Articles by: Carla Boonkong & Son Nguyen

Police arrest a motorcycle driver for murdering his next door neighbour with a loaned car on Saturday

Police arrest a motorcycle driver for murdering his next door neighbour with a loaned car on Saturday

January 28, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Killer told police that the man’s gestures towards him including eye flashes and throwing water in his direction caused him to descend into a level… Read More ›

Elderly Hungarian arrested at Suvarnabhumi for a visa overstay offence found dead in a holding cell

Elderly Hungarian arrested at Suvarnabhumi for a visa overstay offence found dead in a holding cell

January 27, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

Investigating panel set up to investigate the incident at the airport. 60-year-old  Laszlo Balogh was found on Sunday morning having been dead for 8 hours.… Read More ›

Paranoid Swiss man died in Pattaya home fire on Thursday from prolonged smoke inhalation

Paranoid Swiss man died in Pattaya home fire on Thursday from prolonged smoke inhalation

January 26, 2020

Living, Thailand:

It is believed that the elderly man started the fire himself by leaving a gas cooker and stove on for a long period of time.… Read More ›

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attack 7-year-old American boy on a beach

Decisive action ordered by Krabi governor after pack of dogs attack 7-year-old American boy on a beach

January 24, 2020

Living, Thailand:

A 5-year-old boy from Finland was hospitalised in a similar attack last February at a time when a number of dogs in Krabi tested positive… Read More ›

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

Young woman killed in a moment as pickup driver opens his door on a quiet Chonburi road last Friday

January 22, 2020

Living, Thailand:

A pickup truck travelling on the same Chonburi road at dusk that evening could not have stopped as the 31-year motorcycle rider fell in its… Read More ›

UK man survives vicious flu infection after emergency 5-hour surgery on his lungs at a top Bangkok hospital

UK man survives vicious flu infection after emergency 5-hour surgery on his lungs at a top Bangkok hospital

January 22, 2020

Living, Thailand:

Threat to the 32-year Manchester man brought his mother and father to Thailand when his medical condition continued to worsen after contracting a flu virus… Read More ›

Low hanging cable on a public road swipes two female tourists from a motorbike in Kanchanaburi

Low hanging cable on a public road swipes two female tourists from a motorbike in Kanchanaburi

January 20, 2020

Living, Thailand:

The Two women from Spain and Argentina were taken to a local hospital for treatment and were fully conscious but shocked after they were swept… Read More ›

Thai King urges soldiers and police to be united and sacrifice in their commitment to serving the country

Thai King urges soldiers and police to be united and sacrifice in their commitment to serving the country

January 19, 2020

Culture, Thailand:

Ceremony and parade held at the Thai Army Cavalry Centre in Saraburi this Saturday. The first such occasion since the King’s coronation in May. The… Read More ›

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

January 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man won the ฿6 million grand prize in June 2019 and returned home to live with his 56-year-old mother. She told police this week that… Read More ›

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

January 18, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Suspect checked into Bangkok hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 5 on Tuesday evening and was collared by the police on Thursday. On Friday, General Ittipol Ittisarnronnachai,… Read More ›

UK bully attacks Thai man on the MRT in Bangkok for knocking over his iPhone despite an apology

UK bully attacks Thai man on the MRT in Bangkok for knocking over his iPhone despite an apology

January 14, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The tense scenes and standoff which caused passengers to run off came to an end when the smaller Thai national in short pants exited the… Read More ›

Political rallies in Bangkok pass off peacefully as moderate crowds turn out for rival events early on Sunday

Political rallies in Bangkok pass off peacefully as moderate crowds turn out for rival events early on Sunday

January 12, 2020

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Police closely monitored the anti-government rally with checkpoints to ensure that there were no provocative posters or placards. They estimated the crowd at just under… Read More ›

Police top brass leading a thorough investigation into gun attack on former top cop Big Joke’s car 

Police top brass leading a thorough investigation into gun attack on former top cop Big Joke’s car 

January 7, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan is awaiting a police report on the incident before forming an opinion on what happened. The former boss of the immigration… Read More ›

Russian couple arrested, charged and fined for having sex in public on a Pattaya beach shown on video clip

Russian couple arrested, charged and fined for having sex in public on a Pattaya beach shown on video clip

January 6, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Up to 5 officers were involved in the investigation and arrest of the pair who abjectly apologised at a press conference on Saturday evening in… Read More ›

Thai man guns down love rival and flees the scene leaving ex-girlfriend behind as a witness to murder

Thai man guns down love rival and flees the scene leaving ex-girlfriend behind as a witness to murder

January 4, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has one of the highest incidences of gun murder in the world with millions of guns in circulation and many jealous hearts ready to… Read More ›

Thai Justice Minister promises to push legal measure for the castration of rapists with public support

Thai Justice Minister promises to push legal measure for the castration of rapists with public support

January 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Officials at the Justice Ministry are urgently reviewing the detention of up to 100 highly dangerous inmates being held in Thailand’s overcrowded prisons who may… Read More ›

Thai King and Queen extend New Year’s wishes to the Thai people for a happy 2020 through the media

Thai King and Queen extend New Year’s wishes to the Thai people for a happy 2020 through the media

January 2, 2020

Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This year the King and Queen also released a New Year’s greeting card to the Thai people for 2020 following a ceremony at the Dusit… Read More ›

Kiwi Olympic medalist arrested by immigration and deported for working without a work permit

Kiwi Olympic medalist arrested by immigration and deported for working without a work permit

December 29, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The story of 37-year-old Marc Ryan shows clearly that foreigners are dealing with a system which must be complied with to the letter of the… Read More ›

Police officer charged with attempted murder after shooting a businessman guarding his mother at an ATM

Police officer charged with attempted murder after shooting a businessman guarding his mother at an ATM

December 27, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Early morning confrontation began when the policeman on a motorbike accosted the 73-year-old woman while she was conducting ATM transactions in front of a bank… Read More ›

Frenchman who founded mission to rescue abused dogs reported to Buriram police by disgruntled staff

Frenchman who founded mission to rescue abused dogs reported to Buriram police by disgruntled staff

December 25, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Thai staff at a dog shelter have rebelled at the unorthodox methods of the French founder, 50-year-old Michael Chour. These include forcing them into dog… Read More ›