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Wealthy Thai woman believed murdered in Chiang Mai after grisly find by police on Sunday

Wealthy Thai woman believed murdered in Chiang Mai after grisly find by police on Sunday

October 28, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

58-year-old Wannee Jiracharoenying had become friendly with a Thai woman named only as Ms Oom shortly before she went missing from her family after travelling… Read More ›

US suspension of Thai preferential trade partner status part of Trump’s ongoing trade war

US suspension of Thai preferential trade partner status part of Trump’s ongoing trade war

October 28, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Kalin Sarasin, called on the government on Monday to urgently begin negotiations with the United States over… Read More ›

Chinese credit card scammer arrested in Lumpini by Thai police after complaints from banks

Chinese credit card scammer arrested in Lumpini by Thai police after complaints from banks

October 28, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police raided the apartment of Feng Yi Sheng and found 60 counterfeit cards, 32 of which contained data from real credit cards belonging to third… Read More ›

Shock removal of US duty-free status on Thai exports may be linked to the pesticide ban – Trumpian diplomacy

Shock removal of US duty-free status on Thai exports may be linked to the pesticide ban – Trumpian diplomacy

October 27, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The Thai government stance on the pesticide ban has drawn support from many quarters in Thailand. The ban is seen by many as a health… Read More ›

Dutch national identified from CCTV using police biometric system after Ko Tao theft and arrested

Dutch national identified from CCTV using police biometric system after Ko Tao theft and arrested

October 27, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police discovered that Dutchman had travelled back from Ko Tao to his Ko Samui home after the theft on October 4th. On October 8th, the… Read More ›

Two Thai women come back from the dead this month, one just minutes before her cremation

Two Thai women come back from the dead this month, one just minutes before her cremation

October 26, 2019

Culture, Thailand:

82-year-old woman Loen Chunchue told her family she was in an old city with monks and angels and did not want to return home before… Read More ›

Thai tourism figures are up but the focus has shifted away from western visitors to Asia perhaps for good

Thai tourism figures are up but the focus has shifted away from western visitors to Asia perhaps for good

October 26, 2019

Living, Thailand:

2019 was a year of warnings from hoteliers in Pattaya, Phuket and Chiang Mai about low occupancy rates. Many hotel insiders remain sceptical about not… Read More ›

Chemical pesticide ban will have a severe economic impact on Thailand say US officials who asked for delay

Chemical pesticide ban will have a severe economic impact on Thailand say US officials who asked for delay

October 25, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

A series of letters have emerged detailing a vigorous and comprehensive campaign by the US Department of Agriculture and embassy officials to alert the Thai… Read More ›

Another passenger van crash leaves seven dead, four seriously injured on Thailand’s chaotic roads

Another passenger van crash leaves seven dead, four seriously injured on Thailand’s chaotic roads

October 25, 2019

Living, Thailand:

The accident occurred in Ubon Ratchathani province on Wednesday morning and saw a passenger van lose control and swerve onto the path of a heavy… Read More ›

TV actress apologises for her wrongful bribery accusation against a Thai traffic police officer 

TV actress apologises for her wrongful bribery accusation against a Thai traffic police officer 

October 25, 2019

Living, Media, Thailand:

The high profile controversy has once again raised the issue of illegally imported luxury cars as the car was handed over for police inspection on… Read More ›

Man’s love quest on the roads of Thailand to fulfil his promise to his deceased wife and soulmate

Man’s love quest on the roads of Thailand to fulfil his promise to his deceased wife and soulmate

October 24, 2019

Culture, Living, Thailand:

3 years ago Sakchai Suphanthamat’s wife passed away suddenly after being bitten by a dog. After her passing, he found his life so empty that… Read More ›

Italian living with Thai wife on Koh Phangan arrested for dealing after drugs found in the post

Italian living with Thai wife on Koh Phangan arrested for dealing after drugs found in the post

October 24, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police found nearly 16 grams of methamphetamine powder in an almond container while the package posted from the Netherlands contained noodles and 500 ecstasy tablets.… Read More ›

Thai Airways in peril – boss tells executives there is ‘not much time’ to save the airline from closure 

Thai Airways in peril – boss tells executives there is ‘not much time’ to save the airline from closure 

October 23, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The airline has confirmed it is reviewing every aspect of its operations including all routes as it scrambles to stem unsustainable losses with a viability… Read More ›

GPS policing to be studied for all cars and motorbikes in Thailand to curb road accidents, deaths and carnage

GPS policing to be studied for all cars and motorbikes in Thailand to curb road accidents, deaths and carnage

October 23, 2019

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has ordered a study into the proposed plan and acknowledges that a law will be required to protect driver’s rights if… Read More ›

German man wanted for fraud denies dumping 77-year-old woman’s body in a Chonburi canal 

German man wanted for fraud denies dumping 77-year-old woman’s body in a Chonburi canal 

October 22, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Included in the 12 arrests warrants awaiting the German man in his home country are charges of credit card fraud and financial deception of the… Read More ›

Army chief’s dramatic volte-face on appearing before a House committee on Monday in transit 

Army chief’s dramatic volte-face on appearing before a House committee on Monday in transit 

October 22, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

There was concerned speculation among opposition politicians over the weekend that the passionate army leader may emerge as a successor to General Prayut when his… Read More ›

Thai man guns down Italian for stealing away his younger mistress on Sunday in Khon Kaen

Thai man guns down Italian for stealing away his younger mistress on Sunday in Khon Kaen

October 21, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The Thai man started to gather information on his mistress with whom he had a 12-month affair after losing contact with her following reports he… Read More ›

Online scammers are an organised crime group in Thailand working with international hackers

Online scammers are an organised crime group in Thailand working with international hackers

October 21, 2019

Crime, Media, Thailand:

Last week, a large deputation representing 7,000 people visited the Justice Ministry in Bangkok over a ฿400 million loss suffered by customers of a number… Read More ›

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

October 20, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Thai wife told Phrae police that her husband was regularly violent when drunk and had produced the knife to threaten her. She grabbed it off… Read More ›

Banks report strong profits in the 3rd quarter pointing to a healthy underlying economy and bank sector

Banks report strong profits in the 3rd quarter pointing to a healthy underlying economy and bank sector

October 20, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

The data from the banks and commentary back up the statement of the Bank of Thailand boss this month who said that despite the economic… Read More ›