Thailand’s tax collectors facing falling income are readying to pounce on the internet next year

Thailand’s tax collectors facing falling income are readying to pounce on the internet next year

October 9, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana talked about a ‘widening’ of the tax base in August. In reality, it appears to amount to a raid on the… Read More ›

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

October 8, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

In August, senior police officers from Provincial Police Region 4 offered a reward to their counterparts in Laos to apprehend the two fugitives who escaped… Read More ›

3 of Thailand’s brightest students killed in a passenger van accident in Lampang province

3 of Thailand’s brightest students killed in a passenger van accident in Lampang province

October 8, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The accident happened in the same area of the northern province where two Myanmar men were killed after a passenger van lost control and plunged… Read More ›

Opposition will not put the ฿3.3 trillion 2020 budget bill in danger but plans to scrutinise it

Opposition will not put the ฿3.3 trillion 2020 budget bill in danger but plans to scrutinise it

October 8, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Signal from the Pheu Thai leader on Monday follows a strong warning from the Prime Minister on Thursday that the rejection of the budget would… Read More ›

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

October 7, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

People all over Thailand regularly sent 23-year-old Ms Jiraporn money online for iPhone offers that were bogus. She was arrested by police in the Sai… Read More ›

Central bank boss plans to loosen capital controls and decide on broader lending curbs by year’s end

Central bank boss plans to loosen capital controls and decide on broader lending curbs by year’s end

October 7, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The director in charge of financial institutions at the Bank of Thailand has also revealed that Thai banks are more than ready to comply with… Read More ›

Finn becomes the 10th person to take his life after jump on Saturday at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Finn becomes the 10th person to take his life after jump on Saturday at Suvarnabhumi Airport

October 7, 2019

Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi is the 17th busiest airport in the world, the 11th busiest in Asia. It handles huge numbers of arrivals and departures daily numbering… Read More ›

Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

October 6, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Today’s complaint alleging defamation filed at the Crime Suppression Division of the Thai police in Bangkok comes as the leader of the Future Forward Party… Read More ›

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

October 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The wife of the Russian man has described the whole matter as a joke gone wrong to the public at home as she emphasises that… Read More ›

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

October 5, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

35-year-old Sriwipha Wattanawansap leveraged her fame to exploit others according to police. One fraud scheme involved renting two Honda cars that she herself was contracted… Read More ›

Judge attempts suicide in court after trial verdict and a caustic review of criminal justice practice

Judge attempts suicide in court after trial verdict and a caustic review of criminal justice practice

October 5, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The Secretary-General of Future Forward Party, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, has revealed that the judge had been in contact with him since September voicing his concerns about… Read More ›

US man found innocent after 13 months in Klong Prem prison held by immigration at airport

US man found innocent after 13 months in Klong Prem prison held by immigration at airport

October 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

It is expected that US man Derrick Keller will be deported and fly home to the US on Monday following his 13 month ordeal in… Read More ›

Deputy Transport Minister calls talks with Thai Airways, seeks new business plan in 3 months

Deputy Transport Minister calls talks with Thai Airways, seeks new business plan in 3 months

October 4, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s Depuy Minister Thaworn Senniam said this week that he feared that Thai Airways may be flying into a ฿10 billion loss this year and… Read More ›

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

October 4, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The woman was earlier caught on CCTV at the end of August stealing a bottle of cough medicine which she said were for her two… Read More ›

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

October 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The incident was the second reported in a week involving gangs. Last week a student in the San Sai Luang area was attacked by local… Read More ›

Thai economy remains sound says Fitch the ratings agency as the baht’s surge may be over for now

Thai economy remains sound says Fitch the ratings agency as the baht’s surge may be over for now

October 3, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The key issue for Thailand’s economy remains US tariffs on Chinese imports as local firm Kasikorn Research predicts a further 2% contraction in exports for… Read More ›

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

October 3, 2019

Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Groom claimed to be a billionaire involved in the aircraft charter business with links to Hong Kong. The young woman met the man on March… Read More ›

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

October 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

At a press conference on Tuesday, the police commander of Provincial Police Region 2 outlined the police operation that led to the arrest of a… Read More ›

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

October 2, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The veteran diplomat’s comments were similar to the sentiments of the Foreign Minister from China who last week warned of a global recession if the… Read More ›

UK businessman found dead in staged suicide in Chiang Mai as such events become more usual in Thailand

UK businessman found dead in staged suicide in Chiang Mai as such events become more usual in Thailand

October 2, 2019

Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

57-year-old Michael David Belcher’s death comes as the second such discovery in Chiang Mai just this week. Another foreigner was found at a resort on… Read More ›