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

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

February 27, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, 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, Living, 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, 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 ›

Scare on Air Asia flight to southern Thailand as phone power bank explodes into flames mid-flight

Scare on Air Asia flight to southern Thailand as phone power bank explodes into flames mid-flight

February 25, 2024

Living, Thailand:

Terrifying drama unfolded on Thai AirAsia flight FD3188 to Nakhon Si Thammarat as a power bank burst into flames mid-air. Quick action by trained crew… 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, 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, Living, 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 ›

Bank of Thailand holding strong against quite a strident push by the PM for more populist economics as debt levels rise

Bank of Thailand holding strong against quite a strident push by the PM for more populist economics as debt levels rise

February 22, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Bank of Thailand holds firm against the PM’s relentless campaign and stinging criticism. Tension escalates as the government puts further pressure on for interest rate… 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, Living, 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 ›

Full steam ahead on LGBTQ rights in Thailand, new gender identity law ordered by the PM at cabinet

Full steam ahead on LGBTQ rights in Thailand, new gender identity law ordered by the PM at cabinet

February 20, 2024

Culture, Living, Politics, Thailand:

PM orders Gender recognition law. LGBTQ rights advancing rapidly in Thailand. The first Southeast Asian nation to legalise same-sex marriage expected alongside recognition of alternative… Read More ›

By 2074, Thailand’s population will fall to 30 million people even based on the current birth rate which is still falling

By 2074, Thailand’s population will fall to 30 million people even based on the current birth rate which is still falling

February 19, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s population is set to plummet. Crisis looms as birth rate drops. Senior minister calls for urgent action as the population is predicted to more… Read More ›

Ex-PM Thaksin finally returns home to his residence in Bangkok after 17 years away, released on parole

Ex-PM Thaksin finally returns home to his residence in Bangkok after 17 years away, released on parole

February 18, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thaksin Shinawatra ignites parole controversy as ex-PM returns home after 17 Years. Cheers and questions surround the former Thai leader’s homecoming. What’s next for Thailand’s… Read More ›

Banker calls for government to rein in Thailand’s persistently large black economy amid economic malaise

Banker calls for government to rein in Thailand’s persistently large black economy amid economic malaise

February 17, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thai Bankers Association President, Phayong Sriwanich, calls for urgent measures to tackle Thailand’s vast informal economy, accounting for nearly half of GDP. Highlighting its detrimental… Read More ›

Ice cream Spiderman flies the flag for Thailand online as video clip from Surat Thani goes viral abroad

Ice cream Spiderman flies the flag for Thailand online as video clip from Surat Thani goes viral abroad

February 17, 2024

Culture, Living, Thailand:

Ice Cream Spiderman boosts Thailand’s soft power! Viral TikTok clip from Surat Thani goes global. It showcases Thai quirkiness and a love of culinary delights.… Read More ›

PM wakes up to threat of cheap Chinese goods dumped on Thailand driven by misguided economic policies

PM wakes up to threat of cheap Chinese goods dumped on Thailand driven by misguided economic policies

February 16, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thai PM raises the alarm over Chinese product onslaught: Trade deficit balloons, economic future growth and well being is at risk. The government is urged… Read More ›

Not Scotsmen but Cameroonians who had already fled Thailand after committing foul murder and theft 

Not Scotsmen but Cameroonians who had already fled Thailand after committing foul murder and theft 

February 15, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Two Cameroonian suspects fled Thailand for Singapore after the fatal assault and theft of ฿5 million cash from Kyaw Zeyar, a 53-year-old Burmese businessman. Initial… Read More ›

Thaksin on the verge of returning home to his family after early prison release has now been approved

Thaksin on the verge of returning home to his family after early prison release has now been approved

February 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thaksin’s homecoming is imminent amidst growing tumult over royal motorcades. Threats of further protests over his time in prison and early release also loom large.… Read More ›

Manhunt for two Scotsmen wanted after the murder of a Burmese businessman in Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Manhunt for two Scotsmen wanted after the murder of a Burmese businessman in Sukhumvit, Bangkok

February 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Bangkok police launch a manhunt for two Scots suspected in the killing of a Burmese businessman. The victim, Kyaw Zeyar, was found brutally beaten. Authorities… Read More ›

Russian arrested in Pattaya on Interpol Red notice and warrant for drug-related offences at home on tip-off

Russian arrested in Pattaya on Interpol Red notice and warrant for drug-related offences at home on tip-off

February 12, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Russian fugitive nabbed in Pattaya after 10 years on the run for drug offences. ‘Mr Mikail’ was arrested on an Interpol Red Notice. The public… Read More ›

63-year-old German died before his wife when blood erupted from his nose and mouth in mid-air on flight

63-year-old German died before his wife when blood erupted from his nose and mouth in mid-air on flight

February 11, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Horrifying accounts emerge of a 63-year-old German man coughing up blood mid-flight from Bangkok to Munich. Despite efforts, he succumbed to the catastrophic loss of… Read More ›

Violent clashes between royalists and activists in central Bangkok lead to injuries and concern

Violent clashes between royalists and activists in central Bangkok lead to injuries and concern

February 10, 2024

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

Violent clashes at Siam BTS Station raises alarm as royalists and activists faced off. A 20-minute brawl ensued near Siam Paragon Shopping Centre. Activists’ survey… Read More ›