Consumed with grief over the suicide of his wife last July, an American decided to follow her first by an aborted attempt to hang himself, then with a handgun.
In the spirit of improving the impression conveyed from government offices nation-wide, Mr. Wichit Chatphaisit Governor, Chon Buri, opened the event ‘Big Cleaning Day’ that is aimed at cleaning up Chon Buri Provincial Hall’s landscape.
The Children & Women Protection Centre Police Region 2 have arrested a woman selling her 16 year-old niece’s sexual services.
Parts of Pattaya suffered severe damage as a result of yesterday’s cyclonic attack. More than 10 houses and several vehicles were destroyed and at least one person was injured.
Mr. Anton Avdanin (42), a Russian businessman, had a premonition of seeing an image of a Thai Buddhist monk, leading him to fly to Thailand to research further. After meeting the monk, Mr. Avdanin first carefully observed the monk’s actions for 2 years. He watched the monk making the fortune ceremony for the Thai disciples until one day he found the courage to ask the monk about his business’s aspect.
The path of love is often a rocky one and not made easier when intercultural conflicts join all the other debris strewn along the way. A young Thai woman, confronted with this and forced to face out the storms found it all a bit much and tried to terminate her tribulations in the time-honoured fashion of ending it all by her own hand.
The Ministry of Education has announced that Thailand is to be the host of the 23rd International Olympiad in Informatics: IOI 2011. The 84 member countries will participate in this upcoming activity as well.
A large number of foreign tourists and residents showed their solidarity with their Thai hosts and partners by joining them in the temples to celebrate Makha Bucha Day – one of the most important days in the religious calendar.
Pattaya police are investigating the mysterious death of an elderly German who was found in his apartment by his wife after he had failed to collect from work.
Thailand’s Lighthouse Club (LHC) is a very popular charity organization that has just held its first 2011 event the Holiday Inn at the northern end of Pattaya Beach Road. This Charitable organization is based around the construction industry, but everyone is welcome to join, and they are doing so in large numbers.
AustCham (Australian Chamber of Commerce) Held its first 2011 “Sundowner” gathering of business people at the new Pattaya Hilton hotel. This is above the Central Festival Centre on Pattaya Beach Road and with delicious food, drinks and a splendid view of Pattaya Bay everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
Following a recent spate of thefts from gold shops in the area, Nongkaam Sri Racha Police have asked local gold businesses to check their security equipment and CCTV cameras.
The Thai Navy joins forces with the U.S. and other countries in the area of the Pacific Ocean and in the annual naval military exercises. South Korea’s sending over 300 men seems to be preparing for any outbreak of war between North and South Korea
A fire broke out at the Warehouse, Sri Racha Silo, Chonburi, which was used for storing Eucolyptus wood. While the warehouse was preparing to send the eucalyptus to a powerhouse, the flames started bursting out. Ten fire brigades were unable to extinguish the fire. The smoke from the fire clouded above the whole of Sri Racha, causing inconvenience for residence.
At an early morning ceremony a full complement of Pattaya city’s leading government officials were present to join in a special ceremony to welcome in the Chinese New Year. This year heralds in the “Year of the Rabbit,” that will no doubt prove to be lucky for those born under this zodiacal sign.
A large selection of Pattaya City Hall officials including Mayor, Itthiphol Khunplome, set the stage for a great evening of Chinese entertainment at Larn Poh, which lies at the northern end of North Pattaya’s Naklua Road. The pole climbing dragon, plus s many other acrobatic, musical and dancing acts made for a varied night of entertainment.
A local man lit incense sticks to celebrate Chinese New Year but forgot to extinguish them, resulting in a fire in the house.
Pattaya’s Tourist Police took a short outdoor break on a recent fine evening to hold their New Year party in front of their Tourist Police Headquarters on Pratumnak Hill. This annual event is eagerly anticipated by our hardworking tourist police officers and their families, who get little breaks in their work of law enforcement.
A fat pick-up driver stopped at a red light, indicated a right turn, applied his hand-brake, switched on some quiet music and fell into deep sleep for 2 hours.
A western man was found by his Thai wife having fainted in his bathroom. His wife notified the police requesting help to bring him to the hospital. Unfortunately, he never made it. He passed away before help could arrive.