Non-Transparent DonationPattaya officials have been criticised on social network sites about the non-transparent donations.
PATTAYA – Recently [PattayaDialyNews]; According to the case that Pattaya officials had discussed activity to make merit on Central Pattaya beach which will see 1,199 monks on December 27th attend.
The activity will open from 06.00-09.00 am along Pattaya beach from the Hard Rock hotel to Central Plaza in order to donate for 3 provinces in the south.
However, the information had been widely posted on a Pattaya Facebook page that donation cards had been passed to student and their parents.
Some net surfers criticised that this act was not appropriate because the children had been used as a bride tool to make money.
Later a Pattaya spokesman said that he believed that the activity is for a good cause and it will still go ahead. In addition, this is the 8th year it has taken place.
In addition for students being used as a bribe tool the officials will investigate the issue further.