Thailand News:

  • PM robustly defends junta in Washington DC

  • Thais warned not to be nominees for foreign companies

  • Dark side of Life in Thailand

  • Military to have seats in new Upper House

  • Bangkok feminists declare V Day over Western expats

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

April 19, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is rising in UN tables showing greater levels of happiness and economic development. Despite this some foreigners living in Thailand take issue with the… Read More ›

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

April 19, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thailand:

Changes to deposit protection limits on bank accounts in Thailand may give a boost to property investments even as there are warnings of speculation at… Read More ›

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

April 14, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The family of David Miller, one of the UK backpackers murdered in Koh Tao in September 2014 have strenuously defended both the case prepared by… Read More ›

New internet laws give Thai government all the cards to regulate online content

New internet laws give Thai government all the cards to regulate online content

January 26, 2017

Culture, Economy, Media, Personal, Thailand:

The new digital economy legislation and amendments to the wide ranging Computer Crime Act will usher in a new era for the internet in Thailand.… Read More ›

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

January 26, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Unfairly as transpires, Thailand has a worldwide reputation for prostitution. Among the increasing numbers of visitors to Thailand, thousands on a daily basis come to… Read More ›

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

January 26, 2017

Economy, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s working age population is set to peak next year with the percentage of the population over 65 more than doubling between now and 2030.… Read More ›

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

May 4, 2016

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World:

The achievement of Leicester FC in winning the UK Premiership is a welcome and positive coup for Thailand and one of its leading families. It… Read More ›

Hua Hin attack: UK family to be compensated as Thai authorities promise justice

Hua Hin attack: UK family to be compensated as Thai authorities promise justice

May 1, 2016

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Thai tourism minister has met with the British charges d’affaires in Bangkok over the vicious assault of a British family in Hua Hin which has… Read More ›

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

April 28, 2016

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

A former Thai Prime Minister, who heralded a new age of economic development and modernisation in Thailand in the aftermath of the 1991 coup, has… Read More ›

Bridge club still faces prosecution after raid in Pattaya which made world headlines

Bridge club still faces prosecution after raid in Pattaya which made world headlines

April 22, 2016

Foreigners, Living, Thailand:

Elderly foreigner expats arrested at the Pattaya Bridge Club in February still face a lengthy legal ordeal until a Thai court finally adjudicates on the… Read More ›