Crime

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

January 8, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The bizarre and tragic massacre on what should have been a celebratory occasion shows an underlying problem in Thailand where men resort to lethal violence… Read More ›

Thailand jails more women than any other country in the world over pink yaba pills and ongoing drug arrests

Thailand jails more women than any other country in the world over pink yaba pills and ongoing drug arrests

January 4, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The speed at which Thailand’s prisons are becoming more and more overcrowded and the alarming increase in the incarceration rate of Thai women is pushing… Read More ›

Thai man burns down his family home: Thailand’s drugs problem is still a very real threat to society

Thai man burns down his family home: Thailand’s drugs problem is still a very real threat to society

January 2, 2019

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The effects of illegal drugs, including addiction, mental aberration and psychosis are real and cannot be ignored even though the some drugs such as cannabis,… Read More ›

Diamond heist thief was a failed Chanthaburi businessman with a chronic gambling habit and debts

Diamond heist thief was a failed Chanthaburi businessman with a chronic gambling habit and debts

December 30, 2018

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man was a respected jeweler and figure in the diamond trading business until he lost his business to a chronic gambling habit and love of… Read More ›

Thai police arrest army Lieutenant in Buriram province for Christmas Eve armed bank robbery of ฿1 million

Thai police arrest army Lieutenant in Buriram province for Christmas Eve armed bank robbery of ฿1 million

December 28, 2018

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

This week saw a number of bizarre crimes in Thailand including an armed robbery on a Krungthai Bank branch in Buriram province, carried out by… Read More ›

Thai woman and French man say Goodbye leaving for a Thai prison after being convicted of murder

Thai woman and French man say Goodbye leaving for a Thai prison after being convicted of murder

December 25, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Love that went wrong: The conclusion of the Thai police investigation sees two dangerous killers sent away for a long time. The lovers will probably… Read More ›

Thailand’s top immigration cop wants genuine foreigners to come forward – new visa regime is forever

Thailand’s top immigration cop wants genuine foreigners to come forward – new visa regime is forever

December 22, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Frank exchange from Immigration Bureau boss comes as Thailand is consolidating a new era with stringent enforcement of immigration laws. Many westerners including American, UK,… Read More ›

93% of Thai people want to see the death penalty put to use to curb shocking murders and drug gangs

93% of Thai people want to see the death penalty put to use to curb shocking murders and drug gangs

December 21, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Monk gives an insight into how he helps prisoners on Thailand’s death row cope with the mental anguish of not only being in one of… Read More ›

Parents of young Thai woman, who was Muay Thai Champion, suggest their daughter was murdered

Parents of young Thai woman, who was Muay Thai Champion, suggest their daughter was murdered

December 20, 2018

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

Young 22 year old Thai woman had made a life out of Muay Thai after her parents had divorced that took her to university and… Read More ›

Chinese man who killed his wife in Thailand may face further charges including premeditated murder

Chinese man who killed his wife in Thailand may face further charges including premeditated murder

December 16, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A Chinese wife was killled by her husband at the end of October who reported it as an accident and left the country. This week… Read More ›

Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

December 14, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

The brutal slaying of a French man in the early hours of Wednesday morning drew a remarkably candid apology form a senior Thai police officer… Read More ›

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

December 11, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Japanese man, who grew suspicious when he opened travel case while on a ‘free’ world tour, reported his concerbs to the Japanese embassy in Bangkok… Read More ›

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

December 9, 2018

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

The raids in Bangkok this week have put four people including tow foreigners in serious legal jeopardy. They are, essentially, industrial scale drug smugglers for… Read More ›

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

December 7, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Release of Australian death row convict with an appeal pending and his re-arrest at Bangkwang Prison seems to be part of the ongoing investigation by… Read More ›

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

December 6, 2018

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

Thailand has become a prime target for Indian seeking to make their fortunes as illegal money lenders in the country. Personal debt and illegal loans… Read More ›

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

December 6, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Fracas between Chinese visitors and staff at a bar on Pattaya’s walking street leads to intervention by Thai police. It comes at a time when… Read More ›

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

December 5, 2018

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

Increased drug smuggling and the emergence of new drug types have complicated anti-drug efforts in Thailand Thailand’s war with the biggest drug barons in the… Read More ›

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

November 28, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

New regulations will bring prison into line with other Thai public spaces including beaches where the cigarette has been banned Thailand is about to introduce… Read More ›

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

November 26, 2018

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

Canadian arrested in Thailand for fraud over overseas job offers cold face additional charges as Thai police look deeper into his jobs for cash employment… Read More ›

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

November 20, 2018

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

A small number of western foreigners were found in a recent survey to be earning less than ฿25,000, a lower Thai salary – the dangers… Read More ›