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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 ›

Thai bride named as ‘Lady of the Hills in Yorkshire’ by Thai police – husband, living here, is not a suspect

Thai bride named as ‘Lady of the Hills in Yorkshire’ by Thai police – husband, living here, is not a suspect

March 19, 2019

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

The news that a body of a woman, who was found in 2004 on a remote hill in Yorkshire, was that of Thai wife, mother… Read More ›

Market conditions for Honda motorbikes may be a signpost for a stalling Thai economy in 2019

Market conditions for Honda motorbikes may be a signpost for a stalling Thai economy in 2019

March 11, 2019

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

Honda Motorbikes has 80% of the Thai motorbike market. It is a good bellwether for the Thai economy with the market made up largely of… Read More ›

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

March 2, 2019

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The new law has been defended by some law makers and officials as essential to security but it does widen the powers of the government.… Read More ›

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

March 1, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

There is conflicting evidence as to what happened on the Pak Nam road in Chumphon province at 4.3o pm yesterday but what is not in… Read More ›

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

February 28, 2019

Living, Media:

Trumps stuns the World and heads back to Washington as Michael Cohen gives another day if blazing testimony to  the US Congress. However despite the… Read More ›

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

February 24, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

A Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima province is aiming and shooting for gold this week when he competes in the shooting World Cup being held… Read More ›

UK lad was riding his motorbike illegally when killed in January – bike shop fined by Thai police for offence

UK lad was riding his motorbike illegally when killed in January – bike shop fined by Thai police for offence

February 13, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police have fined the motorbike shop that rented the motorbike that 17 year old Anthony Ryan was riding when he met his death on… Read More ›

UK pianist in tune with Thai elephants in Kanchanaburi as he entertains them with concerts

UK pianist in tune with Thai elephants in Kanchanaburi as he entertains them with concerts

February 10, 2019

Culture, Living, Thailand:

A UK pianist playing on a hillside in Kanchanaburi province to old and disabled elephants has become a You Tube star with millions of views… Read More ›

UK man killed in Jomtien beach fall from his condo balcony suffered from a panic attack medical condition

UK man killed in Jomtien beach fall from his condo balcony suffered from a panic attack medical condition

February 7, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police have requested CCTV footage and will examine it carefully as well as performing an autopsy on the body of the UK man who… Read More ›

Shock Thai poll shows Valentine’s Day is a day for sex among some school and university students

Shock Thai poll shows Valentine’s Day is a day for sex among some school and university students

February 7, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This year in Thailand, Valentines Day expenditure looks like it will dip but the sexual escapades between Thai students at university and high schools looks… Read More ›

PM rules out odd, even car limitations in Bangkok for now as metro smog control zone declared to curb problem

PM rules out odd, even car limitations in Bangkok for now as metro smog control zone declared to curb problem

February 2, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government and Bangkok’s Metropolitan Authority have been busy combating the ongoing smog problem impacting the city in the last few weeks. This has… Read More ›