Burmese accused says he ‘simply’ went for a swim at 2am at murder trial on Koh Samui

Burmese accused says he ‘simply’ went for a swim at 2am at murder trial on Koh Samui

September 14, 2015

Thailand:

The defence in the Koh Tao murder trial being held in Koh Samui has raised the issue of torture in dramatic testimony given by one… Read More ›

Royal Thai police make breakthrough in Bangkok bomb probe as police identify ringleader

Royal Thai police make breakthrough in Bangkok bomb probe as police identify ringleader

September 13, 2015

More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The Royal Thai Police in Bangkok have now identified the key actor and ‘mastermind’ of the August 17th bombing in central Bangkok at the Erawan… Read More ›

Thai PM announces economic boost as Thailand’s economy faces headwinds

Thai PM announces economic boost as Thailand’s economy faces headwinds

September 12, 2015

Politics, Thailand:

As the Thai Prime Minister launches a new economic initiative, a lower valued Thai baht offers some foreigners living in Thailand with a boost in… Read More ›

Rejection of draft constitution means extended military rule in Thailand

Rejection of draft constitution means extended military rule in Thailand

September 12, 2015

Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s journey back to democracy looks like it has been delayed as both sides of the political divide agreed that a proposed draft constitution should… Read More ›

British man lucky to survive fall into 3 metre manhole in Bangkok

British man lucky to survive fall into 3 metre manhole in Bangkok

September 12, 2015

More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A British man told rescuers this week that he would file a legal complaint against local authorities in Bangkok for neglecting to cover a sewer… Read More ›

Meteor in the Sky over Thailand panics remote villages

Meteor in the Sky over Thailand panics remote villages

September 12, 2015

Thailand:

People in Thailand were stunned this week to see what appeared to be a ball of fire in the sky over Northern Bangkok. The sight… Read More ›

Clever Thai woman helps Thai police make human trafficking breakthrough

Clever Thai woman helps Thai police make human trafficking breakthrough

August 6, 2015

Thailand:

Thai police today arrested five people involved in the prostitution gang which trafficked young women to China in a case which is seen as a… Read More ›

Thailand strengthens copyright laws to meet challenges of internet age

Thailand strengthens copyright laws to meet challenges of internet age

August 2, 2015

Living, Thailand:

The new Thai copyright law comes into force in Thailand in August 4th 2015 and may have implications for those online using social networkling sites… Read More ›

Baht at lowest level against the dollar in six years as Thai government sees upside

Baht at lowest level against the dollar in six years as Thai government sees upside

July 26, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

For foreigners to Thailand the value of the US dollar has reached a six year high at 34.92 against the Thai baht. This compares to… Read More ›

New Thai surrogacy laws stifle gay couple’s attempts to claim daughter

New Thai surrogacy laws stifle gay couple’s attempts to claim daughter

July 25, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

An American couple whose surrogacy ran into problems six months ago have claimed their lives are ‘destroyed’ as legal obstacles mount in their attempt to… Read More ›

Irish students avoid jail in Thailand over visa overstay

Irish students avoid jail in Thailand over visa overstay

July 22, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

Three Irish students received shock last week when Thai immigration officials told them that their seven day visa over stay in Thailand meant that they… Read More ›