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  • Round the world handicapped pilot crashes in Chon Buri

    Round the world handicapped pilot crashes in Chon Buri

    A video has captured the final moments of a light aircraft that crashed in Sri Racha, Chon Buri yesterday. Footage also shows the aftermath of the crash. The aircraft was piloted by Mike Lomberg, a South African who was flying through Thailand as part of a round the world flying adventure. The private light aircraft crash-landed yesterday, killing the pilot.

  • Hua Hin expat postpones attempt to cross the Gulf. On a paddle board!

    Hua Hin expat postpones attempt to cross the Gulf. On a paddle board!

    A Russian living in Hua Hin is attempting to cross the Gulf of Thailand.

  • UPDATE: The Hangover – Pattaya

    UPDATE: The Hangover – Pattaya

    A 64 year old Thai woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing cash and valuables from a British man after he bought sex from her and another woman. Pattaya police say that Penchan Hale was arrested in Bangkok on Tuesday for allegedly drugging and stealing from 56 year old George Andrew Lerce last Saturday night. (Original story below) The tourist filed a complaint with Pattaya police that he brought two Thai women to have sex at his condominium room after which a younger woman left and the older one asked to stay overnight.

  • Thai arrested over refusing to return a tourist’s lost phone

    Thai arrested over refusing to return a tourist’s lost phone

    A Thai man has been arrested for refusing to return a smartphone to a Russian tourist who dropped it on a South Pattaya road three days ago. Pattaya police chief Pol Colonel Apichai Krobphet said 64 year old Niyom Sukcharoen faces a theft charge for refusing to report finding the Xiaomi Mi8 smartphone which been dropped outside a restaurant

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    The Hangover – Pattaya

    A British man has made an official complaint to police in Pattaya that 1,000 pounds sterling in cash and a diamond ornament worth 100,000 baht were stolen from his room yesterday. The 56 year old British man, whose name has been withheld, told police he met two young Thai women not far from his home in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district at about 2.30am (Saturday morning) . They returned to his room and had consensual sex

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    Freak needle-fish accident kills Thai Navy cadet

    Photos: Khaosod, Wassana Nanuam / Facebook Thai navy special forces have reported the tragic loss of one of its cadets during a ‘freak’ training accident on Thursday. While in training to join an elite Navy unit, 22 year old Navy trainee Kriangsak Pengpanich was struck in the neck by a needlefish moving at high speed. The carnivorous shallow water fish are not considered to be aggressive towards humans and few fatal incidents in the past have involved young people.

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    Well Hotels signs new Pattaya resort on Phratamnak Hill

    Well Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management contract for a new boutique property that will be branded Phratamnak Well Resort Pattaya. The property is set to open in late 2019 with 78 rooms and suites

  • Soldier and partner assault police in Walking Street brawl

    Soldier and partner assault police in Walking Street brawl

    PHOTO: Siamchon News A conscript, whom Thai media have described as a ‘gay soldier’, refused to go quietly after creating trouble in Walking Street. It got worse from there… His partner became involved after a member of the public stepped in to assist a police officer before the men were finally overpowered.

  • Dead Canadian found on yacht at Ocean Marina Yacht Club

    Dead Canadian found on yacht at Ocean Marina Yacht Club

    A Canadian tourist has been found dead on his yacht at a marina in Chon Buri’s Sattahip, south of Pattaya, early today. The Na Jomtien police were informed at 2.30am that 61 year old Tourville Gilbert had died on his yacht that was docked at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Tambon Na Jomtien. A doctor has determined that he died about eight hours earlier than when he was found.

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    Meeting in Pattaya addresses Chinese tourism drop-off

    PHOTO: South China Morning Post The Tourism Authority of Thailand, and its regional offices, are very good at painting a happy face, even as the numbers and trends are heading in the opposite direction of their planned growth in tourist arrivals. In Phuket, for example, where there’s been a big drop off in Chinese tourists, the local TAT is quoting an official drop of less than 10% (without providing information about how they measure it), whereas local hotels and tour operators are saying the drop has been more like 50% plus.

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