Pattaya to stink a little while longer

Garbage truck in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

Garbage truck in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. Photo: Mattes.




Pattaya residents and tourists will have to hold their noses for another six months amid delays in contracting a new trash collector.

Suthee Thabnonghee, the city’s Environment Office director, said on Wednesday the municipality had for now extended the contract of the existing garbage-collection firm for six more months, but its ageing trucks leak rancid fluids when compacting the waste and there could also be delays in collecting garbage in some areas.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation



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