Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Elderly man murders wife in Nakhon Ratchasima after she denied him money for alcohol and kicks

Elderly man murders wife in Nakhon Ratchasima after she denied him money for alcohol and kicks

July 11, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

63-year-old Amnuay Boonsong, originally from Surin province, was arrested on Friday night in the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima. He admitted to carrying out the appallingly… Read More ›

Mysterious death of Australian man found on Saturday in Pattaya ruled as suicide, case closed by local police

Mysterious death of Australian man found on Saturday in Pattaya ruled as suicide, case closed by local police

July 8, 2020

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Maid at the Pattaya condominium remembered Mr Andrew Tomlinson as a quiet man who had lived there for 3 years without incident. His death, revealed… Read More ›

Russian woman arrested for suspected filicide in Pattaya after surviving 3rd-floor condo jump

Russian woman arrested for suspected filicide in Pattaya after surviving 3rd-floor condo jump

July 6, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Landlord told police that the 33-year-old Russian woman, named as Anna Efimova, arrived last Saturday evening and was alone with her infant girl. The woman… Read More ›

Drunk soldier who overturned pickup guns down a diligent policeman trying to rescue him in a stupor

Drunk soldier who overturned pickup guns down a diligent policeman trying to rescue him in a stupor

July 5, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

The tragedy played out in the early hours of Friday morning leaving a popular police volunteer dead, a young man facing a murder charge and… Read More ›

Move to prevent a tourism wipeout as minister pushes 3 phase plan especially targeting Chinese tourists

Move to prevent a tourism wipeout as minister pushes 3 phase plan especially targeting Chinese tourists

July 3, 2020

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The Tourism Minister envisages the return of tourism under tightly controlled conditions in August with access only to popular tourist hotspots for bookings made through… Read More ›

Lawyer tells senior CSD police that his hands are clean in relation to any alleged prison escape plot by Banyin

Lawyer tells senior CSD police that his hands are clean in relation to any alleged prison escape plot by Banyin

June 30, 2020

Crime, Politics, Thailand:

Korn Kanthieng met the police and answered questions for nearly five hours on Tuesday. They are investigating the alleged plot linked to former Deputy Commerce… Read More ›

Supreme Court, in a final decision, confirms reduced jail sentences for five 2007 UDD Redshirt riot leaders 

Supreme Court, in a final decision, confirms reduced jail sentences for five 2007 UDD Redshirt riot leaders 

June 27, 2020

Politics, Thailand:

Lawyer for the five men sentenced ask that they be handed down suspended sentences at Friday’s hearing but the Supreme Court found the nature of… Read More ›

Police probing murder-suicide theory after the bodies of two lesbian lovers were found at Pattaya hotel resort

Police probing murder-suicide theory after the bodies of two lesbian lovers were found at Pattaya hotel resort

June 23, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The family of the younger woman, 24-year-old Ratree Sriwiboon, believe she was murdered by her jealous older lover after a row developed online with others… Read More ›

Former minister, at the centre of jailbreak reports, appears in court in Bangkok under tight security

Former minister, at the centre of jailbreak reports, appears in court in Bangkok under tight security

June 22, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police Lieutenant Colonel Banyin Tangpakorn is now facing at least two murder charges and prosecution for a range of other offences linked with the kidnap… Read More ›

Hundreds of billions in drug money laundered through gold shops and used to buy oil on exchange markets

Hundreds of billions in drug money laundered through gold shops and used to buy oil on exchange markets

June 20, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Drug money laundering network partly controlled by prison inmates shocks Thai authorities due to the vast sums involved. The networks used drugs money to buy… Read More ›

Aussie thief nabbed by police in Chiang Mai after sunglasses and handbag theft at a local store

Aussie thief nabbed by police in Chiang Mai after sunglasses and handbag theft at a local store

June 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A 38-year-old Australian woman named only as Ms Emily Catherine was arrested on Wednesday at a hotel in Chiang Mai. She admits she was the… Read More ›

Crazy ATM suspended as police warn users to return excess cash dispensed in error in Ranong over last weekend

Crazy ATM suspended as police warn users to return excess cash dispensed in error in Ranong over last weekend

June 16, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Siam Commercial Bank ATM in southern Ranong province began issuing extra cash to those making withdrawals on June 13th. Police have warned that those… Read More ›

Thai public says No to foreign tourism and also predicts 1 to 2 years for travel to return to normal

Thai public says No to foreign tourism and also predicts 1 to 2 years for travel to return to normal

June 14, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World:

The Civil Aviation Authority is to begin talks this week to open outbound flights limited to business people while the Thai public gives the thumbs… Read More ›

Black Sashimi raids see Nigerian drug kingpin using poor Thai women as drug mules, arrested with 10 others

Black Sashimi raids see Nigerian drug kingpin using poor Thai women as drug mules, arrested with 10 others

June 12, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Nigerian drugs gang smashed by Thai police and ฿250 million in illicit cash recovered during a raid on a home in Samut Prakan this week.… Read More ›

Top Thai Doctor attacks the WHO over its unclear guidance on face masks and lack of leadership

Top Thai Doctor attacks the WHO over its unclear guidance on face masks and lack of leadership

June 10, 2020

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

Top Thai doctor, Dr Manoon Leechawengwongs, has lambasted the World Health Organisation over its guidance to the public in relation to face mask coverings and… Read More ›

Ministers suggest an easing of the travel ban for some tourists but a continued state of emergency

Ministers suggest an easing of the travel ban for some tourists but a continued state of emergency

June 9, 2020

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

Top government members suggest that after July we could see tourists from safe areas arriving into Thailand while retaining the state of emergency to allow… Read More ›

Thailand plans to prioritise Asian countries in its search for safe Covid 19 ‘tourism bubble’ partners

Thailand plans to prioritise Asian countries in its search for safe Covid 19 ‘tourism bubble’ partners

June 8, 2020

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Plans to restart tourism to begin with bilateral tourism bubble agreements with Asian countries. The move is being pushed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha… Read More ›

Nakhon Si Thammarat woman denies murdering her own daughter over a land dispute on April 11th at her home

Nakhon Si Thammarat woman denies murdering her own daughter over a land dispute on April 11th at her home

June 6, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

54-year-old woman was arrested and charged by police on Tuesday with murdering her 29-year old daughter Chonthira Jindawong at her home in the Bang Khan… Read More ›

Thailand begins herd immunity study in Pattani as the world questions the response to Covid 19 and lockdowns

Thailand begins herd immunity study in Pattani as the world questions the response to Covid 19 and lockdowns

June 2, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Herd immunity study by Chulalongkorn University on a village in the Thung Yang Daeng district of southern Pattani. It comes, as around the world, people… Read More ›

UK wife abuser arrested by Immigration Bureau police in Bangkok for attempted murder

UK wife abuser arrested by Immigration Bureau police in Bangkok for attempted murder

May 28, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

46-year old David Mitchell threw his 56-year-old wife off an 8th-floor balcony in Rayong and shockingly, appears to have fled the province after his initial… Read More ›