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Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

First monkeypox case in a woman as fears grow that its stigma may be its most dangerous aspect in Thailand

First monkeypox case in a woman as fears grow that its stigma may be its most dangerous aspect in Thailand

August 8, 2022

Crime, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Leading social development expert says that the current discussion about the source of monkeypox infections is leading to both homophobic and xenophobic discourse as the… Read More ›

Girlfriend of German tourist infected with monkeypox tests negative in Phuket for the virus infection

Girlfriend of German tourist infected with monkeypox tests negative in Phuket for the virus infection

August 4, 2022

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Authorities in Phuket this week confirmed that the 25-year-old German man who is believed to have picked up the infection abroad is neither homosexual nor… Read More ›

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

August 2, 2022

Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The landing of the US House of Representatives Speaker in Taipei has triggered a major crisis between China and the United States in the region… Read More ›

41-year-old son appears in court after shooting his mother to death on Friday in central Bangkok

41-year-old son appears in court after shooting his mother to death on Friday in central Bangkok

July 31, 2022

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man appears to have killed his mother when tensions over business matters and his consumption of alcohol boiled over on Friday night. It is thought… Read More ›

British Airways snubs Bangkok in favour of elite travellers to Singapore as Thai Airways load levels rise

British Airways snubs Bangkok in favour of elite travellers to Singapore as Thai Airways load levels rise

July 27, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

As the government put off indefinitely its foreign tourism levy, this week, one of the country’s most successful conglomerates, Minor International (MINT) announced the addition… Read More ›

Thai Belgian man’s body found in Chiang Mai river on Sunday after horror water rafting incident

Thai Belgian man’s body found in Chiang Mai river on Sunday after horror water rafting incident

July 24, 2022

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

30-year-old Nicolas Hinckxt, a computer programmer, who worked in Belgium and was of Thai Belgian descent with a Thai mother, was in the country on… Read More ›

Big Joke briefs reporters on ฿6 million fraud to secure bail for a detained UK man using his name

Big Joke briefs reporters on ฿6 million fraud to secure bail for a detained UK man using his name

July 20, 2022

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

Alert and assiduous Immigration Bureau officer at Bang Khen Immigration Bureau Detention Centre in Bangkok foiled efforts by a senior serving police officer and another… Read More ›

Tourist levy hits further turbulence with fears it could harm airline’s effort to boost flight numbers

Tourist levy hits further turbulence with fears it could harm airline’s effort to boost flight numbers

July 18, 2022

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The fee will provide automatic insurance cover with 11.3% of the money from it going to pay for limited medical insurance coverage for visitors with… Read More ›

Abe’s legacy will be his efforts to awaken Japan and build a defensive alliance against China

Abe’s legacy will be his efforts to awaken Japan and build a defensive alliance against China

July 10, 2022

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The leading figure in modern Japanese politics had lately been campaigning extensively against the danger of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. Ill health had plagued… Read More ›

2008 Pheu Thai minister sentenced to death for premeditated kidnap, murder of judge’s brother

2008 Pheu Thai minister sentenced to death for premeditated kidnap, murder of judge’s brother

July 2, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This is the second death sentence handed down to the notorious former Deputy Minister of Commerce, Banyin Tangpakorn, a former police officer and criminal mastermind,… Read More ›

Good news from airports as arrivals help offset damage from inflation and supply chain blocks caused by war

Good news from airports as arrivals help offset damage from inflation and supply chain blocks caused by war

June 29, 2022

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Kasikorn Research Centre predicts that there is enough capital in the financial system to meet short-term debt repayments, imports for 3 months and demand for… Read More ›

Man dragged 14-year old into a blackmail scheme leading her to take her own life as the only way out

Man dragged 14-year old into a blackmail scheme leading her to take her own life as the only way out

June 24, 2022

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

More charges are due to be brought against the 27-year-old call centre worker after evidence of at least 10 other underage victims was found on… Read More ›

Top insurgent leader suspected as behind Monday night’s large bomb attack on Pattani district

Top insurgent leader suspected as behind Monday night’s large bomb attack on Pattani district

June 21, 2022

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Three soldiers were left hospitalised by the bomb attack but with minor injuries including an officer working within a local government building who was hit… Read More ›

US Defence Chief asserts Thailand’s position as a key military ally in a tense Indo-Pacific region

US Defence Chief asserts Thailand’s position as a key military ally in a tense Indo-Pacific region

June 17, 2022

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

Lloyd Austin, a career soldier who began work as a US Army lieutenant in the 1970s, cut an impressive figure in Bangkok this week after… Read More ›

Ferrari Joe could still face death penalty when case outcome is later reviewed by the Court of Appeal

Ferrari Joe could still face death penalty when case outcome is later reviewed by the Court of Appeal

June 13, 2022

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

The Ferrari Joe case involving the torture and murder of a 24-year-old drug suspect in police custody on August 5th last in Nakhon Sawan shocked… Read More ›

Police warn foreign fugitives Thailand is no longer a safe haven after Pattaya arrest of UK paedophile

Police warn foreign fugitives Thailand is no longer a safe haven after Pattaya arrest of UK paedophile

June 8, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The sort of tourist Thailand does not need or want: Dempster is facing a 10 year and 6-month prison term ahead of him when he… Read More ›

Conflicting signals nationwide and in Phuket on face mask mandate with two volte-faces this week

Conflicting signals nationwide and in Phuket on face mask mandate with two volte-faces this week

June 4, 2022

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

Impatience appears to be growing in the nightlife sector and across the foreign tourism industry for not only a return to full normality but stronger… Read More ›

8 years for Brit who murdered Nana sex worker, dismembered her body and threw it in a Kanchanaburi river

8 years for Brit who murdered Nana sex worker, dismembered her body and threw it in a Kanchanaburi river

June 1, 2022

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

UK man has been in custody in Thailand since being extradited in July 2021 after the European Court of Human Rights threw out his appeal… Read More ›

Confusing traffic lights and reckless driving may have caused death of French tourist in Ayutthaya

Confusing traffic lights and reckless driving may have caused death of French tourist in Ayutthaya

May 27, 2022

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Harrowing scenes on Wednesday night as a 34-year old American woman watched in horror as her newfound friend 26-year-old Camille Jeanne Gavaudan’s life drained away… Read More ›

Mask mandate to be scrapped in Thailand from mid June in a boost for the foreign tourism sector

Mask mandate to be scrapped in Thailand from mid June in a boost for the foreign tourism sector

May 25, 2022

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

Visa Global Travel Plan Survey in recent weeks shows that 63% of foreign tourists come to Thailand seeking relaxation from modern life and particularly identified… Read More ›