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  • Thailand News

    Thai mother and daughter found dead in Pattaya home

    A mother and her daughter were found dead in their home in Nong Prue subdistrict, East Pattaya yesterday, July 19. The lifeless bodies of 67 year old Rattanaphan and her 35 year old daughter, Prangnalin were discovered together on a bed in their single-detached house. Police, who cordoned off the scene, uncovered a disturbing array of items on the bedside…

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    TikTok account theft: Popular Pattaya pancake vendor seeks justice

    A popular crispy Tokyo-style pancake vendor in Ko Khram near Pattaya is in distress after discovering that someone close to her has stolen significant amounts of money and her branded handbags. Additionally, her TikTok account, boasting 2.5 million followers, has been sold without her consent. Oranya Aphaiso, known as Olive, reported the incident to the Ko Khram Police Station and…

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    Pattaya’s art explosion: Colourful contest unveils future stars

    Recognising the vital role of promoting cultural growth and conservation, the Pattaya City Cultural Council recently launched the highly anticipated Pattaya City Visual Arts Contest 2024. With the vibrant theme, Pattaya: A Way of Colours, this contest is designed to ignite the creative passions of young and emerging artists from all walks of life. Pattaya City Council President Banlue Kullavanijaya,…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya man dies under suspicious circumstances at restaurant

    A Thai man died in a restaurant in Pattaya under suspicious circumstances, with his family suspecting foul play due to visible injuries on his body. The incident occurred yesterday, July 18, at an Isaan restaurant in the Nongprue sub-district, Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province. Police officers from Bang Lamung Police Station, along with rescue volunteers, responded swiftly to the…

  • Automotive

    The top auto industry leaders gathered in Pattaya for the SMM automotive conference

    The ASEAN Automotive Supply Chain Conference, organised by Shanghai Metal Market, was held at the Hilton Pattaya, Thailand, from June 18 to 19, 2024. The forum, themed Dual Circulation for Global Development, spotlighted the significant transition within China’s automobile industry, focusing on the shift from internal combustion engines to new energy vehicles and the global expansion of its industry chain…

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    Pattaya police crack down on unruly Middle Eastern tourists

    In response to an avalanche of complaints from frustrated locals, Pattaya police have finally taken a stand against the unruly behaviour of Middle Eastern tourists in Soi Yensabai. Following numerous disturbances caused by these tourists riding motorcycles, honking horns, and revving engines, police have established checkpoints at strategic spots along the street. Police officers are now stationed at the entrance,…

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    Pattaya boosts safety with new training for 7-Eleven staff

    Pattaya Tourist Police, in a joint effort with government and private sector partners, recently organised an extensive training programme for guards and employees of 7-Eleven stores. This initiative is designed to bolster safety measures and enhance the overall experience for tourists visiting the popular convenience stores, particularly those situated around Walking Street. Participants in the training programme acquired vital skills…

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    Fin Food Festival brings culinary delights to Pattaya this weekend

    Food enthusiasts in Pattaya have something to look forward to as the Fin Food Festival promises a culinary delight. The event, offering an array of delicious dishes, caters to fans of local Thai flavours and those craving Western cuisine. With bars and nightlife closed for religious activities over the weekend, the festival serves as a perfect alternative for visitors and…

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    Pattaya unites community to tackle drug issues

    Pattaya City held its second Show, Share, Connect event aimed at assessing the drug situation and fostering community unity in tackling drug problems. The event kicked off at 9am on Tuesday, July 16 at the Chumsai Community Office, chaired by Banjong Banthuraprasit, Vice President of Pattaya City Council. Attendees included members of the Pattaya City Mayor’s working group, city council…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya launches training to enhance staff’s document writing skills

    Pattaya City has initiated a new training program designed to improve the skills of its employees in writing official letters and documenting meeting minutes. The project, led by the Deputy Permanent Secretary of Pattaya City, Dr Siwat Boonkerd, aims to ensure that staff members can draft accurate and effective official documents, thus enhancing communication efficiency within the city administration. Head…

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    Civil defence volunteers in Pattaya receive disaster training

    Civil defence volunteers in Pattaya underwent their annual training to enhance their support capabilities during public disasters. The programme commenced at 9.30am on Monday, July 15, in the Thappraya Room at Pattaya City Hall. Theerasak Chatupong, Head of the Pattaya City Permanent Secretary’s Office, led the opening ceremony. Charan Thiammuang, Head of the Maritime Disaster Prevention Department and Acting Director…

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    Pattaya Buddhist Lent celebration with traditional candle procession

    The Nong Manao Community near Pattaya united to celebrate the upcoming Buddhist Lent with a traditional candle procession and offering ceremony. The event took place on Tuesday, July 16 at 9am, involving villagers, teachers, and students from Wat Sukri Bunyaram School in Nong Manao, Village No. 8, Bang Lamung, Chon Buri. The actual dates for Buddhist Lent will take place…

  • Crime News

    15 year old boy arrested after motorcycle theft and crash in Pattaya

    A 15 year old boy has been taken into custody by police after allegedly stealing a motorcycle and causing an accident in Pattaya early yesterday. The incident unfolded at 3.30am in Soi Khao Noi, Nongprue sub-district, Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to discover a Honda Wave 125 motorcycle, driven by the 15 year…

  • Thailand News

    Foreign man found sleeping in monk attire on Pattaya Beach

    Concerned locals and tourists alerted the Pattaya police to the presence of an unidentified foreign man sleeping on Pattaya Beach at around 3.40am today. The man, who was dressed in a monk’s robe and a white shirt, was found lying on the sand. Upon closer inspection, police discovered he was also wearing white pants. When questioned, the man was incoherent,…

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    Fast and furious food delivery rider wrecks Pattaya ATM

    In a shocking act of vandalism caught on camera, a man in a green GrabFood delivery uniform went on a destructive spree, smashing an ATM at a bank in Soi Nern Plub Wan, East Pattaya. The incident, which occurred on Monday, July 15 amid heavy traffic, has left locals stunned and alarmed. Witnesses reported that the rider’s frustration escalated after…

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    Pink motorcycle flasher causes stir in Pattaya

    Residents and visitors in Pattaya were left slack-jawed when a man on a pink Honda Zoomer-X motorcycle dropped his trousers for a full view. The incident, captured on video, ignited both concern and bemused laughter throughout the community. A local 42 year old woman, Am, witnessed the startling incident in Soi Bongkot, South Pattaya on Sunday, July 14. She described…

  • Pattaya News

    Transformer explosion traps tourist in Pattaya condo elevator

    An electrical transformer explosion late last night at 11.30pm caused significant disruption at a luxury condominium in Pattaya. The incident, yesterday, July 16, left a young female foreign tourist trapped inside an elevator for over 20 minutes. The condominium, situated in Soi 16, Na Kluea, Banglamung District, Chon Buri Province, stands eight floors tall. Residents and condo officials quickly mobilised…

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    Iranian man and Thai wife murdered in Pattaya restaurant

    A relative’s dream led to the discovery of the murder of an Iranian man and his Thai wife at their restaurant in Pattaya. The bodies of Mojtaba Ghanbariazad, a 64 year old Iranian, and his Thai wife, Thanaporn Poonprakone, were found in their bedroom on the second floor of their Iranian restaurant today, July 16. Ghanbariazad was lying half-naked in…

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    Pattaya police deny collusion in Chinese tourist extortion scandal

    One of the police officers accused of extorting 700,000 baht from Chinese tourists in Pattaya denied involvement in the act, claiming he was in the car the entire time and did not know what had happened to the foreigners. A dashcam video showed a group of men introducing themselves as police, raiding the car of the Chinese victims and later…

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    Thailand Video News | Kuwaiti street racers cause disturbances in Pattaya, Thaksin Shinawatra to receive certificate of innocence

    In Thailand Video News today, Jay shares the video of noisy Kuwaiti motorcycle racers which has led to Pattaya locals pushing for police to intervene. Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is being officially released with a certificate of innocence after finishing his sentence. A Thai mother has accused a kindergarten teacher of beating her three-year-old daughter and making her…

  • Pattaya News

    Tourists warned of dietary supplement scam ring in Pattaya

    A group of foreign nationals has come under scrutiny in Pattaya, accused by locals of running a scam ring targeting tourists. Operating mainly at the Made in Thailand Night Plaza on Pattaya’s Second Road, the gang is also seen near the Avenue Shopping Mall and on Beach Road, according to local reports. These men, described as possibly Pakistani or Middle…

  • Pattaya News

    Homeless man killed in Pattaya motorcycle accident by teens

    A tragic motorcycle accident occurred near Pattaya yesterday when a homeless man was fatally struck by a motorcycle in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province. The incident took place yesterday, July 14, at approximately 10.50pm. Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the victim, an unidentified homeless man estimated to be between 50 and 60 years old,…

  • Pattaya News

    Speedboat rescues 12 tourists from sinking boat near Pattaya

    A dramatic rescue unfolded between Koh Larn and Pattaya City after the passenger boat Tara Jade experienced a sewage pump failure, causing it to take on water. The boat was carrying 12 Thai passengers—five men and seven women—when the incident occurred. Speedboat operators quickly responded to the emergency, with Ed Chankrajai, the driver of the speedboat Yodtong, leading the rescue.…

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    British tourist crashes into Iranian motorcyclist in Pattaya

    A British tourist reportedly cut off an Iranian motorcyclist on a Pattaya road, leading to minor injuries for the latter. The accident occurred on Thapphraya Road, opposite Rita Resort Residence yesterday. The collision involved a Honda Click125 motorcycle and a red Toyota Yaris sedan. Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan rescuers arrived promptly to find an Iranian man, whose name was withheld, in…

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    Computer technician attacked with key in Pattaya street incident

    A computer repair technician narrowly avoided serious injury after a street altercation in Pattaya on Wednesday, July 10. The incident unfolded around 12.20pm in front of a hardware store on Soi Bunsamphan 9, Nong Prue subdistrict, Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province. The attacker accused the victim of interacting with his wife. Sawang Boriboon rescue workers arrived quickly, finding 23…

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    Kuwaiti love triangle turns into violent brawl in Pattaya

    A dramatic street fight erupted outside a Pattaya hotel, leaving bystanders in shock and fear. The violent altercation, captured on video by onlookers, prompted a swift police search for the assailant. The incident began as bystanders, including 43 year old chicken rice vendor Sompong Ruangkham, recorded the chaotic scene. “At first, we thought it was some big shot showing off.”…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya residents fear serial burglar as police fail to act

    Residents in Pattaya are voicing their frustration and fear over a serial burglar targeting their rental rooms. Yesterday, July 10, reporters received complaints from these residents, who claim that a burglar has consistently broken into their rooms, stealing various belongings. CCTV footage provided by the residents clearly captures the suspect in action. The rental room resident, 43 year old Hathairat…

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    Japanese tourist rampage leaves trail of destruction in Pattaya

    A Japanese tourist, in a fit of rage from an argument, drove his car into a popular Pattaya restaurant, crashing into numerous cars and motorcycles before finally colliding with a tour bus. This incident yesterday, July 10, left him injured and in police custody. Police Lieutenant Colonel Itthiporn Tangchuthaweesap of Pattaya City Police Station reported that they received a distress…

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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…

  • Road deaths

    Motorcyclist dies in Pattaya crash caught on dashcam

    A tragic accident in Pattaya was caught on a car dashcam, showing a motorcyclist cutting off a car before being fatally struck. At 5.06am yesterday, July 9, the Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Rescue Foundation received a report of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Nongprue Railway Road in the Nongprue sub-district, Banglamung district, Chon Buri province. Rescuers rapidly…