Crime

Phuket tourism boss concerned that the ‘feelings’ of locals on the island may be provoked by foreigners 

Phuket tourism boss concerned that the ‘feelings’ of locals on the island may be provoked by foreigners 

March 26, 2024

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

Phuket tourism boss is concerned. Crackdown on foreigners nationwide launched by the Minister of Labour Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn as local outrage grows. Assaults and illegal businesses… Read More ›

Bangkok police still targeting Big Joke over BNK Master website case. Arrest warrant considered

Bangkok police still targeting Big Joke over BNK Master website case. Arrest warrant considered

March 23, 2024

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

‘BIG JOKE’ SAGA CONTINUES TO UNFOLD: Arrest warrant request to the courts considered by Bangkok-based police as they continue to target him over the BNK… Read More ›

Big Joke survives an alleged effort to discredit him. PM appoints temporary police chief and enquiry panel

Big Joke survives an alleged effort to discredit him. PM appoints temporary police chief and enquiry panel

March 20, 2024

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

PM APPOINTS TEMPORARY POLICE CHIEF | Prime Minister intervenes after revelations of massive police corruption. General Surachate Hakparn and Police Chief General Torsak Sukwimol were… Read More ›

Big Joke’s police career on the brink as police chief threatens to suspend the high profile top cop from job

Big Joke’s police career on the brink as police chief threatens to suspend the high profile top cop from job

March 18, 2024

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

BIG JOKE ON THE BRINK AS TOP COP FACES SUSPENSION | Deputy Police Chief General Surachate Hakparn, aka ‘Big Joke,’ fights a potential career-ending crisis… Read More ›

New Zealand men face serious charges after a violent attack on a police officer in Phuket on Saturday

New Zealand men face serious charges after a violent attack on a police officer in Phuket on Saturday

March 17, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

New Zealand men in hot water after violent attack on Phuket policeman. Two New Zealand tourists face charges after assaulting a Phuket traffic officer. Their… Read More ›

American 19-year-old to be interviewed by Phuket police over sexual abuse of horses at local stables

American 19-year-old to be interviewed by Phuket police over sexual abuse of horses at local stables

March 15, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

American 19, caught abusing horses in Phuket. Thalang Police to grill suspect after disturbing allegations & CCTV evidence. Appointment made with father’s consent. Cruelty or… Read More ›

Russian murdered in Phuket at a residence converted into a cannabis factory. Main suspect just flew out

Russian murdered in Phuket at a residence converted into a cannabis factory. Main suspect just flew out

March 13, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Russian tourist murdered in Phuket cannabis factory. Prime suspect flees as chilling details emerge of a 41-year-old Russian man who was found dead. The main… Read More ›

Illegal American-run daycare centre for foreign children on Ko Phangan raided. 8 people arrested by Immigration Police 

Illegal American-run daycare centre for foreign children on Ko Phangan raided. 8 people arrested by Immigration Police 

March 10, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

American woman arrested at illegal Ko Phangan daycare centre or crèche. 8 detained as latest Immigration Bureau crackdown targets foreign business violators across Thailand. An… Read More ›

Swiss man Uli Fehr’s hellish Thai nightmare as he is detained and branded as a threat to society

Swiss man Uli Fehr’s hellish Thai nightmare as he is detained and branded as a threat to society

March 9, 2024

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

Swiss man’s nightmare continues: Uli Fehr’s visa revoked, detained by authorities, branded a threat to society. Amidst legal battles, Fehr’s business is being scrutinised. Public… Read More ›

Another even more serious assault by a Swiss man on a frail Thai woman as Uli Fehr has his visa revoked 

Another even more serious assault by a Swiss man on a frail Thai woman as Uli Fehr has his visa revoked 

March 7, 2024

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

Thai Woman brutally assaulted by another Swiss man at a Trang supermarket on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the notorious Swiss man in Phuket, Uli Fehr aka ‘Mr… Read More ›

Huge street battle in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area between Thai and Filipino transsexuals being probed

Huge street battle in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area between Thai and Filipino transsexuals being probed

March 5, 2024

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

Authorities probe violent clashes in Sukhumvit. Filipino trans workers under scrutiny. Concerns over visa abuses and organised crime. Tourism Minister reassures that the impact will… Read More ›

Public anger boils over in Sunday protests in Phuket against Swiss man Mr Uli and private beaches

Public anger boils over in Sunday protests in Phuket against Swiss man Mr Uli and private beaches

March 3, 2024

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

Fury of Phuket locals against Swiss man Uli Fehr who allegedly assaulted a 26-year-old female doctor on the night of Makha Bucha Day. Activists also… Read More ›

Swiss man’s seaside paradise turns sour as Phuket police press assault charges after doctor’s complaint

Swiss man’s seaside paradise turns sour as Phuket police press assault charges after doctor’s complaint

March 1, 2024

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

Swiss expat Uli Fehr’s assault on Thai doctor Thandao Chandam on Makha Bucha Day incites public outrage in Phuket. The expat now faces a police… Read More ›

German woman jumps from motosai bike in chronic sexual assault by driver travelling to her hotel in Phuket

German woman jumps from motosai bike in chronic sexual assault by driver travelling to her hotel in Phuket

February 28, 2024

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

German tourist sexually assaulted by a Phuket motorcycle taxi driver in the early hours of Monday morning. The victim jumped to safety. Perpetrator arrested by… Read More ›

Ex-officials and civilians face an array of serious criminal charges over Red Bull heir scandal says Attorney General

Ex-officials and civilians face an array of serious criminal charges over Red Bull heir scandal says Attorney General

February 27, 2024

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

Former and present officials as well as civilians face serious charges in the Vorayuth ‘Boss’ Yoovidhya scandal. Allegations of cover-up and corruption resurface after 7… Read More ›

Father warns lives of activists including his daughter are in peril as extreme hunger strike continues

Father warns lives of activists including his daughter are in peril as extreme hunger strike continues

February 26, 2024

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

Father’s desperate plea for daughter’s life amid ongoing hunger strike. Court denies bail for Tantawan and Natthanon despite deteriorating health. Tensions rise as case fuels… Read More ›

Austrian DJ cut down on Ko Phangan. Police arrest a Moroccan national who confesses to the killing

Austrian DJ cut down on Ko Phangan. Police arrest a Moroccan national who confesses to the killing

February 25, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Moroccan man confesses to the brutal murder of an Austrian DJ on the paradise island of Ko Phangan. Police are pursuing murder charges after… Read More ›

Underworld surrogacy trade exposed, man arrested for smuggling semen from Thailand into Laos

Underworld surrogacy trade exposed, man arrested for smuggling semen from Thailand into Laos

February 24, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai surrogacy smuggling bust: Man nabbed for transporting frozen semen into Laos. Arrest shines a light on an underground surrogacy trade that is also linked… Read More ›

Big Joke fights for his name as summons rumours swirl around him linked with online gambling site network

Big Joke fights for his name as summons rumours swirl around him linked with online gambling site network

February 23, 2024

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

Big Joke’s reputation is threatened as an online gambling scandal rocks the Royal Thai Police. The high-profile deputy chief stoutly denies allegations amidst an intense… Read More ›

Young husband arrested and confesses to brutal murder of his wife on Sunday morning in Nonthaburi

Young husband arrested and confesses to brutal murder of his wife on Sunday morning in Nonthaburi

February 21, 2024

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

Husband’s drunken rage ends in brutal murder. Pakkret Police in Nonthaburi cracked the case on Tuesday evening after a grim discovery in Prachin Buri province.… Read More ›