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Pattaya plagued by foreign thieves preying on Thai locals and tourists as French man is arrested for theft

Pattaya plagued by foreign thieves preying on Thai locals and tourists as French man is arrested for theft

May 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Pattaya’s fun lovin criminals: Tourists and expats in Pattaya on guard against low life thieves, many of them foreigners, targeting the city’s booming tourist trade,… Read More ›

Thai dog saves newborn infant buried alive by his teenage mother in Nakhon Ratchasima province

Thai dog saves newborn infant buried alive by his teenage mother in Nakhon Ratchasima province

May 16, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police quickly identified the 15 year old mother of the child in the small Thai village community. The baby is now reported to be… Read More ›

Thai government’s new compulsory insurance may only apply to retirement visas for foreigners

Thai government’s new compulsory insurance may only apply to retirement visas for foreigners

May 14, 2019

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

It needs clarification but for now, it does look like that this new regulation only applies to retirement visas for foreigners living in Thailand. The… Read More ›

Eight month old baby boy crushed by a truck after his baby walker rolled onto a South Bangkok street

Eight month old baby boy crushed by a truck after his baby walker rolled onto a South Bangkok street

May 12, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

BANGKOK TRAGEDY – Lorry driver told Thai police that he was powerless to avoid the tragedy. Even as he swerved immediately, the child in his… Read More ›

Thailand faces a new world economy driven by Trump’s economic agenda, not a global one in a new world order

Thailand faces a new world economy driven by Trump’s economic agenda, not a global one in a new world order

May 12, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The outcome of the trade talks between China and US may yet change course but if things stay as they are or get worse, as… Read More ›

Elite Thai police internal security unit arrests Thai police captain for drug dealing in Nakhon Phanom

Elite Thai police internal security unit arrests Thai police captain for drug dealing in Nakhon Phanom

May 9, 2019

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

59 year old police captain was caught red handed selling ฿50,000 worth of methamphetamine pills, sourced from his mistress in Laos, to an undercover agent.… Read More ›

Loyal dog stands waiting for Dutch owner in Krabi after he appears to have drowned in local pond

Loyal dog stands waiting for Dutch owner in Krabi after he appears to have drowned in local pond

May 7, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The Dutchman’s Thai wife raised the alarm at dusk when her husband failed to return from his afternoon walk with his dog yesterday. Up to… Read More ›

UK man removed from Phuket condo after 16 week standoff and siege following his refusal to pay any rent

UK man removed from Phuket condo after 16 week standoff and siege following his refusal to pay any rent

May 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The skeletal UK man refused medical attention after a carefully planned police operation was successful in removing him on Friday last from the apartment he… Read More ›

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

May 6, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai police are actively searching for the driver of the car involved in the horrific accident. The driver walked away from a blue Honda Jazz… Read More ›

French diplomat killed this week at a Bangkok BTS terminal was formerly a skilled investigative journalist

French diplomat killed this week at a Bangkok BTS terminal was formerly a skilled investigative journalist

April 30, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The 2009 article written by French man Arnaud Dubus in Liberation, a French left of centre daily newspaper published in France investigated a submarine deal… Read More ›

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

April 30, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

54 year old Thai woman was treated in hospital on Saturday and given an injection as well as medication. Complaining of severe pain and swelling,… Read More ›

Charges to be brought against American and Thai wife with arrest warrants sought soon for the pair

Charges to be brought against American and Thai wife with arrest warrants sought soon for the pair

April 22, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The enthusiastic and pioneering  Chad Elwartowski’s actions between February and April 2019 have opened himself and his Thai partner up to prosecution by Thai authorities.… Read More ›

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

April 14, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

A visionary American and his Thai wife celebrate a new departure, the beginnings, they believe, of a new community and mode of living off the… Read More ›

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

April 13, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police now focus their investigation on the lesser charges of drunk or reckless driving causing death, injury or property damage. Court later granted bail… Read More ›

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

April 12, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Deputy National Police Chief on Friday referenced the death penalty after interviewing a Thai business man who denies murder charges after killing a husband and wife… Read More ›

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

April 11, 2019

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

Strong warning from the Crime Technology Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police reminds holiday revelers of the serious penalties for uploading photos or videos… Read More ›

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

April 9, 2019

Economy, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The huge Bangkok International Motor Show closed its doors last Sunday on another successful event representing Thailand’s strong motor industry driven by Thailand’s emerging middle… Read More ›

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

April 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The move against the high profile policeman, who is particularly well known to foreigners, raises questions as to the reason and background to the move.… Read More ›

Thai emergency rescuers cry as they meet 3 year old boy in Nakhon Ratchasima bus accident site

Thai emergency rescuers cry as they meet 3 year old boy in Nakhon Ratchasima bus accident site

March 29, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Three people were killed in the bus crash which occurred in slippery road conditions. The bus driver was among the dead. The priority of rescuers… Read More ›

Thailand’s northern provinces face chronic smog pollution and a health threat caused by farming fires

Thailand’s northern provinces face chronic smog pollution and a health threat caused by farming fires

March 26, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The dramatic photo of a young Thai woman bleeding from the nose and mouth was published by a daily newspaper in Thailand this month to… Read More ›