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Bangkok Police tasked with expediting help for vagabonds

BANGKOK,(NNT) – The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has assigned police and Bangkok officials to continue screening homeless people and beggars in...

Pattaya completes beggar sweep

Pattaya-area officials carried out their part of a nationwide Jan. 26-30 crackdown on beggars to address problems with human trafficking and social inequality. After...

Superstitious Bang Saray locals mistake homeless man for ghost

A homeless man seen eating offerings left at a Bang Saray shrine scared superstitious neighbors who believed he was a ghost looking to be...

Homeless sleep on beach

A homeless man sleeping off a bender in Pattaya drew almost no notice from passersby. The man, who appeared to be in his...

Pattaya to launch homeless sweeps twice monthly

City and police agencies plan to sweep Pattaya’s streets for homeless people twice a month, placing repeat offenders into shelters or deporting them....

27 homeless people rounded up, sent to shelters

Social welfare officials rounded up 27 homeless people on Pattaya’s streets, taking them to area shelters. Officials from the...

Homeless problem needs greater attention

Using a telephone booth foundation as a pillow, yet another homeless person is having to sleep on the streets of Pattaya, ignored by...

Sweet dreams aren’t made of this

Whether he was sleeping off a bender at one of the many nearby bars or homeless, the foreign man snoozing outside the former public...

Khlong Takrao Permanent Elephant Dwelling

  Forest areas across the country have been deteriorating and have dwindled dramatically at the expense of Thailand's native elephant population. ...

Pattaya sweeps homeless off Jomtien Beach

About 40 city officials and security officers swept through Jomtien Beach rounding up vagrants after numerous complaints from frightened tourists. Two of the homeless people...

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Pattaya abused-children’s care center low on food as kids’ numbers rise during pandemic

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Pattaya-area engineer turns farmer, saying money can’t buy happiness

A Khao Maikaew woman proved to herself that money cannot buy happiness, never looking back after quitting her well-paid engineering job to farm vegetables...

Pattaya Terminal 21 plans new 9-storey carpark to alleviate city parking shortage

Pattaya’s Terminal 21 shopping mall plans to build a nine-story parking garage to accommodate shoppers and support local tourism events next year. Prasert Sriulanpong, managing...

7 arrested in Pattaya massage parlor raid

Seven women were arrested when Pattaya police raided a massage parlor open despite a province-wide coronavirus closure order. Banglamung Deputy District Chief Pornchai Saneid took...