Pattaya bar girl jumps to her death after heated row with her foreign boyfriend on her birthday

Pattaya bar girl jumps to her death after heated row with her foreign boyfriend on her birthday

December 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police were called to a bar where the woman, her boyfriend and family members had visited after a celebratory birthday meal. The young woman appeared… Read More ›

Thanathorn to faces protest charges brought by police and is warned against falling into a trap

Thanathorn to faces protest charges brought by police and is warned against falling into a trap

December 23, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

It comes as Thailand appears to be descending again into another round of street protest and agitation. Former protest leaders are warning Mr Thanathorn that… Read More ›

Johnson triumph watched avidly in Thailand on Friday as vote is good news for the kingdom

Johnson triumph watched avidly in Thailand on Friday as vote is good news for the kingdom

December 13, 2019

Foreigners, Media, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Results bearing the news of the historic win were watched avidly by UK expats living in Thailand and worldwide and the wider foreign expat community… Read More ›

Canadian couple free to travel home from Thailand after insurance firm Allianz confirms full coverage

Canadian couple free to travel home from Thailand after insurance firm Allianz confirms full coverage

December 13, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Medical coverage from the 30-year-old Canadian man had been queried after his medical records showed he reported to the hospital with flu-like symptoms 1 month… Read More ›

Election Commission goes to court to have Future Forward disbanded for illegal funding over ฿200 in loans

Election Commission goes to court to have Future Forward disbanded for illegal funding over ฿200 in loans

December 13, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The new blow for Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is not unexpected by nonetheless brings the blunt prospect of removing Mr Thanathorn, his key associates and his new… Read More ›

Russian tourist is bitten on Phuket’s Monkey Hill prompting a review by police of security for visitors

Russian tourist is bitten on Phuket’s Monkey Hill prompting a review by police of security for visitors

December 12, 2019

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Commander of tourist police says he has been told that there are incidents of monkey bites on Toah Sae Hill on a daily basis but… Read More ›

Thailand cannot afford another year like 2019 and the borrowing stakes are getting higher moving into 2020

Thailand cannot afford another year like 2019 and the borrowing stakes are getting higher moving into 2020

December 11, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

On the positive side, there are three bright hopes. One is a decline in the value of the Thai baht against the expectations of financial… Read More ›

Mother claims skeleton in a submerged car in Saraburi is her murdered 36-year-old daughter

Mother claims skeleton in a submerged car in Saraburi is her murdered 36-year-old daughter

December 11, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

56-year-old Lathom Wongsing told the press on Monday that she had entered Phra Phutthabat Temple recently to ask that her daughter, who went missing with… Read More ›

Canadian at a Ko Samui hospital with a chronic migraine, told 2 hours later he had a malignant brain tumour

Canadian at a Ko Samui hospital with a chronic migraine, told 2 hours later he had a malignant brain tumour

December 10, 2019

Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Family and friends rally to transport Alex and Jennifer Witmer home after an air ambulance costing $265,000 was held off with last-minute questions raised by… Read More ›

Black-hearted son murders his police officer father who berated him for being a waster over internet gaming

Black-hearted son murders his police officer father who berated him for being a waster over internet gaming

December 9, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Patricide in Surat Thani: Son is being detained at the Surat Thani juvenile centre where he is being interviewed by specialists and police officers after… Read More ›

Irishman viciously attacked near Go-Go bar by 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya over dispute 

Irishman viciously attacked near Go-Go bar by 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya over dispute 

December 9, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Police in Pattaya are appealing to tourists to make contact with police in the event of a dispute or disagreement in any bar or entertainment… Read More ›

Government already in fire fighting mode yet it retains its core support according to the latest NIDA poll

Government already in fire fighting mode yet it retains its core support according to the latest NIDA poll

December 9, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The most negative number in the opinion poll published this Sunday is that over 61% of the public feel Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha is… Read More ›

Search off Phuket for missing Polish man and Thai woman who went missing while kayaking off the coast 

Search off Phuket for missing Polish man and Thai woman who went missing while kayaking off the coast 

December 8, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The alarm was raised on Saturday evening after only three kayaks out of four returned. The 27-year-old Polish man had phoned his friends to say… Read More ›

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

December 7, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This week’s survey saw Thailand emerge as one of the world’s most dangerous countries based primarily on violence meted out to women by intimate partners… Read More ›

Vern Unsworth loses the legal case against Musk in LA, considering proceedings in the UK and Thailand

Vern Unsworth loses the legal case against Musk in LA, considering proceedings in the UK and Thailand

December 7, 2019

Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Friday’s decision was down to one thing. The jury of college-educated Californians simply not feel that Mr Unsworth’s reputation had been damaged. And whether we… Read More ›

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice missing in village

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice missing in village

December 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

On Thursday evening police in the southern province of Songkhla applied to the provincial court for the arrest of four relatives including a husband and… Read More ›

Richest man in Thailand calls for less time spent at school and a Thai education revolution for a new era

Richest man in Thailand calls for less time spent at school and a Thai education revolution for a new era

December 6, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Dhanin Chearavanont made his radical thinking on education public at the World Education Forum in Paris this week. The… Read More ›

American tourist attacked by restaurant staff in a violent affray on Karon beach in Phuket over comment

American tourist attacked by restaurant staff in a violent affray on Karon beach in Phuket over comment

December 5, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

The Chief of Police in Karon on Thursday confirmed the incident and that four people were arrested and fined for physical assault including the American… Read More ›

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after crime case review in Phuket

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after crime case review in Phuket

December 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

It has been revealed that 34-year-old Bandhna Kaur Bajaj travelled to Phuket secretly in September to assist investigating Thai police in a review and reenactment… Read More ›

Prime Minister not concerned at plans for a street protest as Thanathorn issues a warning

Prime Minister not concerned at plans for a street protest as Thanathorn issues a warning

December 4, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on Monday night met former Thai Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun after he made his speech at the Foreign Correspondents… Read More ›

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