Cholchan Pattaya Beach Resort ASQ State Quarantine Hospitel

Pattaya ‘Hospitel’ Caught Hiding Infectious Waste in Trash to Avoid High...

A Pattaya resort operating as a “hospital” was caught disguising infectious waste as ordinary garbage in an apparent attempt to avoid paying 16 times...
Thailand Temple Chiang Mai Wat Buddha Buddhist Church

Alms-Starved Thailand Temples Struggling to Keep Lights On

With monks refraining from collecting alms and Buddhist holiday events canceled, Thailand’s temples are having problems keeping the lights on. Sunthon Rattanapirom, dean of monks...
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Gov’t Sending Pattaya Paltry 50K Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Next Week

Thailand, Pattaya hit records for daily cases.
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With Covid-19 Cases Soaring, Pattaya Opens Another ‘Hospitel’

Pattaya has converted another closed hotel into a coronavirus field hospital as the number of cases in the city continues to soar.
Pattaya police early Sunday arrested 29 foreigners and Thai smoking shisha and playing pool at a bar claiming to be a restaurant on Soi 7.

11 Foreigners, 18 Thais Busted Drinking at ‘Closed’ Hookah Bar in...

Pattaya police early today raided an Indian pool bar, arresting 11 foreigners and 18 Thais for drinking and smoking shisha in violation of the...
Oersted Meyer Jensen, who went by the alias John Finn, was captured in a Jan. 22 sting operation at a Starbucks coffee shop at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya by Provincial Police Region 2 and officers from Nong Mak Fai in Sa Kaeo.

Danish Expat Nabbed in Pattaya, Accused of Dealing Drugs for 7...

Regional police arrested a Danish man who allegedly has been selling drugs in Pattaya for a half-dozen years and buying property in the city...
Pattaya, along with Chonburi and four other provinces, is now under hard lockdown, with government permission required to leave the area.

After Waffling, Prayut Locks Down Pattaya, 5 Covid-19 ‘Red Zone’ Provinces

Non-essential interprovincial travel banned; Koh Si Chang closed, U-Tapao airport suspends commercial flights
A view of Pattaya from the city's Pratamnak Hill viewpoint. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Prayut Puts Kibosh on Hard Lockdown for 5 Provinces After Blowhard...

PM, CCSA, NNT all deny travel restrictions for Pattaya, Chonburi, Rayong and other provinces approved
Anon Phuakchaya, 27, lies dead in a Pattaya apartmetn after being stabbed in the chest by his jealous wife. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission)

Knife-Wielding Wife Kills Husband After Finding Him Dead Drunk in Gal...

An invidious Cambodian wife convinced her Thai husband was cheating stabbed him to death when she found him passed out in her best friend’s...
Not learning from last year's mistake, Koh Larn again will close itself off from the world tomorrow. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Koh Larn Closes Pattaya Island Again Despite Nearly Starving By Doing...

Despite nearly starving when they closed themselves off from the world last year, Koh Larn residents again are closing the Pattaya resort island, telling...
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Pattaya Goes into Lockdown Following 108 New Chonburi Covid-19 Cases

Pattaya today went into lockdown following more than 100 new coronavirus cases in Chonburi, with all essential businesses closed and people urged to stay...
Chonburi Closes Bars Cockfighting Massage for Covid

Chonburi Follows Bangkok, Shuts High-Risk Entertainment Spots

Chonburi tonight followed Bangkok’s lead, limiting hours for the city’s tawdry nightlife sector and cockfighting and similar venues for a week over the new...
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Rayong Covid-19 Cases Soar to 85 as Thailand’s 2nd Wave Gains...

CCSA admits new outbreak more serious than spring, cases could reach 10,000
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2 New Coronavirus Clusters Erupt in Rayong, Krabi

At least 46 infected among big bikers meetup, gamblers group

Chonburi Records 1st Coronavirus Case in Van of Illegal Cambodians

Chonburi recorded its first coronavirus case since the Samut Sakhon seafood-market outbreak when police intercepted a van of illegal Cambodian migrant laborers, one of...
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Pattaya Countdown Canceled as Chonburi Bans Large Gatherings

Pattaya on Tuesday confirmed that a Chonburi provincial order banning all large public gathering in the eastern province had forced the cancelation of the...
Bancha Piempongsan, 61, went to police Dec. 4 to register his five winning lottery tickets with the number “100994” following the Dec. 1 draw.

Rayong Man Gets ฿30 Million ‘Gift From Beyond Grave’ in Lottery

On the day Bancha Piempongsan marked 100 days since his 94-year-old father died, he bought six lottery tickets with 94 as the last two...
Tawika Yuthiya , left is reunited with her daughter and mother in Pattaya. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission)

Mentally Impaired Pattaya Bargirl Rescued from ‘Boyfriend’ After Being Held 5...

A mentally impaired Chaiyaphum woman who never should have ended up in a Pattaya bar was rescued from a man who had convinced her...
The body of Yotin Kaewfainok, 39, lay in his driveway after being shot dead by a neighbor over his barking dog. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission.)

Chonburi Couple Shot Dead by Neighbor Over Barking Dogs

A Chonburi man enraged over his neighbors’ barking dogs shot both owners dead, police said. Jirat Wuthimananon, 49, was charged Wednesday with two homicide counts...
Veterinarians hired to treat an injured wild elephant blamed for killing two rubber tappers in Rayong in September ended up killing the animal by allegedly overdosing it with tranquilizers. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission)

Pattaya Vets Blamed for Killing Injured Elephant with Sedative Overdose

Veterinarians hired to treat an injured wild elephant blamed for killing two rubber tappers in Rayong in September ended up killing the animal by...
The body of Michael Giavasis, 25, is examined outside his Pattaya condo after he shot himself following a three-hour police standoff overnight Monday.

American Steals Gun, Shoots Up Pattaya Condo Before Killing Self

An American man is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot after stealing a handgun from a Chonburi shooting range and shooting twice at police. Michael Giavasis,...
A 52-year-old monk was trampled and gored to death by a wild elephant near his monastery in Chonburi in October 2020.

Monk Becomes Latest Victim of Deadly Elephant Attacks in Chonburi

Wild elephants have killed two people in the past week in Chonburi, most recently a monk collecting alms. The gored and trampled body of Suthem...
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Speedometer Stuck on 140 After Bodies Pulled from Pickup Near Pattaya

After Pattaya-area police freed the bodies trapped in the front of what was once a pickup truck, they took a look at the speedometer:...
Pattaya saw a mirror protest to the larger one in Bangkok on Oct. 15. (Photo: Pattaya Mail with permission)

Political Protests Last Thing Battered Pattaya Locals Want to See

Pattaya’s hungry and unemployed still line up daily for food handouts. More businesses are closing by the week. The last thing many in the...
Thailand Sea Bridge Thai Hua Hin Pattaya Sattahip

Broke Thailand Mulls Spending Trillion Baht on Unneeded ‘Bridges to Nowhere’

Government doesn't have cash to pay for rail-crossing signals, but still wants to build sea & land bridges
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