Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

February 19, 2019

Crime, Media, Thailand:

The Head of Australia’s Border Force, Michael Outram, this week admitted that Australian officials indirectly caused the arrest of Hakeem Al Araibi in Thailand on November… Read More ›

Thailand’s advertisers power the shift to online media in 2019 as print loses out to the internet

Thailand’s advertisers power the shift to online media in 2019 as print loses out to the internet

February 18, 2019

Culture, Economy, Media, Thailand:

One of Thailand’s leading advertising service companies is predicting a 5% rise in advertising media spending in Thailand this year with more money going online… Read More ›

Thailand’s economy is robustly healthy while strong baht piles pressure on western foreigners

Thailand’s economy is robustly healthy while strong baht piles pressure on western foreigners

February 17, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The latest growth figures to the end of 2018 are expected to underline the resilience of the Thai economy which is well balanced and has… Read More ›

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

February 17, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

After a tumultuous week in Thai politics which saw one political  party facing dissolution after nominating a Thai Princess as Prime Minister and the candidacy… Read More ›

Thailand leads the world in the crackdown on online romance crooks targeting Thai women online

Thailand leads the world in the crackdown on online romance crooks targeting Thai women online

February 16, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

As online dating becomes the most popular way for people in every country to find relationships, the scourge of online romance scammers or fraudsters is… Read More ›

Thai wife charged with the murder of her successful husband after Valentines Day dinner in tragic twist

Thai wife charged with the murder of her successful husband after Valentines Day dinner in tragic twist

February 15, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

A romantic dinner date for St Valentines Day for a successful couple in Kalasin province with a good life turned into outright tragedy in the… Read More ›

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

February 14, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

A kind hearted Thai woman set out to help a street dog and found the animal being prepared as food by a Cambodian man last… Read More ›

Thailand’s long week in politics still points to a strong opposition performance in the election

Thailand’s long week in politics still points to a strong opposition performance in the election

February 14, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

The shock of last Friday’s events have been deeply felt both within Thailand’s political elite and the public. The nomination of a Thai Princess, intervention… Read More ›

UK lad was riding his motorbike illegally when killed in January – bike shop fined by Thai police for offence

UK lad was riding his motorbike illegally when killed in January – bike shop fined by Thai police for offence

February 13, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Thai police have fined the motorbike shop that rented the motorbike that 17 year old Anthony Ryan was riding when he met his death on… Read More ›

Election commission calls for Thai court to disband political party which nominated the Thai princess

Election commission calls for Thai court to disband political party which nominated the Thai princess

February 12, 2019

Culture, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s Election Commission confirmed on Wednesday that it had decided to recommend the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party. It first appeared that it… Read More ›

Thailand faces economic and political tests in 2019 but soon joins the biggest trade bloc in the world

Thailand faces economic and political tests in 2019 but soon joins the biggest trade bloc in the world

February 11, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

Thailand is pressing hard to forge export markets and keep its economy powered up as deteriorating world conditions as well as the political turbulence and… Read More ›

UK pianist in tune with Thai elephants in Kanchanaburi as he entertains them with concerts

UK pianist in tune with Thai elephants in Kanchanaburi as he entertains them with concerts

February 10, 2019

Culture, Living, Thailand:

A UK pianist playing on a hillside in Kanchanaburi province to old and disabled elephants has become a You Tube star with millions of views… Read More ›

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

February 10, 2019

Crime, Economy, Thailand:

Friday’s arrest in Bangkok of 14 loan sharks lending money at daily interest rate of up to 20% is a reminder that Thailand’s chronic personal… Read More ›

Thai King intervenes to put a stop to a controversial political move that could have turned politics on its head

Thai King intervenes to put a stop to a controversial political move that could have turned politics on its head

February 9, 2019

Culture, Politics, Thailand:

In the aftermath of the Thai King’s intervention via a statement published through the Thai Royal Gazette, it is now clear that he may have… Read More ›

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

February 8, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

South Korean man led a group of 15 which set up a website allowing South Koreans play international lotteries around the world. Problems arose when… Read More ›

UK man killed in Jomtien beach fall from his condo balcony suffered from a panic attack medical condition

UK man killed in Jomtien beach fall from his condo balcony suffered from a panic attack medical condition

February 7, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Thai police have requested CCTV footage and will examine it carefully as well as performing an autopsy on the body of the UK man who… Read More ›