Pattaya, Thailand’s biggest and most-read stories from the last week: Walking street bans vehicle traffic at night, Tourists returning but so are traffic problems, and more

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, April 24th, 2022, to Saturday, April 30th, 2022.

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

1.  Unidentified foreign man found deceased in a rental room in Central Pattaya.

Rest in peace.

Unidentified foreign man found dead in rental room in Central Pattaya yesterday evening, cause under investigation

2.  Handicapped lottery seller brutally assaulted and robbed in Pattaya

This crime even shocked veteran law enforcement. Luckily, a suspect was quickly caught and admitted to the crime, even saying he chose the wheelchair-bound vendor because he was an easy target.

Handicapped lottery seller in a wheelchair brutally assaulted and robbed in Pattaya

UPDATE: Suspect arrested after robbing a disabled, wheelchair-bound, lottery seller in Pattaya

3. UPDATE: Investigation continues in the hunt to arrest suspects in Harley -Davidson Pattaya dealership shooting, transnational units involved say police

As of press time, no suspects have been arrested yet.

UPDATE: Investigation continues in hunt to arrest suspects in Harley -Davidson Pattaya dealership shooting, transnational units involved say police

Video news: Pattaya police continue to investigate two shootings they believe are connected

4. Walking Street, once again, becomes a walking-only street at night.

Goodbye overnight vehicle traffic as more tourists return and hours are extended for entertainment venues that are currently converted restaurants.

Walking Street to close to vehicle traffic overnight again as visitors increase

Pattaya Walking Street closes to vehicle traffic nightly, police and volunteers return to ensure safety

5. Pattaya and Na Jomtien police tackle traffic problems in Soi Buakhao and the new extended Jomtien Beach

As tourists return, so do the pain points of traffic.

Na Jomtien police reorganize and move street vendor’s stalls off parking areas of expanded Na Jomtien Beach

Pattaya police resolve to fix traffic problems in Soi Buakhao

Video: Na Jomtien police reorganize and move street vendor’s stalls off parking areas of expanded Na Jomtien Beach

That is all for this week, as always thanks for your support!

 

 

 

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