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

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 ›

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

April 16, 2016

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

In one week at the end of March, Thai police seized drugs worth over $175 million on the international market in two raids. The seizures… Read More ›

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

April 6, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

During his visit to Washington for the Nuclear summit of world leaders the Thai Prime Minister and military junta leader reiterated the mission of the… Read More ›

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

March 31, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A senior official with the Thai Business Development Department has warned Thai citizens that they should not agree to become nominee shareholders for foreign business… Read More ›

Darker side to life in Thailand as some lives are blighted by murder, debt and gambling

Darker side to life in Thailand as some lives are blighted by murder, debt and gambling

March 28, 2016

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Surveys show that for foreigners visiting and living Thailand, life is very good. One recent giant sized expat survey revealed that nearly 75% of expats… Read More ›

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

March 24, 2016

More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

As a controlled debate plays out in Thailand over proposals by a committee set up the military junta for a new constitution or charter for… Read More ›

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

February 16, 2016

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s new laws clamping down on abuse of the immigration system and blacklisting foreigners who overstay their visa comes into force in March. This  follows… Read More ›