Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

October 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

At a press conference on Tuesday, the police commander of Provincial Police Region 2 outlined the police operation that led to the arrest of a… Read More ›

13 families mourn loved ones killed in crash – rejected 2016 law may have prevented the horrific tragedy

13 families mourn loved ones killed in crash – rejected 2016 law may have prevented the horrific tragedy

October 1, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Accident is prompting calls for a change of attitude towards road safety in Thailand. 12 students on the back of the vehicle never had a… Read More ›

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

September 29, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Police are anxious to interview the driver who survived the crash but is seriously injured in hospital. An eye witness suggests that the vehicle suddenly… Read More ›

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

September 27, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The incident follows a similar story in Sisaket on August 20th when a 41-year-old Thai man had himself arrested by holding up a heavily surveilled… Read More ›

US President agrees to visit Thailand for the 35th ASEAN Summit later this year in Bangkok from October 31st

US President agrees to visit Thailand for the 35th ASEAN Summit later this year in Bangkok from October 31st

September 26, 2019

Foreigners, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Speculation about the visit comes as there is an acceptance of the growing importance of the ASEAN bloc of nations as a pivotal force in… Read More ›

Thaksin’s son faces money-laundering ruling relating to ‘suspicious’ ฿10 million payment

Thaksin’s son faces money-laundering ruling relating to ‘suspicious’ ฿10 million payment

September 25, 2019

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Case centres on a ฿10 million payment made by cheque from Mr Krisdathanon of the Krisda Mahanakorn Plc to 39-year-old Mr Shinawatara which has been… Read More ›

Pheu Thai MP sentenced to death for the murder of a man he believed had an affair with his wife in Khon Kaen

Pheu Thai MP sentenced to death for the murder of a man he believed had an affair with his wife in Khon Kaen

September 24, 2019

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

In 2017, two policeman and three other men were sentenced to death for the murder of the provincial official but four of them had their… Read More ›

Male model off the hook after autopsy report finds young woman ‘pretty’ died of alcohol poisoning

Male model off the hook after autopsy report finds young woman ‘pretty’ died of alcohol poisoning

September 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Following his release by police on Thursday last after intense questioning, the 24-year-old man predicted that the forensic tests in the case would absolve him… Read More ›

Police chief warns any officials linked to arrested Koh Samui drugs boss will face punishment as probe moves on

Police chief warns any officials linked to arrested Koh Samui drugs boss will face punishment as probe moves on

September 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Drug dealer known as the ‘boss’ believed to have run the most extensive drug network on Koh Samui was a former convict who spent 9… Read More ›

51-year-old Russian found dead at home in Koh Samui. Drug paraphernalia, brown liquid found

51-year-old Russian found dead at home in Koh Samui. Drug paraphernalia, brown liquid found

September 22, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Man had lived in the house for 10 years and was well-liked by locals who never had any issues with him. Police found one of… Read More ›

Bullman escapes Thailand, applies to the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi for a new passport – Interpol notice

Bullman escapes Thailand, applies to the Norwegian embassy in Hanoi for a new passport – Interpol notice

September 21, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

It is being reported that the family of UK tourist Amital Bajaj who died in a frenzied attack at a Phuket hotel in August have… Read More ›

Police looking at date rape theory in the probe into the death of 25-year-old Thai woman found in Thonburi

Police looking at date rape theory in the probe into the death of 25-year-old Thai woman found in Thonburi

September 20, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police sources suggest that pills and liquids have been found at the condominium owned by the 24-year-old prime suspect in the case, Rachadech Wongthabutr. A… Read More ›

Mystery death of ‘pretty’ hostess who died of a heart attack but who may have also been raped

Mystery death of ‘pretty’ hostess who died of a heart attack but who may have also been raped

September 19, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Doctors have told police that 25-year-old Thitima Noraphanpiphat died for a sudden and acute heart attack. She was seen to be getting on very well… Read More ›

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

September 19, 2019

Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The model was welcomed home at Heathrow Airport by her family on Wednesday to celebrate her birthday with balloons and a sign describing her as… Read More ›

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

September 17, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

39-year-old Prayong Sri had been hiding at a relative’s home in Samut Prakan City when police came to finally take her away and begin the… Read More ›

Police crack the whip on late-night drinking in Pattaya after bizarre shootout at a local Thai bar

Police crack the whip on late-night drinking in Pattaya after bizarre shootout at a local Thai bar

September 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Chief Inspector for Pattaya Police led the crackdown on Thursday morning as Thai police also investigated the murder and shooting that left one man dead… Read More ›

Death sentence for a serial murderer who killed 5 including his pregnant wife and her father in a family row

Death sentence for a serial murderer who killed 5 including his pregnant wife and her father in a family row

September 16, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The murder of Kanyarat Kingkaew and her father was captured on CCTV footage which subsequently went viral online. The killer gunned down his father in… Read More ›

Fugitive Bullman still on the run – Phuket police request additional manpower to arrest him

Fugitive Bullman still on the run – Phuket police request additional manpower to arrest him

September 14, 2019

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

Police in Phuket have indicated that a warrant to arrest 54-year-old Roger Bullamn was not executed against that man for 24 hrs after the court… Read More ›

Thai man’s ฿10 million credit card fraud ended Monday with his arrest by CSD police in Bangkok

Thai man’s ฿10 million credit card fraud ended Monday with his arrest by CSD police in Bangkok

September 13, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

29-year-old man ordered goods from international shopping websites giving the credit card holder’s name and a fake address. When the goods were sent back to… Read More ›

Senior Uthai Thani police officer arrested on Bangkok bound bus with 200,000 meths pills

Senior Uthai Thani police officer arrested on Bangkok bound bus with 200,000 meths pills

September 13, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Corrupting influence of the drugs has permeated through Thai society and is responsible for 87% of the women incarcerated in Thai prisons. The shocking discovery… Read More ›