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Two arrested for throwing an explosive device at police officers in Bangkok after political rally

Two arrested for throwing an explosive device at police officers in Bangkok after political rally

January 29, 2021

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The ‘Free Guard’ group, in a social media statement, deny their members were responsible for the incident which injured four people including two police officers… Read More ›

Brazen Norwegian arrested by Immigration police trying to enter Thailand with forged documents

Brazen Norwegian arrested by Immigration police trying to enter Thailand with forged documents

January 28, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Norwegian man underestimated the Certificate of Entry system and entry security protocols when he presented forged paperwork at Suvarnabhumi airport to alert Immigration Bureau officers… Read More ›

Police chief reveals massive fraud on We Travel Together scheme centred on a small Chaiyaphum resort

Police chief reveals massive fraud on We Travel Together scheme centred on a small Chaiyaphum resort

January 28, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police hold a press conference at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters in Bangkok where a top Crime Suppression Division officer revealed over ฿120 million in… Read More ›

Chinese eyewear counterfeiter posed as Buddhist studies student to get a visa to live in Thailand in Buriram 

Chinese eyewear counterfeiter posed as Buddhist studies student to get a visa to live in Thailand in Buriram 

January 26, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The order to transfer Police Major Jakkrapong Phermkamlang, the officer deemed responsible for the failure, was made by Police Lieutenant General Sompong Chingduang on Tuesday… Read More ›

DSI arrests: Women warned of sex trafficking snare – massage job offers abroad from prostitution ‘brokers’

DSI arrests: Women warned of sex trafficking snare – massage job offers abroad from prostitution ‘brokers’

January 26, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A top police official at the DSI has implored anyone who knows of such job offers abroad involving ‘Thai massage’ to be suspicious and to… Read More ›

Young man arrested for selling macaque monkeys, captured from the wild, online in Chiang Mai

Young man arrested for selling macaque monkeys, captured from the wild, online in Chiang Mai

January 25, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Accused told investigating officers from Phrao district who raided his home and found two monkeys in a cage ready to be passed on for cash… Read More ›

Nigerian drug dealer betrayed in Phuket as local police receive tip-off that led them to his arrest

Nigerian drug dealer betrayed in Phuket as local police receive tip-off that led them to his arrest

January 22, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

26-year-old Davidsmith Chinazaekpere Ejiogo is facing legal prosecution for possession of drugs with intent to sell after being taken to Patong police station. Police in… Read More ›

Samut Sakhon Governor in a ‘critical’ condition after developing a lung infection from Covid-19 virus

Samut Sakhon Governor in a ‘critical’ condition after developing a lung infection from Covid-19 virus

January 21, 2021

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

The 58-year-old governor has been on a ventilator for over a month and was diagnosed with Covid-19 on December 28th at Siriraj Hospital where he… Read More ›

Police have arrested the colourfully dressed gold shop robber who rode off with ฿1.9 million jewelry haul

Police have arrested the colourfully dressed gold shop robber who rode off with ฿1.9 million jewelry haul

January 20, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Initially, the staff at the Yaowarat Bangkok gold shop refused the armed robber’s demands that they hand over the gold forcing him to climb over… Read More ›

Covid 19 outbreak in Samut Sakhon sees province placed under lockdown measures by provincial officials

Covid 19 outbreak in Samut Sakhon sees province placed under lockdown measures by provincial officials

December 20, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The outbreak in Samut Sakhon is the most serious development since the coronavirus crisis began in Thailand. Officials are now scrambling to contain the disease… Read More ›

Constitutional Court rules in PM’s favour, says that there is no basis for his removal from office over home

Constitutional Court rules in PM’s favour, says that there is no basis for his removal from office over home

December 2, 2020

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Eagerly awaited court decision lifts the weight of doubt on the Prime Minister as the court finds that his army home is justified, appropriate and… Read More ›

25-year-old American killed during police siege after Pattaya crime spree with a stolen Glock 9mm handgun

25-year-old American killed during police siege after Pattaya crime spree with a stolen Glock 9mm handgun

November 3, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police have identified the man as Michael Giavasse. The incident began on Monday evening when he stole a 9mm Glock handgun from the Pattaya Shooting… Read More ›

French woman tested positive for Covid 19 on Ko Samui on October 21st confirmed top health official Friday 

French woman tested positive for Covid 19 on Ko Samui on October 21st confirmed top health official Friday 

October 23, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The bombshell news may have implications for efforts to reopen the country to tourism although Thai officials are investigating whether the woman contracted the virus… Read More ›

Water cannon used to fend off Bangkok protesters as police uphold the strict new emergency laws

Water cannon used to fend off Bangkok protesters as police uphold the strict new emergency laws

October 16, 2020

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

Standoff between police and more aggressive protesters near Pathumwan intersection in Bangkok after both sides sprayed each other with coloured substances. Shopping centres and landmark… Read More ›

Police arrest 21 protesters in Bangkok attempting to block the road to be used for planned Royal motorcade

Police arrest 21 protesters in Bangkok attempting to block the road to be used for planned Royal motorcade

October 13, 2020

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

Human rights lawyer Arnon Nampa has called on the public to attend the rally tomorrow after 6 pm. On Monday, it was reported by military… Read More ›

18 dead in bus rail crash in Chachoengsao province early on Sunday morning with over 40 injured

18 dead in bus rail crash in Chachoengsao province early on Sunday morning with over 40 injured

October 11, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

There are reports that the driver, who died at the scene, had gotten lost and also that there was loud music playing within the bus… Read More ›

Protest leader torches legal notice to desist in front of a senior police chief at Samut Prakan rally on Sunday

Protest leader torches legal notice to desist in front of a senior police chief at Samut Prakan rally on Sunday

August 31, 2020

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Sunday also saw a conservative protest in Bangkok in support of the monarchy where a key leader pointed to politicians as the source of the… Read More ›

Over 12,000 turn up on Sunday to call for political change, leaders set September response deadline

Over 12,000 turn up on Sunday to call for political change, leaders set September response deadline

August 17, 2020

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Speakers on the stage referred to a ‘People’s Liberation Council’ and vowed not to surrender activists to police who are reportedly the subject of arrest… Read More ›

5 people die including 4 young men hurled from a pickup truck in early morning road tragedies on Monday 

5 people die including 4 young men hurled from a pickup truck in early morning road tragedies on Monday 

August 10, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police investigating one accident in Phitsanulok, where two pickups collided on a main road, believe that one vehicle may have driven out of control after… Read More ›

Booze is back on the shelves in Thailand from Sunday, May 3rd to the relief of many thirsty foreigners

Booze is back on the shelves in Thailand from Sunday, May 3rd to the relief of many thirsty foreigners

May 2, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai PM has signed an order making the sale of booze or alcohol products legal from Sunday, May 3rd in Thailand strictly for consumption at… Read More ›