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14-year-old boy murdered Chinese tourist in a terror attack on Bangkok’s Siam Paragon Centre

14-year-old boy murdered Chinese tourist in a terror attack on Bangkok’s Siam Paragon Centre

October 3, 2023

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police chief at 7.50 pm confirms two deaths from the attack. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin visited Siam Paragon as a series of disturbing questions arose… Read More ›

Mysterious suicide of a 50-year-old Australian tourist at Phuket Airport on Tuesday evening

Mysterious suicide of a 50-year-old Australian tourist at Phuket Airport on Tuesday evening

August 31, 2023

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

Man had made contact with his family in Australia on Saturday in a distressed state. Police on Wednesday underlined that Mr Beasly had no prior… Read More ›

Prison door slams for former high-flying politico found guilty of indecent acts against a woman

Prison door slams for former high-flying politico found guilty of indecent acts against a woman

August 25, 2023

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

Complete fall from grace of a scion of a political family in Bangkok who has been jailed and is still facing further cases and potentially… Read More ›

20-year-old Nonthaburi man charged with killing father after he slammed a door at home in anger

20-year-old Nonthaburi man charged with killing father after he slammed a door at home in anger

August 24, 2023

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

Police found the killer of a 57-year-old family man who was stabbed at home in Nonthaburi 10 times at the end of July. It was… Read More ›

Police concerned for Thaksin’s safety on Tuesday after he lands at Don Mueang and is arrested

Police concerned for Thaksin’s safety on Tuesday after he lands at Don Mueang and is arrested

August 21, 2023

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

The Royal Thai Police chief gave a briefing to reporters on Monday as his force locked in details for Tuesday’s operation to receive ex-Prime Minister… Read More ›

Japanese man tells Chiang Mai police his 25-year-old girlfriend strangled herself with a cable in hotel room

Japanese man tells Chiang Mai police his 25-year-old girlfriend strangled herself with a cable in hotel room

August 1, 2023

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Strange case for Chiang Mai Police as a 31-year-old Japanese man claimed that his girlfriend strangled herself with a charger cable while he slept. Investigators… Read More ›

Massive fireworks blast at a popular trading point in Narathiwat leaves at least nine people dead

Massive fireworks blast at a popular trading point in Narathiwat leaves at least nine people dead

July 29, 2023

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

An emergency response was ordered from Bangkok as Prime Minister Prayut Chan Ocha was briefed on the incident and the Minister of the Interior, General… Read More ›

Mother and son die in Bangkok fire on Wednesday morning at new 5-story townhouse in Yannawa

Mother and son die in Bangkok fire on Wednesday morning at new 5-story townhouse in Yannawa

July 19, 2023

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Mother dies instantly after being forced to jump from the 4th floor with her 10-year-old son who also succumbed later at a local hospital. The… Read More ›

Grim end for German property mogul in Pattaya, body cut up and sealed in a freezer by his callous killers

Grim end for German property mogul in Pattaya, body cut up and sealed in a freezer by his callous killers

July 11, 2023

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police indicate that the motive for the murder of Hans Peter Ralter Mack was greed as two other German nationals sought to extort money and… Read More ›

Bangkok murder probe as jealous schoolboy lover takes his girlfriend’s life with a taped pocket knife

Bangkok murder probe as jealous schoolboy lover takes his girlfriend’s life with a taped pocket knife

June 30, 2023

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Apartment block manager pleaded with the man not to jump in the minutes after he fatally stabbed his nineteen-year-old girlfriend in the chest, abdomen, face… Read More ›

Irishman severed in two in a horrific condo jump in Bangkok after a heated row with girlfriend minutes earlier

Irishman severed in two in a horrific condo jump in Bangkok after a heated row with girlfriend minutes earlier

June 9, 2023

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Locals and residents at the luxury 24-story condominium complex recalled how the 41-year-old Irish teacher, identified as Callum McCarthy, had a smiling and friendly disposition… Read More ›

Fast acting luxury bus driver evacuated 15 Polish tourists before their coach was engulfed in flames

Fast acting luxury bus driver evacuated 15 Polish tourists before their coach was engulfed in flames

June 7, 2023

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Firefighters took twenty minutes to put out the flames which erupted just after the driver parked the bus on the busy expressway and opened the… Read More ›

Police task force wants criminal charges to be pursued against a former senator for child abuse

Police task force wants criminal charges to be pursued against a former senator for child abuse

May 28, 2023

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

Ex-Senator vigorously denies any wrongdoing claiming that he acted to protect the children in his care by keeping them from danger by disciplining them. He… Read More ›

Move Forward Party’s good election result leaves uncertainty as to who will form the next government

Move Forward Party’s good election result leaves uncertainty as to who will form the next government

May 14, 2023

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

The results were good news for the Bhumjaithai Party and Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and may be seen as a rejection of Mr Chuwit… Read More ›

Move Forward leader denies claims he held shares in media company barring him as a Bangkok MP 

Move Forward leader denies claims he held shares in media company barring him as a Bangkok MP 

May 10, 2023

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

Allegations against the Move Forward Party leader, if taken up by the Election Commission and forwarded to the Constitutional Court, could see him barred from… Read More ›

Am’s ex police officer husband bailed, visits her in jail, wants her to confess to the serial poisoning murders

Am’s ex police officer husband bailed, visits her in jail, wants her to confess to the serial poisoning murders

May 4, 2023

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are reported to have interviewed former Police Lieutenant Colonel Withoon’s concubine in recent days who gave what was described as useful testimony to the… Read More ›

Thai King and Queen to be at Westminster Abbey in London for the coronation of King Charles III

Thai King and Queen to be at Westminster Abbey in London for the coronation of King Charles III

May 3, 2023

Culture, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai royal couple will join other Heads of State and royalty from Europe and Asia at the ancient ceremony which is being made available… Read More ›

Paetongtarn Shinawatra delivers a baby boy named Thaisin as Pheu Thai spirits are buoyed the new arrival

Paetongtarn Shinawatra delivers a baby boy named Thaisin as Pheu Thai spirits are buoyed the new arrival

May 1, 2023

Culture, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Thaksin says he’s coming home! Former business tycoon Srettha Thavisin campaigning in the South on Monday said he understood Mr Thaksin’s heart on the birth… Read More ›

Pattaya Motosai in fracas with Hong Kongers over ฿160 fare, refunds money after police are called

Pattaya Motosai in fracas with Hong Kongers over ฿160 fare, refunds money after police are called

April 15, 2023

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

Police resolved the situation to the satisfaction of both the Hong Kong tourists and the elderly motosai driver on Friday but a Chilean tourist was… Read More ›

Marijuana crazed man stole a Bangkok ambulance on Wednesday night and crashed it into an MG car

Marijuana crazed man stole a Bangkok ambulance on Wednesday night and crashed it into an MG car

March 31, 2023

Crime, Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police in Thung Khru have confirmed that the detained man, arrested for theft of the hospital ambulance, will have access to treatment for his marijuana… Read More ›