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Articles by: James Morris and Son Nguyen

Bangkok’s drug hub, ministerial shakeup as police track down partners of African cocaine network

Bangkok’s drug hub, ministerial shakeup as police track down partners of African cocaine network

December 3, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai screening for outgoing cargo found wanting after huge heroin drug consignment failed to be detected before being flown out from Bangkok concealed within a… Read More ›

French expat government critic deported after being denied entry into Thailand via Phuket on Saturday

French expat government critic deported after being denied entry into Thailand via Phuket on Saturday

November 28, 2021

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

Last year he was told by the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok that his visa was already cancelled and he was to be deported. He has… Read More ›

DTAC True merger to set up a Thailand 4.0 tech behemoth to bolster the economy still ‘uncertain’

DTAC True merger to set up a Thailand 4.0 tech behemoth to bolster the economy still ‘uncertain’

November 24, 2021

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

Two sides to the merger now begin due diligence but the fate of the deal ultimately hinges on obtaining regulatory approval. DTAC, 65% owned by… Read More ›

Police chief to expedite the removal of ‘Ferrari Joe’ as capital murder charges are due to be filed in court

Police chief to expedite the removal of ‘Ferrari Joe’ as capital murder charges are due to be filed in court

November 18, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Charges expected to be filed at the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases against Police Colonel Thitisan Utthanaphon or ‘Ferrari Joe’ and six… Read More ›

Tourism reopening may lose momentum as government pivots back to public health priorities

Tourism reopening may lose momentum as government pivots back to public health priorities

November 11, 2021

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

Failure by Thailand to relaunch the entertainment and nightlife industry in December will temper the momentum of the November 1st reopening and will be particularly… Read More ›

Incoming passengers vent frustration at problems and bugs with the Thailand Pass system this week

Incoming passengers vent frustration at problems and bugs with the Thailand Pass system this week

November 7, 2021

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Despite this, there is a continued surge in interest as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director-general of Information confirmed that the system had received and… Read More ›

4 women behind multi-million dollar counterfeit racket smashed by police in Nakhon Pathom after raid, arrests

4 women behind multi-million dollar counterfeit racket smashed by police in Nakhon Pathom after raid, arrests

November 3, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Girl power team operating a US dollar counterfeiting racket at a printing facility northwest of Bangkok, thwarted by a police raid that saw the arrest… Read More ›

Vaccinated tourists from 63 countries can leave SHA plus hotels after 1st night says top official in Phuket

Vaccinated tourists from 63 countries can leave SHA plus hotels after 1st night says top official in Phuket

October 30, 2021

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Protests from small business operators who feel excluded from the reopening process in Phuket on Friday drew a clear response from Deputy Governor Pichet Panapong… Read More ›

Fears for travellers trying to access Thailand in the interim period as Thailand Pass launch nears GO

Fears for travellers trying to access Thailand in the interim period as Thailand Pass launch nears GO

October 27, 2021

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Hoteliers have generally given a warm welcome to the new urgency driving the November 1st reopening injected by Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha but are… Read More ›

Police investigate the rape of a party hostess in Chonburi, three men accused have been arrested 

Police investigate the rape of a party hostess in Chonburi, three men accused have been arrested 

October 24, 2021

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

The latest case highlights the dangers of ‘hostessing’ for young women in Thailand seeking to earn short term cash by serving drinks and performing a… Read More ›

46 countries green-lighted as Thailand’s tourism business is set to take off from November 1st

46 countries green-lighted as Thailand’s tourism business is set to take off from November 1st

October 22, 2021

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s foreign tourism big bang: 46 countries listed below from November 1st with nightlife to reopen on December 1st next. The Minister of Public Health,… Read More ›

Online skimming scam impacting thousands of Thai bank account holders shut down by officials

Online skimming scam impacting thousands of Thai bank account holders shut down by officials

October 18, 2021

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The scam highlights the importance of data protection both by Thai firms and international firms where credit and debit cards are used. On Monday, it… Read More ›

Southern surge in COVID-19 cases sees daily cases jump by 20% on Friday as doctors issue warning

Southern surge in COVID-19 cases sees daily cases jump by 20% on Friday as doctors issue warning

October 16, 2021

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

New outbreak comes as Bangkok is preparing ‘swab hubs’ to cater for a strong inflow of foreign tourists from November as Thailand ramps up its… Read More ›

TAT boss: quarantine remains for 1 day to test all visitors, no going back to old tourism pub scenes

TAT boss: quarantine remains for 1 day to test all visitors, no going back to old tourism pub scenes

October 14, 2021

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

TAT boss rules out going back to the old Thai tourism formula of crowded bars and nightlife. He insists the kingdom is instead pursuing a… Read More ›

New Immigration Bureau boss signals new orders so police can easily track down foreign suspects in Thailand

New Immigration Bureau boss signals new orders so police can easily track down foreign suspects in Thailand

October 10, 2021

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

The newly installed immigration police chief wants to create a climate of fear against foreign criminals who are waiting for the opportunity to use Thailand… Read More ›

Goal is to live with COVID as an endemic disease as Dr Yong urges everyone to get their vaccine shots

Goal is to live with COVID as an endemic disease as Dr Yong urges everyone to get their vaccine shots

October 6, 2021

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

Thailand orders 200,000 courses of a breakthrough drug to treat COVID-19 developed by scientists at US pharma giant Merck. The new treatment, taken in pill… Read More ›

Brit to be deported as Immigration Bureau boss ordered to get tough with dangerous foreigners in the kingdom

Brit to be deported as Immigration Bureau boss ordered to get tough with dangerous foreigners in the kingdom

September 29, 2021

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

Police are still reported to be investigating the activities of 34-year-old Benjamin Robert Simpson even after his arrest in Hua Hin this week based on… Read More ›

Older Thai people switching off the internet as adults score consistently higher than OECD norms

Older Thai people switching off the internet as adults score consistently higher than OECD norms

September 23, 2021

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

The survey showed that 71% of Thai teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years of age experienced anxiety at the thought of being denied internet… Read More ›

New money for residency scheme may go live in January 2022 says government spokeswoman

New money for residency scheme may go live in January 2022 says government spokeswoman

September 19, 2021

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

There is concern the new scheme could be used as a vehicle by wealthy Chinese investors to snap up hotel and tourism industry businesses and… Read More ›

Bangkok reopening delayed as figures for fully vaccinated must nearly double by October 15th to go ahead

Bangkok reopening delayed as figures for fully vaccinated must nearly double by October 15th to go ahead

September 16, 2021

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thailand’s reopening to foreign tourism amid a continued COVID-19 outbreak is sending a signal that the government is determined to push forward on a pledge… Read More ›