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Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

July 3, 2018

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

The Chinese tourist boom poses a challenge to Thai travel and tourist interests as well as the Thai public Thailand has become an irresistible magnet… Read More ›

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

Hero Bangkok taxi driver contacts radio station to give back 270,000 baht left in his taxi

June 29, 2018

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

Hero taxi driver shows true colours of most hard working Bangkok taxi drivers A Bangkok taxi driver has restored confidence in a service that has… Read More ›

Food poisoning in Thailand: It’s a real danger to Thais and a menace to western foreigners

Food poisoning in Thailand: It’s a real danger to Thais and a menace to western foreigners

June 27, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand:

The heat, the sunshine, a multitude of food outlets, large numbers of visitors and cultural differences make the threat of food poisoning in Thailand a… Read More ›

Foreigners dealing or even using drugs in Thailand are ill advised

Foreigners dealing or even using drugs in Thailand are ill advised

June 23, 2018

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

In the last few decades too many foreigners have found themselves in perilous straits on the wrong side of Thai law over illicit drugs Thailand’s… Read More ›

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

Thai Government warns about fake news online as political discourse picks up before elections

June 21, 2018

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

Tough laws concerning online speech and commentary should be noted by foreigners as Thailand resumes political discourse Thailand’s authorities have warn the public that it… Read More ›

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

Foreigners snared in sex industry crack down as Thai police promise that wrong doers will be detected

June 18, 2018

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

One foreigner (American) arrested in Thailand for human trafficking while another (Swiss) arrested for possession of child pornography as part of sex industry crackdown Please… Read More ›

Watch out for deadly snakes in Thailand – they’re not your friend

Watch out for deadly snakes in Thailand – they’re not your friend

June 16, 2018

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

While an expert claims that foreigners or visitors to Thailand should not fear snakes, it is sensible to be cautious – there are some horror… Read More ›

Airbnb and Uber given short shrift in Thailand  as Airbnb business model is declared illegal by a Thai court

Airbnb and Uber given short shrift in Thailand as Airbnb business model is declared illegal by a Thai court

June 15, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand:

Regulations in Thailand link entrenched services are proving a barrier for global online apps. Thai Institute shows a popular demand for taxi hailing apps. Airbnb… Read More ›

Thai Female Minister declares the end of sex tourism as Thailand too moves towards girl power

Thai Female Minister declares the end of sex tourism as Thailand too moves towards girl power

June 12, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai sex tourism recently involved UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in controversy when he acknowledged it was popular with UK men Probably one of world’s… Read More ›

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

Thailand to build real time database to track foreigners

June 9, 2018

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

More crime in Thailand is being linked to foreign gangs attracted to the country’s lifestyle and economic opportunities Thailand is gearing up efforts to monitor… Read More ›

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

Thailand is a highly connected society and powerful force on the internet

June 8, 2018

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

Thailand is an advanced country for internet usage with Thai women leading the way Thailand continues to be placed in the top 10 worldwide for… Read More ›

Gangs involved in fraud rackets arrested by Thai authorities

Gangs involved in fraud rackets arrested by Thai authorities

June 5, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The many reasons that make Thailand a desirable place to live for foreigners are also attracting the wrong sort of people in unprecedented numbers The… Read More ›

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

Thai police ramp up action on fake slimming products as four Thai women die

June 1, 2018

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

One Thai man loses mother and sister in huge personal loss as police investigate and legal battles loom Thai authorities have seized assets and money… Read More ›

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

May 27, 2018

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

Thailand’s roads are the most dangerous in the world. It’s not just a statistic but a very real human tragedy. For foreigners visiting Thailand and… Read More ›

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

May 24, 2018

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

One commentator blames toxic online commentary on Thai women marrying foreigners for an apalling tragedy that unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani Living a life of luxury… Read More ›

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

May 22, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

Online for banking for foreigners to Thailand looks like a brighter proposition but the days of the old fashioned branch service are numbered here also… Read More ›

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

May 13, 2018

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

Thailand is suppressing  fake and counterfeit goods but intellectual property infringement remains 2017 raids on Bangkok’s gigantic shopping centres which for decades were a mecca… Read More ›

Love Destiny may be the way forward for Thailand

Love Destiny may be the way forward for Thailand

May 10, 2018

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

Thailand may have found a new formula for harmony and love The Thai Ministry of Defence has launched a new mascot to promote unity in… Read More ›

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

April 29, 2018

Crime, Economy, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World:

Beauty serum was a soybean byproduct that produced a rash as Thailand reels from ambitious scam involving nearly 60 TV, film and internet stars The… Read More ›

Violent elephants a part of life in Thailand as Zoo elephant kills trainer in Chiang Mai

Violent elephants a part of life in Thailand as Zoo elephant kills trainer in Chiang Mai

December 6, 2017

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

The elephant is the most revered animal in Thailand. It is also a symbol of prestige and good fortune intertwined in Thailand’s history for hundreds… Read More ›