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Dutch national identified from CCTV using police biometric system after Ko Tao theft and arrested

Dutch national identified from CCTV using police biometric system after Ko Tao theft and arrested

October 27, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police discovered that Dutchman had travelled back from Ko Tao to his Ko Samui home after the theft on October 4th. On October 8th, the… Read More ›

Another passenger van crash leaves seven dead, four seriously injured on Thailand’s chaotic roads

Another passenger van crash leaves seven dead, four seriously injured on Thailand’s chaotic roads

October 25, 2019

Living, Thailand:

The accident occurred in Ubon Ratchathani province on Wednesday morning and saw a passenger van lose control and swerve onto the path of a heavy… Read More ›

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

October 20, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Thai wife told Phrae police that her husband was regularly violent when drunk and had produced the knife to threaten her. She grabbed it off… Read More ›

Death of Pattaya’s police chief from a sudden heart attack on Friday en route to Bangkok for meeting

Death of Pattaya’s police chief from a sudden heart attack on Friday en route to Bangkok for meeting

October 19, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Colonel Atinan hailed from Lopburi province and had only taken up the post on September 2nd following the removal of the previous chief after a… Read More ›

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

October 14, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

A mobile phone was found at the bottom of the swimming pool while the man in short denim pants had abrasions to his knees thought… Read More ›

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

October 10, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World:

The Chinese couple and their host were travelling through central Bangkok in the luxury car of the Thai Chinese business leader when he stopped the… Read More ›

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

October 5, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

35-year-old Sriwipha Wattanawansap leveraged her fame to exploit others according to police. One fraud scheme involved renting two Honda cars that she herself was contracted… Read More ›

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

October 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The incident was the second reported in a week involving gangs. Last week a student in the San Sai Luang area was attacked by local… Read More ›

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

September 29, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

55-year-old mother told investigating police that her son had applied to join the army as part of the draft and was due to report on… Read More ›

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

September 20, 2019

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

Thai Princess among only six foreigners to receive the prestigious Chinese medal of friendship issued by a decree signed by the Chinese President this week.… Read More ›

Delivery van driver dies after crossing railway line at speed and colliding with an oncoming train

Delivery van driver dies after crossing railway line at speed and colliding with an oncoming train

September 16, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Spit second tragedy or simply bad timing: Locals say the van was driving at speed and despite warnings, failed to slow down as the train… Read More ›

Party over for 45 year old composed armed robber who took ฿4 million in Bangkok gold shop raid

Party over for 45 year old composed armed robber who took ฿4 million in Bangkok gold shop raid

September 10, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police have confirmed that the final tally of the robbery of the Aurora gold shop in Thonburi, Bangkok last Thursday was just over ฿4 million… Read More ›

South Korean woman’s banknote pics led to Thai baggage handler being caught red-handed by police

South Korean woman’s banknote pics led to Thai baggage handler being caught red-handed by police

September 7, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

South Korean woman used her smartphone to take photos of her wallet and each of the twenty ฿1,000 banknotes before she placed them inside her… Read More ›

Chiang Rai woman’s downfall when fake US dollar purchaser revealed himself as a local police boss

Chiang Rai woman’s downfall when fake US dollar purchaser revealed himself as a local police boss

September 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

54-year-old Thai woman met the undercover policeman at a local station and showed off her product and even showed part of the counterfeiting process. Then… Read More ›

Gold shop in Thonburi, Bangkok robbed by man at gunpoint – ฿3 million taken as well as ฿40k cash

Gold shop in Thonburi, Bangkok robbed by man at gunpoint – ฿3 million taken as well as ฿40k cash

September 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man fled on a Honda Click motorbike heading for Taling Chan as Thai police in Bang Phlat scour CCTV to identify and track him down.… Read More ›

Chinese boss murdered by migrant restaurant staff in Bangkok after complaining of noise

Chinese boss murdered by migrant restaurant staff in Bangkok after complaining of noise

August 30, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Chen Yi Hai had been living in accommodation over the restaurant since August 20th and was due to assume control on September 1st. He is… Read More ›

Chiang Mai police find Canadian man with throat cut. Investigating if it is a case of suicide or murder 

Chiang Mai police find Canadian man with throat cut. Investigating if it is a case of suicide or murder 

August 29, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand:

Tragic find on Thursday follows a controversy which erupted this week over the death in early May of 37-year-old UK engineer David Cornock whose family… Read More ›

Brit to be extradited to the UK to face attempted murder charge after his arrest in Pattaya at a sauna

Brit to be extradited to the UK to face attempted murder charge after his arrest in Pattaya at a sauna

August 22, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

MMA champion from Hampshire surrendered quietly when approached by Thai police officers who had tracked him down. A 43-year-old UK man wanted for the attempted… Read More ›

Elderly Finnish man found dead in northern Thai resort in Mae Hong Son on Tuesday morning

Elderly Finnish man found dead in northern Thai resort in Mae Hong Son on Tuesday morning

August 20, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The man is believed to have been a regular visitor to the area and a valued guest at the same resort. He arrived in Thailand… Read More ›

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

August 19, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Dr Ae or Chanut Srisang was transferred to the custody of Khon Kaen police who are investigating a series of complaints against him from several… Read More ›