competition, placing in six hospitality contests and showing the most flair mixing drinks.

Darul Ibada opens youth morality center

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:56
Darul Ibada Mosque opened its Youth Morality Center, offering a seminar for students to understand the principals of Islam. Chonburi Provincial Administrative Organization President Wittaya Kunplome presided over the opening with former MPs Santsak and Poramet Ngampichet April 5.
For the past 11 months, those at the Father Ray Foundation have been hard at work, knocking on doors, calling on friends and supporters to give to the fundraising campaign for the Father Ray Center for Children with Special Needs. On 24th March, the time...
Sweet Mullet and Paradox kicked off the week-long Pattaya Countdown that saw hundreds of thousands of people converge on Bali Hai Pier to usher in the New Year.
Chonburi officials continued planning for the 31st Thailand City Students Sports Competition in January, picking ballots to divide teams into groups.
Chonburi teams took two of five major races at the Pattaya Traditional Long Boat Tournament. The crew of the Yuttakananwa won 100,000 baht and the HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn trophy for the second time by taking the 55-paddler long boat category race while...
More than 50 foreign ophthalmologists began handing out more than 4,000 pairs of glasses to Chonburi residents at a Gift of Sight Foundation event at the Pattaya School No. 7.
Area political leaders welcomed Lt. Gen. Kawee Suphanant to Pattaya as he takes over as the head of the Royal Thai Police for Region 2. Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai and Provincial Administrative Organization President Wittaya Kunplome congratulated the new regional police chief at an Oct. 1...
Beasts of burden of all ages and sizes put on a show at Lake Mabprachan as Pattaya’s version of the annual buffalo races took place on August 18, with little fanfare or advanced publicity.  Nonetheless, a good size crowd turned out for the spectacle, and...
Pattaya’s Redemptorist Vocational School marked the 10th anniversary of the death of founder “Father Ray” Brennan with a blood drive, festival and awards.
Top hotel chefs from ten countries joined Thailand’s best culinary artists for the 7th Pattaya Food & Hoteliers Expo. The Aug. 8-10 event at the Royal Cliff’s Peach Convention Center featured more than 20 contests in everything from fruit carving and drink-mixing to deserts and Thai...
Thailand’s Office of the Auditor General has told Chonburi authorities to crack down on Pattaya hotels, citing a substantial shortfall in expected tax revenue.
A sea of blue, illuminated by the soft glow of yellow candles, forms in front of the stage at Bali Hai pier to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on her 81st birthday.  People throughout the Kingdom turned out in droves to honor this...
Chonburi officials continued planning for the 31st Thailand City Students Sports Competition in January, bringing in the province’s technology gurus to map out broadcasting and statistics-collection issues.
Thai officials hyped Pattaya as Asia’s best golfing-holiday destination as 150 tour operators and travel buyers assembled for the Asia Golf Tourism Convention.
Darul Ibadah Mosque raised money for a new study center with a charity tea party on Stream to Faith Day. Pattaya City Councilman and mosque imam Farooq Wongborisuthi welcomed Chonburi Provincial Administrative Organization President Wittaya Kunplome and Pattaya Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh to the April 6...

180 poor families given relief in Sattahip

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 17:00
Chonburi and Royal Thai Navy officials handed out food and necessities to 180 impoverished Sattahip families. Chonburi Provincial Administration Organization President Wittaya Kunplome and Vice Adm. Chanarong Charoenrak joined Cabinet staffer Wiroj Wangkaewhiran and Sattahip city officials at the March 17 presentation.
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