Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Sex drugs found in hotel room of Australian man who died from balcony fall on Tuesday in Phuket

Sex drugs found in hotel room of Australian man who died from balcony fall on Tuesday in Phuket

May 19, 2022

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

Death of a young Australian man being treated by police as a tragic accident after an investigation this week which has reignited speculation about the… Read More ›

Deadly Ko Samui waterfall claims another life on Saturday as Romanian woman falls to her death

Deadly Ko Samui waterfall claims another life on Saturday as Romanian woman falls to her death

May 16, 2022

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

All three dead tourists died while posing for photographs at the waterfall on different levels. Two died while trying to take selfie shots while one,… Read More ›

US to unveil new economic relations framework for Asia at ASEAN Summit as China warns of new cold war

US to unveil new economic relations framework for Asia at ASEAN Summit as China warns of new cold war

May 11, 2022

Culture, Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

US ASEAN Summit is a contrast to the 2016 event with some tough talking expected behind the scenes as the United States continues to pursue… Read More ›

Murder-suicide plot as couple die, one injured in Bangkok shooting involving two French nationals 

Murder-suicide plot as couple die, one injured in Bangkok shooting involving two French nationals 

May 6, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Stunned employees rushed to the scene of the three-storey commercial premises near Sukhumvit after they heard the two French men arguing furiously and then heard… Read More ›

Phuket murder hit suspect dies in Canadian plane crash days after being declared ‘most wanted’ by police

Phuket murder hit suspect dies in Canadian plane crash days after being declared ‘most wanted’ by police

May 4, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

From the moment the two hitmen stepped back onto Canadian soil last February after the murder of crime figure Jimmy Sandhu, their fortunes began to… Read More ›

Shark attack leaves 8-year-old with leg wound in Phuket but beaches declared safe by marine expert

Shark attack leaves 8-year-old with leg wound in Phuket but beaches declared safe by marine expert

May 2, 2022

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The attack comes as Thai authorities are battling to prop up the shark numbers off the kingdom’s coasts with a falling population and birth rate.… Read More ›

Thai wife’s plot to kill 63-year-old Dane bicyclist on April 21st uncovered by Nakhon Sawan police

Thai wife’s plot to kill 63-year-old Dane bicyclist on April 21st uncovered by Nakhon Sawan police

April 30, 2022

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

Disturbing story from Nakhon Sawan in the lower part of northern Thailand where a 24-year-old agreed with his aunt to kill a 60-year-old foreigner on… Read More ›

Anutin may agree to abolish Thailand Pass but wants all foreign tourists to have booster shots for easy access

Anutin may agree to abolish Thailand Pass but wants all foreign tourists to have booster shots for easy access

April 27, 2022

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

Calls for a wider reopening are coming at a time when Thai political parties are gearing up for a General Election likely to be called… Read More ›

Policeman jailed, sacked from the force over death of young doctor at a zebra crossing in Bangkok

Policeman jailed, sacked from the force over death of young doctor at a zebra crossing in Bangkok

April 25, 2022

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

Police Corporal Norawich Buadok was charged with reckless driving causing death in February after public outcry over the incident. The court heard, on Monday, that… Read More ›

Elite Thai police units arrest Ukrainian tax evaders living in Phuket after raiding their luxury villa

Elite Thai police units arrest Ukrainian tax evaders living in Phuket after raiding their luxury villa

April 21, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The operation on Tuesday was launched by units of the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the Hanuman task force in liaison… Read More ›

Former Democrat boss gets bail on three charges including one of rape before a court in Bangkok

Former Democrat boss gets bail on three charges including one of rape before a court in Bangkok

April 17, 2022

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

As a fifth complaint emerged on Saturday before the Metropolitan Police Bureau deputy chief Police Major General Trairong Phewpan, on Sunday, emphasised that women making… Read More ›

Even with high infection levels, top officials are saying that incoming tourism will see a takeoff from now

Even with high infection levels, top officials are saying that incoming tourism will see a takeoff from now

April 13, 2022

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Indications that the kingdom will drop entry restrictions after the Songkran holidays come to an end. The news is coming with an encouraging take off… Read More ›

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

April 9, 2022

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

Horrible twist of the knife as teenage girl orchestrated the brutal and cruel murder of her own mother, all because of teenage love. Police in… Read More ›

Corrupt policeman refused arrest insisting that he was innocent of abduction and extortion claims

Corrupt policeman refused arrest insisting that he was innocent of abduction and extortion claims

April 5, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This latest case has seen two police officers held in detention by the Phra Khanong Criminal Court until April 13th next and comes after public… Read More ›

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

March 31, 2022

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Ukraine war and the unprecedented resolve of western countries to sanction Russia even while sacrificing their individual economic interests, make it crystal clear that… Read More ›

Minister says Thailand Pass could be gone by June 1st, but suggests the retention of a test on arrival

Minister says Thailand Pass could be gone by June 1st, but suggests the retention of a test on arrival

March 26, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Comments by Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports on Thursday to industry representatives of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, while appearing to be positive… Read More ›

Travel sector calls for endemic status, scrapping of Thailand Pass and full normality on entry to the country

Travel sector calls for endemic status, scrapping of Thailand Pass and full normality on entry to the country

March 23, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Industry leaders from the Federation of Thai Industries to the Thai Chamber of Commerce have urged the government to expedite the plan to declare the… Read More ›

Advertising income from foreign internet firms boosts Thailand’s coffers as oil prices recede

Advertising income from foreign internet firms boosts Thailand’s coffers as oil prices recede

March 20, 2022

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

Electricity prices to rise to ฿4 a unit from May as government plans a new series of supports for families in its effort to raise… Read More ›

Family of Swiss woman murdered in Phuket thank officials after 28-year-old killer is sentenced to life in prison

Family of Swiss woman murdered in Phuket thank officials after 28-year-old killer is sentenced to life in prison

March 17, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The court found that 28 year old Teerawat Thothip intended to murder 57-year-old Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf after first attempting to rape the foreign tourist on August… Read More ›

Police charges against top cop’s Porsche driving son at the centre of fatal Bangkok car accident

Police charges against top cop’s Porsche driving son at the centre of fatal Bangkok car accident

March 13, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

29-year-old Mr Pornmet Songmetta reportedly works with the family firm Absolute Clean Energy, a Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) listed electricity distribution firm which operates… Read More ›