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Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

October 10, 2022

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

Tensions and feelings are running high over the kingdom’s worst mass massacre. A senior police officer was summarily removed from his post on Monday after… Read More ›

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

October 8, 2022

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

King spoke movingly to parents of the bereaved gathered on Friday night on the first floor of Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital, the day after Thailand’s… Read More ›

Radio very much alive in Thailand says Prime Minister’s Office as Prayut calls for use of transistor sets

Radio very much alive in Thailand says Prime Minister’s Office as Prayut calls for use of transistor sets

October 5, 2022

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

Comments by the PM on Monday sparked a debate on whether listening to radio in Thailand on transistor sets is a thing of the past.… Read More ›

35-year-old man murdered and dismembered his lover after she wanted out of their secret liaison

35-year-old man murdered and dismembered his lover after she wanted out of their secret liaison

October 3, 2022

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

Maid at the upmarket condominium complex where the murder took place last Wednesday, foiled the killer’s plan to conceal the body of his murdered 30-year-old… Read More ›

Intimidated Russian couple ask Royal Thai police to join Thailand’s Witness Protection Programme in Ko Samui

Intimidated Russian couple ask Royal Thai police to join Thailand’s Witness Protection Programme in Ko Samui

September 29, 2022

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

Ongoing investigation in Ko Samui but the arrested suspect brought from Chonburi is reported to be tight-lipped and unwilling to give police further information. The… Read More ›

Russian mafia gang extort young Russian couple out of $50k at a local coffee shop on Ko Samui

Russian mafia gang extort young Russian couple out of $50k at a local coffee shop on Ko Samui

September 28, 2022

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

Mysterious exploits of a six-member gang including Russians, Kazakh nationals and a German have been tracked by police since Monday when the disturbing case was… Read More ›

Thailand to scrap all emergency provisions as it seeks to boost a very fragile economic recovery

Thailand to scrap all emergency provisions as it seeks to boost a very fragile economic recovery

September 22, 2022

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

Move to scrap the Emergency Decree and the last of the entry criteria for incoming travellers is coming at a time when the full extent… Read More ›

Thailand turns to Russia as foreign tourist revenue is projected to be only 21% of 2019 record figure

Thailand turns to Russia as foreign tourist revenue is projected to be only 21% of 2019 record figure

September 20, 2022

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

Plans to fly in Russian tourists via charter flights come as European countries have begun to block citizens of the Russian Federation due to the… Read More ›

Former PM Thaksin slams modest minimum wage hike of 5%, calls for ฿800 a day rate over 2 terms

Former PM Thaksin slams modest minimum wage hike of 5%, calls for ฿800 a day rate over 2 terms

September 16, 2022

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

Slow and fragile recovery is being seen which is driven by boosted consumer confidence in Thailand despite inflation and an effective haircut in real wages.… Read More ›

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

September 13, 2022

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Hours after the murder investigation commenced on Tuesday morning when the body was removed from the scene for an autopsy and the husband of the… Read More ›

Airline boss pleads with government to delay the Thailand Tourism Fee (TTF) due later this year

Airline boss pleads with government to delay the Thailand Tourism Fee (TTF) due later this year

September 10, 2022

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

Key consideration now according to Tony Fernandes is the momentum of growing numbers which generates income for the economy including taxes for the government. Mr… Read More ›

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

September 6, 2022

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

Horrific murder of three high school students in Krabi at the hands of a man, driven by drugs and road rage, shocks Thailand. On Tuesday… Read More ›

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

September 4, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Satang Thongramphan, also known as Aoi, claims that she became close to the bank account holder at a local care facility where he had been… Read More ›

German claims he was warned off by police from pursuing his political protests against acting PM

German claims he was warned off by police from pursuing his political protests against acting PM

September 2, 2022

Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A German man living in Thailand with a Thai wife staged numerous silent protests this week in Rayong but was warned off by police officers… Read More ›

Grandson of former minister denied bail by court in Bangkok on drug rape charges filed by young actress

Grandson of former minister denied bail by court in Bangkok on drug rape charges filed by young actress

August 30, 2022

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

Sister of the actress claims that she was offered money by the accused as she filed further police complaints for defamation and giving false evidence… Read More ›

Drug kingpin linked with South African woman’s drug conviction ‘fighting for love’ in Ukraine

Drug kingpin linked with South African woman’s drug conviction ‘fighting for love’ in Ukraine

August 23, 2022

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

Family of Ashley Oosthuizen remains convinced of her innocence and upbeat about her prospects despite a Ko Samui court, on August 17th last, confirming a… Read More ›

Thailand to hit 1.2 million foreign tourists for August with new extended visa stays from October

Thailand to hit 1.2 million foreign tourists for August with new extended visa stays from October

August 20, 2022

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Key threat to Thailand’s economy as the year progresses is an elevated level of inflation and the slowing of economic growth in the United States… Read More ›

Dutch tourist arrested and facing jail time after killing endangered fish on an island excursion near Ko Phi Phi 

Dutch tourist arrested and facing jail time after killing endangered fish on an island excursion near Ko Phi Phi 

August 17, 2022

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

The latest arrest of a foreign tourist for breaching Thailand’s strict laws on the conservation of natural resources follows a string of incidents since 2017.… Read More ›

Father forced to kill his 37-year-old son in self-defence in yet another drug-related tragedy in Udon Thani

Father forced to kill his 37-year-old son in self-defence in yet another drug-related tragedy in Udon Thani

August 14, 2022

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

57-year-old father used an illegal gas gun to fire two shots at his son in the early hours of Saturday morning after being ambushed by… Read More ›

Country faces a ‘constitutional crisis’ says Move Forward Party MP in parliament over PM’s status

Country faces a ‘constitutional crisis’ says Move Forward Party MP in parliament over PM’s status

August 12, 2022

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The anticipated floundering of key electoral reform bills by Monday, August 15th is also a matter expected to be ultimately adjudicated by the Constitutional Court… Read More ›