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Sad story of failed love between an elderly Austrian and his Thai wife aired publicly in Pattaya dispute

Sad story of failed love between an elderly Austrian and his Thai wife aired publicly in Pattaya dispute

April 2, 2024

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

Pattaya’s very public love fallout. Austrian and his Thai wife’s marital discord exposed. Elderly couple’s clash amidst abuse allegations, tempered by a police brokered legal… Read More ›

Big shock: Arrest warrant issued by court in Bangkok against Big Joke or General Surachate Hakparn

Big shock: Arrest warrant issued by court in Bangkok against Big Joke or General Surachate Hakparn

April 2, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Big Joke’s shock as a Bangkok court issues an arrest warrant for the top police officer. The crisis continues to pummel the Thai police force.… Read More ›

Police warn travellers arriving at Bangkok’s airports of a fast-track immigration clearance scam offer

Police warn travellers arriving at Bangkok’s airports of a fast-track immigration clearance scam offer

April 1, 2024

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

Bangkok airports scam alert issued by the Immigration Bureau. Beware of fast-track promises, they are a fraud. Immigration busts fake VIP offers. No fast lane… Read More ›

Jail time to return for Cannabis players as Srettha describes the trade as a threat to the country and economic negative

Jail time to return for Cannabis players as Srettha describes the trade as a threat to the country and economic negative

March 31, 2024

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

Thai PM Srettha vows crackdown on cannabis trade, labelling it as a massive threat to the kingdom. Calls for the return of jail time. Exclusive… Read More ›

Police chief withdraws defamation case to allow a full and open probe by investigators into his affairs

Police chief withdraws defamation case to allow a full and open probe by investigators into his affairs

March 30, 2024

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

Thai Police Chief withdraws lawsuit amid corruption claims. General Torsak Sukwimol’s bold move allows a fully open police probe into his affairs. Lawyer Tum’s allegations… Read More ›

Rabid Russian assaults police team in Phuket after going berserk at a city centre hotel on Tuesday

Rabid Russian assaults police team in Phuket after going berserk at a city centre hotel on Tuesday

March 29, 2024

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

Rabid Russian rampage in Phuket. Tourist tasered by police after hotel havoc. A drunken Russian tourist, Mr Aleksandr Tolstov, triggered chaos in Phuket, assaulting multiple… Read More ›

Unprecedented crisis for the Royal Thai Police as Srettha baulks despite lawyer’s damning claims of corruption

Unprecedented crisis for the Royal Thai Police as Srettha baulks despite lawyer’s damning claims of corruption

March 29, 2024

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

Terrifying police corruption scandal unveiled. Lawyer’s shocking claims rock Thailand. Well-known lawyer Sittra Biabungkerd has alleged rampant corruption within the Royal Thai Police, implicating high-ranking… Read More ›

Same-sex marriage law passed by lower house. Next comes a law to legalise prostitution in Thailand

Same-sex marriage law passed by lower house. Next comes a law to legalise prostitution in Thailand

March 28, 2024

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

House of Representatives passes a Gay Marriage law. Legislators next will tackle legalising Prostitution. Historic strides in human rights anticipated as PM Srettha’s government leads… Read More ›

Police in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang work to identify remains found with a United Nations driver’s licence

Police in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang work to identify remains found with a United Nations driver’s licence

March 27, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A mysterious skeleton found. Active investigation is underway. Police in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang investigate skeletal remains discovered with a Nigerian driver’s licence. Suspected foul play… Read More ›

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 ›

Giant Italian-Thai behemoth fights for survival and to pay wages as fears rise about the wider economy

Giant Italian-Thai behemoth fights for survival and to pay wages as fears rise about the wider economy

March 25, 2024

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai Construction behemoth Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD) fights for survival amid a growing financial crisis. Intense negotiations are ongoing. Worker wages in limbo. Government and… Read More ›

Horror greets responders after shocking high-speed motorbike crash on Phuket road leaves three dead

Horror greets responders after shocking high-speed motorbike crash on Phuket road leaves three dead

March 24, 2024

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A shocking high-speed motorcycle collision in Rawai, Phuket, claims three lives, leaving a young Thai woman fighting for survival. Gruesome scenes greeted responders as the… 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 ›

Srettha dismisses speculation of a plot to defeat the budget and replace him as the Prime Minister in a heave

Srettha dismisses speculation of a plot to defeat the budget and replace him as the Prime Minister in a heave

March 22, 2024

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

SRETTHA DENIES PARLIAMENTARY COUP RUMOURS: Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin dismisses rumours of a budget defeat plot and coup to replace him. It comes amid… Read More ›

Visa-free access to the UK in new roadmap pact signed in Bangkok on flying visit by Cameron

Visa-free access to the UK in new roadmap pact signed in Bangkok on flying visit by Cameron

March 21, 2024

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

VISA WAIVER FOR THAIS GOING TO THE UK | One of the goals of the UK-Thai Strategic Partnership agreement signed with UK Foreign Secretary Lord… 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 ›

New Finance Minister expected in April as economic malaise deepens with downgrades in GDP growth

New Finance Minister expected in April as economic malaise deepens with downgrades in GDP growth

March 19, 2024

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

New Finance Minister expected amidst GDP downgrades | Economic malaise deepens as new finance minister anticipated in April. Amidst ballooning private sector debt and structural… 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 ›

Thaksin’s visit to Chiang Mai lays down a marker. The ex-PM is still a compelling political force in Thailand

Thaksin’s visit to Chiang Mai lays down a marker. The ex-PM is still a compelling political force in Thailand

March 16, 2024

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

Thaksin’s Chiang Mai return: Political marker laid down by Ex-PM. Thaksin’s visit to Chiang Mai signals his enduring political clout. Amidst tears and cheers, he… Read More ›