Banglamung

  • Thailand News

    Thief caught on CCTV in mobile shop caused 70000 baht loss

    A relaxed criminal was caught on CCTV at a mobile phone shop, casually breaking in to steal property before settling down for a nap. The thief raided a fridge for a drink, rifling through assets, and then resting before leaving the scene on December 21. The crime, which took place at NP Mobile Service shop in Bang Lamung District, Chon…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri: Motorbike rider meets tragic end in crash with parked lorry in Bang Lamung

    A motorbike rider crashed into the rear of a parked 18-wheel lorry which proved to be fatal in Bang Lamung, Chon Buri yesterday, December 2, at 12.16am. The incident took place on the Pattaya-Rayong bypass road, and the Nong Prue police were immediately alerted. Upon receiving the distress call, Pattaya rescue teams were promptly dispatched to the scene. The grim sight…

  • Thailand News

    GPS mishap: Woman drives into ditch in Banglamung

    A woman unfamiliar with her route plunged her car into a ditch while following GPS directions to visit a friend in Banglamung, Chon Buri. Rescue officials rushed to the scene following the GPS mishap, which occurred around 2.30am today. The distress call was received by the Pattaya City Bright Prosperity Rescue Centre, reporting a car accident with injuries near Nong…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri: Huge haul of undisclosed animal carcasses seized by Livestock Department

    The quiet humdrum of Pattaya was broken yesterday by a significant operation led by the Chon Buri Department of Livestock. The team, under the guidance of Police Colonel Chakkraphong Panmongkol, unearthed a staggering 5,100 kilogrammes of undisclosed animal carcasses in the Pong locale of Chon Buri‘s Banglamung district. Acting on a tip-off that hinted at unauthorised activities in the region,…

  • Crime News

    Shooter in Pattaya turns himself in after shooting at man in car

    After shooting up a car where a man was waiting for his girlfriend in Pattaya, the shooter has now turned himself in at the Bang Lamung Police Station. The 38 year old man told police that the hail of bullets that he showered the car with was in response to a personal dispute and initially confessed to the crime. The…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya karaoke bar closed after social media exposes sex services

    Widespread prostitution may well be Thailand’s worst kept secret, with sex services being covertly offered in a variety of venues across the country such as bars, clubs, and massage shops. But a karaoke shop in Pattaya has temporarily shut down after social media post outed the well-known sex for sale secret. Though the official name of the venue was not…

  • Expats

    Pattaya shop reports old foreign man dies during massage

    While receiving a massage at a shop in the Pattaya area, an older foreign man died midway through. The incident took place yesterday in Bang Lamung at a massage shop in the late afternoon, and emergency responders were notified of an unidentified foreigner, believed to be an expat around the age of 70, who had passed away in the middle…

  • Covid-19 News

    Warning to Covid-19 test for Korean restaurant in Pattaya area

    A new warning has gone out urging everyone who has recently been to a Korean restaurant in the Bang Lamung area of Pattaya to get tested for Covid-19. The Chon Buri Public Health Office put out an announcement yesterday telling everyone who had visited or eaten at Doriwon Restaurant, located in Nong Prue on Pattaya Second Road, to get an…

  • Pattaya News

    40 year old arrested for sexually harassing 12 year old girl

    In Bang Lamung, a 40 year old man identified as Mr Fai was arrested, accused of sexually harassing a 12 year old girl after breaking into her house. The Nong Prue Police received notice of the break-in that took place on Wednesday in the Pong sub-district. The father of the 12 year old girl called the police after catching the…

  • Crime News

    50 year old man arrested accused of sexual abuse of 9 year old girl

    Accused of sexually abusing a 9 year old girl, police in Bang Lamung arrested a 50 year old man working at a wood factory. The Huayyai Police responded to a complaint in the Pattaya area from a man and his 9 year old niece alleging the sexual abuse on Tuesday. The man reported to police that, in speaking with the…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri Police arrest 30 people in luxury resort gambling raid

    A luxury resort hosting an alleged gambling den was raided by Chon Buri police with 30 suspected gamblers taken into custody. Chon Buri police raided the resort in Takean Tia sub-district of Bang Lamung yesterday afternoon. Police reported confiscating various gambling paraphernalia and cash in the raid. The raid stretched for over 5 hours with the police arriving around 3…

  • Road deaths

    Motorbike accident kills 26 year old woman near Pattaya

    A 26 year old woman from Chiang Rai died in an accident when her motorbike crashed into a power pole in Bang Lamung late Monday night. The Nongyai Police received word of the accident at around 10:45 in the evening. They arrived along with emergency responders at the crash site at Soi Chaiyapruek 1 in Huayyai. The woman was found…

  • Covid-19 News

    Pattaya sandwich maker gives out food and face masks to needy in Banglamung

    A Pattaya sandwich maker is giving back to the community by donating more than 500 sets of food and face masks to the needy in Banglamung district. The business operator prioritised giving the packages to medical staffers first, then to migrant communities and others in need. 29 year old Kanjana Wongsin and her friends handed out juice, food, and face…

  • World News

    Double truck driver bust yields 2.2 million meth pills, 165 grams of marijuana

    Two truck drivers were arrested in a massive double bust where police seized a total of 2.2 million methamphetamine pills and 165 grams of dried marijuana. One truck full of meth was caught in the Nong Khai province on the Laos border, while the other driver was apprehended in Chon Buri province. Banglamung Police announced the arrest yesterday while working…

  • Hot News

    Killer pit bull attends victim’s funeral to apologise

    An unexpected guest was seen yesterday at the Bang Lamung, Pattaya funeral of the victim of a pit bull attack. Giant, the guilty dog, was brought to apologise by his new owner. The Thaiger has been following the tragic story of the 55 year old man who was sleeping next to his pet pit bull when his son witnessed the…

  • Hot News

    UPDATE: Owner attacked by pit bull dies of injuries

    The owner, attacked by his pet pit bull in the Pattaya suburb of Bang Lamung yesterday, has died of the injuries sustained in the attack. The horrific incident which occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning had shocked the family, who had raised the now 2 year old dog Giant since he was only 3 months old. Wisit Sanguan,…

  • Hot News

    Pattaya area man severely injured after pet pit bull attacked

    A Pattaya area man sustained severe injuries when his pet pit bull attacked him in the early hours of the morning. The incident took place in Bang Lamung with authorities being called to the scene near Soi Bang Lamung Temple. The victim, 56 year old Wisit Sanguan, had been bitten by his own pet dog and was bleeding profusely from…

  • Covid-19 News

    Bang Lamung Hospital is full, province using field hospitals and ASQ hotels

    A spokesperson from the Bang Lamung Hospital in Pattaya says that all the beds put aside for Covid patients are now full and doctors are now having to refer newly infected people to Sattahip where the Navy have set up a field hospital. They’re also referring some patients to ASQ hotels. The hospital said they had put aside 30 ward…

  • Pattaya News

    19 year old killed in motorbike street race accident in Chon Buri

    A 19 year old was killed in a street race accident after he crashed his motorbike into a trailer truck early this morning in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district. Around 3 am this morning, a crowd of teenagers were lined up at the side of Highway 36 in the Nong Plalai subdistrict to watch the Jeerapat Nongyai race another motorbike rider.…

  • Covid-19 News

    What’s closed in Bangkok? Decision on restaurants today.

    Here’s the full list of closures from the BMA that went into effect at midnight last night in the city of Bangkok. The Bangkok Metropolitan Organisation has closed “high risk’ venues around Bangkok.(Pattaya/Banglamung list of restrictions and closures below) Entertainment venues, water parks, amusement parks, playgrounds, floating markets, flea markets, snooker and billiards clubs, arcade game premises, games shops, Internet…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri bar raided for violating Covid-19 restrictions

    Police have raided a bar in the Banglamung district of Chon Buri after it was found to have violated a closure order currently in place to curtail the spread of Covid-19. The eastern province now has over 211 active cases of the virus. Earlier this week, the Chon Buri governor introduced strict restrictions in Banglamung and Pattaya in an effort…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya and Banglamung “highly controlled,” non-essential businesses shutdown

    Pattaya and Banglamung are now classified as “highly controlled” areas with an emergency order shutting down bars, parks, schools and non-essential businesses after rise in Covid-19 cases. The emergency order was just released this morning by Chon Buri governor Phakarathorn Tienchai. The order is in place until further notice. There are no set curfews, checkpoints or travel restrictions, but the…

  • Pattaya News

    Drunk besties turn on each other and sustain injuries in knife fight

    A pair of so-called drunk besties, in the Banglamung district of Chon Buri province, apparently turned on each other after midnight yesterday, with both sustaining knife injuries after an altercation. Rescue workers arrived at a rental room in Khao Maikaew to find the 2 injured men. 48 year old Chaiyaphon Kannarat and 42 year old Apinan Kongprem were taken to…

  • Pattaya News

    Cement truck driver blames brake failure after vehicle overturns

    A driver was able to escape serious injuries after the cement truck he was driving flipped over in Banglamung yesterday morning. The driver has blamed brake failure for the incident. Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Saturday morning at 10am in Baan Ton Krarok. Police arrived to find the overturned cement truck on the road. The 61 year old sustained…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya security guard arrested for indecent exposure in front of school

    A security guard has been arrested for public indecency after exposing himself and masturbating in front of teachers and students at a school in Pattaya. The Pattaya News reports that 29 year old Marut Ruchiwong is accused of carrying out the acts at the gate of Wat Sukree Bunyaram School, in the district of Banglamung. It’s understood Marut drove his…

  • Pattaya News

    Royalists gather in Chon Buri to support the Thai Monarchy amid anti-government protests

    While pro-democracy protesters have been gathering nationwide over the past week, especially in their cat-and-mouse “pop up” protests around the capital, calling on an end to the military-run government and pushing the Thai PM to resign, royal supporters gathered at Chon Buri’s Banglamung District Office to show their support for Thailand and the Thai Monarchy. They say they welcome discussion…

  • Pattaya News

    Police search for suspect after man shot, critically injured near Chon Buri shipyard

    Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a 37 year old man near a shipyard in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district. Son Kuengsamrong was found lying on the ground with a bullet wound just below his rib cage. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. A truck driver passing by yesterday afternoon noticed Son lying…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Pattaya mopping up after flooding and erosion from heavy rains

    Pattaya and Banglamung have been suffering from flooding and erosion after heavy rains battered the beaches and roads earlier this morning. Water levels on some roads reportedly measured from 10 to 80 centimetres high. Huge amounts of storm water of water have been running through to Pattaya’s beach and into the ocean. Parts of the beaches, some recently reclaimed and…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri crane truck pulls down over a dozen power poles

    A transfer truck moving a crane got stuck on a power line and brought down down more than a dozen power poles in the eastern province of Chon Buri’s Banglamung district yesterday. It happened in the late afternoon on Banglamung Road near Soi 13 and Soi Sri Suwit. The downed power poles blocked the road and required electric and communication…

  • Crime News

    3 Chinese men arrested in Chon Buri operating porn, gambling site

    3 Chinese men have been arrested for illegal entry, living in Thailand without a visa and allegedly operating a pornography and gambling website. The Immigration Bureau began an investigation after a tip from locals that some Chinese men had illegally entered the country 8 months ago and were working illegally Chon Buri’s Bang Lamung District. The arrest was at their…

  • Pattaya News

    3 injured in Chon Buri motorcycle incident

    A motorbike crash in the Nongprue area of Chon Buri’s Banglamung district has left 3 people injured, according to police. Nongprue police were notified of the incident, at an intersection near Soi Khao Talo, at 3am. Police, emergency responders and reporters went to the scene and found 2 damaged motorbikes. 3 people had sustained injuries; 29 year old Anatita Pimsri,…

  • Crime News

    Koh Samet park official allegedly attacked “for no reason” in Chon Buri

    A national park officer has suffered head injuries after he was allegedly attacked last night by a group of teenagers in Chon Buri. He told Banglamung police there was no apparent reason for the assault. Police were notified of the incident,at a house in Baan Phuthai, at around 10:30pm. Police, emergency responders and reporters arrived to find Phonsuwan Arunsri, a…

  • Crime News

    Busy motorbike thieves nabbed in Chon Buri

    Police in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district have arrested 2 prolific motorbike thieves. Officers of Police Region 2 announced that 2 suspects, identified as 31 year old Eakkachai ‘Ton’ Jantamoon and 34 year old Manas ‘Dam’ Saeueang, were arrested at a room in Soi Sukhumwit 31. Officers seized 8 vehicles in total. The pair have been charged with multiple counts of…

  • Pattaya News

    Russian woman allegedly kills own baby and survives suicide jump

    A Russian woman has survived an apparent suicide attempt in which she jumped from a third floor balcony in Pattaya after allegedly murdering her one year old daughter. The 31 year old, named as Anna Efimova, sustained only minor injuries in the fall. The Pattaya News reports that she is undergoing treatment at a local hospital, after which she will…

  • Pattaya News

    Injured adventure cyclist rescued in Chon Buri forest – VIDEO

    An off-road adventure bicyclist was rescued after a bicycle accident in a forest in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district yesterday. Rescue workers were notified of the accident at 10am in a forest near the Khao Maikaew area. Rescue workers had to hike 2 kilometres from the nearest road into the forest to find the injured cyclist, 31 year old Thanachai Poecharoen.…

  • Phuket News

    Police arrest 21 curfew violators in Phuket, and raid a party in Pattaya

    Police in the southern island province of Phuket arrested 21 people last night for violating the national curfew imposed to fight the spread of Covid-19. Teams of officials and volunteers conducting night patrols across the province from 11pm to 4am and found 21 people out during the period without authorisation or justifiable reason. One of them was found possessing some…

  • Crime News

    Chon Buri pedestrian dies in hit-and-run incident

    A hit-and-run incident early this morning has left an unidentified male pedestrian, believed to be Thai, dead in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district. Police were notified of the incident at around 12:30am Authorities, emergency responders and The Pattaya News rushed to the scene to find the body of a man, believed to be Thai, estimated to be 35 -40 years old,…