Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Big Joke heads to India to train as a monk after requesting leave of absence until February 9th

Big Joke heads to India to train as a monk after requesting leave of absence until February 9th

January 29, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Moves by the Prime Minister on Friday interpreted as diffusing tensions at the top of the Royal Thai Police which was distracting from its core… Read More ›

Government says virus under control in Thailand but the infection rate in China is worrying medical experts

Government says virus under control in Thailand but the infection rate in China is worrying medical experts

January 26, 2020

Living, Thailand:

Thai government to decide on screening of passengers from other Chinese provinces after Hubei and Wuhan flights were all grounded. For now, Thai authorities are… Read More ›

Retired engineer swindled out of ฿239 million by conmen who claimed to be well known, high ranking officials

Retired engineer swindled out of ฿239 million by conmen who claimed to be well known, high ranking officials

January 25, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Five people including three men and two women were arrested ranging in ages from 24 to 59 years old. Crime Suppression Division officers presented evidence… Read More ›

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

January 24, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police allowed the killer to be questioned briefly by the media this week by audio link. They listened as he apologised and attempted to explain… Read More ›

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

January 22, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Police officers including National Police Chief Chakthip Chaijinda were clapped and cheered by the public today as they announced not only the arrest but the… Read More ›

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

January 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Witnesses came forward this week after the man was arrested following the discovery of skeletal remains under a metal container. They told police that the… Read More ›

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

January 17, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are reported to have widened their surveillance of CCTV footage into other provinces this week as a reported meeting between the Thai army chief… Read More ›

German man bitten by a bull shark while taking early morning swim near the seashore in Phuket

German man bitten by a bull shark while taking early morning swim near the seashore in Phuket

January 17, 2020

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The key point about sharks in Thai waters is that there are no great white species. These are the killer sharks that have caused panic… Read More ›

UK man faces jail and deportation after his arrest in a Pattaya police sting for selling fake watches

UK man faces jail and deportation after his arrest in a Pattaya police sting for selling fake watches

January 16, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

43-year-old Mark Peter Dorey was arrested after he accepted ฿123,500 from an undercover police agent for 12 fake watches. He told police after his arrest… Read More ›

Taiwanese man admits to murdering his 33-year-old wife and throwing her body into the sea in a travel bag

Taiwanese man admits to murdering his 33-year-old wife and throwing her body into the sea in a travel bag

January 15, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Couple arrived in Thailand when Ms Liew Lili was already 6 months pregnant. The man has admitted the murder to the police. He confessed to… Read More ›

Garage owner killed by hitmen paid by a friend who felt he was having an illicit affair with his wife

Garage owner killed by hitmen paid by a friend who felt he was having an illicit affair with his wife

January 13, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Attack took place at the businessman’s home just before midnight on December 18th last. His daughter told police that she heard dogs barking 30 minutes… Read More ›

Mum’s heartbreak after 2 year old’s murder as police now know the identity of the cruel and evil killer

Mum’s heartbreak after 2 year old’s murder as police now know the identity of the cruel and evil killer

January 12, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This week, Wilaiwan Wongyu could only express how much she and her husband loved 2-year-old Panuwich and now look forward to being with him again… Read More ›

Big Joke shooting controversy linked to the new ฿2.1 billion biometrics immigration system contract 

Big Joke shooting controversy linked to the new ฿2.1 billion biometrics immigration system contract 

January 11, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Biometric system has emerged as the reason for a reported breakdown in the relationship between Big Joke and the National Police Chief General Chakthip Chaijinda… Read More ›

Australian man facing jail time in Thailand after stealing a drone at a high-end Phuket shopping mall

Australian man facing jail time in Thailand after stealing a drone at a high-end Phuket shopping mall

January 10, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police also suspect the Aussie to be responsible for the theft of a further ฿100,000 in designer handbags and sunglasses found at his rented home… Read More ›

Drug boom with ya ice for sale on Twitter and 24 year old drugs kingpin nabbed with ฿800 million in the bank

Drug boom with ya ice for sale on Twitter and 24 year old drugs kingpin nabbed with ฿800 million in the bank

January 8, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

2020 sees the roaring twenties of the Thai drug industry: Police did not know of drug kingpin 24-year-old ‘Jimmy’ Wongpan before September last year but… Read More ›

Bizarre and macabre tragedy in Udon Thani as deranged man murders his wife and daughters over college debt

Bizarre and macabre tragedy in Udon Thani as deranged man murders his wife and daughters over college debt

January 7, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The long letter left for police written with attractive penmanship but showing signs of anxiety and the appalling actions of the man suggest that financial… Read More ›

Thai prison nightmare helped American copywriter Jesse Moskel put his life on a firm path

Thai prison nightmare helped American copywriter Jesse Moskel put his life on a firm path

January 6, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

An American, a convicted drug trafficker, traces his redemption and good fortune to a decision one day to be the happiest person in the prison.… Read More ›

UK tourist just arrived in Pattaya for 2020 arrested for at least two thefts in five days by police on his trail

UK tourist just arrived in Pattaya for 2020 arrested for at least two thefts in five days by police on his trail

January 4, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

UK man Ben Frost’s 5 days stay in the popular resort city sees him already behind bars at Pattaya Police Station facing two charges. A… Read More ›

Crazy Finn arrested on his way to Vietnam after causing panic at Suvarnabhumi on Wednesday

Crazy Finn arrested on his way to Vietnam after causing panic at Suvarnabhumi on Wednesday

January 3, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The arrested man has been named as 63-year-old Jyrki Uhanivrmo after airport police quickly identified his mobile phone from records and waited to arrest him… Read More ›

35-year-old husband lashes out with a knife after finding his wife in bed with another man on New Year’s Eve

35-year-old husband lashes out with a knife after finding his wife in bed with another man on New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police arrested the husband, hours later, at a filling station in Narathiwat province and have charged him with attempted murder after his wife and her… Read More ›