Greetings to all our readers and supporters!
We have gathered here our top LOCAL stories that happened in ourÂ areas, Pattaya and Chonburi, in the last week from Monday, August 15th, 2022, to Sunday, August 21st, 2022.
The stories are chosen by our editorial team and are not in a particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing.
Letâs take a look at what you might have missed!
1. 60-year-old Swedish man in Pattaya allegedly stabs one Thai man, injures another, and flees over a reported domestic dispute with his boyfriend
2. Somyot, accused as the main owner of Mountain B club where a fatal fire killed 19 people, vows to âfight for his childâ and provide significant financial compensation to victims
The number of fatalities rose 20 over the past weekend, sadly, when a 50-year-old man succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital.
3.Â Kuwaiti man racing motorbikes with four other foreigners crashes into pickup truck in Pattaya and suffers injuries, group refuses to cooperate with police
None of the men were reportedly able to provide licenses, insurance, registration, rental documentation, or other mandatory documents to legally drive in Thailand.
4.Â Pattaya police arrest prime suspect in recent pickpocketing thefts of Indian tourists
After months of gold-snatching incidents and pickpocketing and pressure from many groups, including the Indian embassy, to arrest suspects, this arrest was made.
5.Â Intoxicated woman bites off part of a touristâs ear on a baht bus in Pattaya
The man, who is a domestic Thai tourist, is pushing full charges against the woman.
Thatâs it for this week. The Pattaya News hopes next week will bring you good news!