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, December 12th, to Sunday, December 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.
1. Two thieves allegedly steal wallet and mobile phone from Indian ex-pat and business owner in Pattaya
As of press time, the thieves were still at large.
2. 19-year-old Russian basketball player passes away after getting electrocuted by lighting pole in Pattaya
The Pattaya authorities closed the incident scene as well as its surrounding areas to examine all lighting poles for possible power leakage. The victim’s funeral is scheduled for today, December 19th, from 19:30-20:30 hrs.
This move is another attempt at detering an ongoing rash of petty crimes against tourists.
4. UPDATE: Pattaya police seize 70 million baht in assets from another Chinese “businessman” allegedly tied to Club One
Despite him reportedly fleeing the country, Pattaya police still successfully seized his whopping assets.
5. South Korean jet ski racer dies during competition in Pattaya, mourning ceremony conducted
Rest in peace.
That’s it for this week. We hope that the next week will bring you good news!