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 ›

Thai Female Minister declares the end of sex tourism as Thailand too moves towards girl power

Thai Female Minister declares the end of sex tourism as Thailand too moves towards girl power

June 12, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai sex tourism recently involved UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in controversy when he acknowledged it was popular with UK men Probably one of world’s… Read More ›

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

June 9, 2018

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

More crime in Thailand is being linked to foreign gangs attracted to the country’s lifestyle and economic opportunities Thailand is gearing up efforts to monitor… Read More ›

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

June 8, 2018

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

Thailand is an advanced country for internet usage with Thai women leading the way Thailand continues to be placed in the top 10 worldwide for… Read More ›

Gangs involved in fraud rackets arrested by Thai authorities

Gangs involved in fraud rackets arrested by Thai authorities

June 5, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The many reasons that make Thailand a desirable place to live for foreigners are also attracting the wrong sort of people in unprecedented numbers The… Read More ›

Thailand’s Economic and diplomatic policies are working

Thailand’s Economic and diplomatic policies are working

June 4, 2018

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Biggest challenge Thailand’s economy may ultimately face is demographics as in Europe Things are looking up for Thailand as this year’s economic growth is expected… Read More ›

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

June 1, 2018

Crime, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World:

One Thai man loses mother and sister in huge personal loss as police investigate and legal battles loom Thai authorities have seized assets and money… Read More ›

Thai Government switches sugar to ethanol production as prices plunge

Thai Government switches sugar to ethanol production as prices plunge

May 30, 2018

Economy, Thailand:

New Thai government ethanol initiative highlights a leading Thai company and an emerging industry for Thailand Worldwide sugar production surplus and the rise of biofuel… Read More ›

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

May 29, 2018

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World:

Two French teachers in Thailand disgust world online community and tarnish the reputation of foreigners in Thailand with theft of iPhone captured on CCTV Thai… Read More ›

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

May 27, 2018

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s roads are the most dangerous in the world. It’s not just a statistic but a very real human tragedy. For foreigners visiting Thailand and… Read More ›

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

May 24, 2018

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

One commentator blames toxic online commentary on Thai women marrying foreigners for an apalling tragedy that unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani Living a life of luxury… Read More ›

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

May 22, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

Online for banking for foreigners to Thailand looks like a brighter proposition but the days of the old fashioned branch service are numbered here also… Read More ›

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

May 20, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Prostitution has always been illegal in Thailand while legal in many western countries Thailand is in the midst of crackdown on the sex industry. The… Read More ›