British consuls Michael Hancock (3rd left) and Bert Elson (2nd right) along with other embassy officers visited Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome to discuss the assistance available to tourists, especially arising from natural disasters and accidents.
Father Ray Foundation’s vice president Fr Picharn Jaiseri announced that the total value of donations collected from the SOS Rice Campaign topped 1.3 million baht. Many of the donations were handed in at stalls in supermarkets and malls. In addition to rice, sugar and cooking oil were also collected for the children and students under [...]
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) hosted a tennis clinic in Pattaya to kick off the Junior Road to Singapore. WTA Finals Tournament Director Melissa Pine along with Thailand’s 2014 Future Stars representatives Manita Bootsarakimvisit and Thasaporn Naklo were on hand to run a clinic for 16 children. Eighteen markets across Asia-Pacific have been invited to [...]
The Royal Garden Plaza hosted a Big Cleaning Day (Together with Love) to encourage both locals and tourists to help keep the city clean by not littering the streets or creating environmental pollution. The mall’s general manager Lalita Wimonphun said the event was designed to improve public awareness of the need to give the resort [...]
Sanitation officer Wiranyada Chareewan gave a lecture at Rai Wanasin Market informing vendors about the Ministry of Public Health’s policy on keeping the market clean. It was noted that the market needs an upgrade to meet the ministry’s standards and policy on food safety, which includes cleanliness, food safety and consumer protection, and environmental protection.
Payao’s Vice Governor Suwicha Kaewmanee presided the opening of Amazing Payao at The Avenue Pattaya on Second Road. The event was held to promote the province’s tourism and products in the Eastern Seaboard.
A seminar was held at Pattaya City Hospital to encourage the local population to adopt a healthy lifestyle including regular exercise and a sensible diet. About 100 people attended the lecture and discussion hosted by Dr Kanthipat Jaisut who also distributed brochures outlining the strategies needed for a long and happy mortal exercise without cigarettes [...]
Thai and American forces cooperated on a project related to biochemical and nuclear war as part of the annual military simulation exercises held near Sattahip. Over a hundred soldiers joined an exercise to test readiness to deal with poisonous fallout after an attack. The project was led by Captain Tewan Sujaritwongsanon as head of the [...]
Two French nationals have been arrested for selling fake Adidas and Nike clothing, mostly of famous football teams. Simon Olivier Guigui, 30, and Levon Morgan Akchehirlian, also 30, lived in an expensive condominium at Pratumnak Hill and organized a worldwide website service from there. They bought the clothing from a Thai middleman and sent many [...]
Two transvestite thieves denied stealing a Russian tourist’s gold necklace on Walking Street, but police say they have evidence to convict. The tourist also identified the alleged culprits from photos shown to him by investigators. He said he was walking in the street when a group of cross-dressers approached and made a lewd suggestion. During [...]