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Dr Iain Corness obituary: a Pattaya man of all the talents

One of Pattaya’s best-known foreign residential achievers has died here after a long battle with cancer. Reviewing the life of such a gifted man...

Pattaya’s revolutionary medical city moving ahead slowly

The 566 rai (one million square meters) former woodland area, now being excavated by Mabprachan Lake, is set to become a futuristic medical valley...

The ever-changing world of Thai work permits for foreigners

Traditionally, there are two routes for expat foreigners needing or wanting a job here. If offered a post by a registered company or school,...

Pattaya is divided on whether prostitution should be decriminalized

Although prostitution between consenting adults has been illegal in Thailand since the 1960s, Pattayans have always known that the many laws covering sex for...

Pattaya expats recommend changes to immigration and driving license rules

A random survey of 100 Pattaya expats has thrown up suggestions to reduce overcrowding at immigration offices and transportation offices. The questionnaire survey was...

Thirteen famous predictions

First run in the mid-1990s 1. Computers in the future may weigh more than 1.5 tons. (Popular Mechanics 1949) 2. We don't like their sound and...

Cambodian man’s career success story in Pattaya

Setha Ses, nickname Den and now 32, was born into a large family of modest means and brought up in Cambodia’s Koh Kong province....

Pattaya is really picking up now says local travel expert

Marlowe Malhotra, who runs Vicky Travel, reckons that the boom times are returning to Pattaya. “International air fares to and from Thailand are at...

UK pound falls to 39 baht in foreign exchange booths

The British pound buys fewer than 40 Thai for the first time since the 2020 panic over the prospect of the Brexit exit from...

Yet another new date for introduction of Thai tax on foreign...

The fifth provisional date for the start of the long-delayed 300 baht (US$9) levy on virtually all international arrivals by land, sea and air...

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Thailand warns small kids to skip outdoor activities and wear mask in highly polluted...

The Ministry of Public Health has issued a warning about the dangers of PM2.5 airborne dust, noting that it can cause rashes and allergies...

Dr Iain Corness obituary: a Pattaya man of all the talents

One of Pattaya’s best-known foreign residential achievers has died here after a long battle with cancer. Reviewing the life of such a gifted man...

Pattaya hotelier calls for more foreign labor

A leading Pattaya hotelier called on the government to increase the number of alien workers to solve the hospitality industry’s labor shortage. Sopin Thappajug, managing...

Pattaya-Taksin Lions, students make salt licks for Sriracha forest animals

The Lions Club of Pattaya-Taksin make salt licks to supplement nourishment for animals in Sriracha’s Khao Chong Lom protected forest. Lions Past District Governor 310C,...

Election posters go up in Pattaya, months ahead of polls

The date of the next national election hasn’t even been set, but campaign posters have started going up in Pattaya. The constitution requires the next...