Crime

Chinese-controlled Thai language schools used by criminal network to obtain visas for associates

Chinese-controlled Thai language schools used by criminal network to obtain visas for associates

December 3, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Thailand:

Already police have confirmed that ฿4 billion in assets have been frozen as a result of the investigation which was sparked by a huge drugs… Read More ›

Offenders tagged for up to 10 years after release as young girls are 31% of females abused annually

Offenders tagged for up to 10 years after release as young girls are 31% of females abused annually

November 29, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Politics, Thailand:

New law, championed by Minister of Justice Somsak Thepsutin will come into effect on January 23rd next and is designed to help police deal with… Read More ›

Police investigate after baby boy found discarded in a plastic bag amid a rubbish heap in Pattaya 

Police investigate after baby boy found discarded in a plastic bag amid a rubbish heap in Pattaya 

November 27, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Thailand:

Police believe that CCTV footage retrieved from the building from where a 17-year-old girl was rescued while bleeding heavily may link her with the abandoned… Read More ›

Police and drug control agency act to seize assets of Chinese drug kingpin ‘Du Hao’ and his police officer wife

Police and drug control agency act to seize assets of Chinese drug kingpin ‘Du Hao’ and his police officer wife

November 26, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Thailand:

It was initially reported that the alleged gangster had flown out of Thailand on the same jet seized on Saturday but this theory was overturned… Read More ›

Arrest and detention of alleged Chinese crime boss puts political pressure on Palang Pracharat Party

Arrest and detention of alleged Chinese crime boss puts political pressure on Palang Pracharat Party

November 25, 2022

Crime, Culture, Politics, Thailand:

Before the court proceedings, on Wednesday, a frank and open press conference given by General Surachate Hakparn was attended by former Bangkok political and underworld… Read More ›

Narathiwat bomb explosion leaves one senior police officer dead. PM demands tighter security

Narathiwat bomb explosion leaves one senior police officer dead. PM demands tighter security

November 22, 2022

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The bomb went off at approximately 12.40 pm on Tuesday opposite a local school in the centre of Narathiwat at a police housing complex. The… Read More ›

Chuvit claims Chinese gangster billionaire may be still at large in Thailand as is his executive jet

Chuvit claims Chinese gangster billionaire may be still at large in Thailand as is his executive jet

November 21, 2022

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The former candidate for Governor of Bangkok, underworld figure and massage parlour boss has emerged as an unlikely campaigner against huge flows of corrupt money… Read More ›

Pattani bombs put Thai security agencies on alert as they gear up for APEC Summit in Bangkok 

Pattani bombs put Thai security agencies on alert as they gear up for APEC Summit in Bangkok 

November 16, 2022

Crime, Culture, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Deputy Prime Minister issued a new order to Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) in the South and other agencies to step up already heightened vigilance… Read More ›

Net set to widen on Chinese money gangs, top police officer warns of powerful financial interests

Net set to widen on Chinese money gangs, top police officer warns of powerful financial interests

November 14, 2022

Crime, Culture, Thailand:

General Surachate Hakparn or ‘Big Joke’ underlined that police do not fear being sued by the criminal gangs but said that they had to approach… Read More ›

Chinese businessman in the heart of Bangkok with a fake Chinese Embassy car and police escort arrested

Chinese businessman in the heart of Bangkok with a fake Chinese Embassy car and police escort arrested

November 10, 2022

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Bizarre discovery by police securing the city centre of Bangkok for the forthcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit comes as police continue to track down… Read More ›

Thais in Malaysia face charges in joint police force action against cross-border human trafficking

Thais in Malaysia face charges in joint police force action against cross-border human trafficking

November 8, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Arrest of the three Thai nationals in Malaysia and their deportation to Thailand sends a strong signal to any cross-border traffickers thinking of targeting young… Read More ›

Warning to all dog owners in Thailand after a recent pit bull attack and other serious incidents

Warning to all dog owners in Thailand after a recent pit bull attack and other serious incidents

November 6, 2022

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

Thai law imposes duties on the owners of dogs to keep them under restraint at all times. There is growing concern about the spike in… Read More ›

Police unearth huge new threat from Chinese drug cartels with ฿300 million seized in Bangkok

Police unearth huge new threat from Chinese drug cartels with ฿300 million seized in Bangkok

November 3, 2022

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

Police on Thursday at the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) headquarters in Bangkok revealed that huge amounts of drug money from Chinese criminal cartels linked… Read More ›

Probe at the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Trade into official’s collusion with scam operators

Probe at the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Trade into official’s collusion with scam operators

October 30, 2022

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

Chiang Mai-based doctor, in July, lost ฿6.9 million after speaking with what she thought was a senior officer with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI)… Read More ›

Political quake brewing over nightclub Chinese donor which could see ruling party dissolved

Political quake brewing over nightclub Chinese donor which could see ruling party dissolved

October 28, 2022

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

Police enquiries into the financing of the highly unusual and illegal nightclub that began on Wednesday had been focusing on the owner and financial backer… Read More ›

Chinese links to nightlife underworld and police collusion being investigated in drugs crackdown

Chinese links to nightlife underworld and police collusion being investigated in drugs crackdown

October 27, 2022

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

Police seized ฿1.3 million in cash from two safes while they failed to open four others at a completely unlicensed Chinese-run high-end nightlife complex in… Read More ›

Policeman on the run after gunning down 32 year old at a music bar in southern Trang province

Policeman on the run after gunning down 32 year old at a music bar in southern Trang province

October 25, 2022

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

The perpetrator, known as ‘Sergeant Bird’ is a member of the Trang Special Operations Unit or SWAT team in Trang and is understood to have… Read More ›

Political activist and tycoon Thanathorn attacked by crazed man at National Book Fair in Bangkok

Political activist and tycoon Thanathorn attacked by crazed man at National Book Fair in Bangkok

October 24, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Attack on the Progressive Movement leader by a crazed and eccentric businessman comes before a General Election is due to be called in Thailand in… Read More ›

Police chief vows swift action against Provincial Police chief suspected of assisting drug gangs in Narathiwat

Police chief vows swift action against Provincial Police chief suspected of assisting drug gangs in Narathiwat

October 21, 2022

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

General Damrongsak Kittiprapaton, on Thursday, removed the police chief in the southern province under Section 63 of the new National Police Act. The allegations against… Read More ›

New Zealand Drug lord arrested and whisked out of Thailand to face racketeering charges in the US

New Zealand Drug lord arrested and whisked out of Thailand to face racketeering charges in the US

October 20, 2022

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police believe that the New Zealand man had become aware that a warrant for his arrest had landed in Thailand, and in recent times, had… Read More ›