Top Pattaya News From The Last Week: Pattaya Songtaew Drivers Brawl, Vegetarian Festival, and More

Greetings to all our readers and supporters!

We have gathered together here our top LOCAL stories that happened in our areas, Pattaya and Chonburi, in the last week from Monday, October 16th, to Sunday, October 22th, 2023.

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

1. Pattaya Transgender Person Confronts Foreigner Over Alleged Verbal Assault

The trans person was arrested following the viral incident.

Pattaya Transgender Person Confronts Foreigner Over Alleged Verbal Assault

2. Pattaya Songtaew Drivers Engage in Fierce Brawl for Passengers

Pattaya police had both parties promise not to resort to violence again for the sake of Pattaya’s family-friendly image. They were also fined and have reportedly had penalities against their licenses also.

Pattaya Songtaew Drivers Engage in Fierce Brawl for Passengers

3. Pattaya Tourism Operators Fear Illegal Labor, Phuket Sees Revenue Boost in Looming Russian Visa Extension

Thai tourism operators have mixed reactions toward the visa waiver for Russian tourists slated for implementation on November 1st, 2023.

Pattaya Tourism Operators Fear Illegal Labor, Phuket Sees Revenue Boost in Looming Russian Visa Extension

4. Photo Tour: Vegetarian Festival in Pattaya

Let’s dive into our special snaps with the new presenter Tina!

Photo Tour: Vegetarian Festival in Pattaya

5. Pattaya International Bikini Beach Race 2023 To Start This Saturday

Get your bikinis ready!

Pattaya International Bikini Beach Race 2023 To Start This Saturday

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

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.