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On May 16th the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) extended its ban on incoming passengers flights from May 31st until June 30th!
Thai Airways grounded
The loss-making Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) enters rehabilitation via the bankrupty courts in Thailand and the USA. Thai Airways has accumulated debts of about 261 billion Baht. THAI suspended all international flights at least until June 30th, 2020.
Greetings from Pattaya Updated
Greetings from Pattaya
A City that once had the idea to be the Center of the Universe
Since April 14th Pattaya is isolated from the rest of the world
It's like living in a giant prison
Pattaya City Mayor Sonthaya Khunpleum informed the press on April 30th that the city is planned to be returned to normal access on May 5th.
Normality is a very broad term. We just can move to the Dark Side of Pattaya and with restrictions to Sattahip or Chon Buri. But Phitsanulok or Korat are already 'off limits'.
You can't even take a cooling dip in the sea: City Hall cordoned off the entire beach until May 31st!
Emergency Decree
Emergency Decree
Thailand's Prime Minister, Dictator, Songwriter and a man of many words Prayut Chan-o-cha extended his emergency decree for another month, ignoring the plea from Anusorn Tamajai, the director of the Economic and Business Research Centre for Reform at Rangsit University’s Institute of Economics, to replace the emergency decree with the Contagious Disease Act.
Mr. Anusorn said that the present situation has caused at least 1.2 trillion to 1.3 trillion Baht in damages.
Moreover, he said, the Public Health Ministry’s budget should increase by 250 billion to 300 billion Baht in order to improve the quality of around 30 provincial hospitals.
But Thailand's Cabinet says the medical benefits people receive under the universal healthcare programme remain intact even though a cabinet resolution showed 2.4 billion Baht would be cut from the budget. The 2.4 billion Baht goes mainly to men in uniform who are responsible for curfew enforcement.
Mike Baird's Cartoon: Sex for Food
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The lockdown deprived hundreds of thousands of families of their livelihood
Generous Immigration
Generous Immigration
Generous Immigration
Ban on Flights
Ban on Flights
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), along with partnership with the Thai Government, has officially announced a ban on nearly all incoming passenger flights to Thailand through the end of June 2020.
The exceptions to this ban are repatriation flights of Thai Citizens, military, cargo flights, humanitarian aid and emergency landings.
Returns of non Thai citizens, even those with work permits, elite visas, marriage visas, family, and other important reasons are still prohibited.
Unconscious Pattaya
Unconscious Pattaya
Terminal 21: closed
Thailand's Government, the Provincial Government of Banglamung and Chonburi as well as Pattaya City Hall decided
  • to declare a nationwide curfew from 22:00 until 04:00
    However, the curfew will not apply to medical workers, medical suppliers or patients
    For additional information please read Nationwide night curfew starts Friday, published by Bangkok Post
  • that the sale of alcohol is banned until May 2nd. Starting from May 3rd shops selling alcoholic beverages are allowed to open but consumption at the shop is banned.
  • that gatherings in public and at home are prohibited
  • to close all entertainment venues, such as Cinemas, Sports Venues, Karaoke & Beer Bars, Nightclubs, A Go-Go & Gentlemen Clubs, Massage Parlors, etc. in Jomtien, Naklua and Pattaya until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • to close all shopping malls until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • that all convenience stores have to be closed from 22:00 until 06:00 until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • to close all beaches in Jomtien, Pattaya and Naklua from 20:00 until 06:00
  • that daycare centers, and tourists attractions like Nong Nooch Garden and/or Floating Market has to been closed until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • that Restaurants can be open but only take away is permited until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • that absolutely essential stores such as supermarkets, mini markets, drug stores, hardware and construction markets, service stations and car and motorcycle sales outlets (!) are allowed to remain open but have to be closed from 22:00 until 06:00
  • that daily markets can be open but must provide temperature checks with all customers until the Covid-19 situation improves
  • on April 3rd Chonburi's Governor ordered the closure of all hotels in Chonburi. This includes any establishment that is similar to a hotel, such as a guesthouse or bed and breakfast provider
  • on April 3rd Chonburi's Governor ordered the closure of all beaches in Chonburi
  • on April 3rd Chonburi's Governor ordered the closure of all markets that are not open for daily trading
  • on April 3rd Chonburi's Governor ordered that Gas stations have to be closed between 22:00-05:00
  • on April 11th Chonburi's Governor bans drinking outside as well as all transportation of alcohol until April 30th, 2020
  • on April 15th Chonburi's Governor permitted shops in Shopping Malls to reopen, including Banks, Smartphone Repair Centers, Pharmacies and Take Away Restaurants as well as zones in Supermarkets selling electrical appliances, kitchenware, computers and construction equipments.
  • According to a new order of the Provincial Government of Chonburi, the Golf Courses are to be reopened from May 3rd. However, strict hygiene measures must be taken to combat the Covid-19 coronavirus.
  • According to a new order of the Provincial Government of Chonburi, Restaurants will be able to serve customers on their premises from May 3rd. However, the consumption of alcohol is prohibited and strict hygiene measures must be taken to combat the Covid-19 corona virus.
  • According to a new order of the Provincial Government of Chonburi, Public Parks will reopen on May 3rd but they will have to follow the Government’s high hygienic precautionary measures. The use of swimming pools is still prohibited.
  • Updated
    Starting Sunday May 17th:
    • New National Curfew running from 23:00 to 04:00
    • Shopping malls are allowed to open, but have to close at 20:00
    • Sport venues can also open but with strong restrictions
    • At Fitness Centers only (free) weight lifting is allowed
    • At pools. visitors can swimm for an hour only but must keep in separat 7 feet wide lanes
    • Movie theaters, game arcades, water parks, boxing venues, beauty clinics that operate on the face, and massage parlors will remain closed
Be aware:
The most dangerous place to fall ill with a virus or bacterium is a hospital, warned a doctor on German television.
In Germany alone, several thousand people die every year from multi-resistant germs.
Worldwide there are an estimated 700'000 deaths.
This is a developing story: We'll give updates on the situation as we learn more
Kill the Virus
Kill the Virus
  • Wash your hands with a good soap.
    Hands are one of the most common ways that a virus spreads from one person to the next.
    Most viruses and some bacteria have lipid membranes that resemble double-layered micelles. These membranes are studded with important proteins that allow viruses to infect cells and perform vital tasks that keep bacteria alive.
    These lipid (fatty) bilayer are the weakest link of a virus.
    When you wash your hands with soap and water, you surround any microorganisms on your skin with soap molecules. Soap dissolves the fat membrane and the virus falls apart.
    How to Handwash
    Please click into the picture to download the WHO Original
  • A virus can not enter your body throught the skin. The virus get into your body through your eyes, nose or throat.
    Therefore it is important to protect your eyes, nose and mouth, at least if you are one of those people who likes to touch the face with the hands.
    Keep in mind, that the average person touches the face 23 times per hour.
  • The coronavirus is spread from person to person when someone with the virus coughs or sneezes. So people in close contact are at high risk.
    The influenza virus is spread in a similar way. A study shows when healthcare workers are within 1.8 metres of patients with influenza, their risk of being infected is increased.
    We therefore recommend to stay away from mass gatherings and to keep a distance of 2 meters to other people.
    Nowadays this behaviour is called social distancing and is a tool to slow down the spread of a disease that is passed on from person to person.
  • Avoid the polite but unsanitary greeting by shaking hands.
    Rather nod your head or use the WAI that is common in Thailand.
  • Do not kiss your partner or any other people
  • Refrain from sex or use a condom!
  • Stay at home - and wait for better times!
Thai Chana
Not an Application!
Tracking Customers
If you want to enter a shopping mall, supermarket, restaurant or store since May 3rd, you need to connect to by reading a QR code with your smartphone and entering (manually) your phone number. When you leave a premise, you will have to repeat the process to log out.
Thai Chana simply counts the actual number of visitors at a particular place.
The Thai Chana Tracking "platform" is not an app, as reported by most media. It's just a simple, stupid website where ministers allegedly hold shares. It can't even read your phone number or email address.
Deceased People Worldwide
(January 1st 2020 - April 4th 2020)
  • Covid-19: 59'206
  • Seasonal influenza: 125'625
  • Malaria: 253'335
  • Suizid: 277'065
  • HIV/AIDS: 434'335
  • of alcohol: 646'213
  • by smoking: 1'291'603
  • by cancer: 2'121'985
  • starved to death: 2'504'806
Do you still have questions?
Percentage of European People died with Covid-19:
  • Belgium: 0.056%
  • Spain: 0.044%
  • Italy: 0.043%
  • France: 0.035%
  • UK: 0.028%
  • NL: 0.025%
  • Sweden: 0.020%
Covid-19 cases by Country:
Country Population Confirmed cases Deaths
May 31st 2020 Source: Wikipedia Source: WHO Source: WHO
Thailand 70 million 3'081 57
France 67 million 146'657 28'660
Germany 83 million 181'196 8'489
Italy 60 million 232'248 33'229
Spain 47 million 238'936 29'039
United Kingdom 67 million 271'226 38'161
If you look at the death rate per million, France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Spain are on a similar level, but Belgium is above, Germany, the United States and Thailand are below.
Instead of reading the one-sided agitations of The Guardian (once a respected news source), please read the facts published by the BBC:
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seasonal flu kills about 650'000 people worldwide each year.
Another 700'000 people die each year from multi-resistant germs they picked up during a hospital stay.
Until today Covid-19 killed 362'786 people.
Why are there so few Covid-19 cases in Thailand compared to countries with similar populations?
WAI may be responsible for fewer Covid-19 cases and deaths
Some scientists believe that bowing (WAI) may be responsible for fewer Covid-19 cases and deaths in Thailand.
 Just the tip of the iceberg: 
Is the WHO lying to us?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) claims that Covid-19, the new coronavirus, is much more dangerous than the other flus of recent years because there is no vaccine for it and therefore the mortality rate is extremely high.
We have checked this statement on the basis of statistical material from recent years.
The following table shows the number of deaths in the first 14 days of each year:
Year Up to 65-year-olds Over 65 years of age
2015 2'651 18'779
2016 2'492 15'783
2017 2'467 17'788
2018 2'549 17'775
2019 2'388 17'360
2020 2'387 17'398
The numbers come from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. We chose Switzerland because, due to the political situation in this country, meaningful and reliable information is relatively easy to obtain.
The figures clearly show that the WHO's statements on mortality are as wrong as so much else that this organization has published in the last decades.
Amazing Thailand
They know not what they do
  • Alcohol Ban lifted:
    On April 10th and April 11th, most provinces in Thailand banned the sale of alcohol during the (suspended) Songkran holidays to stem the spread of the virus that causes Covid-19. The ban was later extended until April 30th.
    On May 1st, alcohol sales were officially banned nationwide until May 31st by an order of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, known as CCSA.
    But on May 1st evening, the Royal Gazette, the public journal and newspaper of record of Thailand, published an order saying that starting from May 3rd shops selling alcoholic beverages are allowed to open but consumption at the shop is banned.
    Please note, that provincial governors still have permission to strengthen orders.
    Obviously Chang and Singha, among the main sponsors of Prayut Chan-o-cha's coup d'état in 2014, successfully lobbied the resumption of alcohol sales.
    The province of Sa Kaeo has already extended the ban on alcohol until 31 May. In the meantime, Buri Ram, Chanthaburi, Lop Buri, Pathum Thani, Nakhon Phanom, Phetchaburi, Phitsanulok and Rayong also banned the sale of alcoholic beverages - including non-alcoholic beers(!) - but the period of the ban varies depending on the judgements of the governors.
  • 5'000 Baht handouts:
    On March 25th Thailand's Government announced that it will hand out 5'000 Baht per month in cash to temporary workers, contractors and the self-employed. Workers must be Thai nationals and register with either The Government Savings Bank of Bangkok, The Bank of Agriculture, Krungthai Bank or online on a dedicated website. The money will be provided for at least three months, from April through June.
    In the days following the announcement, more than 28 million Thais (out of a population of 70 million!) registered to receive the government's 5'000 Baht cash handouts.
    On April 7th, the Government announced that the 5'000-Baht cash relief program was extended to 6 months.
    On April 15th, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that the Government could only afford the April payment of the 5'000 Baht subsidy for about nine million people not covered by the social security scheme.
    On April 16th, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has offered a public apology for his 'miscommunication', which has caused widespread public confusion, over the 5'000 Baht monthly cash subsidy for people affected by business closures.
    It's obvious that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has made an about-turn, saying the government will hand out the 5'000-Baht aid for three months as planned earlier.
    Thailand's Finance Ministry later clarified that the handout period would be at least three months and that the six-month payment term was not guaranteed.
    The cash handout program was called No One Left Behind by Thailand's Government.
  • Domestic Flights resumed:
    On May 1st AirAsia, Nok Air. Thai Lion Air and Thai Vietjet Air resumed domestic flights between Lampang, Tak's Mae Sot, Phitsanulok, Buri Ram, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Roi Et, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Trang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, Krabi and Don Mueang airport and Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok.
    But on May 2nd Tawee Gasisam-ang, the director-general of the Department of Airports, announced that travellers landing at Phitsanulok, Buri Ram, Krabi, Trang, and Nakhon Phanom airports will be quarantined for 14 days at home with their families if they are local people, or in hotels. For Krabi airport vistiors must have a medical certificate from their point of embarkation that they are free from Covid-19.
    On the same day Thailand's Prime Minister, Dictator, Songwriter and a man of many words Prayut Chan-o-cha urged people to refrain from leaving their current province and going to other parts of Thailand unless the reason is essential.
    In an updated order the Dictator requests the people not to travel across provinces unless the journey was deemed for essential purposes. Moreover, travellers should be prepared for detailed checkpoints when entering other provinces and will need to comply with disease prevention measures. These measures may include requirement of a mandatory home quarantine for at least fourteen days and providing documentation to authorities that the travel one is undertaking is essential.
    On May 3rd, Thailand's Interior Ministry has issued an order for people returning to the provinces during the current long weekend to be kept under quarantine for 14 days!
    PS: As of May 4th Tak, Lampang, Roi Et, KhonKaen, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani, UbonRatchathani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Surat Thani are operating without quarantine requirements.
    But the following provinces require passengers to quarantine for 14 days on arrival: Phitsanulok, Buriram, Krabi, Trang, and Nakhon Phanom.
  • International Flights:
    On May 3rd the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) issued a new order allowing Thailand's international airports to operate special international flights daily between 07:00 and 19:00.
    According to the CAAT regulation, all international airports, including Krabi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Samui, Surat Thani, Hat Yai and Hua Hin, are allowed to handle international flights with special status, e.g. those that repatriate foreigners or fly Thai nationals home.
    Phuket International Airport will continue to be shut to the public until May 15th but will permit landings and takeoffs of overseas repatriation flights.
    Updated Thailand's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on May 15th overruled a reopening permit from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand for Phuket International Airport on 15 May. CCSA - headed by Thailand's Dictator - cites an increased Covid-19 risk due to a possible influx of visitors. We will keep you up-to-date.
    Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao, have remained closed to international flights.
  • Don't touch the Bosses
    Thailand's anti-drug agencies spend about 5.2 billion Baht each year cracking down on drug networks, with an average of 3.6 billion Baht being seized.
    While there are as many as 80'000 drug cases each year, less than 2'000 go to court.
    Tea money obviously solves the other cases.
  • Thailand's Brainiacs
    Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the highly educated boss of Thailand's Tourism and Sports Ministry, is considering a tax of 300 Baht (or less) per person for foreign arrivals that could cover pandemic insurance, once inbound flights and tourism activities resume in the country.
    He announces that the tax would be collected once foreigners arrive by air, land or sea transport.
    He claims that the scheme is part of the Dictator's 20-year national strategic plan that requires government agencies to have recurring income to sustain and stabilise the national economy.
    A really clever idea to boost Thailand's tourism with a new tax.
    Let's hope Tourists will foil the Ministry's plan.
    Please read new information about the new tax, now declared as Medical Insurance. First it was annouced as a pandemic insurance that will be added to the tourism fund managed by the Tourism and Sports Ministry that aims to rebuild and develop tourism supply chains as well as offer safety and security protection for tourists ...
  • Harm set, harm get
    Ko Larn is a small but popular Thai island off the coast of Pattaya.
    The locals of Koh Larn were so afraid of Covid-19 that in a vote on March 24th they decided to temporarily close the island to all visitors, non-residents and foreigners.
    The island was officially closed on 28 March.
    Now the islanders are complaining about the negative effects of their self-imposed exile: Harm set, harm get
  • Double Standards in Pattaya:
    On May 3rd, Pattaya Police arrested a 24-year-old curfew breaker at about 23:00 on Naklua Road. He drove his motorcycle drunk at high speed and without a helmet.
    The police punished him by asking him to sing the Thai national anthem and apologize for his misconduct.
    A couple of hours earlier, Pattaya Police arrested an 80-year-old Frenchman and his friends for violating the beach ban.
    They had to pay the police 50'000 Baht as non-refundable bail, a fine of 2'000 Baht per person and a police service charge of 500 Baht each to be released! The Frenchman's passport was also confiscated.
    Note: As a foreigner you are obviously still a milk cow for Pattaya's police.
    May 8th Pattaya Mail: Chonburi police to probe Frenchman’s claims of extortion, passport seizure by Pattaya cops
  • Rampant Extortions
    Thailand's national police chief Chakthip Chaijind made an unannounced visit at the Klong Dan police station to unravel an allegedly extortion by a suspected gang of criminals in police uniforms. The police chief was following up on a complaint lodged by the Help Crime Victims Club, who accused six policemen attached to Klong Dan and Bang Phli police stations of assaulting, torturing and extracting money from victims in exchange for not filing drug charges against them.
    As a result of the visit, the three most senior officers at Klong Dan station have been transferred to inactive posts at the provincial police headquarters and 24 hours later six policemen at Klong Dan and Bang Phli police stations, who worked either in the crime suppression unit or as investigators, were suspended from duty.
    Apparently there is extortion not only in Samut Prakam, but also in Pattaya.
    Some days ago we read the following mail published by StickmanBangkok:
    I was shaken down by cops on Saturday, April 30th, the last day of the alcohol ban. I was carrying a non-transparent dark carrier bag containing 6 cans of Chang on 2nd Road in Pattaya when 4 traffic cops sprang out of a small police box, made me go inside, and open the bag. They could only have guessed that there were cans of beer inside from the shape of the bag. I wasn’t buying or selling the beer, just carrying it to my new hotel, as my old one had to close at the end of April. The cops insisted carrying alcohol was illegal, and that I would have to go to the police cells for 2 nights until court opened on Monday and would then be fined 100,000 baht for contravening the Emergency Decree. It was fairly obvious that this was a shake-down, but even with that knowledge it‘s difficult not to be shaken down when confronted with four cops in a police box. They demanded 20,000 baht to let me go, and eventually settled for 9,000 baht after ascertaining that was all I had on me. I suspect I could have paid them a lot less, but made the schoolboy error of getting my wallet out in which I thought I had about 4,000 baht and figured 1,000 baht per cop might secure my freedom. Unfortunately there was 9,000 baht in there so they took the lot which worked out at almost £40/can of Chang. When they let me go, they were insistent that the beers were put in a big black bin bag within the carrier bag to disguise their shape, obviously fearing that another posse of cops would intercept me before I reached my hotel. This suggests that the cops have been doing very nicely during the alcohol ban, and as this was the last night of the ban, were really stepping up their efforts before it ended. Perhaps this explains where some of the pressure was coming from to extend the ban in to May.
    Bangkok Post reports that three police officers from Provincial Police Region 8 are being probed after they were alleged to have made attempts to extort money from villagers in Surat Thani for 'illegal fishing'.
    200 to 300 villagers encircled the extortionists until the former subdistrict chief of Thung Kong arrived to free the officers.
    Updated Bangkok Post published an updated report about the incident.
    Updated Bangkok Post publishes additional facts about the three extorting policemen.
    Updated Bangkok Post reports that a number of people have been approaching hotel operators in the Pattaya, offering to ensure their properties are chosen for state quarantine if they pay them up to 40% of what the hotels will receive from the government.
Mike Baird's Cartoon: Back in the Fields
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A waste of Money
A waste of Money
On May 23rd Pattaya City Hall decided to go ahead with its nine-kilometre monorail project.
It's a project that nobody needs, except the Kunplome-Empire, which has been driving it for 12 years.
Read the stupid arguments presented by the Pattaya City administration promoting the useless monorail project.
Deadly Cables
JP Hotel, Soi Photisarn
JP Hotel, Soi Photisarn
JP Hotel, Soi Photisarn
Concerned people pointed out to us that the cables in front of the JP Hotel (located on Soi Photisarn) - shown above - have been compromising the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists for months.
Nobody cares!
Do you call that a professional management of this city?
Dirty Tap Water Updated
Still no Improvement
Dirty Tap Water
On February 12th, 2020, Udom Thipdecho, director of the Chonburi Provincial Irrigation Department, as well as some Officials from the Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) told the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association that they have reduced the water pressure as much as 20 percent in some areas, but nevertheless the entire region still has running water.
Now almost all the hotels are closed, Pattaya City has sealed off its tourists, Songkran, the water splashing Festival, has been cancelled and many Thais returned home, but the situation has not changed. It seems that the Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) lied to us with their statements about Pattaya's water reserves.
The water is still delivered by privat companies by tank trucks. it is not tested by any authority or institute and in many cases it is anything but clean. It often contains sand and other dirt particles, sometimes it even smells of chemicals.
Therefore, extreme caution is required when tap water is delivered by private water suppliers.
Mike Baird's Cartoon: You learn anything?
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 Unconfirmed Rumours: 
  • Ninja A Go-Go in Soi LK Metro will not survive the Corona crisis and closes down.
    Updated The venue is now on the block.
  • Happy A Go-Go on Walking Street will not survive the Corona crisis and closes down.
    Updated The venue is now on the block.
Jomtien during Covid-19
Jomtien Beach Road
Jomtien during Covid-19
Police claim that sitting here alone or with friends costs up to 100'000 Baht
Closed until January 1st, 2021
Naklua during Covid-19 Lockdoawn
Le Bali
About 300 Thai nationals who had returned from Abu Dhabi and Cairo on May 8th were screened by airport staff and Ministry of Disease Control officials at Suvarnabhumi Airport and then taken to a government-specified quarantine facility at Le Bali Pattaya Hotel in Naklua.
Pattaya during Covid-19 Lockdown
Pattaya Beach Road
Soi 7 Club closed
Soi 7 Club closed
The rooms of the now defunct Soi 7 Club, the successor of Bailey's Coyote Club, are on the block.
If you are interested please call 081 622 0128.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Mods & Rockers closed
Mods & Rockers closed
The rooms of the now defunct Mods & Rockers on Soi 7 are also on the block.
If you are interested please call 081 487 8110.
We will keep you up-to-date.
From Pig to Big
From Pig to Big
In Soi 7, in the rooms of the former Pig & Whistle Pub, an all new Big & whistle Pub is opening soon.
According to our information there is no connection between the Pig & Whistle Pub and the new Big & whistle Pub.
The new pub is run by an Indian management.
Long live the small difference!
From Pig to Big
The original Pig & Whistle Pub still serves customers on Jomtien Thappraya Road, opposite The Cove Pub.
Rosies, also known as Rosie 'O' Gradys, a long running Sports Bar and Restaurant in Soi 7, is on the block.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Tip Bar on the Block
Tip Bar on Soi 7, opposite Rosies Restaurant, is on the Block
If you are interested pleade call 061 860 2897 or 089 939 8860
69er Beer Bar
The famous 69er Beer Bar in Soi 7 capitulated to the effects of the Corona crisis. The owner closed the bar, but announced that he would reopen the bar in due course and at another location.
We will keep you up-to-date.
On the Block
The former Bondi Bar on Soi 7 is (still) on the block.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Malibu Lounge & Bar
Malibu Lounge & Bar on Soi Post Office can be rented.
If you are interested please call 081 794 4947
U Home Hostel
U Home Hostel on Soi Praisane (Soi Post Office) can be rented.
If you are interested please call 091 954 5665 or 086 335 5590
On the Block
The Tugas Bar & Guesthouse on Soi Pattayaland 1 (Soi 13/3), located between the Lewinsky's Restaurant and Sports Bar and the New Pind Balluchi Inn is on the block.
We will keep you up-to-date.
PS Plaza
At PS Plaza on Pattaya Central Road (Pattaya Klang) all shops disappeared from the parking lots.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Siren Bar Complex
The Siren Bar and Thai Boxing Complex in front of Pattaya Beer Garden closed down. Cleanup crews removed the bars as well as the stage. The Indian tailor who had rented a room in the same building also had to vacate the premises. Obviously the landlord is trying to start something new.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Soi Buakhaow
Soi Buakhaow during Covid-19
Soi Buakhaow
Buakhaow Nightmarket
Buakhaow Nightmarket
Tough to Beat
Tough to Beat
Early Bird Breakfast at the Hungry Hippo on Soi Buakhao
Korean BBQ
New Korean BBQ outlet
On Soi Buakhao, in the back area of Tree Town, a new Korean BBQ outlet will open soon. We know it as OPPA GOPCHANG - but obviously in Pattaya it will be called OPPA GOBCHANG ...
New Bronx
New Bronx Pizza outlet
On Soi Buakhao, located between the Climax Bar and the Zero Bar Beer, Bronx Pizza opened a new outlet for its popular pizza slices.
Queen Club
Queen Club
Queen Club on Soi LK Metro clears out its dusty furnitures.
Ninja on the Block
Ninja A Go-Go
Ninja A Go-Go on Soi LK Metro is looking for a new tenant and/or a new management.
If you should be interested please call 081 576 5988 or 094 413 2496
Celona Bar
In Soi LK Metro, in the rooms of the former G.M. Travel shop the all new Celona Bar will open after the lockdown.
Witherspoons Sports Bar & Restaurant
Witherspoons Sports Bar & Restaurant in Soi Buakhao reopened on May 7th under a new management.
Honey Corner Bar
Honey Corner Bar on Soi Buakhao/Soi Honey uses the Covid 19 crisis for a face-lift.
Sholay closed
Sholay, an Indian Restaurant on Soi Buakhao, is closing down.
Blue Falcon
After the Corona lockdown it will open as Blue Falcon Bar
Farang Bar
In Soi Lengkee, the Farang Bar is on the block.
If you should be interested please call 089 633 8572
Hungry Panda
Hungry Panda & The Grill already opened in Soi Lengkee, but until new pandemic regulations are announced by the authorithies, only take-away or Lineman delivery is available.
Duan Nam Ing Hotel
The Duan Nam Ing Hotel, located to the right of Pattaya City Hospital, is taking advantage of the Covid 19 crisis for a complete renovation.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Soi 6
Soi 6 during Covid-19 Lockdown
Soi 6
Perry bar
Change of name - or what?
We will keep you up-to-date.
Red Point Bar
In the (former?) Red Point Bar we could see some construction workers.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Walking Street
Walking Street during Covid-19 Lockdown
Walking Street
Jannaat Club
Jannaat Club on Walking Street
Jannaat Club
Jannaat Club on Marine Plaza
Jannaat, the brand new Indian Club at the Pattaya Midnight building, is waiting for a grand opening after the lifting of the entertainment ban.
Pattaya Midnight on Sale
Pattaya Midnight Complex
Pattaya Midnight Complex
Pattaya Midnight Complex
A number of buildings from the area that was to house the widely announced - but failled - Pattaya Midnight Entertainment Complex are now up for sale.
Happy A Go-Go
Happy A Go-Go and some Bars on the street of the same name are looking for new tenants.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Game Land
At the Bali Hai Entertainment Complex, in the rooms of a former drug store, Game Land will open soon.
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Panda A Go-Go
At Panda A Go-Go we could spot some construction workers.
Obviously the management uses the Covid-19 break to renew the interior of the club.
Work is on the way
From the unused rooms of the former Overmind A Go-Go Bar noise could be heard during the last few days of April, indicating that work is on the way to create something new.
We will keep you up-to-date.
Galaxy under Renovation
Galaxy claims to be under renovation and that it moved its Russian Dancers to XO Club, located opposite Soi Honey.
We will keep you up-to-date.
The end of Virtual Reality
The Virtual Reality Showcase, located opposite Soho Square, did not survive the visit of construction workers.
Simon Bar Complex
The long-suffering Simon Bar Complex, which is located opposite Tony's Entertainment Complex, removed all its bars and closed down. Many years ago the building was the home of the then successful Simon Travesty Show.
We will keep you up-to-date.
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