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Area officials tour temple before Royal cremation

PATTAYA - Banglamung officials checked Chaimongkol Temple as it prepares to host a mirror ceremony for the cremation of King Rama IX in October. District Chief...

East marks Visakha Bucha Day

Eastern residents commemorated the birth, death and enlightenment of Lord Buddha on Thailand’s holiest of holidays, Visakha Bucha Day. Religious ceremonies began early and went...

Photos tell history of Pattaya

Sixty years of Pattaya history unfolded in photographs at a recent exhibit at Central Festival Beach. The Oct 14-19 show, organized by the Pattaya...

South Pattaya Road undergoing major improvements

After getting an emergency pothole patch, South Road now is being given a proper resurfacing meant to protect the busy thoroughfare against heavy use...

Private-school directors raise 658,733 baht for temple, vocational schools

Chonburi private-school administrators donated more than 650,000 baht to Chaimongkol Temple which, in turn, planned to distribute scholarships to Pattaya vocational students. ...

Wat Chaimongkol Community receives larger office

The Wat Chaimongkol Community became the latest Pattaya neighborhood to receive a new community office, this one complete with massage services. Nine monks from...

Monks parade to mark promotion of Chaimongkol Temple abbot

Hundreds of area residents lined the street as a procession of monks paraded through Pattaya to herald the promotion of Chaimongkol Temple’s abbot. ...

Buddhist Lent candles light way during ‘rains retreat’

Long before Pattaya Beach became an international tourist resort, back when rice paddies outnumbered streets, Thailand’s farmers didn’t want monks trampling their crops. So,...

Pattaya marks Asalaha Bucha, start of Buddhist Lent

The Pattaya area celebrated summer’s double Buddhist holiday, partaking in traditional ceremonies for Asalaha Bucha Day then lighting up candles for Buddhist Lent. From...

Police arrest 2 for necklace snatching

Two men accused of repeated necklace snatching were captured by Pattaya police volunteers after an attempted robbery on Third Road. ...

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