Calls to legalise prostitution in Thailand after Pattaya sex raid on Walking Street this week

Calls to legalise prostitution in Thailand after Pattaya sex raid on Walking Street this week

June 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

This month, a Thammasat University law lecturer called for Thailand to legalise and regulate the sex industry. It follows an informative seminar and forum in… Read More ›

Thai industry must adapt to new technology, a big factor in a new, more competitive world economy

Thai industry must adapt to new technology, a big factor in a new, more competitive world economy

June 27, 2019

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

The candid analysis by the Thai Prime Minister at a Bangkok seminar on Monday was refreshing. It shows that Thailand is, at least, preparing to… Read More ›

Home smoke law not a blanket ban but a stringent new law that foresees the end of smoking in Thailand

Home smoke law not a blanket ban but a stringent new law that foresees the end of smoking in Thailand

June 26, 2019

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

Thailand is an outstanding country in the world in its approach to healthcare and government health campaigns. They are both remarkably successful and point to… Read More ›

Israeli wife murderer trying to evade Thai immigration blacklist back in prison where he belongs

Israeli wife murderer trying to evade Thai immigration blacklist back in prison where he belongs

June 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The Israeli man had agreed to divorce his wife of 10 years amicably, in 2004. He was on his way to Australia when he stopped… Read More ›

Chinese man in Bangkok with a plastic bag of cash to buy a condo in Pattaya. Leaves money in a taxi

Chinese man in Bangkok with a plastic bag of cash to buy a condo in Pattaya. Leaves money in a taxi

June 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The Chinese man received extraordinary support from a staff member at the hotel in Bangkok where he stayed with his partner. This initiative and the… Read More ›

Western foreigners arrested in Pattaya by police in two separate incidents of out of control behavior

Western foreigners arrested in Pattaya by police in two separate incidents of out of control behavior

June 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The first incident occurred early on Friday morning last. It involved Aussie, Constantine Anagnostou, who sparked the problem when he arrived at a local bar,… Read More ›

Crunch for Thai economy as exports dive. Fears that Thai baht has become a focus of speculation

Crunch for Thai economy as exports dive. Fears that Thai baht has become a focus of speculation

June 23, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The effects of the US China trade war has been nothing short of devastating for Thai exports so far. Thailand has found its manufacturing base… Read More ›

Australians drinking duty free on flight from Sydney to Phuket make the right call and arrive on time

Australians drinking duty free on flight from Sydney to Phuket make the right call and arrive on time

June 22, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The standoff between the flight crew and Australians at the back of the Sydney to Phuket flight on Wednesday ended well after three hours when… Read More ›

Caterpillar pest a threat to Thai farms and if not tackled, could lead to higher food prices – experts

Caterpillar pest a threat to Thai farms and if not tackled, could lead to higher food prices – experts

June 21, 2019

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

The fall armyworm pest has already arrived in 50 out of 76 Thai provinces. It is a timely reminder of why farmers still need to… Read More ›

Owner of Udon Thani hotel and Manager arrested in connection with ฿13 million credit card fraud

Owner of Udon Thani hotel and Manager arrested in connection with ฿13 million credit card fraud

June 20, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The story and information available so far doesn’t explain the role of a Chinese national and another Thai man who were arrested by Thai police… Read More ›

Tiger Woods, back on top and back on a family visit to Thailand, home of the mom that made him

Tiger Woods, back on top and back on a family visit to Thailand, home of the mom that made him

June 20, 2019

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

The story of Earl Woods and Kultida Punsawad is an inspiring one and must be a key factor in the making of the golfing legend.… Read More ›

Thai man puts pesticide in his parents water to poison them after they cut off the internet router at his home

Thai man puts pesticide in his parents water to poison them after they cut off the internet router at his home

June 19, 2019

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

Shocking incident happened after a highly charged row on Thursday night when the 29 year old step father switched off the family’s wifi after the… Read More ›

Thai girlfriend survives fall from 5th floor condo after heated argument with her French partner

Thai girlfriend survives fall from 5th floor condo after heated argument with her French partner

June 19, 2019

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

Incident at condo in Banglamung area of Pattaya on Sunday last is strikingly similar to a 2017 incident in which the mute 24 year old… Read More ›

Thailand’s new democracy cannot claim victory as old strifes open up against a weak government

Thailand’s new democracy cannot claim victory as old strifes open up against a weak government

June 18, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

New cabinet, once it is sworn in, will replace the National Council for Peace and Order which has been in power since 2014. It is… Read More ›

‘They stayed in Thailand and never left’ – Italian fraudster lived in Pattaya after escape from Thai prison

‘They stayed in Thailand and never left’ – Italian fraudster lived in Pattaya after escape from Thai prison

June 17, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

A security expert has revealed that 58 year old Francesco Galdelli and his wife, 45 year old Vanya Goffi, were a highly regarded couple in… Read More ›

Thai woman in Chiang Rai shot in the head by spurned ex lover after online jealousy erupts

Thai woman in Chiang Rai shot in the head by spurned ex lover after online jealousy erupts

June 17, 2019

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

27 year old Sawitree Phromwong had ended her relationship with 31 year old Ek Udom, a convicted criminal who had just served one year from… Read More ›

UK rapist and crack cocaine drug dealer to be sentenced on July 8th after his release from a Thai prison

UK rapist and crack cocaine drug dealer to be sentenced on July 8th after his release from a Thai prison

June 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The tragic death of a young Thai woman, 26 year old Wannipa Chanhuaton, at the hands of the UK man formerly convicted of rape and… Read More ›

Violent street battle breaks out in Bangkok between rival motorcycle taxi gangs: two dead

Violent street battle breaks out in Bangkok between rival motorcycle taxi gangs: two dead

June 16, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Bangkok’s motorcycle taxis have been involved in a number of violent incidents with rival technology driven competitor taxi services in recent years. They have also… Read More ›

Wiley UK man gets off by meeting the Thai woman he stole from and offering a tearful apology

Wiley UK man gets off by meeting the Thai woman he stole from and offering a tearful apology

June 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s legal code is very clear. Under Section 334, it is a crime punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment to ‘take away’ the property… Read More ›

Highway robber arrested and charged on Ko Samui led double life as hotel employee on the island

Highway robber arrested and charged on Ko Samui led double life as hotel employee on the island

June 14, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai man on a motorbike stopped a German Thai couple on the road from Lamai beach in the east of Ko Samui to Mae Nam… Read More ›