Irish man viciously attacked by Go-Go bar by a 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya 

Irish man viciously attacked by Go-Go bar by a 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya 

December 9, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police officers in Pattaya are appealing to tourists to make contact with police in the event of a dispute or disagreement in any bar or… Read More ›

Government already in fire fighting mode yet it retains its core support according to poll

Government already in fire fighting mode yet it retains its core support according to poll

December 9, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

The most negative number in the opinion poll published this Sunday is that over 61% of the public feel Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha is… Read More ›

Search off Phuket for Polish man and Thai woman who went missing while kayaking offshore

Search off Phuket for Polish man and Thai woman who went missing while kayaking offshore

December 8, 2019

Thailand:

The alarm was raised on Saturday evening after only three kayaks out of four returned. The 27-year-old Polish man had phoned his friends to say… Read More ›

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

December 7, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

This week, a blogger survey saw Thailand emerge as one of the world’s most dangerous countries based primarily on violence meted out to women by… Read More ›

Unsworth loses legal case against Musk in LA, considering suits in the UK and Thailand

Unsworth loses legal case against Musk in LA, considering suits in the UK and Thailand

December 7, 2019

Media, Thailand:

Friday’s decision was down to one thing. The jury of college-educated Californians simply not feel that Mr Unsworth’s reputation had been damaged. And whether we… Read More ›

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice

December 6, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

On Thursday evening police in the southern province of Songkhla applied to the provincial court for the arrest of four relatives including a husband and… Read More ›

Richest man in Thailand calls for less time spent at school with a Thai education revolution

Richest man in Thailand calls for less time spent at school with a Thai education revolution

December 6, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

The Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, Dhanin Chearavanont, made his radical thinking on education public at the World Education Forum in Paris this week. The… Read More ›

American tourist attacked by restaurant staff in a violent affray on Karon beach in Phuket 

American tourist attacked by restaurant staff in a violent affray on Karon beach in Phuket 

December 5, 2019

Thailand:

The Chief of Police in Karon on Thursday confirmed the incident and that four people were arrested and fined for physical assault including the American… Read More ›

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after detailed crime review

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after detailed crime review

December 4, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

It has been revealed that 34-year-old Bandhna Kaur Bajaj travelled to Phuket secretly in September to assist investigating Thai police in a review and reenactment… Read More ›

Prime Minister not concerned at plans for a street protest as Thanathorn issues a warning

Prime Minister not concerned at plans for a street protest as Thanathorn issues a warning

December 4, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

The Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on Monday night met former Thai Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun after he made a speech at the Foreign Correspondents… Read More ›

German man robbed by stealth in Pattaya by a kind woman offering a hand and a hug

German man robbed by stealth in Pattaya by a kind woman offering a hand and a hug

December 3, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

German with waking impairment told police that the woman gave him a hearty hug after helping him on his way to a restaurant. Only discovered… Read More ›

Visitors warned of the danger of working in Thailand without a proper visa and work permit 

Visitors warned of the danger of working in Thailand without a proper visa and work permit 

December 3, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The Thai Immigration Bureau is right now in the middle of another crackdown. This means near-daily stories of foreigners being detained and caught up in… Read More ›

PM’s speech may signal a tougher line in dealing with the Thai baht thwarting the economy

PM’s speech may signal a tougher line in dealing with the Thai baht thwarting the economy

December 2, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

The chief strategist of Krung Thai Bank Jittipol Puksamatanan believes that Thailand’s massive $222 billion in foreign reserves is what is driving the appreciation of… Read More ›

Woman killed after being flung from a car that lost control after friends had a heated row

Woman killed after being flung from a car that lost control after friends had a heated row

December 2, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Initially, 40-year-old Chalita Sutthitongtae told police she had fallen asleep at the wheel but on Monday Thai police have revealed that the younger Thai woman… Read More ›

Songkhla teacher killed his ex-girlfriend in a murderous rage after she spurned reconciliation

Songkhla teacher killed his ex-girlfriend in a murderous rage after she spurned reconciliation

December 1, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Violent rage of ex-boyfriend left the young 29-year-old teacher with stab wounds to her face and torso. Her killer, a 26-year-old man also a teacher,… Read More ›

Outlook for the Thai economy is bleak and will get bleaker due to its rapidly ageing population

Outlook for the Thai economy is bleak and will get bleaker due to its rapidly ageing population

December 1, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

Thailand is facing an array of economic challenges that will take radical and strong leadership to even keep at bay in the next twenty years… Read More ›

Parents call for the execution of man suspected of murdering two young teachers at their home if convicted

Parents call for the execution of man suspected of murdering two young teachers at their home if convicted

November 30, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

It is being reported that the young teaching couple made a complaint to police in Rayong recently after receiving threats from a football betting concern… Read More ›

Thailand and Hong Kong forge closer economic ties as the city is mired in a deep political crisis 

Thailand and Hong Kong forge closer economic ties as the city is mired in a deep political crisis 

November 30, 2019

Economy, Thailand:

Thailand is to use Hong Kong as a gateway to China’s Greater Bay area while Hong Kong will use Thailand as a gateway to the… Read More ›

Pattaya police arrest 6 people in major drugs raid linked to Aussie crime gang network in city

Pattaya police arrest 6 people in major drugs raid linked to Aussie crime gang network in city

November 29, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Australian bikie gangs increasingly involved in the international drug trade business using Thailand as a base to supply drugs to Australia and worldwide from southern… Read More ›

Chaos as senior officials deny easing the chemicals ban announced by the Industry minister the day before

Chaos as senior officials deny easing the chemicals ban announced by the Industry minister the day before

November 28, 2019

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Extraordinary press conference saw senior officials of the Thai government question the briefing given to the media yesterday by the Minister of Industry Suriya Juangroongruangkit… Read More ›