The top local stories in Pattaya and Chonburi from the past week: The future of Walking Street, more raids on “restaurants”, crocodile sales increase due to high pork prices

Hello Pattaya News Readers and Supporters!

The following is our weekly feature in which we highlight the top local stories in our area, Pattaya and Chonburi, from the past week. The number of stories differs from week to week.

These are chosen and curated by our editorial team and are designed for our readers to get a quick “catch-up” of important stories they may have missed. We publish many stories daily and it is easy to lose track of important events or changes in our area. We do national recaps in a separate article, this is only the top local stories in our area and province.

They are in no particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing. These are from Sunday, January 16th, 2022, to Saturday, January 22nd, 2022.

Let’s get started and see what the top local stories were!

1.  Pattaya police raid nightclub allegedly illegally open with help of a locksmith

Raids continued for the third week in a row as Pattaya police continued to crack down on entertainment venues breaking the strict 9 PM closure time (Now 11 PM) and rules making all bars, clubs, etc. become temporary restaurants.

Pattaya police raid South Pattaya nightclub with help of locksmith allegedly secretly open and breaking Covid-19 rules, dozens of people detained

Video news: Pattaya police raid South Pattaya nightclub with help of locksmith

2.  Eat crocodile, not pork say local farmers in Chonburi

Hmmmmmmm……What do you think?

Chonburi crocodile farmers encourages consumers to eat crocodile instead of pork and chicken due to rising prices

3.  Tree Town closed for three days, big cleaning due to Covid-19 concerns

This drew a lot of discussion on our social media.

Big cleaning held at Tree Town Market in Pattaya, active Covid-19 case finding continues

4. Pattaya pushing forward with several major Old Town Naklua projects to boost domestic tourism

This project, designed to attract domestic tourism, is popular with our readers.

Pattaya pushing forward with several major Old Town Naklua projects to boost domestic tourism

5.  The future of Walking Street

At least, according to the Pattaya Mayor.

Pattaya Mayor talks about the future of Walking Street

6. The issue with the sidewalks in parts of Pattaya

Another major issue is regularly brought up by readers.

Pattaya Mayor apologizes and explains the problem with the long “under-construction” sidewalks on Central and South Pattaya Roads

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