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Public Health Notice
The Chonburi Health Department urges visitors to the following nightclubs to take a Covid 19 test and avoid contact until a test result is received.
808 Nightclub, Walking Street, Pattaya:
April 1st until April 10th
Bone Disco, Soi Phettrakun, North Pattaya:
April 2nd, between 21:00 and 24:00
Cetus Club Pattaya, The Avenue, 2nd Road, Central Pattaya:
April 1st until April 7th
Hooters, Beach Road, Pattaya:
April 12th, 15:00 until 16:00
Pin-Up A Go-Go, Walking Street, Pattaya:
April 9th, 19:00 until 24:00
Lust Bar, Soi 6, Pattaya:
April 9th, 16:30 until 20:50
Trench Town Bar, Soi Buakhao, Pattaya:
April 1st until April 9th, 19:00 until 24:00
Queen Club A Go-Go, Soi LK Metro, Pattaya:
April 1st until April 9th, 18:00 until 02:00
Sugar Sugar A Go-Go, Soi LK Metro, Pattaya:
April 5th, 19:00 until 03:00
Catch Me A Go-Go, Soi LK Metro, Pattaya:
No further details yet
Lucifer Disco, Walking Street, Pattaya:
No further details yet
Fantasy Lounge, Soi Buakhao, Pattaya:
No further details yet
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Emergency Decree Updated
Emercency Decree extended
On March 19th, 2021, the Cabinet of Thailand's Prime Minister, Dictator, Songwriter and the man of many words Prayut Chan-o-cha approved the extension of the nationwide state of emergency from April 1st until May 31st, 2021, to prevent a resurgence in coronavirus infections and to help the authorities to enforce mandatory quarantines and streamline disease-control plans.
It is the 11th consecutive extension of the state of emergency since the start of the pandemic.
The emergency was imposed during March 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.
Covid-19
Shutdown Orders
Temporarily Closed
On April 5th, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered an immediate 14-day shutdown of entertainment venues or restaurants where a Covid-19 infection is found.
If an infection is found at any of these businesses, it will be shut down for at least two weeks. In case infections are found across many businesses in the same area, they will all be shut for at least 14 days, the new rule says.
April 9th: Today Thailand's COVID-19 Response Center ordered a two-week closure of nightlife venues (bars, pubs, karaoke) and soapy massage parlours in 41 provinces including Pattaya (Chonburi) from April 10th.
April 14th: Starting April 15th, shopping malls across Thailand will close at 21:00. to combat the spread of Covid-19.
April 16th: New Zoning!
New Covid-19 zoning
Nationwide closures of schools and nightlife venues, no events of more than 50 people ....
Dine-in allowed until 21:00, serving of alcohol banned
Shopping malls and fitness centers must be closed by 21:00
Convenience stores, markets, supermarkets must be closed by 23:00
This new measures will be effective for two weeks starting Sunday, April 18th
We will keep you up-to-date.
Reopening Thailand?
Grand reopening
Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Thailand's Minister of Tourism and Sport, said on March 26th that foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to visit six tourism provinces beginning next month. Nevertheless they must still be quarantined for seven days.
From April to June, inoculated foreign visitors arriving in Phuket, Krabi, Phangnga, Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Chon Buri (Pattaya) or Chiang Mai will only be required to undergo quarantine in hotels or other designated facilities for seven days.
From July to September, vaccinated tourists can visit Phuket without having to undergo quarantine.
Despite the quarantine waiver, the travel activities of tourists will be restricted to sealed routes on Phuket for seven days before they are allowed to visit other locations, the Minister said. Moreover, Tourists are still required to use Thailand's contact tracing apps.
A full reopening of the country is expected to take place in January 2022.
Remember that an armada of criminals is already waiting all over the world to sell you vaccination certificates, the so called Vaccine Passport. They will torpedo all faithful attempts to open up countries.
Update (April 16th): Today the Hessian State Criminal Police Office (LKA) has warned of fake corona vaccination cards that have been available for sale on the Internet for a few days.
Despite the many promises of Thailand's wordy Dictator Prayut Chan-o-cha, less than 1% of Thailand's population has been vaccinated against Covid-19 by April 10th, 2021.
We will keep you up-to-date.
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Our World today Updated
Our World today
Our World today
Our World today
The Butcher from Burma
Diplomats from Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand attended his military parade in Naypyitaw.
Please read the report from CNN
and the report from BBC
For some unknown reason, CNN removed this part from their initial report:
CNN removed this part from their initial report
April 9th: The Burmese thugs are now confiscating satellite dishes and are interupting the country's fiber broadband services.
THAI SOLDIERS SEND BACK REFUGEES FLEEING MYANMAR Khaosod English reports
For additional information on this topic please read:
Bangkok Post: People fleeing Myanmar violence will not be turned away
Khaosod English: Myanmar Junta Deepens Violence With New Air Attacks in East
In full contrast to the claims of the Thai government and its Dictator, even NHK (Japan) reported on April 1st live from the border that thousands of refugees were sent back to Myanmar by the Thai army.
Remember China
On March 30th, 2021, China's top decision-making body, the NPC Standing Committee, has passed several changes to Hong Kong's electoral rules which will tighten its control over the city. The change will mean the end of democracy, as it removes all opposition from Hong Kong's parliament.
For additional information please read:
BBC News China passes 'patriot' electoral reforms.
BBC News China is trampling on Hong Kong's democracy.
Uyghurs living in Xinjiang, China's biggest region, have been detained at camps where allegations of torture, forced labour and sexual abuse have emerged.
BBC News The cost of speaking up against China.
BBC News Xinjiang cotton ban is self-defeating, China tells H&M.
A fleet of about 210 Chinese ships are now scattered across the contested Spratly Islands. The Philippine is expressing deep concern over the continuing unlawful presence of the Chinese Maritime Militia.
For additional information on this topic please read:
Bangkok Post Chinese ships 'swarming' around disputed Spratly Islands.
Maybe now is the time to stop buying all products Made in China, including iPhones, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model Y and so on.
Turkey tramples on Human Rights
Turkish Dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdraw Turkey from the Istanbul Convention, a treaty on preventing violence against women and children.
The Dictator issued a presidential decree late last month annulling Turkey's ratification, following months of pressure from conservative and Islamist groups.
Moreover, all freedom-loving people are deeply concerned about the recent developments in Turkey, especially about freedom of speech and the attacks on political parties and the media.
Maybe now is the time to stop buying all products Made in Turkey.
Unlawful Lawmakers?
Someday, my son
A total of 19 MPs from various political parties are currently being investigated for serious misconduct over alleged public land encroachment, Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) confirms.
Pareena Kraikupt, a Palang Pracharath Party MP for Ratchaburi, has already been removed from her duties after she was found to have illegally owned land in a forest reserve.
If these new cases of illegal activities are confirmed, it could mean the end of Prayut Chan-o-cha's government.
Mobile operators
I only want your money
The use of mobile phones and the Internet has been increasing rapidly. with the continuous developments in technology. This helps businesses to have a more interactive relationship with their customers. According to scientists, short message services Especially are of importance to maintain customer relations.
As a mobile phone user, at least here in Thailand, you are practically unprotected from this annoying business practices, as all network operators we know bombard their customers with SMS almost every day.
TrueMove has particularly caught our attention: the company sends up to 4 SMS messages per day and tries to sell completely useless Covid and life insurance policies and electronic goodies in addition to new contracts.
Bad News
Spike's Cat
Spike Tennyson, a British blogger and once a citizen of Pattaya as well as the webmaster of Pattaya Days and later - after returning home - of sawasdee-uk has closed both sites.
Many miss his stories and his beautiful photos from Thailand, his new domicile in the UK and, of course, his cat.
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April in Pattaya Updated
April in Pattaya
This year, we are once again dispensing with our previously popular pranks on April 1st.
Our revered Dictator still can't take a joke.
Upcoming Festivals
April 2021
Kite on the Beach
Enjoy the kites from April 9th to April 19th, 2021
Songkran
Songkran activities from April 13th until April 19th, 2021
As a Corona protective measure, water splashing is prohibited!
May 2021 Updated
Pattaya Music Festivals
April 30th – May 1st: Pattaya Music Festival at Pattaya Beach
May 7th – May 8th: Pattaya Music Festival at Jomtien Beach
May 14th – May 15th: Pattaya Music Festival at Lan Poe Public Park, Naklua
May 21st – May 22nd: Pattaya Music Festival at Central Pattaya Beach
April 16th: Pattaya City Hall postponed all this events!
Tasty Foods 2021
Affordable & Tasty Foods 2021
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Bangsaray
Say Good Bye to Cartoon Network's Waterpark
Cartoon Network's Waterpark closes
Cartoon Network's water park will make a comeback as Aquaverse.
The well-known amusement park is being retooled with IP from Sony-owned Columbia Pictures.
Jeffrey Godsick from Sony Pictures Entertainment division says Sony is creating opportunities for all audiences around the world to dive deeper into Sony's stories through water parks, travelling exhibits and theme park attractions.
The theme park will have both land and water-based attractions for guests of all ages inspired by the films Ghostbusters, Jumanji and Bad Boys.
The park is scheduled to (re)open in October 2021, with all newly planned attractions available sometime in October 2022.
Jomtien
Tasty Expat Foods
Tasty Expat Foods
Tasty Expat Foods
Naklua
Buzzing Pattaya
Buzzed Pattaya
At the back (and left) of the VIP Bar Center (officially known as VIP Center Bar), which has not been very successful to date, a new Karaoke & (Thai) Pub called BUZZED PATTAYA is being built on Naklua Road next to the already existing KISS Karaoke, Pub and Restaurant.
The new venue has a smaller signage but takes up much more space than the KISS.
Pattaya
Pattaya Sweethearts
During the Covid 19 pandemic, only PattayaSweethearts reports on the A Go-Go and Disco scene in Pattaya
More Mexican-inspired foods
Taco Bell at RGP
On the Beach Road side of Royal Garden Plaza, in an empty shop between Burger King and Sizzler, the new Taco Bell outlet is being built. It is sheduled to open in May, but at the latest in June.
Taco Bell was founded in 1962 by Glen Bell, a fast food pioneer, in San Bernadino, California. In 1978, PepsiCo (PepsiCola) bought the company. Today it is owned by Yum! Brands, Inc. which also operates KFC and Pizza Hut, among others.
Taco Bell at RGP
Still alive
Shakariki 432
If you miss the now defunct Japanese Shakariki 432 restaurant at Terminal21, there is still a branch on Pattaya 2nd Road, about 100 metres from the South Road intersection.
Soapy reopened
Grand Honey 3 Body Massage
Grand Honey 3, the Body Massage Parlour on Pattaya South Road, is the first and only of Pattaya's large soapies to reopen.
Siren Square reopened
New bar complex
A Number One Bar has opened at the completely revamped Siren Square, the bar complex in front of the still closed Pattaya Beer Garden.
New Bars in Soi 7
New Bars in Soi 7
In the completely renovated bar complex in Soi 7, opposite the Eastiny Center Hotel, Chor Leera and Easy Bar replace the former Foxy Lady and Up 2 U bars.
New Bar in Soi Post Office (13/2)
No Idea
A NO IDEA Bar (sic) opened in the rooms of the former Høvdingen Restaurant in Soi Post Office (also known as Soi Praisanee or Soi 13/2).
Japanese village disappeared
Amphawa Market Pattaya
The cozy Japanese style village at Amphawa Market on South Pattaya Road disappeared completely.
For sale
For sale
The 49-Baht Steakhouse on Pattaya 3rd Road opposite the upcoming Xzyte Food Market has closed and is now for sale.
Xzyte Food Market
Xzyte Food Market
Xzyte Food Market, located on Pattaya 3rd Road, is expected to open soon, provided of course that enough tenants can be found to take the risk and make a fresh start in crisis-ridden Pattaya.
Xzyte Food Market
Xzyte Food Market
The Comeback of Starbucks
Starbucks
The long-missing Starbucks branch at the Royal Garden Plaza has reopened.
Soi Buakhaow
Pattaya Sweethearts
During the Covid 19 pandemic, only PattayaSweethearts reports on the A Go-Go and Disco scene in Pattaya
New Sign
New Sign
The time-honored Dragon Bar has received a new and contemporary LED sign, but everything else has remained unchanged.
Moved
Bronx Pizza
Bronx Pizza moved into the rooms of the former Brooklyn Diner Pizzeria in Soi Buakhao.
What a shame! Bronx Pizza replaced the existing original Italian pizza oven with an electric bakery oven.
Facelift
Na Vila
In the last days of March, Na Vila Bar has revamped the venue and added a pool table.
New Management, New Name
catch Me
Catch Me is the successor of Touch A Go-Go in Soi LK Metro.
Announcement
Rock Factory announcement
Rock Factory announcement
From Chill to Candy
Candyland
The venue announced last month as Chill Bar has already been changed to another name before it opens: It appears to be opening as a cocktail bar and is being traded as Candyland.
Up for rent
For sale
The Rocker Bar, located opposite the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, is up for rent.
Soi 6
Pattaya Sweethearts
During the Covid 19 pandemic, only PattayaSweethearts reports on the A Go-Go and Disco scene in Pattaya
Coffee replaces Massage
Soi 6 Coffee
You can now enjoy a revitalising coffee in the rooms of the former Good Friend Massage.
Soi 6 Coffee is the second coffee outlet after the obviously successful Southern Coffee Shop.
With coffee, at least theoretically, a much higher profit margin can be achieved than with beer. But only the future will show whether this really pays off in reality.
Built on Sand?
Sandcastle
The all new Sandcastle Bar & Lounge opened on April 3rd with a party in the rooms of the now defunct Baku Bar.
Sandcastle
Walking Street
Pattaya Sweethearts
During the Covid 19 pandemic, only PattayaSweethearts reports on the A Go-Go and Disco scene in Pattaya
Old Weed Man
Old Weed Man
Not only in Walking Street, but also in Soi Buakhao and everywhere else in Pattaya, cannabis shops are sprouting like mushrooms elsewhere.
The End
Lobster Pot
Lobster Pot is up to rent.
On the move
Electric Blue
Electric Blue and Beavers, the A Go-Go Clubs on Soi 15, off Walking Street, have changed sides and are now a bar on the second floor of the Dollhouse building.
Up to rent
Yes!
Yes! A Go-Go on Soi Diamond, off Walking Street, is up to rent.
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The Fun starts here
Turn ups for the books
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Don't forget to nock the frigde bevor you open
Pati Patni
Onions
These 'fruits' you already know ....
Customs
Eating a Cheese Sandwich in Pattaya
Oh Weia!
Waist is still good
Age depens on Fitness
I hate rain
I don't like rain
Amazing Switzerland
Corona Prevention in Switzerland
Corona Prevention in Switzerland
As all the data show, it doesn't work
Mike Baird presents:
Pattaya Tourist Guides


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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
Chikungunya
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
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!
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