Quick acting service station attendants avoided a potentially devastating incident in Naklua on Tuesday morning, when a negligent driver pulled one the petrol bowsers from its fixture while his vehicle was being refuelled.
An under-construction building at the Burapha University has collapsed overnight reportedly killing up to three people and injuring 10 others. Official investigations commencing on Monday have added confusion to the exact death and injury toll, with at least 30 workers onsite at the time of the accident.
An Italian national has attempted suicide in Pattaya on Sunday. The man, suffering from a suspected mental condition, jumped off a 6-storey building in Naklua, surviving after landing on the roof of a neighbouring house.
Thousands of people were in Pattaya on Saturday night to observe the impressive International Fireworks Festival organised along the entire length of Pattaya Beach Road. In honour of the Thai Royal Family and Her Majesty the Queens recent 78th birthday celebrations, the event broke several records in the process of exhibiting fireworks displays from several countries over a 3km stretch of the Pattaya Bay.
A blazing fire ignited at a South Pattaya labour encampment on Friday night. Fortunately, the construction workers who reside at the site had not been present when the fire occurred due to a suspected electrical fault.
On the auspicious occasion of Her Majesty the Queen Sirikit’s 78th birthday, various Pattaya based activities and ceremonies were organised to celebrate the beloved “mother of Thailand” and her valued contribution to the Kingdom.
Birthday celebrations for Her Majesty the Queen Sirikit were held nationwide in Thailand on Thursday evening. Candle-lit blessing and prayer ceremonies dominated proceedings with an arrangement of fireworks displays also organised in the capital and some other notable regions.
A Belgian national has been found dead at his home in Pattaya on Tuesday. The man appeared to have hanged himself, however, despite the presence of a suicide note and several other pieces of evidence police as yet have not ruled out homicide.
The Nong Nuch Tropical Garden in Sattahip will this year organise a special Queens Birthday (Mothers Day) tribute event it was announced on Monday. Admission is free for any mother attending the event with her child/children.
To mark the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s impending 78th birthday, the Thai Council on Social Welfare Under Royal Patronage organised a Royal Lunch for the female inmates at Chon-Buri prison.
The Sriracha Tiger Zoo announced the opening of several new tourist attractions and activities recently. The announcements were made in preparation for Her Majesty the Queens birthday on the 12th of August.
The new Transnational Crime Center (TCC) opened its doors in Pattaya this week. Stationed at the Chon-Buri Immigration Offices in Jomtien, the TCC is primarily an integrated network of information, collected on an international scale, to help better monitor traffic passing through or into the Kingdom of Thailand.
An elderly British man and his Thai wife have committed suicide in their Pattaya home on Friday morning. The pair revealed that mounting business debts had forced them into the tragic decision.
A young Thai woman who did not turn up for work for three days was found dead in her room in Pattaya by her friends.
A ceremony to commemorate His Majesty the King’s 60th Anniversary was conducted on the Sattahip “Gulf Marine Beach” on Saturday. Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was in attendance to open and observe proceedings.
A collision of a pick with an oncoming train at Sriracha, just outside Pattaya, has left one person dead and another severely injured
Tourists and locals alike flocked to Pattaya’s beaches over the long weekend as temperate weather and an extra day off work ensured a perfectly exciting day of frolicking on the sand and in the sea.
The Asarnha Bucha (Asalha Puja) ceremonies held at the Chaimongkol Temple in South Pattaya brought hundreds of joyous worshippers together to celebrate the great Buddha’s first sermon. Asarnha Bucha and the proceeding Wan Kao Pansa holds many points of significance to the Buddhist faith and as such is one of the most observed religious holidays throughout Thailand.
As yet, no explanation has been provided by the company responsible for maintenance of the lift which plummeted 10 floors injuring 16 people on Saturday. Investigations are ongoing between the maintenance company and local Pattaya police, who have been reluctant to comment on the incident.
Sixteen people have been injured in a devastating lift accident at the Welcome Jomtien Hotel in Pattaya on Saturday. The group had entered the lift at the 18th floor before an unknown power failure resulted in the lift freefalling 10 floors before hitting the ground level.