Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Thailand is feeling the heat from its hot tourism industry

Thailand is feeling the heat from its hot tourism industry

August 6, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

  The unabated climb in Thai tourism numbers comes at a price including environmental concerns and a potential drop off in European or western visitors… Read More ›

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

August 4, 2018

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Forget the tall tales of easygoing Thai police and backhanders – drink driving in Thailand is a big No, No for all foreigners as Thailand… Read More ›

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

August 2, 2018

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

UK man suspected of drug dealing killed in police car chase as he fled a routine police enquiry. The foreigner who was married to a… Read More ›

Movie Predator steps out of the big screen and enters real life in Thailand

Movie Predator steps out of the big screen and enters real life in Thailand

July 26, 2018

Culture, Living, Thai World:

Thai police in Mukdahan province stop ‘Predator’ after giving speech to local High School on individual expression and making money out having fun There is… Read More ›

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

July 20, 2018

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

The successful rescue of the Thai ‘wild boars’ soccer team has changed the image of Thailand for the better – it is an inspirational moment… Read More ›

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

July 19, 2018

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

Innovative Thai state broadcaster moving into the digital age as TV ad revenue plummets as younger audiences move online One of Thailand leading media operators… Read More ›

Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

July 16, 2018

Economy, Politics, Thai World:

As relations between Thailand and the USA improve, the country promotes ASEAN and friendship with all countries but appears to want to keep its economic… Read More ›

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

July 14, 2018

Crime, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

British man found himself detained this year after recovering from a coma following an accident on his way to the airport to leave Thailand This… Read More ›

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

July 12, 2018

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has been a playground for sex perverts and paedophiles but all that is changing as Thai police work closely with foreign services using big… Read More ›

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

July 5, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

One Thai academic posts a video clip of African scammers using black magic to overpower victims into transferring large amounts of cash. As a widespread… Read More ›

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

July 3, 2018

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

The Chinese tourist boom poses a challenge to Thai travel and tourist interests as well as the Thai public Thailand has become an irresistible magnet… Read More ›

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

June 29, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal:

Hero taxi driver shows true colours of most hard working Bangkok taxi drivers A Bangkok taxi driver has restored confidence in a service that has… Read More ›

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

June 21, 2018

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

Tough laws concerning online speech and commentary should be noted by foreigners as Thailand resumes political discourse Thailand’s authorities have warned the public that it… Read More ›

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

June 18, 2018

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

One foreigner (American) arrested in Thailand for human trafficking while another (Swiss) arrested for possession of child pornography as part of sex industry crackdown

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

June 9, 2018

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

More crime in Thailand is being linked to foreign gangs attracted to the country’s lifestyle and economic opportunities Thailand is gearing up efforts to monitor… Read More ›

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

June 8, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World:

Thailand is an advanced country for internet usage with Thai women leading the way Thailand continues to be placed in the top 10 worldwide for… Read More ›

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

June 1, 2018

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

One Thai man loses mother and sister in huge personal loss as police investigate and legal battles loom Thai authorities have seized assets and money… Read More ›

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

May 29, 2018

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World:

Two French teachers in Thailand disgust world online community and tarnish the reputation of foreigners in Thailand with theft of iPhone captured on CCTV Thai… Read More ›

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

May 22, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

Online for banking for foreigners to Thailand looks like a brighter proposition but the days of the old fashioned branch service are numbered here also… Read More ›