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Thai consumers and Ford both may actually have won in last month’s landmark ruling by a Thai court

Thai consumers and Ford both may actually have won in last month’s landmark ruling by a Thai court

October 19, 2018

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

Thailand’s first consumer class action against Ford was a historic win for consumers, Thailand’s auto industry, the Thai legal system and Ford itself The South… Read More ›

Thai economy in good shape even with the odd mishap and the impact the US China trade war

Thai economy in good shape even with the odd mishap and the impact the US China trade war

October 18, 2018

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

Although there are indications that the 3rd quarter has seen optimistic forecast lowered, the Thai economy is sound and poised for steady progress barring a… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

October 16, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Some foreigners such as western expats can sometimes simply lose control of life in Thailand and dread a knock on the door and possible arrest… Read More ›

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

Thailand at war with drugs as regional anti drug effort gains steam, foreigners must not be the enemy

October 13, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The pattern of drug use in Thailand is far lower and different to western countries with the number of Thai addicts being drastically reduced between… Read More ›

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

October 11, 2018

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

Thai police working with Chinese counterparts disrupt increasingly large and confident online betting and call centre scams Police in China last month announced the suppression… Read More ›

Thai PM may yet change the culture in Thailand and last month emerged as a JPop fan of Japanese band AKB48

Thai PM may yet change the culture in Thailand and last month emerged as a JPop fan of Japanese band AKB48

October 9, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand, like much of Asia is looking East with shared tastes in new popular music and TV soaps. The Thai PM recently drew attention to… Read More ›

Historical French embassy in Bangkok opened to the public

Historical French embassy in Bangkok opened to the public

October 1, 2018

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

Thailand’s relationship with France are of critical importance to its ongoing trade with Europe and the western world – today it is a very warm… Read More ›

Vern Unsworth sues Elon Musk in Los Angeles court while UK proceedings are also pending and being prepared

Vern Unsworth sues Elon Musk in Los Angeles court while UK proceedings are also pending and being prepared

September 23, 2018

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

Musk sued by UK hero Vern Unsworth – the spat raises the question of a mistaken prejudice and stereotype held by some against foreigners living… Read More ›

Mr Goldshell – the Thai hero turtle brings joy and hope to a small Thai village while another village calls police over ghost

Mr Goldshell – the Thai hero turtle brings joy and hope to a small Thai village while another village calls police over ghost

September 18, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World:

Thailand is a country where ghosts and legends do battle for people’s minds with the biggest inspiration of all – the lottery win In a… Read More ›

Former jet set monk jailed for over a century in Thailand after trial on financial charges

Former jet set monk jailed for over a century in Thailand after trial on financial charges

September 11, 2018

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

Extraordinary story of former Thai monk who exploited the goodwill Thai people for a luxury lifestyle A former Thai monk was jailed last month for… Read More ›

Thailand’s road accident rate still a red light – many factors driving the carnage with no easy fix

Thailand’s road accident rate still a red light – many factors driving the carnage with no easy fix

September 10, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

 Thai PM orders tough new road traffic penalties, which could have caused undue hardship for working Thais, to be held off Thailand’s Prime Minister has… Read More ›

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

September 5, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Police investigation into tourist company owned by a Chinese woman using Thai nominees highlights the danger of the practice for everyone concerned A company that… Read More ›

A politically incorrect economic success: Thailand is home to some of the world’s richest people

A politically incorrect economic success: Thailand is home to some of the world’s richest people

August 30, 2018

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

Young Thai woman from Khlong Toei shows the way forward for the chronic poor in Bangkok’s slums. Don’t blame the rich, raise your sights Unknown… Read More ›

The MG brand is back and again hugely popular in Thailand despite a few hiccups for one Thai woman

The MG brand is back and again hugely popular in Thailand despite a few hiccups for one Thai woman

August 16, 2018

Economy, Living:

A negative post on MG cars by a Thai woman has highlighted a new age of global co-operation in selling the private car dream to… Read More ›

Thai beaches are relatively safe from shark attacks when compared with other coastal regions such as Florida

Thai beaches are relatively safe from shark attacks when compared with other coastal regions such as Florida

August 14, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The figures are clear, shark populations in Thailand are actually in decline and they are mostly non threatening species but high visitor numbers and aberrations… Read More ›

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

August 8, 2018

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

Murder conviction and death sentenced upheld for Spanish national whose callous and cruel crime shocked Thailand in 2016 After a long absence, death penalty has… Read More ›

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