Thai young people take up ghost hunting as craze spikes

Thai young people take up ghost hunting as craze spikes

May 31, 2017

Culture, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Many younger and urban Thais have developed a passion for ghost hunting as part of social network and media phenomenon in the country. Ghost hunting… Read More ›

Thai singles using online dating sites must be aware of scamming threat

Thai singles using online dating sites must be aware of scamming threat

May 28, 2017

Crime, Culture, Media, Personal, Thai World:

Thai women have been leading the surge in internet usage in the Kingdom for years. As well as education and job searching, one notable trend… Read More ›

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

May 25, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The arrest by the Royal Thai police some weeks ago of one of the world’s leading passport forgers was a major boost to efforts by… Read More ›

Irish couple warn foreigners about the perils of Immigration and Visa fraud in Thailand

Irish couple warn foreigners about the perils of Immigration and Visa fraud in Thailand

May 23, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

A young Irish couple waiting for their flight at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport were looking forward to Christmas in Ireland. Instead they found themselves in the… Read More ›

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

May 14, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The family of David Miller, one of the UK backpackers murdered in Koh Tao in September 2014 have strenuously defended both the case prepared by… Read More ›

Bangkok feminists declare V Day over expat foreigners in media war

Bangkok feminists declare V Day over expat foreigners in media war

May 10, 2017

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, Personal:

The feminist agenda has arrived in Bangkok scoring a famous victory over a hugely popular Facebook expat page used by western men in Thailand. The… Read More ›

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

May 8, 2017

Foreigners, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A beautiful North Korean woman this week described Thailand as a ‘beacon of hope at the end of a long journey’ as she recounted her… Read More ›

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

June 19, 2016

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Hailed by its creators as a recipe for a new form of consensus politics in Thailand and criticised by others for diluting democracy, the verdict… Read More ›

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

May 4, 2016

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World:

The achievement of Leicester FC in winning the UK Premiership is a welcome and positive coup for Thailand and one of its leading families. It… Read More ›

Hua Hin attack: UK family to be compensated as Thai authorities promise justice

Hua Hin attack: UK family to be compensated as Thai authorities promise justice

May 1, 2016

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Thai tourism minister has met with the British charges d’affaires in Bangkok over the vicious assault of a British family in Hua Hin which has… Read More ›

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

April 28, 2016

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

A former Thai Prime Minister, who heralded a new age of economic development and modernisation in Thailand in the aftermath of the 1991 coup, has… Read More ›

Bridge club still faces prosecution after raid in Pattaya which made world headlines

Bridge club still faces prosecution after raid in Pattaya which made world headlines

April 22, 2016

Foreigners, Living, Thailand:

Elderly foreigner expats arrested at the Pattaya Bridge Club in February still face a lengthy legal ordeal until a Thai court finally adjudicates on the… Read More ›

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

April 16, 2016

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

In one week at the end of March, Thai police seized drugs worth over $175 million on the international market in two raids. The seizures… Read More ›

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

April 6, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

During his visit to Washington for the Nuclear summit of world leaders the Thai Prime Minister and military junta leader reiterated the mission of the… Read More ›

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

March 31, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A senior official with the Thai Business Development Department has warned Thai citizens that they should not agree to become nominee shareholders for foreign business… Read More ›

Darker side to life in Thailand as some lives are blighted by murder, debt and gambling

Darker side to life in Thailand as some lives are blighted by murder, debt and gambling

March 28, 2016

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Surveys show that for foreigners visiting and living Thailand, life is very good. One recent giant sized expat survey revealed that nearly 75% of expats… Read More ›

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

March 24, 2016

More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

As a controlled debate plays out in Thailand over proposals by a committee set up the military junta for a new constitution or charter for… Read More ›

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

February 16, 2016

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s new laws clamping down on abuse of the immigration system and blacklisting foreigners who overstay their visa comes into force in March. This  follows… Read More ›

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

February 14, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government has vowed to wipe out human rights abuses within its seafood and fisheries industry and a robust campaign is already showing results.… Read More ›

Thai authorities in balancing act as strained relationship with US seems to improve

Thai authorities in balancing act as strained relationship with US seems to improve

February 12, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

This week saw Thailand hosting the Cobra Gold military exercises in conjunction with the United States and with the participation of five other countries Singapore,… Read More ›