Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index

Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index

April 21, 2019

Culture, Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha has welcomed this week’s Bloomberg Misery Index which lists Thailand as the least miserable country in the world… Read More ›

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

April 21, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Right now Thailand’s economy is being held hostage by events on the international stage increasingly driven by a hawkish tone since the advent of Trump… Read More ›

Aussie stabbed 12 times in idyllic seaside village defending a Thai woman keeping her T Shirt on

Aussie stabbed 12 times in idyllic seaside village defending a Thai woman keeping her T Shirt on

April 20, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

A senseless attack could easily have taken the life of a 44 year old Australian man on Friday morning when he was stabbed 12 times… Read More ›

‘Big Joke’ replaced by ‘Big Oud’ as Deputy PM says ‘case closed’ on departure from his previous role

‘Big Joke’ replaced by ‘Big Oud’ as Deputy PM says ‘case closed’ on departure from his previous role

April 19, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The removal of Thailand’s most well known and loved policeman known as ‘Big Joke’ from his role as boss of Thailand’s huge immigration bureau is… Read More ›

Irish man left UK woman asleep on the ground in Ko Phi Phi where she was later sexually assaulted

Irish man left UK woman asleep on the ground in Ko Phi Phi where she was later sexually assaulted

April 19, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

23 year old Thai man came upon the drunken 21 year old UK woman at 3 am sleeping on the ground. Using a cutting knife,… Read More ›

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

April 17, 2019

Culture, Media, Thailand:

American and his Thai wife are reported to be in hiding as Thai police and authorities seek them as part of a probe into their… Read More ›

UK man who killed his Thai wife died 4 months later either through accident or suicide in prison

UK man who killed his Thai wife died 4 months later either through accident or suicide in prison

April 16, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

51 year old UK man followed his wife Kanda after she stumbled from he residence they were dining in after beating and kicking her repeatedly.… Read More ›

Two Thai women with foreign husbands involved in violent incidents that saw men hospitalised

Two Thai women with foreign husbands involved in violent incidents that saw men hospitalised

April 16, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

In both cases, Thai police are waiting to talk to the husbands of the Thai women before deciding on further legal action. Both men are… Read More ›

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

April 15, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

New lending restrictions imposed by the Bank of Thailand on April 1st are a key point of concern for the executives at many listed Thai… Read More ›

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

April 14, 2019

Living, Thailand:

A visionary American and his Thai wife celebrate a new departure, the beginnings, they believe, of a new community and mode of living off the… Read More ›

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

April 13, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Thai police now focus their investigation on the lesser charges of drunk or reckless driving causing death, injury or property damage. Court later granted bail… Read More ›

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

April 12, 2019

Culture, Living, Thailand:

A Deputy National Police Chief on Friday referenced the death penalty after interviewing a Thai business man who denies murder charges after killing a husband and wife… Read More ›

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

April 11, 2019

Culture, Living, Media, Thailand:

Strong warning from the Crime Technology Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police reminds holiday revelers of the serious penalties for uploading photos or videos… Read More ›

Evil struck a Thai island on Sunday when a local brutally raped and murdered a German woman

Evil struck a Thai island on Sunday when a local brutally raped and murdered a German woman

April 10, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Thai local people gathered on the popular island of Koh Si Chang, just 12 km from Chonburi and north west of Pattaya on Tuesday. They… Read More ›

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

April 9, 2019

Economy, Living, Thailand:

The huge Bangkok International Motor Show closed its doors last Sunday on another successful event representing Thailand’s strong motor industry driven by Thailand’s emerging middle… Read More ›

Shocking rape and murder of German woman does not mean Thailand is unsafe for western women holidaying

Shocking rape and murder of German woman does not mean Thailand is unsafe for western women holidaying

April 8, 2019

Crime, Media, Thailand:

We report on the details of the shocking sex attack over the weekend on a beautiful and vivacious 27 year old German woman enjoying Thailand… Read More ›

Cannabis may become a political issue as raid on Suphan Buri foundation exposes limits of new law

Cannabis may become a political issue as raid on Suphan Buri foundation exposes limits of new law

April 7, 2019

Culture, Politics, Thailand:

The raid and arrest of a staff member of the Suphan Buri province based Khao Kwan Foundation this week highlights the difficulties that now exist… Read More ›

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

April 6, 2019

Crime, Living, Media, Thailand:

The move against the high profile policeman, who is particularly well known to foreigners, raises questions as to the reason and background to the move.… Read More ›

Stakes high for Thanathorn as police suggest they have enough evidence for trial on 2015 sedition charge

Stakes high for Thanathorn as police suggest they have enough evidence for trial on 2015 sedition charge

April 4, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

Two versions of the evening of June 24th at Pathum Wan police station in Bangkok are emerging. In one, Thai authorities are suggesting that a… Read More ›

Thai girlfriend arrested for organising execution of ex boyfriend who slandered her reputation

Thai girlfriend arrested for organising execution of ex boyfriend who slandered her reputation

April 4, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Thai police arrested the 23 year old woman, Kusuma Thongjinda, after contacting her through her university last week. Investigators believe she colluded to have her… Read More ›