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ASEAN Learning Center Pattaya holds traditional Thai Songkran ceremony

Songkran marks the beginning of the Thai new year and it is a time not only to celebrate but also to remember ones ancestors...

Pattaya entertainment still top draw for foreign tourists

Pattaya remained dry during the whole of Songkran week because for the third year in a row, no water fights and parades were allowed...

Pattaya Walking Street shows signs of life during Songkran

Walking Street remains a shadow of its pre-pandemic days, but Songkran gave hope that it may not be much longer until things return to...

Pattaya breakwater project abandoned with no explanation from city hall

Construction of a new breakwater off Pattaya Beach was supposed to have been completed in January, but the work isn’t done and heavy equipment...

City hall law enforcers step up Pattaya patrols

Pattaya regulatory officers were out in force, writing tickets to merchants who blocked sidewalks and responding to other complaints. Pol. Maj. Jeerawat Sukontasap, head of...

Pattaya’s Koh Larn Island gets early start to Songkran

Songkran began early on Koh Larn, with the Pattaya tourist island seeing a larger-than-normal arrivals over the weekend. Many Thais in groups of five or...

Mid-week Chakri Day a holiday bust for Pattaya

A one-day, mid-week holiday isn’t going to do wonders for Pattaya tourism. Chakri Day proved it. April 6 was a government and bank holiday, but...

Thailand could see 1 trillion baht tourist revenue in ’22 –...

Thailand could see 37% of its pre-pandemic tourism revenue this year, a bank think tank said. TTB Analytics said combined domestic and foreign tourism during...

Monna Bistro Pattaya survives Covid-19 to celebrate 9th birthday

Monna Bistro a popular restaurant in Soi 8, Central Pattaya celebrated their 9th anniversary recently. It was good to see friends and colleagues from...

Pattaya hotels flounder in March, await April uptick

Hotel occupancy in Pattaya fell slightly in March, and 20% of all accommodations remain closed, an industry association said. A survey by the Thai Hotels...

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Pattaya Sports Club: Bunker Boys Golf Report Monday May 16

1st Roger Tuohy (13) 38 points 2nd Michael Brett (15) 33 points 3rd Craig Dows (5) 33 points Near pins Jay Babin, Bengt Engstrom, & Roger Tuohy...

Bangkok and Pattaya elections being held on coup anniversary

Sunday May 22 marks the anniversary of the 2014 military putsch which toppled the elected Shinawatra government after six months of political violence on...

Thailand Covid visa extensions available until July 25

Thai immigration authorities have given a further lease of life to Covid-related visa extension applications beyond May 24. The last application date for international...

Thailand Pass eased for international arrivals; alcohol served until midnight

Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Friday approved the simplified Thailand Pass registration and entry rules for international arrivals, effective 1 June...

Alcoholic beverages banned during Pattaya, Bangkok elections until 6 p.m. Sunday

The sale, purchase and distribution of alcoholic drinks are prohibited until 6 PM on Sunday (22 May) in Bangkok and Pattaya, as voters in...