Category archives for: News from around Pattaya

Raimon Land PLC appoints new directors

Raimon Land PLC appoints new directors

The board of directors of Raimon Land Public Company Limited announced the appointments of Dr. Siri Ganjarerndee as an independent director and a member of the Audit Committee and Sataporn Amornvorapak as executive director and chief financial officer of the company.
Dr. Siri has had a very distinguished professional and academic career. Presently, he is an [...]

Centara wins five Smart Travel Asia awards

Centara wins five Smart Travel Asia awards

Thailand’s Centara Hotels & Resorts has won five awards in the Smart Travel Asia Best in Travel Poll 2014, conducted by the region’s dedicated online magazine for frequent flyers. The open poll ran for three months, May-July, and is based on findings from travellers who undertake at least 12 air trips each year.
Vijay Verghese, editor [...]

Indian ambassador visits Pattaya City

Indian ambassador visits Pattaya City

His Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla (3rd right), Indian Ambassador to Thailand, made a visit to Pattaya to meet with Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and Pattaya Tourist Police Superintendent Lieutenant Colonel Aroon Promphan and to familiarize himself with the city which is now attracting hundreds of thousands of Indian tourists every year. Recently, an honorary consulate was [...]

GrabTaxi launches beta trial in Pattaya

GrabTaxi launches beta trial in Pattaya

GrabTaxi,  Southeast Asia’s largest taxi-booking mobile app, recently launched its beta trial in Pattaya, after its success in Bangkok. Pictured at the launch event at Ocean Marina Yacht Club are, from left to right,  Auttapon Thaweesuntorn, assistant director of Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya office, Piyapat Vongdoiwang, assistant director of Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya’s [...]

For Americans only…

For Americans only…

If your US passport is running out of time or blank pages, U.S. embassy staff will be at the Dusit Thani Pattaya next week to help you out.
The Consular Section outreach visit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 8 allows US citizens to begin the process of renewing passports (3,630 baht), replacing lost [...]

Prostitute threatened by customer

Prostitute threatened by customer

A woman asked for police assistance at a gas station in North Pattaya after she escaped from a dangerous situation in a van. Noi (an alias) told investigators she had met a customer in South Pattaya and had got into his vehicle where a second man was lurking. She was forced under duress to hand [...]

A beggar is a chooser

A beggar is a chooser

A German man who has been beginning on Pattaya streets has actually been spending the donated cash in nightclubs. An association devoted to helping destitute Germans took him to a hotel and contacted the man’s embassy. But local media discovered that the man was drunk several times and even paying for staff drinks in go-go [...]

Retiring officials say goodbye

Retiring officials say goodbye

Pattaya City School Number 7 held a farewell party for Jintana Maensurin, director of the Pattaya Education Office, and two teachers who were retiring after many years of service. Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome handed certificates and gifts to the trio of worthies.

Mystery suicide in hotel

Mystery suicide in hotel

Police are still investigating the death of German national Peter Hans-Jurgen Stockmar, 70, who was found dead on his bed with knife wounds at a guest house on Central Pattaya Road. Investigators are satisfied this is a case of suicide as the man had cut wrists and there was no evidence of a struggle or [...]

Short circuit kills technician

Short circuit kills technician

A tragedy occurred at a repair shop after a staff member accidentally touched a live wire which resulted in a massive electric shock. Sanga Kulmuanoi, 38, was dead on arrival at hospital. Colleagues said that Sanga was a competent official and that the whole matter was a very unfortunate accident.

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