Ballots in Chonburi not being hole-punched after counting

Election observers in Chon Buri province have protested about the officials counting the ballots, claiming that they did not punch holes in ballots once they were counted, as required by…

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Thai police arrest 84 Indian gamblers at a hotel in Chon Buri

Thai police rounded up 94 gamblers, mostly Indians, at an illegal casino set up in the conference hall of a hotel in the eastern province of Chon Buri on Sunday…

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Cliff-top resort in Sattahip district ordered to cease operations

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has ordered an illegal cliff-top resort, built on Treasury Department land, to cease operations. The resort, located on 1.76 hectares on the cliff top of…

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Officials test ditch water after complaints of industrial waste dumping

Officials from the Chon Buri Provincial Industrial Works Office collected water samples for tests today (Friday), from a ditch along the 331 Highway in Ko Chan, after they received complaints…

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Two Sattahip district officials nabbed for allegedly taking bribes

An assistant chief officer and a local administration official in Sattahip District of Chon Buri province were caught on Friday allegedly taking a bribe from a guesthouse operator, in exchange…

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Thammasat University Hospital to conduct second autopsy on schoolgirl who died in school van

The body of the 7-year-old school girl, who died inside a locked school van at a school in Chon Buri province on Tuesday, was moved to the Central Institute of…

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Mountain B pub fire in Sattahip district claims 21st victim

Another victim of the Mountain B pub fire in Chon Buri on the night of August 5th died yesterday (Saturday) in hospital, bringing the death toll from one of the…

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Mountain B pub fire may have been caused by a short circuit

An electrical short circuit near the stage is initially thought to have been the cause of the deadly fire at the Mountain B pub in Sattahip district of the eastern…

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Thirteen killed, over 40 injured, in fire at pub in Chon Buri

Thirteen people – 9 men and 4 women – died and more than 40 were injured in a blaze in a pub in Sattahip district of Thailand’s eastern coastal province…

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Utility pole, cables built in the middle of footbridge in Chonburi spark criticism

A utility pole placed in the middle of a footbridge under construction, in front of a shopping centre in Sattahip district of Chonburi province, has resulted in widespread criticism among…

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Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi province. (Photo by EEC)

Tourism, investments expected to take off as Thailand reopens on Nov 1

Business leaders are expecting an influx of foreign tourists and investors when Thailand reopens its doors to the world on November 1. “Reopening Thailand will open up many opportunities,” said…

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High demand for COVID-19 screening after 20 infections related to Ayutthaya market

Health officials in Thailand’s central province of Ayutthaya have expanded COVID-19 screening to 800 people at high risk in Muang district, after 20 people, linked to the central farmers’ market,…

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Chon Buri records 141 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Thailand’s eastern coastal province of Chon Buri reported 141 new COVID-19 cases today (Saturday), most of them linked to entertainment outlets, according to the latest statement from the provincial health…

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Chonburi orders all entertainment venues to close

The Communicable Disease Committee of Thailand’s Chonburi province has ordered all entertainment venues to close from tomorrow (Saturday), including cinemas and theatres, to control the spread of COVID-19. All districts…

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(filke photo – Handout / ROYAL THAI NAVY / AFP)

Chonburi records 40 more COVID-19 infections related to entertainment cluster

Chonburi province has reported 40 new COVID-19 cases, all related to entertainment venues in various cities, including Bangkok, according to the provincial health department. There are another 510 people, considered…

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Alleged boss of illegal gambling in Thailand’s eastern region in police custody

Crime Suppression Division (CSD) police announced the arrest today (Thursday) of eight people, including Somchai Chutikitdecha, alias Longchu Somchai, the alleged operator of a network of illegal gambling dens in…

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Chonburi province extends lockdown to prevent further spread of COVID-19

The Governor of Chonburi, Pakarathorn Tianchai, has extended the provincial lockdown, which restricts travel to and from Si Chang Island, until further notice. The Marine Office of Chonburi is also…

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A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walks past a sign for Covid-19 coronavirus testing at the Urban Institute for Disease Prevention and Control in Bangkok on January 11, 2021. (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)

Thailand records 287 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration or CCSA has reported 287 new COVID-19 cases today, 278 of which are locally-acquired infections, 9 were imported, and there have been no new…

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(Photo) Water buffalo races traditionally mark the end of the annual rice planting/AFP (Lillian SUWANRUMPHA)

Prized Thai buffaloes show off speed in muddy race

Chon Buri (Thailand) (AFP) – Sloshing across a muddy field with men sprinting behind them, prized water buffaloes blow past cheering spectators in eastern Thailand on Sunday in a rare…

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