Pattaya, Thailand’s biggest stories from the last week: Pattaya police chief transferred, crackdown on street begging, and more

Greetings to all our readers and supporters!

We have gathered here our top LOCAL stories that happened in our areas, Pattaya and Chonburi, in the last week from Monday, September 12th, 2022, to Sunday, September 18th, 2022.

The stories are chosen by our editorial team and are not in a particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing.

Let’s take a look at what you might have missed!

1. Pattaya police launch crackdown on alleged street begging involving minors

Police are investigating if the children are related to the suspects or not.

Pattaya police launch crackdown on alleged street begging involving minors

2. Pattaya Mayor possesses 158 million baht in total assets, the NACC reveals

This report on the assets of the mayor is standard for a newly elected leader in Thailand for transparency reasons. Have a look yourself below.

Pattaya Mayor possesses 158 million baht in total assets, the NACC reveals

3. Many stray dogs and cats at Sri Racha temple sterilized and vaccinated

The relevant officials promised to organize this event every month to rein in the stray animal population. Some of our readers, however, felt this wasn’t enough and that a much wider scale campaign across the entire region must take place.

Many stray dogs and cats at Sri Racha temple sterilized and vaccinated

4. Three suspects from Hong Kong and China wanted for human trafficking into prostitution, leading to Kyrgyzstani woman’s suicide in Pattaya on Friday

Two suspects are still at large as of press time. This also led to our next top article….

Three suspects from Hong Kong and China wanted for human trafficking into prostitution, leading to Kyrgyzstani woman’s suicide in Pattaya on Friday

5. Pattaya police chief removed from position by Chonburi Provincial Police commander

The removal is part of the aftermath of the human trafficking case involving a female Kyrgyzstani who committed suicide in Pattaya.

Pattaya police chief removed from position by Chonburi Provincial Police commander

That’s it for this week. The Pattaya News hopes the next week will bring you good news.

Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.