Thailand’s oldest association endorses Big Joke after being fired Thursday amid a police corruption crisis

Thailand’s oldest association endorses Big Joke after being fired Thursday amid a police corruption crisis

April 19, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

One of Thailand’s oldest associations endorses Big Joke after suspension amid police crisis. The Southern Thai Association backed General Surachate Hakparn, also known as ‘Big… Read More ›

Emergency averted in Pattaya’s Nong Prue area as 60 people cough blood and foam at the mouth from gas

Emergency averted in Pattaya’s Nong Prue area as 60 people cough blood and foam at the mouth from gas

April 18, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Emergency averted in Pattaya as 60 suffer from ammonia leak. Quick response contained the crisis. Ammonia leak at a Nong Prue ice factory caused 60… Read More ›

Heist duo stole ฿1 million diamond bracelet and casually walked out of a Pathumwan shopping centre

Heist duo stole ฿1 million diamond bracelet and casually walked out of a Pathumwan shopping centre

April 18, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Asian heist duo swipes ฿1 million diamond bracelet in bold Pathumwan shopping centre robbery. Collected at the front of the mall by a Bangkok-registered taxi.… Read More ›

Big Joke requests time as Bangkok police station weighs cases against him and the also suspended police chief

Big Joke requests time as Bangkok police station weighs cases against him and the also suspended police chief

April 17, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

‘Big Joke’ seeks 10-day delay in money laundering case. Bangkok police station handles cases against him and the police chief amid intense scrutiny. It follows… Read More ›

Big cabinet reshuffle talks confirmed by the PM after Songkran visit to Thonburi to meet Thaksin at home

Big cabinet reshuffle talks confirmed by the PM after Songkran visit to Thonburi to meet Thaksin at home

April 16, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Major cabinet reshuffle talks confirmed by PM Srettha Thavisin after a Songkran visit to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Thonburi. Several ministers, including the… Read More ›

Tyrant of Nay Pyi Taw’s days are numbered as Karen soldiers burn the hated Myanmar flag in Myawaddy

Tyrant of Nay Pyi Taw’s days are numbered as Karen soldiers burn the hated Myanmar flag in Myawaddy

April 15, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Junta regime on the brink. Karen soldiers lower and burn the Myanmar flag in Myawaddy, dealing a major blow to General Min Aung Hlaing, the… Read More ›

Scammer’s plan to use SpaceX Starlink satellites in transnational scam network targeting Thailand with deception

Scammer’s plan to use SpaceX Starlink satellites in transnational scam network targeting Thailand with deception

April 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Thai police disrupt a transnational scam network using Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite, targeting Thailand with high-tech operations spanning across Asia and other parts of the… Read More ›

Central bank holds interest rates. Economy will grow 2.6% in 2024 as Srettha pushes home ownership

Central bank holds interest rates. Economy will grow 2.6% in 2024 as Srettha pushes home ownership

April 13, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Bank of Thailand holds interest rates at 2.5%. It projects 2.6% growth in 2024 with the economy gaining momentum. However, the Monetary Policy Committee again… Read More ›

Anutin tells Swiss man Urs Fehr he should go home as he urges Phuket’s governor to monitor the court case

Anutin tells Swiss man Urs Fehr he should go home as he urges Phuket’s governor to monitor the court case

April 12, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Interior Minister Anutin Charnvirakul urges Swiss man Urs Fehr to leave Thailand as the Phuket governor is tasked with monitoring the prosecution of Fehr’s assault… Read More ›

End Your Immigration hassles with the New Thailand Elite Visa

End Your Immigration hassles with the New Thailand Elite Visa

April 12, 2024

Economy, Living, PR News, Thailand:

If you’re eager to take your experience in Thailand to the next level and stay uninterrupted for 5 years or more, then the Thailand Elite… Read More ›

Screams in the night heard as London police probe the horrific murder of a young Thai woman at listed property 

Screams in the night heard as London police probe the horrific murder of a young Thai woman at listed property 

April 11, 2024

Crime, Thailand:

Thai woman stabbed to death in an upmarket London home in Westminster, shocking locals with night screams. Police investigate response delay as detectives promise to… Read More ›

Lethal Cadmium linked to a shift in dangerous e-waste recycling from China to Thailand since 2017

Lethal Cadmium linked to a shift in dangerous e-waste recycling from China to Thailand since 2017

April 10, 2024

Crime, Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s toxicity crisis is linked to the shift of e-waste processors to the kingdom. Cadmium scare shocks Thailand with health fears for workers in Samut… Read More ›

Central bank rate call a minor issue compared to the surge in fiscal spending and deficit planned in 2025

Central bank rate call a minor issue compared to the surge in fiscal spending and deficit planned in 2025

April 9, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Economic turmoil in the offing with Srettha Thavisin’s plan for a fiscal spending surge amid discord with the central bank and uneasy capital markets. As… Read More ›

Crumbling Burmese junta sends a plane to Tak to rescue retreating soldiers. They failed to show up as rebels advance

Crumbling Burmese junta sends a plane to Tak to rescue retreating soldiers. They failed to show up as rebels advance

April 8, 2024

Politics, Thailand:

Myanmar junta sends a rescue plane to Tak but fails as soldiers don’t arrive. Signs of the regime’s collapse evident as rebels gain ground. Move… Read More ›

UK man impaled on wall spikes in Pattaya. Second freak accident this week after engineer’s death

UK man impaled on wall spikes in Pattaya. Second freak accident this week after engineer’s death

April 7, 2024

Living, Thailand:

Brit impaled on wall spikes in Pattaya! Second freak accident this week! A 65-year-old UK man suffers a 6-inch puncture wound. On Wednesday, a 53-year-old… Read More ›

Big Joke urged to resign by pundit Jatuporn Prompan after arrest warrant and guilty finding by PM’s panel

Big Joke urged to resign by pundit Jatuporn Prompan after arrest warrant and guilty finding by PM’s panel

April 6, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Big Joke urged to resign amid scandal that has enveloped him. Pundit Jatuporn Prompan advises a career shift after preliminary guilty finding by the PM’s… Read More ›

In 2023, Thailand shifted away from cash just as Sweden’s central bank asked to see it protected in legislation

In 2023, Thailand shifted away from cash just as Sweden’s central bank asked to see it protected in legislation

April 5, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thai cash usage plummets as Sweden turns around and seeks cash protection. Thailand embraces digital payments as cash transactions drop to 66%, signalling a shift… Read More ›

Deputy PM Anutin urges Phuket officials to get tough with foreign offenders. Time to be less considerate

Deputy PM Anutin urges Phuket officials to get tough with foreign offenders. Time to be less considerate

April 4, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Minister of the Interior Anutin expresses fury at foreign misconduct in Phuket. Calls for firmness and less leniency. The senior government minister calls for a… Read More ›

Cannabis law emerges as a big political threat to the coalition judging by what happened in 2022 revolt

Cannabis law emerges as a big political threat to the coalition judging by what happened in 2022 revolt

April 3, 2024

Culture, Living, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Coalition rift appears over draft cannabis law. PM’s scathing remarks on cannabis and the industry surrounding it have sparked tension. Prime Minister’s position on cannabis… Read More ›

Big Joke released on bail. Emerged to speak briefly to reporters at 8 pm. Top cop appeared at ease, relaxed

Big Joke released on bail. Emerged to speak briefly to reporters at 8 pm. Top cop appeared at ease, relaxed

April 3, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Big Joke released on bail after surrendering to an arrest warrant at Tao Poon Police Station at 5.30 pm. He appeared calm and maintained his… Read More ›