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News about the local community news in and around Pattaya with focus and highlights on local residents, community outreach and news important to residents and expats.

Another tourist drowns on Pattaya Beach, 3rd in 6 weeks.

Pattaya-   An Austrian man has died after drowning on Pattaya beach. The 64 year old man was pulled from the water opposite Soi 10 on Pattaya Beach Road at around 4.30pm on Tuesday 20th March. He...

Pattaya Tourist Police continue to hunt for couple caught on camera having sex on...

Jomtien- Pattaya Tourist police are hunting for what is believed to be a foreign couple who were video taped having sex at about 8:00AM in the morning a few days prior on a sewage pipe...

Songkran 2018 for Pattaya prep well underway, 2 weeks away to water wars

Pattaya- Songkran 2018 preparation in Pattaya is well underway in Pattaya as city officials begin meetings and planning for the second busiest time of the year for the city and the biggest holiday of the...

Thai authorities state in upbeat video that Pattaya is the Miami of Asia

Pattaya- In the video below Thai authorities state that Pattaya Beach is about to become the Miami of Asia, with a comparable beach. Although this has been stated many, many times before this time agreements...

Bar owner beat unconscious at his bar (Video)

Pattaya- https://www.facebook.com/pattayaupdatenews/videos/785857111605626/?t=76 Chris (Last name not given), 45 years old, the owner of the Good Goat Bar on Soi Buakhao, was attacked in front of his bar at roughly 4am early Monday morning after an argument...

Drug Lord with one leg on the “run” in Thailand?

A British drug kingpin who is on the run from police in the UK is believed to be hiding out in Thailand. Richard Wakeling, 51, from Brentwood in Essex, was on Monday convicted and jailed...

Update: Stabbed Australian Tourist gives interview to Media, states he did NOT grope woman

Pattaya- Even more twists and turns in the case of an Australian man stabbed in a Thai disco by a still un-named Israel tourist. Jeremy McCall, 22, gave an interview to the media in Australia today...

Young Finnish Tourist falls from Pattaya hotel, seriously injured

Pattaya- CHON BURI: A young Finnish man was seriously hurt after falling from the fourth floor of a small hotel in the beach city of Pattaya on Wednesday afternoon. The man, Mr. Hautamaki Mikko Veu...

Thai Culture Ministry reminds tourists and residents that Sex Toys are against Thai Law

Thailand- Earlier this week Salinee Chumsawan, Director of the Office of Culture Monitoring at the Culture Ministry spoke to reporters and the press in response to several publicized articles in foreign newspapers about tourists being...

Exclusive: Thief robs The Red Bull Bar and Guesthouse on Buddha Day, owner seeks...

Pattaya- On Tuesday, May 29th 2018, which is a religious holy day a brazen thief robbed the Red Bull Bar and Guesthouse at roughly 12:30PM. The owner, Erik, states that the night before the man arrived...

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