New taxi cab as Air Force delivers safety bulkhead barrier solution to protect drivers and passengers

New taxi cab as Air Force delivers safety bulkhead barrier solution to protect drivers and passengers

May 7, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

New look for the inside of Thai taxi cabs as the Air Force delivers new bulkhead partitions to top taxi fleets in Bangkok. See-through dividers… Read More ›

Ambulance expels female patient on a stretcher on to busy Bangkok street while speeding to hospital in traffic

Ambulance expels female patient on a stretcher on to busy Bangkok street while speeding to hospital in traffic

May 7, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A patient in an ambulance was expelled from the vehicle into oncoming traffic on a busy Bangkok street on Tuesday. Video of the incident has… Read More ›

Prachinburi police launch murder investigation as German teacher found stabbed in bed at his home

Prachinburi police launch murder investigation as German teacher found stabbed in bed at his home

May 6, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Murder victim, 59-year-old Klaus Wilhelm, had asked his 49-year-old Thai wife to collect ฿40,000 for him on Tuesday. She found him stabbed in his bed… Read More ›

Australian hotel manager in Phang Nga province becomes Thailand’s 55th casualty from the Covid 19 virus

Australian hotel manager in Phang Nga province becomes Thailand’s 55th casualty from the Covid 19 virus

May 6, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Australian who died after contracting Covid 19 on Tuesday suffered from asthma. He lived and worked as a hotel manager in the Khao Lak area… Read More ›

‘New normal’ life and economy could be here for 9 months warns Thai Prime Minister on Tuesday at briefing

‘New normal’ life and economy could be here for 9 months warns Thai Prime Minister on Tuesday at briefing

May 6, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Life in Thailand reopens to a ‘new normal’ existence with the effects of the virus expected to be with the kingdom for 6 to 9… Read More ›

Top Thai executives roll out plans but ultimately ‘herd immunity’ may be the basis for recovery in the long run

Top Thai executives roll out plans but ultimately ‘herd immunity’ may be the basis for recovery in the long run

May 5, 2020

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thailand’s wealthiest businessmen are putting their money where their mouths are in plans to help ‘revive’ the economy as it faces its bleakest hour. However,… Read More ›

3 western men arrested by Pattaya police at the ‘Pussycat Club’ on Saturday night and locked up

3 western men arrested by Pattaya police at the ‘Pussycat Club’ on Saturday night and locked up

May 4, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Western foreigners were taken away by police and held in custody after being found in a local Pattaya bar in defiance of Thailand’s emergency decree… Read More ›

Yaba Yaba Don’t. Another murder in Phatthalung province this week linked to the evil drug now rife

Yaba Yaba Don’t. Another murder in Phatthalung province this week linked to the evil drug now rife

May 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evil drug Yaba behind two murders this week in Pattaya City and Phatthalung province where a father, driven to despair, killed his drug-crazed son after… Read More ›

Bank predicts Thai exports to the US to be down by 9.2% in 2020 as the country picks up the economic pieces

Bank predicts Thai exports to the US to be down by 9.2% in 2020 as the country picks up the economic pieces

May 3, 2020

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Removal of Thailand’s preferred export status in the US and a huge contraction in demand is to blame for the forecasted heavy loss of exports… Read More ›

Pattaya police release grainy CCTV of UK man picking up the woman he later brutally murdered at home

Pattaya police release grainy CCTV of UK man picking up the woman he later brutally murdered at home

May 2, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

46-year old Neil Henry Elliot is facing a murder charge and possible death penalty. The grainy CCTV footage of Pattaya’s red-light area appears to show… Read More ›

Booze is back on the shelves in Thailand from Sunday, May 3rd to the relief of many thirsty foreigners

Booze is back on the shelves in Thailand from Sunday, May 3rd to the relief of many thirsty foreigners

May 2, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai PM has signed an order making the sale of booze or alcohol products legal from Sunday, May 3rd in Thailand strictly for consumption at… Read More ›

Brit from Northern Ireland brutally murdered a Pattaya sex worker early on Thursday morning at his home

Brit from Northern Ireland brutally murdered a Pattaya sex worker early on Thursday morning at his home

May 1, 2020

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

46-year-old Northern Ireland man Neil Henry Elliott picked up a woman on Soi Buakhao in Pattaya just before curfew on Wednesday night. Hours later, he… Read More ›

Government to control rollback of lockdown measures to reopen all businesses from May until July

Government to control rollback of lockdown measures to reopen all businesses from May until July

April 30, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

May 3rd sees the first of four steps which will see all business premises including bars and entertainment venues reopened in Thailand before the start… Read More ›

‘Insane’ UK man David Mitchell found praying after tossing his wife over a balcony in Rayong province

‘Insane’ UK man David Mitchell found praying after tossing his wife over a balcony in Rayong province

April 30, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police spent hours trying to get the lunatic UK man to respond and own up to his cowardly action. They discovered his Thai wife screaming… Read More ›

Some shops and outlets to reopen in Bangkok but measures to be reimposed if infection rate rises

Some shops and outlets to reopen in Bangkok but measures to be reimposed if infection rate rises

April 29, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Shops begin to reopen in Thailand tentatively and to a new order. Top government doctor says the infection rate has slowed from 2.2 to 0.7… Read More ›

Lockdown accelerates the media shift in Thailand to online news and entertainment consumption at home

Lockdown accelerates the media shift in Thailand to online news and entertainment consumption at home

April 28, 2020

Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The first quarter has seen a 10% drop in TV advertising in Thailand as online news and entertainment advertising shot up by 12%. The virus… Read More ›

Emergency decree extended by Thai government but politics behind the scenes abuzz with PPP party heave

Emergency decree extended by Thai government but politics behind the scenes abuzz with PPP party heave

April 28, 2020

Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The extension of Thailand’s emergency decree and a ban on all inbound passenger flights does not mean that lockdown restrictions may not be eased selectively… Read More ›

US man and 12-year-old Thai son face life on the streets in India if they cannot return to Thailand right now

US man and 12-year-old Thai son face life on the streets in India if they cannot return to Thailand right now

April 27, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

66-year-old American, Geoffrey Giuliano, has lived in Thailand for 20 years near Pattaya. Both he and his son are out of money and will soon… Read More ›

92% of suicides due to the virus are among the self-employed according to expert research group in academia

92% of suicides due to the virus are among the self-employed according to expert research group in academia

April 26, 2020

Foreigners, Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Suicides and deaths driven by people suffering economic hardship have just begun to spike in Thailand as the government and PM Prayuth Chan ocha carefully… Read More ›

Australian man’s heartbreak cut off from his Thai wife – begs to be included on repatriation flights

Australian man’s heartbreak cut off from his Thai wife – begs to be included on repatriation flights

April 26, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Aussie Thai Couple who have lived in Phuket for 10 years separated by the virus. Brad Dalton was barred from the Thai repatriation flight from… Read More ›

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