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May 2014
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Coup Leader
Coup d'état
On May 22nd at 17:00 General Prayuth Chan-ocha announced Thailand's latest Coup d'état.
The Thai Army put the country under curfew from 22:00 to 05:00.
(May 28th: 24:00 to 04:00, please read info below).
Please click here for our report about the coup and its consequences.
On May 27th at about 21:00 local General Prayuth Chan-ocha and his National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) announced a new curfew order.
It will be enforced from midnight to 04:00, effective May 28th, 2014.
The change came after widespread complaints.
Bankok's BTS skytrain, MRT subway and Air Port Rail Link run their services from 06:00 to 23:00.
Update: Later in the evening th NCPO said it is considering whether to exempt certain tourist destinations from curfew imposition. Popular destinations, such as Pattaya and/or Phuket, may be exempted from curfew after officials deem them as being peaceful, a spokesman said.
Police Colonel Supachai Phuikaewkhum
We have to say Goodbye to Pattaya's Superintendent
General Prayuth Chan-ocha and his National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) announced the transfer of Police Colonel Supachai Phuikaewkhum, an alleged well-wisher of the Red Shirts, to an inactive position at the National Police headquarters.
Cadbury's Pig
Pig's Chocolate
Cadbury, one of the world's most famous chocolate brands, is in hot soup in Malaysia after two of its products, Cadbury Dairy Milk Roast Almond and Cadbury Dairy Milk Hazelnut bars, were tested by the Malaysia's health ministry to contain pig DNA.
Cadbury Confectionary Malaysia, the manufacturer, says it has withdrawn the affected products from the market.
Chocolate manufactured by Cadbury Confectionary Malaysia are on sale in Thailand as well.
Spike goes Singapore
Spike from Pattaya Days reports from a beautiful City in a Garden.
Enjoy his pictures!
Pattaya Police Chief deported
Pattaya Police Chief deported
In the dead of night, during the curfew hours, members of the Sattahip based Royal Thai Navy seized Pattaya's glamour boy, Police Colonel Supachai Phuikaewkhum, and his wife Khun Juriporn.
The Chief of Pattaya's Police Station on Soi 9 was not only known by the many advertisements placed all over Pattaya, Police Colonel Supachai and his wife also have close affiliations with the Red Shirt movement.
The whereabouts of the couple is currently unknown, but we assume they are somewhere in Bangkok, united with other prominent supporters of the Red Shirt movement.
Observing other incidents during the last few hours, it seems to be obvious that Thailand's Army is hunting members and/or supporters of the Red Shirt movement.
myLady™ already asks: Who will remove all that billboards and when?
TV Program
Like North Korea
Refering to actual TV entertainment in Pattaya, tourists told me it's like living in North Korea.
At the time of writing, no domestic or foreign TV Channels are available available, with the exeption of the sporadic messages of the Junta on some channels.
It's even worse than living in the former DDR, a visitor from Germany claimed.
PS.: Since 18:00, May 23rd, Thailand's most important media is back.
Miss Universe Thailand
Allegedly Thailand's most beautiful women
Thailand's Miss Universe Thailand Contest ended with boos and jeers for the judges.
A 22-year-old actress and former host of teen television show Strawberry Cheesecake was crowned this year's Miss Universe Thailand.
According to press reports she has good contacts to Bangkok's Elite and published negative comments about Red Shirts on her Facebook page.
She accused pro-government red-shirt supporters of being anti-monarchist, and said that the country would be cleaner without them.
If you like to see really beautiful Thai Ladies then you have to come to Pattaya and simply ignore all these (manipulated) Miss contests.
Another Earthquake hits Chiang Rai
Thailand's National Disaster Warning Centre (NDWC) had to confirm that a 5-magnitude earthquake shook Chiang Rai's Mae Lao district at 18:05 on May 13th.
On May 10th the highly educataed and highly paid experts from the NDWC has declared the current earthquake risk in northern Thailand over.
Even uneducated people know that nature isn't predicable.
Experts are always wrong.
Quake Experts
On May 5th a 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the North of Thailand.
On May 10th Thailand's National Disaster Warning Center has declared the current earthquake risk in northern Thailand over.
On May 11th at least nine aftershocks measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale occurred in three districts of Chiang Rai.
On May 12th, during the morning hours, four aftershocks occurred in Phan and Mae Suay districts of Chiang Rai province.
We adore experts.
They are always wrong, but still make good money with the sh*t they tell.
Rain comes
Power goes
The day started with some pouring rain - and as usual in such a moment - the power said good bye in a wide part of Pattaya.
No TV, no Internet, no Coffee, no Shower. I not even could make a telephone call. My charger doesn't work without power.
If your business depends on (electrical) power, do not invest in this country, and if you depend on the internet, be advised that the recovery of the internet usually needs a few hours more than the power.
Nevertheless, the companies here still believe to provide worldclass service.
The motto of Thailand's people is FUN - not Quality or Work.
Using the brain - if exists - isn't opportune in this country.
Bangkok's Elite is the proof.
PS.: It took TrueMove almost 24 hours to restore its 'high speed' internet...
Tukcom Raided
On May 2nd we reported on the latest Piracy List and mentioned that Pattaya's IT center is still full of copycat products from Samsung an Nokia.
Only a few days later, on May 5th, fifty Officers from the Police Region 2 Intellectual Property Rights Unit raided the center on Pattaya's South Road, seized counterfeit goods worth an estimated 1.2 Million Baht and arrested 26 shop owners and sales assistants.
I never will understand why a NoName Product can't be sold as a NoName Product in this country...
Extremly strong Earthquake in Chiang Rai
An extremly strong Earthquake happened at 18:08 about 27km from Chiang Rai.
The Earthquake had a 6.0 magnitude on the Richter Scale.
According to experts this earthquake is a dangerous strike/slip earthquake where the main movement of the ground is horizontal. Houses who are not build with an earthquake resistance have a hard time to survive in the epicenter area. The movement can either be from the North-West to the South-East or or from the South-West to the North-East.
People in Chiang Mai report that the earthquake lasted about 20 to 30 seconds. No property damage report, just moderate shaking like on a small, still boat hit by large waves.
For more information please click SOS Earthquakes (
Cheating Thais
The Thai Embassy in Brussels warns:
Some Thai tour agencies apply for Schengen visas with a Schengen country complete with hotel bookings and in line with the other requirements.
When the visas are approved, the tour agencies cancel all the bookings and its customers travel to other countries instead.
Such a practice could cause direct problems for Thai tourists and the country's image as they could be rejected for entry into a country should the immigration officials learn about the scam, the Embassy claims.
Thailand remains on Piracy List
The US Trade Representative (USTR) decided that Thailand will remain on the list of the world's worst intellectual property (IP) violators for another year.
According to the US, Thailand still is turning a blind eye to widespread piracy of software, entertainment and branded goods.
Thailand's National Intellectual Property Right Centre of Enforcement is cooperating with 25 state agencies relating to intellectual property rights. They should scrutinize the MBK Centre, Chatuchak market, Siam Square, Sukhumvit Road and Patpong night markets in Bangkok; Karon and Patong beaches in Phuket, Tukcom in Pattaya and Rong Klua market at the Aranyaprathet border crossing.
The agencies do an 'excellent' job: At the time of writing Tukcom is full of copies of Samsung and Nokia phones...
Thailand joins Algeria, Argentina, Chile, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia and Venezuela as the world's worst intellectual property (IP) violators.
Singapore Airlines restores
On May 1st Singapore Airlines (SIA) decided to restore its five daily flights between the Thai capital and the island republic.
SIA claims that demand began to pick up with the improved sentiment for travel to Bangkok.
Virus alert
Thailand's Public Health Ministry has ordered its 53 health provincial offices to set up a disease surveillance system for the risk of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
The risk of the disease making its way into Thailand is possible because about 18'000 people from Middle East countries travel in the country and about 14'000 Thai Hajj pilgrims and other Thai tourists left for the Middle East region last month.
Garbage Town Pattaya obviously miss educated Officials
Pattaya City Hall claims that Pattaya's and Koh-Larn Island's villagers and tourists produce around 400 tons of garbage and rubbish each month.
The same source says that Pattaya collects 10 tons per day but Koh-Larn Island 20-30 tons of garbage per day.
It seems that Mr.Aumnuaythanawit Sompongtham, the chief of Pattaya cleaning and environment committee at City Hall, has to go back to school...
Police News
Crackdown announced
Pattaya City Hall anounced once again a crackdown on street vendors and peddlers who sell food and beverage on Pattaya's Beach (Road).
According to Anupong Putthanawarat, chief of a Peace Preservation and Administrative Department (PPAD), Foreigners and Thais have complained to Pattaya's administrator that the vendors are causing traffic congestion and made the road and footpath dirty and smelly.
Theerasak Jatupong, director of the Peace Preservation and Administrative Department (PPAD), announced a complete clampdown to enforce Beach Road to be a vendor free zone.
Police has to catch the vendors and confiscate their belongings, he said.
Perhaps Police should do the same with the motorcycle lenders.
Since the last 'crackdown', most of them are already back on Beach Road and are blocking the badly needed parking space.
A few years ago our lovely but lazy Police announced that they will take tough actions against double row parked vehicles.
Nothing happened.
During the evening hours Pattaya's Baht Bus drivers park their cars in a second row on Pattaya's congested Second Road, between Soi Pattayaland and the entry to Baywalk.
During the day you can enjoy two and three row parking on Walking Street.
Police patrol - but close the eyes - or open their hands...
300kgs of Marijuana seized in Pattaya
On May 1st Police arrested 4 people and sized over 300kgs of the class 5 drug Marijuana in East Pattaya and Naklua.
The gang said they purchased the drugs in Laos. Their intended was to sell it in Pattaya to Thais and Foreigners.
A big Bravo to the Police!
But the best
is yet to come:
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Pattaya News Flash May 2014 - The Source
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from the City where your Passion is still a Possibility©
The Country is now in the hand of Thailand's Army.
Jobless Baht Bus Drivers thanks to new Law?
On Sunday, May 11th, 2014, a new law comes into effect. It forces passengers of all public transport vehicles to buckle up.
Passengers found not to be wearing a seat belt will be fined 5'000 Baht immediately without exception, Asdsathai Rattanadilok Na Phuket, director-general of the Department of Land Transport, announced.
New Law
It's a useful law, but, as usually in this funny country, obviously implemented by completely brainless Lawmakers.
New Law
The term all public transport vehicles includes Baht Busses, all kind of Tuk-Tuks, Railway Cars and even Pattaya's notorious Police Pick-up cars used to collect Pattaya's Coconut Ghosts. As it is, it's not possible to enforce the new law. Therefore it will open just another door to the our ingenious police to collect money à discretion.
Seat belt
Fasten Seat Belt by travelling on Bangkok's immemorial busses.
Or pay 5'000 Baht...?
Seat belt
Welcome to the Animal Resort
Pattaya's Summer of Love
Pattaya's Summer of Love
Pattaya's Summer of Love
Pattaya's Summer of Love
Last month Pattaya City Hall declared a Summer of Love. We have the pictures.
Pattaya's Summer of Love
Last month Pattaya Police Colonel Supachai Phuikaewkhum, Pattaya's Police Chief, told the press that he is concerned about the fact that Pattaya will only be known for its sex industry and crime.
Our pictures show that his concerns are groundless.
As our beloved Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome says, Pattaya is the perfect Family Resort. The only problem he faces: Who on Earth believes that?
myLady™ believes that Itthiphol Kunplome is wrong. Pattaya never was a Family Resort - and never will be one. Pattaya is a Animal Resort, she says.
This City is full of Dogs, Cats and - Buffaloes from all over the world, myLady™ claims.
Be aware of Pattaya's Fleas
Be aware of Pattaya's Fleas
Mike Baird looks at Ladies
For more Cartoons please click into the Picture.
Or click here for more information about Ladyboys.
Strange Cars in Pattaya
Mike's friends own a few STRANGE Cars that you see from time to time cruising around Pattaya. They do look AMAZING for our little Town, Mike claims. Click for the Pictures!
Raise Buffaloes
On April 19th, 2014, a frustrated customer of Thailand Post published a two-and-a-half minute video clip on YouTube. The clip shows a folded envelope and a damaged picture inside, despite the envelope was clearly marked with a 'Do Not Fold' notice.
He recommended Thailand's Post Staff if you can't do your job then go raise buffaloes at home.
Many netizens shared their thoughts on the national state-owned Thai postal service, complaining they were also disappointed by its services.
Just a few days later, on April 24th, the postman brought two envelopes to my home. The first one I opened was from Tesco/Lotus and contained some coupons. They where competely useless. The coupons already expired on April 20th, 2014. The letter took more than one month from Bangkok to Pattaya.
The second letter was from the Government of my home country. It contained the documents for the February 9th, 2014, poll. The Government despatched the documents on December 23rd, 2013. The envelope need a full four months to reach my home.
It seems that the staff at Thailand Post got infected by Suthep Thaugsuban's don't-work flu!
PS.: On April 28th, 2014, I got another letter from the Government of my home country. It contained the documents for the May 18th poll. The letter was despatched on April 10th, 2014. Obviously somebody waked up or did realize that Suthep Thaugsuban tells sh*t only.
We do it the most stupid way
Beach Redevelopment
Pattaya City Hall started its beach-restoration project during the last days of April 2014. Where other Beach Resorts reclaim the sand from the sea, the clever people from Pattaya buy (expensive) sand elsewhere, transport it to our lovely beach(es) and fill it up into sacks. Then they 'open' the beach and place the sacks under the existing sand.
The procedure was recommended by the highly educated people from Pattaya's Burapha University and the Aquatic Resources Research Institute, under Chulalongkorn University. The whole exercise cost 468 million Baht.
We showed the pictures specialists in redeveloping beaches. We can't publish what they told us about the 'experts' recommending such a stupidity.
We are all waiting for the next rain. It will wash away the sand and we will walk above the beautiful sacks...
For more pictures of Pattaya's High-Tech Beach Restoration please click here.
Beach Redevelopment
Madin Hotel
During October 2013 we reported the opening of the new Madin Hotel across from BigC Extra! on Soi Carrefour, also known as Soi Yume or Soi Phaniatchang.
As you can see, the hotel already closed down...
Royal Garden Plaza gets a new fastfood outlet called BonChon Chicken. It's a fried chicken outlet from South Korea and claims that somebody at once said that it sells the best Chicken Wings in the country.
Obviously the people at CNN doesn't know the Chicken Wings myLady™ creates.
Simply beyond comprehension!
A company called Wise Technology 9 is improving the entry of Mike Shopping Mall on Beach Road, but not the mall's decade-long eyesore entry on Pattaya's 2nd Road.
J.J. Market
The end of North Pattaya's J.J. Market?
On May 14th Makro opened its all new Food Service store for Hotels and Restaurants on Pattaya's North Road, just across from Pattaya's well-known Bus Terminal.
MBK Pattaya
Since many months the MBK Market-sign hangs over Pattaya's Second Road promising an Unique Shopping Experience for Pattaya, but the building is still empty. Most of the small shops the landlord built along the sidewalk when erecting the MBK Market-sign already disappeared.
No demand for a (unlicensed?) copy of Bangkok's popular MBK Center?
PS.: On April 10th, 2012, Bangkok's MBK Group annonced that it was considering the development of a mixed-used property project worth Bt5 billion to Bt6 billion on an 18-rai (nearly 3 hectares) plot it owns on Pattaya's Beach Road. The Montien Hotel currently occupies the spot. Its lease with MBK allegedly expired during January 2013. The spot at Pattaya's 2nd Road was for many years the home of Pattaya Bowling.
The Bars in front of Soi Diana's Megabreak Snooker Club got new roofs. Therefore each venue was closed for a few days.
Poised to continue
Best Wurst is the name of the booth that sells tasty sausages on Soi LK Metro. If you joined 2014's Burapa Bike Week you will remember the lovely lady.
Caviar Lounge
Caviar Lounge closed, but there is some work on the way apparently to create something new.
The White Room Bar to its right still didn't open.
The 3som Bar and Guesthouse closed too and is on the block as is the former Mai Lu Si Bar on the same street.
Poised to continue
Living Dolls Showcase
The authorities closed Living Dolls' Showcase for 60 days.
Our busy Police found underaged girls dancing in the bar.
The bar will reopen on July 17th, 2014.
Marine Disco
Marine Disco got a face-lift. The Walking Street's oldest disco not only got Pattaya's largest, but also the City's most attractive LED-Display.
Lighthouse A Go-Go will open a K.C. A Go-Go Club just in front of Walking Streey's famous Living Dolls #1. The new club is scheduled to open at the end of this month in the premises of the failed Shhh... and Teazers Coyote bars.
Ginza II
Walking Street's Glasshouse goes Ginza.
The Glasshouse A Go-Go closed on May 6th. It had a short life: The venue opened on February 16th, 2013.
On May 14th, 2014, the venue reopened as Ginza II, but is still using the former Glasshouse sign.
L'Italiano moved
L'Italiano, the well-known Italian Restaurant, moved into the new building between Simon's (new) Bar Complex and King Sea Food - or just across from Fahrenheit A Go-Go. The beautiful new restaurant opened on May 11th, 2014.
Apple opened
Apple, the successor of the failed Play and Goodfellas Clubs, opened on May 14th as a Fitness (&) Pub featuring Coyotee dancers.
The venue announced to ask an entry fee of 90 Baht/day.
Let's wait and see if the new format will be a success. As you can see from the new sign, a worm is already in...
Don Joe
Don Joe, the other Italian Restaurant on Walking Street, is evoking its budget-priced food and drinks.
The restaurant is located a few meters from Insomnia only.
Poised to continue
Jomtien 2nd Road
Jomtien 2nd Road: Police closed the 2nd Road / Bun Kanchana crossover. Despite correct working traffic lights the place simply produced too many accidents. Pattaya's 'colourblind' road user ignored the signals...
Poised to continue
40% up at Big C!
During April 2014 Big C Extra! raised the price of Moccona's Espresso from 83.50 Baht to 117 Baht.
Hopefully there is still Pattaya's Friendship market on South Road:
At Friendship you can get the very same coffee for 84 Baht.
Apropos Friendship:
At Friendship Vegetables, Cheese, Meat and a lot of other goods are a lot cheaper than at Big C and - what's even more important - you get them in a much better quality!
53% up at Boots!
Until March 2014 Boots (Thailand) sold this box containing 30 tablets of multivitamins and minerals plus iron for 180 Baht.
Since April 2014 the same box contains 60 tablets and costs 550 Baht!
You pay 53% to much!
Boots (Thailand) raised the prices for almost all other vitamin tablets accordingly.
The tablets are made in Thailand.
Thai Work Force
Thailand's Labour Ministry has identified seven professions that Thais will have an edge when the Asean Economic Community is formed late in 2015:
Manual or semi-automatic metal active gas (MAG) welders, tungsten inert gas (TIG) carbon steel or stainless steel welders, HDPE pipe welders, steel pipe assemblers and fitters, carpenters, Thai masseurs and Thai-food cooks.
Thai skilled workers are well known for their quality works and in high demand in countries such as Singapore and Brunei, a spokesman of the ministry claims and adds that this is especially the case for Thai-food restaurants such as cooks and waiters.
For more information about Thailand's highly educated workforce click here.
Sophon Cable TV
Seen on Sophon Cable, a cable TV provider in Pattaya claiming to distribute about 100 TV-channels. In reality the company repeats some programs 2- or 3-times on different channels, sometimes with messages as the one published above.
Wrong marking
Before you buy a new Camera read this:
Sensor Sizes
The number of pixels, the size of the sensor and the quality of the lenses determine the quality of the pictures a camera shoots.
Sony α7R
Sony α7R: 36.4-megapixel Full-Frame (36.00x24.00mm) Exmor CMOS image sensor
Canon PowerShot A2600
Canon PowerShot A2600: 16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch (6.17x4.55mm) CCD image sensor
Sony α7R
Sony a7R: Detail 1:1. Not manipulated.
Canon PowerShot A2600
Canon PowerShot A2600: Detail 1:1 Not manipulated.
The Quintessence
To get the same quality as the 36.4-megapixel Full-Frame (36.00x24.00mm) sensor, a 16-megapixel sensor has to have the size of an APC-C sensor (23.6x15.6mm). If the sensor is smaller, it introduce more noise.
Sorry, but that's the reality.
In other words, should a 1/2.3-inch sensor produce the same quality in noise it will record a 1'260x945 pixel (1.19 Megapixel) picture. If it has more pixels, the sensor will introduce more noise. The examples published above are the proof.
Todays CMOS sensors not only are a lot faster, they also produce less noise than CCD based sensors, especially visible in low light conditions. Therefore please forget all the information Japan's camera maker told you during the last few years about the superior quality of CCD sensors. It's simply not (longer) true.
If you look out for a new camera, choose wisely - and read the reviews published by Steve's Digicams.
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Paradise A Go-Go
Premier Club Soi 8
Blue Rahtree Complex
ninety-four coffee
Luna Massage
Dolpin Beer Garden
Night Lovers Club
Super Show Bar
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Deja Vu Soho Square
XO Club Walking Street
Big Event:
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click April News.
Never forget:
It's not your Face and not your Body that makes you sexy.
It's your MONEY!
Dissolve the European Union immediately!
The Officials from the European Union, Greece and Spain still waste billions of €uro of their taxpayers' money.
Members of Greece's Elite still don't pay any taxes.
According to a report produced by German TV, the Officials in Brussels not even know what really happens with the money they spend!
Dissolve the European Union immediately!
The US Justice Department indicted five Chinese military officers with stealing data from six US companies and unions.
The worlds largest Mafia Organisation obviously already forgot that it steals data from millions of computer, phones and tablets every single day day and is spying into thousands of companies and businesses around the world.
Thanks to Edward Snowden we don't believe all the sh*t America's President and his countries Ministers, Senators and Organisations tell.
Merkel kuscht
German Government turns down testimony of Snowden in Germany.
Ugh! Disgusting!
Be aware of the NSA
Be aware of the NSA
The National Security Agency has built a network that can access as much as 75% of all U.S. Web traffic. With the help of Great Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), they control whole of Europe too.
More Information
The Godfather's Story
The Kunplomes
Do you know Xiaomi?
Xiaomi is one of China's rising stars in the handset business.
At the beginning of this year the company announced it aims to ship 40 million smartphones this year.
A few weeks later only, Xiaomi adjused its forecast to 60 million.
And today? Xiaomi is now putting in increased orders to supply chains, with the aim of shipping 80 million handsets in 2014.
By the way, in 2015 Xiaomi aims to ship 160 million handsets into China's market.
New iPhones
Our source in China reports that Apple starts production of its new 4.7-inch iPhone in July 2014.
The first 5.5-inch iPhones will left Foxconn's plants in Zhengzhou, China, in August 2014.
Adjust your budget accordingly...
HP says Farewell
HP, also known as Hewlett-Packard, will lay off another 16'000 workers on top of 34'000 layoffs it already announced.
Dr. Dre
Hard times for Tukcom?
Apple is reportedly in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, the high-end-headphone maker co-founded by hip-hop artist Dr. Dre, in a deal worth $3.2 billion.
Really bad news for Tukcom's resellers.
Since many months the pack are selling copies of Dr. Dre's products overlooked by Pattaya's permissive Police.
But if Apple Inc. is owing the company things will change very fast, then even Pattaya's lazy Police have to wake up and run...
The Loser claims a Victory
An American jury found Samsung Electronic has violated patents held by Apple Inc and has to pay $119.6 million.
But the worldwide customers saw it differently.
For most customers Samsung's solutions are simply a lot superior than Apples's completely overcalculated phones.
It seems Apple has to make its money with the help of (America's) courts.
Memory price hike
Due to low inventory levels in the supply chain and insufficient supply of memory chips from Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix DRAM memory manufacturers will raise their prices.
Samsung reportedly was hit by low yield rates while migrating the production to its new 25nm process.
SK Hynix's fire-damaged memory chip plant in Wuxi, China, was reportedly jeopardized again by newly installed machinery.
64-bit entry level Smartphones
MediaTek will launch two 64-bit smartphones solutions, the quad-core MT6732 and 8-core MT6752, in the third quarter of 2014.
MediaTek's 64-bit CPUs will target the entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment.
Insiders believe that 8-core or 64-bit CPUs become the mainstream technology for entry-level and mid-range smartphones in the second half of 2014.
If you buy a new phone look out for a CPU dubbed as MT6732 (quad-core) or MT6752 (8-core).
Merry goes Thailand
Taiwan based Merry Electronics is setting up a factory in Thailand to produce entertainment-use headsets and hand-free voice communication devices.
In its factory in China the company produce hand-free voice communication devices for Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola.
NightWalker's Technology News
Do not ride Jet Ski in Pattaya!
No progress on Jet Ski saga:
Pattaya City Hall still doesn't do anything to stop the scam!
All the announcements made during last year were City Hall Blah-Blah only...
As long as Jet Ski vendors - respectively their victims - fill up our officials' pockets nothing will happen!
May 17th, 2014:
Avoid Pattaya's Islands
The boats are overloaded, don't provide lifevests for all passengers, are badly maintaited and aren't covered by adequate insurance policies.
Pattaya's lazy and allegedly corrupt Officials promised to check owners, personnel and boats regularly, but they don't.
Avoid mosquitoes, they spread the Dengue Fever
Date-rape drug warning
According to Pattaya Police, it is common in this resort that foreign tourists get drugged and robbed in their hotel rooms, apartments or houses by prostitutes or ladyboys.
May 28th, 2014:
May 31th, 2014:
Ladyboy Pick-Pocket Gangs on Pattaya's Beach Promenade
Ladyboy Pick-Pocket Gangs are working almost daily on Pattaya's Beach Promenade!
May 2nd, 2014:
May 21st, 2014:
Necklace Snatch
Never wear Gold in Pattaya!
May 2nd, 2014:
Pattaya has Rooms
Funny Pattaya
Lovely Corner Bar
Don't touch Internet
Don't touch Internet
Pattaya 100%?
Pattaya's Shirt claims
Which Position please?
In Thai the sign announces a pedestrian crossing.
We already checked it: Its not a Google translation!
Last Word
I'm a Buffalo
(in the eys of myLady™}
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