Crime

Top Thai and US drug suppression officials warn of the use of cryptocurrencies in the drug trade

Top Thai and US drug suppression officials warn of the use of cryptocurrencies in the drug trade

December 22, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

26-year-old Canadian Alexandre Cazes and his multi-billion baht Alphabay Market empire which he operated for just over two years in Thailand and which netted him… Read More ›

Murder enquiry after the body of a young woman, a Bangkok based BMA civil servant, found sitting in a car

Murder enquiry after the body of a young woman, a Bangkok based BMA civil servant, found sitting in a car

December 22, 2020

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It is understood that the woman returned to the South every weekend to visit her lover. The body of the woman, fully clothed, was found… Read More ›

Illegal Chinese fraudsters use fake banking app to steal millions of baht from gulled online SCB users

Illegal Chinese fraudsters use fake banking app to steal millions of baht from gulled online SCB users

December 21, 2020

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The scourge of Chinese criminals entering Thailand illegally continues despite the coronavirus lockdown this year. In the last week, Immigration Bureau Police Chief Lieutenant General… Read More ›

Samut Sakhon flare-up spreads to other provinces but will be brought under control say top officials

Samut Sakhon flare-up spreads to other provinces but will be brought under control say top officials

December 21, 2020

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The outbreak at the shrimp market in Samut Sakhon has shone the spotlight on migrant labour in Thailand where over 90% of those working in… Read More ›

Nattawut cannot speak about politics after the Redshirt leader was freed from a Bangkok prison on Friday 

Nattawut cannot speak about politics after the Redshirt leader was freed from a Bangkok prison on Friday 

December 20, 2020

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Redshirt leader and former junior minister from 2012 to 2014 had been jailed this June for violent rioting in Bangkok during protests in 2007.… Read More ›

Top officials urge speedy end to Ko Pha Ngan expat’s appeal to stay in Thailand after dive video outrage

Top officials urge speedy end to Ko Pha Ngan expat’s appeal to stay in Thailand after dive video outrage

December 19, 2020

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The other diver, Hungarian, Attila Ott, has already been deported from Thailand after both men were arrested and later transferred to the Immigration Detention Centre… Read More ›

Udon Thani nightrider arrested by police as a new attack occurs on Monday with another knifeman

Udon Thani nightrider arrested by police as a new attack occurs on Monday with another knifeman

December 17, 2020

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Lanky motorbike rider charged at a woman with his motorbike in a dark and unlit area of Udon Thani city centre because she was working… Read More ›

CSD police investigating ฿20 million bribery claim which a court linked with Thanathorn’s younger brother

CSD police investigating ฿20 million bribery claim which a court linked with Thanathorn’s younger brother

December 16, 2020

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Two men were jailed in November 2019 for accepting ฿20 million in corrupt payments by the Criminal Court in Bangkok. Now released, police are ready… Read More ›

Another crazed attack by a motorbike knifeman in Udon Thani on Saturday night leaves three people injured

Another crazed attack by a motorbike knifeman in Udon Thani on Saturday night leaves three people injured

December 13, 2020

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Police have vowed to track down the motorbike knife man reported as having been seen last outside Udon Thani Hospital while changing into a black… Read More ›

Father murdered by drug addict son while the pair worked together at a Pathum Thani building site

Father murdered by drug addict son while the pair worked together at a Pathum Thani building site

December 12, 2020

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The killing of Mr Boonma Ta Phet is the second of a father by a son in Thailand in three days and highlights the growing… Read More ›

Club without a permit, selling alcohol and drugs until 4 am every morning, raided in Bangkok by task force

Club without a permit, selling alcohol and drugs until 4 am every morning, raided in Bangkok by task force

December 10, 2020

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Insanity Nightclub: Officers with the Department of Provincial Administration swooped on the venue at 3 am bringing the party to an end. Local residents had… Read More ›

Police bring in shaman for ritual on Udon Thani killer after no trace of narcotics found in medical tests

Police bring in shaman for ritual on Udon Thani killer after no trace of narcotics found in medical tests

December 9, 2020

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A shaman known as ‘Ajarn Tae’ performed a ceremonial ritual on the young man who was found to have nine hanuman tattoos, said to have… Read More ›

PM orders easing of entry for visa waiver countries and an extended basic tourist visa stay of 45 days

PM orders easing of entry for visa waiver countries and an extended basic tourist visa stay of 45 days

December 8, 2020

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As Thailand launches round the clock security on its borders with Myanmar and Laos, ministers have moved to assure the public that there is no… Read More ›

Evil, crazed druggie dishes out death to innocent young women in Udon Thani with his opened flick knife 

Evil, crazed druggie dishes out death to innocent young women in Udon Thani with his opened flick knife 

December 6, 2020

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Police have charged the 31-year-old man, who later claimed remorse and could not explain his actions at the central police station in downtown Udon Thani,… Read More ›

Luxury party hotel in Myanmar’s Shan State is the epicentre of Thailand’s current Covid 19 outbreak

Luxury party hotel in Myanmar’s Shan State is the epicentre of Thailand’s current Covid 19 outbreak

December 5, 2020

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The wild west on Thailand’s border: The latest diagnosis of the virus, announced on Friday, is a nightclub DJ who worked at the discotheque attached… Read More ›

Minister Anutin attacks infected Thai women whose actions set back plans to reopen the kingdom’s borders

Minister Anutin attacks infected Thai women whose actions set back plans to reopen the kingdom’s borders

December 2, 2020

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Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said that the women who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus this week in the northern provinces do not deserve… Read More ›

Myanmar border on alert after shock local Covid positive test on Friday is linked to local smuggling trade

Myanmar border on alert after shock local Covid positive test on Friday is linked to local smuggling trade

November 30, 2020

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The Head of the Immigration Bureau, Lieutenant General Sompong Chingduan, has issued a call for immediate action on the border as, so far, over 320… Read More ›

Drug police put retraction behind them to smash billion baht Myanmar drug operation in Bangkok raid

Drug police put retraction behind them to smash billion baht Myanmar drug operation in Bangkok raid

November 29, 2020

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It is reported that the Secretary-General of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Wichai Chaimongkol, has filed a complaint urging drug suppression police to… Read More ›

Thai officials say Iranian terrorists released and flown home was a routine bilateral prisoner exchange

Thai officials say Iranian terrorists released and flown home was a routine bilateral prisoner exchange

November 27, 2020

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The international media spotlight has turned on Thailand after diplomatic sources strongly indicated that the Australian woman, held in Iran on trumped-up espionage charges, was… Read More ›

Ex Chairman of Thai Airways jailed in Bangkok for abuse of authority on fateful flight from Tokyo in 2009

Ex Chairman of Thai Airways jailed in Bangkok for abuse of authority on fateful flight from Tokyo in 2009

November 26, 2020

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Wallop Bhukkanasut was employed by Thai Airways in senior roles before becoming Chairman in April 2009. His tenure was short-lived, brought to a crashing halt… Read More ›