Nongprue

  • Tourism

    Pattaya records yet another unwanted suicide statistic

    The popular tourist resort of Pattaya recorded yet another unwanted statistic this morning when a man plunged to his death in what some expats somewhat heartlessly refer to as the “Pattaya Flying Club.” The insensitively named Pattaya Flying Club is the term given to troubled foreigners who commit suicide by throwing themselves off a Pattaya hotel balcony and to their…

  • Pattaya

    A 29 year old man in Pattaya allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death

    A 29 year old man in the eastern suburbs of Pattaya City was admitted to a local medical facility on Sunday night after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death before attempting suicide. At around 11pm on the night of the incident, police and emergency responders found the body of a 39 year old woman on the floor with five…

  • Crime

    2 dogs found dead in Pattaya, owner suspects poisoning

    2 dogs have been discovered dead in Pattaya, a city in Chon Buri. The owner of the dogs suspects they were poisoned. The dogs, a golden Labrador about 8 months old, and a pit bull about 5 months old were found dead in front of a house in Nongprue. Residents discovered the dogs foaming at their mouths and seemingly immobile.…

  • Technology

    Alleged Pattaya gambling operation broken up, 4 arrested

    Pattaya Police raided a suspected gambling operation yesterday afternoon. 4 people were arrested, consisting of 3 suspected gamblers and the homeowner. The Region 2 Police and the Pattaya City Police combined forces to stage their raid on the house in Nong Prue, a town municipality in Pattaya. The Pattaya news says the raid is a result of the police being…

  • Thailand

    Pattaya man dies after receiving beating, attacker says he didn’t mean to kill him

    A man was arrested for allegedly beating a man to death at a house in Pattaya. The suspect claims he didn’t intend to kill the victim. When Nongprue police and local media got to the scene, they discovered the body of 44 year old Run Thongnak with bruises all over the face and body. Run’s girlfriend, identified only as Namtip,…

  • Thailand

    Foreigner killed in Chon Buri car accident, other driver skedaddles

    Last night, an unnamed foreign driver died after his sedan hit what officials believe was a trailer truck in Chon Buri, which sits on the Gulf of Thailand. When police arrived, the other vehicle was no longer present at the scene. Police and emergency responders were alerted to the accident at 10:30 pm at Motorway 7 in Nongprue. When they…

  • Crime

    6 arrested in Pattaya for illegal online gambling operation

    In Pattaya today, 6 people were arrested, accused by the Police Cyber Taskforce of running illegal online gambling websites. The task force raided the Pattaya home yesterday afternoon along with the Pattaya City Police.2 women and 4 men, all Thai nationals, were taken into custody after being found running Baccarat gambling websites from the Baan Suan La La Na house…

  • Weather

    Pattaya fishing boat capsized in storm, 2 crew rescued, 2 missing

    2 members of a fishing boat crew are still missing after a strong storm that capsized their boat off the Pattaya coast. Yesterday morning 2 people on board the boat were rescued after it was flipped in the high waves but confirmed that 2 more crew were aboard the ship and have not been found. The accident took place off…

  • Crime

    Baby’s corpse found at garbage tip in Pattaya

    Pattaya residents made a grisly find today at the Nongprue Municipality tip this morning. Whilst digging for items they could recycle and sell, they discovered the dead body of a baby. Police are now launching an investigation for the individual responsible. Nongprue Police were notified of the discovery of the corpse of the newborn baby at the garbage dump at the…

  • Pattaya

    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,…

  • Dengue Fever

    Chon Buri’s Nongprue joins fight against dengue, chikingunya viruses

    Following the lead of Chon Buri’s Si Racha subdistrict, Pattaya’s Nongprue is rolling out its campaign to contain the spread of the chikungunya and dengue fever viruses after many cases were reported locally and hospital visits increased. Both viruses comes from bites of infected mosquitoes. The Public Health and Environment Division of Nongprue in Banglamung are warning the public to…

  • Pattaya

    Pattaya woman, infant son escape house fire unharmed – VIDEO

    A woman and her son in Pattaya’s Nong Prue district escaped an early morning house fire after the boy cried out and woke up his mum. Firefighters were notified of the blaze at 3am today. Firefighters, emergency responders and reporters arrived at the house which was already engulfed in flames. Bystanders, including the home’s residents, were standing outside in a…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Pattaya students get toilet training

    Students in Pattaya’s’s Nongprue district attended a unique training course this weekend – on how to properly use public toilets in the Covid-19 era. The course took place yesterday at the Wat Suthawas school. Nong Prue municipality teachers led the training, which several dozen students attended. The course focused on keeping proper hygiene as well as 7 steps for proper…