Bullman escapes Thailand, applies to the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi for a new passport

Bullman escapes Thailand, applies to the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi for a new passport

September 21, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

It is being reported that the family of UK tourist Amital Bajaj who died in a frenzied attack at a Phuket hotel in August have… Read More ›

Police looking at date rape theory in the probe into the death of 25-year-old Thai woman found in Thonburi

Police looking at date rape theory in the probe into the death of 25-year-old Thai woman found in Thonburi

September 20, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police sources suggest that pills and liquids have been found at the condominium owned by the 24-year-old prime suspect in the case, Rachadech Wongthabutr. A… Read More ›

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

September 20, 2019

More News from Thailand:

Thai Princess among only six foreigners to receive the prestigious Chinese medal of friendship issued by a decree signed by the Chinese President this week.… Read More ›

Mystery death of ‘pretty’ hostess who died of a heart attack but who may have also been raped

Mystery death of ‘pretty’ hostess who died of a heart attack but who may have also been raped

September 19, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Doctors have told police that 25-year-old Thitima Noraphanpiphat died for a sudden and acute heart attack. She was seen to be getting on very well… Read More ›

Thai PM floats suggestion of moving capital away from Bangkok to ease chronic city congestion

Thai PM floats suggestion of moving capital away from Bangkok to ease chronic city congestion

September 19, 2019

Culture, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Last year government sources heralded Bangkok as the ‘Geneva of Asia’ with a new law making it easier to recognise international bodies diplomatically. The suggestion… Read More ›

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

September 19, 2019

Media, Thailand:

The model was welcomed home at Heathrow Airport by her family on Wednesday to celebrate her birthday with balloons and a sign describing her as… Read More ›

Opposition frustrated as oath swearing debate fizzled – PM did not personally address the matter

Opposition frustrated as oath swearing debate fizzled – PM did not personally address the matter

September 18, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

Opposition MPs claimed that the failure to recite the full oath may raise questions about the legitimacy of government but in truth, the wind had… Read More ›

TM6 arrivals and departure forms scrapped by the government in move to ease red tape for visitors

TM6 arrivals and departure forms scrapped by the government in move to ease red tape for visitors

September 18, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

The President of the European Association of Business and Commerce has come out strongly against the continued enforcement of TM28 and TM30 immigration reporting even… Read More ›

Bank of Thailand governor warns about growing debt levels, calls for sufficiency economic thinking

Bank of Thailand governor warns about growing debt levels, calls for sufficiency economic thinking

September 18, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

While Thailand’s household debt to GDP ratio may be in line with other economies and below many developed countries, it is still among the highest… Read More ›

Elon Musk in court bid to have the case against him filed by UK man Vern Unsworth thrown out

Elon Musk in court bid to have the case against him filed by UK man Vern Unsworth thrown out

September 17, 2019

Media, Thailand:

Sad and bizarre animus between two men who are rightly admired as heroes by many people around the world but the objective truth is that… Read More ›

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

September 17, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

39-year-old Prayong Sri had been hiding at a relative’s home in Samut Prakan City when police came to finally take her away and begin the… Read More ›

TV show to raise cash for flood victims following Thai actor’s inspiring and hearty example to all

TV show to raise cash for flood victims following Thai actor’s inspiring and hearty example to all

September 17, 2019

Culture, Media, Thailand:

Actor Bin Bunluerit brought his cash to villages in need and handed it out on the spot. He chipped in ฿1 million to a fund… Read More ›

Police crack the whip on late-night drinking in Pattaya after bizarre shootout at a local Thai bar

Police crack the whip on late-night drinking in Pattaya after bizarre shootout at a local Thai bar

September 16, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Chief Inspector for Pattaya Police led the crackdown on Thursday morning as Thai police also investigated the murder and shooting that left one man dead… Read More ›

Delivery van driver dies after crossing railway line at speed and colliding with an oncoming train

Delivery van driver dies after crossing railway line at speed and colliding with an oncoming train

September 16, 2019

Thailand:

Spit second tragedy or simply bad timing: Locals say the van was driving at speed and despite warnings, failed to slow down as the train… Read More ›

Death sentence for a serial murderer who killed 5 including his pregnant wife and her father in a family row

Death sentence for a serial murderer who killed 5 including his pregnant wife and her father in a family row

September 16, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The murder of Kanyarat Kingkaew and her father was captured on CCTV footage which subsequently went viral online. The killer gunned down his father in… Read More ›

Pope’s second cousin is a school principal in Udon Thani and looks forward to meeting him again

Pope’s second cousin is a school principal in Udon Thani and looks forward to meeting him again

September 15, 2019

Culture, Thailand:

Visit by Pope Francis will be the second by a pontiff and the first papal visit since the historic visit of Pope John Paul II… Read More ›

Baht is the new gold but the trade war is now having a leaden effect on big business performance in Thailand

Baht is the new gold but the trade war is now having a leaden effect on big business performance in Thailand

September 15, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

Many economists, however, say the downturn in exports and economic problems besetting Thailand is more likely to be due to the global downturn and the… Read More ›

Thai woman paralysed after surviving 5th-floor fall and now deserted by violent French boyfriend

Thai woman paralysed after surviving 5th-floor fall and now deserted by violent French boyfriend

September 15, 2019

Culture, Thailand:

The French man named in reports as Mr Christian Philip Song has left Thailand according to the family and even prior to that, had proved… Read More ›

Thammanat claims the media attacks on him are a plot to overthrow the Thai government by a network

Thammanat claims the media attacks on him are a plot to overthrow the Thai government by a network

September 14, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

Junior minister and key government point man insists he is ‘serious’ about issuing up to 100 sets of legal proceedings against individuals and foreign media… Read More ›

Fugitive Bullman still on the run – Phuket police request additional manpower to arrest him

Fugitive Bullman still on the run – Phuket police request additional manpower to arrest him

September 14, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police in Phuket have indicated that a warrant to arrest 54-year-old Roger Bullamn was not executed against that man for 24 hrs after the court… Read More ›