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Chinese billboard aimed at grey area operators causes outrage and prompts PM to visit local police station

Chinese billboard aimed at grey area operators causes outrage and prompts PM to visit local police station

July 22, 2024

Crime, Living, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Mysterious Chinese billboard in Bangkok offers foreign citizenship, sparks outrage, and prompts PM’s visit to Huai Khwang police station urging an urgent investigation into illegality… Read More ›

Magic loses its touch: ‘invisible’ drug dealing Nigerian nabbed by cops in Ko Phangan Hotel swoop

Magic loses its touch: ‘invisible’ drug dealing Nigerian nabbed by cops in Ko Phangan Hotel swoop

July 21, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

A Nigerian man who claimed to use magic to evade police was arrested in Ko Phangan. He had overstayed his visa for nearly nine years,… Read More ›

Trump resurgent with new running mate JD Vance as President Biden pulls out of the race

Trump resurgent with new running mate JD Vance as President Biden pulls out of the race

July 21, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Biden faced Mounting Pressure as Trump rose with JD Vance: With Democratic calls for Biden to exit the race intensifying, the President has pulled out… Read More ›

PM Srettha expresses concern for Thais in Bangladesh and advises them to monitor Dhaka Embassy alerts

PM Srettha expresses concern for Thais in Bangladesh and advises them to monitor Dhaka Embassy alerts

July 21, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thai PM Srettha Thavisin warns Thai nationals in Dhaka to stay vigilant amidst ongoing violent protests and urged them to monitor embassy alerts as hundreds… Read More ›

Energy Minister confirms no rise in electricity prices as government policy aims for cheaper tariffs

Energy Minister confirms no rise in electricity prices as government policy aims for cheaper tariffs

July 20, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s Minister of Energy scolds media and confirms no rise in electricity prices from September to December 2024, keeping rates stable at ฿4.18 per unit.… Read More ›

Anutin raises the stakes a notch as he expresses opposition to the PM’s policy outlawing cannabis by year’s end

Anutin raises the stakes a notch as he expresses opposition to the PM’s policy outlawing cannabis by year’s end

July 19, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Anutin confronts the PM over cannabis policy and pledges to vote against criminalisation. He says the data is incomplete and questions the reversal of the… Read More ›

Top Thai firm in widening crisis after fraud claims by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Top Thai firm in widening crisis after fraud claims by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

July 18, 2024

Crime, Economy, Living, Thailand:

Energy Absolute (EA) in crisis as fraud allegations hit. Confidence in Thailand’s EV industry, Stock Exchange, and leading banks damaged. EA’s share price decimated while… Read More ›

Evil act of mass murder at Bangkok tea party of death in the heart of the capital shocks Thailand and the World

Evil act of mass murder at Bangkok tea party of death in the heart of the capital shocks Thailand and the World

July 17, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Six people were found dead in a Bangkok hotel, poisoned at a tea party orchestrated by Sherine Chong, a Vietnamese American. Chong, facing a legal… Read More ›

Economy faces a liquidity crisis as the property and manufacturing sectors nosedive impeding growth

Economy faces a liquidity crisis as the property and manufacturing sectors nosedive impeding growth

July 16, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Property and manufacturing sectors plummet, access to credit tightens, and economic chiefs warn of worsening conditions. Analysts doubt 2.6% GDP growth for 2024 amid rising… Read More ›

Six Vietnamese tourists found dead at a luxury city centre hotel in the Pathumwan area of Bangkok

Six Vietnamese tourists found dead at a luxury city centre hotel in the Pathumwan area of Bangkok

July 16, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Shocking incident in central Bangkok sees six bodies found by police. The party of three women and there men may have committed suicide. Shocking reports… Read More ›

Economy in bad shape as the Revenue Department ramps up demands for more taxpayers to pay up

Economy in bad shape as the Revenue Department ramps up demands for more taxpayers to pay up

July 15, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Revenue Department boss Kulaya Tantitemit emphasised that her department had sent out 100,000 letters to individuals and entities who should be reporting for tax. Certainly,… Read More ›

Chinese Tik Tik star believed to have been murdered by another Chinese tourist on  Monday, July 1st

Chinese Tik Tik star believed to have been murdered by another Chinese tourist on  Monday, July 1st

July 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Chinese TikTok star Yan Ruimin believed murdered by a fellow Chinese tourist in Bangkok. Police tamp down crime syndicate speculation but identify a key suspect… Read More ›

Attempted Assassination of Former President Donald Trump: Latest Updates and reactions from America

Attempted Assassination of Former President Donald Trump: Latest Updates and reactions from America

July 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Former President Donald Trump was shot and wounded during a rally, narrowly escaping with his life. As America reels, leaders call for unity amid rising… Read More ›

New Zealand Day brothers have landed back home in their own country after 4 months in detention

New Zealand Day brothers have landed back home in their own country after 4 months in detention

July 13, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Two middle-aged New Zealand brothers returned home after spending four months detained in Thailand for a violent assault on a Phuket police officer in March.… Read More ›

New Visa measure to go into effect on Monday. 60 days stay for visitors of up to 93 countries stamped on entry

New Visa measure to go into effect on Monday. 60 days stay for visitors of up to 93 countries stamped on entry

July 12, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The package of four measures was approved by the Minister of the Interior Anutin Charnvirakul on Friday. A key development is the introduction of the… Read More ›

Elderly, retired British couple see dream life turn sour after dangerous spat with Hua Hin neighbours turned violent

Elderly, retired British couple see dream life turn sour after dangerous spat with Hua Hin neighbours turned violent

July 11, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Elderly British couple in Thailand face turmoil after a violent clash with neighbours. Legal battles loom over assault and CCTV use. An elderly British couple… Read More ›

Wrangling within the Pheu Thai Party came to the surface this week as bigwig Chalerm seeks his own expulsion

Wrangling within the Pheu Thai Party came to the surface this week as bigwig Chalerm seeks his own expulsion

July 11, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

List MP seeks a new party amid Pheu Thai turmoil. Rising internal divisions and a potential Bhumjaithai Cannabis clash. Ex-Premier Thaksin estranged from former party… Read More ›

New Senate heads for parliament as Election result is confirmed by the country’s oversight agency

New Senate heads for parliament as Election result is confirmed by the country’s oversight agency

July 10, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Senate confirmed amid controversy: Thailand’s new Upper House to be formally seated. Election Commission issues ‘Orange Cards’ after detailing rigorous vetting of over 48,000 applications.… Read More ›

Anutin turns up the heat on PM over cannabis issue as critical drug control panel meeting looms to decide

Anutin turns up the heat on PM over cannabis issue as critical drug control panel meeting looms to decide

July 9, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Deputy PM Anutin clashes with PM over Cannabis recriminalization. As public support surges, Anutin vows to vote against rescheduling cannabis as a controlled drug at… Read More ›

War in Myanmar is making Thai officials nervous with ominous signs that the military junta is faltering

War in Myanmar is making Thai officials nervous with ominous signs that the military junta is faltering

July 8, 2024

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thai Army secures Moroccans’ release amid Myanmar chaos. Junta struggles to maintain control. Thailand faces a rising Drug Trafficking pattern from the Golden Triangle.  There… Read More ›