Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

July 16, 2018

Economy, Politics, Thai World:

As relations between Thailand and the USA improve, the country promotes ASEAN and friendship with all countries but appears to want to keep its economic… Read More ›

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

July 14, 2018

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

British man found himself detained this year after recovering from a coma following an accident on his way to the airport to leave Thailand This… Read More ›

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

July 12, 2018

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has been a playground for sex perverts and paedophiles but all that is changing as Thai police work closely with foreign services using big… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

July 11, 2018

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand 4.0 is no government PR gimmick or propaganda exercise – it is an honest plan that could transform Thailand The Thai government plans to… Read More ›

Love triangle murders in Thailand linked with popular TV soaps, foreigners and money

Love triangle murders in Thailand linked with popular TV soaps, foreigners and money

July 9, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World:

Thai TV soaps are a big influence on Thai women in Thailand as soaps are in most countries around the world – happy endings are… Read More ›

World cup brought home Thailand’s chronic gambling issue

World cup brought home Thailand’s chronic gambling issue

July 7, 2018

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

Gambling in Thailand can be the road to hell for many Thai people who have an acute propensity for risk as Thai police cracked down… Read More ›

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

July 5, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

One Thai academic posts a video clip of African scammers using black magic to overpower victims into transferring large amounts of cash As widespread crackdown… Read More ›

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

July 3, 2018

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

The Chinese tourist boom poses a challenge to Thai travel and tourist interests as well as the Thai public Thailand has become an irresistible magnet… Read More ›

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

June 29, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal:

Hero taxi driver shows true colours of most hard working Bangkok taxi drivers A Bangkok taxi driver has restored confidence in a service that has… Read More ›

Food poisoning in Thailand: It’s a real danger to Thais and a menace to western foreigners

Food poisoning in Thailand: It’s a real danger to Thais and a menace to western foreigners

June 27, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand:

The heat, the sunshine, a multitude of food outlets, large numbers of visitors and cultural differences make the threat of food poisoning in Thailand a… Read More ›

Former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban returns to the political arena in Thailand

Former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban returns to the political arena in Thailand

June 25, 2018

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

New political party formed on a policy platform similar to now defunct PDRC movement Suthep Thaugsuban, ex-leader of the former People’s Democratic Reform Committee, has… Read More ›

Foreigners dealing or even using drugs in Thailand are ill advised

Foreigners dealing or even using drugs in Thailand are ill advised

June 23, 2018

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

In the last few decades too many foreigners have found themselves in perilous straits on the wrong side of Thai law over illicit drugs Thailand’s… Read More ›

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

June 21, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Tough laws concerning online speech and commentary should be noted by foreigners as Thailand resumes political discourse Thailand’s authorities have warn the public that it… Read More ›

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

June 18, 2018

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

One foreigner (American) arrested in Thailand for human trafficking while another (Swiss) arrested for possession of child pornography as part of sex industry crackdown

Watch out for deadly snakes in Thailand – they’re not your friend

Watch out for deadly snakes in Thailand – they’re not your friend

June 16, 2018

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

While an expert claims that foreigners or visitors to Thailand should not fear snakes, it is sensible to be cautious – there are some horror… Read More ›

Airbnb and Uber given short shrift in Thailand  as Airbnb business model is declared illegal by a Thai court

Airbnb and Uber given short shrift in Thailand as Airbnb business model is declared illegal by a Thai court

June 15, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand:

Regulations in Thailand link entrenched services are proving a barrier for global online apps. Thai Institute shows a popular demand for taxi hailing apps. Airbnb… Read More ›