Thailand uses big data to power the government and foster public confidence as well as ownership

Thailand uses big data to power the government and foster public confidence as well as ownership

November 16, 2018

Economy, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand is quietly working on a revolution in both the operations or business and government. A country unhindered by PC thinking and supranational powers, it… Read More ›

Pheu Thai chairperson laments lack of time to prepare policies but does not wish the election postponed

Pheu Thai chairperson laments lack of time to prepare policies but does not wish the election postponed

November 14, 2018

Politics, Thailand:

New leader and Chairman in Pheu Thai as the party gears up for the election in the face of desertion for new parties and the… Read More ›

Thai government acts to deal with a coconut crisis as price of the crop has plunged sharply

Thai government acts to deal with a coconut crisis as price of the crop has plunged sharply

November 12, 2018

Culture, Economy, Thailand:

Thai officials concerned as import figures from other Asean countries registered a decline yet prices of the essential crop dropped sharply What authorities in Thailand… Read More ›

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

November 9, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Arrest of fake visa lawyer reveals a growing and dangerous world of visa fraud which can land legitimate foreigners in Thailand in hot water –… Read More ›

Thailand seeks less rancour as it counts down to its first election under the new Constitution

Thailand seeks less rancour as it counts down to its first election under the new Constitution

November 7, 2018

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Last month Panthongtae Shinawatra, the son of the exiled former Thai Prime Minister faced money laundering charges. The case was politicised by former supporters of… Read More ›

Thai lawmakers in move to position Bangkok as a global international city bridging Asia and the world

Thai lawmakers in move to position Bangkok as a global international city bridging Asia and the world

November 5, 2018

Culture, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Bangkok becoming the Geneva of Asia is the new goal as Thailand passes key legislation allowing for personnel of international organisations to be granted privileges… Read More ›

Groom jailed for life for murdering his fiancé days before the couple’s wedding – a tragic love triangle

Groom jailed for life for murdering his fiancé days before the couple’s wedding – a tragic love triangle

November 2, 2018

Crime, Culture, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Man and girlfriend jailed for life after he murdered his fiancé days before their wedding in December last year A 26 year-old Thai man has… Read More ›

Fortune teller jailed in Thailand for financial fraud – case highlights influence of mystics

Fortune teller jailed in Thailand for financial fraud – case highlights influence of mystics

October 31, 2018

Crime, Culture, Living, Thailand:

Former mystic abused her position of trust and fame to launch a scam that deceived up to 1,000 Thai people – the case highlights the… Read More ›

7 Eleven expands business in Thailand, with the economy looking up, it embraces change

7 Eleven expands business in Thailand, with the economy looking up, it embraces change

October 28, 2018

Economy, Living, Thailand:

The 7 Eleven store network in Thailand is not only reflecting the consumer boom in Thailand but also at the forefront of new developments in… Read More ›

Thai Police officer in Magic Skin case suspended pending a bribery investigation after claims emerged

Thai Police officer in Magic Skin case suspended pending a bribery investigation after claims emerged

October 26, 2018

Crime, Media, Thailand:

Corruption no longer acceptable in Thailand and the Thai police is setting an example with zero tolerance corrupt police officers A Thai police officer was… Read More ›

UK man stranded in Thailand facing a £100,000 medical bill may be rescued by crowd funding success

UK man stranded in Thailand facing a £100,000 medical bill may be rescued by crowd funding success

October 24, 2018

Living, Thailand:

Plight of young UK expat raises the question of health insurance as a vital requirement for all foreigners in Thailand – there is no a… Read More ›

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

October 22, 2018

Crime, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The heartbreak of Swedish mother whose son is serving a life sentence in a Thai prison for drugs offences – a story of broken lives… Read More ›

Thai consumers and Ford both may actually have won in last month’s landmark ruling by a Thai court

Thai consumers and Ford both may actually have won in last month’s landmark ruling by a Thai court

October 19, 2018

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thailand’s first consumer class action against Ford was a historic win for consumers, Thailand’s auto industry, the Thai legal system and Ford itself The South… Read More ›

Thai economy in good shape even with the odd mishap and the impact the US China trade war

Thai economy in good shape even with the odd mishap and the impact the US China trade war

October 18, 2018

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Although there are indications that the 3rd quarter has seen optimistic forecast lowered, the Thai economy is sound and poised for steady progress barring a… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

October 16, 2018

Living, Personal, Thailand:

Some foreigners such as western expats can sometimes simply lose control of life in Thailand and dread a knock on the door and possible arrest… Read More ›

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

October 13, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The pattern of drug use in Thailand is far lower and different to western countries with the number of Thai addicts being drastically reduced between… Read More ›