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  1. Three-airport rail linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    The Transport Ministry is to extend Airport Rail Link services to Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-tapao airports, all of which are also due to expand their facilities. A 22-kilometre line linking Phaya Thai in central Bangkok with Don Mueang airport is expected to be constructed first at a cost of 29 billion baht, Transport Minister Prajin Juntong said yesterday.

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  2. Bangkok cabbie returns fat wallet to Brit touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Pattaya Mail

    A Bangkok cabbie bailed out a British tourist who had just arrived, and who dropped his wallet in the back seat of a taxi on his way from the airport to Pattaya. Kamsin Meethongsan, 49, turned in the wallet containing the equivalent of about 55,000 baht and passport belonging to David Phillip Pennington, 40, at Pattaya Police Station Nov. 1. The driver said he'd picked up Pennington and another at Suvarnabhumi International Airport and, after dropping them off in Pattaya, discovered the wallet and passport in the back seat when he stopped to get fuel.

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  3. Thailand Hotel Reviews Hub Rolled Out New DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | LivePressWorld

    Gfbooking.com website has been growing rapidly during the previous years, replenishing its hotels database with new items all over the world on a constant basis. To date, Gfbooking collection features more than 85,000 spots.

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  4. Honest baht bus driver saves Russian couple's holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Pattaya Mail

    An honest baht bus driver saved a Russian couple's holiday when he returned 60,000 baht left in his taxi. Surachoke Sapchareon, 49, found a bag containing 9,000 baht, $900, 2,000 rubles, identification cards and other documents Oct. 25. He brought it to Pattaya Police Station so it could be returned to owners Daria Labkovskaya and Mikhail Azovskii.

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  5. Dec. 1-5 Father's Day celebration plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Pattaya Mail

    Pattaya officials have begun planning for HM the King's 87th birthday celebration, which will feature parades, monk ordinations and fireworks. Events kick off Dec. 1, four days before Father's Day, with a naga parade running through the entire city.

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  6. BANGKOK: Shop till you dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Nation

    Prices start from Bt4,730 per night and include daily breakfast for two, discount vouchers from Siam Paragon and Emporium shopping malls, King Power discount coupons for King Power Downtown, King Power Pattaya and King Power Srivaree and an Emporium Tourist Card, entitling holders to discounts at its department store and shopping complex. There's also a 20-per-cent discount on food only at Dusit Thani Bangkok's restaurants and 20 per-cent discount on all a la carte treatments at the hotel's Devarana Spa.

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  7. Thailand now bans moon partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S that time of year when we embrace our inner bogans, donning singlets and firing up the barbie. But do other nations do boganism better? MORE Aussies die in Thailand than in any other foreign country.

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  8. Pattaya floods ... againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Pattaya Mail

    It was just one of the many water-logged sites Oct. 19-20 as heavy rain drenched the area, creating meters-deep flooding in all the usual places where Pattaya's feeble storm-drainage system failed again: Beach Road, Third Road, Soi Buakaow and on Sukhumvit Road near the highway police, Tesco-Lotus and Boontaworn. Beach Road was more fit for jet skis than cars, as once again, heavy rains Oct. 19-20 were too much for Pattaya's feeble drainage system.

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  9. The US scales down "Cobra Gold" military exercises in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Asian Correspondent

    US Marines march past a Royal Thai Army member after a drill during the annual "Cobra Gold" military exercise at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand, on February 14, 2013 A crucial part in the military junta's desire to win approval from the international community are its current ties to the United States. But the signs between Washington and Bangkok are somewhat ambiguous right now, writes Saksith Saiyasombut.

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  10. Pattaya floods ... againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pattaya Mail

    It was just one of the many water-logged sites Oct. 19-20 as heavy rain drenched the area, creating meters-deep flooding in all the usual places where Pattaya's feeble storm-drainage system failed again: Beach Road, Third Road, Soi Buakaow and on Sukhumvit Road near the highway police, Tesco-Lotus and Boontaworn. Beach Road was more fit for jet skis than cars, as once again, heavy rains Oct. 19-20 were too much for Pattaya's feeble drainage system.

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  11. Tattooed 'entrepreneur' scoffs at Thai crackdown on sex tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The muscle-bound and tattooed former Australian loan shark and nightclub owner says his life is "there for all see" and he is not ashamed of it. "I am a single man.

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  12. Indian ambassador airs tourist complaints with Pattaya officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Pattaya Mail

    Indian Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on top Pattaya officials to brainstorm ideas on ways to improve tourism from India. The 30-minute meeting mainly covered topics related to maintaining good relationships in tourism between India and Thailand and complaints leveled about the city by Indian tourists.

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  13. 500 pluck trash for International Coastal Cleanup DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Pattaya Mail

    More than 500 Pattaya-area residents picked up trash and scoured the seas in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day. Sophon Thongdee, director of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, and Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome kicked off the Sept.

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  14. Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Pattaya Mail

    The next meeting of Pattaya City Expats Club will be on Sunday, September 28. Everyone is warmly welcome. Pattaya Expat Scott Rohr will be demonstrating several neural pressure points and teaching four simple yet highly effective personal self defense maneuvers.

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  15. Firm fined Rs 50,000 for botched Thailand tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Times of India

    CHENNAI: A tour operator promised to show a woman and her daughter the best of Thailand but instead inflicted "mental torture on them in an unknown land" by reneging on an agreement to provide them various services. Two years after their ordeal, the district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chennai has found the tour operator guilty of the charges and fined it Rs 50,000.

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  16. Pattaya gets the "Grab"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Nation

    After conquering Bangkok with its efficient and friendly service, GrabTaxi recently tested out the waters in the Eastern seaboard resort of Pattaya. GrabTaxi, which originated in Malaysia and has since spread to 16 cities in the region, lets customers book a taxi via a Smartphone application, promising passengers a safe, fast and convenient way of getting around the city.

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  17. GrabTaxi service available in PattayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Nation

    GrabTaxi, a large taxi-booking mobile app in Southeast Asia, has launched its beta trial in Pattaya. Mayor of Pattaya City, Itthiphol Kunplome, chaired the launch, which was held at Ocean Marina Yacht Club.

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  18. Pattaya Vegetarian Festival follows popular recipe Sept. 23-Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Pattaya Mail

    The Sawang Boriboon Foundation knows the secret to good cooking is once that you have a popular recipe, don't change it. It takes the same approach to its annual Pattaya Vegetarian Festival.

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  19. Political will is the key to decentralisation, says AbhisitRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Thai Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has said successful decentralisation reform can happen but political willingness - or lack of it - will be the key to its success or failure. He has also made reform proposals for three forms of local administration that are designed to demonstrate a variety of characteristics of society.

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  20. 'Political will is the key to decentralisation'Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | The Nation

    DEMOCRAT LEADER Abhisit Vejjajiva has said successful decentralisation reform can happen but political willingness - or lack of it - will be the key to its success or failure. He has also made reform proposals for three forms of local administration that are designed to demonstrate a variety of characteristics of society.

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