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    Pattaya tourists tread tightrope as bike rentals hog Beach Road

    Complaints have arisen in Pattaya over motorcycle rental businesses allegedly monopolising public parking spaces along Beach Road, causing significant inconvenience for tourists. Residents yesterday voiced their concerns to the media, highlighting how these businesses park dozens of motorcycles on the roadside, making it challenging for tourists to find parking. Some motorcycles are even illegally parked, obstructing traffic and making it…

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    Pattaya motorcycle taxi rider dodges death with IED discovery on Beach Road

    A motorcycle taxi rider narrowly escaped death after discovering two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on a Beach Road in Pattaya. Fortunately, he escaped without a scratch when one of the bombs exploded. The 57 year old motorcycle taxi rider, Suwit Srijantuek, told Channel 7 that he stumbled upon the IEDs hidden in a traffic cone he routinely uses daily to safeguard his…

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    Young motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run incident on Pattaya’s Beach Road

    Pattaya witnessed an unfortunate hit-and-run incident in the early hours of yesterday, December 1, where a young motorcyclist was left injured due to a collision with a fruit side cart. The incident took place on the bustling Beach Road, and the victim was identified as 20 year old Krawit Jandang. Pattaya police were alerted about the accident around 2am. They…

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    Taxi turmoil on Pattaya Beach Road: Bangkok driver’s threatening encounter

    In the early hours yesterday, Pattaya City Police received a complaint from a Bangkok taxi driver alleging that he was threatened by an unidentified man he believed to be a Pattaya taxi driver. The incident took place on Pattaya Beach Road, where Chanai Waisuwan was trapped in a traffic jam while heading back to Bangkok after dropping off a passenger…

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    Speeding concerns rise in Pattaya following motorcycle accident on Beach Road

    Concerns about speeding vehicles on Beach Road in Pattaya have been raised once again following an accident involving a motorcyclist over the weekend. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning when the motorcyclist collided with a parked taxi, resulting in severe injuries. The injured motorcyclist, identified as Tatchaphonsit Jirasatirakul, was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for…

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    Pattaya to ban parking on beach side of road from March 1

    Pattaya City is banning parking on the beach side of the road from March 1. Pattaya Mayor Poramase Ngampiches, says the move is in response to an increase in traffic issues after the city has seen more tourists arriving. According to The Pattaya News, the new rule stirred up social media reactions with many residents agreeing with the move. However,…

  • Crime News

    Gold necklace theft on Pattaya Beach Road

    Another gold necklace theft has been reported in Pattaya but this time no ladyboys or Indian tourists were involved. This time, the robbery involved a Russian tourist and two transvestites. The Russian tourist, Vadim Korni Iashchenko, reported the robbery happened at about 11.30pm yesterday. The 31 year old told police he was approached by two friendly transvestites while he walked…

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    Pattaya’s Beach Road to add an extra lane, part of multi-million baht renovation plan

    In a multi-million baht plan to make-over Pattaya’s beach infrastructure, another lane of traffic will be added to the Beach Road to allow more parking. The plan for the extra lane is a new idea in the 160 to 170 million baht renovation project aimed at attracting more visitors and improving the general amenity of the popular beach walk. The…

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    Family-friendly things to do along Pattaya Beach Road (2019)

    Drive out of Suvarnabhumi Airport and turn right, instead of left and going to Bangkok. And in an easy two hour drive you’ll arrive in the seaside resort of Pattaya, one of the worlds most famous, or infamous, playgrounds. Gone are the days where Pattaya is the one-dimensional resort town. In the recent years, it has increasingly evolved into a…

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    Pattaya crackdown on illegal motorcycle parking: Positive response

    Pattaya City’s new campaign against the chaos of illegally parked motorcycles, launched yesterday, July 9, was met with a positive response. Targeting the bustling area outside Terminal 21 shopping mall on North Pattaya Road, the initiative aims to reclaim the sidewalks from rogue drivers, urging the public to cooperate. “This campaign is excellent! It would be even better if enforced…

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    Thai woman injured in alleged attack by Indian national in Pattaya

    A Thai woman sustained injuries following an alleged attack by an Indian national in Pattaya early yesterday. Pattaya City Police were alerted to the incident at 2.50am on Pattaya Beach Road near Soi 13/1 in Nongprue. Emergency responders, police, and local media rushed to the scene in front of a convenience store. The injured woman, 20 year old Natthawadee Mueanthawong,…

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    Pattaya introduces beach zoning to improve water tourism safety

    Pattaya City and the Pattaya Marine Department are taking steps to revitalise the Pattaya Model plan to better regulate water tourism activities in Pattaya Bay. The initiative aims to enhance marine safety by implementing crucial zoning measures. Pattaya Mayor Poramase Ngampichet and Director of the Pattaya Regional Marine Department, Ekkarat Kantaro, discussed these plans in a recent meeting. Poramase noted that…

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    Pattaya police pedal plans for safer streets with taxi tango

    Pattaya police engaged with traditional and app-based motorbike taxi drivers over the weekend to address road safety concerns. The meeting, held at the Baron Beach Hotel, was led by Police Colonel Patikorn Sornchai, Deputy Police Commander of Chon Buri Province, as part of the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Road Safety Improvement Project. The initiative’s primary goal was to instil better…

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    Taxi tango: Thai woman dances on moving cab in Pattaya (video)

    A jaw-dropping video clip has taken Thai social media by storm, featuring a Thai woman climbing onto the roof of a moving taxi and dancing right in front of the Pattaya Police Station. In the 19-second viral clip, the daring dancer, clad in a short skirt and bra, initially appears to be crossing Pattaya Beach Road. Out of nowhere, she…

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    Heavy rain floods Bangsaen Beach, disrupting local businesses

    High waves battered Bangsaen Beach in Chon Buri province yesterday, scattering debris across the coastline, and disrupting local businesses as seawater overflowed during the high tide. Heavy rainfall flooded Bangsaen Beach and the Wonnapha-Bangsaen Beach Road in Saensuk sub-district, Mueang Chon Buri district. Waves reached over 1 metre, discouraging beachgoers from enjoying the beach. Fortunately, as of today, Bangsaen Beach…

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    Teen stabbed on Pattaya Beach during altercation

    A violent altercation erupted in Pattaya when a local teenager, angered by a perceived slight, stabbed an outsider. The victim was attempting to help a friend when he was attacked. The police are actively pursuing the suspects. At 3.06am today, June 26, Chaowalit Suwanmanee, Deputy Inspector of Pattaya City Police, received a report of a stabbing incident at Pattaya Beach,…

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    Warning at Jomtien Beach: Erosion creates dangerous slope

    Jomtien Municipality placed warning signs around Jomtien Beach, alerting tourists to a hazardous slope formed by erosion. The signs advise visitors to steer clear of the affected area for their safety. A significant portion of the beach, stretching approximately 1 kilometre, has experienced severe erosion due to monsoon waves and strong winds. This natural process has resulted in a steep…

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    Pattaya to become Southeast Asia’s premier destination

    Pattaya, known for its bustling nightlife, is apparently trying to shed its old skin and emerge as a beacon of transformation in Southeast Asia. Recent years have witnessed a remarkable overhaul aimed at elevating visitor experiences and community living standards. Key infrastructure upgrades are at the heart of this makeover. Underground installations of electrical and communication cables, revamped road surfaces,…

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    Motorcyclist dies in collision with passenger van in Pattaya

    A fatal collision between a motorcycle and a van in Pattaya this morning resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. The Thai police are currently investigating the incident. At approximately 4.36am, June 14 the police received a report of a motorcycle crashing into a van at an intersection in Nong Prue Subdistrict, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri Province. Officers, along…

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    Singaporean tourist and locals injured in Pattaya traffic accident

    A traffic accident involving a Singaporean tourist and a local pickup truck left over 12 people injured in Pattaya. The collision occurred on Jomtien Beach Road at 12.36am, prompting an immediate response from emergency services. Upon arrival, responders discovered a modified Nissan Frontier pickup truck and a white Honda Civic sedan involved in the crash. The pickup truck was transporting…

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    Storm havoc: Jomtien Beach eroded and unsafe

    Jomtien Beach was battered by fierce winds and waves yesterday, causing devastating erosion across a 1,000-metre stretch opposite the Pu Pen Restaurant. Ekkarach Kantharo, Director of the Pattaya Regional Marine Department Office, confirmed the damage was a result of monsoon conditions that have unleashed storms and towering waves on the Gulf of Thailand. The reinforced sand on Jomtien Beach, extending…

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    Thailand Video News | German Tourist Falls to Death in Pattaya, Chinese Tourist Missing in Thailand Amid Ransom Demand

    Today in Thailand video news, Alex and Jay dive into news happening across the country. A German tourist has fallen to his death from a hotel near Pattaya Beach. A father has received a ransom demand of 5 million yuan after his daughter went missing in Thailand last week. Two people tragically passed away in Phetchaburi due to a motorcycle…

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    Deaf shoeshiner in Pattaya inspires with dedication and skill

    A deaf shoeshiner in Pattaya has captured the admiration of netizens for his perseverance and dedication. Known as Kai, his story surfaced online after a local journalist saw him cleaning a tourist’s shoes on Pattaya Beach. Kai earns his living by offering shoe cleaning services to tourists. Despite being deaf and mute, he communicates with customers using a sign that…

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    Body of foreign man found on Pattaya beach

    A foreign man was discovered dead and washed ashore in Pattaya around noon yesterday, sparking a police investigation. Police arrived at the beach opposite Soi Pattaya 3 Road to find the body of a white man with distinctive tattoos: a flower on his left arm and a bird on his right arm. The man was dressed in black shoes and…

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    Thailand Video News | Violent altercation between Pattaya security guards and British tourists, Senate elections to move forward despite complications

    In this Thailand video news, Alex and Jay delve into a variety of compelling stories from across the country. Beginning with a violent altercation in Pattaya, where security guards brutally attacked two foreign tourists over an unpaid bill, followed by a crackdown on reckless motorcycle riders in Koh Samui. In Phuket, police shut down an illegal pawn operation run by…

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    Pattaya Mayor anticipates roadwork to be completed by year’s end

    Mayor Poramet Ngampichet of Pattaya delivered an update on the ongoing and upcoming infrastructure projects aimed at improving the city’s drainage systems. These initiatives, funded by the previous budget allocation, represent a concerted effort to enhance the city’s infrastructure and overall livability. Highlighting key accomplishments, Mayor Poramet announced the successful completion of drainage installation on Thepprasit Road. Work on Pattaya…

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    Blaze destroys British man’s condo in Pattaya

    A terrifying blaze erupted in the early hours of May 17 at the Center Condotel on South Pattaya Road, causing extensive damage and forcing the frantic evacuation of residents. The fire, reported at 3.36am, initially broke out on the 12th floor, quickly spreading to the 13th floor as thick smoke engulfed the building, creating a chaotic and perilous scene. Kraithong…

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    Car fire creates traffic jam near Buffalo Market in South Pattaya

    A car fire erupted on Thepprasit Road in South Pattaya yesterday, causing chaos near the Buffalo Market. A black Kia van burst into flames, sending thick smoke billowing across the road towards Jomtien Beach, bringing traffic to a standstill. The incident sparked when 36 year old Patcharaporn Chatmong had just dropped her child off at school. Moments later, the brakes…

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    Pattaya terrorised by two fires in the night, locals evacuated

    Two major fires erupted in Pattaya in the early hours this morning, terrorising locals and tourists alike. The first fire erupted at a well-known shopping centre in Nong Prue district, and the second incident erupted at a high-rise condominium on South Pattaya Road. A large amount of smoke emerged from the mall, frightening many tourists strolling along Pattaya Beach. The…

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    Pattaya’s traffic tangle tackled: Mayor unveils school scheme

    Pattaya Mayor Poramet Ngampichet launched a groundbreaking initiative to tackle the chaos of school traffic as the new semester kicks off. The mayor has rallied the Order Maintenance Division and traffic police from Pattaya City to ensure smooth and safe commutes for students and parents. Determined to ease the daily gridlock, city officials are out in force every morning and…