Articles by: News Desk

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 ›

Horror passenger van smash in Sa Kaew claims 11 lives after another driver falls asleep at the wheel

Horror passenger van smash in Sa Kaew claims 11 lives after another driver falls asleep at the wheel

August 18, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police suspect that the passenger van veered onto the other lane on the motorway hitting the large lorry head-on creating a devastating impact. Thai police… Read More ›

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

August 17, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Authorities are satisfied that the men are hiding across Thailand’s borders and will be attempting to sell some of the nearly ฿9 million in gold… Read More ›

10 Italian tourists injured in Lampang, one woman seriously, after a minibus slides off a wet road

10 Italian tourists injured in Lampang, one woman seriously, after a minibus slides off a wet road

August 16, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Injured were taken to Lampang Hospital the Mueang area of the province after being extricated from the bus. Ten injured Italian men were rescued by… Read More ›

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

August 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The kiwi has been named as Michael Holt and has also charged with working illegally in Thailand while holding a retirement visa. He is being… Read More ›

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

August 14, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Mother and little girl were found embracing in the back seat of the Toyota car after Thai police managed to unlock the doors. Police in… Read More ›

Surprise sedition charge against Future Forward leader appears on Wednesday over 2015 protest

Surprise sedition charge against Future Forward leader appears on Wednesday over 2015 protest

April 3, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Future Forward Party leader handed another legal headache when he returned home to find a sedition charge awaiting him. The young political leader must now… Read More ›

Thai people in early voting in first election since 2014 coup but junta has a head start under the constititution

Thai people in early voting in first election since 2014 coup but junta has a head start under the constititution

March 17, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Huge enthusiasm among Thai voters as they come out to exercise their democratic voice in electing a new Thai government under the 2017 Constitution which… Read More ›

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

March 8, 2019

Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The Thai General Election on March 24th will see over 80 political parties battling it out for 50 seats in the lower house in the… Read More ›

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

March 2, 2019

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The new law has been defended by some law makers and officials as essential to security but it does widen the powers of the government.… Read More ›

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

February 28, 2019

Living, Media:

Trumps stuns the World and heads back to Washington as Michael Cohen gives another day if blazing testimony to  the US Congress. However despite the… Read More ›

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

February 17, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

After a tumultuous week in Thai politics which saw one political  party facing dissolution after nominating a Thai Princess as Prime Minister and the candidacy… 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 ›