The following is our regular feature in which we cover the top five local stories in the Pattaya area as chosen by our editorial team for our readers over the past week.
This edition covers December 6th-December 13th, 2020. The stories are in no particular rank of importance but were chosen specifically for our local readers to be able to see “at a glance” what is happening in our area and what they might have missed over the past week. As we publish up to twenty stories (or more!) a day it is important to be able to see what is happening and catch up.
1. Local elections are coming on December 20th, get ready for an alcohol sales ban
Although our foreign readers cannot vote, they WILL be affected by the upcoming Chonburi elections set for December 20th. Per Thai Law, alcohol sales are banned during an election, which includes the night before. Here are the details:
2. Pattaya Music Festival a success, here is a special story from the event
We had a lot of coverage of the Pattaya Music Festival but here is a “feelgood” story from the event.
3. Pattaya has officially kicked off “High Season” with the Thai Tourism Authority
Although due to borders being closed for Covid-19 without a series of hoops, quarantine and paperwork for foreign tourists this year’s high season will be different, Pattaya is still focusing heavily on events and attracting domestic tourists. With major events set for both the end of this year and early next, the plan to use events to drive traffic appears to have worked well so far and will continue.
4. Rotary Club of Pattaya inducts thirty new members
A major event for Pattaya and building a stronger community.
5. Major refurbishment plan for Naklua
A major plan to remodel and build a traditional fishing village in old town Naklua is coming…
That is all for this week, thank you for your support and thank you for reading The Pattaya News.