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Sports day for the young

Sports day for the young

Pattaya Education Office hosted a sports day for kindergarten kids which were attended by Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome. Twelve local schools sent their youngest pupils.

More complaints about foreign guides

More complaints about foreign guides

A seminar for tour guides at the A-One The Royal Cruise Hotel Pattaya turned into a grumbling session focused on foreign guides. Foreigners are often employed because of their ability to speak Russian, Chinese or English, but Thai guides at the seminar pointed out that the farang know very little of Thai culture and history [...]

More mangrove seedlings planted

More mangrove seedlings planted

Some 200 soldiers and Banglamung residents planted trees in a mangrove forest in a project organized by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. The project, involving 26,500 rai of forest, seeks to protect the environment and temper winds from the sea.

Lunch for the elderly

Lunch for the elderly

Princess Chulabhorn Walailak authorized Sopha Panich to host a free lunch for 232 pensioners at Ban Banglamung Social Welfare Development Centre for Older Persons. The centre was established in 1968 and has 98 male and 134 female long-term residents. Chamnanwit Terat, Chonburi vice governor, attended the lunch.

Police get ready for AEC

Police get ready for AEC

Senior police from Bangkok organized a meeting at Pattaya police station to give lectures on the implications of the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community which will increase the number of visitors within the 10-country block. Statistics were given on how many foreigners were arrested in Thailand and for which crimes. Common crimes were using fake credit [...]

Drunken woman hurt in accident

Drunken woman hurt in accident

Locals helped rescue the driver of a turned over car on Soi Paniad Chang, Moo 9. The driver, Chutikarn Sudchantuek, 38, appeared to be inebriated; she was taken to Banglamung Hospital for emergency aid. Witnesses said she had been driving too fast and struck a parked pickup truck causing damage to another motorcycle and her [...]

Pattaya City Hospital officially opens

Pattaya City Hospital officially opens

Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and other civic officials attended the official opening of Pattaya City Hospital. There was a seminar to explain the diseases of the bone and joints, especially arthritis. The hospital aims to promote healthy living and environmental cleanliness as well as treating and preventing disease in the human body.

New learning centre

New learning centre

The Father Ray Foundation and Ruamrudee International School raised 115,000 baht to build a new hydroponics greenhouse which will be a learning centre for children about cookery and care of the environment.

Fix it in no time

Fix it in no time

Pattaya Technical College staff and students have established a Fix It Centre where common household devices which are faulty can be made sound once again. Banglamung deputy chief Kritpop Penan said the initiative could save the public a lot of money whilst giving the students a chance to practise their skills.

Fake police collect dues

Fake police collect dues

A bar girl complained to police that several men posing as police officers had been demanding cash from entertainment venues on Walking Street. Legitimate police officers confirmed that the men were fake officers shaking down bars and clubs and threatening violence. Police said they would bolster patrols on and around Walking Street.

1 - 15 July 2015

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