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Holiday Inn Pattaya receives two prestigious awards

Holiday Inn Pattaya receives two prestigious awards

Holiday Inn Pattaya has been recognized as the winner of Guest Review Score Award 2014 by Booking.com. The award is given out to hospitality properties for recognition of their outstanding achievements over the past year. Award winners are assessed by guest reviews on booking.com. This award is presented to the hotel that receives the highest [...]

Bikes donated to the poor

Bikes donated to the poor

At Pattaya City School 2, Chonburi vice governor Chaowalit Saeng-uthai supervised a ceremony in which funds raised from Ramkhamhaeng University Pattaya Chonburi Club’s annual party were used to buy pedal bikes. These were given to poor families whose children had been forced to walk to school. A total of 330 bikes were provided by the [...]

Dirty water complaint heeded

Dirty water complaint heeded

Media reporters assembled at Wongamart beach after hearing that local people were complaining about dirty and smelly water released from a local condominium and causing pollution on the beach. Some tourists also complained that the dirty water could be harmful to their health as the smell was very apparent if they went swimming. Pattaya city [...]

Request to close night club

Request to close night club

Pattaya police have petitioned the Chonburi governor to close temporarily the Skyfall club on Walking Street after a Polish man was hit by security staff with an iron bar. Rafal Ignacy Jakowicki, 54, had a brief fight with club staff before being overwhelmed and taken to hospital. Staff said Jakowicki was apparently drunk and was [...]

British tourist attacked

British tourist attacked

Lee Huntingdon, 35 and from UK, was sent to the Memorial Hospital after he was coshed and punched by strangers in a secluded spot on Soi Buakhao. He was walking alone when three men on motorbikes approached and talked to him briefly before beginning the assault. He was given a brain scan at the hospital [...]

Call centre answers most needs

Call centre answers most needs

At a meeting held in the Amari Pattaya, civic officials reported that City Hall’s emergency call service 1337 has been very successful. A total of 37 agencies had been involved in sorting out people’s problems on a 24/7 basis. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome said that 7,086 issues had been raised in the past year with a [...]

Meeting about Jomtien beach

Meeting about Jomtien beach

The eternal subject of beach erosion was the topic of a public meeting in Jomtien, one of a series being held to find out what people think and want. Several people said the erosion was now so serious on some beach stretches that there was insufficient room for people to relax without getting wet. The [...]

Sawangboriboon receives a motorcycle

Sawangboriboon receives a motorcycle

Local businessman Thanankrit Jirathanasupphakasem handed over a Honda CBR bike worth 65,000 baht to the Naklua-based rescue service Sawangboriboon for use in heavy traffic. Charity vice president Prasit said that traffic gridlocks were now very common in Pattaya and four-wheel vehicles often had trouble in reaching the scene of an accident. The bike would be [...]

Court agrees electronic tags

Court agrees electronic tags

Pattaya court chief justice Apichart Thepnoo has announced that electronic tags on the ankle of some prisoners will be introduced immediately. The categories are some bailed prisoners and some who are allowed to leave prison before the expiry of their sentences. The tags will be useful in detecting if a criminal should venture beyond his [...]

Navy radio station on fire

Navy radio station on fire

Police were notified that a fire had broken out at the Navy Radio Station in South Pattaya. Warawut Pumpuangkaew, a technician aged 25, said he lived there and did not realize the danger until a neighbor told him the building was aflame. The fire brigade was soon on the scene.  Damage was said to be [...]

16 - 31 March 2015

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