The Government will regulate whale watching in Chonburi. After more than 20 tourists circling a whale with jet skis whale watching is now regulated.In talks with tour operatorsshould be agreed how whale watching could look like in the future in the region.
Police in Pattaya reported that officals were commissioned to help chinese tourists come safely cross Beach Road. On last Saturday there were 350 Speedboat trips to the isle of Koh Lan. Estimated 7000 tourists came to the island on one single day.
There is a controversial discussion between farmers because of the planned ban of chemicals in agriculture.Two groups are build. The opponents of the ban from chemicals has the opinion that the costs for agriculture will rise and know one knows who will pay for higher costs.
Health teams and volunteers in the Arunthai community helped tackle mosquitos that transmit dengue fever. The health department send a team which together with volunteers destroy breeding grounds of the mosquitos. Standing water is dangerous.
The flood protection system get ready in December. On Sukhumvit Road Soi 45 were many floodings in the past. The reason was that the region is low-lying and if heavy rain fall the road was flooded. Now there is a pond,a channel and pumps to ban this situation.
Drivers are warned that a sink hole had openend on Sukhumvit Road at kilometer 163 towards Sattahip.Rains flushed near Nong Nooch Garden the soil away and a huge hole in the ground opened on the shoulder of Sukhumvit Road. Driver should be careful.
The Phuket Marine Office has asked jet-ski operators to make sure that their jet-skis are driven correctly and safely. An operator and his staff hat to pay a fine because their jet-ski was not registered and insured. Without license it is illegal to use the jet-ski.
The authorities are investigating in Nakhon Sie Thammarat province for illegal encroachment on a nature reserve. The untouched destination now it was discovered that operators of stores and restaurants did not save on concrete. The investigation is based on a video.
The immigration reports that on Tuesday the police arrested seven foreign women for prostitution. The women come from Egypt, Uzbek and Uganda. They are previously attracted attention as prostitutes, said a police spokesman.Their visa will be revoked.
As Pattaya Update News reported on a strange background of a truck accident on the route from Krathing Rai to Rayong. A small truck collides with a ten wheel truck early in the morning. Two people had to be saved from a rescue team out of the damaged truck.
The cool season is here. The cool season starts on October 17th, said the Meteorological Institute in Bangkok. The institute said the average minimum temperature in northern Thailand will steadily drop and reach values of the cool season in Thailand.
There are many plans and activities around Loy Krathong this year. The city of Pattaya has announced what the official celebrations for the Loy Krathong Festival on November 11th should look like. A competition for the most beautiful Krathong and a Miss Contest are parts.
The Pattaya City Council is working to reduce plastic waste, which pollutes the environment and kills wildlife. Municipal officials ask that starting on January 1st. Plastic bags should not longer be offered and nobody should you them:Microplastic is a big problem.
In many parts of Thailand heavy storms and heavy rains are expected in the next few days. This has been communicated by the Thai Meteorological Institute. One of the reasons is the current weather conditions with low air pressure in the north and east winds.
A woman filed a complaint with the police because she blames a hospital in Bangkok being responsible for the death of her husband. The 45.year-old man died few hours after treatment and was sent home from hospital. There he died of a heart attack.
The National Water Resources Office warned that water could be scarce in 22 provinces in Thailand.These include tourist destinations such as Pattaya,Chiang Mai and Phuket. Thailand has often problems with enough water during the dry season.
The government should consider building a cycle path along the 20 kilometer lon Airport-Link.The path would run above ground next to the tracks, which would be a novelty in Thailand.The bike path should be made of solid but lightweight materials.
A study by a big insurance and finance company revealed that half of the Thais are surviving on a monthly basis.In some age groups they have just enough money to stay afloat.A quarter of Thais claim to have too little money for living.They do not make ends meet.
The Thai Government has repeatedly made it clear that foreigners are not treated for free in hospitals. Anyone applying for a so called retirement visa at a Thai consulate or embassy must have a health insurance up to 400.000 baht for inpatient treatment.
Liverpool have won the UEFA Supercup against Chelsea on penalties. At the end of the game it had been 2: 2 in the purely English duel. In the Supercup the Champions League winner compete against the Europa League winner.
Things to do in Pattaya
Many jet skis, water scooters and surfboards line the beach, listening to music from the restaurants, bars and clubs and promising a fun-filled evening.Travellers from all over the world enjoy sunbathing in the beach, while Thais are full of energy to offer their goods and services. Thanks to this warm atmosphere,