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

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

August 4, 2018

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Forget the tall tales of easygoing Thai police and backhanders – drink driving in Thailand is a big No, No for all foreigners as Thailand… Read More ›

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

August 2, 2018

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

UK man suspected of drug dealing killed in police car chase as he fled a routine police enquiry. The foreigner who was married to a… Read More ›

Movie Predator steps out of the big screen and enters real life in Thailand

Movie Predator steps out of the big screen and enters real life in Thailand

July 26, 2018

Culture, Living, Thai World:

Thai police in Mukdahan province stop ‘Predator’ after giving speech to local High School on individual expression and making money out having fun There is… Read More ›

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

July 20, 2018

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

The successful rescue of the Thai ‘wild boars’ soccer team has changed the image of Thailand for the better – it is an inspirational moment… Read More ›

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

July 19, 2018

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

Innovative Thai state broadcaster moving into the digital age as TV ad revenue plummets as younger audiences move online One of Thailand leading media operators… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

July 11, 2018

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand 4.0 is no government PR gimmick or propaganda exercise – it is an honest plan that could transform Thailand The Thai government plans to… Read More ›

Love triangle murders in Thailand linked with popular TV soaps, foreigners and money

Love triangle murders in Thailand linked with popular TV soaps, foreigners and money

July 9, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World:

Thai TV soaps are a big influence on Thai women in Thailand as soaps are in most countries around the world – happy endings are… Read More ›

World cup brought home Thailand’s chronic gambling issue

World cup brought home Thailand’s chronic gambling issue

July 7, 2018

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

Gambling in Thailand can be the road to hell for many Thai people who have an acute propensity for risk as Thai police cracked down… Read More ›

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 ›