American who stabbed his pregnant wife to death attempted to murder his ex-wife in Colorado

American who stabbed his pregnant wife to death attempted to murder his ex-wife in Colorado

May 8, 2021

Crime, Living, Thailand:

A bad guy: the tragedy raises questions about the ability of a US fugitive from justice to enter Thailand at this time of restricted entry… Read More ›

‘No one is safe until everyone is safe.’ Foreigners and expats on vaccine to do list says top official at ministry

‘No one is safe until everyone is safe.’ Foreigners and expats on vaccine to do list says top official at ministry

May 7, 2021

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Both a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, Natapanu Nopakun and the Head of the Department of Disease Control at the Ministry… Read More ›

Myanmar closer to civil war as ‘unity’ government announces first step to a ‘Federal Union Army’ to fight junta

Myanmar closer to civil war as ‘unity’ government announces first step to a ‘Federal Union Army’ to fight junta

May 6, 2021

Thailand:

A human rights agency linked with Myanmar says what is happening there is not a struggle between opposing groups but a ‘crime against humanity’ being… Read More ›

Thamanat gets all-clear from the Constitutional Court in relation to Australian drug allegations

Thamanat gets all-clear from the Constitutional Court in relation to Australian drug allegations

May 6, 2021

Politics, Thailand:

The court ruled that the MP and cabinet minister has not been convicted or sentenced for an applicable offence in Thailand and therefore his election… Read More ›

Thai government urged to buy more vaccine doses at any cost as the only way out of a growing crisis

Thai government urged to buy more vaccine doses at any cost as the only way out of a growing crisis

May 5, 2021

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Government’s handling of the vaccination campaign is being openly criticised for being too short-sighted and lacking ambition. One analyst has said the government can have… Read More ›

Top court agency demands police probe of actions of REDEM protesters on Sunday night in Bangkok

Top court agency demands police probe of actions of REDEM protesters on Sunday night in Bangkok

May 4, 2021

Politics, Thailand:

Defiant protesters on Sunday returned to confrontational tactics with police in Bangkok as they protested at the Criminal Court’s persistent refusal to grant bail to… Read More ›

Thailand may face a ‘real crisis’ as 3rd virus wave fails to slow amid record deaths says top doctor

Thailand may face a ‘real crisis’ as 3rd virus wave fails to slow amid record deaths says top doctor

May 3, 2021

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thailand is lagging behind most countries in Southeast Asia in its vaccination effort as it has been plunged into a third wave of the virus… Read More ›

Expats over 60 and with underlying conditions can register for free Covid vaccinations in June & July

Expats over 60 and with underlying conditions can register for free Covid vaccinations in June & July

May 2, 2021

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Despite the assurance of unity this week from government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri, there is tension at a political level both within parliament and even among… Read More ›

Calls for murdered Norwegian woman’s Japanese killer to be brought to justice if found in Thailand

Calls for murdered Norwegian woman’s Japanese killer to be brought to justice if found in Thailand

May 1, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

38-year-old Japanese national Hiroyuki Ogu is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice and is being sought by police in Laos in relation to a… Read More ›

‘Noble’ nun arrested for ฿10 million fraud left her family facing eviction after quietly selling their home

‘Noble’ nun arrested for ฿10 million fraud left her family facing eviction after quietly selling their home

April 30, 2021

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Siblings and family of a nun at the centre of a ฿10 million fraud case and being detained in Nakhon Pathom, have revealed she sold… Read More ›

Wave of calamity scuppers any foreign tourism recovery with even 7% of visitors now in doubt

Wave of calamity scuppers any foreign tourism recovery with even 7% of visitors now in doubt

April 30, 2021

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Heavy hand of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reintroduces 14 day quarantine period for all visitors after May 6th as the campaign to… Read More ›

Economy can weather the storm caused by third virus wave downturn no matter how rough it gets

Economy can weather the storm caused by third virus wave downturn no matter how rough it gets

April 28, 2021

Economy, Thailand:

Japanese rating agency explains the fundamentals of Thailand’s economy which may yet allow it to defy the new challenges posed by a deadly third wave… Read More ›

PM Prayut hands power back to the CCSA to find 100 million vaccine doses to defeat Covid-19

PM Prayut hands power back to the CCSA to find 100 million vaccine doses to defeat Covid-19

April 27, 2021

Living, Politics, Thailand:

The move comes as the clamour for Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul to resign mounts, with an online petition, launched… Read More ›

German man and trans partner arrested in Pattaya for drug dealing in police undercover operation

German man and trans partner arrested in Pattaya for drug dealing in police undercover operation

April 26, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

The 59-year-old German man had retired to live in Thailand after working in Europe as a truck driver. He is understood to have drifted into… Read More ›

Thai Airways fate to be decided on May 12th as global flight network aims for 4th quarter restart

Thai Airways fate to be decided on May 12th as global flight network aims for 4th quarter restart

April 25, 2021

More News from Thailand:

At a mini cabinet meeting on Friday to review Thai Airways, it was decided to let the bankruptcy process take its course meaning the firm’s… Read More ›

3 ‘innocent’ relatives dead in a horrifying terrorist attack on a main road in southern Thailand

3 ‘innocent’ relatives dead in a horrifying terrorist attack on a main road in southern Thailand

April 24, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

Top Pattani official has predicted arrests in relation to the incident will follow swiftly and has blamed it on a local warlord and crime boss… Read More ›

Thailand scrambles to procure more vaccines as infections and deaths from Covid-19 jump sharply

Thailand scrambles to procure more vaccines as infections and deaths from Covid-19 jump sharply

April 23, 2021

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Ex-Premier Thaksin Shinawatra, speaking on Clubhouse, urged the government to work with business leaders and offered to reach out to international leaders himself on Monday… Read More ›

Ministry fails to halt ฿25.4 billion payment order to Hong Kong based firm linked to 1990 contract

Ministry fails to halt ฿25.4 billion payment order to Hong Kong based firm linked to 1990 contract

April 22, 2021

Economy, Thailand:

The ongoing saga began with a rail contract in 1990 which was hampered by corruption in acquiring land, a coup, a government suspension and finally… Read More ›

Pattaya to welcome back GIs in August as political group accuses the US of meddling in Thailand 

Pattaya to welcome back GIs in August as political group accuses the US of meddling in Thailand 

April 21, 2021

Thailand:

Former People’s Democratic Reform Committee activist Mr Phichit Chaimongkon accused the United States of being guilty of an abuse of human rights in Thailand. He… Read More ›

FM Don to attend Myanmar ASEAN summit with high stakes for Thailand as civil war there looms large

FM Don to attend Myanmar ASEAN summit with high stakes for Thailand as civil war there looms large

April 20, 2021

Economy, Thailand:

The battle of the public, allied with civil society in Myanmar, against the repressive junta is increasingly being seen, in a broader context, as a… Read More ›

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