Bizarre Bridge Games

In a unique case, Pattaya bridge club founded in 1994 was raided on February 3 and all 30 members playing there were arrested for gambling. The raid on rented premises on Thappraya Road, Pattaya, was not …

Driverless cars in Thailand?

Imagine you are the sole passenger in a sleek electric convertible as it speeds along Pattaya’s Sukhumvit Highway. Relaxing in the front seat, you flick through your emails on your mobile phone, sip a glass …

Dire farang health warnings

Several embassies, notably from Western Europe, are alerting their nationals to the dangers of visiting or residing in Thailand without adequate health cover. The warnings follow a number of cases in which foreigners needed expensive …

New visa rules 2016

Over the past few weeks, a number of changes to the visa system for Thailand have been announced. Pattaya Today, with the help of visa specialist Jessataporn “Chang” Sriboo, offers a summary of how farang …
U-Tapao airport’s expansion underway

U-Tapao: profitable or not?

The new director of U-Tapao airport says that the facility, in process of being dramatically expanded, will be run as a public service entity rather than a facility based on cash surpluses. Rear Admiral Worapol …

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