Top Pattaya News From The Last Week: Transgender Gold Necklace Thieves Arrested, Electric Scooters for Rent Suspended, 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, May 13th, to Sunday, May 19th, 2024.

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

1. 4-Year-Old Estonian Boy Killed After Being Run Over by Pickup Truck in Pattaya

R.I.P

4-Year-Old Estonian Boy Killed After Being Run Over by Pickup Truck in Pattaya

2. Vandalism Defaces Iconic Pattaya City Sign

Pattaya police are still looking for the suspects.

Vandalism Defaces Iconic Pattaya City Sign

3. Police Arrest Two Pattaya Transgender Women for Stealing Indian Tourist’s Gold Necklace

The theft of tourists’ gold necklaces once again made news in Pattaya, but this time the suspects were quickly captured.

Police Arrest Two Pattaya Transgender Women for Stealing Indian Tourist’s Gold Necklace

4. Rental Electric Scooters Pop Up in Pattaya, Raising Legal Concerns

The company was instructed by city officials and police to stop their services pending an examination surrounding legal clarity around the scooters.

Rental Electric Scooters Pop Up in Pattaya, Raising Legal Concerns

5. Ten Korean Gamblers Arrested in Pattaya Area

The poker den was hidden inside a coffee shop and appeared to be a professional operation and not just a matter of some friends playing a quiet card game, although both are illegal if money is involved in Thailand.

Ten Korean Gamblers Arrested in Pattaya Area

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

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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.