Coronavirus

12 Pattaya bar owners arrested for violating Covid rule

  A RAID mounted by Chonburi and Pattaya police last night (Jan. 12) led to the arrest of 12 bar owners for staying open after 9 p.m. in violation of Covid control orders with many Thai and foreign customers found to be having fun drinking at these watering holes without any concern about the pandemic,

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Coronavirus

Pattaya music festival revellers told to quickly get tested for Covid

  CHONBURI PROVINCIAL Public Health Office issued an urgent announcement on its Facebook page today (Nov.25) calling on people who attended the Pattaya Music Festival on Nov. 12-13 but were grouped together outside the event area to quickly undergo an antigen test for Covid-19 infection, Sanook.com said. The health office said many people outside the

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Local news

Neighbours shocked to see foreigner hanged at balcony

PANICK spread throughout an alley in Pattaya yesterday afternoon (July 22) after the hanged body of a foreigner was clearly seen dangling out on the balcony of his second floor apartment, Sanook.com reported this morning. Pol.Lt.Col. Natthawat Ploenchit, head of investigation at Pattaya City police station, rushed to the four-storey apartment building in Soi Photisan

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Local news

Chinese gamblers nabbed in Pattaya raid

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NINE CHINESE nationals were arrested on emergency rule-breaking and gambling charges in Pattaya last night, police said. The police raided a house in Jomtien area of the beach resort city and rounded up the poker-playing Chinese males, aged between 30 and 42 years. The Chinese nationals were charged with breaking emergency

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Life

Pattaya beach booze ban still in place

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NO PEOPLE ARE AS YET allowed to drink alcoholic beverages on the beaches of Pattaya under anti-pandemic measures, confirmed a city official today (June 22.2020). Noppradol Viravat, deputy chief of Pattaya City’s Cleanliness and Orderliness Department, confirmed no tourists or local villagers are currently allowed to drink on the beaches of

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