Minister acts after a music teacher is reported to have raped a 12-year-old student at a resort

Minister acts after a music teacher is reported to have raped a 12-year-old student at a resort

February 18, 2020

Crime, Culture, Thailand:

Students at the school reported to officials that the teacher would require them to make sexually explicit ‘moans’ to be granted back confiscated smartphones during… Read More ›

US auto giant GM is pulling out of Thailand to focus on more profitable markets. 1,500 jobs lost for now

US auto giant GM is pulling out of Thailand to focus on more profitable markets. 1,500 jobs lost for now

February 18, 2020

Economy, Thailand:

A binding contract to sell the plant to Chinese car company Great Wall Motor Company has been signed which will see it take over the… Read More ›

Virus threat still acute with 35th infection in Thailand while China’s death toll ticks ever higher

Virus threat still acute with 35th infection in Thailand while China’s death toll ticks ever higher

February 17, 2020

Economy, Thailand:

WHO Directors calls for a balance between sounding the alarm and hysteria as investigators arrive in China. The White House last week indicated that it… Read More ›

Chiang Mai student says he was brutally beaten by Europeans with a stick and robbed last Wednesday

Chiang Mai student says he was brutally beaten by Europeans with a stick and robbed last Wednesday

February 16, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Doctors at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital have confirmed that the young man suffered deep head wounds consistent with being beaten by a solid object.… Read More ›

Businessman bailed after spooking a nervous public in Bangkok on Friday with live gunfire to relieve his stress

Businessman bailed after spooking a nervous public in Bangkok on Friday with live gunfire to relieve his stress

February 16, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Thailand is still deeply unsettled and shocked by the massacre in Korat last weekend. On Valentine’s Day, a businessman whose trade has slumped and whose… Read More ›

UK teacher trying to raise cash to avoid jail in Thailand after a motorbike accident in Uttaradit

UK teacher trying to raise cash to avoid jail in Thailand after a motorbike accident in Uttaradit

February 15, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

54-year Clive Everall went to the funeral of the deceased man and hugged family members. Told by police that it was an accident and that… Read More ›

Norwegian claims he’s not guilty of murder and vows not to return to Thailand to face a murder charge

Norwegian claims he’s not guilty of murder and vows not to return to Thailand to face a murder charge

February 15, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

54-year-old Roger Bullman became emotional when he discussed the plight of the son of the UK man he killed in a violent struggle as well… Read More ›

Thai man maddened by drink and love burns down his home and is taken away by police laughing

Thai man maddened by drink and love burns down his home and is taken away by police laughing

February 14, 2020

Crime, Culture, Thailand:

Jenro Deena was maddened by the effects of alcohol and the refusal of his 19-year-old girlfriend Supaporn Nunil to return home this week from her… Read More ›

Tourism minister gets real about tourism – arrivals down by 50%, pushes late night opening hours

Tourism minister gets real about tourism – arrivals down by 50%, pushes late night opening hours

February 14, 2020

Economy, Thailand:

The comments for Minster Phiphat come as the world has been shocked with higher numbers of deaths and infections emerging from China. The coronavirus has… Read More ›

Bombshell from China as deaths and infections surge linked with a lack of test kits in ravaged Hubei province 

Bombshell from China as deaths and infections surge linked with a lack of test kits in ravaged Hubei province 

February 13, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Experts in China interpret the news as a sign that the Chinese leadership is drawing a line under the panic and confusion in the battle… Read More ›

Pattaya police probe death of a western man in his 50s found at sea with an 8 kg rock tied to his neck

Pattaya police probe death of a western man in his 50s found at sea with an 8 kg rock tied to his neck

February 13, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

The gruesome discovery as made off Ko Lan which lies 7.5 km offshore from Pattaya and is a popular excursion spot for visitors with its… Read More ›

UK man deported from Thailand tested in the UK for the coronavirus after collapsing in Oxfordshire prison

UK man deported from Thailand tested in the UK for the coronavirus after collapsing in Oxfordshire prison

February 12, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Thailand’s Director-General of the Corrections Department Naras Savestanan is adamant that the UK man was deported from Thailand in a healthy condition on January 27th… Read More ›

Thailand awaits Chinese recovery as oil shoots up amid hopes that the crisis may be over by April this year

Thailand awaits Chinese recovery as oil shoots up amid hopes that the crisis may be over by April this year

February 12, 2020

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Ship at sea: On Wednesday, the Thai Marine Department said it had not been approached by the US ship Westerdam to dock in Thailand following… Read More ›

Army chief offers changes and an apology after Saturday’s murderous rage by a rogue soldier over a deal 

Army chief offers changes and an apology after Saturday’s murderous rage by a rogue soldier over a deal 

February 11, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

The apology and briefing by the army chief were frank and informative. General Apirat appeared at times to have a strained voice and shed tears… Read More ›

54-year-old woman battered to death by drug-addicted son as neighbours feared to intervene

54-year-old woman battered to death by drug-addicted son as neighbours feared to intervene

February 11, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

A 54-year-old woman in Kanchanaburi province found murdered beside her bed at 30 minutes past midnight on Sunday morning had phoned her husband at work… Read More ›

Massacre in Nakhon Ratchasima on Saturday has added to Thailand’s woes and public insecurity 

Massacre in Nakhon Ratchasima on Saturday has added to Thailand’s woes and public insecurity 

February 10, 2020

Crime, Media, Thailand:

On Sunday while in Nakhon Ratchasima, the PM accepted that lax military security had been a contributing factor to the extent of the carnage inflicted… Read More ›

Boat smash in Phuket leaves two Russian children, a boy and girl, dead with 22 tourists hospitalised

Boat smash in Phuket leaves two Russian children, a boy and girl, dead with 22 tourists hospitalised

February 10, 2020

Living, Thailand:

22 people taken to 4 different hospitals in Phuket with 15 treated at the site for minor injuries. Police investigation underway according to the marine… Read More ›

Compensation prioritised for victims of rogue soldier’s deadly attack in Nakhon Ratchasima on Saturday

Compensation prioritised for victims of rogue soldier’s deadly attack in Nakhon Ratchasima on Saturday

February 9, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police and security services have revealed that the initial focus of security operations on Saturday night was the evacuation of the public after the shopping… Read More ›

Parliament to meet on Thursday to reapprove the 2020 budget and send it to the Senate for approval

Parliament to meet on Thursday to reapprove the 2020 budget and send it to the Senate for approval

February 9, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

On Friday, the ex-Democrat MP who exposed the proxy voting in the House of Representatives welcomed the court’s decision and also suggested that the MPs… Read More ›

32 year old rogue soldier who attacked Shopping Centre in Korat is killed in ferocious 9 am shootout

32 year old rogue soldier who attacked Shopping Centre in Korat is killed in ferocious 9 am shootout

February 9, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

The army killer’s mother was brought to the shopping centre. The woman was seen in tears and as she was being escorted to a car… Read More ›