Crime

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 ›

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

November 9, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Arrest of fake visa lawyer reveals a growing and dangerous world of visa fraud which can land legitimate foreigners in Thailand in hot water –… Read More ›

Groom jailed for life for murdering his fiancé days before the couple’s wedding – a tragic love triangle

Groom jailed for life for murdering his fiancé days before the couple’s wedding – a tragic love triangle

November 2, 2018

Crime, Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man and girlfriend jailed for life after he murdered his fiancé days before their wedding in December last year A 26 year-old Thai man has… Read More ›

Fortune teller jailed in Thailand for financial fraud – case highlights influence of mystics

Fortune teller jailed in Thailand for financial fraud – case highlights influence of mystics

October 31, 2018

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

Former mystic abused her position of trust and fame to launch a scam that deceived up to 1,000 Thai people – the case highlights the… Read More ›

Thai Police officer in Magic Skin case suspended pending a bribery investigation after claims emerged

Thai Police officer in Magic Skin case suspended pending a bribery investigation after claims emerged

October 26, 2018

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

Corruption no longer acceptable in Thailand and the Thai police is setting an example with zero tolerance corrupt police officers A Thai police officer was… Read More ›

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

October 22, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The heartbreak of Swedish mother whose son is serving a life sentence in a Thai prison for drugs offences – a story of broken lives… Read More ›

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

October 13, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The pattern of drug use in Thailand is far lower and different to western countries with the number of Thai addicts being drastically reduced between… Read More ›

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

October 11, 2018

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

Thai police working with Chinese counterparts disrupt increasingly large and confident online betting and call centre scams Police in China last month announced the suppression… Read More ›

Teachers in Thailand held to a high standard as shocking cases of misconduct with students emerge

Teachers in Thailand held to a high standard as shocking cases of misconduct with students emerge

October 5, 2018

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

In January LINE messages received by a female shocked teachers and officials at a school in Nakhon Ratchasima when it was found out that they… Read More ›