Prime Minister and Budget director issue strong warning about the legally stalled 2020 budget

Prime Minister and Budget director issue strong warning about the legally stalled 2020 budget

January 24, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

The Speaker of the House of Representatives sent the legal issue arising out of MPs facilitating each other on votes by using colleague’s voting cards… Read More ›

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

January 24, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police allowed the killer to be questioned briefly by the media this week by audio link. They listened as he apologised and attempted to explain… Read More ›

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attacks 7-year-old American boy on a beach

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attacks 7-year-old American boy on a beach

January 24, 2020

Living, Thailand:

A 5-year-old boy from Finland was hospitalised in a similar attack last February at a time when a number of dogs in Krabi tested positive… Read More ›

Vital ฿3.2 trillion spending bill could be sunk after former Democrat MP raises valid legal concerns 

Vital ฿3.2 trillion spending bill could be sunk after former Democrat MP raises valid legal concerns 

January 23, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has expressed concern at the development but says officials are ready to respond to keep the economy primed in this… Read More ›

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

January 22, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police officers including National Police Chief Chakthip Chaijinda were clapped and cheered by the public today as they announced not only the arrest but the… Read More ›

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

January 22, 2020

Living, Thailand:

A pickup truck travelling on the same Chonburi road at dusk that evening could not have stopped as the 31-year motorcycle rider fell in its… Read More ›

UK man survives vicious flu infection after emergency 5-hour surgery on his lungs at a top Bangkok hospital

UK man survives vicious flu infection after emergency 5-hour surgery on his lungs at a top Bangkok hospital

January 22, 2020

Living, Thailand:

Threat to the 32-year Manchester man brought his mother and father to Thailand when his medical condition continued to worsen after contracting a flu virus… Read More ›

Bank of Thailand relaxes property lending rules as ministers move to boost bank liquidity for firms

Bank of Thailand relaxes property lending rules as ministers move to boost bank liquidity for firms

January 21, 2020

Economy, Thailand:

Given the external factors and the relatively small size of the Thai economy, the government and economic chiefs are doing what it has to do… Read More ›

Future Forward celebrate judgment but a bigger test awaits before the court over Thanathorn loans case

Future Forward celebrate judgment but a bigger test awaits before the court over Thanathorn loans case

January 21, 2020

Politics, Thailand:

Case taken up by the court over ฿192 million in loans from Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit calls for the party’s dissolution as provided for under the Political… Read More ›

Low hanging cable on a public road swipes two female tourists from a motorbike in Kanchanaburi

Low hanging cable on a public road swipes two female tourists from a motorbike in Kanchanaburi

January 20, 2020

Living, Thailand:

The Two women from Spain and Argentina were taken to a local hospital for treatment and were fully conscious but shocked after they were swept… Read More ›

Thai health officials vigilant as they brace for Chinese New Year tourists as new virus spreads rapidly in China

Thai health officials vigilant as they brace for Chinese New Year tourists as new virus spreads rapidly in China

January 20, 2020

Living, Thailand:

Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London and the MRC Centre of Global Infectious Disease Analysis has warned that the outbreak in China is probably… Read More ›

Thai King urges soldiers and police to be united and sacrifice in their commitment to serving the country

Thai King urges soldiers and police to be united and sacrifice in their commitment to serving the country

January 19, 2020

Culture, Thailand:

Ceremony and parade held at the Thai Army Cavalry Centre in Saraburi this Saturday. The first such occasion since the King’s coronation in May. The… Read More ›

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

January 19, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Man won the ฿6 million grand prize in June 2019 and returned home to live with his 56-year-old mother. She told police this week that… Read More ›

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

January 19, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Witnesses came forward this week after the man was arrested following the discovery of skeletal remains under a metal container. They told police that the… Read More ›

Future Forward leader predicts inter-generational strife if the new political party is dissolved by law this Tuesday

Future Forward leader predicts inter-generational strife if the new political party is dissolved by law this Tuesday

January 18, 2020

Politics, Thailand:

Political science experts are more nuanced about the implications for Thai politics if the new party meets its demise at the hands of Thailand’s Constitutional… Read More ›

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

January 18, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Suspect checked into Bangkok hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 5 on Tuesday evening and was collared by the police on Thursday. On Friday, General Ittipol Ittisarnronnachai,… Read More ›

82-year-old French man killed in Phuket when his motorbike was crushed by an out of control ATV

82-year-old French man killed in Phuket when his motorbike was crushed by an out of control ATV

January 17, 2020

Living, Thailand:

French man died a Chalong Hospital from what doctors say were severe head injuries. He never regained consciousness after the forceful collision with the ATV… Read More ›

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

January 17, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police are reported to have widened their surveillance of CCTV footage into other provinces this week as a reported meeting between the Thai army chief… Read More ›

German man bitten by a bull shark while taking early morning swim near the seashore in Phuket

German man bitten by a bull shark while taking early morning swim near the seashore in Phuket

January 17, 2020

Living, Thailand:

The key point about sharks in Thai waters is that there are no great white species. These are the killer sharks that have caused panic… Read More ›

Dutchman Johan Van Laarhoven just freed from prison after serving 6 out a 100-year sentence under treaty

Dutchman Johan Van Laarhoven just freed from prison after serving 6 out a 100-year sentence under treaty

January 17, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

In August last year, the Supreme Court reduced an Appeal Court 75-year sentence to 50 years but upheld the conviction for money laundering on the… Read More ›