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  • Thailand News

    Thai man’s drunken rampage in Na Jomtien terrorises family

    A 36 year old Thai man was apprehended by police on Sunday in Na Jomtien, Sattahip, after allegedly attacking his parents in a drunken rage. Police were summoned to the Eua Arthorn Na Jomtien housing community following reports of domestic violence. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect, identified as Nattawut, aggressively threatening his mother with a small cutting tool on the…

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    Inferno erupts at Pattaya luxury clubhouse

    A luxury clubhouse in the prestigious Nusa Chivani Pattaya Village of Na Jomtien was devastated by a ferocious fire yesterday. The blaze, which ignited on the second floor, rapidly consumed the entire two-story building, fuelled by a stash of documents and bed sets. Thick plumes of smoke filled the sky, visible for miles around, as the inferno raged. Local firefighters from surrounding…

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    Thai stylist’s hair-raising encounter with furious Russian man

    A Russian man shaved part of his barber’s hair after not getting his desired haircut in Jomtien, Pattaya on January 25. The hairdresser, 32 year old Supachai Maneecharoen found himself in a hair-raising predicament during a routine trim last month. The scissor showdown unfolded as the language barrier led to this salon drama. Amidst snips and clips, a Russian man,…

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    Violent attack on Cambodian man in Chon Buri’s Jomtien Complex

    In a harrowing incident that unfolded near the Jomtien Complex condominium, a 21 year old Cambodian man became the victim of a brutal assault outside a local bar. Pattaya police and Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation volunteers rushed to the scene on the night of January 23. Upon arrival, authorities discovered the Cambodian national, Thep Song, with a swollen and bruised…

  • Pattaya News

    Third foreigner this week dies from building fall in Pattaya

    Less than one week after a 72 year old foreigner fell to his death from a popular unnamed Pattaya condo building, a second similar incident occurred. This time, a 64 year old Norwegian man believed to be an expat was found dead after his fall last night from his 5th-floor condominium in Jomtien. Once again, there was no immediate sign…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya restaurant busted selling alcohol, 15 arrested

    15 people were arrested at a restaurant in Bang Lamung, accused of drinking illegally in violation of Covid-19 restrictions in Pattaya. Last night, Pattaya City Police raided an unnamed restaurant in Jomtien that was suspected of selling alcohol. Officers arrived at the restaurant early in the evening to discover 9 foreigners and 5 Thai nationals plus the person running the…

  • Pattaya News

    Nong Pong, a new lagoon park nearing completion in Pattaya

    Project developers have announced that they are nearly finished building Nong Pong, a large new public park on Jomtien Second Road in the Pattaya area. The park began construction last May with an original completion date of August which the construction crew says should be met without a problem. The Pattaya park features a large lagoon creating beautiful scenery and…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Pattaya water drainage system construction completed

    A major water drainage system construction project in Jomtien has been completed on schedule according to Pattaya City officials. The construction was needed to resolve frequent problems in the area with flooding by adding more water drainage pipes to the ocean while also widening the pipes already in place in the area. The project covered a lower area in town,…

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    Thailand News Today | Thai official positive, Head-butt latest, protest letters | November 10

    Thailand News Today for the second day of the week. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel, like and comment on the program. Diplomat in Thailand tests positive for Covid-19 after contact with Hungarian foreign minister A Hungarian diplomat who lives in Thailand has recently tested positive for Covid-19 in an apparent local transmission. The 53 year old diplomat had been…

  • Thailand Protest News

    52 year old Russian head-butted by Thai protest leader in Pattaya

    A small protest gathering in Pattaya’s Jomtien Beach last night turned ugly when one of the protest leaders targeted and assaulted a 52 year old Russian expat who was watching on with his 10 year old daughter and Thai wife. The tall Thai man in the floral shirt, named as Narathiwat “Kane” Khamma, became agitated and started yelling obscenities at…

  • Pattaya News

    Norwegian man found dead in Jomtien condo pool

    A Norwegian man apparently drowned at a pool in a condominium in Pattaya’s Jomtien district yesterday. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident at 5pm. The name of the victim and condo are being withheld pending an investigation and notification of the man’s family and the Norwegian embassy. Police, reporters and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find…

  • Pattaya News

    Officials confirm billion baht make-over for Pattaya’s Jomtien beach

    Thailand’s Marine Department has confirmed a 1.1 billion baht project to widen Jomtien beach in Pattaya after years of sand erosion at the tourist favourite. Officials say they plan to widen 7 kilometres of the beach to a width of between 35 and 50 metres in a project that will consist of 2 stages. The first stage will involve transporting…

  • Pattaya News

    Chinese tourist injured after falling off baht bus in Pattaya

    A Chinese tourist, allegedly “showing off” according to his travel companions, was seriously injured after falling off the back of a baht bus in Pattaya. 27 year old Chinese visitor Katak Ho ended up with major head injuries at 4am on Monday after catching the baht bus along Thappraya Road, heading to Jomtien Beach. The baht bus driver fled the scene…

  • Pattaya News

    Russian boxer dies after falling from hotel balcony in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: รักสยาม นิวส์ A 35 year old Russian was found dead around 6.30am yesterday in a pool of blood with serious head, arm and leg injuries after falling from a condo balcony in Pattaya. Ruk Siam News reports that Pattaya police and emergency responders headed to Building B of the Sea Breeze Jomtien Resort after receiving reports that the man…

  • Pattaya News

    Public toilets going underground in Pattaya

    PHOTO: Bangkok.com Plans are afoot to build new public toilets underground on Pattaya beaches, according to a report in The Pattaya News. Deputy Mayor Pattana Boonsawad says 4 underground facilities will be built along Pattaya Beach Road initially, with additional amenities being opened on Jomtien and Dongtan beaches. It’s understood the washrooms need to be built below street level to…

  • Pattaya News

    Canadian nuisance arrested in Pattaya for harassing people with his jet ski

    PHOTOS: Sanook.com Police were first notified about a foreign man “harassing” boats in off the Pattaya coast driving a Jet Ski. According to reports from some of the people affected, the man was cutting off other boats causing “dangerous risk” and he was also climbing into random tourist boats in the area. The man then drove his jet ski into…

  • Pattaya News

    The really, really crazy solution for Pattaya’s sewage and wastewater problem

    PHOTO: Manager Online We kid you not. THIS is the solution to the torrents of black sewage and untreated wastewater gushing into Pattaya’s Jomtien Beach’s coastline over the weekend. The sight of sandbags jammed into the gushing ocean outlet takes ‘TIT’ to a whole new level. Read the story and check out the video HERE. The picture on the Manager…

  • Pattaya News

    German 78 year old drowns at Jomtien Beach in Pattaya

    PHOTO: YouTube Emergency responders have been called to Jomtien beach in Pattaya’s south yesterday after a German tourist was reported in difficulty whilst swimming. There were many tourists on the beach at the time. Members of the local rescue foundation, Sawang Boriboon attempted CPR on 78 year old Klaus Heinz Trappiel but were unable to revive him. The man died at…

  • Pattaya News

    Dead Canadian found on yacht at Ocean Marina Yacht Club

    A Canadian tourist has been found dead on his yacht at a marina in Chon Buri’s Sattahip, south of Pattaya, early today. The Na Jomtien police were informed at 2.30am that 61 year old Tourville Gilbert had died on his yacht that was docked at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Tambon Na Jomtien. A doctor has determined that he…

  • Pattaya News

    20 Chinese arrested over betting and investment web-scams

    Twenty Chinese citizens have been arrested in separate raids in Pattaya and charged with operating websites designed to deceive fellow Chinese. The Chon Buri police chief Maj Gen Nanthachart Supamongkol and Pattaya’s Pol Col Chitdecha Songhong announced the results of the raids yesterday (Tuesday). In the first raid, six Chinese men were arrested at a house on Soi Khao Talo…