Pattaya Grab driver returns mobile phone to owner spreading holiday cheer


A Grab driver in Pattaya has returned a lost mobile phone to their owner, delivering some holiday cheer this week.

The Grab driver, Mr. Udom Jangae, 39, found the mobile phone before returning it back to their original owner earlier this week.

He told The Pattaya News that “I found the mobile phone while I was driving back from delivering food. The phone had been lying on a Pattaya road.”

“A female student called the mobile phone and I answered. She said it was her father’s phone and he had dropped it by accident and I met her to return the mobile phone back to her.”

The story drew praise on Thai social media with many complimenting the integrity and honesty of the driver.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.