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Pattaya tries to vaccinate its citizens
The Resort tries to vaccinate all its citizens (with almost no vaccines available ....)
Bangkok Post: Pattaya to scrap 14-day quarantine Reopening depends on jab drive success.
Emergency Decree Updated
Emercency Decree extended
On May 21st, 2021, the CCSA (the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration) - supervised by Thailand's Prime Minister, Dictator, Songwriter and the man of many words Prayut Chan-o-cha - extended the Emergency Decree for another two months through July 31st. This is the 12th extension of the special law since it was enacted March 26th, 2020. The government has insisted that the law has nothing to do with politics, despite its regular use against dissidents.
The special law was enacted March 26th, 2020, and gives Prayut Chan-o-cha sweeping powers, including a ban on large gatherings that prevents anti-government protests.
According to Natapanu Nopakun, a deputy spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, interagency cooperation and integration under the decree is still necessary to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Thailand.
Obviously it's in the Family
The Nation Thailand: NACC alleges PM's brother submitted 'false property report'
Bangkok Post: NACC hits Preecha over assets
Prayut has been a serial liar since day one when he promised he would never make a coup ....
Thailand's Richest
Thailand's Richest
Money makes the country go round
Think along
Think along
After Covid-19 vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna, 84 people have died in Switzerland so far. Only Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are approved in Switzerland.
Why does hardly anyone report on this?
Why does the media only report on problems and deaths with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine?
Perhaps this could be the reason for the great silence:
The cost of a dose of the coronavirus vaccine
Johnson & Johnson€6.94€7.04
EU = European Union
GER = Germany
A scientist in Europe told us that it is not the vaccine from Oxford-AstraZeneca that poses a problem, the problem is Pfizer, he claimed with a smile
Covid-19 Updated
Thailand's Jab Plan
Thailand's Jab Plan
Updated: The Thai government has already suspended the widely advertised vaccine registration via its Mor Prom app. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) blames "increasing confusion" for the suspension. The platform will now only track and certify vaccinations.
Out to Lunch
Graphic by courtesy of Bangkok Post
Cartoon by courtesy of Stephffart
Cartoon by courtesy of Stephffart
AstraZeneca delivered the first batch on June 2nd
AstraZeneca delivered
Thailand's Covid-19 Rollout
As of June 14th, 2021
Thailand's Covid-19 Rollout
Thai Enquirer: Seven days was all it took for the government's vaccine rollout to fail
Bangkok Post: Govt urged to 'give people the facts' on vaccine shortages
The Nation Thailand: BMA denies responsibility for distribution of vaccines to inoculation centres
The Nation Thailand: Govt agency told Bangkok hospital to alter FB post on vaccine shortage, co-founder claims
Bangkok Post: The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration admits to vaccine shortage
The only thing this government is capable of organising is the purchase of weapons
Thailand's Road to Reopening Updated
Thailand's Road to Reopening
Don't take it for granted, it can change faster than you change your shirt ....
Thailand's Covid-19 Management Plan
As of June 11th, 2021
Thailand's Covid-19 Management Plan
Our Opinion
The recent sandbox battle over Phuket, Koh Samui, Chiang Mai, Pattaya and other travel destinations shows once again that the predominantly military-dominated Thai government does not really understand the needs of tourists. The Big Boys don't even understand how the tourism industry works.
Constantly changing regulations do not attract tourists to the country, they scare them away!
Bangkok Post: Lower hopes for Phuket
Bangkok Post: Roadblock for Pattaya's reopening plan
Tourist tracking
Contrary to reports in some media, the tracking bracelets are only intended for people who do not have a working mobile phone with the tracking application installed or who refuse to install the application.
A PCR test will be conducted on all guests upon arrival in Phuket. After that, guests have to wait 12 hours in their room for their results!
Jokey Sandbox Regulation
It's not fake news, it's a joke!
(Thailand's Dictator gives black cats a wide berth)
Open from October 2021?
Open from October 2021?
Don't take it for granted, it can change faster than you change your shirt ....
Covid-19 Updated
Vaccine Hope for Foreigners
Vaccine Hope for Foreigners
Koh Samui
While Koh Samui is doing nails with heads and making clear statements, Pattaya's mayor Sontaya Kunplome and his City Hall are getting into their usual blah blah blah.
CCSA spokesman Natapanu Nopakun said on June 7th, 2021, that foreigners aged 60 or over, as well as those who have underlying diseases, can now register for vaccinations online at re-starting June 14th.
Other foreigners will be able to register online at a later period.
Covid-19 registering in Phuket
Bangkok Post: Nationwide vaccination drive underway
Bangkok Post: Govt vaccination website opens for foreigners
Khaosod English: Foreigners Vaccine Registration Kicks Off With Chaos and Confusion
Bangkok Post: PM says sorry for hold-ups in jabs rollout
Thai PBS World: Confusion reigns as Thailand's 3 million expats wait for their shots
Pattaya moves on ....
Pattaya waits for vaccination
The World Class Resort claims to be ready for the jabs
Pattaya tries to vaccinate its citizens
Please read Pattaya Mail: Disorganized Pattaya officials battling chaos to organize June Covid-19 vaccinations
Approved Covid-19 Vaccines
As of May 28th, 2021
Approved Vaccines in Thailand
Sinovac vs AstraZeneca
WHO approved Covid-19 vaccines
New data from a study conducted in the United Kingdom show that AstraZeneca's vaccine offers effective protection against the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus, also known as the B.1.617.2 strain that was first detected in India.
Data from Public Health England (PHE), showed that two doses of the vaccine are 92% effective in preventing hospitalisations caused by the Delta variant, noting no deaths from the strain were reported.
Provinces Free of Covid-19 Infections
As of May 28th, 2021
Free of Covid-19 Infections
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Dirty Tap Water again
Same procedure as every year!
Dirty Tap Water
Despite the fact that Pattaya has virtually no tourists to accommodate this year, the Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) finds itself obliged to supply households with dirty and at times smelly tap water for the third month this year. In addition, the water pressure will be temporarily reduced.
It is not a new phenomenon, the PWA has not been in control of Pattaya's water supply for decades.
We don't care
We don't care
For years, Pattaya City Hall has been trying to sell the failed beach promenade as a mirror image of world-famous seaside resorts. But the big boys keep forgetting that the popular beaches do not only consist of some sand, but also of a well-tended promenade.
In the decades since Pattaya's existence, those in power have still not understood that the infrastructure also needs to be maintained, which is why everything is falling into disrepair in a very short time.
Waterpark reopens
Ramayana Waterpark reopens
Ramayana Waterpark announces that it will reopen, but on Weekends only.
Freshly Baked
Harry Bakery
Harry Bakery, known from Jomtien and Soi Buakhao, opened a new outlet at the entrance to Naklua's Loma Market.
Naklua Soi 31 to Soi 33
The whole area between Naklua Soi 31 and Soi 33 is cordoned off. All shops are closed.
Obviously something new is being planned in front of the new Akara Hotel.
Motorcycle parking area
New parking area for motorcycles on top of the underground parking house.
Trending Cannabis
Guncha Cafe
Guncha, one of the new Cannabis coffee shops on Pattaya Beach Road.
Drinking Street
Drinking Street Bar Complex
The entire Drinking Street Bar Complex in the northern part of Pattaya Second Road right in front of Terminal21 is available for rent.
Drinking Street Bar Complex
Hooters claims to be open.
Red Cat
Red Cat
The Red Cat Bar, located just outside the Pattaya Police Station on the city's Beach Road, is available for rent.
Soi Buakhaow
#1 Pothole Street Updated
Woodstock goes Pattaya
If you want to do some real motocross, just visit Soi Chaiyapoon, off Soi Buakhao, on your bicycle or motorbike.
Since decades it's the number one pothole street in town!
As of today, June 11th, the road has a new surface!
The Warehouse is coming
The Warehouse Club Pattaya
The Warehouse Club is slowly taking shape. Managed by the BAKU Group, the venue replaces the badly failed Pook Plaza, a Ladyboy meeting place.
Woodstock goes Pattaya
Woodstock goes Pattaya
In the rooms of the former Steak & Co. in Soi Lengkee an American BBQ restaurant called Woodstock will open soon.
Steak & Co. has generously found shelter in the neighbouring Smokin' Joe's BBQ eatery.
House of Licorice at Candyland
House of Licorice at Candyland
Candyland in the southern part of Soi Buakhao and to the left of the well-known Benelux Bar received additional signs, probably to describe the business type: House of Licorice and - a bit hidden - Freelance Bar - No Bar Fine.
House of Licorice at Candyland
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up
Tree Town gears up: From Cannabis to Sports Bars and Sluts....
Soi Buakhao does the same
The successor of Amazon Bar
The successor of the defunct Amazon Bar will be a bar too, not a mini market as widely speculated.
If you are a frequent visitor to Soi Chaiyapoon or Soi 7, it should be easy for you to guess who is the manager of this new bar.
Shop to rent
Currently, a lot of work is being done on Soi Buakhao, but there are still a few shops available for rent - but significantly fewer than in other streets.
The End of the Game
End of the game
On June 4th Colin from Retox Game On informed his customers: As you know we closed last week and after several mtgs/discussions etc with my two partners back in the UK it's been decided that we will not be opening up Retox Game On again, it will be listed soon. Thanks to all the lads on here that used to come in in the past year or so, we couldn't have made it this far without you.
The End of Tacos
The End of Boss Bar and Senor Taco
Boss Bar as well as Senor Tacos, which until recently were located opposite Serenity Club A Go-Go, have been closed. Construction workers are already in the process of creating something new.
The 'villa' is for sale
Jasmine Villa is for sale
Jasmine Villa, a small hotel with short-time rooms between Soi LK Metro and Soi Honey (Soi 11), is for sale.
If you are interested, please call 064 950 6336.
Now all we need is for the authorities to play along, give Soi Buakhao a large, truly walkable pavement, and make it one-way for vehicles.
Soi 6
Discover a brand new Soi 6
Soi 6 Coffee
Enjoy a Royal Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at Queen Victoria Inn or an aromatic coffee at the Soi 6 Coffee Shop and discover the whole new Soi 6 feeling!
Queen Victoria Inn
Walking Street
Corona's Greetings
New Simons Bar Complex
The entire Simons Bar Complex, 22 metres wide and 50 metres deep, is available for rent.
However, before making a decision, please read carefully the report published by Pattaya Mail on 9 March 2021 and review the current situation of City Hall's somewhat obscure neo-Pattaya plans.
Time changes
Tony's is now part of the Indian Nashaa Group.
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The Fun starts here
New Car Design
New Car Design
Social Distancing in Pattaya
Social Distancing
Take it easy
Take it easy
We don't want your money!
We don't want your money!
Love is in the air
Love is in the air
The result of a lack of education
The result of a lack of education
The result of a lack of education
The result of a lack of education
The result of a lack of education
The result of a lack of education
I'm ready for the rainy season
I'm ready for the rainy season
Amazing Switzerland
All good things come from above
Exotic goes to Switzerland
More fun than a barrel of monkeys!
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Virus Warnings Updated
Dengue Fever
Outbreak of Dengue Fever
While Thailand seems to have the corona virus under control, the situation with dengue fever, another viral disease, is extremely worrying in the Kingdom, especially during the rainy season.
Thailand's Public Health Officials advise people to make sure that there is no standing water around their homes, as this is a breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying the dengue virus.
Be Aware of Dengue
Another dangerous virus in this area is the Chikungunya virus. It is spread to people by the bite of an infected mosquito.
The most common symptoms of infection are fever and joint pain. Other symptoms may include headache, muscle pain, joint swelling, or rash.
The Chikungunya virus was found for the first time in the Americas on islands in the Caribbean in late 2013.
The virus was imported by infected travellers into new areas such as Thailand.
Currently there is no vaccine for prevention or medication to treat a Chikungunya virus infection.
Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by measles virus.
Symptoms usually develop 10–12 days after exposure to an infected person and last 7–10 days. Initial symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40°C, cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes. Small white spots may form inside the mouth two or three days after the start of symptoms. A red, flat rash which usually starts on the face and then spreads to the rest of the body typically begins three to five days after the start of symptoms.
Measles is an airborne disease which spreads easily from one person to the next through the coughs and sneezes of infected people.
No specific treatment is available but the measles vaccine is effective at preventing the disease and is exceptionally safe.
Kill the Virus Updated
How to Handwash
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • There have been reported outbreaks of COVID-19 in some closed settings, such as restaurants, nightclubs, places of worship or places of work where people may be shouting, talking, or singing.
    In these outbreaks, aerosol transmission, particularly in these indoor locations where there are crowded and inadequately ventilated spaces where infected persons spend long periods of time with others, cannot be ruled out.
    Aerosols are very small droplets that can contain the COVID-19 virus and are able to stay suspended in the air for longer periods of time.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Wear a face mask and/or a face shield
  • Stay at home - and wait for better times!
How to dispose your masks
How to dispose your masks
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