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Thai woman threatens to kill toddler on Facebook – says it was a ruse to gain his father’s attention

Thai woman threatens to kill toddler on Facebook – says it was a ruse to gain his father’s attention

August 15, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The woman explained to police and officials that she had no money to buy milk or diapers for her little boy named as Nong Andrey… Read More ›

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

August 14, 2019

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Mother and little girl were found embracing in the back seat of the Toyota car after Thai police managed to unlock the doors. Police in… Read More ›

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

August 13, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police and prosecutors are offering 34-year-old Jesse Edward Lee the opportunity to pay compensation to the victims of the crime and avoid criminal prosecution… Read More ›

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

August 12, 2019

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

Army leader tells Reuters that Thailand is still fighting a similar enemy as it did in the 1970s and 1980s when it defeated communist threats.… Read More ›

Aussie rap star taken in by Thai police after raid on his hotel following online posts of party drug use

Aussie rap star taken in by Thai police after raid on his hotel following online posts of party drug use

August 11, 2019

Culture, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The Aussie is believed to have been staying in Phuket and published video clips of the raid where he admitted to being afraid as Thai… Read More ›

French man dies on the side of a road from alcohol abuse on Ko Samui island – post mortem ordered

French man dies on the side of a road from alcohol abuse on Ko Samui island – post mortem ordered

August 10, 2019

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The 31-year French man was named by Ko Samui police as Yann Naquin. He was admitted to hospital on August 5th and diagnosed with liver… Read More ›

Luxurious interior contributed to the Lady D fire as police intially suggest the yacht was insured

Luxurious interior contributed to the Lady D fire as police intially suggest the yacht was insured

August 9, 2019

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Public meeting at Phuket Provincial Hall hears Vice Governor call for fireboats as the response to the incident exposed the weaknesses Phuket faces in relation… Read More ›

Fire aboard superyacht in Phuket began in the engine room. Lady D towed out to sea yesterday

Fire aboard superyacht in Phuket began in the engine room. Lady D towed out to sea yesterday

August 8, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Senior police officer told a local newspaper in Phuket that the 56metre vessel with 7 staterooms and a range of  13,000 nautical miles was full… Read More ›

Bank of Thailand cuts interest rates in a surprise move as ING Bank predicts a second later this year

Bank of Thailand cuts interest rates in a surprise move as ING Bank predicts a second later this year

August 7, 2019

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

Thailand’s export industry has been ravaged by the US-China trade war that is now threatening to provoke an economic setback. The move today could be… Read More ›

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

August 7, 2019

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Airport officials and police interviewed the owner of the bag when she returned at 1 pm, nearly 5 hours after the bag and its valuable… Read More ›

Fatal passenger van and bus accidents on Tuesday caused by drivers who fell asleep at the wheel in the early hours

Fatal passenger van and bus accidents on Tuesday caused by drivers who fell asleep at the wheel in the early hours

August 7, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

There is a pattern to fatal bus accidents in Thailand, it is this: sleep deprivation and drugs both driven by overworked drivers. On Tuesday morning… Read More ›

Thai woman dies from a female mosquito bite as deaths and infections from dengue spike

Thai woman dies from a female mosquito bite as deaths and infections from dengue spike

August 6, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Doctors in Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchatani took action weeks ago and changed the medication for malaria sufferers after recovery rates dipped below World… Read More ›

Chinese pickpockets staying in hostels as backpacker visitors targeting tourists in Bangkok 

Chinese pickpockets staying in hostels as backpacker visitors targeting tourists in Bangkok 

August 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

At the end of July, the tourist police force in Bangkok began a training programme for volunteers to work with existing officers on the streets… Read More ›

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

July 30, 2019

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One young woman awoke from her sleep at 2 pm to loud cash noises with a rain of debris and dust from her ceiling. Initially,… Read More ›

Thai expats launch website to campaign for easier immigration reporting rules for visa holders

Thai expats launch website to campaign for easier immigration reporting rules for visa holders

July 29, 2019

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

Some foreigners and expats have been critical of the move fearing a backlash from authorities. A UK man in Bangkok said: ‘I wouldn’t put my… Read More ›

Thailand united in wishing the King a Happy Birthday with events in Bangkok and all provinces

Thailand united in wishing the King a Happy Birthday with events in Bangkok and all provinces

July 28, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s post office ThaialandPost released a stamp on Sunday, July 28th to celebrate His Majesty’s birthday and is available at all post offices and online.… Read More ›

Nanny in court charged with assault of 2-year-old boy who doctors in Samut Prakan say is brain dead

Nanny in court charged with assault of 2-year-old boy who doctors in Samut Prakan say is brain dead

July 27, 2019

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

34-year-old Mayuree Tuangkesorn was arrested on Thursday by police investigating the case after the boy’s mother filed a complaint on Monday. She admitted to biting… Read More ›

Microsoft accepts charges of corrupt payments in Thailand as it makes a deal with US investigators

Microsoft accepts charges of corrupt payments in Thailand as it makes a deal with US investigators

July 25, 2019

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

A leader of an anti-corruption group says that Thailand’s anti-corruption watchdog was unaware of the case when he contacted officials this week. Mana Nimitmongkol is… Read More ›

Canadian and Thai girlfriend die instantly as high powered motorbike jettisons them into a bollard

Canadian and Thai girlfriend die instantly as high powered motorbike jettisons them into a bollard

July 24, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The World Bank and Bloomberg last year reported, following an in-depth study by experts, that Thailand risks losing 22% of it future GDP if it… Read More ›

Thailand’s small businesses and farmers are facing a crisis. The bankers are the ones that know

Thailand’s small businesses and farmers are facing a crisis. The bankers are the ones that know

July 23, 2019

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

There is a far bigger issue than just dealing with the current perfect storm of negative economic influences on small businesses and those struggling to… Read More ›