Pattaya Tourist police on Thursday announced the arrests of two men for drug and child abuse crimes. One offender, a foreign national, was arrested after being accused of having sexual relations with a 12-year-old boy.
Plans for a 60-foot-high Theravada Buddhist Temple has gained approval for construction in the small township of Raynham, Massachusetts, according to local media sources.
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Inc has announced the opening of its first franchised-owned store in Thailand, with predictions of further expansion in the nation, reaching 20 stores by 2015. The flagship store is located at the upmarket Siam Paragon Shopping Center in the heart of Bangkok's business district.
The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday resolved to order a widespread security upgrade at nearly 500 high-risk locations throughout the capital following a wave of recent random bombing attacks, according to a government spokesman.
In conjunction with Pattaya City administration, the Sawang Boriboon Foundation and Pattaya Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) a conference was held on Tuesday to announce the 7th Pattaya Vegetarian Festival 2010.
The Chilean rescue team are preparing to bring up the first of the miners as progress on the rescue shafts continue faster than expected.
A preliminary meeting on this years Pattaya Countdown to 2011 festival was held on Monday, where a budget of Bt12.5 million was announced between Chon-Buri and Pattaya administrators.
Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Porto lost his comeback match against Olivier Rochus in the first round of the ATP Thailand Open in Bangkok on Tuesday.
A 17-year-old boy has died on Tuesday evening, after being rushed to hospital having shot himself in the face with an illegal pen-gun, according to witness accounts.
A Thai oil industry worker kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria last week is safe and in good health according to Department of Employment Director General Jirasak Sukhonthachart.
A potentially disastrous situation was narrowly avoided on Tuesday when a truck carrying over 40 large gas cylinders crashed on Sukhumvit Road near Soi Siam Country Club. Over half the cylinders were released onto the major road, but were contained by fast acting emergency crews.
Thai customs official have reportedly seized some 90kg of ivory and over 5kg of crystal methamphetamine being smuggled into the country recently, according to Thai media reports.
Democrat Party politician and current deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Monday announced his intentions to run in the upcoming Surat Thani by-election if endorsed by his fellow party MP’s.
Officials from the Thai Army Ordinance Department are inspecting some 5,000 cartridges found abandoned on the roadside in Lopburi to a stolen consignment of the same ammunition from the regions provincial army base last week.
America’s longest running musical is coming to Bangkok! The Fantasticks will hit the stage of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from Thursday, October 28 to Sunday, October 31.
A casualty doctor has been found guilty and jailed for attempting to entice two young children into his car with the intention of having sexual intercourse with them.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will host the 8th edition of the Thailand Tourism Awards 2010 today. Organised to coincide with World Tourism Day the awards spectacular is designed to promote and sustain international standards in the Thai tourism industry.
A confident performance from Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso saw him hold off the hard-charging Sebastian Vettel for a second successive grand prix victory boosting him into second on the championship standings.
Seven people have been transported to hospitals around Pattaya on Monday morning, after an accident involving four cars along the Thepprasit Road stopped traffic for over 30 minutes and left two cars completely written-off, according to authorities.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva met key advisors on Sunday over possible measures to halt a series of random bombings that have been inflicted upon the Thai capital, according to Thai media reports.